Tag: education

GCCC Utilizing CARES Act Funds for Free Student Laptops

Garden City Community College is offering up to 150 new laptops at no cost to students who need reliable computer access for their studies. The new laptops – Lenovo Thinkpads, valued at just under $500 each – will be made available to degree-seeking students who demonstrate substantial need through an […]

GCHS Senior Receives Edgerley-Franklin Leadership Scholarship

Jade Valdez-Gomez, GCHS senior Garden City High School senior Jade Valdez-Gomez is one of four high school students that are recipients of Kansas State University’s Edgerley-Franklin Leadership Kansas Scholarship.  The scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors who have made contributions to the communities in which they live. The following students […]

Early Childhood Screening Clinic Taking Appointments

USD #457 will hold a free screening clinic for children 3-5 years of age who are Garden City residents. The clinic will be heldon Friday, January 24, 2020.  It will take place at the Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 W. Walnut, Garden City, Kansas.  The screening will take approximately an […]

FutureMaker Mobile Learning Lab to visit GC

GARDEN CITY — Girl Scouts of the Kansas Heartland is bringing the FutureMaker Mobile Learning Lab to Garden City next week, offering students the opportunity to experience actual and virtual tools used in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers across the country. WSU Tech and Goodwill Industries of Kansas […]

Garden City hosting teacher career fair

Garden City Public Schools is presenting a career fair this week for people interested in becoming teachers. The information night, scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, is geared toward those interested in pursuing a degree in education, whether it’s a traditional or non-traditional pathway. Whether you […]

Summer G.E.A.R. workshops offered through Great Plains MakerSpace

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Though the organization is working to find a permanent location, the Great Plains MakerSpace began a program this summer designed to spark girls’ interest in science and technology. Shannon Dick, Finney County Economic Development Corp. strategic analyst, said Wednesday during the FCEDC’s monthly […]

GCCC hosting cybersecurity summer camp

Ron Carlson, Computer Science Instructor at GCCC, is pleased to announce the 2018 Cybersecurity Summer Camp for area high school students will be held June 4-7 at Garden City Community College. The focus of the camp is cybersecurity for the educational benefit of area high school students.  Core sessions will […]

FHSU officials visit Garden City alumni

By SCOTT AUST Speaking about some of the current trends in higher education during a stop in Garden City on Thursday, Fort Hays State University Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Joey Linn said FHSU continues to work on a priority set by the Kansas Board of Regents to improve […]

Boitano named Kansas Geography Educator of the Year

Lynn Boitano, a Read 180 instructor at Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center, has been named the Kansas Geography Educator of the Year for 2017 by the Kansas Geographic Alliance (KGA).  Boitano will be recognized at an all school assembly at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. Boitano was chosen for this award […]