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USD 457 Parents as Teachers Blue Ribbon Designation

The USD 457 Parents as Teachers program has earned the Blue Ribbon Affiliate endorsement, which is highest designation a program can earn. The program has been designated a Blue Ribbon Affiliate by the Parents as Teachers National Center. The designation means that the program implements the evidence-based Parents as Teachers […]

GCHS Driver Education Enrollment Set

Enrollment for the spring session of the Driver Education course at Garden City High School will take place Friday, January 15th, at 4:00 p.m. in Room F108 in the Freshman Academy, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  This course is available to Garden City High School students.  There are a limited number […]


The Finney County Historical Society is resuming its free evening and noon-hour history programs for the public, beginning Jan. 13.     The winter-spring sessions for 2021 will take place with socially-distanced seating and additional COVID-19 precautions.  Each is scheduled in the Mary Regan Conference Room of the Finney County Museum, 403 […]

School Board Leaders Honored in January

January is School Board Recognition Month and Garden City Public Schools is joining other school districts across the state to acknowledge the important contributions local school board members make to their communities.  The thousands of elected school board members are honored by their schools and communities for their dedication to […]

Spring Semester Starts January 25 For USD 457

The fall semester for Garden City Public Schools will end on January 21, 2021, because the district started the school year later than what was planned.  The late start helped get the district prepared for the start of the school year with the district operational plan for COVID-19.  The spring […]

Upward Academy Students Celebrate Achievements

Upward Academy students celebrated their educational achievementsin December 2020 during a fun socially-distanced gathering. The students were honored and recognized fortheir accomplishments during the fall semester.Dr. Ryan Ruda, Garden City Community College President, stated “I was honored to be a part of the event.It was very humbling and rewarding to […]

GCHS Hall of Fame Committee Seeks Nominations

The Garden City High School Hall of Fame Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Hall of Fame inductees.  Nominees must be graduates of Garden City High School.  Other qualifications to be considered include professional accomplishments, community service and the capacity to be a positive role model for the […]

USD 457 Virtual Academy Accepting Enrollment

The USD 457 Virtual Academy is currently taking enrollment of nontraditional students in grades nine to twelve and adults looking to continue their education.  The Virtual Academy is an online school that empowers students to seek an education and earn their high school diploma. The Virtual Academy provides individualized learning […]

Christmas Tree Pickup scheduled for January 4, 5, and 6

The City of Garden City Parks Departments will be providing its annual free Christmas tree pick-up service on Monday, January 4 through Wednesday, January 6, 2021.Discarded Christmas trees must be placed next to the curb, in front of your residence, before your scheduled pickup date. Please do not put trees […]