WEEKLY BULLETIN – January 4 – 8, 2016

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

JANUARY 4 – 8, 2016

 

ANEW

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ANEW: Again; over again in a different way.

**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

WINTER CONCERT with Jest Jammin Celebrating 95 Years (1921 – 2016) of Galileo in the Galileo Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 30 starting at 6:30 PM. Tickets sold at door – adult $20 & student $10. Proceeds will go to Galileo extracurricular activities.

SCHEDULE REMINDER FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016:  Special Schedule for the start of the Spring Semester.  Homeroom begins at 8:00am for students to receive their schedules.  If you have a homeroom, please be in your homerooms by 8AM.  Check in at the Main Office when you sign in to learn where the student schedules will be.  Monday’s schedule is posted in the Main Office and on the Galileo website.

 

STUDENTS

 

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

with a current ASB card sticker.

SPECIAL SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016:  Students report to your homerooms at 8:00am on Monday, January 4, 2016 to pick up your schedule for the Spring 2016 semester.  The schedule for January 4, 2016 is posted on the Galileo website.

WINTER CONCERT with Jest Jammin Celebrating 95 Years (1921 – 2016) of Galileo in the Galileo Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 30 starting at 6:30 PM. Tickets sold at door – adult $20 & student $10. Proceeds will go to Galileo extracurricular activities.

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

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

1/9/16 All Day: Mills College Cyclone Saturdays @ Mills College, Oakland: A special weekend information session and tour.  Please register through our online visit request form or by calling 800.87.MILLS.

1/14/16 @ 9am @ RM 452: Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), NY: One of New York City’s premier public institutions, FIT is an internationally recognized college for design, fashion, art, communications, and business. It is known for its’ rigorous, unique, and adaptable academic programming, experiential learning opportunities, academic and industry partnerships, and commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

If you want to attend this presentation and need a pass to be out of class, please ask Ms. S. Chan in the College & Career Center for a pass or attend the next one which is at lunch time on 1/15 in room 104.

1/15/16 @ 12:20pm-1pm @ RM 104: Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), NY:  see above description.

1/16/16 @ 12pm-4pm @ California College of the Arts, 1111 8th St, San Francisco: National Portfolio Day: This is a free event specifically for visual artists and designers. It is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.  Representatives will be available to review your artwork, discuss their programs and answer questions about professional careers in art.  High school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.  For more details: http://www.portfolioday.net/portfolio-day-faqs

For 9th, 10th, & 11th:

1/13/16 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: Junior Year Prep & the New SAT: We have invited an educational consultant from La Porte College Advising to talk about what juniors can do to get ready for the senior year and what is the new SAT really about.  This is open to all parents and students.  Cantonese and Spanish translation will be provided.  Light dinner will be provided.

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.  We only have a few seats left, please sign-up with Ms. S. Chan by 12/18.  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.  And sign up for the placement exam on 2/10 at CCSF with your counselor or with Ms. S. Chan or with Vicki in room 209.

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

For 11th:

If you have registered for the ACT prep class, be sure to report to the first day of class on 1/13 @ 2:30pm in room 154.  You can bring snacks and water since the class will last for 2 hours.

For 12th:

1/13/16 @ 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 104:  Meritus College Fund App. Workshop: This is a generous scholarship for seniors: if you meet the following criteria, come check it out and work on the application today:

  • Unweighted GPA between 3.0 – 3.7 (we will consider students slightly outside of this range)
  • Demonstrated Financial Need (majority of our students are on Free/Reduced Lunch)
  • Plan to attend a 4-year University

1/14/16 @ 2:15pm-5pm @ RM 104: FAFSA ID Set Up: Seniors must create a FAFSA ID before they can submit the FAFSA.  Please come to this one time workshop to get it set up.  It will take 10-15 minutes only and if you have a social security number, please bring it.

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