SEPTEMBER 15 – 19, 2014
WORD OF THE WEEK: ABOUND. All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ARDUOUS: Requiring much energy and vigor; strenuous; difficult.
**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES: Please email bulletin notices to: firstname.lastname@example.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 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 is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.
ASB CARDSTICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.
Wild 94.9will play your favorite music on Friday, Sept. 19 during lunch time in the courtyard.
HOMECOMING COURT: Do you wish to run for homecoming court? Pick up petitions at ASB office in room 150. Deadline to turn in petition is Sept. 22. Voting is at Homecoming Dance.
70th HOMECOMING SONG & YELL CONTEST; is Friday, Oct. 3. You get points if you purchase ASB card stickers and homecoming dance tickets. Deadline is Oct. 2 by 4:00 PM.
HOMECOMING DANCE: is Friday, October 3 in the cafeteria from 6:30 – 10:00 PM. DJ is from SOS Entertainment. Free photo booth pictures and neon necklaces. Raffle tickets will be given out for a chance to win two tickets to the Winter Ball. Doors close at 8:30 PM. Must show ID photo at door. Ticket prices are $8 with current ASB card stickers from Sept. 22 – 26 sold at ASB store. Price will go up to $10. Tickets are $15 without ASB sticker. Guest tickets are sold at Dean’s office. Cost is $15. There is no refund.
OKTOBERFEST FOOD FESTIVAL: is Oct. 10 during lunch time in the courtyard. Clubs need to submit their food proposals at Executive Student Council meetings held every Monday in room 153 at 3:15 PM.
GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
The Counseling Center will host our first on campus College Fair on Wednesday, October 1st in the courtyard during lunch. Please wear your favorite college gear to support this event. Thank you for encouraging students to participate…perhaps offering them extra points for stopping by the tables to talk to admission reps. will motivate them to utilize this resource. Thank you for your support!
For 10th, 11th & 12th Grades:
If you’re interested in getting paid for gardening & learning job skills, check out the Employment & Volunteer Bulletin on the College & Career website or the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.
For 11th & 12th:
If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college or visit colleges for free, check out the College & Career website or the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.
9/15 @ 3:30pm U CAN go to college (HBCU Fair) at Mission High School. Bus will depart from Galileo at 3:30pm. If you’re interested, please sign up with Mr. Harper in the Counseling Center.
If you plan to apply to UCB, have a weighted UC GPA of 3.7 and demonstrate strong
leadership or commitment to community service, please consider applying for the UBC Incentive Awards Program for a $32,000 scholarship. The application deadline is 9/25.
For questions, please ask Michael or Ms. S. Chan in the College & Career Center.
9/17 @ 2:30pm RM 154 Common Application Essay Workshop by Smith College
9/18 @ 2:30pm RM 104 Come and work on your UC application with us!
Thur. 9/25 @ 5:30pm CafeteriaThe College Application Process Workshop for senior parents & students. This workshop covers everything about the different college applications. It will be in Chinese, English, and Spanish.
For 9th 10th 11th & 12th: Many college admission counselors are visiting Galileo, please come meet them:
9/16 6-8pm Christian College Fair in San Jose. For details, check the College & Career Center calendar.
Thur. 9/18 @ 5:30pm CafeteriaHow to Choose the Most Ideal Workshop for all grade level parents & students. This is an in depth workshop regarding college choices. It will be in Chinese, Spanish, and English.
Fri. 9/19 @ 12:20pm RM 154 UC Riverside
Wed. 10/1 @ lunch time Court Yard College Fair for every grade level students & parents. Students can meet different college admission counselor in person to learn more about their college. It will be in English only.
Please be sure to visit the College & Career Center calendar for a more updated