Weekly Bulletin – May 27 – 30, 2014


Weekly Bulletin

MAY 27 – 30, 2014





WORD OF THE WEEK: ZENITH.  All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place.  COMMENCEMENT: The ceremonies or the day for conferring degrees or diplomas; making a new beginning.




Allison Chen will go to a writing program at Smith College, Sandy Jiang will study wolves and moose on a backpacking trip in Michigan’s upper peninsula, Candy Luo has been selected as a Student Ambassador representing San Francisco in Osaka, Japan and Juan Avila will be spending five weeks at Stanford with the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program!  That’s just a taste of what our students will be doing this summer. 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.  Deadlines vary but they are approaching.  SUMMERFUND will be open THIS WEEK on Tuesday and Thursday 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.

GRADUATION: is Wednesday, May 28 at Bill Graham’s Auditorium at 1 PM.


Are you looking for a job or summer internship? Lots of applications are up on the Wellness Center’s website,galileoweb.org/wellness and click on “Programs and Internships”. There are applications Oasis for Girls, Project WHAT!, jobs for high school students, and more.


TRAVEL?  To Central America? To Nicaragua? There will be a presentation after school on Tuesday, May 20  in room 458.  Hear about community service and cultural immersion trips in June and July. No Spanish required but here’s your chance to learn the language. Learn about a life-changing opportunity  on Tuesday, May 20th after school in Room 458.


Make Music!  Make Sounds…and maybe make some money, too! You can learn all aspects of digital music production and sound design basics for video games and digitsl video FOR FREE.  After a 4 week afternoon program at the Bay Area Video Coalition, you could hook up for a paid internship!  Get more info at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A…open after school next week on Tuesday and Thursday!  Don’t wait…this program begins Monday, June 2nd!!


Have you ever wanted to create and produce an original play?  Do you want to perform?  Direct? Prepare for an audition?  The Magic Theatre in nearby Fort Mason has a high school program for all grades.  SUMMERFUNd can help you with your application and fundraising.  Room 458A next week on Tuesday and Thursday..


GIRLS ONLY!  Why aren’t more girls interested in orthopedics?  What is the relationship between engineers and orthopedic surgeons?  Here’s your opportunity to find out in a ONE Day program at San Francisco General Hospital.  It’s not until Saturday, August 23 but you apply to the Perry Outreach Program now to reserve your spot!  This FREE program fills quickly.  Meet women doctors, women med students and women engineering students!  Do it now!  Check in with SUMMERFUND after school today, Room 458A.


Green Energy Camp is a free 5 day program (Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20 at Skyline College) where students can create videos highlighting alternative energy.  Learn about solar solutions and energy       efficient products and services.  BART and bus to the campus in San Bruno.  SUMMERFUND can help you register, as well as assist in getting reduced price BART tickets.  Stop by SUMMERFUND in Room 458A after school Today…or next Tuesday, Thursday and Friday!


COSMOLOGY—defined as the branch of philosophy and science  that deals with the study of the universe!  You can learn more at the FREE Physics and Cosmology Workshop at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab at UC Berkeley from Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27.  Hear two Nobel prize winning professors and staff from Quarknet.  Explore particle physics and cosmology.  Applications are available at SUMMERFUND, Room 458A, today after school and next week—Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons.



Hello 9th-11th Graders:

Summer is almost here and if you’re looking for fun things to do, check out the following fairs.  Your college options can expand by just attending one college fair!


Meet the Deans: a health care profession fair.  6/26/14 @ 1:00-5:00pm @ Hilton SF Union Square on 333 O’Farrell St. SF

You must pre register:


Fine Art & Performing Arts Colleges: 10/26/14 @ South San Francisco Conference Center


Colleges that Change Lives:40 small liberal arts colleges that many colleges students like.  7/28/14 @ 7pm @ Santa Clara’s  Convention Centerwww.ctcl.org/events/san-francisco14


Association of Jesuit College & University


North American Coalitions for Christian Admissions Professionals


—  National College Fair: this is the biggest annual national college fair that usually takes place in the spring


—  WACAC College Fair @ CSU East Bay: this is the annual state level of college fair that usually takes place in the spring


WANT TO BUY A YEARBOOK?  BUT THEY ARE ALL GONE?  Go to Treering.com and use the passcode: 1013603647311717.  You can still design your custom pages.  They will ship the yearbook to your house.


The Salon & Spa at Skyline College

“Education and Excellence in Hair, Skin & Body Care.”



Are you creative and fashion-conscious, with a flair for style?

Do you love hair, makeup, skincare or body work?

We’d like to meet you! Come enjoy a “mocktail” at our happy hour event and learn more about certificates and degrees in Cosmetology, Esthetics and Massage Therapy.

Open House

 Thursday June 26, 2014


à Free information. Skyline College provides all students with health services, financial aid, disability resource centers, and academic advising.

à Demonstrations and Tour. See our cosmetology students at work styling or applying makeup to live models and explore our brand-new salon and spa.

3300 College Drive, Building 4 San Bruno CA 94066

Salon: (650) 738-4165        Spa (650) 738-4164


The Salon & Spa at Skyline College

à Questions Answered. Our staff and faculty can explain curriculum, career goals and program details. Find out if you’re a match for Cosmetology, Esthetics or Massage Therapy.