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Academic Pentathlon team heads to Seattle

Academic Pentathlon team heads to Seattle

By AARON SUSOOK, staff writer Several junior high students in the rural community of Galena, Alaska, made nationals in the Academic Pentathlon. The Academic Pentathlon a program that is open…

Sen. Murkowski talks with Galena journalism students

Sen. Murkowski talks with Galena journalism students

By ALEX EVANS, staff writer The journalism class had a question and answer session with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who came to Galena on Monday, April 2. The session happened…

Students, staff sound off about headphone and cell phone ban in class

Students, staff sound off about headphone and cell phone ban in class

By JADA ARNOLD, staff writer Teachers and admin feel like the headphones and earbuds policy is helping students, but students say they need music to work better. The school cracked…

Pentathlon team ready to overwhelm teacher with what they’ve learned

Pentathlon team ready to overwhelm teacher with what they’ve learned

By AIDEN DIEHL, staff writer Students on the Academic Pentathlon team will be holding the event Are You Smarter than a Middle Schooler at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at…

Mrs. Beasley retires after many years serving students

Mrs. Beasley retires after many years serving students

By CORA JONES, staff writer After 25 years of teaching in Galena, Holy Cross, Fairbanks and Anvik, cultural arts teacher Freda Beasley will be retiring. Mrs. Beasley currently teaches Koyukon…

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…