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Golf    Softball
Volleyball    Soccer
Winter:    Track - Boys
Basketball - Boys    Track - Girls
Basketball - Girls  

Faculty Sites/Syllabuses

   Art ~ Mrs. Siese
   Business/Tech ~ Mrs. McGovern
   English ~ Ms. Gossling
   English ~ Mr. Jenkins
   English ~ Mrs. Howard
   FACS ~ Mrs. Ties
   Guidance ~ Mrs. Hillinger
   Library ~ Mrs. Gephart
   Math ~ Ms. Busch
   Math ~ Mr. Etzel
   Math ~ Ms. O'Malley
   P.E. ~ Mr. Freed & Mrs. Niles
   Social Studies ~ Mr. Knight
   Spanish ~ Mrs. Stadel
   Special Ed. ~ Mrs. O'Shea
   Special Ed. ~ Mrs. Watson

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Galena High School has received notice from the Illinois State Board of Education that we have earned an Academic Improvement Award.  The 2013 Academic Improvement Award honors 125 schools across the state that have posted substantial gains. These schools demonstrate that exemplary progress is possible at every level and can be sustained. The staff is to be commended for all the hard work required to help students demonstrate academic improvement over the last three years. Galena High School is listed on the 2013 Illinois Honor Roll for this achievement. Congratulations to the students, parents, faculty and community partners for this accomplishment!

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7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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*Picture Day at GHS will be Thursday, August 28.*



Galena High School offers a comprehensive secondary educational program.  Students have the opportunity to develop their full educational potential.  A diverse and strong academic program offers courses from the basic to the advanced, including honors classes in AP English, AP Calculus, AP History, and AP Biology for the college bound.  Galena High School students continue to score above the national norm on the ACT.  Many of our graduates successfully continue their education at universities and colleges throughout the nation.  Whether it is in the classroom or on the playing field, Galena High School is committed to its traditions, proud of its accomplishments, and determined to maintain high standards of excellence.

Mission Statement:  Within a safe and supportive environment, the mission of the Galena Unit School District #120 is to empower every student with the knowledge and skills to become a life-long learner and a responsible, contributing member of society.

Colors: Blue and White
Nickname: Pirates
Mascot: Pirate
High School Newspaper: Spyglass
High School Yearbook: Ship's Log