FEBRUARY 13 – 16, 2012
WORD OF THE WEEK: FURLOUGH: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. FURLOUGH: To lay off from work;a leave of absence granted from duty, especially to a soldier.
ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.
**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES: Please email bulletin notices to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am. Mrs. Grinnell
SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM: The Substitute System’s phone number: 345-0064. The old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational. The on-line system remains the same. If you have any questions please let me know.
ATTENDANCE: Teachers– Please check your Galileo e-mail for Attendance Notices. Most importantly, Notice of Missing Attendance will be sent to all teachers via e-mail who have failed to turn in attendance strips by 4:00 pm the previous day. Please turn in the attendance strip or reply with the names of absent students so that your non-recorded attendance can be cleared. Thank You. Ms. Mallen.
SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION: Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late. See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $20–checks or cash welcome! Social Committee
HOT COFFEE is available every morning for $.75 a cup and fresh baked COOKIES are available for $.25 each in room 212 or 214. Thank you for helping support the special education programs. Ms. Wlodaver and Ms. McDonagh
PARKING COURTESY: Please do not block other cars in both the Bay Street and the Polk Street parking lots. If you have to block a car, do it only for a few minutes and leave your Galileo Parking Hanger in plain sight in your car. If you do not have a Galileo Parking Hanger, see Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office. Mrs. Grinnell
accepting Grant Applications from teachers and staff in need of funding for projects, equipment and/or supplies. We urge staff to apply for these grants as last year we did not use all of our budgeted money. For further information please visit galileoweb.org/ptsa. Grant applications may be turned in to Karin Lau, room 206 or main office PTSA mailbox.
NEED A PRESENT FOR VALENTINE’S DAY? Delivered in class with a card? Order your box of organic fair trade chocolate truffles from AoHT in Rm 453 or the courtyard on Valentine’s Day and have them delivered 5th Period. Each beautifully decorated box includes a variety of flavors: coffee, orange, white chocolate, nut, and toffee. Just add your special words to the card and we’ll deliver.
ASB STORE: is selling Galileo t-shirts, sweatshirts, lanyard key chains, pennants, lab books, pens, pencils, book covers, district approved nutritional snacks and beverages during lunch time and after school in room 150.
SENIORS: Come by Ms. Chan’s office to pick up your latest transcript during lunch or after school. Please also check my webpage galileoweb.org/chan and your school loop email for updates on important information pertaining to seniors.
SENIORS: Community College Application Workshops on the following dates/times in Computer Lab 104
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2:10-3:30 PM
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2:10-6:00 PM PM
CCSF PLACEMENT EXAM will be at Galileo on: Friday, February 24, 8 AM-12 PM. Sign-up with Bai Zhen @ the counseling office, 258F.
CAL-GRANT: Seniors, you may still submit your Cal-Grant forms to Bai Zhen, in room 258F. Please submit it as soon as possible.
WANT A JOB? Come visit the Job Bulletin Board in the Counseling Office. Also check Ms. Marshman’s website (http://galileoweb.org/marshmanl) and click on “Jobs” for recent postings. GOT QUESTIONS about birth control, pregnancy testing, or STD?s? Stop by the Wellness Center Room 151 during lunchtime or after school to make a confidential medical appointment.
WELLNESS: Are you looking to participate in a paid internship or program this semester? The Galileo Wellness website has up-to-date information to connect you with programs in your community. Visit galileoweb.org/wellness or stop by the Wellness Center, Room 151!
THE ACADEMY of HOSPITALITY & TOURISM (AoHT) senior class is selling raffle tickets to win amazing prizes; such as a $100 gift card to Palio D’Asti Italian restaurant, two Giants tickets, a hotel night stay at the Marriott Marquis, InterContiental Hotel, Galleria Park Hotel and Hotel Kabuki/Tomo, dinner for 2 at Chez Panisse Cafe, NFL Baby package, Starbucks gift card and more. The drawing will be on Feb 29th, leap day. Each raffle ticket is only one DOLLAR each! There are over 40 prizes worth more than $2100! See Ms. Field or any AoHT Senior to buy tickets.