Weekly Bulletin – September 28 – October 2, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 28 – OCTOBER s, 2015

 

BESTOW

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. BESTOW: to present as a gift; give; confer;to put to some use; apply.

**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnelle1@sfusd.edu. 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 $25–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 in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00 with a current ASB card sticker.

 

ASB store (room 150) is selling Galileo hooded sweatshirt @ $25 discount for teachers and staff only.Limited sizes.Check out the Galileo website and click Spirit Week.Each day is a different dress-up. You may already have them in your closet. Make sure to wear anything purple or Galileo gear on Friday, October 2 at the 71st Song and Yell Contest. Let’s teach our students what is school spirit. Go Lions!

Mr. Wing

ASB Advisor

 

For 9th & 10th:

JCYC Upward Bound is a college access program that provides year-round programming designed to help students find and maintain success in high school while learning about college application and financial aid processes.  Some program highlights include a six-week summer program where students get to live in college dorms as well as an annual trip to southern California to visit colleges like UCLA and USC.  For any motivated 9th and 10th graders interested learning more about the program, please drop by the Advisor Hub in room 209 on Mondays and Wednesdays and talk to Jeff Smith.

 

For 11th:

Since SAT will have a new scoring system starting with your class, counselors recommend that you try the ACT test instead.  Therefore, we will be offering a full-length ACT practice test for $5 on 10/17 from 8:30-1pm at Galileo.  If you want to take this test, please register on www.compassprep.com/galileoACT or call 415-464-8600 for details or speak to your counselor, advisor, or college and career counselor about this one time only opportunity.  Registration deadline is 10/14.

If you want to take the PSAT on 10/14 from 8am-12:35pm on campus, please sign up with Ms. S. Chan in the College & Career Center in room 258.  The score for this test can help you enter the National Merritt Scholarship.   We only have 100 seats for juniors.

For 11th, 12th:

Step to College is open for registration. The class is taught by a SF State professor every Friday from 3:30-5:30pm at Galileo. Students receive elective HS credit and 3 college units for each semester.  If you’re interested, please see Mr. Harper in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list from last week’s announcement or the posting outside of room 255.

The QuestBridge National College Match is now open and will be due by 9/25/15.  This maybe a full ride scholarship for a prestige college.  If you qualify for free or reduced-price lunch program, family income is less than $60,000 and have high grades, check it out: www.questbridge.org

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

Please check out the scholarship posting.  It’s posted in the Counseling Center or from last week’s announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016. Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – September 21 – 25, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 21 – 25, 2015

 

ARTICULATE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ARTICULATE:using language easily and fluently; having facility with words;  and precise in relation to other parts:

**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnelle1@sfusd.edu. 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 $25–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 in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00 with a current ASB card sticker.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

 

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

9/21 @ 12:20pm @ 104: California College of the Arts: this is a local private arts college with a campus in Berkeley and in SF.  They have a variety of art majors.

9/21 @ 3:15pm @ 104: New York University: a private, selective and competitive university in New York, NY with many campuses internationally.  Known for film, performing arts and many other majors.

9/22 @ 6:30pm @ De La Salle HS on 1130 Winton Dr., Concord: University of Notre Dame: This is a large Catholic research university in Indiana.  It’s a well-respected and selective university.   Information session for parents, students, and counselors.  For more details: admissions.nd.edu/ndontheroad

9/23 @ 11:45am @104: UC Riverside: Still considered as a large UC campus and known for medical school acceptance rate with many other major choices.   

9/24 @ 11:45am @104: Dominican University: A small liberal arts college just across the Golden Gate Bridge.  It’s well known for nursing and education; but it has a wide range of majors.

9/24 @ 2:30-4:30pm @104: Wishbone Application Workshop:  A non-profit program can help fund your dream summer program, whether it be studying at a particular college, traveling abroad, or backpacking with a wilderness program. Come work on the application today.

9/24 @ 7pm @ Urban School of San Francisco, 1563 Page St, San Francisco: Dartmouth College: This is a well-respected and competitive medium size college in New Hampshire.  To RSVP for this free informational session:http://dartgo.org/ontheroad

9/24 @ 7pm @ The French-American International School on 150 Oak St. SF: Georgetown University: One of the country’s top Jesuit colleges in DC.  Known for international relations and many other majors.  To RSVP:http://uadmissions.georgetown.edu/visiting/your-area/us-cities

9/25 @ 12:20pm @104: SF State University: The closest CA State University you can apply to.  There is a wide range of majors.

9/25 @ 3:15pm @104: University of the Pacific: A private and small college located in Stockton, CA, known for pharmacy and pre dental majors.  If you don’t graduate in 4 years, it’s tuition free for the 5th year.

For 9th & 10th:

JCYC Upward Bound is a college access program that provides year-round programming designed to help students find and maintain success in high school while learning about college application and financial aid processes.  Some program highlights include a six-week summer program where students get to live in college dorms as well as an annual trip to southern California to visit colleges like UCLA and USC.  For any motivated 9th and 10th graders interested learning more about the program, please drop by the Advisor Hub in room 209 on Mondays and Wednesdays and talk to Jeff Smith.

 

For 11th:

Since SAT will have a new scoring system starting with your class, counselors recommend that you try the ACT test instead.  Therefore, we will be offering a full-length ACT practice test for $5 on 10/17 from 8:30-1pm at Galileo.  If you want to take this test, please register on www.compassprep.com/galileoACT or call 415-464-8600 for details or speak to your counselor, advisor, or college and career counselor about this one time only opportunity.  Registration deadline is 10/14.

If you want to take the PSAT on 10/14 from 8am-12:35pm on campus, please sign up with Ms. S. Chan in the College & Career Center in room 258.  The score for this test can help you enter the National Merritt Scholarship.   We only have 100 seats for juniors.

For 11th, 12th:

Step to College is open for registration. The class is taught by a SF State professor every Friday from 3:30-5:30pm at Galileo. Students receive elective HS credit and 3 college units for each semester.  If you’re interested, please see Mr. Harper in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.    

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list from last week’s announcement or the posting outside of room 255.

9/22 @ 12:20pm in room 104: Making Waves CAP Scholarship: If you want free mentoring during college years and up to $5,000 of scholarship per year (renewable), personalized financial aid support and professional & peer networking opportunities, don’t miss this opportunity!

9/23 @ 2:15pm- 3:15pm @104: Tips for Writing the Common App. Essays by University of San Francisco.  This is the first college in SF and it’s known for business, nursing, and education.  If you come to this workshop, USF admission counselors will also edit your Common App. Essay for free even if you don’t apply to USF.

9/23 @ 3:15pm- 4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

9/23 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: The College Application Presentation for 12th students & parents.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

9/24 @ 2:15pm- 2:30pm @104: UC Berkeley IAP Scholarship: if you’re interested in applying to UCB and want a scholarship and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 unweighted or UC GPA of 3.8 weighted, you have met part of the scholarship requirements.  Come to this info. meeting to check out the other requirements.  Thank you.

The QuestBridge National College Match is now open and will be due by 9/25/15.  This maybe a full ride scholarship for a prestige college.  If you qualify for free or reduced-price lunch program, family income is less than $60,000 and have high grades, check it out: www.questbridge.org

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

Please check out the scholarship posting.  It’s posted in the Counseling Center or from last week’s announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016. Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – September 14 – 18, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 14 – 18, 2015

        APTITUDE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. APTITUDE: capability; ability; readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence.

**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 $25–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 in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00 with a current ASB card sticker.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

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

9/15 @ 3:15pm @104: Santa Fe University of Arts and Design: this is a comprehensive performing arts college in Santa Fe, New Mexico and they provide excellent scholarship opportunities.

916 @ 11:45am @104: UC San Diego

9/16 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: How to Choose the Most Ideal College Presentation for all grade level parents and students.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

9/17 @ 11:45am @104: Wishbone: this program can help fund your dream summer program, whether it be studying at a particular college, traveling abroad, or backpacking with a wilderness program.  Come check out how easy the process is.

 

9/18 @ 11:45am @104: Smith College: A small liberal arts women college in MA.  It’s well known and competitive.  It offers a fly-in program as well.  Come meet a Galileo alumni who recently graduated from Smith College.

9/19 @ 10-3pm @ Mission High School: U CAN go to College: this is a historically black college & university fair.  For seniors, if you bring HS transcript (bring many copies), SAT/ACT scores (if available), 2 letters of recommendation (if available), Person essay (optional), Resume (bring many copies), you can get on the spot admission decisions.

9/20 @ 2-4pm @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose for Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Free information session.  To see a list of other meetings visit: mitadmissions.org/visit/travel

For 11th, 12th:

Step to College is open for registration. The class is taught by a SF State professor every Friday from 3:30 – 5:30pm at Galileo. Students receive elective HS credit and 3 college units for each semester.  If you’re interested, please see Mr. Harper in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list in your School Loop account or the posting outside of room 255.

9/16 @ 2:15pm- 4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

9/17 @ 2:15pm- 2:45pm @104: Tips for Writing the Common App. Essays by Clark University

917 @ 2:45pm- 3:00pm @104: Clark University: this is a private medium sized college in MA.  It promotes and supports students to do social change and has generous scholarships.

9/17 @ 3:00pm- 4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

9/23 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: The College Application Presentation for 12th students & parents.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

The QuestBridge National College Match is now open and will be due by 9/28/15.  This maybe a full ride scholarship for a prestige college.  If you qualify for free or reduced-price lunch program, family income is less than $60,000 and have high grades, check it out: www.questbridge.org

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016.  Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

WEEKLY BULLETIN – September 8 – 11, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 8 – 11, 2015

        ADVOCATE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ADVOCATE:  to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc.

**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 $25–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 in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00 with a current ASB card sticker.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

STUDENT LOCKERS:  Due to the large number of 9th graders for the 2015-16 school year lockers will not be assigned until Monday, August 24, 2015.  9th graders and new transfer students will have priority for lockers.  Lockers will be assigned by homerooms.  Any questions, please call Ms. Robinson in the Deans’ Office.

 

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

9/8 @ 3:15pm @104: Oregon State University: a four year public university known for engineering choices and majors.

9/9 @ 2:15pm @104: Davidson College: a mid-sized competitive private liberal arts college in North Carolina.  They provide fly-in and potential full ride scholarship.  Check out the college that Steph Curry has attended and played basketball for!

9/10 @ 2:15pm @104: Wesleyan University: a competitive private liberal arts college in Connecticut.  In additional to the traditional international study abroad programs, it also offers the Twelve College Exchange program, which allows for study for a semester or a year at another of the twelve college campuses: Amherst, Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Dartmouth, Mount Holyoke, Smith, Trinity, Vassar, Wellesley, Wheaton, and Williams.

9/10 @ 7:30pm @JW Marriott SF on 500 Post St. /Mason St.: Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania: a highly competitive university with strong business and engineering programs.  RSVP: admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/information-sessions-in-a-city-near-you or call 412-268-2082.

9/11 @ 3:15pm @104: Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  This is a competitive med-sized private research university with well-known programs in pre-health, science and engineering.

9/13 @ 2:00pm @ San Mateo Marriott SF Airport on 1770 South Amphlett Blvd. in San Mateo: Washington University in St. Louis: A large undergraduate research oriented competitive private university in St. Louis, MO. Information session on academic programs, life on campus, and how to apply for admission & financial assistance.  No RSVP is needed.  For details: admissions.wustl.edu

9/16 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: How to Choose the Most Ideal College Presentation for all grade level parents and students.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

9/19 @ 10-3pm @ Mission High School: U CAN go to College: this is a historically black college & university fair.  For seniors, if you bring HS transcript (bring many copies), SAT/ACT scores (if available), 2 letters of recommendation (if available), Person essay (optional), Resume (bring many copies), you can get on the spot admission decisions.

For 9th, 10th:

Are you interested in working part-time and learn proper manner and communication in a work place?  If so, apply for MYEEP.  Application deadline is 9/11.  Submit an online application: www.myeep.org

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list in your School Loop account or the posting outside of room 255.

9/23 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: The College Application Presentation for 12th students & parents.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

The QuestBridge National College Match is now open and will be due by 9/28/15.  This maybe a full ride scholarship for a prestige college.  If you qualify for free or reduced-price lunch program, family income is less than $60,000 and have high grades, check it out: www.questbridge.org

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016.  Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.