Garden City USD 457 is holding a “12 Days of Reading Challenge” each day during the winter break starting on Wednesday.

Families can follow the challenge each day on the district's social media sites. Families are encouraged to post a picture of their students completing the reading challenge each day to be entered into a drawing for a prize. Links to the district's social media sites can be found at the bottom of the district’s website,

Garden City schools will be out for winter vacation through Jan. 7. All district facilities, including the Educational Support Center, will be closed for the holiday break through Jan. 1.

The Educational Support Center will be open with regular business hours on Jan. 2. There will be a teacher workday on Jan. 7, and classes will be resume Jan. 8.