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GCHS art students take home awards from FHSU event

Garden City High School art students took 125 pieces of artwork and won 47 awards at the annual Fort Hays State University Student Art Competition on April 17.  Students created their artwork using a variety of mediums and disciplines, including oil, acrylic, encaustic & watercolor painting, clay sculptures, ceramics, fiber […]

Esquivel advances to National JAG competition

Vianca Esquivel, junior at Garden City High School, took 1st place at the Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) State Career Development Conference in Salina on April 17. She competed in the Project Based Learning (PBL) event, presenting “Start with Hello Project.”  More than 300 JAG-K students from across the state […]

Spring Choral Pops, other GCCC concerts scheduled

GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Community College Department of Music’s Spring 2019 Choral Pops Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Auditorium.  This will be J. Clayton Wright’s final performance as Choral Director for a GCCC Concert, and will feature the […]

GCCC to celebrate ‘Career Connection Academy’

GARDEN CITY — The public is invited to a special ribbon cutting and open house beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Garden City Community College to celebrate the renaming of the Adult Learning Center as the Garden City Career Connection Academy. The ribbon cutting will take place at […]

Organizations work on ‘Send Silence Packing’ exhibit

GARDEN CITY — LiveWell Finney County, St. Catherine Hospital, Genesis Family Health, and Compass Behavioral Health are partnering with the Student Government Association (SGA) at Garden City Community College to bring Send Silence Packing to Garden City from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Quad at GCCC.  Send Silence […]

GCHS students advance to state in various events

National FCCCLA STAR competition Garden City High School members of the Kansas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the annual State Leadership Conference and STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event Competition on April 9 in Wichita.  To move on to nationals, students must place […]

Women of Purpose award grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Women of Purpose organization hosted its annual award luncheon at the Community Congregational Church on April 10. GARDEN CITY — The Women of Purpose awarded a $5,000 grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters during the organization’s annual award luncheon on April 10. According to a news release, the grant […]

Finney County storm spotter training available

The National Weather Service in Dodge City will conduct storm spotter training in Finney County on Thursday, April 18, at the Finney County 4H Building. Sessions are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. presented by Jeff Hutton, NWS warning coordination meteorologist. The National Weather Service in Dodge City provides storm […]

Student job fair scheduled

Garden City High School and Finney County Workforce Connection are partnering to host a Student Job Fair from 8:45 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at Garden City High School.  GCHS and FCWC work closely to help meet the workforce needs of Finney County and educate the youth […]

John Deere, Auto Tech programs ready to expand

John Deere students at Garden City Community College work on a task in the shop area at the college. The program is gearing up for a fall expansion. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development Corporation Director of Communications Big things are happening at Garden City Community College with planned […]