Weekly Bulletin – October 19 – 23, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

OCTOBER 19 – 23, 2015

CONCISE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. CONCISE:expressing or covering much in few words; brief in form but comprehensive in scope; succinct; terse:

**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.

College & Career Center announcement for 10/19-10/25

 

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

 

10/19 @ 12:20pm @ 104: Montana Tech. University: A 4 year, public, institution with 2,900 students, specializing in engineering, science, and health related degrees.  This university offers an excellent scholarship program and the job placement rate is at 90% overall, with many of our majors sitting at 100% placement.

10/19 @ 3:15pm @ 104: Pace University: A large private university in New York City and Westchester County, NY with all majors available.

10/21 @ 2:15pm @ 104: Boston College: A well respected Jesuit University with competitive admission.

10/21 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: LinkedIn:  The world’s largest professional network with a new college search feature.  Presentation will be done in English with Spanish and Cantonese translation.  Light dinner will be provided for both students and parents.

10/22 @ 2:15pm @ 104: UC San Diego

10/24 @ 9:00am-2:00pm @ CSU Chico: Discover the Chico Experience: includes campus tours, scholarship opportunities, financial aid, academic dept., residence halls, student activities and services, etc.  To register:www.csuchico.edu/admissions or for additional info., call 1800-542-4426 or visit: www.csuchico.edu/admissions

10/24 @ 9:00am-3:30pm @ UC Hastings, located at San Francisco’s Civic Center: 12th Annual Day at Law School (D@LS): This FREE event is for students k-12 and their parents who would like to learn more about law school, what it is like to attend law school, and what steps they could take to get there. Activities include mock classes, mock trial, campus tours, student panels and information sessions for parents in English and Spanish. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Parking at the UC Hastings garage is $9. To RSVP: http://dayatlawschoolsf.tumblr.com

10/24 @ 9:00am-2:00pm @ CSU Chico: Discover the Chico Experience: includes campus tours, scholarship opportunities, financial aid, academic dept., residence halls, student activities and services, etc.  To register: www.csuchico.edu/admissions or for additional info., call 1800-542-4426 or visit: www.csuchico.edu/admissions

 

10/25 @3:00pm-5:00pm @ the Sheraton Palo Alto on 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto: Pepperdine University:

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:

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:

10/21 @ 3:00pm-4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/22 @ 3:00pm-4:15pm in room 104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your GalileouAspire 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  Fly-in Program list on 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.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F