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  We are learning a lot and having a blast in our Coding Club!  Select "read more for more pictures."  
Homework Tools - Parent Workshop at KCMS on April 26th


 
May 1-3: PARCC ELA Testing For Grades 3-5


                                                                                                                          
May 9th - 90 Minute Early Dismissal For Students


 
May 15-18: Math PARCC Testing For Grades 3-5


       
May 28th - Schools and Offices Closed In Honor Of Memorial Day


 
Falcon Family Newsletter - April 2018


 
Fun With Science


We learned more about science with the help of the Maryland Science Center!    
Olympic PBIS!


We had OLYMPIC sized fun during our PBIS event!    
More Birding!


The GALES Science Club participated in a birding outing at Turner's Creek, in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. This is our 3rd year of participation in this nationwide citizen science event. Our crew of 25 students and parents identified 20 bird species for entry into the ebird database during our 80 minute adventure. Many bald eagles were present, as well as a cooper's hawk, blue heron, barred owl and a red-bellied woodpecker. Great job by Joey Homyak for his tireless data collection.        
Birding at Galena Elementary!


Molly Bryden and her young male red-tailed hawk visited the Galena ES Science Club!  Thanks to Molly for sharing her experiences with this majestic animal.  Nancy Martin, President of the Kent County Bird Club, also joined us for some tips on birding and bird identification as our club readies for the Great Backyard Bird Count happening at Turner's Creek.  We celebrate lifelong learning and there is no better lifelong hobby as birding!      
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!   
5th Grade Kent Museum Trip


On January 12, 2018 Mr. Hodge's 5th Grade WIN group took a field trip to the Kent Museum. Students were led on a tour by Jim Voorhees, Mary Tazewell, and Don Hooker. The class is collaborating with the museum on a primary source document research project involving the wonderful antique farm equipment housed at the museum. 
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.   
 
Upcoming Events
Apr
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GALES Falcon Fit Club
Wed Apr 25 2018
Apr
27
GALES PBIS Spirit Day
Fri Apr 27 2018
May
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GALES Falcon Fit Club
Wed May 2 2018
May
7
Teacher Appreciation Week & PTA Book Fair
Mon May 7 2018
to Fri May 11 2018
May
9
90 Minute Early Dismissal Day
Wed May 9 2018
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114 South Main Street
Galena, MD 21635
Phone: 410-810-2510
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