Weekly Bulletin – May 18 – 22, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

May 18 – 22, 2015

VORACIOUS

FACULTY/STAFF

 

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: grinnellb1@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 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

STUDENTS

 

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.

 

For 11th:

5/20 @ 11:25am @ Auditorium     All juniors must report to the auditorium for an important assembly.

For 12th:

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.

https://www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm

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.

https://www.capturethedream.org/programs/scholarship-fund/

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.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 11 – 15, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

May 11 – 15, 2015

VAPID

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. VAPID: lacking or having lost life. sharpness or flavor; insipid, flat; without liveliness of spirit; flat;  dull or tedious.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@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 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

STUDENTS

 

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:

5/11 7:00pm-8pm @ Mountain View HS             Dartmouth College              Come learn about admission updates on one of the well-respected colleges in the country.  To RSVP: https://dartgo.org/ontheroad

5/17 9am-5pm @ Stanford University in Palo Alto        Pre-Vet. Club            If you’re 15 years old, interested in veterinary school or working with animals, check out this FREE event with lunch.  Hear talks from veterinarians in various careers, talk to current veterinary students & alumni from different veterinary schools.  Learn about ways to volunteer locally and get valuable experience caring for animals.

Pre-registration is required and deadline is 5/16 (or when enrollment is maxed): www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/prevetexpo

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.

 

For 10th & 11th:

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandize (FIDM) has offered our school 2 scholarships.  This scholarship is worth $300 each for a three day summer class from 6/23-6/25 (all day).  It is good for any FIDM campus.  Priority is given to current juniors.

If you’re interested, please let Ms. S. Chan know by 5/11/15.

For 11th:

5/14 Lunch time @ RM 104           CCSF             If you want to take classes for free at CCSF this summer or next fall, please attend this info. & application workshop.

5/15 Lunch time @ RM 104           CCSF             If you want to take classes for free at CCSF this summer or next fall, please attend this info. & application workshop.

Ladies, if you plan to or want to apply to Mount Holyoke, a top liberal arts women’s college in Massachusetts State, please let Ms. S. Chan know.  She will be happy to recommend you for a FREE fly-in program.  Please let her know by 5/15.

 

For 12th:

Please complete the Senior Survey by 5/15.  You have to do this on-line and then come the College & Career Center to get Ms. S. Chan’s signature so she can sign you out.  https://goo.gl/nqIy66

5/14 2:15pm-3:15pm RM 555         Scholarship & Internship for SFSU          If you plan to attend SFSU, be sure to come to this meeting so that you can apply for potential paid internship and scholarships for SFSU.

If you want to know how to check your Cal. Grant account, please check School Loop for instructions.

Scholarships you can apply to:

Get Girls Golfing Scholarship ($1,500): Graduating senior, Must of have played high school golf, Attending a 2 or 4 year college as a full time student, Intends to play golf on a college team.  Apply by 5/15/2015. https://www.mygolfinstructor.com/scholarship/

SF Promise Scholarship ($1,000 renewable annually): 2.5 GPA, Completed FAFSA, Attend SFSU, Earn at least 24 units per academic year (which is equivalent to being a full-time student).  Apply by 5/15/2015.  www.sfpromise.sfsu.edu

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.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 4 – 8, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

May 4 – 8, 2015

UNINTERESTED

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. UNINTERESTED: having or showing no feeling of interest; indifferent; not personally concerned in something.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@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 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

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

SENIOR BREAKFAST: is Friday, May 22 in the cafeteria at 8:30 AM.

 

CAPS AND GOWNS; will be delivered on Thursday, May 21 in the auditorium at 10:00 AM.

 

GRADUATION: at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Wed., May 27 at 1:00 PM.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

For 10th & 11th:

Are you interested in developing your leadership skills and learning about public policy?  Then apply to the Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project.  You can spend 1 week at Sac. State University for the Sacramento Leadership Conference or 3 days in UC Berkeley.  Come get more information at the College & Career Center.  Application deadline is 5/6/15.

For 9th, 10th, & 11th:

5/8 9:30am-12pm @ CSU East Bay         WACAC College Fair                      A free college fair for parents and students.  Includes free parking.  It will be in the University Gym at CSU East Bay.  Register at www.wacaccollegefair.com

5/11 7:00pm-8pm @ Mountain View HS             Dartmouth College              Come learn about admission updates on one of the well-respected colleges in the country.  To RSVP: https://dartgo.org/ontheroad

For 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th:

5/9 8:30am-12pm @ Galileo Academy     TeenTechSF@ Galileo “Diversity Fuels Innovation”    Free event for HS & MS students, parents, teachers, mentors, and counselors are invited to attend a diversity panel sharing experiences of innovative tech leaders.  This will include hands-on workshops on Coding, Making, Hacking, and more with tech leaders from Google, Genentech, LinkedIn, NASA NOVAS, Plants of the Kids, TechShopSF, and Upward Bound Math & Science.

Register:  TeenTechSF-Galileo.eventbrite.com

 

If you’re 15 years old, interested in veterinary school or working with animals, check out this FREE event with lunch.  Hear talks from veterinarians in various careers, talk to current veterinary students & alumni from different veterinary schools.  Learn about ways to volunteer locally and get valuable experience caring for animals.

Pre-registration is required and deadline is 5/16 (or when enrollment is maxed): www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/prevetexpo

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.

 

5/9 8:30am-12pm @ Galileo Academy     TeenTechSF@ Galileo “Diversity Fuels Innovation”    Free event for HS & MS students, parents, teachers, mentors, and counselors are invited to attend a diversity panel sharing experiences of innovative tech leaders.  This will include hands-on workshops on Coding, Making, Hacking, and more with tech leaders from Google, Genentech, LinkedIn, NASA NOVAS, Plants of the Kids, TechShopSF, and Upward Bound Math & Science.

Register:  TeenTechSF-Galileo.eventbrite.com

5/17 9am-5pm @ Stanford University in Palo Alto        Pre-Vet. Club            If you’re 15 years old, interested in veterinary school or working with animals, check out this FREE event with lunch.  Hear talks from veterinarians in various careers, talk to current veterinary students & alumni from different veterinary schools.  Learn about ways to volunteer locally and get valuable experience caring for animals.

Pre-registration is required and deadline is 5/16 (or when enrollment is maxed): www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/prevetexpo

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.

For 11th:

If you want to take classes at CCSF this summer, please either email or ask Ms. S. Chan for info.

For 12th:

Please complete the Senior Survey by 5/15.  You have to do this on-line and then come the College & Career Center to get Ms. S. Chan’s signature so she can sign you out.  https://goo.gl/nqIy66

If you have won any scholarship from colleges or organizations, please be sure to make a copy of the award and give it to Michael in the College & Career Center by 5/1/15. This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

5/13 2:15pm-3:15pm RM 555         Scholarship & Internship for SFSU          If you plan to attend SFSU, be sure to come to this meeting so that you can apply for potential paid internship and scholarships for SFSU.

If you think you still want to apply for CCSF as an alternate college choice, please check details in School Loop or talk to Ms. S. Chan as soon as possible.

If you have been accepted to a UC and plan to enroll, please look out for the Writing Placement Exam info. in your School Loop email.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

If you want to know how to check your Cal. Grant account, please check School Loop for instructions.

Scholarships you can apply to:

Get Girls Golfing Scholarship ($1,500): Graduating senior, Must of have played high school golf, Attending a 2 or 4 year college as a full time student, Intends to play golf on a college team.  Apply by 5/15/2015. https://www.mygolfinstructor.com/scholarship/

SF Promise Scholarship ($1,000 renewable annually): 2.5 GPA, Completed FAFSA, Attend SFSU, Earn at least 24 units per academic year (which is equivalent to being a full-time student).  Apply by 5/15/2015.  www.sfpromise.sfsu.edu

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.

 

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

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