Tag: Schools

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 […]

GCHS Senior to perform at Sydney Opera House

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been accepted to perform at the Sydney Opera House with an honor band through Honor Performance Series from July 18-23 in Sydney, Australia. The High School Honors Performance Series at Sydney Opera House builds upon the heritage of the Carnegie […]

GCHS senior to perform at Carnegie Hall

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Colten will perform on the euphonium in February with the 2018 International Honors Band.  Participation in one of the five Honors Ensembles is […]