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The Echo

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Sports Update: GALA is on a Roll!

Sports Update: GALA is on a Roll!

Kana DeCoste, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2022

As fall sports come to a close, here are some highlights and updates on GALA’s teams! Cross Country Both JV and Varsity teams did spectacularly in league finals on November 3rd, winning 1st place...

The GALA Library is Open

The GALA Library is Open

Juju Gordin, Advertising Creator November 20, 2022

GALA students have been anticipating the opening of the school library. Reading is such an important part of most students' lives, and libraries are amazing resources of literature. If you're reading fiction,...

Students enjoying the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Jade M., Photographer November 2, 2022

On September 30th, GALA celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate the history and cultures of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Hispanic...

GALA Sports Watch

GALA Sports Watch

Hana H., Podcaster November 1, 2022

Note: This article includes updates on GALA sports events up until 10/21/22 At GALA, we are very lucky to have three CIF Fall Sports teams. Let's take a look at what they’ve been up to so far! GALA...

Rocket Launches

Engineering Rocket Launch

Lorie A., Editor, Horoscopes June 5, 2022

On April 29th, 2022, at approximately 2:40pm, the GALA high school Engineering class launched their rockets. Teams of 2 to 3 students made their group’s rockets sporting various designs, from a painted...

A few college decisions from GALA 2022 seniors

Senior College Spotlight: Where did GALA Class of 2022 seniors commit to college?

Hannah L., Editor, Quizzes/Puzzles June 5, 2022

It has been a treacherous year for college admissions as we saw admissions rates go down as far as 3.19% at Harvard University. Through the craziness of the pandemic and the way that that impacted college...

Recent School Events (Black History Month, YWCC, Pi Day)

Recent School Events (Black History Month, YWCC, Pi Day)

Ruby M., Staff Writer/Literary Agent June 5, 2022

GALA's leadership elective has celebrated many events this past year. In this article I will talk about some of the most recent events this semester. On February 18th, 2022, GALA’s leadership elective...

Get To Know Ms.Flores

Get To Know Ms.Flores

Aaliyah M., Staff Writer June 5, 2022

Elsie Flores is one of two Spanish teachers here at GALA, she is very excited to have been asked to participate in this article so let's start by learning about her early life. Flores grew up in Los Angeles...

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Junior Class Ring Ceremony

Lorie A. and Brook’Lynn A. June 5, 2022

This April, on the 22nd The Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA) held its inaugural class ring ceremony. Despite the event being long overdue because of the pandemic, the ring ceremony was successful...

Inside Graphic Design

Inside Graphic Design

Kenya G., Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Have you ever wondered how logos are designed? Are you interested in learning more about the different types of lettering? Well, graphic design is a great place to start. Here at the Girls Academic Leadership...

Young Womens Career Conference on Friday, March 4

Young Women’s Career Conference on Friday, March 4

Mac M., Editor, International News March 30, 2022

GALA is proud to have hosted the fourth annual Young Women’s Career Conference today, March 4, 2022. Despite having the event virtually due to the ongoing pandemic, this year's conference was successful...

7th period spotlight (Environmental Studies)

7th period spotlight (Environmental Studies)

Demi P. and Emma L. March 18, 2022

As many know already, climate change is worsening by the year due to human waste and pollution, and at GALA, teachers are educating their students all about that topic in the Environmental Studies 7th...

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