Tag: Garden City Public Schools

GCHS Thespians invited to perform at international festival

Garden City High School, home of International Thespian Troupe 2846, has been invited to present their production of Hamlet directed by Barbara Hilt, at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Eight schools have been invited based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more will […]

GCHS Hall of Fame nominations sought

The Garden City High School Hall of Fame Committee is now accepting nominations for 2019 Hall of Fame inductees.  Nominations must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, March 1 at the Educational Support Center, 1205 Fleming Street, Garden City, Kansas 67846. Nominees must be graduates of Garden City High School. Other […]

USD 457 staff receive grants for student health

Michelle Shull, school nurse at Abe Hubert Elementary School, and Michelle Thompson, wellness champion at Charles Stones Intermediate Center, have received a Healthy Habits for Lifegrant funding from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation to fund at-school programs aimed at helping students enhance their health.  Shull received […]

Rotary Club presents dictionaries to Garden City students

The Garden City Rotary Club has been distributing dictionaries to Garden City Public Schools third-graders this week as part of the Rotary Dictionary Project. Dictionaries were delivered to students at Georgia Matthews Elementary, Jennie Barker Elementary and Abe Hubert Elementary on Tuesday; and to students at Plymell Elementary, Jennie Wilson […]

2018 Crystal Apple teachers honored

GARDEN CITY – Garden City Public Schools teachers Sarah Drubinskiy, Violet Dubois, and Sarah Harris were honored by being named 2018 Crystal Apple Teachers of Finney County during a banquet Thursday night at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. Drubinskiy teaches at Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center, Dubois at Horace […]

Teachers awarded mini-grants

GARDEN CITY – The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools on Tuesday, November 13, 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 44 grant applications from staff around the school […]

School News: Ag Day, Turkey Trot, debate team tourney

Jennie Wilson Elementary to hold Ag Day Jennie Wilson Elementary School will hold an Ag Day from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. The hands-on educational event will show students the essential role agriculture plays in the region. Students will participate in a number of activities related to agriculture. Local […]

Crystal Apple finalists named

Six teachers from Garden City Public Schools have been named finalists for this year’s Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition Awards. Thirteen semi-finalists were announced last week. The 2018 finalists from the district are: A’Lana Bates Aronson, Horace J. Good Middle School; Sarah Drubinskiy, Charles O. […]

GCHS debate students compete well

The Garden City High School debate team has had a busy and successful month at a number of competitions during October. The team tied for second place in school competition at the Great Bend tournament on Oct. 6.  The following students placed in the tournament: Melanie Varela/Brooklyn Sperry had a […]