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Early Dismissal December 8th

Galena Falcon Family - Just a reminder that students will be released 90 minutes early tomorrow for staff professional development.

Social Emotional Learning Workshop On December 15th

Our last of 3 parent workshops is coming up soon. Kent County Public Schools is offering this opportunity for families and caregivers of young children: “Social Emotional Learning: the no-yelling solution.” This Zoom workshop will be held on Wednesday, December 15th at 7:00pm with Stav Pinder. Please see the attached brochure for more information and registration directions. Registration is free! 
2022-2023 KCPS Calendar Survey

We need your help Galena Falcons! Please go to the link below to tell us your preferences for the 2022-2023 school calendar. The survey closes on December 14th. Your input will help us to develop proposed calendar options for the 2022-2023 KCPS school year.
Thank you for your help!

Canned Food Drive - One Week Only

We can make a difference Galena Falcons! All next week (but only next week), we are working with the Fantastic Galena Lions Club to collect non-perishable food items and canned goods (please confirm that they are not expired). All donations will be given to local food banks as they continue to serve those in our community who are in need. One can truly makes a difference! Will you join us please? Please bring in your donation next week. Thank you!
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COVID Vaccines and Other COVID Information

Updated Quarantine Guidance

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Spanish Version:   

County-wide Reading Incentive

Read, read, read!  How many words do you think Kent County Public School students in grades Pre-Kindergarten to 5 can read during our county-wide incentive?  

KCPS Quarantine Protocol Charts


HackerSpace is coming soon for grades 2 - 5!  Due to COVID precautions, there will only be 15 students in each session.  Permission slips will go home soon!  Start time is 8am.  Must provide own transportation.

4th and 5th grade:

Tuesday, November 2nd

Tuesday, November 9th

Tuesday, November 16th

2nd and 3rd grade:

Tuesday, November 30th

Tuesday, December 7th

Tuesday, December 14th  


Please click HERE to view our English/Spanish COVID FAQ video.  
Hands On Learning

Hands on learning all week as our students travel to the Sultana Education Foundation, Echo Hill and Turners Creek (location dependent on grade level).  This is a fantastic opportunity for our students to have the time to really dig into the experiences at their assigned location for the week!

Accelerated Learning Trip - Sultana

Summer Acceleration Learning is an absolute blast!  The students have been enjoying so many hands on activities!  Here are some pictures of some of our students enjoying their day at the Sultana!

KCPS Masking Policy Effective August 23, 2021

Please see the attachment, from Dr. Karen Couch, in regards to the KCPS Masking policy that will be effective as of August 23, 2021.  The letter can also be found at the following links:  English  Spanish

Required Vaccines

 Back to School Immunizations Available By Appointment on August 24th
Congratulations to Mrs. Webb! Galena Elementary's Teacher Of The Year!

Congratulations to Mrs. Llewellyn! Galena Elementary's Support Person Of The Year!

Every Student Succeeds Act

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, a federal law, requires local school systems to provide the parents of children information about the professional qualifications of any staff member, professional (teacher, guidance counselor etc.) or paraprofessionals (assistants) who provide instructional services to their children.  You may request information regarding their qualifications at any time by contacting your child’s principal in writing.                        

2020-2021 KCPS School Calendar

This is the official 2020-2021 KCPS School Calendar for next year!  Thank you to all who gave input!    
Teacher Of The Year 2020-2021 Dawn Webb


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Galena, MD 21635
Phone: 410-810-2510
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