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City Clerk Hurtado honored with statewide award

Garden City Clerk Celyn Hurtado has been awarded the 2019 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year award. Courtesy photo. GARDEN CITY — Garden City’s City Clerk Celyn Hurtado recently received the 2019 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year award for the State of Kansas during the […]

Teachers receive mini-grants

Joshua Greenberg, Garden City High School art teacher, was one of several teachers who was awarded a mini-grant Wednesday from the Garden City Public Schools Foundation. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools on Wednesday, March 20, and awarded $200 mini-grants to help teachers […]

GCCC hires new VB coach

Photo courtesy GCCC By Mike Pilosof/Sports Information Director Garden City Community College GARDEN CITY — The rebuilding process is officially underway. Garden City formally introduced Patrick Hiltz as the program’s new women’s volleyball coach during a press conference Monday afternoon in the Hall of Fame Room. He replaces Casie Lowden, […]

GCHS culinary students place at state

Courtesy photo/GCHS Garden City High School culinary students participated in the Prostart State Invitational competition in Wichita on March 6.  The students that competed and placed in the competition include: Ryan Glaze: 1st place in edible center piece; Victoria Ramirez: 3rd place edible center piece; and Lydia Martinez and Daniel […]

GCCC Cosmetology hosts beauty professionals

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College’s Cosmetology Department hosted a Matrix Interactive Day on Tuesday for students, local beauty professionals, and GCCC cosmetology alumni.  Students and visiting professionals gathered to learn techniques for using the Matrix products. The demonstrations featured baylage, smudging, melting, and using these techniques for popular vibrant […]

GCCC students named to All-Kansas Academic Team

GARDEN CITY — The Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Garden City Community College will honor two students on March 7 during the Annual All-Kansas Academic Team Luncheon in Topeka. Alpha Xi Upsilon, Garden City Community College’s Chapter of the society, will honor members Azat Jumadurdyyev and Clara Jackson with […]

Singing Valentines, concerts on tap

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with that special someone? Garden City schools and Garden City Community College have you covered. GCHS Modern Show Choir This Saturday, Feb. 9, the Garden City High School Modern Show Choir will present a Valentine’s Dinner Show, entitled “Love is in […]

Enrollment open for Citizens Academy 2019

The City of Garden City Citizens Academy will begin March 21 and go until May 9. Interested residents are invited to take part and learn more about the role the City plays in their everyday lives. Citizens Academy is a great opportunity for residents to get a behind-the-scenes look at […]

Freshman career fair to be held Jan. 17

Garden City High School will host a Freshman Career Fair from 8:50 – 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019.  The fair is focused on career exploration for GCHS freshmen who will soon be asked to select a career academy for the remainder of their high school education track. Presenters […]

Spring ‘Brown Bag’ lunch program underway

Johnetta Hebrlee, right, Finney County Historical Museum Education Coordinator, speaks during a past Brown Bag Lunch presentation at the museum. The free program is available at noon on the second Wednesday of each month through April. The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2019 Brown Bag Lunch series began Jan. 9 and […]