Weekly Bulletin – February 3 – 7, 2014

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 3 – 7, 2014





WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. OXYMORON:  A combination of contradictory or incongruous words as in “cruel kindness.”




THE GALILEO LOVEFEST: is on February 14th! We are offering over 45 n-class presentations about healthy relationships and sexual health. Wellness will send out an email soon announcing how to sign up. Be sure to take a look and sign up to have presenters come to present in your class on Friday, February 14th! There will also be a courtyard carnival and marriage booth at lunch- we will be sending out extra credit opportunities for students to participate in if teachers are interested.


Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:


Please submit your applications 3 weeks before the following General PTSA meetings:

March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go togalileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com


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 questioGALILEO ACADEMY

ns 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

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




ASB STORE in Room 150  is selling healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

LETTERMAN JACKETS will be on sale Tuesday, Feb.4 in front of the auditorium during lunch time. Free embroidery – “T-Day Champ 2013” for football players..


Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms krohne during lunch in 202.

LUNAR NEW YEAR ROOM DECORATING CONTEST: is Thursday, Feb. 7. All clubs and classes can participate. 1st prize is pizza party, 2nd prize is Snapple fruit juice cans for participants, and healthy snack bags for participants. Deadline to turn in your application to participate is Feb. 4 to ASB office.

LION DANCING: will perform on Friday, Feb.7 in the courtyard during lunch time. Galileo students performed on national TV, America’s Got Talent and reached the quarter finals last year. The performance is to celebrate the new year 2014 and to celebrate the scientist, Galileo’s birthday.

THE BOAT DANCE is Saturday night, March 15 from 7 – 11 PM. Theme is “Dancing On Water.” Dress is semi-formal. Must board at 7 PM at Pier 41. Must show ID at the door. Photography by Prestige. Valentine special – 2 tickets for $50 sold at ASB store starting Feb. 12 to 14. Tickets will increase $30 with current ASB card sticker and $35 w/o from Feb. 18 – 28. Guest ticket is $45 sold at the Dean’s office. Prices will continue to go up in March. Sign up to run for Queen and King of the Sea.

THE GALILEO LOVEFEST is two weeks away! On Valentine’s Day join Wellness, the GSA,  and many community organizations from all over the city to learn about  healthy relationships and sexual decision making. Join us for the lunchtime carnival, games, music, and the GSA’s marriage booth!