GCCC, schools sign pathway agreement with WSU

Garden City Community College President Ryan Ruda and Shirley Lefever, Dean of the College of Applied Studies at Wichita State University, shake hands Wednesday during a ceremony marking an agreement between WSU, GCCC and local schools to create an educational pathway for para-educators to become certified teachers while continuing employment. […]

USD 457 bus drivers place at state competition

Photo courtesy USD 457 Four Garden City Public Schools Transportation Department bus drivers placed in the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association’s School Bus Rodeo Safety Competition held in Salina earlier this month.  Kim Nichols took first place and Sondra Williamstook third place in Rookie Transit division. Jerry Guerrero took second place […]

Garden City schools participating in Kansas Reading Roadmap program

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

Schools offer summer food service

Garden City Public Schools Summer Food Service program provides free summertime meals to children and youth ages 18 and under. No reservations are needed for the meals. Adults may purchase a lunch at a cost of $4. The 2019 summer breakfast and lunch program started June 3 and continues through June 28 […]

Summer Books on the Bus program underway

Courtesy USD 457 The USD 457 Books on the Bus program, better known as B.O.B., is visiting various sites in Garden City, Monday through Thursday through July 25.   B.O.B. is a traveling bus that brings books to various locations in Garden City during the summer Mondays through Thursdays in […]

GCHS Drama brings home Jester Awards

The Garden City High School drama department won Jester Awards for Ensemble/Chorus and Lighting from the Music Theatre of Wichita on Sunday, May 5. GCHS was nominated for a total of 11 Jester Awards for the fall musical Evita, which performed on March 1st – 3rd in the Garden City High […]

GCHS graduation ceremony set for May 18

Commencement exercises for the 132nd Garden City High School senior class is 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the gymnasium at Garden City High School, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  Each graduate will receive six (6) tickets, for the graduation ceremony during graduation practices that will be held on Thursday, May […]

GCHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony scheduled

Beth Tedrow of Garden City and Bryce Roderick, of Golden, Mo., will be inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the GCHS Commons Area, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Tours of the high school will be offered […]

Forensic students compete

Garden City High School Forensics students finished fifth in team competition at the 6A State Speech/Drama Championships on Saturday, May 4, at Olathe East High School.  In addition, Johb Silva/Daniel Darter are the State Champions in Duo Interpretation, and Silva is also the state runner-up in Humorous Interpretation.  Kyler Bennett […]

Music students rank at state

Garden City High School music students in band, choir and orchestra participated in the Kansas High School Activities Association State 6A Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, April 28, at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka. Students were rated from “I” to “V”, with a “I” rating being the best […]