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!

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Online Registration begins July 15th

    Online registration for District #205 Schools will begin on Tuesday, July 15th. Details follow:

*Avoid the crowds and lines: Register Online! ---- Skyward Family Access
*Click on the “Registration” button
*Follow the quick and easy Steps
*Make the Payment (Online or drop off at GHS)
*Drop off Physicals, pick up schedules and bussing information or make a payment after you complete registration during normal business hours:

Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday, 8:00am-3:30pm

Additional information:

*Parents who complete online registration are not required to attend the one-day registration at GHS.
*Parents may pay for Registration and lunches online with a debit/credit card.
*Payment is required prior to a student schedule being issued and Registration being considered complete.

Freshmen Orietation Monday, August 11th

    Aloha, Class of 2018! Galesburg High School would like to welcome you! Freshmen Orientation will be held on Monday, August 11th from 11:00 to 2:00 at the High School.  This orientation is for all incoming freshmen and transfer students.  Orientation is a great opportunity to get acquainted with new people and a new school.  GHS has more clubs, sports, activities and opportunities than junior high.  Freshman Orientation is designed to help the freshmen adjust to these changes. 
   
Freshman class officer elections will be held at the first full Student Council meeting after the freshmen Student Council members are selected.  There are five positions open for class officers.  These consist of one president, two vice-presidents, one secretary and one treasurer.  The president will preside over any class meetings and represent the freshman class overall.  When the president is not available, the vice-president will take over all of the president’s duties.  The secretary will take minutes at any of the class meetings and the treasurer will keep the financial records in order.  Student council representative applications will be available at the orientation and during the first week of school in the front office.  Any questions? Please contact Mrs. Statham at 973-2001 or lstatham@galesburg205.org.

The schedule for Freshman Orientation is as follows:

10:30 – 11:00              Check In and Welcome     
11:00 – 11:35              Lunch
       
11:35 – 1:00                Guest Speakers, introduction of administrators, secretaries and counselors.
 

1:00 – 1:45                  Tour Groups
1:45 – 2:00                  Wrap up and some ID pictures taken

    Freshman ID pictures will be taken July 21st thru July 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m in the main office at GHS.  Also, Freshmen may come in on August 5 or August 11th (during orientation) to have their ID pictures taken.
    Student Council is offering Freshman Orientation for FREE this year.  Lunch will be provided.  On the day of Orientation, please be dropped off and picked up at the front circle drive of the school (by the flag).  We look forward to seeing you there for food, fun, and a great start to your school year.

Senior portraits for Class of 2015 need to be scheduled

    Once again Dickerson’s Photography will be taking senior portraits for the 2015 yearbook.  Most of these sessions are done during the summer to give the yearbook ample time to schedule the session and get the finished portrait to the yearbook staff.
    There is a session fee of $25.00 payable at the time of the session.  This fee covers the expense of providing proofs and a print for the yearbook. Here is additional information.

4th Term Honor Roll

    Galesburg High School's fourth term honor roll has been released. See it HERE.

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

 

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Academics:

Activities:

2014-15 activity calendars going on sale

The GHS Student Council will be selling their 2014-15 activities calendars for $5.00 beginning on August 11th - the date of Freshmen Orientation.

GHS Activites List

Yearbook (Reflector)
Budget (Newspaper)
Student Council
Artte Clubbe
National Honor Society
AFS/Rotary Interact
Skills USA - V.I.C.A.
Scholastic Bowl
Jets
French Club
German Club
Spanish Club
Key Club
Math Club
Band
Choir
Stage Call
Color Guard
G-Club
C.A.R.E.
FFA
Speech Team
GSA
Project Graduation
Tomorrow’s Teachers
 

Arts:

 

 

 

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.

Tennis camp information

The dates and times for the summer tennis camp hosted by GHS has been announced. Click here for information and a registration form.

Tennis Summer Slam Tournament August 9th

The date for the summer tennis tournament hosted by GHS has been announced. Click here for more information and a registration form.

Football camp information

The dates and times for the summer football camps hosted by GHS have been announced. Click here for infomation and registration forms for: High School Team Camp, Speed Camp and Youth Football Camp.

Volleyball camp information

The dates and times for the summer volleyball camps hosted by GHS have been announced. Click here for infomation and registration forms.

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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