Galway Jr/Sr High December Newsletter
Season's Greetings from the Jr/Sr High School
Enjoy The Holiday Season and Best Wishes for a Wonderful 2015!
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Make Every Day Count: Boosting School Attendance
Being absent for just two days every month of the school year can put a child behind academically. Click Here for great attendance tips from BoostUp.org, a national dropout prevention campaign.
Jr/Sr High School RTI Labs
We are pleased to be able to offer academic support labs during our Extended School Day period (2:30-3:30). Our after school support labs (RTI Labs) are designed to provided required ELA, reading or mathematics support for students
Snacks will be provided daily,and at the end of the quarter there will be a pizza party for perfect attendance. There will also be a raffle for a larger prize at the end of the school year!
Please click here for more information on the Jr/Sr High School RTI Labs
Attention Students: Sign Up For Morning Wake Up Text Messages from Remind
Are you having trouble getting to school on time? Take one minute to sign up for morning wake up text messages from the Galway Jr/Sr High School Office. Students enrolling in the Remind wake up text program receive an automated text message each school day at 6:45 am. Click here for directions! Parents - Remind is safe and designed for one-way communication to students (and parents) from educators (Click here to read more about the Remind Program).
Texting During School Hours
Galway Jr/Sr High School Yearbook Available on Payment Plan!
The 2014-15 Yearbook Order Forms is available by clicking here.
Over 70% of Galway Jr/Sr High Students Involved in Extra-Curricular Activities
Science Fair Registration Deadline: December 19, 2014
Science Fair is being held on PTSA’s Science Saturday this year, January 24, 2015 from 10am-2pm.
The Science Fair is open to grades 3-8. Individuals, small groups (2-4), and clubs are welcomed.
All students who wish to participate need to register online at http://josephhenry.oursciencefair.com. There is also link on our district's website.
Students should complete the registration process at home as they need to provide parent contact information.
The deadline for registration is December 19, 2014.
Masterminds Film Television Show at Proctors Theater
January 2015 Regents Exam Schedule
January 2015 Regents exams will be held Monday, January 26th - Thursday, January 29th.
Regular classes for students in grades 7-12 will be held on January 26th, January 28th, and January 29th. Regular classes for students in grades 7-12 will not be in session on January 27th. Students taking the Global History regents (8:00) or the Integrated Algebra regents (12:00) who need transportation to or from school on January 27th should notify Mrs. Kondrat in the High School Office.
January 2015 NYS Regents exam schedule is available here
Annual Blue and Gold Game
Our Varsity and JV Boys and Girls Basketball teams participated in the annual Blue/Gold
Scrimmage on November 18th. Parents, community members and fans were able
to preview our Eagles as they prepare for their upcoming seasons. Our Cheerleaders
dazzled the crowd with their outstanding half-time routine. Good luck to all our WinterSports Athletes!