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Parent Workshop - October 25, 2018


Coding Club is back for grades Kindergarten through 5 at GALES!  Please select "read more" and print the permission slip if your child would like to join us!  Students can only participate if they have turned in a permission slip signed by their parent/guardian.  Thank you!       
Staff Recognition

Congratulations to Mrs. Fahrman, Ms. Diaz and Mr. Harmon for earning tenure!      
2018 -2019 School Calendar


    We are learning a lot and having a blast in our Coding Club!  Select "read more" for more pictures.  
Fun With Science

We learned more about science with the help of the Maryland Science Center!    
2017-2018 GALES Teacher of the Year & Support Person of the Year

                                                    Congratulations to Linda Taylor (GALES Teacher of the Year) and Faith Amirikian (GALES Support Person of the Year)!  We thank you for all that you do for Galena Elementary School!  Well deserved!  
2017-2018 Promising Educator Awards - Victoria Walsh

                                                                Congratulations to Victoria Walsh on this well deserved award!  Thank you for all you do for Galena Elementary School!   
2017-2018 Promising Educator Award - Charles Thai

                                                                Congratulations to music teacher, Charles Thai, on this well deserved award!   
Junior Achievement Program

Galena Elementary School students in grades 3 through 5 enjoyed Junior Achievement lessons lead by community members on Monday, November 6th.  The students learned about financial literacy and entrepreneurship.  Ms. Yoder's third grade class created the town shown and explored the types of goods and services required for the well-being of the town's residents.   
What's For Breakfast & Lunch?

  The calendars can be found monthly by selecting the "Helpful links and websites" tab to the left.  
School Climate Survey

Kent County Public Schools value your input! Please help us improve our learning environment by completing the the KCPS Climate Survey. This survey is administered twice a year to staff, students, and parents to acquire their overall feelings about the school culture.  Our school improvement teams analyze the survey data and then make any necessary adjustments in order to improve the learning environment.  Thank you for your participation.

Link to Parent and Guardian Climate Survey: https://goo.gl/forms/5wVrHhJGqFzpfLrx1


The Terrapins Are Here!

We have turtles! Mr. Tracy Hodge is again the proud recipient of two Poplar Island Diamondback Terrapin hatchlings. The hatchlings are enjoying their new home in his classroom and are excited to be cared for by the Galena Elementary students.

Over the last couple years, we have had great fun in naming the turtles, watching them grow and then releasing them into the wild. Keep a lookout for updates on their progress! If you happen to be in Mr. Hodge’s classroom, be sure to also take a peek at the growing number of fish in the classroom fish tank!

A Sneak Peek At What's Ahead!

Please select the link below for a quick peek at some things currently planned for the school year.  Please be advised that changes may take place.

Welcome Back Letter 2017

Welcome back! We are excited for the upcoming school year! Please select the link below for informative information from our principal Mrs. Amy Crowding.



Kent County Public Schools… There’s an app for that!

That’s right, you can now keep up with all of the who, what, when and where for Kent County Public Schools. Available on all mobile devices! 

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The Galena Elementary Science Club, led by science teacher Tracy Hodge, is doing some exciting things! From making turbines to disassembling machines, students are learning about science in fun ways. We hope you will join us. We always have a tremendous turnout, but always have room for more!

Select "read more" for some pictures of our latest events.  Thank you Sarah Merrell for sharing the pictures.


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Upcoming Events
GALES Make-up Picture Day
Tue Oct 30 2018
Fall Costume Parade
Wed Oct 31 2018
90 Minute Early Dismissal Day
Wed Oct 31 2018
Parent-Principal Chat
Fri Nov 2 2018
90 Minute Early Dismissal
Wed Nov 14 2018
Thanksgiving Break
Wed Nov 21 2018
to Fri Nov 23 2018
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Galena Elementary School

114 South Main Street
Galena, MD 21635
Phone: 410-810-2510
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