Weekly Bulletin – March 24 – 28, 2014


Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 24 – 28, 2014





WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place.  RIFE: Abundant; common; copiously supplied; abounding.




WELLNESS: Would you like support with brainstorming interventions for students who who might be sleeping, disruptive or struggling in your classes? Wellness has two manuals, the BRIM and the PIM, that categorize different kinds of students behaviors and ways that teachers and staff can productively intervene. If you would like any support with using this resource please come to Wellness and speak with Jessica, Naomi or Nurse Kitchell.

SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS:  Summer School Applications are available now.  Check the WAD for directions.  You must apply on Ed-Join.  See Bettie Grinnell if you have questions of problems.


SUMMERFUNd is inundated with summer program information.  Please tell your students about the benefits of SUMMERFUNd and encourage them to fill out the 2013-2014 purple interest form that can be found in the plastic folder beside the door to 458A.  The office is open Tuesday and Friday afternoons…and most evenings… Knowledgeable SUMMERFUNders and Ms. K. will help find students programs and shepherd them through the application and scholarship (if applicable) processes. There are wilderness programs, writing programs, science programs, language programs, community service programs, research programs, art programs (and more!)!  SUMMERFUNders have had life changing experiences!


“GALILEO PTSA EDUCATION GRANT APPLICATIONS The last PTSA general meeting for the 2013/14 school year will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:


Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:


Please submit your applications 3 weeks before meetings: 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


**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.


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, book covers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.


SENIOR PANORAMA: is Wednesday, March 26 on the athletic field during homeroom period.

SENIORS VS TEACHERS/STAFF BASKETBALL GAME: is on Thursday, March 27 during lunch time in the Van Ness gym.


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


CHINESE KARAOKE CONTEST: is Friday night, April 11 in the auditorium. Buy tickets from the Chinese Culture Club officers or at the door.


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.


TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.


ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: Do you wish to run for 2014 – 2015 ASB or class office? You can pick up petitions at the ASB office, room 150. Deadline to turn in petitions is Monday, March 24 by 4:00 PM to ASB office.. ASB Election Assembly is April 11. ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.


GALILEO YEARBOOK: Deadline to Purchase and Edit your Yearbook: March 17

To purchase your yearbook login to your Galileoweb email and click any link from Treering (the yearbook website). Follow the directions to sign up and purchase your yearbook.  You may use a credit card or check.  See Ms. Field in Rm 453 or Ms. Ly in Rm 414 if you need help with your Galileoweb password or have trouble ordering. When you are done editing your custom pages, be sure to set your pages to “print ready” so they get printed. Code is: 1013603647311717.


Are you interested in psychology or ever thought about being a therapist or social worker? RAMS is looking for students ages 16-20 to participate in their Summer Bridge Program. Summer Bridge is a 8 week mentorship program where students will learn about the field of psychology/social work. They will attend field trips, participate in workshops & groups and will be paid stipend of about $500 at the end of the program. Come to Wellness to get an application!

TRAVEL 2000 miles to the University of New Hampshire to join Project SMART!  There are scholarships.  This is a hands on opportunity to study either  Marine and Environmental Science or Space Science or Biotechnology and Nanotechnology.  For more information and help with your application, visit SUMMERFUNd on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

Are you interested in exploring current global issues and learning Spanish or French? Do you want to make new friends?  Live on a college campus? Find out what it’s like to live in a small town?  Discover Minnesota?  SUMMERFUNd will help you with your application to the 3-week Language and Global Issues Summer Institute at Carleton College.  The scholarship deadline is Thursday, March 27.  There’s not much time so see Ms. K. in 458A this Tuesday afternoon!!!


Are you curious about the ocean?  What kinds of life are BELOW the ocean floor?  Here’s an opportunity to spend one week on Catalina Island, California as a marine scientist.  This program is FREE and includes airfare!  If you are in 9th or 10th grade you can apply at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.


DOCTORS, NURSES, DENTISTS…OH MY!  Calling 10th graders who are interested in these and other healthcare careers.  SUMMERFUNd now has applications for PITCH, a FREE 3 week program at UCSF, Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 25. The application is due Monday, March 17.  Come to 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for more information and an application.