Tag: Garden City High School

Students hold pancake feed to help classmate

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Sidney Scott wasn’t sure how many pancakes had been sold by mid-morning Friday during a fundraiser for a fellow student at Garden City High School, but it was a lot. “Oh my gosh! So many, I can’t even count them,” said Scott, a […]

GCHS junior named state FCCLA officer

Kathryn Chandler, Garden City High School junior, was elected the 2018-2019 Kansas State Vice President of Public Relations for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) during the state office elections that were held Feb. 26 in Hesston. She will represent the state at the National Conference this June in […]

GCHS Hospitality program named elite

The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2017-18 Elite 50 from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University, Louisville, Ken. The Elite 50 is an exclusive group of high schools and career and technical schools from across the country. This is the […]

GCHS names new boys swim team coach

Garden City High School has announced that Brian Watkins will be the new head coach for the boys’ swim team for the 2017-18 season. The Board of Education approved the hiring at the October 9 meeting. Watkins, a native of  was Curtis, Neb, obtained a bachelor’s degree in Health and Human […]

Murrell named semi-finalist

Donnie Murrell, Garden City High School welding teacher, has been named a semi-finalist for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence award. Murrell is one of just 54 educators to advance to the 2nd round of review out of a total of 693 submissions. The Harbor Freight Prize […]

SWKS dinner exchange aims to bridge cultural gaps

By BRYAN THOMPSON Kansas News Service Note: This article was originally published on September 29, 2017, by the Kansas News Service and High Plains Public Radio. A rural hospital administrator in southwest Kansas has taken on the role of go-between for Kansans and immigrants from war-ravaged countries on the other […]