Weekly Bulletin – April 23 – 27, 2012
APRIL 23 – 27, 2012
WORD OF THE WEEK: PREPONDERANCE: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PREPONDERANCE: Superiority in weight, power, importance or strength; superiority or excess in number or quantity; majority.
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
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.
WELLNESS: Please encourage your students to visit my.YOWhoo.org, an educational & interactive website designed specifically for teens in San Francisco. Students can participate in a poll and be entered to win raffle prizes, including two $100 VISA cards and 5 sets of movie tickets. Contact Casey in Room 151 for more information!
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: Keep in mind that you won’t be able to graduate without the college/career requirement. See me as soon as possible if you have not completed the requirement.
Those who still need to submit the Advance PE form, the absolute deadline is April 20, 2012.
HOT TOPICS: Interested in knowing more about hot topics affecting teens in San Francisco? Visit My.YOWhoo.org, a website designed specifically for YOU. Participate in a poll and enter a raffle to win prizes like $100 VISA cards and movie tickets. Contact Casey in Room 151 for more information!
JUNIORS: if you have not taken college and career, please see Ms. Ho during lunch or after school to sign up! You will need to complete this graduation requirement before the end of your junior year as the college and career course will no longer be offered next year to seniors. The course is offered every Tuesday and Friday after school for the month of April and will continue into May, if necessary.
SuperSATurday College Rally and Resource Fair
Bay Area High School Students: You Can’t Lose if You Choose. Find out how at the SuperSATurday College Rally and Resource Fair on April 28th 1-5PM at Laney College. This FREE event features KMEL, KBLX and celebrity guests such as: Sway Calloway, Big Von, PopLyfe, Nio tha Gift, Deja Bryson, the Oakland Raiders and more. Get Free college and S.A.T. or A.C.T. information, college swag, win prizes and learn how you can get a free S.A.T. or A.C.T. Pre-register to guarantee admission at choosecollege4life.com or call 510-614-3400. Space is limited.
AP CHEMISTRY: For students, who signed-up for AP chemistry, next year, please come to room 406 after school on Friday, June 4 to pickup your textbook and to get information on your summer assignment. Mr. Matsumoto