Good Evening, Just a quick reminder tomorrow, our Galion students will not have school. Our staff will be in district for in-service and the High School gym will be used for elections. Enjoy your day off and we will see you on Wednesday.
A huge thank you goes out to all the Spooktacular sponsors. This annual event has become a community favorite. We appreciate all the time, effort and donations made to make this a success.
On November 8, Second Harvest Food Bank (Second Harvest) and Galion City Schools are teaming up again to provide 500 Thanksgiving meals to Crawford County residents and are looking for volunteers to help make this event possible. Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2023 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Location: Galion City Schools Pantry, 474 Portland Way N, Galion, OH 44833 What to expect as a volunteer: Help load boxes of food and non-food items, assist in our outdoor drive-thru mobile pantry setting, register families as they come in and direct traffic as well. Your support makes a world of difference! Sign up to volunteer using the link below: https://cerv.is/0293rGAL110823 Please note, this opportunity is open to high school students and older. Upon arrival, make sure to check in with our friendly Volunteer Relations Staff. We are immensely grateful for your dedication to ending hunger in our community. Let's work together to make a positive impact! We look forward to seeing you on November 8th. Thank you for your support of Galion City Schools and the Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry!
Good Afternoon Tiger Families, Just a quick reminder that there will not be school on Thursday and Friday this week to accommodate the Parent/Teacher Conferences. Conferences will be held Tuesday after school and on Thursday afternoon. If you do not already have a scheduled conference and would like one, please call your child's school office.
The boys basketball coaches will have a parent meeting Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7:00pm to introduce themselves and review the program expectations for this season. This meeting is open to all parents/guardians of 7th & 8th grade boys who are interested in basketball this year. The meeting will be upstairs in room 204 of the High School. The coaching staff apologizes for the late notice.
Attention Tiger Families. Some necessary changes were recently made to the transportation form located in Final Forms. With these changes, it is necessary for all parent/guardians to update and sign that form. We thank you for attending to this promptly. If you have any concerns you may email or call the Transportation Department. email@example.com or 419-468-3432 ext. 11024
As a district, we will continue to prioritize safety, explore the best methods, and ensure that current safety measures are accurately functioning. Friday afternoon (9/1) at approximately 1:30 p.m., Galion City School District will conduct a districtwide lockdown drill to assess the recently installed Centegix CrisisAlert system, which notifies district administrators and first responders in an emergency. This drill will be the first district wide test of the system for the 2023-2024 school year. The Galion Police Department will participate in the exercise to ensure the communication is received and dispatched properly. Practicing the procedures and systems we have in place ensures that they work as they should. We will continue to communicate with families regarding safety practices and updates to our procedures.
6th grade parents, we are holding an informational meeting regarding our upcoming 6th grade camp trip in November. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 22nd in the GMS Cafeteria at 7pm. This trip is an amazing learning opportunity for our students. We hope to see all of our 6th grade parents there to learn more about this experience. Please check your final forms messages for information about payment for the trip. If you have any questions, please contact the main office.
Don’t forget to join us tonight at Three Bean Coffee House for the first session of Listen & Learn 2 Lead with Galion’s new superintendent, Dr. Jeffrey Hartmann.
August 1 is right around the corner which means Fall athletes must have Final Forms completed in order to participate. If you need assistance with Final Forms, please call the office.
The Galion City Schools, in partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, will hold the Crawford County Mobile Drive-Thru Pantry event on the district’s campus on Tuesday, July 25th. We are still looking for volunteers to help us during the event! If you'd like to lend a hand, please visit https://cerv.is/0293rGAL072523 for additional details and to sign up! To register for distribution, please visit https://bit.ly/sh_fb_jul25.
The Galion City Schools, in partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, will hold the Crawford County Mobile Drive-Thru Pantry event on the district’s campus on Tuesday, June 27th. We are still looking for volunteers to help us during the event! If you'd like to lend a hand, please visit https://cerv.is/0293rGAL062723 for additional details and to sign up! To register for distribution, please visit https://bit.ly/sh-fb_June27.
Galion City School in partnership with the USDA will offer Free Meals for Kids each Monday through July 31. Grab and go bags containing 5 breakfast and 5 lunches plus milk will be offered to every child in Galion City Schools. Call 419-46806500next 11016 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pick up locations are as follows: Libby Lane Apartments 10:00-10:20 265 Libby Lane East Park 10:30-10:50 1231 E Walnut St - Splash Pad Pavilion Galion Arms 11;00-11:20 585 Galion Arms Court Heise Park 11:30-11:50 98-2 Heise Park Lane - Curly Slide Pavilion
Join us on Tuesday, July 18 from 11:00-1:00 for open interviews. We have several aide positions open for those who love to work with students and are interested in joining our fabulous staff. Call for more information 419-468-3432 or apply at www.renhillgroup.com. Hope to see you on the 18th in the Administrative Office of Galion City Schools.
Attention GMS Tigers! Next week we will begin collecting iPads and chargers. Keyboards must be attached to the iPad. Students have been reminded throughout the year that replacement chargers cost $20.00 and lost keyboards are $100. Please have these items ready to turn in to avoid these charges. iPad bags should be kept at home and returned in the fall when we re-issue the iPads.
Final Forms is now available to complete for next school year. Be sure to update and sign both the Contact form and the Transportation form by May 10th to ensure bus transportation needs are met for next year. If you need assistance accessing Final Forms, please contact Ronnie Rinehart at 419-468-3134, ext 11012.
Spring Dance Tickets are on sale NOW- May 4th online for $5.
The Galion Middle School eSports Club concluded their Super Smash Bros. Tournament this afternoon. Congratulations to Parker Wolfersberger 1st place, Will Rinehart 2nd place and Jacob Johnson 3rd place. Our eSports Club will continue to meet each Thursday after school till April 27th.
This is a reminder that tomorrow and Thursday students will be taking the state end of year assessment for English Language Arts. Please remind your Middle School and High Schools students to bring their iPad fully charged. In addition no cell phones, earbuds or electronic watches are permitted in the testing rooms. These items should be left in lockers or given to the school office for safe keeping. Students are encouraged to get a good night’s sleep, eat a good breakfast, be on time and do their best. Thank you for your support in this effort. We will see you tomorrow.
As a district, we will continue to prioritize safety, explore the best methods, and ensure that current safety measures are accurately functioning. Tomorrow afternoon (3/15) at approximately 1:30 p.m., Galion City School District will conduct a districtwide lockdown drill to assess the newly installed Centegix CrisisAlert system. This drill will be the second district wide test of the system, which also notifies local first responders. The Galion Police Department will participate in the exercise to ensure the communication is received and dispatched properly. Practicing the procedures and systems we have in place ensures that they work as they should. We will continue to communicate with families regarding safety practices and updates to our procedures.