Tag: covid 19

FINNEY COUNTY MUSEUM RESUMING FREE NOON & EVENING HISTORY PROGRAMS

The Finney County Historical Society is resuming its free evening and noon-hour history programs for the public, beginning Jan. 13.     The winter-spring sessions for 2021 will take place with socially-distanced seating and additional COVID-19 precautions.  Each is scheduled in the Mary Regan Conference Room of the Finney County Museum, 403 […]

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 […]

GCHS Robotic Team Places At Competition

Garden City High School recently competed in the annual BEST robotics competition. This year’s competition format was different than in previous years due to COVID. This year the focus was on designing and programming a virtual robot to compete on a virtual game field. The robot was tasked with identifying, […]

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 […]

District Going To Remote Learning Through December

Garden City Public Schools will be closed to on-site classes and move to Level 6 Remote Learning, from the district’s operational plan, starting on Monday, November 23rd.  The decision to move to Level 6 was made due to several positive COVID-19 cases in the community and district along with the […]