Tag: USD 457

Broncbuster Coffee Shop officially open at GCCC

By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications On Thursday, Garden City Community College celebrated the opening of the Broncbuster Coffee Shop on campus with a ribbon cutting by the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce. Located between the bookstore and cafeteria at the Beth Tedrow Student Center, the Broncbuster Coffee Shop […]

YMCA celebrates grand opening of ‘Dome’ project

YMCA of Southwest Kansas CEO Chad Knight addresses the crowd Thursday during the grand opening of the YMCA Dome in Garden City. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Family YMCA celebrated the grand opening of the YMCA Dome on Thursday morning, located just northeast of Kenneth Henderson Middle School at […]

GCCC, schools sign pathway agreement with WSU

Garden City Community College President Ryan Ruda and Shirley Lefever, Dean of the College of Applied Studies at Wichita State University, shake hands Wednesday during a ceremony marking an agreement between WSU, GCCC and local schools to create an educational pathway for para-educators to become certified teachers while continuing employment. […]

USD 457 bus drivers place at state competition

Photo courtesy USD 457 Four Garden City Public Schools Transportation Department bus drivers placed in the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association’s School Bus Rodeo Safety Competition held in Salina earlier this month.  Kim Nichols took first place and Sondra Williamstook third place in Rookie Transit division. Jerry Guerrero took second place […]

Garden City schools participating in Kansas Reading Roadmap program

Garden City Public Schools is participating in the Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) program over the summer to help struggling students succeed who have qualified for KRR.  Five elementary schools in the district will holding the program: Abe Hubert Elementary School, Buffalo Jones Elementary School, Florence Wilson Elementary School, Gertrude Walker […]

Summer Books on the Bus program underway

Courtesy USD 457 The USD 457 Books on the Bus program, better known as B.O.B., is visiting various sites in Garden City, Monday through Thursday through July 25.   B.O.B. is a traveling bus that brings books to various locations in Garden City during the summer Mondays through Thursdays in […]

Candidates for local office have until June 3 to file

The deadline to file as a candidate for city commission, school board and GCCC Board of Trustees is noon Monday, June 3. The filing deadline for anyone interested in running for seats on the Garden City and Holcomb city councils and school boards, and the Garden City Community College Board […]

Crystal Apple finalists named

Six teachers from Garden City Public Schools have been named finalists for this year’s Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition Awards. Thirteen semi-finalists were announced last week. The 2018 finalists from the district are: A’Lana Bates Aronson, Horace J. Good Middle School; Sarah Drubinskiy, Charles O. […]

Crystal Apple semi-finalists announced

The Crystal Apple Committee of the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce, made up of representatives from the business community who look to honor outstanding teachers in Finney County for their exceptional efforts in education, has announced semi-finalists for this year’s Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition program. The 2018 semi-finalists are: […]

USD 457 Teacher recognized during ceremony

Julia Morales, a second grade teacher at Buffalo Jones Elementary School, was recognized as a district nominee Saturday for the Region 1 Kansas Teacher of the Year, which recognizes excellent teaching in elementary classrooms across the state. Nominations are made in each of four regions in the state. Region 1 covers […]