Schools

GCHS art students take home awards from FHSU event

Garden City High School art students took 125 pieces of artwork and won 47 awards at the annual Fort Hays State University Student Art Competition on April 17.  Students created their artwork using a variety of mediums and disciplines, including oil, acrylic, encaustic & watercolor painting, clay sculptures, ceramics, fiber […]

Esquivel advances to National JAG competition

Vianca Esquivel, junior at Garden City High School, took 1st place at the Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) State Career Development Conference in Salina on April 17. She competed in the Project Based Learning (PBL) event, presenting “Start with Hello Project.”  More than 300 JAG-K students from across the state […]

HGMS mentoring classes donates to Humane Society

Two Horace Good Middle School mentoring classes presented a $1,000 check to the Finney County Humane Society on April 18.  The classes of Ms. Alexander and Ms. Kayser came together to raise money to benefit the Humane Society through a dodgeball tournament that was held at the school on March […]

GCHS students advance to state in various events

National FCCCLA STAR competition Garden City High School members of the Kansas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the annual State Leadership Conference and STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event Competition on April 9 in Wichita.  To move on to nationals, students must place […]

Student job fair scheduled

Garden City High School and Finney County Workforce Connection are partnering to host a Student Job Fair from 8:45 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at Garden City High School.  GCHS and FCWC work closely to help meet the workforce needs of Finney County and educate the youth […]

GCHS Hospitality program earns Elite 50 designation

Elisabeth Maldonado, Culinary Arts instructor at Garden City High School, holds a framed certificate marking the GCHS culinary arts program’s Elite 50 designation. Photo credit: GCHS GARDEN CITY — The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2018-19 Elite 50 from the National Center for […]

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 […]

GCHS media classes rake in the state awards

Photo courtesy GCHS GARDEN CITY — Students from the Garden City High School Buffalo Broadcasting System (BBS) – radio and television classes received 55 awards, including 16 state champions, 21 state runners-up and 18 honorable mention finishes in the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) state awards competition. According to a […]

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 […]