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Open Houses Scheduled for Wednesday, August 8th

PTA Hosting a Welcome Back Bash

Spring Grove Primary Center and Liberty Elementary will both be hosting Open Houses on Wednesday, August 8th from 5:00-6:00 PM at their respective buildings.  The Open Houses give the students and parents the opportunity to bring . . . read more

USD #499 Enrollment Set for Thursday, August 2nd

USD #499 student enrollment for the 2018-19 school year will be held on Thursday, August 2nd from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM in the GHS cafeteria.  Textbook fees for the school year:  Kindergarten through 8th grade - $25 and . . . read more

USD #499 Bids Dr. Smith Fairwell

After 16 years of service, the Galena school district bid Superintendent Dr. Brian Smith a fond farewell.  Dr. Smith is returning to his hometown of Columbus to continue his superintendent career.   We would like to thank Dr. . . . read more

Summer Meals Available for USD #499 Students

May 17, 2018

Galena USD #499 will once again be offering free meals to all kids age 18 and younger.  Both breakfast and lunch will be served in the Galena High School Cafeteria beginning on June 4th and going thru July 27th.  Breakfast will . . . read more

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Galena area churches, businesses, and organizations are banding together once again to provide a FREE Community Thanksgiving Dinner.  The dinner will be held on Saturday, November 11 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Galena High School.  . . . read more

Emergency Safety Intervention Documents

Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) Documents Online ESI Parent Packet USD 499 1st Incident ESI 2nd Incident ESI read more

Youth Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Jason Flatt Act

For suicide counseling, call 800-273-8255 On May 13, 2016 Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed The Jason Flatt Act-Kansas, also known as Senate Bill 323, into law.  This act is named for Jason Flatt, a high school student . . . read more

Galena Wellness Plans

USD #499 Wellness Plans   Elementary Wellness Plan Middle School Wellness Plan High School Wellness Plan read more

Galena Bulldog Bash 5K

September 1, 2012

  Galena Bulldog Bash 5K Saturday, September 20, 2014 @ Pappy Litch Park in downtown Galena, Kansas Pre-register by September 12, 2014 and cost will be $20 Cost of $25 on day of race 2014 . . . read more

Central Office

Interim Superintendent:  Dr. James C. Christman Interim Assistant Superintendent:  Ms. Renee Goostree Payroll Clerk:  Jessica Hall Board Clerk:  Allison Henderson . . . read more

Bully Report Form

We would like to ensure that Galena Schools are a safe place to be for all students. In order to do this, we need your help.  Please provide us with as much information as you can about the bullying situation that you . . . read more

Federal Programs

October 2, 2007

Federal Programs Kansas State Department of Education Report Card   National Center for Homeless Education read more

Want a Great Way to Track School Events?

.............the Activities Calendar is the Answer

April 5, 2005

  Check out the Activities Calendar on this site.  This easy-to-use tool: provides up-to-date school activities and events allows you to view and print a daily, weekly or monthly list of calendar events . . . read more


……..we wouldn’t ask if we didn’t want it

May 11, 2006

You may have noticed these "talking heads" appear on some articles.  Do you know why they are there?  When you see them, it means you are invited to give feedback on that article.  We don't ask for feedback on every article . . . read more

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