Tag: Garden City Public Schools

BSIC recognized by Civic Advocacy Network

Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center is one of ten Kansas schools to be recognized with the School of Promising Practice Award for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students.  The award ceremony will be at 1 p.m. on Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 17 in Topeka. The Civic Advocacy Network (CAN) was […]

Crystal Apple semi-finalists announced

The Crystal Apple Committee of the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce has announced semi-finalists for this year’s Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition program. The committee received 40 applications this year for the 2019 Crystal Apple Awards. The 40 applications were narrowed down to 12 through a blind read by three committee […]

Witt named Kansas School Nurse of the Year

Polly Witt, RN, who served as the Health Services Coordinator for Garden City Public Schools and recently retired from the district, received the 2019 School Nurse of the Year Award from the Kansas School Nurse Organization during the state conference July 16-19 in Wichita. Witt has been with Garden City […]

School supplies, backpacks distributed by community

Several community agencies are distributing backpacks filled with school supplies today, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 West Walnut St.  The backpacks are for children who are in need of the school supplies to help give them a start to a successful […]

GCHS students place at national FCCLA event

Garden City High School members of the Kansas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the annual National FCCLA Conference June 30 – July 4in Anaheim, Calif.  Students attended workshops and leadership sessions, and took part in competitive events. The following students who competed and placed […]

GCHS Hospitality program earns Elite 50 designation

Elisabeth Maldonado, Culinary Arts instructor at Garden City High School, holds a framed certificate marking the GCHS culinary arts program’s Elite 50 designation. Photo credit: GCHS GARDEN CITY — The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2018-19 Elite 50 from the National Center for […]

Teachers receive mini-grants

Joshua Greenberg, Garden City High School art teacher, was one of several teachers who was awarded a mini-grant Wednesday from the Garden City Public Schools Foundation. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools on Wednesday, March 20, and awarded $200 mini-grants to help teachers […]

GCHS media classes rake in the state awards

Photo courtesy GCHS GARDEN CITY — Students from the Garden City High School Buffalo Broadcasting System (BBS) – radio and television classes received 55 awards, including 16 state champions, 21 state runners-up and 18 honorable mention finishes in the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) state awards competition. According to a […]

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 […]