Tag: Schools

School Zones Active– Back To School Safety Tips

The summer is coming to an end and the school year will soon begin. School will be back in session for Garden City Public Schools on Monday, August 31, and for students this means the excitement of meeting new teachers, making new friends and the opportunity to learn new things. […]

First Day of School for USD 457 Monday, August 31

School will be in session during the morning of Monday, August 31st, for Garden City Public Schools, which is the first day of school for the 2020-21 school year for students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade, seventh grade, ninth and tenth grades and all students new to the district. […]

New Release Times For Schools Across the District

Garden City Public Schools will have the same starting times across the district for the 2020-21 school year, but the ending times will be changing across the district.  The time changes will shorten the daily student contact time by 15 minutes to help teachers with more professional development/collaboration time throughout […]

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 […]