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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...

Lorie A.

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...

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...


Mae D., Editor, Sports March 18, 2022

Over the week of March 7, GALA will be hosting board members of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In order to obtain WASC’s accreditation, a school must write a report detailing...

New LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho works with a GALA Aerospace student to fly a drone.

New LAUSD Superintendent Visits GALA

Astrid P., Editor, School Events February 9, 2022

New Superintendent, Alberto Carvalho visited GALA on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. He visited not only the AP Seminar class but the Aerospace and Robotics electives as well. Personal Life Carvalho has been...

Image from the live stream of the 2021 GALA Winter Concert

GALA Winter Concert 2021

Demi P., Emma L., and Wren F. February 8, 2022

On Dec. 10, 2021, GALA had its 2021 Winter Concert. GALA’s dance, choir, and acapella group Lady Treble performed. Interviewed about the event are Lexi Adler in acapella, Clementine Birnbaum in the dance...

GALAs Got Talent

GALA’s Got Talent

Johanna M., Staff Writer February 3, 2022

As the lights dim and the audience grows quiet, a sense of budding excitement fills the auditorium. The students of this school haven’t seen a classic GALA talent show in-person since 2019. The room...

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