Horwath joins Galileo faculty Jan. 4

Autumn Turpin, Editor

January 12, 2018

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The students and staff  welcomed New History Teacher Kevin Horwath to Galileo on Jan. 4 for second semester open house. Horwath was hired to fill the position previously held by Andrea Emerson who left the school mid-year to acce...

Wildlife Center to visit Dec. 13

Danielle Duan, Editor

November 30, 2017

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Galileo’s I.B. classes are teaming up with the Virginia Wildlife Center to hold a wildlife show Dec. 13 in the research center. “The Wildlife Show is a chance for students to learn about the Wildlife Center of Virginia a...

Theater guild to perform ‘Gulliver’s Travels’

Ashlee Jones, Editor

November 30, 2017

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Galileo’s Theatre Guild held auditions Nov. 28 for their spring play of the novel Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift.   Theatre Teacher Glenn Weyler said performing theatre productions for young audiences in the spring seem...

ACE makes impressive showing at Cave Springs Invitational

Autumn Turpin, Editor

November 30, 2017

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On Nov. 18 the Galileo High School ACE team went to the Cave Spring Invitational in Roanoke for their second match of the year. “This year we have 18 people on the squad. At this tournament, we had two teams playing for ...

Guild takes second place at regional competition

Ashlee Jones, Editor

November 15, 2017

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On Nov. 11 Galileo’s Theatre Guild attended regionals at Rappahannock County High School in Washington, D.C. where they placed second in the one-act play competition with their version of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nig...

JETS to hold ‘Movie Night’ on Nov. 17

Luke Garcia, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2017

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Galileo’s Junior Engineering Technical Society is holding a movie night Nov. 17 from 3:15-6 p.m. to raise money for their annual field trip to Busch Gardens. “We’re going to have the movie night in my room, Mr. Smith...

Yearbook wins first place classification at VHSL Media Championships

Baylee French, Editor

October 16, 2017

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Galileo’s 2016-2017 publications editorial staffs traveled to the Roanoke Higher Education Center on Friday to attend the Virginia High School League 2017 Media Championships where last year’s yearbook, titled Wired Weird, w...

Students compete for National Merit Scholarship

Ashlee Jones, Editor

October 16, 2017

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Every year in October, students across the globe take the PSAT, a gauge for how they will perform on the SAT. Galileo sophomores and juniors interested in testing honors took part in this event Oct. 11. The Preliminary SAT...

National Novel Writing Month to kick off Nov. 1

Luke Garcia, Editor in Chief

October 12, 2017

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In November, many students in Galileo’s creative writing club, The Write Stuff, will be participating in an event called National Novel Writing Month, commonly abbreviated as NaNoWriMo, in which they face the challenge of wr...

Teachers start fitness challenge Aug. 21

Baylee French, Editor

September 5, 2017

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Galileo staff members and teachers are taking part in a fitness competition this semester having received fit bands from Physical Education Teacher Nancy Rook to catalog steps and calories burned. “Mrs. Wright found that w...

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