Weekly Bulletin – December 7 – 11, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

DECEMBER 7 – 11, 2015

JOYFUL

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. JOYFUL: Experiencing, causing or showing joy; happy.

**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 INFORMATION

 

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

Southern Exposure is Community Arts Internship Program and a work force development program for young artists and activists aged 14-21 from the Bay Area. Youth interns will design and create a dynamic community-based art project that will be presented to the public in our gallery space. SoEx is looking for excited, creative and committed youth to produce and exhibit their project. Qualifying youth will receive a stipend for their work as part of the program.  The program meets on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, January through May 2016.  Apply by December 16, 2015.   https://www.soex.org/opportunities/student-opportunity/spring-2016-community-arts-internship-program

 

If you’re interested in getting a part time job, please check out the posted Employment/Volunteer/Internship Program Bulletin in the Counseling Center.

For 10th, 11th, & 12th:

Project Pull Intern: this is a paid summer internship program that is sponsored by the City & County of SF.  Interns work 20 hours per week and get $13 per hour.  It will be from 6/13/16-8/5/16.  Interns will be paired with a mentor. Students need to have a min. 2.75 GPA from last semester and must commit for the whole program.  Applicationdeadline is 2/29/16.  Apply online: https://jcycworkforce.formstack.com/forms/projectpull2016application

1/7/16 from 4:30pm-9pm @ Wharton School of Business on 2 Harrison St. SF: A Career Day Summit: Charting Your Course: This is a free career coaching service provided by the famous business school that is part of University of Pennsylvania.  Current business professionals from various companies and industries will be sharing their career journeys and tips with local high school and college students.  Seats are limited, please sign-up with Ms. S. Chan by 12/11.  You have to get to the campus on your own and go home from there.  Please bring several copies of your resume (and cover letter if you have it) and you will be able to get free editing support there.   

 

For 11th & 12th:

1/20/16 @ 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 104: CCSF Info. & Application Workshop: If you want to take class this summer or next fall at CCSF, please attend this one and only CCSF info. and application workshop.

Do you want a paid internship with a local nonprofit organization (for 8 weeks) as well as the Student Leaders summit in Washington, D.C. in July 2016 (for one week with all expenses paid.)  From this program, you will gain leadership skills.  Application deadline is 1/29/16.  Apply soon and see Ms. S. Chan if you have questions about the application: http://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/student-leaders.html#fbid=xRWHmJOFu8M

12/8 9:30am -12:30pm: National Hispanic College Fair @ Saint Mary’s Cathedral, SF:  There will be over 50 institutions at this fair.  Mr. Emmi will take a group of students to this fair.  This fair welcomes all students who are interested but seating on the bus is limited, so it’s on first come, first served basis upon turning in the permission slip.  You can pick up a field trip form from Ms. Galdamez in the Counseling Office.  Deadline for turning in the signed permission slip is 12/4 to Ms. Galdamez.

For 12th:

12/7 @ 3:30-5pm @ RM 104: CAP Scholarship App. Workshop: This is a fantastic scholarship + mentorship opportunity for you.  It’s easy to be eligible:

  • Graduating high school class of 2016
  • 4-year college bound
  • Low-Income
  • Bay Area (all 9 counties – Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma)

WHAT does it offer?

  • 1:1 College Coaching
  • Personal Financial Services Coordinator
  • Up to $5,000 of support annually (for a maximum of 5 years)
  • Professional and Peer Networking Opportunities

If you’re a Summer Searcher, you’re not eligible.  If you want to start the application (deadline is 12/15):

http://www.making-waves.org/programs/education/college/capbayarea

   

12/23 & 12/24: Amazon is hiring temporary positions for just these 2 days.  You have to be at least 18 years old to get the job.  The pay is $13.75 per hour plus $125 of completion bonus if you work both days.  Duties include shipping customer Christmas orders, work in a fast paced environment and can tolerate machine/equipment noise levels.  If you’re interested, please check out the posting in the Counseling Center.

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

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F