Galena High School Students Sue School District, Beau Walker and Others

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A lawsuit filed by the mother and legal guardian of two Galena High School students — one a team manager for its baseball program and another an athlete on it — alleges various forms of harassment, including hazing, bullying, racism, death threats, and child pornography within its baseball team program. This action names Washoe County School District Superintendent Beau Walker as well as individual members from their baseball squad in its lawsuit.

Academics

Sigal Chattah and Joe Gilbert filed a lawsuit on June 1 against Washoe County School District, Galena High’s baseball coach, and dean of students, alleging libel, harassment, sexual and physical assault, stalking, bullying, racism, death threats, child pornography, embezzlement within Galena High’s Grizzlies baseball program. This suit was brought by Brooklyn Toni (former manager at Galena) as well as Dominique Jardin (mother/legal guardian of an ex-Grizzlies player).

Niko Pezonella attended Galena High School in Reno, Nevada, as a catcher on Beau Walker’s Grizzlies baseball team.

Athletics

At the school, various sports are offered, including football, basketball, baseball, and track. Additionally, Beau Walker – an accomplished wrestler himself – serves as the head coach of the school’s wrestling team, which was recently ranked ninth nationally.

Lawyers Sigal Chattah and Joe Gilbert filed a lawsuit against Washoe County School District, Galena High School baseball coach Beau Walker, and the dean of students to address allegations of libel, harassment, sexual and physical assault, stalking, racism, death threats, and embezzlement within the Grizzlies baseball program. It’s shocking, yet true.

Niko Pezonella is a catcher for the Grizzlies. In 2018, he earned second-team all-league recognition and was named Defensive Player of the Year.

Fine Arts

Students participating in the arts can utilize their creativity to connect with and bring joy to the community, such as dancing for children with special needs or serving as leaders for performance groups and community service programs such as Memory Project or CT Inclusive Dance.

Sigal Chattah and Joe Gilbert filed a lawsuit against Washoe County School District, Galena High baseball coach Beau Walker, members of his Grizzlies team as well as members of Washoe County School District that contains severe allegations of libel, harassment, physical and sexual assault, stalking, racism, death threats, and child pornography – which took place online and off. These violations targeted two students involved, with one being the team manager and the other player on the Grizzlies team.

Careers

Niko Pezonella – 2020 (FR): Graduated Galena High School in Reno, Nevada, with a 5.1 weighted GPA and plans on majoring in engineering…I played baseball for head coach Beau Walker, as well as competed in football competitions.

Sigal Chattah and Joe Gilbert filed a lawsuit on behalf of two students at Galena High School who served as baseball team managers: one girl was managing, and one boy played, which included allegations of libel, harassment, sexual and physical assaults, stalking, bullying racism death threats child pornography embezzlement within its baseball program. The Washoe County School District baseball coach and the dean of students have all been named as defendants.