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Class of 1960 Plans 55 Year Reunion

A tentative date of August 15, 2015 has been selected for the 55 Year Reunion of the GHS Class of 1960. Current plans include a sit down dinner to be held at the Galion Country Club.  More Information to come Later.  Save the date and plan on attending.

 

 

 
Connections Weekend
 
Conections Weekend 2014
Connections Weekend is September 25-27 this year.  Planning for the event is beginning now and we are seeking nominations for the Hall of Fame.  These nominations need to be submitted by July 1st.  You can find the nominating criteria and nomination form here.
 

GHS Class of 1964 Announces Reunion

The Class of 1964 will hold their 50 year reunion the weekend of September 26, 27, 2014. Please send mailing and  Email address changes to Jack Koshnick at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  .               We are seeking contact information for several classmates.  See the names HERE.  Reunion Schedule & Reservation Form HERE.

 

GHS Class of 1966 Seeks Input

The Class of 1966 is seeking input for the planning of their 50 Year Reunion in 2016.  See Details

Birthday Pictures have been posted on Class of 1966 Page.

 

 Hall of Fame

These links will access pages dedicted to the inductees into the Hall of Fame

2013 inductees into the Hall of Fame

2012 inductees into the Hall of Fame 

2011 Inductees into the Hall of Fame

2010 inductees into the Hall of Fame 

2009 inductees into the Hall of Fame. 

 

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Hall of Fame Banquet - 2014
Written by Brian Treisch   
Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Hall of Fame Banquet Plans Set

  

The Connections Weekend Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will be held Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Galion Middle School.  The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:00 p.m.  The induction ceremonies will immediately follow dinner.  Tickets are $35.00 each and can be ordered by calling the Galion City Schools Central Office at 419-468-3432 during business hours.  The deadline for tickets is Monday, September 22, 2014.

  

The Hall of Fame Dinner will be catered by the Avita Health Care System chefs and will be served buffet style.  If special dietary needs are required, please make this known when placing your ticket order.

  

The ceremony following the dinner will see these individuals inducted into the Galion City Schools Hall of Fame:  Mrs. Joice Hayden-Caty, Miss Josephine Tracht, Mr. Herbert Miller, Mr. Richard Hottenroth, Mr. Richard Ekin, Dr. Vincent Cooley, Mr. Mark Rodman, and Dr. Ty Huggins.  These individuals were selected by the Hall of Fame Committee.  The selections were based on their contributions to their profession and to their communities.

  

The Connections Weekend is an annual event that is intended to bring Galion graduates into a connection with current students and with the community.  The Weekend features a career day at both the Galion High School and Middle School, the homecoming activities bringing back the Alumni Band on Friday night, and the Connections Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Saturday. 

  

Additional activities are scheduled for Saturday including the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, the Galion PTO games, and 5K walk.  All community members are welcome to attend any and all of these activities. 

 
300 Club is Back
Written by Brian Treisch   
Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Galion Alumni Association brings back the 300 Club

 

A popular fund raising effort has been brought back to Galion by the Galion Alumni Association.  The 300 Club will be used by the Alumni Association to raise funds for its many activities. The format of the 300 Club is simple. Three hundred $20 tickets are sold.  At each home Galion football and basketball game two winners of $100 will be drawn.  Winners names will go back into the drawing, so it is possible to win more than one drawing.  Winners need not be present to win.  Tickets will be sold up to the first home football game.


Tickets are available from the board members of the Galion Alumni Association.  Board members with tickets are Brian Treisch, Joe Kleinknecht, Bill Durtschi, and Julie Boles.  More information on tickets is available on the Galion Alumni Facebook page or by calling 419-566-5326.

 

Funds from this activity will support the efforts of the Alumni Association.  The Alumni Association has supported the campus wear fund of the Galion Schools, the marching band trip to Nashville, and other activities of the Galion City Schools.

 
2014 Connections Weekend Schedule
Written by Mark J.Stefanick - Superintendent   
Wednesday, 04 June 2014

Save These Dates 

 

Something GREAT is happening in Galion September 25-27, 2014!  The Galion City Schools, the Galion Alumni Association, the Galion Community Education Foundation, The Galion Tiger Alumni Band, the Galion Community Foundation, and the Galion Booster Club have joined together for Connections Weekend.  Connections Weekend is a celebration of Galion.  It is a learning experience for Galion High School students and a way to reconnect with friends and family in Galion.  We hope that you will be a part of this awesome event!  


This year's Connections Weekend promises to be even more exciting than the previous five with many fun events.  Here are the events that will be featured this year:


Thursday, Sept.  25 -  Old Fashioned Pep Rally 6:00 - 8:00 pm  Bonfire & GHS and Alumni Band at Unkrich Stadium


Friday, Sept.  26 -  Career Day  7:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Returning Alumni share their success stories at the Galion HS.


Friday, Sept. 26 - Homecoming Football Game 7:30 pm at Unkrich Stadium.

EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY


Saturday, Sept. 27 - Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 7:00 - 11:00 am at the Galion Intermediate School.


Saturday, Sept.  27 - Alumni Hall of Fame Induction - Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Middle School Cafe. Induction ceremonies immediately following dinner.  Ticket prices for this years dinner will be $35.00.

EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

 

All events are open to the public.  You do not need to be a graduate of the Galion City schools to attend. 

 
Connections Weekend 2014 Sponsorship Packages
Written by Connections Weekend Committee   
Wednesday, 04 June 2014

 

Become A Connections Weekend Sponsor

The sponsorship packages for the 2014 Connections Weekend have been announced.  Please consider becoming a sponsor of this annual event that promotes the Galion City School District and highlights the accomplishments of Galion graduates.  Sponsorship checks should be made out to the Galion Community Foundation.  Your check and information should be mailed to:

  • Administrative Center
  • Att: Connections Weekend
  • 470 Portland Way North
  • Galion, OH    44833 

Click the image below for a larger image.

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Campus Wear Fund Effort
Written by Julie Boles   
Wednesday, 23 April 2014

 Thank You for Your Support

The Galion Alumni Association would like to thank all those that came out to support Galion students at this year's Wine Tasting & Silent Auction Fundraiser. We had a wonderful turnout and enjoyed an evening of delicious foods cooked by Chef Michael Taylor of The Galion Country Club. Thank you to Paul Kanz and Connie Grosscup of Heidelberg Distributing Co. for providing the delicious selections of wine for the evening. We would like to thank LaMar Wyse for the musical entertainment. Thanks to all that came out to enjoy an evening of laughter and conversation with fellow supporters of Galion City Schools. 

With your help we were able to donate $1,500.00 to the Galion Campus Wear Fund. This fund helps families that need support in purchasing the required uniforms for students in grades 3 -12. We would like to also thank the following sponsors and donors for helping make this event possible.

 

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel Julie Bracy 
Guy's Insurance Agency  The Candi Bar
Wilson Insurance Agency  Cindy Long 
United Bank of Ohio Eric Geyer 
Thomas G. Fellner DDS  Schilling Graphics 
The Galion Country Club  30 Something Book Club
Crossroads Original Design Limited The Class of 1964
Crossroads Original Designs Factory Store                Uptowne Outfitters 
Galion Primary Faculty & Staff  Galion Building & Loan 
Circle of Friends Book Club      Home Kitchen & Supply  
Firelands Federal Credit Union 

 
 

  

 
Hall of Fame Picture Display
Saturday, 20 July 2013

The picture display for the inductees into the Galion High School Hall of Fame has been completed.  It is located on the East Wall of the hallway outside the gymnasium leading to the Media Center.  

The Galion Alumni Association promotes the Hall of Fame and requests nominations for persons thought to be worthy of recognition for their contributions in their chosen fields or to their communities.  Though we solicit by mail each year for nominations for the current year, the Alumni Association will acept nominations through out the year.  Nominees not selected during a current year are held in reserve for consideration during the selection process in following years.

Nomination forms can be found under the HOF menu and should be mailed to the Galion Alumni Association, PO Box 22, Galion, OH, 44833.   

Galion High School HOF Hall  An enlarged view of the photos can be viewed by clicking on each of the included photos.

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Time Marches On
Sunday, 26 October 2008

Marching Band Uniforms

Past & Present

 Time Marches On

Do you remember some of these uniforms as they represented GHS at the football games, music competitions and parades? Pictured are a couple of the hats worn by the leaders of the band, a Band Director's hat on the left and the high hat of the Drum Major on the right.

To see the collection of band uniforms, both past and present just follow the Read more link.

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Donor Plaque Added to Entryway
Sunday, 15 June 2008

The donor plaque has been added to the new Entryway for the Galion City School Complex. With the plaque in place, the Entryway Project has reaced completion.  The Galion Alumni Association wishes to thank all of those who contributed to this project either financialy or through their efforts to bring this project to such a complimentary conclusion.  Thanks one and all!

Click on image for larger view

 To see more pictures, click on the Read more link.

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