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Rotary Camp


Soutwestern College Rotary Camp

This year's Rotary Camp dates are May 29 - June 2. 

Rotary Leadership Camp offers an opportunity to discuss the possibilities and responsibilities of being a servant leader, and highlights what Rotary is doing in different communities! Throughout the camp students will learn about themselves and others, and about motivation and teamwork. 

To learn more or get a 2018 Scholarship Application go online:

Kansas State University

Global Campus 


There’s a new summer bridge program at Kansas State University titled “Leading the Way.”

Check it online:  “Leading the way”



Northfield Mount Hermon


For more than 100 years, Northfield Mount Hermon has been making the most of the summer months with rigorous academic programs, innovative teaching methods, individual attention, and bountiful opportunities. June 30 – August 4, 2018, for students entering grades 10-12. College Prep – designed for motivated students who are seking academic enrichment. Courses may be taken for academic-year credit.

Apply today:

Friends University

 Friends University

If you would like more information about admissions or to schedule a visit to see the Friends University Campus please  RSVP at:


Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College

Click here to learn more about the “Fast Track”


Newman University


 Newman University now has information online about summer classes for HIGH SCHOOL students.  Jump Start your degree!  

Go online:

or click the Newman link on the left. 

Fort Hays State University


Fort Hays State University Department of Nursing proudly presents The Nightingale Experience to be held on July 17th and 18th, 2018. This is a two-day event for 2018-2019 sophomores, juniors, and seniors. This exciting experience is designed for those who have expressed an interest in nursing, but would also benefit anyone undecided about a career plan.   

Click here for more information about THE NIGHTINGALE EXPERIENCE


Fort Hays State University

Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS)

Summer Camps 

VEX Robotics & Engineering Design, June 3-7

Windmills and Gases and Coal: Oh my!, June 10-14

The Art of the Matter, June 10-14

Adventures in a Virtual World, June 17-21

Gamers Unite!, June 24-28

KAMS camps are for students who will be freshmen or sophomores during the 2018-2019 school year.

For additional information and registration go to:

Wichita State University

Wichita State University  – If you are interested in… 

“WSU Badges for High School Students” go to :   

or call (316) 978-7579 to ask about AVAILABLE ONLINE BADGE COURSES.

Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University – Collegiate DECA  prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in college and universities around the globe.  For more information about the DECA program please click here.   You may also contact Neal Jeffery, Assist. Direction of Admissions at










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.  


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. 

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:

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.






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

Karla Burris
Counseling Secretary


Counseling Links