Music students perform at 6A state competition

May 19, 2015 • Tia Dunsworth  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, News

At the home of the Jayhawks, in Lawrence, Kansas, sixty-two Garden City High School students performed their solo and small ensemble pieces for the Kansas High School Activities Association State 6A Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, April 25. The sixty-two who went and performed are actually a fraction... Read more »

Art showcases students talent

May 19, 2015 • Azucena Rosales  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, News

On May 12, 2015 the Arts and Communications Academy held their annual fashion showcase. Four groups containing more then 10 models strutted their stuff down the run way to showcase their designs in front of classmates, friends, and family members. Junior Desiree Ortiz created a line targeted for couples... Read more »

Forensics places third at state tournament

May 19, 2015 • Norma Morales  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, News

The forensics team finished their competitive season on Saturday, May 2 at the KSHSAA State Championship at Olathe Northwest and at the KSHSAA State Festival at Wichita East. They ended their season on a high note, placing higher in these festivals than they had in years and higher than they ever have... Read more »

2014-2015 WAC Cup is GCHS property

May 19, 2015 • Peter Keller  
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Like the Robotics Club drone, the school year has disappeared. Along with school, activities in the Western Athletic Conference are, too. Friday, May 15 was the last conference event; girl’s softball in Dodge City. Since September, sports and activities like football, debate, wrestling, and forensics,... Read more »

Senior recognized at awards ceremony

May 19, 2015 • Bella Lemke  
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On May 6, 2015, many of our graduating seniors came together for one of their last times, to celebrate their achievements and accomplishments throughout their high school career at GCHS. Each academy gave a series of awards, presented by the principals of the academy. From 4.0 GPA, Perfect Attendance,... Read more »

Conference connects business and teachers

May 19, 2015 • Linh Le  
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What kind of future do you imagine yourself to have? Most imagine themselves with a stable job that makes a comfortable amount of money. For students deciding to remain in Garden City, new opportunities are popping up for more jobs and skills training for prosperous students. Building Bridges is an event... Read more »

MOOC becomes college of the future

May 19, 2015 • Emily Greene and McKenzie Hanigan  
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Do you love school but hate having to get up and get ready to go to classes? Well now you don’t have to. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) gives free online college courses. It all started October 2011, with three online courses provided by Stanford professors. from there it kicked into high gear.... Read more »

Weight lifted after AP Exams

May 19, 2015 • Julia Montoya  
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For many students, final exams are the only tests they have to worry about before turning in their iPads and calling it a school year. Bur for students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses at GCHS, the end of the school year involves more than just stressing about passing their chemistry class. AP... Read more »

Students get insight of new hotel and waterpark

May 19, 2015 • McKenzie Hanigan  
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In 2014, the Schulman’s Crossing shopping center opened in Garden City. Since then, this particular area has seen a rapid addition of businesses, including stores like TJ Maxx and restaurants like Old Chicago. The latest addition to this area is the Ascend Hotel, which is currently under construction. A... Read more »

10 tips to smart studying

May 19, 2015 • Rebecca Doll  
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With summer being the only thing on every student’s mind right now it is difficult to focus on the week of finals that lies ahead. But the reality of the matter is that there is no way around this always dreaded finals week. Here are a few study tips to help ensure your studying goes smoothly, and... Read more »

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