Weekly Bulletin – October 22 – 26, 20112
OCTOBER 22 – 26, 2012
WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ETHEREAL: Of or relating to the regions beyond the earth; celestial; heavenly; lacking material substance; related to, containing or resembling a chemical ether.
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.
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. For further information please visit galileoweb.org/ptsa. Grant applications may be turned in to the PTSA mailbox in the main office. If you have questions email the Grants’ Chair Claire Siegel at email@example.com or call her at 415.350.5697.
G-HOUSE TV AND INTERCOM ANNOUNCEMENTS: Teachers: Please be cognizant of allowing students to listen to morning and homeroom announcements. Many are important for students to get info on sports, events, activities, or educational opportunities. Some teachers are hanging the phones up or not turning the t.v. on for G-House. These actions deprive the students of notifications and they miss out. Thank you. Don Papa
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.
COLLEGE APPLICATION ASSISTANCE WORKSHOPS: Location: Room 104, AFTER-SCHOOL until 6 PM
Come get support on your UC, CSU, Common App, and Community College
(CC) applications! First come, first serve!
You may work on ANY of your applications at anytime! On certain days,
we’ll have a college visit us as well at the workshop!
Before you come to the workshop, do: (1) Start your application and
ask me question at the workshop
(2) Bring copy of transcript. (3) For UC/Private, fill out my
appraisal form, download here: galileoweb.org/college/letter
UC/CSU DEADLINE: NOV. 30
Mon, Oct. 22: Smith College (MA), Common App Application
Thu, Oct. 25: University of San Francisco, Common App Application
Mon, Oct. 29 CSU Application
Thu, Nov. 1: University of CA, Santa Barbara, UC Application, Personal Statement
Mon, Nov. 5: University of CA, Berkeley, UC Application, Personal Statement
Tues, Nov. 13 UC, CSU, Private App, CC
Thu, Nov. 15 UC, CSU, Private App, CC
Mon, Nov. 19 UC, CSU, Private App, CC
Tues, Nov. 20: CSU East Bay
Mon, Nov. 26: University of CA, Berkeley
Tues, Nov. 27 UC, CSU, Private App, CC
FINAL Workshop! Thur, Nov. 29 UC, CSU, Private App, CC
“PSAT: Wed, Oct. 17 @ Galileo
All Sophomores will be taking the PSAT on Wed. Oct. 17.
Juniors: If you are interested in taking them, please sign up with Mr. Barbour or Bai Zhen in the counseling office, room 258. Please signup ASAP, spaces are limited for Juniors. Why take PSAT? To prepare for the SAT and to also qualify for the National Merit Scholarship.”
STILL LOOKING FOR A JOB? Enterprise for High School Students is offering a 14-week job training program that can lead to a paid internship at Gap and Old Navy stores in San Francisco. Stop by the Wellness Center, Room 151, for more information!
“The Galileo Ping Pong Club is back!
We will meet every Wednesday, at lunch, in Room 350. A table and two rackets are available but you are welcome to bring your own racket. All levels of player are welcome! First meeting: Wednesday, October 24, Lunch, Room 350. See you there!”