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Survey results shows divided student opinion on legalization of marijuana

Survey results shows divided student opinion on legalization of marijuana

By NICOLE SMART, ELSIE ILMAR, and DANA SLWOOKO, staff writers A Hawk Highlights survey shows Galena high school students divided between approving or rejecting legalization of marijuana, with most girls…

Students headed to AFN convention

Students headed to AFN convention

Four Galena students are headed to the annual Alaska Federation of Native convention in Anchorage this week. The students are: Nicholas Kelly, 17, a junior from Pilot Station. Tristan Hunnicut,…

Candidate Mallott visits GILA students in social studies class

Candidate Mallott visits GILA students in social studies class

By AARON MUNTER, staff writer Byron Mallott, a candidate for Lt. Governor of Alaska, came to Galena on Wednesday, Oct. 15 to talk to students for an hour in Brian…

Kaltag junior heads to nation’s capital

Kaltag junior heads to nation’s capital

Sixteen year-old GILA junior Tristan Madros of Kaltag will attend the SAMHSA National Youth Conference in Washington, D.C. on November 17-19. SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…

Spirit Week brings together twins, suits and ties, and inside-out clothing

Spirit Week brings together twins, suits and ties, and inside-out clothing

See a photo gallery of Spirit Week happenings here. Galena schools celebrated the cross-country team’s trip to the state championship with a week of spirit days as students showed off…

Student’s medical training helps fallen worker

Student’s medical training helps fallen worker

When a construction worker fell off the Ptarmigan Hall roof on Wednesday evening, the first medical responder on the scene was GILA senior Emmie Ellis. Emmie became a state certified…

Drawing on her dreams

Drawing on her dreams

It’s natural for Kate Quinn to be in the classroom. “I’ve always wanted to teach in some capacity,” she said, sharing stories about how she’d draw schools, like a young…

Staff gathers to prepare for the new school year

Staff gathers to prepare for the new school year

Elementary and high school teachers gathered at the SHS campus on Thursday to focus on strengthening curriculum and improving instruction. The returning staff was joined by three new teachers –…

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,…