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  • Spring Carnival
    All day
    04/02/2021-04/04/2021

    There are many fun events to watch AND join throughout Spring Carnival, April 2nd through April 4th!  See attached flyer for event times.

    VIEW THE EVENT FLYER

    Friday: The students of Close Up 2021 will be selling soup and a roll on Friday evening at 5pm near the races in front of old town. Also baked goods will be for sale, your support for the students is appreciated. Thanks and please share! Soups options- chili, salmon chowder, moose soup and more.

    Saturday: The City of Galena will be providing hamburgers, hot dogs and Easter egg baskets.

    Sunday: **The Easter Egg Hunt will be moved to in front of the City of Galena Building and will be set up for different age groups.

    LOCATION:  Down at the river bank in Old Town in near the blue teacher apartments

    Hope to see you there!

    (Please note: Schedule is subject to change. This update is current as of 9:30am Friday, April 2nd)

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  • NYO (virtual)
    All day
    04/05/2021-04/30/2021

    NYO is a virtual event this year and will be held from April 5th through April 30th. Learn more: https://citci.org/partnerships-events/nyo-games/nyo-2021/

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  • Elementary Skiing
    12:00 am
    04/08/2021-04/11/2021

    Elementary skiing will continue to take place on Wednesdays and Sundays. The program currently has 13 students from 2nd to 5th grade. Plans are to continue through until April 25th pending snow conditions, with a ski celebration on May 2nd.

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  • STEM Building Open House
    12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    04/10/2021

    Let’s all celebrate an amazing new facility for the education of our students! The community is invited to come to the Galena City Schools STEM Building Open House Saturday, April 10th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Refreshments will be served, and family groups will be able to tour the building, ride the elevator and explore the newest educational facility in Galena. Groups needing special assistance or extra time, can call Carrie Given to arrange a specific time. All COVID protocols will be in place, per the GCSD Smart Start Plan. Call Carrie Given for further information 656-7191.

    View the event flyer here.

    View the Facebook event listing here.

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  • Green Alert Level
    All day
    04/11/2021-04/12/2021

    After consulting with our local health authority, and in light of the fact that there have been no further positive COVID-19 cases in our Galena City Schools community, we are back in the “green” per our Smart Start Plan as of Sunday, April 11th.

     

     

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  • Virtual Health Career Exploration Camps
    All day
    04/12/2021-04/16/2021

    Virtual Health Career Exploration Camps are being offered to Galena high school students from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. for Behavioral Health. Sponsored by YK AHEC and KUC Campus. View the event flyer here.

    Info for students wishing to attend: 
    If students want to attend during school hours they need to contact Carrie Given and/or their local Admin.  Then, they need to let their teachers know which classes they will be missing, if any.  For those who plan to do the camps after school, they need to let Cory Stringer and/or Admin know, so we can arrange a space for them to be.

    April 12th through April 16th, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily
    April 19th through 23rd, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily

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  • Elementary Skiing
    All day
    04/14/2021

    Elementary skiing will continue to take place on Wednesdays and Sundays. The program currently has 13 students from 2nd to 5th grade. Plans are to continue through until April 25th pending snow conditions, with a ski celebration on May 2nd.

  • GCSD Board Meeting
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    04/14/2021

    Dear Galena community members,

    The GCSD School Board is meeting Wednesday, April 14, 2021. 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 sanitation, etc.). The Board Packet is available here. Thank you for your support of education in Galena and across Alaska!

    Jim Merriner, GCSD Superintendent

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  • Elementary Skiing
    1:30 pm-3:00 pm
    04/18/2021

    Elementary skiing will continue to take place on Wednesdays and Sundays. The program currently has 13 students from 2nd to 5th grade. Plans are to continue through until April 25th pending snow conditions, with an end-of-the-year ski party on April 25th.

    Ski practice on April 18th is from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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  • Spirit Week: PJ’s
    All day
    04/19/2021

    We are having Spirit Week over the week of April 19-23, to celebrate Spring and get ready for Prom. Have fun and dress up!

    Monday, April 19: PJ Day
    Tuesday, April 20: Favorite Hat Day
    Wednesday, April 21: Dress Up Day
    Thursday, April 22: Vacation Day (Dress up for your dream vacation)
    Friday, April 23: Hawk Day

  • Virtual Health Career Exploration Camps
    All day
    04/19/2021-04/23/2021

    Virtual Health Career Exploration Camps are being offered to Galena high school students from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. for Behavioral Health. Sponsored by YK AHEC and KUC Campus. View the event flyer here.

    Info for students wishing to attend: 
    If students want to attend during school hours they need to contact Carrie Given and/or their local Admin.  Then, they need to let their teachers know which classes they will be missing, if any.  For those who plan to do the camps after school, they need to let Cory Stringer and/or Admin know, so we can arrange a space for them to be.

    April 12th through April 16th, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily
    April 19th through 23rd, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily

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  • Spirit Week: Fav Hat
    All day
    04/20/2021

    We are having Spirit Week over the week of April 19-23, to celebrate Spring and get ready for Prom. Have fun and dress up!

    Monday, April 19: PJ Day
    Tuesday, April 20: Favorite Hat Day
    Wednesday, April 21: Dress Up Day
    Thursday, April 22: Vacation Day (Dress up for your dream vacation)
    Friday, April 23: Hawk Day

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  • Spirit Week: Dress Up
    All day
    04/21/2021

    We are having Spirit Week over the week of April 19-23, to celebrate Spring and get ready for Prom. Have fun and dress up!

    Monday, April 19: PJ Day
    Tuesday, April 20: Favorite Hat Day
    Wednesday, April 21: Dress Up Day
    Thursday, April 22: Vacation Day (Dress up for your dream vacation)
    Friday, April 23: Hawk Day

  • Elementary Skiing
    3:00 pm-4:00 pm
    04/21/2021

    Elementary skiing will continue to take place on Wednesdays and Sundays. The program currently has 13 students from 2nd to 5th grade. Plans are to continue through until April 25th pending snow conditions, with an end-of-the-year ski party on April 25th.

    Ski practice on April 21st is from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

     

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  • Spirit Week: Vacay
    All day
    04/22/2021

    We are having Spirit Week over the week of April 19-23, to celebrate Spring and get ready for Prom. Have fun and dress up!

    Monday, April 19: PJ Day
    Tuesday, April 20: Favorite Hat Day
    Wednesday, April 21: Dress Up Day
    Thursday, April 22: Vacation Day (Dress up for your dream vacation)
    Friday, April 23: Hawk Day

  • GILA Senior Parent/Guardian Teleconference
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    04/22/2021

    Parents/Guardians of GILA Seniors:

    Please attend a teleconference Thursday, April 22nd at 7pm.

    You’ll be updated on plans for the graduating ceremony for the Class of 2021. 

It is very important that you and your senior call in!

    Dial: 1-800-315-6338
    Code: 
12053#

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  • Spirit Week: Hawks
    All day
    04/23/2021

    We are having Spirit Week over the week of April 19-23, to celebrate Spring and get ready for Prom. Have fun and dress up!

    Monday, April 19: PJ Day
    Tuesday, April 20: Favorite Hat Day
    Wednesday, April 21: Dress Up Day
    Thursday, April 22: Vacation Day (Dress up for your dream vacation)
    Friday, April 23: Hawk Day

  • Mid-4th Quarter
    All day
    04/23/2021

    Mid-4th Quarter

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  • Galena White Caps Mock Swim Meet
    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    04/24/2021

    Mock swim meet at the Galena Pool.

  • Junior/Senior Prom
    8:00 pm-11:00 pm
    04/24/2021

    We’re excited to be holding a Junior/Senior Prom on April 24th with the theme of “Night of 1,000 Lights”.

    Prom will be held at the SHS gymnasium from 8 pm to 11 pm for invited guests only.

    Please note: in an abundance of caution, we have asked that our community not attend prom this year.  But we know that our friends, family and community  will want to see our students in all their dressed-up finery.  We will have a prom parade at 9:15 pm after crowning our prom court at 9:00 pm.  We invite all our Galena friends, family and community members to gather in the parking lot of Sidney Huntington School at this time (9:15 pm) to take pictures and see our students all dressed up.

     

     

     

  • Prom Grand March
    9:15 pm-10:00 pm
    04/24/2021

    Prom Grand March
    Main Entrance of SHS
    9:15 p.m., April 24, 2021

    Parents and community are welcomed to come and take pictures outside of the main entrance of SHS school.  Prom couples will be announced and will walk down the steps of the main entrance to a staging area in which they will stop to allow pictures to be taken.

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  • Elementary Ski Celebration
    All day
    04/25/2021

    Our end-of-the-year ski party celebration is happening on April 25th

  • Elementary Skiing
    All day
    04/25/2021

    Elementary skiing will continue to take place on Wednesdays and Sundays. The program currently has 13 students from 2nd to 5th grade. Plans are to continue through until April 25th pending snow conditions, with a ski celebration on April 25th.

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  • High School MAPs Testing
    All day
    04/26/2021-04/30/2021

    High school will be testing from April 26th – 30th. (Elementary will be testing from May 3-7, along with make-up testing for high schoolers.)

  • Behavioral Health Careers Camp
    All day
    04/26/2021-05/07/2021

    Virtual Behavioral Health Careers Camp is being offered to Galena high school students from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. April 26 through May 7. Sponsored by AHEC and APIA. View the event flyer here.

    Info for students wishing to attend: 
    Students will have an opportunity to earn 1 college credit for participating. Students must be 14 years of age and older to participate. If students want to attend during school hours they need to contact Carrie Given and/or their local Admin.  Then, they need to let their teachers know which classes they will be missing, if any.  For those who plan to do the camps after school, they need to let Cory Stringer and/or Admin know, so we can arrange a space for them to be.

    April 26th through May 7th, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. daily

     

  • Virtual Health Career Exploration Camp
    All day
    04/26/2021-04/30/2021

    Virtual Health Career Exploration Camps are being offered to Galena high school students from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. April 26-30 and May 3-7. Sponsored by YK AHEC and KUC Campus. View the event flyer here.

    Info for students wishing to attend: 
    If students want to attend during school hours they need to contact Carrie Given and/or their local Admin.  Then, they need to let their teachers know which classes they will be missing, if any.  For those who plan to do the camps after school, they need to let Cory Stringer and/or Admin know, so we can arrange a space for them to be.

    April 26th through April 30th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily
    May 3rd through May 7th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily

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  • GILA Graduation Teleconference
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    04/29/2021

    Our GILA Administration will be holding an important graduation teleconference meeting for all GILA Graduating Seniors, their Parents, and Guardians. Please join us on Thursday, April 29th at 7:00 p.m.

    Please see the call-in information below.  We will provide you with important information about graduation.  We will do our best to answer any questions you may have.  Please remember that, if you have a concern, this is not the place to name specific students. Please contact your student’s teacher, the dorm administrator, or me directly for such concerns.

    Please Call:
    1-800-315-6338

    Code:
    12053

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  • Yellow Alert Level
    All day
    04/30/2021-05/02/2021

    After consulting with our local health authority due to recent COVID-19 potential contact within our community, as a precaution, we are back in the “yellow” per our Smart Start Plan as of Friday, April 30th.

     

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