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Zoo, Public Library offering virtual options

In the past week, our community has seen an about face of our normal day-to-day lives. With the spread of the COVID-19 virus inevitable, residents have begun to limit their activities and most are practicing the 6-foot social distancing rule and limiting their group sizes.   Many local businesses have […]

Garden City Public Schools To Provide Meals To Students

Garden City Public Schools will be providing meals to district students during the school facilities closure.  Beginning on Monday, March 23, 2020, Garden City Public Schools will provide free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches at 16 designated school locations from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and at varying times at nine […]

City Administrative Center Remains Open, Closed to Walk-in Traffic

All services out of the City of Garden City Administrative Center (301 N. 8th) remain operational, however, beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, and extending through April 6, 2020, the building will be closed to walk-in traffic. Staff will deliver services using phone, video conference, online, drive-thru, and drop-off methods. There […]

New Normal: Working from Home, Schooling from Home

We live in interesting, and confusing, times.  For many, working from home has become a requirement, not a choice.  And as of March 17, in the State of Kansas, our kids’ normal has now been altered drastically. Due to the concerns over the spreading of the COVID-19 virus, school facilities across […]

Garden City Public Schools Foundation Awards Mini-grants

The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools around the district on Wednesday, March 11th, to award $200 mini-grants to help teachers enhance their classrooms.  The awards were presented to teachers in a surprise celebration in their classrooms. The foundation received 21 grant applications from staff around the […]

GCHS To Host State Robotics Competition

Garden City High School will host the state robotics competition on Saturday, March 14, for teams across the state that have advanced to the competition.  The contest will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the main gym at Garden City High School, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  The […]

Orchestra Teacher Wins Award

Haley Rotenberger, orchestra teacher at Kenneth Henderson Middle School, Charles Stones Intermediate Center, Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center, Abe Hubert Elementary School, Jennie Barker Elementary School, and Plymel Elementary School, has won the Outstanding Young Teacher award from the KASTA (Kansas chapter-American String Teacher’s Association). She is currently the Middle School […]