STATE BOUND! Last night Chase, Nick, Cooper & Summer interviewed at the district level in their proficiency areas. THREE are advancing to the Final Five at the state level! Chase Dittmar STATE BOUND in Agricultural Communications Nick Handfelt STATE BOUND in Agricultural Processing Cooper Einsweiler STATE BOUND in Safety Summer Belken represented our chapter and Section well in Agricultural Education! We are so proud of this crew and wish them luck as they prepare to compete on March 25!!
Galena School District will be on a 2 hour delay tomorrow, Thursday, February 23rd with no morning pre-K. We are so sorry for the inconvenience this causes but are not confident rural roads will be safe for school bus travel in the morning.
Due to the Ice Storm Warning, Galena Unit School District will be holding an e-learning day tomorrow, 2-22-23. Stay safe!
Due to the forecasted weather and Winter Storm Warning for tomorrow the Galena School District will be participating in an e-learning day tomorrow, February 16th, 2023. The Galena Middle School girls' basketball game vs. Shullsburg has been rescheduled to Friday (tomorrow) at 4pm and there will be no practices at GMS. GHS Athletic Director Mr. Freed or the basketball coaches will be in contact about tomorrow's activities and potential dates for rescheduling. Finally, thank you for your participation during e-learning last Thursday as we had over 95% student attendance. Be Safe!
Due to forecasted weather conditions, Galena School District will have a remote learning day on Thursday, February 9th. Please look for an email from your principals/teachers on particulars for individual student classes for tomorrow. Be safe!
The Galena School District and the Galena Education Foundation have partnered to provide the community an opportunity to nominate successful Galena Alumni for the Pirate Pride Award. The mission of the Pirate Pride Award is to recognize graduates who have impacted society in a positive manner through their outstanding accomplishments and contributions. Recognition for graduates (out of school a minimum of 10 years) is based on their contributions, accomplishments, and impact in life after graduation through any of the following areas: Community, State, National or World Impact Professional Careers Military Service Humanitarian Contributions Leadership Positions/Actions Intercollegiate Accomplishments Lifetime Achievements Contributions and accomplishments to the school district More information about the criteria and process may be found in the document below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ervVWSdyF27-ysF-okd5Ja2fqGyhQRMdg18Ay9p6Mdk/edit To nominate a deserving candidate electronically for this award, please complete the following form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hupJe9WWNmMa1lqB9w5PwOy3gvz5QxNojjUBqa_u6fM/edit Please consider nominating deserving alumni!
Thank you to the huge crowd who came last night to Blue & White Meet The Pirates Night! Special thanks to the Galena Elks for the meal, First Community Bank for the ice cream, and the Booster Club for such a fun night. Go Pirates! 🏴☠️
The Galena Unit District #120 Board meeting is tonight at 5:30 in the GHS Library. This meeting may be livestreamed on the Galena Stream YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBPS_6elS-Jik_vRrdxPF_w. Topics include: -Introduction of new staff -Review of tentative FY23 budget -Approval of updated Teacher Evaluation Plan -Discussion and possible approval of Galena High School Concept Study -Recommendation to Increase Certified Sub Pay
Congratulations to Mrs. Korte for officially starting her 50th year in education! 34 years as a teacher and 16 years as a substitute teacher is truly incredible. Thank you for your dedication and inspiration the last half century!
School Supply lists for the Primary and Middle School are available in the virtual backpack under each school's dropdown menu: GPS: https://www.gusd120.k12.il.us/o/gps/documents/galena-primary-school/virtual-backpack/school-supply-lists/281818 GMS: https://www.gusd120.k12.il.us/o/gms/documents/galena-middle-school/virtual-backpack/school-supply-lists/281825
We are happy to officially welcome Mrs. Madeline Hawkins as the new Galena High School Principal. Madeline is a 2003 Galena High School graduate, 2007 University of Iowa graduate, and earned two Master's degree from Loyola Marymount and Harvard University, respectively. Her previous leadership experience was guiding Rocketship Public Charter school in Milwaukee as principal and assistant principal and formerly served as a teacher leader in the Teach for America program in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Chicago. We are excited to have Madeline on board as a school leader in our district; we also welcome her husband Ryan and their two children, Avery and Eli, to the amazing Galena community.
Galena School District #120 is accepting applications for the HEAD COOK position for the 2022-2023 school year. Beginning wage is approximately $17.50 per hour. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following, in addition to cook responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned: · Prepares and communicates food service menu for K-12 students and staff. · Monitors inventory of foods and supplies as well as quantities needed for meal preparation. · Orders food for kitchen service, including government commodities and supplementary food items. The position follows the school calendar. The District offers a competitive health/dental/life insurance and pension benefits package. Applications are available on our District website: www.gusd120.k12.il.us and will be accepted until the position is filled. Galena School District #120 is an equal opportunity employer.
We're thrilled to announce the new app for Galena School District! It's everything Galena School District, in your pocket. Download for Android https://bit.ly/3M9fbTo Download for iPhone https://apple.co/3LgUxiW
Happy Administrative Professionals' Day to our incredible office staff! They are the glue that holds all of our offices and schools together. Becky, Angela, Lynn, and Patti--Thanks for all you do!
Kids curious and excited to watch day 1 of our project--excavating dirt from the GMS for new construction and filling below the GPS retention pond.
The Galena ARC is excited to announce a wrestling academy for Kindergarten through 8th graders beginning this summer on May 16th-20th at GMS and June 8-10th at the Galena ARC. Please see attached flyer for more information.