Weekly Bulletin – October 12 – 16, 2015



Weekly Bulletin

OCTOBER 12 – 16, 2015




WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. FRUGAL: Avoiding waste; saving; costing little money. spare;   .

**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



ASB store in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00

with a current ASB card sticker.


OKTOBERFEST FOOD FESTIVAL:  Friday, October 16th in the Courtyard during lunch time.  Support our clubs and classes.




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

10/13 @ 12:20pm @ 104: Stanford University: A competitive ivy league located just 45 min. away from SF.

10/13 @ 3:15pm @ 104: UC LA

10/14 @ 11:40am @ 104: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts: A culinary college that was founded in 1895 and offers hands on training, teaching modern methods built on classic fundamentals.  Experience the world of global cuisine and develop your creativity!  You will have the opportunity to train alongside real world experienced instructors using fine ingredients and professional tools of the trade.

10/14 @ 2:15-3:15pm @ 555: Arts College Informational Forum:  Are you talented in arts or interested in studying arts related majors in college?  There is a huge annual Performing and Visual Art Fair in SF every fall.  Come learn how to prepare for the fair.  For more details about the fair:



10/15 @ 11:45am @ 104: Embry Riddle Aeronautic University:The world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace with more than 70 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering, and Security & Intelligence.  It’s a small sized college with campus location in both Arizona and Florida.

10/16 @ 3:15pm @ 104: Vassar College: A beautiful, supportive, generous, and small sized liberal art college in upstate New York.

10/17 @ 8am-12pm @ CSU East Bay Preview Day: Come learn about East Bay and get campus tour.

10/17 @ 9am-3pm @ UC Berkeley on 200 South Hall Rd., Berkeley for College Camp by Hispanic Scholarship Fund: A half-day program of college preparation workshops designed for middle and high school students and their parents.  It’s free and workshops will be in bilingual of Spanish and English. Lunch will be provided and drawings for great prizes.  RSVP: HSF.net/events

10/17 & 10/18 @ Santa Clara University Open House: RSVP:www.scu.edu/openhouse

10/18 @ 10am-4:30pm @ Loyola Marymount University Open House: Tour campus & residence halls, join discussions with faculty, administrations and students, get an inside look at student & faculty projects in laboratories and studios, learn more about undergraduate admission, housing and financial aid. Visit: lmu.edu/openhouse for more details or to RSVP

10/18 @ 1:30pm-3:30pm @ Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis St, San Francisco: Vassar College: A beautiful, supportive, generous, and small sized liberal art college in upstate New York.

For 10th, 11th, 12th (If you have registered for the practice ACT test):

10/17 @ 8:30-1pm @ Galileo Academy: Please feel free to bring healthy snacks and water with you in addition to the #2 pencils, calculator, and student ID.  If you have not paid the $5 to Ms. S. Chan, please pay her by 10/14.

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 10th & 11th (only if you have signed up for the PSAT):

10/8 @ 8am-12:35pm:  PSAT: Please be sure to arrive at school no later than 7:45am for this test.  Room location will be posted.

For 11th:

We encourage and recommend all juniors consider taking the ACT test for college admission eligibility.  Therefore we offer a low cost ACT prep class on campus.  This class will start in Jan. and ends in April just in time for the April ACT test.  Cost may range from $290 to $490 per student depending on the number of students taking the class.  Enrolled by 11/12.  For more details, please pick up a flyer in the College & Career in room 258.

For 12th:

10/14 @ 2:15pm-3:00pm in room 104: UCB Opportunity Scholarship Info.: Hear from current Cal Opportunity Scholarship Recipients about UC Berkeley, their college experience, and applying to college.

10/14 @ 3:00pm-4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop:Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/15 @ 2:15pm-4:15pm in room 104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/17 & 10/18 @ 1pm-6pm @ Mission High School on 3750 18th St.: The Great SF Personal Statement Weekend: 826 Valencia & Mission HS invite all high school seniors in SF to a weekend of free essay help.  Must register in advance:826valencia.org/psw2015

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!

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 attached Fly-in Program list from last week’s announcement or the posting outside of room 255.

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.


Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F