Weekly Bulletin – January 8 – 12, 2018



Weekly Bulletin

JANUARY 8 – 12, 2018



MONDAY, 1/8/18

HOMEROOM:  8:00am

Homeroom                 8:00am            –         8:30am

1°                             8:35am            –          9:30am

2°                             9:35am            –         10:30am

3°                            10:35am          –         11:30am

4°                       11:35am           –         12:30pm

LUNCH                       12:30pm           –           1:10pm

5°                              1:15pm         –          2:10pm

6°                              2:15pm            –          3:10pm






**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: 415-345-0064.   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


ACCOUNTANT SCHEDULE CHANGE:  Galileo’s accountant, Eva, will be at Galileo on Thursdays now, instead of Tuesdays.  Her office will remain in Room 206.


COFFEE AND COOKIES: Support Special Education by purchasing a cup of fresh roasted coffee $1.25 and cookies $.25. Available daily 7:45am all year long in either room 214 or 212. (alternating bi-weekly)

If you would like to use our delivery service please call x3214 or x3212.

Thanks!! Ms. Meghan & Ms.Nobello


GALILEO BLACK HOODIE SWEAT SHIRTS:  On sale now in the ASB Office (Room 150);  teacher & staff discount is $25.

TEACHEER LOCATOR:  The Current Teacher Locator is now posted on the Galileo Website.  Check the Staff Support Area on the website.  This document will be updated daily.


STAFF PHONE DIRECTORY:  The current Staff Phone Directory os now posted on the Galileo website in the Staff Support Area.  There are 2 versions which you can print out–legal size and letter size.  This document will be updated as needed.


TEACHER VOICE MAIL:  It is important for parents to contact their students’ teachers.  If you have not set up your email, please see me and I can help facilitate this.  Itr is important for parents to be able to contact their child’s teachers.  It takes 2-3 minutes and we can do it at my desk.


TEACHER EMERGENCY CARDS:  Hi All– It ios so important that we have current information on your emergecy card about who to contact in an emergency.  With so many new staff this year it has been challenging to reach out to everyone.  If I did not give you an emeergency card to complete, please see me.  Thanks!                                            Bettie Grinnell



GALILEO GEEK SQUAD: Interested in troubleshooting technology issues? Want to assist with the technology program and procedures during your free time at Galileo? Need IT or Tech experience for college/career? Looking for a fun and easy way to get Media Arts or Computer Science extra credit? JOIN GALILEO’S GEEK SQUAD!!! Geek Squad will spend their free periods being responsible for many of the technology issues that arise throughout the day at Galileo. Geek Squad will work on Chromebooks, MacBooks, PCs, iMacs, audio systems, SmartBoards, technology lab and carts, and miscellaneous tech items. Geek Squad members will receive a letter grade for their TA period as well as a signed letter of recommendation from a technology teacher to use on college and job applications. See Ms. Z in Room 260A for more information!


GALILEO BLACK HOODIE SWEAT SHIRTS: ASB is selling  Galileo black hoodie sweatshirts. You can buy them from ASB officers during lunch.  Cost is $40.


College & Career Center announcement for 12/18/17-1/21/18

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

ACE Mentor Program Info.:A free mentorship program for HS who are curious about what it takes to become an engineer, architect, or construction professional.  It’s a 2-hr. weekly session for 15 weeks.  The team meets in downtown SF.  For more details or to apply:  http://www.acementor.org/

College Ambassador (CA) Meeting: 1/9/18, & 1/16/18 @ 12:20pm @ RM 104: This is your usual weekly meeting.

Yale University: 1/11 @ 11:45am @ RM 104: This is a med. sized private Ivy League college in Connecticut.  Come check out the wonderful academic opportunities and financial aid resources available.    

Mission Bit: Take FREE coding class with this non-profit organization.  You will learn how to build websites and create games.  You will also develop leadership skills.  If you complete the program, you will earn $300.  Spring semester class is from 2/5/18-5/2/18. It will be at one of the public high schools in SF.  Registration deadline is 1/12/18 @ 5pm.  To register:  https://www.missionbit.com/programs/   

For 12th:

CCSF Info. & App. Workshop 1/11/18 @ 2:15pm @ RM 104: Come learn about CCSF: Is it really free tuition?!  Apply for free! Complete the application form with us!

Maisin Scholarship Info. & App. Workshop: 1/17 @ 2:15pm @ RM 104: If you have a GPA of 2.0-3.5 and plans to attend either a community college or 4 year college, low-income and first generation to college, please come check out how easy it is to apply for this local scholarship.

uAspire can help you with financial aid related questions.  Turn in your uAspire consent forms to Michael in room 209 to receive financial aid help.

If you’re interested in applying for scholarships, please check the updated Scholarship List either on galileoweb.org under College & Career or on the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center (RM 258).

Supporting you every step of the way for the college application process, just ask for help!

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F