College News


As of January 25 our area is still in moderate drought. The Southwest portion of Kansas is seeing a continuing expansion of extreme drought. Things aren’t looking good for improving soil moisture over the week or so, however, the portions of Northwest Kansas receiving over a foot of snow were helped but not enough to eliminate the drought.

Barton Community College’s Center for Adult Education will soon begin another nine-week session of classes. However, orientation days are required before starting the class.

Students interested in auditioning for vocal ensembles, instrumental ensembles, dance ensembles, learning about scholarships opportunities in performing arts for the 2022-2023 season, and visiting with our directors in vocal, instrumental, dance or theatre are encouraged to sign up for one of three “Scholarship Audition Days” on Feb. 12, March 12 or April 2 at

As of January 11, it’s easy, our area is in moderate drought. The Southwest portion of Kansas is in extreme drought. The six to ten-day outlook (January 18 to 22) indicates we are predicted to have a 33 to 40% chance of above-normal temperatures and a leaning towards below-normal precipitation.

The Barton Community College Nursing Department wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).