Events & Happenings

K-State Polytechnic Airport Management Program  Kansas State Polytechnic’s airport management program offers students an experience they cannot obtain at any other university in the country. Along with the campus being located directly on an active airfield, our students’ learning environment is cultivated by industry professionals who advance general textbook curriculum by incorporating problem-solving projects that affect real airports. Students practice how to plan, direct and coordinate day-to-day operations and gain a diverse set of skills related to economics, business and personnel management, leadership, labor relations, airport planning and architecture, and aviation ethics within an airport setting.
Fort Scott Community College

At FSCC, students can earn credits to transfer to a four-year institution or pursue an associate degree or certificate. More than 55 courses are guaranteed to transfer to any Kansas public college or university. 

UMKC School of Medicine

UMKC’s innovative curriculum provides students with early and continuous patient-care experience and fully integrates liberal arts/humanities, basic sciences and clinical medicine. The learning environment de-emphasizes competition and encourages learning through close faculty-student interaction and student partnerships.

Fort Hays State University

FHSU is the leading forward-thinking, entrepreneurial university of the Midwest. We have an enrollment of more than 14,000 students and offer certificate and degree programs at the associate, bachelor's and master's levels through 31 academic departments (we also offer a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree). We attract goal-oriented students who want premier learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom combined with extraordinary one-to-one attention and support. 

University of Tulsa

The University of Tulsa is a private research university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. The university is renowned for its programs in law, English, computer science, natural sciences, psychology, and engineering.

Pittsburg State University

Pitt State is a nationally recognized academics, caring faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and championship athletics… it’s all here and waiting for you. Become a Gorilla today!

Hutchinson Community College

HCC is your education destination whether it’s a traditional classroom setting or taking a class online from anywhere in the world, HutchCC offers learning solutions to fit your needs. Classes available on our main campus in Hutchinson, our outreach centers in McPherson and Newton and online. 

Colby Community College


Colby Community College offers a myriad of choices when it comes to selecting a program of study. There are more than 60 degree and certificate options to choose from in many of today’s high-demand career fields. Academic programs focus on fulfilling general education requirements to prepare students for successful transfer to a four-year institution or entry into the job market. Vocational programs feature two years of intensive training preparing students for employment immediately upon graduation. 

Colby Community College has three options for students with an interest in becoming a member of the veterinary healthcare team: On-campus Veterinary Technology Program, the Distance Learning Veterinary Technology Program (CCC DLVTP), the pre-veterinary medicine major.

Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott Community College offers you more than 40 fields of study, with locations in Fort Scott, PaolaPittsburg, and Frontenac. Additionally, FSCC offers more than 50 general education courses, which are accepted by Kansas universities to transfer as equivalents.

Paul Mitchell the school Wichita

Come join us at Paul Mitchell The School Wichita and begin your beauty career in a city rich with American culture and modern upscale living. We look forward to meeting you!

Crave Beauty Academy

The future isn’t what it used to be and the change is Crave Beauty Academy. Embracing change is all about our students…your future, your plans, your life, and your career. You will learn how positive change can help overcome fear, develop good business habits and use knowledge to fuel your personal and business growth. We can help you develop the traits of a leader to create your own future! 

Flint Hills Job Corps Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supersedes WIA 1998). For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit our Official Public Web Site.

AmeriCorps is a real-life education and work experience wrapped into one. As a member, you will learn teamwork, leadership, responsibility and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life. And you will gain the personal satisfaction of taking on challenges and seeing results. 

 First Scholars

First Scholars is a program of the Suder Foundation
For those students who are the first in their family to go to college. 7 affiliated universities:http://firstscholars.org/universities/university-affiliates/ including K- State.

Kansas Board of Regents Financial Aid Sources For Kansas Students

Student financial aid includes grants, scholarships, and loans. It can be available through the federal and state government, private corporations, and philanthropic organizations, to name a few. The Kansas Board of Regents is responsible for the administration of the state-funded grants and scholarships. For more information on financial assistance, please contact the financial aid office at the school you wish to attend or contact the Kansas Board of Regents for more information.


If you need help filling out your FAFSA: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

WATC Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Certification  

What is CNA Certification? It prepares students to be caregivers in nursing homes while working under the supervision of licensed nurses. Includes classroom instruction, laboratory and clinical experience. WATC program meets Kansas State Department of Health and Environment guidelines. Graduates of this program may take the state examination to become a certified nurse aide.

 There is NO cost for registration or tuition for the course for GHS Students currently in grade 10-11. You must be 16 to participate. Cost to student will include book purchase/rental and scrubs.

Wichita Electrical Training Center

The WEJATC is a joint venture of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) L. U. 271 and the Kansas Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
Those in the
WEJATC Apprenticeship will receive 900 hours of classroom instruction and 8000 hours of on-the-job training. Apprentices will be paid wages and benefits in accordance with our advancement scale.

Benefits include: 
Health Insurance (Blue Cross), paid vacations, two pension plans including an additional optional 401k.
WEJATC is a Kansas registered Apprentice program and follows the standards and curriculum as set forth by the National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.

University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame Pre-College Programs offer opportunities to experience the college experience:

Summer Scholars

June 23 – July 7, 2018

Summer Scholars is a program for rising high school juniors and seniors that introduces students to college level academics in fields ranging from the liberal and fine arts to the sciences and business.

Leadership Seminars

July 14 – July 25, 2018

An all-expenses-paid program, Leadership Seminars is for advanced rising high school seniors who wish to hone their critical thinking and expressive skills. Seminars include the ethics of science, political science and peace studies, and arts and culture.

Study Abroad

Experience the rich history and culture of iconic European locales through our partnership with Notre Dame Global Gateways, guided by ND Faculty.

Rome: June 2 – June 16, 2018

Ireland: July 14 – July 28, 2018

Kansas State University

Leading the Way

Get a head start on your college experience. Leading the Way is a summer semester Connecting Across Topics (CAT) learning community designed to help new students learn leadership and college student success skills. The program is open to 22 students and comes with a $1,000 scholarship for each participant to help offset potential costs. You will build the confidence that will help you thrive throughout your college career.

You will earn 7 credit hours toward your degree at K-State.

Complete the application by March 30, 2018


Contact Information

GHS Counseling Office
Phone: (316) 794-4115
Fax: (316) 794-4104
Office Hours: 7:15 am – 3:45 pm

Kim Hoetmer,
Counselor – Students M-Z

Michelle Murray-Cline,
Counselor – Students A-L

Judy Schuessler
Registrar, Student Records/Transcripts

Karen Lawrence
Counseling Secretary


Counseling Links