Weekly Bulletin – February 10 – 14, 2014


Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 10 – 14, 2014





WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PARAMETER:  Limits or boundaries; guidelines; characteristic or factor; aspect, element.




“GALILEO PTSA EdUCATION GRANG APPLICATIONS will be presented at the February 26, 2014 general PTSA meeting.

Note the change of date from March 12, 2014 to Feb. 26.  If you have not done so, please submit your applications ASAP (latest is Feb. 19) for consideration

at this meeting.  Otherwise, the next and last PTSA general meeting will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:



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.



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.


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 one week 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!


TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Nomination slips will be distributed on Wed/Thurs, Feb. 26/27 during HR. Final election will be held on Wed., March 19 during HR. Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

It’s February but there’s lots of information available about summer programs. What about an outdoor adventure: backpacking, mountain climbingand camping with Outward Bound? Do you want to learn about medicine? The application for the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program must be postmarked by  Saturday, February 15 . What about a writing course at
Carleton College, Smith College, Lake Forest College or Denison University? Come learn about opportunities Tuesday and Friday afternoons at SUMMERFUND in Room 458A.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS is a an environmental, outdoor program that offers and 14 day summer outdoor trip and then meets monthly during the school year
beginning next September.  It’s FREE! The deadline to apply is Saturday, February 15.  Find out more at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.