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Minga is the name of the Galt High digital ID system.

Galt faculty, students discuss effectiveness of new digital hall pass and I.D. system

Josh Cullers, Galt High School February 3, 2024

As the world continues to become more technologically advanced, Galt High School has followed suit by adopting a new digital program called Minga to handle its hall passes and student IDs. How effective...

GHS students, staff discuss ever present issue of burnout

GHS students, staff discuss ever present issue of burnout

Josh Cullers, Galt High School January 17, 2024

Following the fall semester, many students find themselves dealing with the inevitable problem of fatigue and burnout. But just because it’s inevitable doesn’t mean it’s unsolvable. Burnout is...

The new undated Galt High library.

Galt High begins its first library renovation since opening in 1911

Josh Cullers, Galt High School December 28, 2023

Galt High School this month has begun the first renovations to its library since the school’s founding in 1911. One of the biggest aspects of the transformation has been weeding out old books, Galt...

Students should take advantage of  their First Amendment rights

Students should take advantage of their First Amendment rights

Josh Cullers, Galt High School November 7, 2023

It’s no secret that our natural rights as Americans have become a hot button issue in the current political climate.  Among these rights, those enshrined in the First Amendment of our Constitution,...

Schools are mulling over a switch to four day school weeks.

Galt High School students, staff weigh in on possible four-day school week

Josh Cullers, Galt High School October 19, 2023

It’s no secret that shifting to a four-day school week has become a national trend. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 24 states have at least one district with a four-day schedule. Four-day...

Galt High art teacher Corryn Hafner took on extra responsibilities as the Galt districts theater teacher

Art teacher volunteers to add on theater responsibilities as teacher shortage squeezes Galt district

Josh Cullers, Galt High School September 18, 2023

Galt High School recently welcomed its very own art teacher, Corryn Hafner, as its new theater teacher, as ongoing enrollment and employment issues throw curveballs at the administration. After getting...

Galt High German students protest the school board’s decision to cut the class. From left to right Juan Pablo Martinez, Adam Miller, Sam Yong and Savannah Soto. Photo by Josh Cullers, Galt High School.

Galt Joint Union school board votes to eliminate German courses

Josh Cullers, Galt High School May 8, 2023

The Galt Joint Union High School District school board recently made the decision to eliminate all German course offerings during a round of budget cuts, and many members of the Galt community are opposed...

 City of Galt zoning map courtesy of Community Development Manager Craig Hoffman.

Agriculture, demographics result in disproportionate Hispanic enrollment in Galt Joint Union High School District

Josh Cullers, Galt High School May 8, 2023

The City of Galt has a fairly even number of Hispanics-Latino and white residents. However, the student demographics of the Galt Joint Union High School District show a much higher percentage of Hispanic-Latino...

The Wolfpack Robotics team takes home first place and will move on to the state championship. Photo by J. Cullers, Galt High School.

Galt High G-TECH robotics team competes for entrance into state championship round

Josh Cullers, Galt High School February 24, 2023

Galt High School’s robotics team, G-TECH, competed on Feb. 11 to advance to the state championships. This event was held at the San Joaquin County Office of Education. One of the G-TECH teams (of three)...

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Modern music is continually getting worse — and won’t stop doing so anytime soon

Josh Cullers, Galt High School January 26, 2023

You’ve probably heard it over a thousand times in your life and brushed it off – “music hasn’t been good for a long time.”  I know I have been nicknamed “grandpa” or “old man” for...

Data table showing the percentage of students at grade level for each class for the I-ready diagnostic test, courtesy of Principal Kellie Beck, 
Galt High School.

Galt High explores future steps in response to poor student diagnostic scores

Josh Cullers January 2, 2023

Following poor results from the fall session of the I-Ready diagnostic, Galt High School officials decided to offer significant incentives to students who tested at grade level in hopes that the winter...

Charity Organization Magic Wheelchair presented Galt High School special needs student Christopher Sheldon with a unique Halloween costume made in partnership with last year’s engineering students. Photo by Josh Cullers, Galt High School.

Magic Wheelchair presents Galt special needs student with unique Halloween ‘costume’

Josh Cullers, Galt High School December 2, 2022

Just in time for Halloween, Galt High School special needs student Christopher Sheldon was presented with a custom-made John Deere tractor costume that was made by the previous year’s engineering students...

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