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  • State Biathlon Meet (Skiing)
    All day
    03/03/2022

    Thursday, March 3rd
    Team travels from Galena to Anchorage: TBA
    3:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Range

    Friday, March 4th
    4:00 pm: Arrive at range
    5:00 pm: Zero time
    6:00 pm: Race start

    Saturday, March 5th
    11:00 am: Arrive at range
    12:00 pm: Zero time
    1:00 pm: Race start

    Sunday, March 6th
    10:30 am: Tour of Anchorage Start 40K

    • START FORMAT:  Each wave will have 25 skiers with wave seeding based on the rank of each persons best pace time.  Within each wave skiers are free to “self seed”.  Please remember to be considerate, that no race is won in the first minute, and faster skiers will generally have the lower bib numbers.
    • START LOCATION: Behind Service High School near the Little Gym – 5577 Abbott Road
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  • State Biathlon Meet (Skiing)
    4:00 pm-8:00 pm
    03/04/2022

    Thursday, March 3rd
    Team travels from Galena to Anchorage: TBA
    3:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Range

    Friday, March 4th
    4:00 pm: Arrive at range
    5:00 pm: Zero time
    6:00 pm: Race start

    Saturday, March 5th
    11:00 am: Arrive at range
    12:00 pm: Zero time
    1:00 pm: Race start

    Sunday, March 6th
    10:30 am: Tour of Anchorage Start 40K

    • START FORMAT:  Each wave will have 25 skiers with wave seeding based on the rank of each persons best pace time.  Within each wave skiers are free to “self seed”.  Please remember to be considerate, that no race is won in the first minute, and faster skiers will generally have the lower bib numbers.
    • START LOCATION: Behind Service High School near the Little Gym – 5577 Abbott Road
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  • State Biathlon Meet (Skiing)
    11:00 am-4:00 pm
    03/05/2022

    Thursday, March 3rd
    Team travels from Galena to Anchorage: TBA
    3:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Range

    Friday, March 4th
    4:00 pm: Arrive at range
    5:00 pm: Zero time
    6:00 pm: Race start

    Saturday, March 5th
    11:00 am: Arrive at range
    12:00 pm: Zero time
    1:00 pm: Race start

    Sunday, March 6th
    10:30 am: Tour of Anchorage Start 40K

    • START FORMAT:  Each wave will have 25 skiers with wave seeding based on the rank of each persons best pace time.  Within each wave skiers are free to “self seed”.  Please remember to be considerate, that no race is won in the first minute, and faster skiers will generally have the lower bib numbers.
    • START LOCATION: Behind Service High School near the Little Gym – 5577 Abbott Road
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  • State Biathlon Meet (Skiing)
    10:30 am-2:00 pm
    03/06/2022

    Thursday, March 3rd
    Team travels from Galena to Anchorage: TBA
    3:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Range

    Friday, March 4th
    4:00 pm: Arrive at range
    5:00 pm: Zero time
    6:00 pm: Race start

    Saturday, March 5th
    11:00 am: Arrive at range
    12:00 pm: Zero time
    1:00 pm: Race start

    Sunday, March 6th
    10:30 am: Tour of Anchorage Start 40K

    • START FORMAT:  Each wave will have 25 skiers with wave seeding based on the rank of each persons best pace time.  Within each wave skiers are free to “self seed”.  Please remember to be considerate, that no race is won in the first minute, and faster skiers will generally have the lower bib numbers.
    • START LOCATION: Behind Service High School near the Little Gym – 5577 Abbott Road
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  • Readfest & Iditaread Kick-off
    5:00 pm-6:00 pm
    03/07/2022

    The Galena City School District and the Galena Education Association invites all students Grades PreK to 8th and their families to the annual Readfest. Come join us for free pizza and a free book to kick-off the start of Iditaread, Monday March 7th at 5:00 pm in the Charles Evans Community Library.

    No need to make dinner at home. No dirty dishes. Just come to read, read, read! We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions please contact Ayla Kalke or call (907) 656-1883 X120.

  • GCSD Town Hall Meeting
    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    03/07/2022

    The GCSD Board of Education invites stakeholders to a GCSD Board of Education Town Hall Meeting next Monday, March 7, 2022 at 6:00pm @ the SHS Charles Evans Library.

    The purpose of the Town Hall Meeting is to provide community members an informal venue to hear from and ask questions of GCSD school board members or GCSD administrators about school district policies, programs, future plans, etc. Some of the planned discussion items are:

    • Strategic Plan
    • Curriculum
    • Facilities/Maintenance
    • Other

    The GCSD Board of Education looks forward to providing this important line of communication with our community.

    Click here for the Town Hall Meeting Notice.

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  • GCSD Strategic Plan Survey (Deadline)
    All day
    03/14/2022

    GCSD is updating its current District Strategic Plan and the GCSD Board of Education would appreciate your feedback on priorities for the district. This survey takes about 6 minutes to complete and is anonymous. Thank you for completing the survey no later than March 14.

    Thank you in advance for your valuable comments that will be critical during the Board’s analysis of the survey data and ultimately the development of GCSD’s next strategic plan that will guide GCSD operations.

    If you have any questions about this student survey, please feel free to contact jim.merriner@galenanet.com.

    SURVEY LINKS: 
    Please click on the appropriate survey link found below. This survey is open to all Parents/Guardians of GCSD students, 7th-12th grade GCSD students and GCSD staff.

    GCSD Parents/Guardians: https://www.research.net/r/GuardianGCSDStrategy

    GCSD 7th-12 grade students: https://www.research.net/r/StudentGCSDStrategy

    GCSD Staff: https://www.research.net/r/StaffGCSDStrategy

  • GCSD Board Meeting
    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    03/14/2022

    The GCSD School Board is meeting Monday, March 14, 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.). The Board Packet is available at the following website:  https://www.galenaalaska.org/school-board/. Thank you for your support of education in Galena and across Alaska! -Jim Merriner, GCSD Superintendent

    The call-in information is as follows:

    • GCI Teleconference 1-800-315-6338 / Access Code 12053#
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  • Parent Teacher Conferences (Early Out)
    12:00 pm-3:00 pm
    03/16/2022

    Wednesday, March 16th, will be Parent Teacher Conferences.

    PreK-8th grade students will be released at 12:00 pm. The bus will be running.
    High school students will be released at 12:51 pm. PreK-8th grade conferences will be by appointment starting at 12:30 pm in the teacher classrooms. Sharilyn will call parents of K-8 students to arrange conference times.  High school conferences will be 1:30-3:00 pm in the SHS big gym.

    Parent Portal Access for Parents/Guardians:
    Please find SHS & GILA Parent Portal access links below. You can use our Parent Portal to view your student info and grades online.

    Parent Portal (instructions) – use this link if you have not yet created a parent account
    Parent Portal (direct) – use this link to go straight to the login page (if you’ve already set up your account)

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  • Early Release Day
    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    03/17/2022

    Thursday, March 17th, is an early release day. PreK-8th grade students will be released at 1:00 pm. The bus will be running. High school students will be released at 1:48 pm.

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  • Basketball State Championships
    All day
    03/23/2022

    The 2022 ASAA / First National Bank Alaska “March Madness” Alaska Basketball State Championships (3A/4A) will be held from March 23-26 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

    Click here for more info. Additional schedule details will become available as these dates approach. If there are any questions in the meantime, please contact GCSD’s Activities Director, Cory Stringer, at: 907-656-1205.

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  • Basketball State Championships
    All day
    03/24/2022

    The 2022 ASAA / First National Bank Alaska “March Madness” Alaska Basketball State Championships (3A/4A) will be held from March 23-26 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

    Click here for more info. Additional schedule details will become available as these dates approach. If there are any questions in the meantime, please contact GCSD’s Activities Director, Cory Stringer, at: 907-656-1205.

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  • Basketball State Championships
    All day
    03/25/2022

    The 2022 ASAA / First National Bank Alaska “March Madness” Alaska Basketball State Championships (3A/4A) will be held from March 23-26 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

    Click here for more info. Additional schedule details will become available as these dates approach. If there are any questions in the meantime, please contact GCSD’s Activities Director, Cory Stringer, at: 907-656-1205.

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  • Basketball State Championships
    All day
    03/26/2022

    The 2022 ASAA / First National Bank Alaska “March Madness” Alaska Basketball State Championships (3A/4A) will be held from March 23-26 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

    Click here for more info. Additional schedule details will become available as these dates approach. If there are any questions in the meantime, please contact GCSD’s Activities Director, Cory Stringer, at: 907-656-1205.

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  • Magic Show / Anti-Bullying Presentation
    7:00 pm-7:45 pm
    03/27/2022

    The Louden Tribal Council is generously hosting several magic shows with an anti-bullying themed presentation over three performances for our students and the Galena community.

    Each performance will be approximately 45 minutes.

    Show dates & times:
    Sunday, March 27th at 7:00pm in the GILA auditorium for SHS & GILA high-schoolers
    Monday, March 28th at 1:30pm in the SHS gym for K-8 students
    Monday, March 28th at 7:00pm in the SHS gym for the Galena community

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  • Magic Show / Anti-Bullying Presentation
    1:30 pm-2:15 pm
    03/28/2022

    The Louden Tribal Council is generously hosting several magic shows with an anti-bullying themed presentation over three performances for our students and the Galena community.

    Each performance will be approximately 45 minutes.

    Show dates & times:
    Sunday, March 27th at 7:00pm in the GILA auditorium for SHS & GILA high-schoolers
    Monday, March 28th at 1:30pm in the SHS gym for K-8 students
    Monday, March 28th at 7:00pm in the SHS gym for the Galena community

  • Magic Show / Anti-Bullying Presentation
    7:00 pm-7:45 pm
    03/28/2022

    The Louden Tribal Council is generously hosting several magic shows with an anti-bullying themed presentation over three performances for our students and the Galena community.

    Each performance will be approximately 45 minutes.

    Show dates & times:
    Sunday, March 27th at 7:00pm in the GILA auditorium for SHS & GILA high-schoolers
    Monday, March 28th at 1:30pm in the SHS gym for K-8 students
    Monday, March 28th at 7:00pm in the SHS gym for the Galena community

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  • State Testing (6/7 Gr ELA)
    1:30 pm-4:00 pm
    03/29/2022

    The yearly state testing will begin March 29th and continue to April 29th .  Students from the 3rd grade to the 10th grade will be taking part in the test.  We ask that if possible to schedule doctors’ appointments and travel on days that your student is not scheduled to test.  To help your student do well on the tests please make sure they get a good night’s sleep the night before they test and get a good breakfast the day of the test.

    Scheduled to test on Tuesday, March 29:
    6th  and 7th grade class, 1:30 pm (ELA Part 1)

     

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  • HOSA Virtual Conference (Day 1)
    All day
    03/30/2022

    The annual HOSA conference will be held this year from March 30 through April 1, 2022. For more info, click here.

  • State Testing (8th Gr Math & 6/7 Gr ELA)
    9:30 am-4:00 pm
    03/30/2022

    The yearly state testing will begin March 29th and continue to April 29th .  Students from the 3rd grade to the 10th grade will be taking part in the test.  We ask that if possible to schedule doctors’ appointments and travel on days that your student is not scheduled to test.  To help your student do well on the tests please make sure they get a good night’s sleep the night before they test and get a good breakfast the day of the test.

    Scheduled to test on Wednesday, March 30:
    8th grade class, 9:30 am (Math Part 1)
    6th  and 7th grade class, 1:30 pm (ELA Part 2)

     

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