Schools

GCHS Drama selling season club cards

The Garden City High School Drama Department is now selling 2018-19 season club cards. The $20 club card gains entrance to each of the mainstage productions, which is a savings of $20 on ticket prices over the entire 2018-19 season. The card serves as your ticket and will be punched […]

Garden City schools receive recognition

Garden City High School is one of eight Kansas schools that will be recognized in September for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students by receiving the School of Excellence Award. Florence Wilson Elementary School is one of four Kansas schools that will receive the School of Promising Practice Award.  […]

New Gertrude Walker Elementary School principal hired

Garden City Public Schools has hired Amy Hollingsworth to be the new principal at Gertrude Walker Elementary School starting the 2018-19 school year. The USD 457 Board of Education approved Hollingsworth’s appointment at the June 21 board meeting. This will be the first year that Hollingsworth will be in the school […]

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 […]