SEPTEMBER 4 – 7, 2012
WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. CONVENTIONAL: Formed by agreement or compact; according with, sanctioned by or based on convention; ordinary; common place.
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: email@example.com. 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.
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
THE WELLNESS CENTER is now accepting applications for the Youth Outreach Worker (YOW) Program. Students become leaders in promoting health and wellness while building their resumes and getting paid! Send interested students down to Room 151 for more information.
ASB STORE in Room 150 is selling healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.
ASB STOREis selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.
ALOHA DANCEis Friday, September 7 in the cafeteria from 7 – 11 PM. Music is by DJ Wes from Wild 94.9. First 300 students will get a free Hawaiian lei. Digital photography by Prestige. Must show ID with picture. Doors will close at 8:30 PM. Tickets are sold at ASB store @ $5 with current ASB card sticker and $10 w/o.
WELLNESS YOUTH OUTREACH WORKER:Are you interested in being a Wellness Youth Outreach Worker? You can learn new skills, be a leader in promoting student health and wellness, build your resume, and even get paid. Applications are now available in the Wellness Center, Room 151. Stop by this week for more information, ask for Casey.
* COLLEGE PRESENTATIONS: ALL students are welcome to attend (particularly seniors!) . Teachers, please encourage your students to learn more about their college options:
During each presentation, a college admission officer or representative will be there to talk about their college and provide more in-depth inside information about the school.
LOCATION: Room 358, after-school.
Thu, Sept. 6, 2 PM: UC Davis & Marlboro College (Vermont)
Mon, Sept. 10 3 PM: Stanford University & Scripps College (Claremont)
Thu, Sept. 13, 2 PM: University of Oregon
Mon, Sept. 17, 3 PM: USC & Mills College (CA) (
Thu, Sept. 20, 2 PM: Mt. Holyoke (MA) (This presentation will be in room 258F)
Mon, Sept. 24, 3 PM: Wellesley (MA)
Thu, Sept. 27, 2 PM: Williams College (MA)
Mon, Oct. 1, 3 PM: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Tues, Oct. 9, 3 PM: Cal Poly Pomona (CSU)
Thu, Oct. 11, 2 PM: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
For a more updated list, please talk to Bai Zhen in the counseling office, room 258F. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
* QUESTBRIDGE application workshop: Room 358, after-school on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Seniors: Interested in learning more about Questbridge, a program that connects low-income students who are high-achievers with some of America’s best private colleges. Students have an opportunity to receive a full-scholarships and resources. Come and learn more about it.