Weekly Bulletin – April 25 – 29, 2016

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 25 – 29 ,2016

SUBSTITUTE

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SUBSTITUTE:To put in place of; to set up, place; a person or thing that takes the place of a thing or person.

**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:

 

4/28/16 @ 7pm @ DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley-Marina 200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley: Exploring Educational Excellence:Competitive and selective college & universities: Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University, & University of Chicago will be hosting a free informational event.  You can learn about their admissions process, scholarships & financial aid, academic programs & campus life.

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

If you can speak any Asian language and are curious about law or social justice, you may volunteer as an interpreter in the Workers’ Rights Legal Clinic at the Asian Law Caucus.  This clinic provides free legal consultations for low-income workers every 1st and 3rd Thursday evening.  Your minimum volunteer commitment is at least 3 nights every 4 months.  Training will be provided for all accepted volunteers.  If you’re interested, please email your resume, language ability and availability to Victoria: victoriac@advancingjustice-alc by 4/29/16.

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers to teach children how to swim.  The Pay scale is $15-$27 per hour. Must be at leave 16 years old.  For more details, please go towww.swimlpb.com or see the posting in the Counseling Center.

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:

4/28/16 @ 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 555: GPA Game for 10th & 11th College Ambassadors: How important is your high school GPA in the college application process?  Come learn about this in a fun GPA game.  Any sophomore and junior students are welcome.

 

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:

4/28/16 @ 11:45am @ RM 104: Posse Scholarship Info.: Are you interested in going to the University of Puget Sound (PS) for tuition free while getting special advising support and leadership training?  PS is known for international business, music, biology, and strong liberal arts.  This is a small independent college in Tacoma, Washington.  Come learn more about this fantastic opportunity!

4/30/16 @ 8am-3:30pm @ Wellesley College: Junior Open Campus: Free event for current juniors interested in this all women liberal arts college.  Attend a sample class, explore campus, meet current students, have lunch, participate in parent & student sessions on the college application process, financial aid, & more.  For more details:www.wellesley.edu/admission/joc

 

For 12th:

4/27/16 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 555L College Transition Workshop for 12th College Ambassadors: Now that you’re going to college soon, what do you still need to know so that you can successfully graduate from college?  This workshop welcomes any seniors in addition to the senior college ambassadors.

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.  You must have returned a signed permission slip to the Counseling Center by 4/15/16.  You will meet in the auditorium at 8am to get on the school bus together.  After the event is over you will be dismissed from CCSF and will not return to Galileo Academy.

For seniors who will attend a 4 year college after high school will stay at Galileo for a special assembly at 4th period and a 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