Weekly Bulletin – May 14 – 18, 2012

GALILEO ACADEMY
Weekly Bulletin

MAY 14 – 18 ,2012

SUBLIMINAL

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:  SUBLIMINAL  : All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SUBLIMINAL: Perceived below the level of consciousness; of too low an intensity to produce a clear awareness.

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 attendancecan 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.
WELLNESS: Do you know students who are looking for a paid internship or program this summer ? The Galileo Wellness website has up-to-date information to connect your students with programs in the community. Visit galileoweb.org/wellness or direct students to the Wellness Center, Room 151!

 To: All teachers/staff and students.
Everyone is welcome to show up. If you are planning to come, please RSVP with me via email: zhenb@galileoweb.org

Event: Gates Millenium Scholarship and APIASF scholarship information session.

Date/Time: Thursday, May 17th after-school (from 2:10-3 pm) in room 255,

Details: Phong Luu from Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS), two national scholarship organizations that serve Asian American and Pacific Islander students will be sharing information about the eligibility requirements and best practices for counselors and teachers to help prepare students to complete a thorough scholarship application. According to him, students are 30% more likely to complete an application when they have educators assisting with the application process. With a focus in the STEM fields at Galileo, there are opportunities for some of these students to earn 10-year scholarships from the Gates Foundation! Students are welcome to show up to learn more about scholarship opportunities.

NEW FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE–CHECK THE GALILEO WEBSITE AND YOUR EMAIL!  SCHOOL IS OUT EACH DAY AT 12:45pm 5/21-5/25. 


 

STUDENTS


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.

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.

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.

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

LAST DANCE AND YEARBOOK SIGNING PARTY: is Friday, May 18 in the cafeteria from 7 – 11 PM. Tickets will be sold at ASB office starting May 9.

SENIOR BREAKFAST: is Monday, May 21 in the cafeteria starting at 8:00 AM.
CAPS AND GOWNS: will be delivered on Monday, May 21 in the auditorium at 10:30 AM. Those seniors, who did not pre-order, can still purchase them. Cost is $38.
GRADUATION: Ceremony at Bill Graham’s Civic Auditorium will be on Wednesday, May 23 starting at 1:00 PM. The keynote speaker will be Mayor Ed Lee.

WELLNESS: Are you looking to participate in a paid internship or program this summer? 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!


To: All teachers/staff and students.
Everyone is welcome to show up. If you are planning to come, please RSVP with me via email: zhenb@galileoweb.org

Event: Gates Millenium Scholarship and APIASF scholarship information session.

Date/Time: Thursday, May 17th after-school (from 2:10-3 pm) in room 255,

Details: Phong Luu from Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS), two national scholarship organizations that serve Asian American and Pacific Islander students will be sharing information about the eligibility requirements and best practices for counselors and teachers to help prepare students to complete a thorough scholarship application. According to him, students are 30% more likely to complete an application when they have educators assisting with the application process. With a focus in the STEM fields at Galileo, there are opportunities for some of these students to earn 10-year scholarships from the Gates Foundation! Students are welcome to show up to learn more about scholarship opportunities.