Schools

Rachel Lindsey

New assistant principal at Stewart School

Garden City Public Schools has announced the appointment of Rachel Lindsey as the new assistant principal at Stewart School. Ms. Lindsey comes to Garden City with nearly 15 years of experience in education, with extensive experience in the area of STEAM. Most recently, Ms. Lindsey served as a teacher on special assignment in the Plainview Old-Bethpage School District, assisting the […]

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GCHS students excel on National Italian Exam

Forty-five students at Garden City High school recently participated in the National Italian Exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Italian. The exam is a web-based proficiency and performance assessment that measures written and oral interpretation skills in alignment with the ACTFL Performance Descriptors and Proficiency Guidelines. The National Italian Exam provides an excellent opportunity to highlight our […]

College Notes

Adamantios Hadjipateras of Garden City, has been named to the dean’s list in the University of Notre Dame’s First Year of Studies for outstanding scholarship during the Spring 2022 semester. Students who achieve dean’s honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college. Bucknell University has released the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during […]

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BOE honors achievements at 2021-22’s last meeting

The Garden City Public Schools Board of Education meeting on June 14 was full of recognitions. The meeting began by the Board and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kusum Sinha acknowledging outstanding achievements and accomplishments. This year, a number of students participated in the Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged, and more than 40 high school students volunteered their time […]

Garden City High School student Isabel Joudeh

Student artist named winner in congressional art competition

Garden City High School junior Isabel Joudeh was named the People’s Choice winner in this year’s New York’s 4th Congressional District Art Competition with her photography piece, “540 Strings.” The contest is open to all high school students in New York’s 4th Congressional District. It is a part of a larger, nationwide high school arts competition that recognizes and encourages […]

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GCHS string orchestra, symphonic band sweep competition

The Garden City High School string orchestra and symphonic band performed at the Music in the Parks competition in New Jersey on June 4. The competition invites ensembles from all over the United States to perform in front of experienced instrumental and vocal teachers. Each Garden City ensemble performed two pieces for adjudication. The string orchestra came in first place […]

Lauren Kaufman

Garden City appoints new director of literacy

Lauren Kaufman, the current assistant principal at Stratford School in Garden City, has been appointed the District’s new director of literacy. Ms. Kaufman has more than 14 years of experience in the field of education, including instructional coaching, program coordination, school operations, staff development roles, and this year as the Stratford assistant principal. Prior to working in Garden City Public […]

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GCHS students excel on National Spanish Exam

Congratulations to the many Garden City High School students who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2022 National Spanish Examinations. Students from GCHS earned 14 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals along with 67 honorable mentions. These exams mark the largest of their kind in the United States, with more than 73,000 students participating this year. The […]

Cadet Casey John Noonan

Local cadet graduates from West Point

Casey John Noonan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Noonan of Garden City, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 21st. Cadet Noonan is also a 2018 graduate of Chaminade High School. While at West Point, he majored in International Relations with a concentration in Russian Studies. He was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army within […]

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Kindness Counts at Garden City Middle School


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