8/26 - Freshmen Orientation

9/2 - First Day of School

Welcome to Garden City High School


On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, high school sophomore Esteban Ortiz was honored as the first place winner in the 26th annual World Food Day Essay Contest. The contest, sponsored by Stop World Hunger, Inc., . . .  more


Garden City High School Junior Nicholas Alfaya was honored at an Awards Assembly on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the United Nations International School for his winning entry in the 2014 Student Haiku Contest, . . .  more


Félicitations are in store for ninth-grade French student Steffy Jeswin (center, left) and tenth- grade French student Ariella Izzo for their placement on the prestigious “Le Grand Concours,” The National French Contest. The winners are pictured here with, . . .   more


Congratulations to William Mennicken, pictured here at the May 20th Board of Education meeting with (left to right) Board President Barbara Trapasso, high school German teacher Erin Mich, and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen, for being named the recipient of the Outstanding High School Senior in German Award by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), . . .  more


Congratulations to Garden City High School freshmen Max Zebrowski and Andrea Choi, pictured here with English teacher Catherine Oriani, as placing among the 176 highest scoring ninth-graders (of 13,189) in the nation in the fourth WordWright competition held during the school year, . . .  more


On May 22nd, 61 Garden City High School underclassmen were inducted into the 79th Annual National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony hosted by Patrick Dolan, President, and Jon Toto, Vice President, of the school’s NHS, . . .  more


“This is the culmination of a year’s work,” explained Garden City High School science research teacher Dr. Steven Gordon, pictured here with a few of the seniors presenting their findings at the May 27th Science Symposium, . . .  more

Garden City Teacher Named Master Teacher
Anyone – student, parent, or colleague – who has been in the company of Garden City High School science teacher Michael Stano for even five minutes, knows there is something special about this teacher. Mr. Stano, pictured here being congratulated for his achievement with Dr. Teresa Prendergast, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction (left) and Board of Education President Barbara Trapasso, . . .  more


The Inkspots, Garden City High School’s literary magazine, was awarded the rank of “Excellent” in the 2013 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines, . . .  more


Garden City High School science teacher Kathy Dubuke, pictured here with 6-12 science coordinator Dr. Elena Cascio (right) and Mr. Jason Horowitz, President of Nassau Science Teacher Association of New York State (STANYS), was awarded Nassau STANYS Outstanding Teacher Award for her significant contributions, . . .  more


Congratulations to eleven students in Ms. Donna Getchall’s math classes at Garden City High School for achieving medals at this year’s Long Island Math Fair held at Hofstra University on May 2nd. Pictured here are, . . .  more


Congratulations to twelve outstanding students for being selected by their teachers as the high school’s 2014 Spring “Champions.” The twelve students were selected from a large number of nominations by teachers in the various departments. Each department then chose only one student to be its “Champion” – a student who modeled citizenship and embodied dedication to the content area, . . .  more

Class of 2014 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Congratulations to Garden City High School’s Class of 2014 Valedictorian Steven Menelly and Salutatorian Katherine McGannon, pictured here with Principal Nanine McLaughlin (left) and Director of Guidance, Gina Christel, . . .  more

"Best in Town" Photography

Digital Photography students of Claire Ellerman (center), Garden City High School senior Amy Messina (left) and freshman Shannon Kelly were among 28 nominated students, . . .  more

Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Pictured here with Principal Nanine McLaughlin and guidance counselor Patrick Doyle, Robert Clarke (center, left) and Timothy Alford recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, . . .  more

High School Students Excel in Science Competition
Congratulations to Garden City High School sophomores Dessie DiMino and Robert Brosnan, pictured here with science coordinator Dr. Elena Cascio and science research teacher Dr. Steven Gordon, . . .  more
On March 6th, in a down-to-the-wire turnover victory, Garden City High School crowned its 2014 Intramural Quiz Bowl champions. Teacher Diane Dolan’s team – Brian Shulman, Tim Josephs and Jon Toto – walked away with the victory, . . .  more

National Merit Scholarship Finalist
Congratulations to Garden City High School senior Druscilla Falco for being elevated from a Semifinalist to a Finalist in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Competition. “Dru” becomes the high school’s 18th Finalist to be so named since 2009, . . .  more
Garden City’s newest honoree carries an unweighted GPA of 96.98. Kelly also scored a perfect 800 on the writing section of the SATs. She is pictured here prior to her News 12 video interview with, . . .  more
Garden City High School junior Katie Roscoe, a student of photography teacher Mr. Jason Karp, won the under-18 division of the 2014 Thames21 Photography Competition: “London Waterways.” The contest, which gleaned over 1,000 entries, . . .  more