Barton Community College will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17. Barton's Center for Adult Education and the Shafer Art Gallery also will be closed. Offices will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
As of January 4, from Barton County, including Barton, heading north, south, and east we are now in moderate drought. East of Barton, it’s abnormally dry and the forecast isn’t promising.
The Barton Community College Department of Music will offer instrumental and vocal music lessons to the community this spring, and the last day to enroll is Jan. 17.
Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Technical Building in room T-186, the Case New Holland Training area.
Barton Community College will help area high school juniors plan for their futures at Junior Day, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Those interested can sign up at juniorday.bartonccc.edu through Feb. 1.
This is being written before the release of the Thursday Drought Monitor Report. However, we are listed as abnormally dry the past week and that hasn’t changed and precipitation chances are spotty at best
Great Bend resident Kammi Burroughs might not have been able to enroll in Barton’s Nursing Program as soon as she wanted, but one thing she has always been sure of is that caring for people was part of her destiny.
Students who would have already saved thousands of dollars by attending Barton can also save hundreds more thanks to an effort by the faculty to transition to no-cost materials or affordable texts. The concept is known in higher education as Open Educational Resources (OER).
Barton Community College offices will close for holiday break Monday, December 20. All offices will reopen Monday, Jan. 3. Spring semester classes will begin Tuesday, Jan. 11.
As of December 7th the Drought Monitor shows our area as unchanged with just some abnormally dry conditions to the north/northeast of Great Bend. However, severe and extreme drought are continuing to expand