Tag: USD 457

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 […]

Advance voting underway now for Tuesday’s election

Advanced voting in person is underway now at the Finney County clerk’s office for those who want to cast their ballot now instead of waiting for Tuesday’s Election Day. On Nov. 7, voters will decide who sits on the Garden City Commission, Holcomb City Council, the boards of education for […]

Voter registration deadline approaches

By SCOTT AUST City and school elections are fast approaching and those interested in voting have a little less than three weeks to get registered. On Nov. 7, voters will decide who sits on the Garden City Commission, Holcomb City Council, the boards of education for USD 457 Garden City […]

New program hopes to aid at-risk students

By SCOTT AUST A new home-grown program designed to help long-term suspended students continue their education and prevent them from dropping out of school altogether began this week at the Finney County Community Services Center. Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, said the idea – […]

Stuff the Bus distribution underway

Several community agencies are distributing backpacks filled with school supplies today, Aug. 2, until 5 p.m. at Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 West Walnut St. The backpacks are for children who are in need of the school supplies to help give them a start to a successful school year. Families must […]

Books on the Bus

From Finney County United Way: “The Finney County United Way was pleased to donate books from our Red Wagon-Books for Kids Book Drive to the USD 457 Books on the Bus.”

Local candidates meet filing deadline

Local candidates meet filing deadline Though it’s only June, it’s already time to think about local elections. Here’s a list of those who met the June 1 filing deadline to run for the Garden City commission, school board and college board of trustees, and the Holcomb city council and school […]