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Galena freshman headed to Junior Olympics, team relay makes swim team history

Galena freshman headed to Junior Olympics, team relay makes swim team history

By ANGELICA FIRMIN, staff writer The Galena swim team made history competing for the first time ever as a relay team at the 2016 Wishbone Invitational Swim Meet in Fairbanks…

Little Hawks wrestlers train for the future

Little Hawks wrestlers train for the future

By MARY COOLIDGE and CHRIS SEMAKEN, staff writers The Little Hawks wrestlers are preparing for the Galena Intersquad Rumble (GIR) at the GILA gym to face challenges on the mat…

Annual Intersquad rumble pits seniors against staff

Annual Intersquad rumble pits seniors against staff

By ANTHONY LYON, staff writer The annual Galena Hawks wrestlers Intersquad Rumble is 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the GILA campus gym. The high school wrestlers are going to…

Winners announced for Halloween art contest

Winners announced for Halloween art contest

By KAT WILDE, staff writer The winners of the first-ever Halloween art contest at GILA’s Two Seasons dining hall were second grader Danica Billings and seventh graders Lucas Enchenique. The…

Phlight Club builds resilience and community

Phlight Club builds resilience and community

By KALA HENDRICKSON, staff writer The first Phlight Club Phly-By-Night gathering of Galena students and community members was Sept. 23-24 in the GILA gym. “The mission of Phlight Club is…

Swim team hosts mock meet

Swim team hosts mock meet

By TIRZAH BRYANT, staff writer The Galena Swim Team had its Annual Mock Meet in the Galena community pool at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22. The Mock Meet was…

SHS student goes to Junior Olympics

SHS student goes to Junior Olympics

By LENNEA PICNALOOK, staff writer John Riddle III went to Junior Olympics! Sidney C. Huntington student John Riddle III, an eighth grader, went to the Junior Olympics on April 22…

Galena swimmers scores dozens of personal bests

Galena swimmers scores dozens of personal bests

By LYDIA CHUNAK, staff writer Galena swimmers had many personal bests at the Northern Area Championship swim meet April 1-3 at the Hamme Pool in Fairbanks. “Everyone dropped time. I…

Coast Guard officers teach boating and water safety

Coast Guard officers teach boating and water safety

By LYDIA CHUNAK and RAYMOND BELL, staff writers Two lifeguards from the U.S. Coast Guard came to Galena to talk with students about water and boating safety and protecting themselves…

The Galena checkpoint: three days of Iditarod frenzy

The Galena checkpoint: three days of Iditarod frenzy

By PAUL HUNTINGTON, special to the Hawk Highlights Many writers focus on the mushers, the dogs, even the pilots in the famous Iditarod race. When I came to the checkpoint…