Schools

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 […]

Holcomb second-graders read to raise money for FCHS

Nikki Spanier, left, Finney County Humane Society Executive Director, claps as Wiley Elementary students in Holcomb unveil and present a check to the FCHS for the money the second grade raised to support the shelter. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development HOLCOMB — Wiley Elementary second-graders Justin […]

GCHS drama to present ‘The Heart of Robin Hood’

The Garden City High School drama department will present The Heart of Robin Hood at 7 p.m. April 25 – 27, and a 2:30 p.m. matinee on April 28 in the Garden City High School auditorium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. This play is appropriate for all audiences; however there is […]

GCHS student fashions accepted into KSU Showcase

Four Garden City High School fashion looks have been accepted into the Kansas State Showcase of Excellence Exhibit. The fashion pieces were juried along-side college students in order to be picked for submission.  The students and their pieces include: White & Gold Dress by Seferino Ramirez; Physicalization of Mental Illness […]

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 […]