Weekly Bulletin – February 27 – March 2, 2012

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 2, 2012





WORD OF THE WEEK:   METICULOUS: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. METICULOUS: Marked by extreme or excessive care in the consideration or treatment of details.

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: grinnellb@galileoweb.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

GALILEO PTSA EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT GRANT APPLICATIONS: The Galileo PTSA is 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.
GALILEO PARENT/CAREGIVER WORKSHOP: – Wednesday March 7, 2012 6:30-8pm

Please spread the word to your students and their families and encourage them to join Wellness, the PTSA and Futurama in learning about Beyond Parental Control(s): How Digital media is Changing the Way Our Teens Think & Feel!
Free dinner and Spanish and Cantonese Translation will be provided – see Galileo Parent/Caregiver calendar for more info.

NOMINATIONS FOR TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: will be distributed by ASB and class officers on Wed., Feb. 29 during homeroom period.


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.

ASB CARD STICKERS:ASB is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00 in room 150. Discounts will be offered for Galileo sweatshirts, t-shirts, dances, and other school spirit

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.

CAL-GRANT: Seniors, you may still submit your Cal-Grant forms to Bai Zhen, in room 258F. Please submit it as soon as possible.

SENIORS:  Those who have not signed up for College/Career, please do so ASAP. This is a graduation requirement and last session is March 2, 2012.           Ms. Chan

ATTENTION JUNIORS, SOPHOMORES, AND FRESHMEN: STANFORD UNIVERSITY campus field trip on Thursday, April 5 (all day). Priority for junior students who are highly interested in Stanford.  Students will have a tour of the campus, informational panel from students, and will have all-you-can-eat at Stern Dining Commons, one of the best at Stanford. If interested, go see Bai Zhen in room 258F for a permission slip. Thanks.
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.
DO YOU LIKE JAMBA JUICE? Do you like winning free prizes? Enter the Wellness Question of the Month for your chance to win a Jamba Juice gift card! February’s question is about tobacco, and on March 1st there will be a new question and a new chance to win! Drop off the correct answer in room 151 or online at galileoweb.org/wellness.

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.

MOC SAT PRACTICE: Anyone interested in taking the Mock SAT to practice for the real SAT, please see Ms. Marshman in the Counseling Office. Deadline to register is February 24th. The test will be held afterschool at Galileo on February 28th.
ASB ELECTION: Do you wish to run for 2012-2013 ASB Office? Pick up a petition ASB Office.
BOAT DANCE is Saturday, March 10 from 7 – 11 PM.
SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL: will be on Friday, March 9 during lunch time. Clubs must submit their proposals at ECM.
 CLASS ELECTIONS: – Do you wish to run for 2012 -2013 senior, junior, or freshmen office? Pick up petitions at ASB office.
SENIORS VS. TEACHERS/STAFF VOLLEYBALL GAME: is Friday, March 2 during lunch time in Van Ness gym
SENIORS VS. TEACHERS/STAFF BASKETBALL GAME: is Thursday, March 15 during lunch time in  Van Ness gym.

NOMINATIONS FOR TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: will be distributed by ASB and class officers on Wed., Feb. 29 during homeroom period.

SPIRIT WEEK SPECIAL SALE: Galileo black hooded sweatshirt is now $20 at ASB store. Limited sizes
SPIRIT WEEK is March 5 – 9. Here are the dress-up days:
Monday – PJ Day
Tuesday – Twin Day
Wednesday – Bay Area or Gal Gear Day (wear Galileo sweatshirt)
Thursday – Color Competition (Frosh wear purple, Soph wear white, Jr wear pink, Sr wear black)
Friday – Fancy Friday (wear something like the business world)