Remote learning in Illinois extended through April 30th

March 31, 2020 Dear Galena Parents and Community Members: We hope this message finds you and your families safe and well. Today, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced that remote learning in Illinois will be extended through April 30 in order to slow down the spread of COVID-19.  During this time, on-site learning will remain suspended but our schools’ commitment to …

3.19.20 Letter to Parents staff and community

March 20, 2020 Dear Galena parents, students, staff, and community members, This letter is to provide an update since last Friday on the details being worked on to continue the “continuity of education” for the students of Galena USD #120.  Based on what we know today, March 16th-20th will be honored as spring break and March 23rd-30thwill be “Act of …

Board meeting updates

Due to the Shelter in Place order, the March 24th Regular Meeting has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for April 8th. Due to the Shelter in Place order, the March 24th Regular Board Meeting has been cancelled. In addition, the April 7th Business Meeting has been cancelled. A Special Meeting will be held on April 8, 2019, at 6:00 …

Information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020 The safety of our students and staff is our foremost concern.  The District continues to monitor information regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak as well as staying in contact with the Illinois State Board of Education, Jo Daviess County Health Department, and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to stay apprised of any guidance they provide. We have continued …

Sandra Zink

In fond memory of Ms. Sandra Zink. We will miss you!

New District Superintendents

On November 12, 2019, Steve Bianchetta and Craig Mathers began as interim superintendents for the Galena School District. They will serve the District for the remainder of the school term. They will share responsibilities, with each working approximately two days a week.  Both Mr. Mathers and Mr. Bianchetta are retired superintendents. Mr. Mathers  served the West Carroll and Dakota School Districts …