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Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 8:25 AM

It was not a letter Skyline superintendent wanted to send but with the Legislative rescission cutting funds from this year’s budget, it was time to alert patrons that things were going to have to change."I just wanted to let the people know what was going on," Sanders said.

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 8:28 AM

When Pratt Community College received notification that the Kansas Legislature had passed a rescission bill that would cut funding out of this year’s budget, they got an unexpected surprise.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 8:40 AM

Several years of declining pass rates on the National Council Licensure Examination in the Pratt Community College nursing program have prompted the college to reduce the number of students in the nursing program.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 8:18 AM

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories about Pratt Community College students who have jobs in the community, exploring the benefits to students and thoughts of employers.

Posted Feb 15, 2015 at 12:01 AM

After working at the college for two and a half years as a nursing instructor, Kay Watkins saw many changes that were needed so when offered a promotion, she jumped on the opportunity.

Posted Feb 14, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Pratt High School prides itself on its college and career readiness approach to education, with a goal that every graduate will be prepared to go on to the next level of education without remedial courses or be ready to enter the work...

Posted Feb 13, 2015 at 12:01 AM

On Thursday, Feb. 5, the Skyline High School Thunderbird Scholar’s Bowl team, comprised of Betsy Giles, Austin Gilpin, Kasey Gilpin, Colin Kumberg, Blake Lee and Landon Lee, headed to South Barber High School in Kiowa to compete in...

Updated Feb 12, 2015 at 9:31 AM

Skyline USD 438 is depending on its voting patrons to approve an increase to the Local Option Budget in April that could bring an additional $90,000 to the district.

Updated Feb 11, 2015 at 9:37 AM

Gov. Sam Brownback’s cut to spending on Kansas’ public schools as part of a plan to cope with a revenue shortfall will affect Kiowa County schools by at least $23,000 and Haviland schools by $11,000.

Posted Feb 11, 2015 at 12:01 AM

On Jan. 29, 146 students at Pratt Community College signed a mass pledge, an event that was hosted by the college’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The event is part of a national education initiative called the Community College...

Updated Feb 10, 2015 at 8:34 AM

The district has money in reserve to cover the current shortfall; other reductions may be coming

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