Garden City Public Schools http://www.gckschools.com Garden City Public Schools News Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:02:28 GMT Continue Through July http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2887 The Summer Books on the Bus and Kids Meals-on-Wheels and Food Service programs will run through the month of July. The last day for the programs during the summer will be Thursday, July 30, 2015. Books on the Bus, or B.O.B. will visit: Lee Richardson Zoo, 312 E. Finnup Drive, from 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Ayala Park, 216 N. Taylor, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and the Public Swimming Pool, in Finnup Park, from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Mondays. The sites that the Bookmobile will visit ... Mon, 06 Jul 2015 05:00:00 GMT Reply Card Deadline http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2888 Garden City High School reserved seat football ticket holders have until July 10, 2015 to return the reply card sent to them indicating that they wish to reserve their football seats for the 2015 football season. Tickets may be picked up and paid for beginning at 1:00 p.m. on August 12, 2015 in the GCHS Athletic Office, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. If you are a reserved seat ticket holder and did not receive a reply card in the mail, please call the high school Athletic Office at 805-5430. If y... Mon, 06 Jul 2015 05:00:00 GMT In Observance of Independence Holiday http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2886 The offices and facilities at Garden City Public Schools will be closed Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The school district will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 6, 2015. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 05:00:00 GMT Changing Hours of Operation http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2885 The Garden City Public Schools Central Student Enrollment Office at the Educational Support Center, 1205 Fleming Street, will be changing its hours of operation starting July 1st. The new hours are 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Central Student Enrollment Office assists parents and guardians with every aspect of the enrollment process. All children new to Garden City Public Schools must enroll through the central enrollment office. The first... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT To Take A Break http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2884 The USD 457 Books on the Bus and Kids Meals-on-Wheels and Summer Food Service Program will take a break from visiting the community June 29th through July 3, 2015. The programs will be back on their normal schedule on Monday, July 6, 2015. The last day for the summer programs will be Thursday, July 30, 2015. The dinner part of the Summer Food Service Program will continue to provide meals Monday, June 29th through Friday, July 3rd. The dinners are served at the Tabernaculo Bautista, 3111 ... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT Governor Brownback’s comments http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2881 http://fox4kc.com/2015/06/16/gov-brownback-kansans-are-not-paying-more-taxes/ TOPEKA, Kan. — In a speech on Tuesday, Gov. Brownback disputed claims that his financial philosophy for Kansas has hurt schools. When asked specifically about the schools whose leaders said they were forced to make deep cuts, and a school in which the superintendent resigned because school officials said the salary was no longer affordable, Gov. Brownback promised an offline explanation of the problems with those d... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT Now Serving Dinner http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2883 Garden City Public Schools continues a program that provides summertime meals to children and youth in 2015. The meals are free for anyone age 18 and under. No reservations are needed for the meals. While meals for youth 18 and under are free, adults may purchase a meal at a cost of $3.75. The summer food service program has expanded and now provides dinner meals Monday through Friday during the summer. The serving of dinner started the week of June 15th at Tabernaculo Bautista, 3111 E Sp... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT Through July http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2880 The Books on the Bus program, better known as B.O.B., continues to visit various sites in Garden City, Monday through Thursday. The Bookmobile's last scheduled visit will be held on July 30, 2015. The Bookmobile will not visit the community June 29th through July 2nd. B.O.B. is a traveling bus that brings books to various locations in Garden City during the summer. The bus visits the community Mondays through Thursdays during June and July. The goal of B.O.B. is to increase reading skills ... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT Play Planned http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2878 The Garden City High School drama department will present Into the Woods Junior at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12th, and Saturday, June 13th, in the Garden City High School auditorium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. The play is part of the drama camp for students that took place June 1st through June 12th. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for students. Into the Woods Junior is a one hour version of the original musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. All of your favorite fairy tale characters... Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT Announces Honor Roll http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2874 Horace J. Good Middle School has recently announced its honor roll for seventh and eighth grade students for the spring semester of the 2014-2015 school year. The honor roll includes: Principals Honor Roll, 4.0 Grade Point Average, include: Seventh grade: Sydney E. Bunch, Kalandrah A. Chairez-Bernal, Lane J. Durst, Dominique N. Gaspar, Olivia G. Hanigan, Cambry Hitchcock, Reagan C. Karlin, Dhruvditya Marwaha, Flor M. Munoz, Evelin Navarrete, Mary Heart A. Niere, Noah G. Ortiz, Madilynne Pa... Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT Announces Honor Roll http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2875 Kenneth Henderson Middle School has recently announced its A-B honor roll for seventh and eighth grade students for the spring semester of the 2014-2015 school year. The honor roll includes: A Honor Roll Seventh grade: Jacqueline Acosta, Xavier Binkley, Zaza Boutdara, Ana Casados, Emma Dirks, Kyle Doll, Gabriela Hernandez-Ramirez, Cassidy Knoll Kaetlin Kohlhorst, Karly Larson, Giselle Martinez, Taylor Newsome, Oliver Nguyen, Joel Resendiz, Ashlyn Swan, Adair Torres, Tuyen Truong, Andrew Un... Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT At State Competition http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2876 The Garden City Public Schools Transportation Department had three school bus drivers place in the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association’s School Bus Rodeo Safety Competition held in Hutchinson, Kansas. Melanie Turner took third place in Experienced Transit division. Margarito Gramajo took second place and Maria Arras took third place in the Rookie Transit division. The competition was held during the Association’s School Transportation Safety Symposium on Wednesday, May 27th and Thur... Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:00:00 GMT Summer Bookmobile http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2872 Starting Monday, June 1st, the Books on the Bus program, better known as B.O.B., will start visit various sites in Garden City, Monday through Thursday. The Bookmobile's last scheduled visit will be held on July 30, 2015. The Bookmobile will not visit the community June 29th through July 2nd. B.O.B. is a traveling bus that brings books to various locations in Garden City during the summer. The bus visits the community Mondays through Thursdays during June and July. The goal of B.O.B. is... Fri, 29 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT Semester School http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2870 Garden City High School will hold semester school Monday, June 1st, through Friday, June 5th. Core classes and electives will be held from 8:00 a.m. to noon each day. Enrollment will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 1st, in the Arts and Communications Commons Area, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Semester school is for GCHS students in ninth through twelfth grades that did not pass English, Math, Science, Social Studies and electives classes during the second semester. Students that have a... Thu, 28 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT June 2nd at Florence Wilson Elementary http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2871 Florence Wilson Elementary School will host Body Venture on Tuesday, June 2nd, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children will have the opportunity to explore the human body and learn about the importance of good nutrition and physical fitness. The USDA Summer Food Service Program will also be offering a free lunch during the event from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for children 1-18 years of age. The Body Venture tour begins when children become a food such as a carrot, low-fat milk or a piece of c... Thu, 28 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT Staff at Luncheon http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2868 The Garden City Association of Educational Office Professionals (GCAEOP) held its Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, May 27th, at the Garden City High School Commons Area. The organization’s membership selects an Administrator of the Year and Office Professional of the Year, who are recognized at the luncheon. This year the organization honored Marsha Jarboe, Payroll Coordinator, as the Administrator for the 2014-2015 school year. The other nominee for administrator of the year was James... Wed, 27 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT Summer Camp In June http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2866 Garden City High School International Thespian Society/Drama Club will present their first annual summer Drama Camp June 1st – 12th from 8:00 a.m. to noon each day at the GCHS Auditorium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. This year’s camp will present “Into the Woods JR.,” a one hour version of the original musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. All of your favorite fairy tale characters-Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and the Witch- meet and interact in this whimsica... Tue, 26 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT and Long-time Employees http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2869 Garden City Public Schools honored long-time employees on Friday, May 22rd, at a Board of Education Staff Recognition Luncheon held in the Commons Area at Garden City High School. Each year Garden City Public Schools proudly salutes all of its retiring employees and those who continue to serve the district after 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of service. For many, their service to the district and students has lasted decades - allowing them to hone their skills, to mentor their colleag... Mon, 25 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT Closed Memorial Day http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2865 The offices and facilities at Garden City Public Schools will be closed on Monday, May 25th, in observance of Memorial Day. The school district will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Fri, 22 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT is Thursday http://www.gckschools.com/news.cfm?id=2864 The last day of school for Garden City Public Schools is Thursday, May 21, 2015. Friday, May 22nd, will be a work day in the morning for teachers to wrap-up the school year. Starting Monday, June 1st, the Books on the Bus program, better known as B.O.B., will be visiting various sites in Garden City. The Kids Meals on Wheels Bus will be accompanying B.O.B. at its Garden City locations during the summer. The Summer Food Service Program will also begin June 1st. Free breakfasts and lunches... Tue, 19 May 2015 05:00:00 GMT