Garden City Public Schools will host several retirement receptions this week.
On Wednesday, Garden City High School will honor Sidni Musick, who has worked for the district for 26 years, at 3:30 p.m. at the Public Service Academy Student Resource Area, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. On the same day, the Garden City Alternate Education Center will hold a reception for 28-year district employee Mark Ronn from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the building’s cafeteria, 1312 N. Seventh St., and Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center will hold receptions for Terry Powell and Penny Douglass from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the center’s library, 3101 Belmont Place. Powell and Douglass have worked for the district for 26 and 11 years, respectively.
On Thursday, GCHS will hold a retirement reception for Sherry Irsik, who has worked in the district for 11 years, from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. in the Freshman Academy Commons Area, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Also on Thursday, Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center will hold a reception for Dena Purdy and Joyce Virgil from 4 to 5 p.m. in its cafeteria, 401 Jennie Barker Road. Purdy and Virgil have worked for the district for 15 and 18 years, respectively.