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Matthew Oglesby Takes 3A State Cross Country Title

Congratulations to Senior Matthew Oglesby for winning the 3A state Cross Country title!!!!  Matthew won the race with a time of 15:59.5, at least 10 seconds ahead of the rest of the field.  His brother, Ethan, a sophomore, also qualified for the state meet and came in with a time of 17:49.1 and 23rd place.  Throughout his time at GHS, Matthew has medaled at the state cross country competition three times.  As a . . .

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USD #499 Taking Applications for Superintendent Position

Galena USD #499 is in the process of hiring a new superintendent to begin during the 2019-20 school year.  If you are interested in applying for the Superintendent position and have the appropriate credentials, please click on the link below. Superintendent application

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King Weston and Queen Hannah Crowned at Homecoming

Seniors Weston Ward and Hannah Huffman were crowned the 2018 Fall Homecoming King and Queen prior to the Galena-Baxter football game on Friday, October 5th.  GHS ended the Homecoming week with a day full of activities, including a parade, pep rally, Alumni Tent, football game, and dance.  The Bulldogs blasted the Baxter Lions with a score of 69-0 to take home a Homecoming victory once again.  GHS students finished off the . . .

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GHS Students Honored as KU Honor Scholars

Six Galena High School seniors were recently honored by the University of Kansas for their academic performance during their high school careers.  Since 1971, KU has honored seniors from across the state of Kansas as KU Honor Scholars.  The students being honored rank in the top 10 percent of their class.  According to the Kansas Honor Scholars Program website, the award is "designed to promote academic excellence in . . .

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