Weekly Bulletin – April 14 – 18, 2014


Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 14 – 18, 2014





WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SUBSIDIZE: To purchase the assistance of by payment; to aid of promote.




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  about opportunity, exposure and access for Galileo students.

Please  encourage students to find out about the many summer programs that are still available.  SUMMERFUND has information about the San Francisco Osaka Sister City student ambassador program (alums Judy Zhu and Tracy Pa were high school participants), FACES for the FUTURE summer medical academy, Visions community service programs, outdoor leadership experiences, writing programs  and the local psychology program, Summer Bridge.  Deadlines vary but they are approaching.  SUMMERFUND is open on Tuesday and Friday afternoons, Room 458A.


**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.

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.


ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

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!

9th, 10th and 11th graders…Are you interested in taking a three week trip to Japan?  You’ll fly for FREE and then live with a host family in Osaka, Japan.  Two Galileo students have already done this.  How?  They filled out an application,  participated in an interview and then were selected to represent San Francisco as  student ambassadors.  To prepare your application, see Ms. Kornblith at SUMMERFUND in room 458A on Tuesday or Friday afternoon.  The application deadline is Monday, April 21.


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.