The Galion City Schools is excited to announce that it will be hosting two one-week Kindergarten Bootcamp sessions for students entering kindergarten during the 2021-2022 school year. The first session will be held July 19-23, with the second session August 2-6.
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 20.
The Galion City Schools Board of Education approved a new leader for Galion High School during its regular board meeting on Tuesday, June 15. Ms. Tasha Stanton, who most recently served in the same role for the Upper Sandusky Exempted Village Schools, takes over for Mr. Ron Williams, who will be the new Academic Support & Student Opportunities Specialist. Stanton is the first female principal in the history of Galion High School.
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 Wednesday, June 30.
The Galion City Schools, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, is looking for community volunteers to help distribute food to families in need during upcoming Mobile Food Pantry events on June 30, July 20, August 11, and September 8. The total time commitment will be approximately 2.5 hours per pantry from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
The Galion City Schools is excited to announce that Mr. Ryan Stover has been selected as the new head boys basketball coach for the Tigers. Stover has been serving as a Varsity Assistant and Freshman Coach at River Valley since 2019. Prior to his time with the Vikings, he was the Varsity Head Coach for the Mt. Gilead Girls Basketball program from 2016-2019.
The Galion City Schools held its annual staff appreciation banquet at The Hub at Village Square on May 27. The district honored an array of staff members for their years of care and commitment to the children of the Galion community.
The desire to do community service and help others through raising money are important values that young people need to learn. Fifth-grade students from Galion Intermediate School took on a large fundraising project during the last four months of the 2020-2021 school year and presented a check for $1,500 to the Humane Society serving Crawford County on May 24.
The Galion City Schools Board of Education approved contracts for administrators during its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 18. Tina Crim, who has been serving as the Assistant Principal for Galion Primary School, will become the Principal at the Galion Intermediate School starting with the 2021-2022 school year.
The Galion City Schools is excited to announce that it will be offering the 2021 Summer ROAR (Resources, Opportunities, Achievement, Readiness) Program June 1-23.
The Galion Intermediate School will conduct a summer-long scavenger hunt for all incoming 2021-2022 third, fourth, and fifth-grade students starting May 26 through August 18.
The Galion Middle School seventh grade team of teachers wanted to put a different twist on the “average” Field Day experience for their students this school year. Thanks to a strong relationship with the United States Army Recruiting Office in Mansfield, the team was able to put a program together that focused on team building and communications skills on Tuesday, May 18.
The Galion City Schools, in partnership with the USDA, is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program in Galion this summer. Free lunches will be provided to children ages 1 to 18 every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from June 2 through August 6 at six locations around Galion.
The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio’s Crawford County Mobile Drive-Thru Pantry event will be held on the Galion City Schools campus on Tuesday, May 25.
The Galion City Schools is gearing up for a week of activities to celebrate and recognize the Class of 2021 as the district prepares for its annual graduation ceremony at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 23.
The Galion Community Foundation (GCF) held a special, invitation-only ceremony to award more than twenty scholarships to Galion High School seniors on May 11. Scholarships presented during the evening totaled more than $43,000.
Students and staff in the Galion City Schools will celebrate what has been anything but a “normal” school year on Friday, May 7. The event, which is open to all students in preschool through twelfth grade and staff, will bring the entire district together to celebrate the end of the school year beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Galion Intermediate School fifth grade student Bella Alberty has been named to the American Automobile Association (AAA) Safety Patrol Hall of Fame for the 2020-2021 school year. Safety Patrol Advisor Adam Lehman, who is also the media specialist at the Intermediate school first learned of the Hall of Fame after finding AAA brochures from years prior.
The Galion Music Parents will host their annual Chicken BBQ fundraiser on Saturday, May 8. This year’s event is a drive-thru pick-up, from 5-7:00 p.m., in the East parking lot of Galion High School due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Galion City Schools Board of Education recognized district treasurer Charlene Parkinson during its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 20. Mrs. Parkinson, and her office, are the recipients of the Ohio Auditor of State Award, which is presented annually by Ohio Auditor of State Keith Faber, for excellence in financial reporting for the fiscal year ended 2020.
Galion High School Performing Arts is pleased to present the Disney classic “High School Musical, Jr” virtually this spring. Troy, Gabriella, and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends, and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities.
The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio’s Crawford County Mobile Drive-Thru Pantry event will be held on the Galion City Schools campus on Wednesday, April 28.
Galion Middle School students and families will have the opportunity to add flair and color to the building during the GMS Family Art Night on Tuesday, April 13. The event is scheduled to take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Galion High School will host its 2020-2021 National Honor Society (NHS) induction ceremony Monday, April 12, in the High School cafetorium. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m. Attendance this year will be limited to current members, and inductees may have a party of four to allow for social distancing protocols. The ceremony will be live-streamed on the Galion City Schools Facebook page (facebook.com/galioncityschools) or the district’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtyIVgEDzvegrw_i-l8aHsA).
Galion High School senior Simon Shawk was selected as the Crawford County winner of the Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award, presented by Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center on March 16. Shawk carries a 4.0 GPA at Galion High School and is on track to graduate with both his high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree from The Ohio State University in May.
Galion Middle School eighth-grader Cohen Pierce has earned the opportunity to compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition on March 27. This year’s Ohio Virtual Regional Spelling Bee will feature the top 50 spellers from around the Buckeye state, which includes Pierce.
The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio's Crawford County Mobile Drive-Thru Pantry event will be held on the Galion City Schools campus on Wednesday, March 31.
Fifth-grade students at Galion Intermediate School wanted to help serve their community and decided on a service project for the Humane Society Serving Crawford County.
Galion School Resource Officer Ralph Burwell wanted to do something to help raise awareness about buckling up among students in the Galion City Schools. The Galion FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) chapter developed a safety plan with the same goal in mind. The students and Officer Burwell partnered up and “Buckle Up Bracelets” were born.
Kindergarten registration for the Galion City Schools will begin March 1 and continue through April 13. Parents interested in enrolling their child for the 2021-2022 school year should do so throughout the month of March. Any child five-years-old on or before Aug. 1, 2021, is eligible to apply.