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Galena’s new social studies teacher ready to start

Galena’s new social studies teacher ready to start

Galena’s new social studies teacher says he’s pretty much done it all. He’s not kidding. Brian Davis spent 10 years at the Open Bible Christian School in Newberg, Ore., a…

New science and math teacher has her eyes on the sky

New science and math teacher has her eyes on the sky

Corrie Lambrecht comes to Galena via the heavens. Ten years ago, the new science and math teacher was peering into the night sky at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s observatory,…

Cyberbullying law will protect Galena students

By KAITY ALBERT and RUDI JOSEPH, staff writers Galena students will be protected by a new cyber bullying law that is now in the hands of the Governor of Alaska.…

Student reflects about his first solo flight

Student reflects about his first solo flight

By TOBY MONROE, staff writer I knew I wanted to be a pilot from the start. The councilor asked me if I wanted to be in ground school, and I…

Alaska school board director visits Galena schools

By ALLY ZAUKER, staff writer The executive director of the Association of Alaska School Boards recently visited our campuses. “I was really impressed and had heard a lot about it…

Health careers focus of trip

By CANDACE COX and ALFRED OMNIK, staff writers Students and teachers from Galena recently went to Fairbanks gathering information and making contacts to improve GILA’s health sciences program. Students Tiffany…

Ineke Wilkinson new counselor at the residence hall

Ineke Wilkinson new counselor at the residence hall

By SONNY KRUGER, staff writer Ineke Wilkinson will become the dorm counselor next school year. “It’s my first job in official counseling,” said Mrs. Wilkinson. She will be working alongside…

Mr. Apfelbeck is the new media and information tech teacher

Mr. Apfelbeck is the new media and information tech teacher

By KAITY ALBERT, staff writer Paul Apfelbeck is changing teaching positions in the Galena City School District for the next school year. He’s now teaching journalism and language arts. Next…

Academy teaches skills: Emergency trauma technician classes bring students from around the state

Academy teaches skills: Emergency trauma technician classes bring students from around the state

By CANDACE COX, staff writer “If the opportunity passed and something bad happened, you would feel terrible,” said Sara Loehr, a high school student from Sterling, Alaska, who has wanted…

Iditarod biker wheels through

Iditarod biker wheels through

By ARIANA SWAN, staff writer Donald Kane is a participant of the Iditarod Trail Invitational spent a night here in Galena on March 8. The Iditarod Trail Invitational is a…