Tag: coronavirus

Board of Education Approves Updated 2020-2021 Calendar

The Garden City Public Schools Board of Education approved an updated calendar for the 2020-2021 school year at the July 30th  Board meeting.  The change to the calendar is to give the district more time to get prepared for the coming school year due to the COVID-19 virus. The original […]

GCCC Prepares to Launch Mobile App for Students

Garden City Community College has partnered with Ready Education, an international technology company, to provide students instant access to campus and academic services directly through their smartphones. Through the new app, students will have quick and easy access to personal course schedules, virtual event calendars, mental health support, community building […]

Face Masks Will Be Required at GCCC

Garden City Community College, which is set to reopen its front doors to public traffic on July 6, will require employees, students, and visitors to wear a face mask that covers their nose and mouth while on campus. Because face masks are most likely to reduce the spread of COVID-19 […]

GCCC Adopts Safety & Health Policies Ahead of Reopening

Garden City Community College will be welcoming back employees to campus on July 6 and reopening to public traffic on the same day. In anticipation of employees and visitors returning to campus (which has remained closed to the public since March 23), GCCC has developed a comprehensive reopening plan to […]

Physician-approved Travel Tips

With stay-at-home restrictions easing across the region, and our upcoming 4th of July holiday, many Kansans are considering making their inaugural trips away from home – but is it safe? And how do we manage to travel in a way that’s still fun, while staying sensitive to current guidelines? Centura […]


Local small businesses are currently feeling the unprecedented pressures from the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. In order to help alleviate some of these pressures, the City of Garden City has financial assistance (as available) for working capital through CDBG-CV Funds made available through a $132,000.00 grant provided to […]

GCCC Classes Will Resume on Campus August 17

Garden City Community College will resume on campus classes August 17, 2020 and finish the fall semester online following Thanksgiving break. This August date reflects the original start date of the 2020-21 academic calendar. Neither the start nor end date is changing for the fall term. The last day of […]


The Finney County Historical Museum has re-opened, effective June 8, with a new Front Door Gallery display in time for Flag Day and Independence Day.   The museum, which closed to the public March 30 due to the state-mandated pandemic stay-at-home order, has also made additional updates and is observing […]