Broncbuster Coffee Shop officially open at GCCC

By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications On Thursday, Garden City Community College celebrated the opening of the Broncbuster Coffee Shop on campus with a ribbon cutting by the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce. Located between the bookstore and cafeteria at the Beth Tedrow Student Center, the Broncbuster Coffee Shop […]

Witt named Kansas School Nurse of the Year

Polly Witt, RN, who served as the Health Services Coordinator for Garden City Public Schools and recently retired from the district, received the 2019 School Nurse of the Year Award from the Kansas School Nurse Organization during the state conference July 16-19 in Wichita. Witt has been with Garden City […]

School supplies, backpacks distributed by community

Several community agencies are distributing backpacks filled with school supplies today, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 West Walnut St.  The backpacks are for children who are in need of the school supplies to help give them a start to a successful […]

GCHS students place at national FCCLA event

Garden City High School members of the Kansas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the annual National FCCLA Conference June 30 – July 4in Anaheim, Calif.  Students attended workshops and leadership sessions, and took part in competitive events. The following students who competed and placed […]

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 […]