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Swim Safety 02/26/18
This week, students from Mrs. Byrd’s class participated in a water safety course at the Galax Recreation Cen...
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The Outdoor Classroom 02/08/18
On Tuesday, February 06, Mr. Horton’s forestry class and Mr. Carter’s engineering class made the great out...
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Three Time State Champi... 03/08/18
Entering the 2017-18 VHSL State Wrestling tournament Galax Junior Joshua Spurlin was 97-15 and ready for the t...
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Manufacturing in the mo... 03/07/18
Galax High School dual enrollment welding students recently traveled to Kernersville, North Carolina to tour t...
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Ms. Kathryn Pakkidis - Physical Science

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Kathy Pakkidis is a military brat who grew up in Virginia, California and Pennsylvania. She graduated high school from Eastern Lebanon County High School which is located in Myerstown, Pa. She then moved to Pittsburgh were she pursued a college degree. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Biology and Anthropology with a minor in Chemistry. After graduation, Kathy moved to Virginia where she worked as an accountant for several yours. During that time, Kathy completed a Masters of Education at the University of Mary Washington and began her teaching career at Riverbend H.S. in Spotsylvania County. During her four year tenure at Riverbend, Kathy taught Biology and Honors Biology. After moving to Wytheville in 2013, she now primarily teaches Physical Science and occasionally teaches Ecology and/or Biology as needed. Kathy is married to James Pakkidis, stepmother to James and Scott, and mother to Nikolas.