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Parents and students have an opportunity to visit classrooms and meet teachers, administrators and staff members before the first day of school. Kent County Public Schools is holding a series of open houses Thursday, Aug. 25.
Before School Care Available

Need before school care?  We have a solution for you!  Email bgcharfordcecil.org/child-care for more details and to sign up.

2022-2023 School Supply Lists

2022-2023 School Supply Lists (Spanish)


The Kent County Health Department is hosting free clinics for back-to-school vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Sept. 13. These clinics are free for any student requiring a vaccine for school.
Club On The Go Bus

Looking for a weekly opportunity to have some fun and see some school friends that you miss?  Club On The Go will be making weekly rounds in the county, beginning TODAY at the MILLINGTON location, to provide fun activities for kids ages 6-18!  The Club On The Go bus will be at:
Galena Elementary:  Monday's 12pm- 1:15pm
Millington Town Hall:  Wednesday's 2pm-3:30pm
For questions, please email [email protected]..


Kent County Public Schools has posted the summer reading assignments for all grade levels. Click "Read More" for assignments and information on the Kent County Public Library's "Oceans of Possibilities" summer reading program.
Approved 2022-2023 KCPS School Calendar

GALES 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year

GALES 2021-2022 Support Person of the Year

Before School Care Opportunity At GALES for $10/month!

Do you need before school child care?  If so, it is available right here at Galena Elementary!  It is Monday - Friday (following the KCPS schedule on open days) for only $10 A MONTH!  This opportunity is for students in grades K- 5.  Check out this flyer and contact them quickly.  They need 10 people to continue with the program.  Interested?  Take the quick 7 question survey:  bgcharfordcecil.org/galena-survey

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Latest COVID information - Effective 2/28/22

KCPS has updated our COVID guidelines in accordance with the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Maryland Department of Health. Please select the link below for the updated guidelines that became effective on February 28, 2022. Thank you!
2021-2022 KCPS School Calendar

This is the official 2021-2022 KCPS School Calendar for next year!  It was revised in December 2021.
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!

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.                        

60 & 90 Minute Delay Schedules

Free Stories in Multiple Languages - en español tambien!

Reading, at any age, is so important for continued learning!  Fortunately, many free resources have become available lately!  At the link below, you can choose a story at different reading levels and even different languages (en español tambien).  Do you only speak English?  It might be fun to hear a story in English and then hear the story again in a different language!  Do you notice any words that sound similar in both languages?  You can choose from English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese and Italian.

To access the free titles, just visit stories.audible.com from any web browser (Chrome, Safari, etc.).

The experience is completely free – no log-ins, credit cards, or passwords required. Just click, stream and listen.  Enjoy!
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Galena Elementary School

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