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New school bus headed to Galena

New school bus headed to Galena

By ALEX EVANS, staff writer The Galena City School District is getting a new school bus. The bus is a brand new 2019 Bluebird model with 44 passenger seats purchased…

Spring carnival coming up soon

Spring carnival coming up soon

By HAILEY AMBROSE, staff writer This year’s Galena spring carnival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4. The carnival starts at noon on Saturday and 1…

SHS teacher shares harrowing journey to health

SHS teacher shares harrowing journey to health

By AIDEN DIEHL, staff writer After spending the first semester of school in bed with a rare form of Cushions Disease, Jared Carlson is finally back at Sidney C. Huntington…

Why so many basketball away games this season?

Why so many basketball away games this season?

By AARON SUSOOK, staff writer A majority of the Galena Hawks varsity basketball games this year have been away games. Many may wonder why, but athletic director Jason Harris has…

Parent’s Night Out fundraiser gives families a welcome break

Parent’s Night Out fundraiser gives families a welcome break

By HAILEY AMBROSE, staff writer The junior class is sponsoring a fundraiser to fund this year’s prom. They are calling it “Parents Time Out.” On Sunday, February 25, from 3-7…

Firefighter recruiter visits school

Firefighter recruiter visits school

By ANISA ARNOLD and ALEX EVANS, staff writers University of Alaska Fairbanks representative Selina Sam came to the high school on Feb. 5 to recruit seniors who are graduating and…

Sam’s Club closure taken in stride by Galena schools

Sam’s Club closure taken in stride by Galena schools

By CORA JONES, staff writer The closing of Sam’s club will not affect most of the staff and students at the Galena City school district. Sam’s Club closed their stores…

School continues and adapts to leaking city water main

School continues and adapts to leaking city water main

By AIDEN DIEHL and WASSILLE GUST, staff writers, and LONDON KEPLINGER, editor Today was a hectic day for the high school students and teachers at Galena schools. A leaking pipe…

Prom theme decided by junior class

Prom theme decided by junior class

By ANISA ARNOLD and JADA ARNOLD, staff writer “Votes have been counted in the themes presented and the top choice for Prom 2018 theme is Red Carpet, featuring the song…

Events Calendar returning to help planning, prevent confusion

Events Calendar returning to help planning, prevent confusion

By LONDON KEPLINGER, editor Communication in a small town is critical to keep everyone aware of what is going on amongst the community. During Galena’s latest town hall meeting about…