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A Bumpy But Stylish Fourth Annual Rocket Launch

A Bumpy But Stylish Fourth Annual Rocket Launch

Kana D., Editor-in-Chief June 8, 2023

May 24, 2023 marked the fourth annual GALA Engineering Rocket Launch. Drawing many students out of their seventh periods to witness, this tradition is alive and well. I had the privilege of covering this...

Mashing Two Holidays in One, GALAs Earth/Pi Day Celebration

Mashing Two Holidays in One, GALA’s Earth/Pi Day Celebration

Bryanna C., Fun & Games Editor June 2, 2023

Two important holidays happen on the same day. Firstly, Earth Day, a day centered on giving back to the earth by keeping it clean and educating ourselves about how we can keep it healthy. Second, Pi Day,...

Launch Her Future: Student Focus

Launch Her Future: Student Focus

Mae D., School News Editor May 12, 2023

Launch Her Future is arguably the grandest of GALA’s annual fundraising events. It includes presentations, a breakfast, and guest speakers, but its main focus is the students of GALA themselves. Teachers...

Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration

Jade Morrison, Photographer March 16, 2023

On February 17th, GALA celebrated Black History Month with a seventh-period celebration to uplift the history, cultures, and contributions of African Americans. Black History Month honors all Black...


A Night At Moonlight Rollerway

Lorie A., Co-Current Events Editor February 14, 2023

On Friday, January 27th, GALA held a fundraiser centering on the senior class. Though fundraisers are nothing new for GALA, the night at Moonlight Rollerway was “a night to remember” says Alexis Escuadro...

Class of 2024 College Boot Camp

Class of 2024 College Boot Camp

Mae D., School News Editor February 8, 2023

For the second year, GALA hosted a college boot camp that aimed to prepare current juniors for the college application process and experience. It’s a new tradition here, but it’s already in full swing....

GALA in 2023: What can we Expect for the Spring Semester?

Giovanna L., Photographer January 25, 2023

GALA’s first semester of the school year has come to an end, meaning no more finals until the end of the 2022-2023 school year! GALA’s events last semester like the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration,...

Coach Carlin and the varsity team.

GALA Basketball: A Captain’s Perspective

Mae D., School News Editor January 25, 2023

The 2022-2023 basketball season here at GALA is fully underway, under the new instruction of coaches Carlin Bills and Ms. Petrich. Team captain Delia Mizrahi, class of 2023, says, “This season is exciting....

One of GALAs choirs performs at the show.

Winter Concert 2022

Mae D., School News Editor December 15, 2022

Each year, it is a tradition at GALA to host the Winter Concert in which the dance elective, choir, and a cappella group perform. Parents, students, and teachers are all encouraged to attend and support...

GALA’s National Honors Society Ceremony: Regal and Proud with a Side of Giggly

Mac M., Co-Current Events Editor November 20, 2022

Founded in 1921, the National Honors Society is a nationwide organization for high school students in the United States and outlying territories. Its student selection is based on four criteria: scholarship,...

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...

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...

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