Tag: Garden City Public Schools

Hitz, Stoecklein inducted into GCHS Hall of Fame

Melinda Hitz, class of 1975, and Alan P. Stoecklein, class of 1973, were inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame on Friday, May 11. Hitz received her associate’s degree from Garden City Community College and is a graduate with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree from […]

GCHS JROTC cadet Camacho earns award

Dixie Drake, the Regent District Officer for the National Society of the Daughter of the American Revolution, presented Natalie Camacho, Garden City High School JORTC senior, the ROTC Medal on Thursday, May 10th. Natalie demonstrated academic excellence, dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership and fundamental and patriotic understanding […]

Arbor Day poster contest winners celebrated

To celebrate Arbor Day, students and staff of St. Dominic Catholic School planted a Greenspire Linden tree on school property south of the playground on Friday. The tree planting ceremony followed an assembly to recognize the local winners in the 40th Annual Kansas Arbor Day Poster Contest. Grady Gleason, a […]

Schools, college offer Valentine entertainment

Garden City Public Schools and Garden City Community College have a variety of Valentine’s Day entertainment in store coming up. Edith Scheuerman Tigerrific Sign Choir to provide singing/signing valentines The Edith Scheuerman Elementary School Tigerrific Sign Choir will provide a singing/signing valentine to a friend, parents, grandparents, or anyone you […]

GCHS drama, band and orchestra excel

GCHS drama department wins awards at conference Members of the Garden City High School International Thespian Society Troupe #2846 attended the Kansas State Thespian Conference Jan. 3-5 at Century II in Wichita. Students competed in individual events, auditioned for colleges, and applied for Gold Troupe Status. The GCHS troupe received […]

School participating in ‘Great Kindness Challenge’

This week, Florence Wilson Elementary School is participating in the nationwide Great Kindness Challenge, a positive, proactive bullying prevention initiative, reaching millions of students during the last full week of January every year. The school will be working to perform as many acts of kindness as possible during the week.  […]

Crystal Apple teachers honored

Three teachers from Garden City Public Schools were named 2017 Crystal Apple Teachers of Finney County on Thursday during a banquet at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. The three teachers who won the highly honored distinction include: Julia Morales, Buffalo Jones Elementary School;  Dru Saddler, Garden City High School; […]

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 […]

Teachers recognized for excellence

Two USD 457 teachers were recognized Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Region 1 Kansas Teacher of the Year award ceremony in Salina. Barbara Mercer, first grade teacher at Buffalo Jones Elementary School, and Wendi Terpstra, English teacher at Garden City High School, were both nominated for the award, which recognizes […]