Welcome to our school

"Helping Students Achieve Their Dreams", Galesburg High School is a four-year high school with an enrollment just over 1,300 serving the the students of District 205. GHS offers a diverse curriculum, taught on the block schedule, inlcuding both honors classes and vocational classes offered by an area vocational center headquartered in the building. GHS also offers its students many opportunities to participate in activities, ranging from athletics and music to drama and Scholastic Bowl.

 

Construction Update:

Work continues on GHS campus

demoFollow the progress on Galesburg High School's new stadium and multi-purpose building with a live video feed. Work on the campus improvements is scheduled to be completed in August of 2014. Simply click onto "Under Construction" logo and see it live!

News        

Senior Newsletter #2 posted, check it out...

    Galesburg High School seniors should look at the important dates and notices on the second newsletter.

Michael Williams places at State WYSE competition

    Michael Williams, a junior at Galesburg High School, placed fifth in Biology at the State WYSE competition held Wednesday at the Univeresity of Illinois. Congratulation Michael and congratulations to the team for advancing to the State competition.  

Help GHS win $10,000 grant!

1.       Go to MTI Facebook Video Page

2.       Like MTI

3.       “Vote” for Galesburg High School Video

GHS' Third Term Honor Roll announced

    Galesburg High School has released the first term honor roll. It can be viewed here: Term Three Honor Roll

PARCC Assessment to be field-tested at GHS this spring

    State Superintendent of Education Christopher A. Koch, Ed.D. explains Illinois' field-testing of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams in a letter to parents.

  Information for parents concerning the PARCC

Learn how District 205 is living the mission statement...

 

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Academics:

ACT/PSAE testing to be held April 23-24

     The ACT & PSAE will be administered on Wednesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 24, 2014.  The testing is mandated by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and is a requirement to obtain a diploma in Illinois. The tests take two days.  The first day (approximately 4 1/2 hours) is a standard ACT test.  The second day (approximately 3 ½ hours) is part ACT Work Keys Assessment and part ISBE tests.  In addition to an ACT score each student will receive a PSAE score in reading, math, and science.  These PSAE scores are composites of either the ACT & Work Keys tests or ACT and ISBE tests.  The scores become a part of the student’s permanent record.

Activities:

2013-14 Clubs & Organizations

Here is an updated list of the many clubs and organizations offered at Galesburg High School. The listing also includes a sponsor or contact person for each group listed. See the link below:

Clubs & Organizations

Activity Calendars still available

Student Council has a supply of Activity calendars for sale for $3.00. These are a great way to keep up on all the events at Galesburg High School.

 

Arts:

Cast named for 'Fiddler on the Roof'

The cast for GHS' spring musical are currently working on the production, set for April 11-13. They include: The Fiddler on the Roof….Maria Wollin; Tevye… Michael  Buebe; Golde….Jill Young; Tzietel….Ellaina DeVena; Hodel….Catherine Johnson; Chava….Dani Beetler; Shprintze…Grace Armon; Beilke…Hannah Snow; Yente…Eleanor Kelly; Grandma Tzietel/women villager….Taylor Porter; Fruma Sarah/Women Villager….Catherine Leahy; Sheidel/Women Villager…..Myiah Davis; Motel ….Brain Wells; Perchik….Tommy King; Lazar Wolf...Baron Lam; Mordcha (innkeeper)…Braden Breckenridge; Rabbi…Zac Grimm; Mendel (Rabbi’s son)...William Greene; Avram…..Emilio Moreno; Constable….Walker Kelly; Fyedka….Sam Armon; Russians…..Michael Valazquez (Sasha), Joey Mudd, Rafael Contreas; Nachem (the Begger)...Rafael Contreas; Yussel  ( the hat maker)…..Reagan Scherpe; Chorus: Reagan Schrepe, Taylor Porter, Myiah Davis, Catherine Leahy, Amanda Mines, Cameryn  Louge, Lluvia Lopez,            Molly Buck, Kate Melvin, Megan Grimm, Maricarmen Contreas, Jensen Rhen, Amy McAllister, Arian  Jones, Jessica Sparks, Amberlyn Jones; Understudies: Yente….Taylor Porter; Hodel….Dani Beetler; Motel & Perchik….Emilio Moreno; Feydka….Joey Mudd; Rabbi/Mendel/Innkeeper/Avram….Michael Velazquez         

Athletics:

Visit GHS' new athletic website

demoThe new home for up-to-the-date information on Silver Streaks athletics has moved to Athletics 2000. The website will be directly integrated with the Athletic Department's scheduling program.

Cheerleading Try-outs

Try-outs for GHS' 2014-15 cheerleading squads were held March 24-27. Over 90 participated and here are the results: Football Squads & Basketball Squads

Girls Basketball camp information

The dates and times for the spring and summer girls basketball camps/clinics hosted by GHS have been announced. Click here for information and a registration form.

Gadet Try-outs set

Try-outs for the 2014-15 GHS Gadet dance squad will the held the week after spring break, April 7-10. The practice sessions where the girls will learn the try-out routine will be held in Thiel Gym: Monday, April 7 from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 9 from 5-8 p.m. The try-outs will be conducted Thursday, April 10 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. depending on the number trying out in Wicall Gym. Additional information on Gadets.

Useful Links

C.U.S.D. # 205 Knox County R.O.E. Galesburg Area Vocational Center
Knox College Carl Sandburg College Knox County YMCA
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Galesburg Register-Mail I.H.S.A.
I.E.S.A. Illinois Association of School Boards GHS North High School
Master Facilities Plan Partners Galesburg Athletic Booster Club Galesburg FFA
 
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