WEEKLY BULLETIN – September 8 – 11, 2015


Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 8 – 11, 2015




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



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.