Tag: coronavirus

GCCC Homecoming Week 3/22-3/27 Events

Garden City Community College will celebrate Homecoming Week on March 22-27th. This year’s theme is “mask-querade”. Each day of the week will feature a dress up theme and a fun outdoor activity in the Quad from 11-1. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate in the fun!• Monday 3/22: […]

Second Round of Emergency Funding to Benefit GCCC Students

Garden City Community College will distribute $500,000 in federal funding from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) to qualifying students to help alleviate financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.The disbursement from the U.S. Department of Education is intended to reach as many students as possible and […]

GCCC to allow limited fans beginning on Feb. 11

By Mike Pilosof Garden City, KS-Following the Jayhawk Conference’s decision to begin allowing fans at athletic events, Garden City Community College announced this week that beginning on Feb. 11, fans will be allowed back for games at a 25 percent capacity. “We are excited to start taking initial steps of […]

Spring Semester Starts January 25 For USD 457

The fall semester for Garden City Public Schools will end on January 21, 2021, because the district started the school year later than what was planned.  The late start helped get the district prepared for the start of the school year with the district operational plan for COVID-19.  The spring […]

FINNEY COUNTY WILL FOLLOW STATE OF KANSAS VACCINATION PLAN

As the state of Kansas unveils their phased plan for distribution of COVID19 vaccinations in Kansas, the Finney County Health Department continues to work closely with theKansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) to determine the process of vaccine distributionin Finney County.“We will follow KDHE’s lead in distribution to determine […]

GCCC ONLINE FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY USDA

The United States Department of Agriculture recently recognized the Garden City Community College Online Food Safety Program for its training and leadership.  “The ability of our program to find very qualified adjunct faculty members that can take extremely complex information and disseminate it to inspectors around the country at an […]

Garden City High School Students Make District Choir

Garden City High School recently received word that the choir students that made the District Honor Choir were announced.  There will be no performance this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The GCHS students that earned spots in the choir include: Rylan Anderson, Bass 2; Kolby Blackburn, Tenor 2; Lezette […]

FINNEY COUNTY PARTNERS TO OPEN REMOTE LEARNING CENTER

Finney County has partnered with the Turning Point Church of the Nazarene toopen a remote learning center that will provide access to and assistance with distance learning forchildren of front-line employees. This partnership was made possible by the SPARK grant and thesupport of the Finney County Health Department.At this time, […]

GCHS Students Qualify For International Thespian Festival

Garden City High School recently received information that it had two students qualify for the International Thespian Festival (ITF), which will be held virtually this summer. The two students are Adriana Mendoza and Byrant Detvongsa.  They received a Superior rating in Duet Acting qualifying them for the ITF.  Students had […]

Garden City Public Schools Providing Meals To Students

Starting on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Garden City Public Schools will be providing free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each school day.  The meals will be delivered curbside at the schools.  Parents can pick up meals for all enrolled students in their household at one […]