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Science fair coming up

Science fair coming up

Science fair is coming to SHS on Thursday, March 14 in the elementary gym. The elementary teachers in grades kindergarten through 8th grade are teaching their students about the scientific…

Academic Decathlon places third in Super Quiz

Academic Decathlon places third in Super Quiz

By DEVON LYON, staff writer There were four students who went to state for the Academic Decathlon in Anchorage. The students’ names were Joshua Felcra, Alaina Chase, Brandon Nollner, and…

High winds close down classes

High winds close down classes

By SHELBY KILLINGSWORTH, staff writer High winds in Galena on Tuesday (Feb. 12) cancelled bus transportation to and from each campus, stranding some boarding school students at the SHS campus…

Jenna Buchanan: “My heart is always with Galena”

Jenna Buchanan: “My heart is always with Galena”

By SHELBY KILLINGSWORTH, staff writer Jenna Buchanan, the former basketball player for the Galena Lady Hawks and the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves, is now working at a elementary school…

Good news about fire drills

Good news about fire drills

By KIANA MELOVIDOV, staff writer During last fire drill at Sidney C. Huntington campus the building was evacuated in a minute and thirty seconds. “We will continue to have fire…

Campaigners bringing devotion, change to youth

By SARAH THOMPSON, staff writer Martin Hornfischer and Johannes Weinmann are hosting a mission in Galena called Campaigners. The Christian outreach is aimed at discipleship among local youth. Campaigners is…

Hockey rink is the game spot for Galena skaters

Hockey rink is the game spot for Galena skaters

By ABRAHAM BJORKLUND, staff writer Martin Hornfischer moved to Galena in 2010, and started to play hockey on the Yukon for the first three years, because they lived right there…

More plays coming up this semester

More plays coming up this semester

By WASSILLIE GUST, staff writer There are two planned theater plays for the spring semester of 2018-19. One of the planned plays is the dinner theater, which is going to…

New teacher arrives at SHS

New teacher arrives at SHS

By RAYANNE ALICK, staff writer Andi Doerflinger is the new academic support teacher at SHS, replacing Dawn Pomerening, who has moved to the elementary school. She teaches math fundamentals –…

New superintendent’s first semester: “No day is the same”

New superintendent’s first semester: “No day is the same”

By SHELBY KILLINGSWORTH, staff writer Jim Merriner, the new superintendent of the Galena City School District, learned after his first semester of being superintendent is that to stay on top…