Tag: Garden City Public Schools

GCHS senior named National Merit semifinalist

Chloe Hanigan, Garden City High School senior, was recently named a semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Hanigan now has an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $31 million, that will be offered next spring. To be considered for […]

High School, Grade School students to team up on project

The Garden City High School sculpture and graphic design classes are excited to announce that they have teamed up with the fourth-graders at Jennie Wilson Elementary School on a collaborative art project called “Monsters in the Closet.” Erika Victor’s fourth grade art students used their creativity and imaginations to design […]

Little Buffs Cheer Clinic

Garden City High School cheerleaders will hold their annual Little Buffs Cheer Clinic from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, and at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21st. The clinic is for children three years old through sixth grade. The squad will cheer during the first half of the GCHS […]

USD 457 Teacher recognized during ceremony

Julia Morales, a second grade teacher at Buffalo Jones Elementary School, was recognized as a district nominee Saturday for the Region 1 Kansas Teacher of the Year, which recognizes excellent teaching in elementary classrooms across the state. Nominations are made in each of four regions in the state. Region 1 covers […]

GCHS driver’s education enrollment Aug. 31

Enrollment for the fall session of the driver’s education course at Garden City High School will take place at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, in Room F108 in the Freshman Academy. This course is available to Garden City High School students. There are a limited number of students that are accepted […]

GCHS Drama selling season club cards

The Garden City High School Drama Department is now selling 2018-19 season club cards. The $20 club card gains entrance to each of the mainstage productions, which is a savings of $20 on ticket prices over the entire 2018-19 season. The card serves as your ticket and will be punched […]

Garden City schools receive recognition

Garden City High School is one of eight Kansas schools that will be recognized in September for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students by receiving the School of Excellence Award. Florence Wilson Elementary School is one of four Kansas schools that will receive the School of Promising Practice Award.  […]

School open houses scheduled; Classes begin Aug. 14/15

Several Garden City Public Schools have scheduled open houses this month. Open houses provide parents the opportunity to become familiar with the schools, teachers, and classrooms that their children will be attending for the school year. Open houses on Monday, Aug. 13, include: Alta Brown Elementary School, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; […]

New Gertrude Walker Elementary School principal hired

Garden City Public Schools has hired Amy Hollingsworth to be the new principal at Gertrude Walker Elementary School starting the 2018-19 school year. The USD 457 Board of Education approved Hollingsworth’s appointment at the June 21 board meeting. This will be the first year that Hollingsworth will be in the school […]