Tag: USD 457

New program hopes to aid at-risk students

By SCOTT AUST A new home-grown program designed to help long-term suspended students continue their education and prevent them from dropping out of school altogether began this week at the Finney County Community Services Center. Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, said the idea – […]

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 […]

Books on the Bus

From Finney County United Way: “The Finney County United Way was pleased to donate books from our Red Wagon-Books for Kids Book Drive to the USD 457 Books on the Bus.”

Local candidates meet filing deadline

Local candidates meet filing deadline Though it’s only June, it’s already time to think about local elections. Here’s a list of those who met the June 1 filing deadline to run for the Garden City commission, school board and college board of trustees, and the Holcomb city council and school […]

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 […]