Schools

Singing Valentines, concerts on tap

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with that special someone? Garden City schools and Garden City Community College have you covered. GCHS Modern Show Choir This Saturday, Feb. 9, the Garden City High School Modern Show Choir will present a Valentine’s Dinner Show, entitled “Love is in […]

GCCC students attend theatre festival

Darlene Bennett, Monica Hernandez, Tobi Mitchell, Rheann Rodenbur, and Steven “Wade” Freeman recently attended the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Sioux Falls.   Five Garden City Community College students represented GCCC in Sioux Falls at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) last week.  Darlene Bennett, Steven […]

GCCC Meats Team places second at Southwest Invitational

The Garden City Community College 2019 Meats Team began its year with a great performance at the Southwest Invitational contest in Friona and Lubbock, Texas, Jan. 11-12. The team finished second overall, finishing only 23 points behind the first place team, and finishing as Champions in Beef Grading and Total […]

GCHS Thespians invited to perform at international festival

Garden City High School, home of International Thespian Troupe 2846, has been invited to present their production of Hamlet directed by Barbara Hilt, at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Eight schools have been invited based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more will […]

GCHS Hall of Fame nominations sought

The Garden City High School Hall of Fame Committee is now accepting nominations for 2019 Hall of Fame inductees.  Nominations must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, March 1 at the Educational Support Center, 1205 Fleming Street, Garden City, Kansas 67846. Nominees must be graduates of Garden City High School. Other […]

USD 457 staff receive grants for student health

Michelle Shull, school nurse at Abe Hubert Elementary School, and Michelle Thompson, wellness champion at Charles Stones Intermediate Center, have received a Healthy Habits for Lifegrant funding from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation to fund at-school programs aimed at helping students enhance their health.  Shull received […]

Freshman career fair to be held Jan. 17

Garden City High School will host a Freshman Career Fair from 8:50 – 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019.  The fair is focused on career exploration for GCHS freshmen who will soon be asked to select a career academy for the remainder of their high school education track. Presenters […]

GCHS students place at FCCLA fall cluster meeting

Members from Garden City High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, in November to attend the National Cluster meeting where they competed in a number of events. Kathryn Chandler placed first in the occupational category in the Impromptu Speaking event. Emily Chandler placed […]

Rotary Club presents dictionaries to Garden City students

The Garden City Rotary Club has been distributing dictionaries to Garden City Public Schools third-graders this week as part of the Rotary Dictionary Project. Dictionaries were delivered to students at Georgia Matthews Elementary, Jennie Barker Elementary and Abe Hubert Elementary on Tuesday; and to students at Plymell Elementary, Jennie Wilson […]

Freshman career fair scheduled

  Registration is now open for the 2018 Freshman Career Fair to be held from 8:50 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 14 at Garden City High School. Help freshman students explore career interests by telling them about your day-to-day career responsibilities. We are looking for volunteer presenters who do […]