Weekly Bulletin – March 14 – 18, 2016

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 14 – 18,2016

 

  1. ST. PATRICK’S DAY

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ST. PATRICK’S DAY:  MARCH 17, a day traditionally celebrated by the Irish in honor of Ireland’s patron saint.

**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:

 

3/16/16 @ 11:45am @ RM 104: A. Philip Randolph Institute: A community based organization out of Bayview-Hunters Point with a focus on workforce development. The Youth Chapter aims to advance the academic, collegiate and employment needs of youth throughout the City and County of San Francisco. This group is committed to the success of our youth through community service, positive social activities and internship opportunities.

3/17/16 @ 11:45am @ RM 104: Carleton College Summer Program: A highly selective, small, liberal arts college.  Located in Northfield, Minnesota, just 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Carleton College offers both the serenity of a small-town campus and the cultural opportunities of a major metropolitan area. In addition they offer summer programs that are taught by Carleton faculty, offer a full college class worth of credit and last for a total of 3 weeks in length.  You’ll have an opportunity to see what it would be like to study at a selective liberal arts college.  If you’re interested in science, political science, psychology, economics, languages, global issues, computer science, or the humanities then please come check out this summer program.  Oh, and one fun fact about Carleton…they have a house that is dedicated to always having cookies and cookie making supplies available for students!

 

3/18/16 @ 6pm-8pm @ Chinatown YMCA: Career Discovery Day Panel: This is a FREE event organized by the Asian Business League of San Francisco.  Speakers include: Chinese Hospital nurse Yan Ling Chen, Chinese Hospital nurse Jennifer Li, San Francisco Police Department Sgt. Kin Lee, Miss Asian America Stephanie Lin, Zynga software engineer Jay Ramirez-Sanchez, and Google hardware test engineer Calvin Wong. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided to all guests who RSVP here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/abl-sf-and-chinatown-ymcas-career-discovery-day-panel-tickets-21323313605

3/19/15 @ 10am-1pm @ Balboa HS: FREE Immigration Legal Consultations & Resource Fair: This is a free fair that provides legal consultations (limited to the first 100 participants), resource, food & child care, presentations & information on deferred action, other immigration relief options, and immigrant rights.  For more info.: dacasf.com or call 650-784-0604.

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 at 415-576-9622.

4/3/16 @ 8:30am-4:30pm @ UC Berkeley: 10th Annual Northern California Pre-Pharmacy Symposium: This opportunity includes networking with leading pharmacy professionals, exploring some of the nation’s top pharmacy schools, and learning about the diverse career paths in pharmacy. This daylong symposium will feature workshops, presentations, and panels to help answer any of your questions regarding a career in pharmacy.  The admission fee is $16 per person.Registration deadline is Friday, March 25, 2016 at 11:59PM, so register now to secure your spot!  For more information about NCPPS please visit http://tinyurl.com/ncpps2016  Register for NCPPS at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/10th-annual-northern-california-pre-pharmacy-symposium-tickets-20086977691?aff=es2

 

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:

3/23/16 is the application deadline for the FREE Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project: this is a two day leadership training opportunity from 6/24-6/26 in Berkeley.  This program will include travel cost, housing, and meals.  You need to complete an application, and get 2 recommendation letters, a HS transcript and 3 short essays.  Please pick up the application and instructions from the College & Career Center in room 258.

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

For 11th:   

3/21/16 UC Berkeley Summer Experience: This is a free one day program at UCB on 6/25/16.  You will learn about the UC application, the admission process as well as the UCB undergraduate experience.  If you would like to be nominated for this program, please see Ms. S. Chan by 3/21/16.

If you have registered for the ACT prep class, be sure to report to class on Wednesday @ 2:30pm in either room 153 or 154. You can bring snacks and water since the class will last for 2 hours.

 

For 12th:

3/18/16 @ 12:20pm @ RM 104: Notre Dame de Namur University Financial Aid:  If you have been accepted by this university, their financial aid counselor will be on campus to show you how to understand the financial aid package.

3/23/16 @ 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.

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