Schools

GCHS counselors receive grants

The KARSP (Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel) Foundation recently awarded Garden City High School counselors Kristina Younkman and Emily Hamlin grants to enhance educational opportunities for students. Younkman received a $500 grant for the KISS program (Kids Initiating Student Safety) at Garden City High School. Hamlin received a $500 grant […]

Kansas Reading Roadmap summer program starts

Over the summer, Garden City Public Schools will work over to help struggling students succeed who have qualified for the Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) program. Five elementary schools in the district started the program on June 4: Abe Hubert Elementary School, Buffalo Jones Elementary School, Florence Wilson Elementary School, Gertrude […]

USD 457 bus driver places at state competition

Melanie Turner, a driver for the Garden City Public Schools Transportation Department, took second place in the Transit division at the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association’s School Bus Rodeo safety competition recently in Hutchinson. Bus driver Jerry Guerrero also competed during the contest. The school bus safety competition is designed […]

GCHS Drama wins 10 Jester Awards

The Garden City High School drama department won 10 Jester Awards from the Music Theatre of Wichita on Sunday, May 6th. GCHS was nominated for a total of 18 Jester Awards for the fall musical “In the Heights”, which was performed in November the Garden City High School Auditorium, and […]

GCHS seniors receive honors, awards

  Garden City High School seniors were recognized for their academic achievements and other important honors during the Senior Awards Night held on Wednesday, May 2, in the Commons Area at the high school. The following students are Kansas Board of Regents Curriculum Completers: Andrew Aguirre, Itzel Arreola, Allyson Becker, […]

GCCC Student Ambassadors chosen for 2018-19

Marcelo Neufeld and Emma Mangels have been chosen as Garden City Community College student ambassadors for the 2018-2019 school year. Twelve students were nominated from various area schools. Students attended a dinner on April 16 and were interviewed by a panel selected from the GCCC Endowment association. After careful consideration, […]

GCHS JROTC cadet Camacho earns award

Dixie Drake, the Regent District Officer for the National Society of the Daughter of the American Revolution, presented Natalie Camacho, Garden City High School JORTC senior, the ROTC Medal on Thursday, May 10th. Natalie demonstrated academic excellence, dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership and fundamental and patriotic understanding […]

Arbor Day poster contest winners celebrated

To celebrate Arbor Day, students and staff of St. Dominic Catholic School planted a Greenspire Linden tree on school property south of the playground on Friday. The tree planting ceremony followed an assembly to recognize the local winners in the 40th Annual Kansas Arbor Day Poster Contest. Grady Gleason, a […]

GCHS Drama nominated for Jester Awards

The Music Theatre of Wichita has announced their nominees for their 17th Annual Jester Awards. Garden City High School was nominated for a total of 18 Jester Awards for the fall musical In the Heights, which performed on November 10, 11, and 12 in the Garden City High School Auditorium. […]