Tag: Schools

GCHS senior to perform at Carnegie Hall

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Colten will perform on the euphonium in February with the 2018 International Honors Band.  Participation in one of the five Honors Ensembles is […]

FHSU officials visit Garden City alumni

By SCOTT AUST Speaking about some of the current trends in higher education during a stop in Garden City on Thursday, Fort Hays State University Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Joey Linn said FHSU continues to work on a priority set by the Kansas Board of Regents to improve […]

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 […]

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 […]