Gallatin High Update
Week of April 24-April 29, 2023
April is National Poetry Month
Support GHS Bands by joining the Raptor Run!
Senior Graduation Yard Signs
Key Club is happy to announce they are once again selling signs for GHS graduates. Signs are $20 and can be paid via cash or check made out to Gallatin High School. To register your graduating senior, please add your name and graduate’s name at this link. Payment and pick up will be at GHS on Fridays, starting May 5th, May 12th and May 19th at lunch in the commons.
For further questions or additional information please contact Key Club faculty advisor, Joe Kusak, at Joe.firstname.lastname@example.org or (406) 522-4235
PAC Update - Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation week is May 8-12th. We turn this into staff appreciation week to show the entire staff how much we appreciate them. We have a lot of things planned to let our teachers and staff know how great we think they are. Please help us spoil them by signing up to bring in a food item during the week or donate money to help cover the cost. If you would like to send us a note to pass along to them, we will print it and post it in their break room. Here is what we have planned: Coffee of their choice from Jurassic Perk and breakfast goodies, taco Tuesday, breakfast, cookies and other sweets, and a BBQ.
Your GHS PAC
Piper Marcella was this year's recipient of the Travis Atkins Memorial Scholarship.
GHS students Ravenor Davion and Max DeFanti recently traveled to Kentucky to compete in the debate Tournament of Champions.
The U.S. Army Brass Quintet performs for students.
If you are coordinating any after hours events, please communicate this with your group. Thanks for your help!
We need you! Project Connect is looking for more volunteers
It only takes a half hour to an hour at a time and you can pick times that are conducive to your schedule. If you are interested, you can find more information on the website, you can sign up here or you can contact GHS Project Connect at email@example.com
The Week Ahead
Monday, April 24
- School Board meeting, 5:45pm
Tuesday, April 25
Track vs. Bozeman, 3pm
Softball at Bozeman, 5pm
Tennis at Bozeman, 5pm
Booster Club, 6pm
Orchestra concert, 7pm
Wednesday, April 26
HOSA Blood Drive all day
Homeroom Hallways - schedule here
Thursday, April 27
Softball vs. Billings West, 5pm
Friday, April 28
Fire Drill, 2:40pm
Tennis tournament, 10am
Bozeman Public Library at GHS all day
Saturday, April 29
- Track at Helena, 9:30am
- Softball at Belgrade, 2:30pm
Sculpture Students Create Willow Structures
Next time you're driving past the corner of Oak and Cottonwood, take a quick look at the wetland area on the northwest corner of our campus. You can view sculpture students' Salish Fish trap projects. Students created their own interpretations of Salish Fish Traps out of willows.
Upcoming School Election Information
All registered voters will receive the information below in the mail, along with your mail-in ballot in mid-April. Additionally the information is also available on our website:
#1 Our biggest ask in the upcoming election is to simply VOTE and cast your ballot. Turnout for BSD7 school elections are typically very low, 30-40%.
#2 Our second ask is to dive into the issues on the ballot and ensure you have all the information you need to make an informed decision.
April 14, 2023 – Ballots mailed by County Election Office.
May 2, 2023 – Election Day – Ballots due by 8:00 pm.
Ballots may be returned to:
Location Office Hours Election Day Hours
County Election Office 8:00am–5:00pm 8:00am–8:00pm
311 West Main, Room 210 Monday – Friday
Ballots may be returned in person or by mail (63 cents or Forever stamp). Please allow enough time for delivery by the May 2, 2023 deadline.
Please reach out if you have any questions!
District Music Festival Success
Symphonic Band: Rating of I (Superior)
Wind Ensemble: Rating of I (Superior)
Sadie Swann (Flute Solo) - Rating of I (Superior)
Charlotte Guenther (Marimba Solo) - Rating of I (Superior)
Anna Paige Elwell (Flute Solo) - Rating of I (Superior)
Kei Braun (Alto Sax Solo) - Rating of I (Superior)
Owen Ashcraft (Clarinet Solo) - Rating of I (Superior)
Auria Treble Choir: Rating of Superior (I)
Hunks of Harmony Tenor/Bass Choir: Rating of Superior(1)
Awnan Mulherin Vocal Solo: Superior (I)
Ryan Jessen Vocal Solo: Superior (I)
Charlotte Guenther Vocal Solo: Superior (I)
Sienna Grinager Vocal Solo: Superior (I)
Maiya Stohlmann Vocal Solo: Superior (I)
Zayda Cruz Vocal Solo: Superior (I)
Victoria McLean Vocal Solo: Superior (I)
Sienna Grinager and Maiya Stohlmann Vocal Duet: Superior (I)
GHS Philharmonic Orchestra Superior (1)
GHS Kamerata Superior (1)
GHS Symphony Superior (1)
Reece Stone (violin) Superior (1)
Kamerata Dvorak American Quartet Superior (1)
Jacqueline Santiglia (violin) Superior (1)
Salena Wilbur Superior (1)
Kamerata Borodin Quartet Superior (1)
Pranshu Krishna (viola) Superior (1)
Jack Wilson (violin) Superior (1)
Maya Schmitz (viola) Superior (1)
Kamerata Ravel Quartet Superior (1)
Norah Wold (cello) Superior (1)
Alexander Schoep (violin) Superior (1)
Samantha Mayr (viola) Superior (1)
Kamara Wilbur (violin) Superior (1)
Teens and Alcohol
Starting to drink when you are a teenager increases the risk for addiction.
Drinking before age 15 makes you 5 times more likely to develop a later addiction to alcohol.
Host Families Needed
If you would like more information about hosting, additional details can be found at this link.
Please reach out to our GHS Rotary liaison, John Patterson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-581-9767 if you are interested.