Schools

Garden City hosting teacher career fair

Garden City Public Schools is presenting a career fair this week for people interested in becoming teachers. The information night, scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, is geared toward those interested in pursuing a degree in education, whether it’s a traditional or non-traditional pathway. Whether you […]

School News: Ag Day, Turkey Trot, debate team tourney

Jennie Wilson Elementary to hold Ag Day Jennie Wilson Elementary School will hold an Ag Day from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. The hands-on educational event will show students the essential role agriculture plays in the region. Students will participate in a number of activities related to agriculture. Local […]

Crystal Apple finalists named

Six teachers from Garden City Public Schools have been named finalists for this year’s Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition Awards. Thirteen semi-finalists were announced last week. The 2018 finalists from the district are: A’Lana Bates Aronson, Horace J. Good Middle School; Sarah Drubinskiy, Charles O. […]

GCHS debate students compete well

The Garden City High School debate team has had a busy and successful month at a number of competitions during October. The team tied for second place in school competition at the Great Bend tournament on Oct. 6.  The following students placed in the tournament: Melanie Varela/Brooklyn Sperry had a […]

GCHS robotics team advances to regionals

The GCHS Robotics Team took first place in the marketing presentation at the KansasBEST hub competition Oct. 20 at Koch Arena on the Wichita State University campus. The team members include: Jose Garcia, Edel Serna, Brian Palacio, Jaelyn Grim, Eli Ulrich. The team also took second place with the robot builders’ […]

GCCC Endowment ‘Phonathon’ surpasses goal

GARDEN CITY — The Endowment Association at Garden City Community College raised a total of $67,907 in pledges during its annual two-week Phonathon from October 1 – 11, surpassing the goal of $50,000 by over $17,000. Jeremy Gigot, Endowment Association executive director, said in a media release that the association […]

Crystal Apple semi-finalists announced

The Crystal Apple Committee of the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce, made up of representatives from the business community who look to honor outstanding teachers in Finney County for their exceptional efforts in education, has announced semi-finalists for this year’s Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition program. The 2018 semi-finalists are: […]

GCHS to hold financial aid workshops

  Garden City High School will hold Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshops from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 in the GCHS library, and from 6 – 8 p.m. in the GCHS Career Center. The workshops will provide information to students and parents about federal financial […]

High School, Grade School students to team up on project

The Garden City High School sculpture and graphic design classes are excited to announce that they have teamed up with the fourth-graders at Jennie Wilson Elementary School on a collaborative art project called “Monsters in the Closet.” Erika Victor’s fourth grade art students used their creativity and imaginations to design […]