GCSD Board Meeting

The GCSD School Board is meeting Wednesday, June 29, 2022. There will be no  “Work Session” for this meeting.  The Regular Meeting starts at 5:00pm. Teleconferencing into the meeting is available by calling 1-800-315-6338 and entering access code 12053# when prompted.

Click here to view the Board Packet: https://www.galenaalaska.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/GCSD-June-2022-School-Board-Packet.pdf

Thank you for your support of education in Galena and across Alaska!

Teleconference info: 

  • GCI Teleconference 1-800-315-6338 / Access Code 12053#

Community Picnic

Galena’s annual Community Picnic (aka “Last-Day-of-School Cookout”) will be held on Wednesday, May 18th, at the SHS campus. All families and the Galena community are invited!

The cookout will stagger start beginning at 11:00 am.

-PreK thru 1st grade students will go first.
-2nd & 3rd grade about 11:15 am.
-Middle school students along with 4th & 5th graders about 11:30 am.

-High school students will start at 12:04 pm.

Parents are welcome to take students home after lunch. For students needing a ride, the bus will take students home starting at 12:30 pm. High school students will be released when they finish lunch.

2022 Graduation Ceremony

We’re excited to celebrate our 2022 graduating seniors with family and friends. Our GILA and SHS Commencement Ceremony is happening on Wednesday, May 18th.

**Monday, May 16 – GRADUATION WEEK UPDATE: We will have a live stream for family and friends unable to make it to Galena for our in-person event. It will be available for viewing on our GCSD website: https://www.galenaalaska.org.

Graduation Week Schedule:

Monday, May 16, 2022:
Gym Set-Up from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, May 17, 2022:
Gym Decorating from 9:00 am until complete
Graduates’ BBQ from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Community Hall
Baccalaureate Ceremony at 7:00 pm at the Catholic Church

Wednesday, May 18, 2022:
Graduation Rehearsal from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
K-8 Community Picnic from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at SHS
High School Community Picnic from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at SHS
Graduating seniors report to gym by 6:15 pm
Graduation begins at 7:00 pm*

*The graduation ceremony will commence on Wednesday, May 18th at the Sydney C. Huntington School (SHS) gymnasium. Students and GILA families will be transported to the SHS campus. The ceremony will begin at 7PM. Traditionally the ceremony lasts approximately 3 hours. After the festivities are over, students return to the dormitory and pack his/her bags. The majority of GILA students will fly out of Galena on May 19th and May 20th.

SHS Playground Committee Meeting

The Playground Committee will be meeting at 6:00 pm on Monday, May 16th, at Sidney C. Huntington School in Mrs. Casey’s classroom. Please come and help us make plans for a new playground at SHS.

GCSD Board Meeting

The GCSD School Board is meeting Friday, May 13, 2022. The Work Session begins at 6:00pm. The Regular Meeting starts at 7:00pm. In order to ensure proper physical distancing in the SHS Library/Commons area, please consider teleconferencing into the meeting by calling 1-800-315-6338 and entering access code 12053# when prompted. If attending in person, thank you for following COVID-19 protocols (physical distancing, wearing face covering, hand sanitization, etc.).

Click here to view the Board Packet: https://www.galenaalaska.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/GCSD-May-2022-School-Board-Packet.pdf

Thank you for your support of education in Galena and across Alaska!

Teleconference info: 

  • GCI Teleconference 1-800-315-6338 / Access Code 12053#