WEEKLY BULLETIN – October 26 – 30, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

OCTOBER 26 – 30, 2015

HAUNTED

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. HAUNTED:  Often visited by ghosts or spirits!

**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.

 

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST & PARADE:  Join in the Halloween Fun & Celebration on Friday, October 30th at lunchtime in the Courtyard.  The Student Costume Parade will start at 12:30pm and the Faculty/Staff Parade will start at 12:40pm.  There will be a FLASH MOB Dance, DJ Music and much more.

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

 

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

10/27 @ 12:20pm @ 104: Columbia University: This is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in New York State with about 24,000 students.  It’s well known for many majors and admission is very competitive.  

10/27 @ 3:15pm @ 104: UC Santa Cruz:  It is ranked #1 in the nation and number 2 in the world for our research influence. Over 70% of our students participate in research across all fields of study. Some of the more popular majors are psychology, marine biology, computer science game design, and business management economics. They also have a very good school of engineering which is tailored to prepare our students for internships with Silicon Valley companies.

10/30 @ 12:20pm @ 104: University of the Pacific (UOP): A mid-sized private university in Stockton, CA.  It’s known for dentistry and pharmacy.

11/1 Suffolk University Open House @ Suffolk campus in downtown Boston:  This is a large private research college known for business and law.  For more info. or to visit:https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/1506c9c1c384fb35

 

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 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:

JCYC AACE Talent Search is taking seniors on a field trip for a college campus visit. We will be visiting UC Berkeley and CSU East Bay. The field trip is on 11/5/2015, Thursday. Seats are limited, and it’s on a first come, first served basis upon turning in the field trip form. To pick up a field trip form, please go to The Adivsor Hub (room 209) or The College and Career Center (room 258).

10/28 @ 2:15pm-4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop:Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/29 @ 2:15pm-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 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.  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