The Galion City School District, in partnership with the USDA and the Ohio Department of Education, is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program in Galion this summer. Free lunches will be provided to children ages 1 to 18 from June 5 through July 28 at four locations around Galion.
The last day of school for Galion City School District students will be Friday, May 26, 2017.
Philanthropic endeavors and community service are important values that young people need to learn. Fifth grade students from Galion Intermediate School took on several fundraising projects throughout the 2016-2017, with the largest project being to raise money for the Humane Society serving Crawford County.
Galion Middle School sixth and eighth grade students will have the opportunity to experience nature and our nation's capital. Sixth grade students will attend the Mohican Outdoor School May 24 through May 26, while eighth grade students will visit Washington, DC May 23 through May 25.
The Galion Athletic Department, in conjunction with Avita Health System, is holding free sports physicals from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Galion Community Hospital Orthopedic Center, 955 Hossford Road in Galion, Wednesday, May 24.
The Galion Intermediate School fifth grade classes of Ms. Paula Prince and Mr. Jon Stinehour embarked on a journey to help the community during the 2016-2017 school year. The students developed an idea to help raise money for the Humane Society serving Crawford County.
Each year, the Galion Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) organizes and hosts a Field Day for students in both the Galion Primary and Intermediate Schools. This year's events will take place on May 18 for the Galion Primary School, while the Galion Intermediate School event is set for May 19.
Blankets, snacks and books were scattered throughout the Galion Primary School gymnasium floor for a special event May 12. Fourteen Galion High School students, including members of the Key Club and National Honor Society, spent the day with the youngest Tigers during the annual Reading Fair.
The Galion City School District Board of Education members are elected by the community and serve as the voice of the Galion citizens. The members greatly value every citizen's input and feedback on the direction of the district.
The Galion Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair Tuesday, May 16, through Saturday, May 20.
The Galion Community Foundation (GCF) held a special, invitation-only ceremony to award twenty-three scholarships to Galion High School seniors May 10. The total amount of scholarships presented during the evening totaled $36,750.
Raigan White, a freshman at Galion High School, was selected as the April 2017 Student of the Month. The positive character trait for April at GHS was "showing honesty."
Galion City School District Superintendent Jim Grubbs received the Professional of the Year Award during the Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards program May 9.
The Galion High School Symphonic Band and Symphonic Choir each earned a "Superior" rating in their respective Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) State Large Group Adjudicated Competitions.
The annual Galion Kiwanis Track Invitational is being held at Unckrich Stadium in Galion Friday, May 5, and is shaping up to be a great event. Field events begin at 4:00 p.m., while the running events begin at 4:30 p.m.
Third grade students at the Galion Intermediate School will bring history to life Friday, May 5. The annual Third Grade Wax Museum of Famous People, which features 145 third grade students portraying a famous person of their choosing, will include elements of The Leader in Me program.
The Galion City School District is pleased to announce the honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2016-2017 school year. Follow the links below to download the respective building's honor roll. Congratulations to all the students, and their families.
Members of The Leader in Me Student Lighthouse team from the Galion Intermediate School participated in the annual Crawford: 20/20 Vision State of the Vision event April 18.
Studies have shown that students learn in many ways in many different environments. Several classrooms throughout the Galion City School District have undergone a transformation to be more accommodating to students by providing flexible seating in the classroom.
The Galion Primary School is excited to announce a new free program, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten,” Friday, May 5. The program will be held in the Primary School from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.
Galion students showcased their artwork during the annual Artapalooza art show at Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center (MOESC) April 4-6. The Galion Middle School received the second-place overall award for the Middle School category.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) has become one of the fastest growing areas in public education over the last three to five years. Galion Middle School has recognized that growth and launched a Robotics Club for students in sixth through eighth grade.
The financial challenges school districts face is well documented. Now, more than ever, schools rely on assistance provided by support organizations whose mission is to enhance the educational experience of students. One organization that has been providing this type of assistance for the Galion Primary and Intermediate Schools is the Galion Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO).
Three staff members from the Galion Primary School presented the building’s new teaching methodology for reading assessment and targeted interventions during the Ohio Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Program (OAASFEP) in Columbus April 6.
Galion High School choral members joined past members of the GHS choir and Galion Community Chorus to celebrate the life of Mr. Herbert Krichbaum Friday, April 7. The combined choral group performed the Hallelujah Chorus during the ceremony.
The Galion City School District has introduced a new mobile app, "Here Comes the Bus," to allow parents and families in the district to track their child's school bus daily.
Students in the Galion City School District will enjoy an extended Spring Break this school year. The break begins Wednesday, April 12 with students returning to classes Wednesday, April 19.
Christopher Nolen, a sophomore at Galion High School, was selected as the March 2017 Student of the Month. The positive character trait for March at GHS was"cooperation."
The Galion City School District is excited to announce the opening of the nomination process for the 2017 Hall of Fame class. This year's class will be inducted during the Connections Weekend activities at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.
The high school spring sports season is underway, and the coaches at Galion High School have worked diligently getting their student-athletes ready to take the field, court and track.