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Emily Fuhrman, a Trinity Lutheran eighth-grader, is the champion speller as the result of the Atchison County Spelling Bee, on Feb. 4 at Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School. Layne Tate, an Atchison Elementary School fifth-grader garnered the second-place finish.

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Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University School of Law is seeking volunteers to serve as judges and clients for the American Bar Association Law Student Division Regional Client Counseling Competition on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at the law school. Washburn Law will be hosting teams of law students f…

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The University of Kansas announces that some area residents have earned their degree as a result of the fall semester. Recognition ceremonies were held in mid-December.

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Clifford Hawk, a long-time agriculture instructor, was recently named Faculty Emeritus by the Highland Community College Board of Trustees, according to and was honored with a reception Dec. 4 in Sabetha where he currently resides.

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The Kansas Board of Regents recently recognized Director of Technical Education Lucas Hunziger, Highland Community College Technical Center, for excellence in Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education reporting.

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Washburn University’s Board of Regents has approved plans to design and build a new home for its law school on the campus at the corner of 21st Street and Washburn Ave.

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Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School congratulates the 2020 King and Queen of Mats and their court, who were crowned at the home wrestling matches with Sabetha & Maur Hill-Mount Academy on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Colton Scholz was crowned King of Mats and Graci Postma …

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February’s UMB Count on More students of the month are Catherine Peitsch of St. Benedict Catholic School, Kyle Mercer of Atchison Middle School and Joshua Pierce of Trinity Lutheran School.

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EFFINGHAM — Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School is pleased to announce the candidates for 2020 King and Queen of Courts. Queen candidates are Dekoda Clem, Shelby Scholz, and Kayla Vanderpool. King candidates are Evan Caudle, Marcus Hetherington, and Levi Navinskey.

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Trinity Lutheran School in Atchison has wrapped another annual celebration of National Luther Schools Week late last week.

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USD 409 Board of Education members plan to convene in a special workshop session at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 in the community room at the board office.

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 USD 377 Board of Education plan to convene in a special session at 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 in the boardroom at the central office. 

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As new business recently got underway for USD 377 Board of Education members, they organized for the remainder of the current school year.

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Local public school leaders were seemingly in step along a course to the future as they agreed to consider two proposed activities and approved the calendar for the 2020-21 school year on Monday.

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The USD 377 Board of Education members plan to convene at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the administrative office located at 306 Main Street in Effingham.