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AVTEC representative speaks with Galena students about tech school opportunities

AVTEC representative speaks with Galena students about tech school opportunities

By AUTUMN JENSEN-ROEHL, staff writer AVTEC representative and counselor Lara Loomis presented her school’s program offerings at an assembly for Galena high school students on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the…

SHS receives award for excellence in education

SHS receives award for excellence in education

By DANA SLWOOKO, staff writer The Sidney C. Huntington School elementary and junior high has been recognized as a 2014 – 2015 Reward School to honor its student performance by…

Students sought for Close-Up program

Students sought for Close-Up program

By AUTUMN JENSEN-ROEHL, staff writer Galena social studies teacher Tim Lorenzini wants to help sponsor students on a trip to Washington, D.C., for the Close Up program at the end…

Galena student returns from Washington, D.C. trip to better communities

Galena student returns from Washington, D.C. trip to better communities

By ELSIE ILMAR, staff writer GILA junior Tristan Madros has returned from a conference in Washington, D.C., about dealing with substance abuse with plans to put in place what he…

New cosmetology teacher will be starting classes next term

New cosmetology teacher will be starting classes next term

By NICOLE SMART, staff writer The new cosmetology teacher is Liza Ashley. Ms. Ashley is now working as a residential dorm aide at Ptarmigan Hall. She begins working as a…

Galena swimmers do well at Wishbone Invitational, seven get medals

Galena swimmers do well at Wishbone Invitational, seven get medals

By SARAH BROWN, staff writer Galena high school swimmer did very well at Wishbone Invitational Swim Meet in Fairbanks last weekend (Nov. 14-15). The Galena Swim Team brought 17 swimmers…

Shakespeare’s The Tempest coming to the GILA stage

Shakespeare’s <em>The Tempest</em> coming to the GILA stage

By ELSIE ILMAR, staff writer Selections from Shakespeare’s The Tempest will be presented first period Friday, Dec. 5 and third period Monday, Dec. 8, in the GILA theater, with a…

Skits, musical parodies coming to the next Improv performance

Skits, musical parodies coming to the next Improv performance

By DYLAN ORR, staff writer Skits, musical parodies, and short films will join the next Improv Night performance. “There a lot of changes I would like to make, but there…

District receives accreditation approval; ‘A solid school’

District receives accreditation approval; ‘A solid school’

By DONAL SPIGHT and DORO STEVENS, staff writers Galena schools will receive accreditation for the next five years following a review of teachers and the school system at both campuses…

Ptarmigan Hall Dancers greeted enthusiastically by community concert crowd

The Ptarmigan Hall Native Dancers performed on Oct. 26, 2014, in the SHS gym before a community concert sponsored by Galena’s local radio station, KIYU. The dancers have been delighting…