PURPOSE OF GALENA HIGH SCHOOL
The purpose of Galena High School is to provide opportunities for all to achieve their maximum potential. To accomplish this purpose, the High School will ensure all students the opportunity to develop academic, social and interpersonal skills, and create a learning environment that encourages creativity, self-reliance, self-discipline, and a positive self-image. Galena High will work cooperatively with the students, parents, and the community to prepare our students to become critical thinkers and life-long learners as citizens in a diverse society.
GALENA HIGH SCHOOL OBJECTIVES
Provide an academic program that is both rigorous and thorough.
Provide opportunities for intellectual, social, physical and civic activities.
Provide opportunities for developing leadership and cooperation.
Provide students with knowledge of the meaning and value of citizenship in our society.
Prepare students to select and make preparations for work or training to which they are most suited.
Aid students in developing proper knowledge of good health habits and their necessity.
DAILY CITIZENSHIP EXPECTATIONS - STUDENTS
Students will strive to attend school every day.
Students will put forth their best effort and produce quality work.
Students will exhibit a positive and caring image.
Students will be respectful and courteous.
Students will encourage each to achieve their maximum potential.
Students will abide by the expectations set in individual classrooms and by their instructors.
DAILY CITIZENSHIP PROMISES – TEACHERS AND STAFF
We will be a community of educators and professionals that care for and are dedicated to the students of Galena High School.
We will provide the tools and opportunities for learning and growth in a safe environment through the demonstration of positive character traits.
We will promote an atmosphere that encourages critical thinking, creativity, independence and a love for learning in our global society.
We will collaborate to develop innovative teaching strategies with student success as the primary focus.
We will be dedicated to continuous professional and personal improvement of ourselves and our students.
We will be committed to being effective problem solvers, communicators and positive role models.