Weekly Bulletin – April 4 – 8, 2016

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 4 – 8 ,2016

SPRING EQUINOX

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SPRING EQUINOX:   About March 21st every year;  one of the two opposite points at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when the days and nights are equal.  Also known as the vernal equinox.

**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.

 

ASB ELECTION:  Wednesday, April 6th in Homeroom.

 

CLASS ELECTIONS:  Wednesday, April 13th in Homeroom.

 

CHINESE KARAOKE CONTEST:  Friday, April 15th at 5:30pm in the Auditorium.

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

 

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

 

4/2/16 @ 8:30-3:15pm @ UC Davis: Future Day (UC Davis Veterinary School Info.): Do you like science?  Do you love animals?  Do you want to be a veterinarian?  If so, check out this day full of interesting case studies and fun wet labs!  Learn new skills such as suturing, CPR, and reading X-rays!  Registration is FREE and food will be provided!

https://sites.google.com/site/ucdsvmvetstudentoutreachclub/home

4/16/16 @ 9-4pm @ UC Berkeley: UC Cal Day (UCB) Open House: Free open house to admitted students or interested students.  calday.Berkeley.edu  or #sharecalday

4/23/16 All day @ the California Academy of Sciences:  Science Game Jam: This is the 2nd annual Science Game Jam over the weekend of 4/23-4/24.  Teens will work in teams to design and complete a digital game around the theme of “Bay Area Food, Water, and Energy.”  Teens will work with Academy scientists and to compete for prizes.  Apply as a team. Application is due by April 3. www.calacademy.org/gamejam2016

 

4/23/16 @ 11am-1pm @ FIDM’s SF campus: FIDM Spring Open House: FIDM’s Open House will include one of their current students: Devlin Braswell, who is the Custom Athletic Shoe Designer for Cam Newton’s Curry Two Shoes customized for the Super Bowl 50.  RSVP: fidm.edu & select Events/

4/30/16 @ 8:30am-4pm @ UCSF Medical Sciences Building on 513 Parnassus Ave., SF: UCSF 13th Annual HS Outreach Conference: FREE day talking to medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapist, and graduate students at UCSF.  Try it for yourself with hands on demos from each school! Register today for free food, t-shirts, raffles and fun.  One of your parents must sign a permission slip:HTTP://TINYURL.COM/HSOC2016

4/30/16 @ 1:30am-4:30pm @ Cow Palace: NACAC College Fair: This is the FREE and biggest college fair in the country.  To register: www.gotomyncf.com  If you’re interested in the visual and performing arts college fair, check out:www.gotomypvafair.com

Do you love to cook?  Do you want to become a chef?  Do you want to learn how to cook?  Become a teen chef at theChinatown YMCA Teen Culinary Academy!  You will learn basic cooking and kitchen management skills.  This is a FREE program from April 6 to early June on Wednesday from 5:30pm-7:30pm (and some Saturdays).  You can even get a stipend when you finish the program.  For more info. or if interested, please contact Noelle Yang: nyang@ymcasf.org or call her at415-576-9622.

Trader Joes’ at North Beach is hiring.  If you’re interested, pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Kumon in Marina is hiring Grading Assistant.  This is a part-time position on Mon. Tues., Thur. and Fri. from 3pm-7pm.  Please see detail job description in the Counseling Center.

Cowgirl Creamery is hiring!  This is a local company with a fun crew seeking seasonal part-time, evening and weekend help at the SF Ferry Building location.  Starting wag is $12.25/hour or DOE. If you’re interested, see job description in the Counseling Center.

 

The Summer Program List is now available.  Please either check it out on the wall outside of room 255 or via SchoolLoop with the weekly College & Career Center Announcements. Programs that have a cost may provide financial aid for students in need but you should apply for these programs ASAP.

For 10th & 11th:

4/21/16 @2:15pm @ RM 555: The College Application Overview: For College Ambassadors to learn about the entire college application process.  Presented by UCB students.

For 11th & For 12th:

Are you between 17 and 24 years old, looking for a high-paying career?  Be part of SF’s growing tech industry!  Mission Techies provides FREE training sessions and you can also get a $500 stipend.  You need to be SF resident, have either a CA or SF ID, and be able to commit to a 12-week training program on Mon., Tues, and Thur. from 1-5pm.  Spring session is from 4/18-6/30.  DACA Youth are encouraged to apply!  For more details: http://medasf.org/programs/mission-techies/ or emailtech@medasf.org or call Leo Sosa @ 415-282-3334 ext. 105

Are you between 17 and 21 years old, looking for a construction career?  Be part of the City Build’s Sector Bridge Training to get a FREE 6 week training.  You need either a GED or HS diploma.  Attend one of the orientations on either 3/23 & 4/5 at 2:30pm-4pm or on 3/26 & 4/9 from 9am-11am.  For more details, please call the Brightline Defense Project at 415-252-9700.

For 11th:  

If you have registered for the ACT prep class, your last class is on Wednesday 4/6/16 @ 2:30pm in either room 153 or 154. You can bring snacks and water since the class will last for 2 hours.  Don’t forget to register for the 4/9/16 ACT test!

For 12th:

4/9/16 or 4/16/16 @ 8:45am-5pm @ CCSF’s Ocean Campus: CCSF All-in-One Day: You can take the PLACEMENT TESTING, ORIENTATION, and meet with a

counselor for an EDUCATION PLAN ALL in 1 day to jump start on your Summer and Fall plans at CCSF.  Please arrive 15 minutes early for testing. Late students will not be allowed to enter.  Please bring a photo ID (High school ID ok).  To RSVP, call 415-239-3124 to reserve a seat or sign-up online at:http://goo.gl/forms/KxiKMZrkzE

 

4/14/16 @ 2:15pm @ RM 555: Understanding Financial Aid Award Letter & Colleges You can Still Apply to: Seniors, do you want to understand your financial aid award letter?  Did you not get into the college of your top choices?  Do you need to or want to apply for more colleges?  Come to this workshop to get these questions answered.

4/15/16 @ 12:20pm @ RM104: CCSF Prep for FRISCO Day: If you have registered for CCSF for either summer or fall of 2016, please attend this info. Meeting to get you ready for FRISCO Day on 4/29.

4/15/16 @ 1pm-4pm @ RM210: CCSF Individual Counseling Appt: If you took the CCSF placement exam on 2/10/16 but haven’t met with the CCSF counselor to get your placement scores, you need to meet with the counselor on this day.  Appt. reminder slips will be delivered to your class on either 4/14 or 4/15.

4/29/16 FRISCO Day: seniors who will attend a community college, join the workforce or the military, or not sure what to do after graduating from high school will go to CCSF for different transitional workshops.  For seniors who will attend a 4 year college after high school will stay at Galileo for a special assembly and lunch time resource fair in the courtyard.  Stay tuned for more details.

 

2016 Filipino-American HS Graduating Scholars’ Award: If you are a Filipino-American seniors and have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, please apply for this scholarship.  It’s an easy application and the deadline is May 4, 2016.  Pick up the application either in the College & Career Center or from the Advisor Hub in room 209.

If you have been awarded a scholarship either from a college or a private organization, please let Michael Lau know.  You can either email the information to him at michaell@uaspire.org  or drop it off to him in room 209.

If you need to order an official transcript for college or for scholarship reason, please complete a transcript request form. You can pick up a copy of this form from room 209, the Counseling Center or the College & Career Center.  Please allow at least two days for processing.

Please check out the scholarship posting in the Counseling Center or from School Loop as part of the weekly College & Career Center announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F