Tag: Schools

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 […]

Garden City Public Schools Opens Online Enrollment

Garden City Public Schools opened online enrollment on Monday, May 18, for returning students for the 2020-2021 school year.  Parents will need to go to the district’s website at www.gckschools.com to complete the online enrollment process. Parents will need their Family Access username/password for the enrollment process.  If they do not […]

USD 457 Launches “Continuous Learning” Help Page

On March 17, 2020, Governor Kelly issued a statewide order mandating all schools to close for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, to help “flatten the curve” and slow down the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  In the days since, many school districts have spent their spring breaks coming […]

New Normal: Working from Home, Schooling from Home

We live in interesting, and confusing, times.  For many, working from home has become a requirement, not a choice.  And as of March 17, in the State of Kansas, our kids’ normal has now been altered drastically. Due to the concerns over the spreading of the COVID-19 virus, school facilities across […]

Freshman career fair scheduled

  Registration is now open for the 2018 Freshman Career Fair to be held from 8:50 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 14 at Garden City High School. Help freshman students explore career interests by telling them about your day-to-day career responsibilities. We are looking for volunteer presenters who do […]

Students learn life, business skills through coffee sales

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications When asked how long she has been working to prepare the coffee carts at Horace Good Middle School, Camilla, an eighth-grader, said, “For a thousand years!” She added that preparing coffee and snacks is a fun thing to do and that her favorite […]

Deerfield students experience ‘TED Talks’

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Deerfield High School hosted its own TEDx conference on Wednesday, bringing in a half-dozen speakers to talk about a range of subjects mixed with students’ own presentations. “I love TED Talks, and the English teacher in me was like, ‘Oh, I should do […]