Tag: gertrude walker elementary

Elementary School To Open Time Capsule

Gertrude Walker Elementary School will hold a time capsule opening event on Wednesday, December 9, at 1:30 p.m.  The school will broadcast the event live on their Facebook page to follow the district’s operational level protocols to keep everyone safe.  The time capsule was interred on the school grounds in […]

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 […]

USD 457 Schools Announces Challenge Award recipients

The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 92 schools, including Edith Scheuerman Elementary School, Florence Wilson Elementary School, Georgia Matthews Elementary School, and Gertrude Walker Elementary School, in the Garden City Public Schools district as recipients of the 2019 Challenge Awards. The awards recognize Kansas schools that […]