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May 15 – May 21
  • 15
    May 15, 2022
    No events
  • 16
    May 16, 2022

    MAP Growth Assessment (Underclassmen)

    12:00 am
    05/16/2022

    No additional detail for this event.

    Graduation Setup (Volunteers Welcome!)

    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    05/16/2022

    GILA staff, students, & families:
    If you’ll be in Galena for graduation, we’ll be decorating the gym on Monday and Tuesday. Please feel free to join if you’d like to help out!

    Monday: 5/16
    9am-4pm
    Clean, set up and decorating the gym

    Tuesday: 5/17
    9am-….?
    Finish decorating the gym

    SHS Playground Committee Meeting

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    05/16/2022

    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.

  • 17
    May 17, 2022

    Student Laptop Returns (Gr 9-11)

    12:00 am
    05/17/2022

    On May 17th, students in grades 9-11 will need to return their laptops with their chargers and empty backpacks. At SHS, you will leave them with Cory in the office. On the GILA side, you will leave them in the tech shop with Scott. If you have anything important on your computer, please make sure you have backed up any files before delivering. Hard drives will be reset to factory defaults once returned.

    MAP Growth Assessment (Underclassmen)

    12:00 am
    05/17/2022

    No additional detail for this event.

    Graduation Setup (Volunteers Welcome!)

    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    05/17/2022

    GILA staff, students, & families:
    If you’ll be in Galena for graduation, we’ll be decorating the gym on Monday and Tuesday. Please feel free to join if you’d like to help out!

    Monday: 5/16
    9am-4pm
    Clean, set up and decorating the gym

    Tuesday: 5/17
    9am-….?
    Finish decorating the gym

    Graduates BBQ (Senior Dinner)

    4:30 pm-6:30 pm
    05/17/2022

    Galena’s annual Graduates BBQ (Senior Dinner) will be held on Tuesday, May 17th, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the Community Hall. This special meal is for all graduates and is hosted by the parents of SHS seniors. If you would like to bring food to share, please feel free!

    Baccalaureate Ceremony

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    05/17/2022

    There will be a Baccalaureate Ceremony held on Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 pm at the Catholic Church in Galena. Baccalaureate is a time when families are able to give their thanks and it usually proves to be a moving ceremony.

  • 18
    May 18, 2022

    School Closes

    12:00 am
    05/18/2022

    No additional detail for this event.

    2022 Graduation Ceremony

    12:00 am
    05/18/2022

    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.

    Graduation Rehearsal

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    05/18/2022

    Graduation rehearsal will be happening on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

    Community Picnic

    11:00 am-2:00 pm
    05/18/2022

    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.
  • 19
    May 19, 2022

    In-Service Day / School Closed

    All day
    05/19/2022

    Friday, May 19 is a work day for Galena teachers and administrative staff.

    GILA Families Depart

    All day
    05/19/2022

    Over the dates of May 19th and May 20th, GILA students and parents will fly out of Galena.

  • 20
    May 20, 2022

    GILA Families Depart

    All day
    05/20/2022

    Over the dates of May 19th and May 20th, GILA students and parents will fly out of Galena.

  • 21
    May 21, 2022
    No events