Tag: Garden City Public Schools

Board of Education Approves Updated 2020-2021 Calendar

The Garden City Public Schools Board of Education approved an updated calendar for the 2020-2021 school year at the July 30th  Board meeting.  The change to the calendar is to give the district more time to get prepared for the coming school year due to the COVID-19 virus. The original […]

Online Application For Free and Reduced Meals Available

The Nutrition Services department at Garden City Public Schools is encouraging parents to submit their Free and Reduced-Price Meal application online this year at https://frapps.horizonsolana.com/GARC01.  Parents will follow the instructions on entering the information online. When the application is completed the parent will receive an e-mail confirmation.  Applications need to […]

Last Week of USD 457 Summer Programs

Monday, July 27, will be the start of the last week for the USD 457 Summer Books on the Bus (B.O.B.) and the Summer Grab and Go meals programs for the summer.  The last day of the programs will be Thursday, July 30, 2020. The sites that the Bookmobile will […]

After school Program Shows Increases In Reading Scores

An independent matched comparison study of Garden City, Kansas elementary students shows that those attending the Reading Roadmap afterschool programs had higher reading scores than their non-attending peers, all according to school tests.  There will be a press conference to discuss the scores and the impact of the program at […]

Summer Bookmobile To Continue Through July

The USD 457 Books on the Bus program will continue during the month of July.  The program took a scheduled break from July 6 – 9, 2020.  The program is planned to be back on its normal schedule on Monday, July 13, 2020.  The last day that the bookmobile will […]

Stuff The Bus Project Planned

Several community agencies are collaborating for an event called “Stuff the Bus.” The agencies are working together to collect backpacks and school supplies on Saturday, July 11th and Sunday, July 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The group will be collecting donations in school buses that will be stationed […]