Gallatin High Update

Week of January 16-January 21, 2023

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Raptor Swim Team

The GHS swim team is having an amazing season! This past weekend the boys finished tied for first overall at the Great Falls meet. The girls finished fifth overall. Sophomore, Paul Nave, won the 100 meter breaststroke. Great job, swimmers!!

Library Update and Therapy Dogs for Finals

If you're having a ruff week, we have a paw-some opportunity for you! The library is excited to host a team of therapy dogs on Wednesday, January 18th, at lunch on the 1st floor of the library. Stop by and get to know the wonder-fur dogs coming to visit!

*Also, a note, the library will be closed on both floors on Friday, January 20th.

The Week Ahead

Monday, January 16

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • PIR day - No school for students

Tuesday, January 17

  • GHS PAC meeting, 12:00pm
  • Crosstown Wrestling at BHS, 6pm

Wednesday, January 18

  • Finals - Periods 1, 2, 3

Thursday, January 19

  • Finals - Periods 5, 6, 7
  • Boys Bball vs. Great Falls High, 7pm
  • Girls Bball at Great Falls High, 7pm

Friday, January 20
  • Finals - Periods 4, 0
  • All State Jazz Band

Saturday, January 21

  • Swimming at Great Falls
  • Wrestling at AA Duals in Great Falls
  • Girls Bball vs. CMR, 4pm
  • Boys Bball at CMR, 2pm
  • Girls Wrestling Tournament at Billings Skyview

Monday and Tuesday, January 23-24 - PIR days - No school for students

Wednesday, January 25 - First day of the second semester

Other Upcoming Dates

  • Incoming Freshman Parent Night - January 30
  • Spring Break – March 13-17
  • Prom – Saturday, April 15
  • Graduation – Saturday, June 3, 10:00 a.m.

GHS PAC Update

Please join us for the next PAC meeting Tuesday the 17th at 12:15 in room B-145. Dave Budt will be joining us to address any questions regarding the budget reduction process.

Please support our GHS students for finals week by donating some snacks to keep their minds sharp!! Drop off donated snacks to the front office at GHS by Tuesday January 17th. Thank you to all the wonderful parents that donate!

Thank you!

Finals Week Schedule

Students are expected to attend finals for the full 100 minutes.


1st Per. Exam - 8:30 - 10:10

2nd Per. Exam - 10:20 - 12:00

Lunch - 12:00 - 1:00

3rd Per. Exam - 1:05 - 2:45


5th Per. Exam - 8:30 - 10:10

6th Per. Exam - 10:20 - 12:00

Lunch - 12:00 - 1:00

7th Per. Exam - 1:05 - 2:45


4th Per. Exam - 8:30 - 10:10

0 Per. Exam - 10:20 - 12:00

Lunch - 12:00 - 12:30

Make up exams - 1:00 - 4:00

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Host Families Needed - Please contact Makiko Diehl at for more information.

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DECA Success

Congratulations to the GHS Chapter of DECA who just earned Thrive status through DECA's Emerging Leader Series. Thrive status means our chapter has met objectives and support student skill development in collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity.

DECA's Leadership Specialist said our chapter is to be commended on its efforts to showcase the impact that DECA has in preparing your school’s emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for college and career success.

Thank you to Business teachers, Brad Mehr and Tanner Curey, for supporting our DECA students!

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After Prom Support Needed

This will be Ashley Crane’s last year throwing AFTER PROM for GHS, her daughter is graduating this year!! She is looking for a handful or more freshman/sophomore parents looking to take over starting next year! She has a timeline and all you need to know in a notebook ready to go! Please reach out if you are interested!!


City Considers Westside Community Center

The City of Bozeman is developing plans to meet our community’s growing need for an Aquatics, Recreation, and Library center where people of all ages and abilities can learn, play, and connect. This new facility will provide better access for all to the resources, facilities, and activities that keep us healthy, curious, and connected.

The City is inviting all to attend the Bozeman Community Center Open House at the Bozeman Public Safety Center on Jan. 19 any time between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Drop by to learn about the project and provide your feedback. They'll use your input to develop concept designs and an overall budget estimate for the project. Bring the whole family and let us know what matters most to you in a new library branch, aquatics center, and recreation facility in Bozeman!

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General Health Etiquette Reminders

As cold and flu season is upon us and Covid still lingers, please review these common wellness practices:

  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Stay home when you don't feel well
  • If you're not feeling well, consider wearing a mask to prevent the spread of germs.

Be a CAP Mentor

Do you have time to volunteer one hour/week with a student in the Bozeman Public Schools? Sign up to be a CAP Mentor and assist a student with social/ emotional skills, academics, and provide opportunities for enrichment like practicing sports, working on art projects, and playing games. We ask for a one school year commitment with no time during evenings or weekends required. More information and the link to signup can be found at