May 18 – 22, 2015
WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. VORACIOUS: craving or consuming large quantities of food; exceedingly eager or avid.
**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
SENIORS: Order your caps and gowns, senior rings and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.
SENIOR BREAKFAST: is May 22nd in the Cafeteria at 8:30am.
CAPS AND GOWNS: Will be distributed on Thursday, May 21st in the Auditorium at 10:00am.
GRADUATION: Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00pm at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
For 9th, 10th, & 11th:
6/5 & 7/10 @1pm-3pm @ Notre Dame de Namur University Meet current students, faculty and staff to discover what makes us special. We will be offering campus tours and an overview of the admissions and financial aid process. To RSVP: https://info.ndnu.edu/undergraduate-event-open-house
7/27 @ 7pm-8:30pm @ Santa Clara Convention Center Colleges that Change Lives Fair There are about 40 small private colleges in this group. They offer this free college fair. They provide student centered education. Check them out: CTCL.org
Chinese speaking students: Thrivent Financial is will provide FREE professional mentorship to 12 high school students with 6 mentors from different professions. To apply: www.Lcholyspirit.org or call 415-661-1120 for questions.
PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment. For details or to sign up: https://www.pageforteens.org/
If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.
Summer programs are highly valued by college. If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.
5/20 @ 11:25am @ Auditorium All juniors must report to the auditorium for an important assembly.
Congratulations on graduating from high school. You’ve accomplished another milestone. Please complete the Senior Exit Survey by 5/20 and ask either Vicki or Ms. S. Chan to sign you out. Here is the survey link: https://goo.gl/nqIy66
Scholarships you may want to apply for:
Odenza Vacations Scholarship for $500: Must be between 17 and 24 on 9/1/2015, 2.5 minimum GPA, Resident of U.S. or Canada, Submit answer to essay question. Apply by 6/1/2015. https://www.odenzavacationsscholarships.com/
Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship for $1,000: Be a graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school within the last 2 years, Be enrolled in a college level program, university or an accredited automotive technical program by the September of the year you are applying, Priority given to those pursuing a career in automotive aftermarket. Apply by 6/15/2015.
BBG Communications Scholarship for $1000: Between 16 and 17 on June 30, 2015, Submit answers to 2 essay questions, Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of award, 2.5 minimum GPA, U.S. or Canadian citizen . Apply by 6/30/2015. http://www.breylancommunications.com/bbgcommunications/132/scholarships.php
The Chinese Acacia Club (CAC) for $1,000: Acceptance to a college or university, 3.8 minimum GPA, Submit complete senior year transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation from faculty member or counselor, California resident. Apply by 7/1/2015.
Go to the Galileo College and Career Center to ask for an application.
George Geng On Lee Scholarship for $1,000: Minority students, Financial need, U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Apply by Mid-July.
Please be sure to check the Scholarship List for more scholarships and apply to as many scholarships as you can. Check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.
Ms. S. Chan
College & Career Counselor