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Students earning food handler’s permits get praise from state

Students earning food handler’s permits get praise from state

By TIRZAH BRYANT and KALA HENDRICKSON, staff writers Ten students in Ruth. Ross’ Nutrition and Food Preparation class received their food handler’s cards and praise from state officials who delivered…

Presidential election survey shows student distaste for candidates

Presidential election survey shows student distaste for candidates

By AUTUMN JENSEN-ROEHL, editor, and COREY TUZROYLUKE, staff writer Students overwhelmingly chose to not select any of the presidential candidates or were unsure of their decision for the 2016 election,…

Winners announced for Halloween art contest

Winners announced for Halloween art contest

By KAT WILDE, staff writer The winners of the first-ever Halloween art contest at GILA’s Two Seasons dining hall were second grader Danica Billings and seventh graders Lucas Enchenique. The…

Pumpkin winner plans to pass out pies

Pumpkin winner plans to pass out pies

By ANGELICA FIRMIN, staff writer Not many can brag about owning a 60-pound pumpkin, but Sarah Brown can after winning the Galena cross-country running team’s Giant Pumpkin Raffle on Oct.…

Galena wrestler wins first

Galena wrestler wins first

By ERIC JONES, staff writer The second trip of the wrestling season was a sure success for the eager and young Galena Hawks wrestling team that took place in Nome…

Phlight Club builds resilience and community

Phlight Club builds resilience and community

By KALA HENDRICKSON, staff writer The first Phlight Club Phly-By-Night gathering of Galena students and community members was Sept. 23-24 in the GILA gym. “The mission of Phlight Club is…

New student representative to board sworn in

New student representative to board sworn in

By VERONICA BEANS, staff writer Angelica Firmin is our new student representative for the Galena City School District school board. She was sworn in at the board’s Oct. 19 meeting.…

Cast selected for spring musical

Cast selected for spring musical

By ANGELICA FIRMIN, staff writer The cast has been selected for the newest original musical performed by Galena students. The theme of the performance will be “Mistaken Identity,” said Natalie…

Volleyballers beat Hutch in two home games

Volleyballers beat Hutch in two home games

By ELENA JACOBS and the Hawk Highlights staff The Galena Hawks volleyball team beat the visiting Hutchison Hawks in two games on Friday and Saturday. The Hawks beat Hutchison in…

Swim team hosts mock meet

Swim team hosts mock meet

By TIRZAH BRYANT, staff writer The Galena Swim Team had its Annual Mock Meet in the Galena community pool at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22. The Mock Meet was…