Tag: Schools

Teachers recognized for excellence

Two USD 457 teachers were recognized Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Region 1 Kansas Teacher of the Year award ceremony in Salina. Barbara Mercer, first grade teacher at Buffalo Jones Elementary School, and Wendi Terpstra, English teacher at Garden City High School, were both nominated for the award, which recognizes […]

USD 457 launches school meals app

Details about the nutritional content of Garden City Public Schools daily breakfast or lunch will be a lot easier to find starting this fall. The district has a new online application that will be a convenient way to view your child’s school lunch menu that has an engaging design.  The new […]

GCHS students place at national competition

Garden City High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) had two students attend the National FCCLA Conference July 2-7 in Nashville, Tenn. The students competed in fashion design at the national competition. Javier Cervantes, incoming senior, received third in the nation in the occupational category Fashion Design […]

Stuff the Bus distribution underway

Several community agencies are distributing backpacks filled with school supplies today, Aug. 2, until 5 p.m. at Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 West Walnut St. The backpacks are for children who are in need of the school supplies to help give them a start to a successful school year. Families must […]

Holcomb Longhorn Baseball Day

Holcomb Longhorn Baseball Day From Holcomb Mayor Gary Newman July 20 has been declared Holcomb Longhorn Baseball Day! Come celebrate our Baseball State Champions with the Garden City Wind. We recommend arriving about 6 p.m. for pre-game festivities. First pitch at 6:30 p.m. What a great way to spend a […]

Summer Food Service program starts June 5

Summer Food Service program starts June 5 The Garden City Public Schools Summer Food Service program from June 5 and through July 27 provides children 18 years old and younger free meals at a number of locations in Garden City. Breakfasts will be served Monday through Thursday from 8 to […]

Summer Bookmobile program to begin

Summer Bookmobile program to begin The USD 457 Books on the Bus program, better known as B.O.B., will visit various sites in Garden City, Monday through Thursday, starting on Monday, June 5. The bookmobile’s last scheduled visit will be July 27, and it will not visit the community July 3 to […]

Miranda Unruh named USD 457 deputy board clerk

Miranda Unruh named USD 457 deputy board clerk Miranda Unruh has been named the deputy board clerk for Garden City Public Schools. Unruh has extensive experience in the public sector in Garden City.  She began her job duties in the Superintendent’s office at the Educational Support Center on May 28. Unruh […]