Weekly Bulletin – April 15 – 19, 2019

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 15-18, 2019

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019– THE 113th ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1906 EARTHQUAKE, MAGNITUDE 7.9. THIS “EVENT TURNED SAN FRANCISCO STREETS INTO WAVES, FLATTENING MUCH OF THE SKY LINE AND IGNITING FIRES THAT RAGED FOR ALMOST FOUR DAYS.  THE QUAKE RUPTURED 296 MILES OF FAULT LINE — FROM CAPE MENDOCINO TO SAN JUAN BAUTISTA.”

“THE 1989 LOMA PRIETA EAETHQUAKE HIT 50 MILES SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO, ON A REMOTE SEGMENT OF THE SAN ANDREAS FAULT AND RUPTURED ONLY 25 MILES.” (San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, April 14, 2019, front page.)

LET US NOT FORGET AND ALWAYS BE PREPARED FOR THE NEXT EARTHQUAKE!

STUDENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

April 25, 2019 during Homeroom Senior Panorama Photo in the Athletic Field Stands

 

May 3, 2019  Aloha Food Festival, Courtyard during Lunch

 

May 25, 2019  Senior Prom, Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center,

7:00 – 11:00 PM

 

May 29 – 21, 2019  Senior Finals

 

May 30 – June 3, 2019  9th – 11th Grade Finals

 

June 3, 2019 Senior Breakfast & Graduation Rehearsal

 

June 4, 2019 1:00pm Graduation at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

 

College & Career Center announcement for 4/15/19-4/21/19

 

We update the galileoweb.org/college website weekly.  You can check updated College & Career Center announcements, Scholarship List, free Fly-In Program list, Summer Program List, and more on the website.  See you there!

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

Youth Employment Opportunity Program: 4/17 @ Lunch time @ Courtyard & Cafeteria: The Youth Employment Opportunity Program is a free career service designed to assist youths aged 15-25 in achieving their occupational or educational goals. Our services include peer advising, assessment, career counseling, resume and cover letter building, referrals to programs, and available youth jobs/training.

Future Day: UC Davis Veterinary School’s Student Outreach Club: 4/20 @ 8am-3pm @ UC Davis campus: Do you like science? Do you love animals? Do you want to be a veterinarian? Join us for a day of interesting case studies & hands-on wetlabs! Activities may include interpreting radiographs, tying basic sutures, animal training exercises, learning CPR, examining bone specimens, learning about exotic animal care, & more! 9th-12th graders welcome.  Registration starts on2/15/19: https://goo.gl/forms9SSvXGfw7y1hHV1K3

 

Youth Advocacy Day (YAD): 4/25 @ 8am-3:30pm @ City Hall:  An all-day event committed to youth empowerment and civic engagement for San Francisco’s youth. It is a day in which high school students have the opportunity to meet with city leaders and elected public officials to share their thoughts, concerns, and questions about issues

they care about as young people.  200 youth in the city will come to this event.  You can apply to be a Youth Leader for this event.  For more details: https://sangita108.wufoo.com/forms/qar4qpf02pxr22/

Questions: Contact Fong@bethechangeconsulting.com

 

Summer Program List: It’s not too early to plan for summer activity now.  For some of the programs, if you apply early, they may reduce the fee for you.  Please check out our updated Summer Program List: http://galileoweb.org/college/summer/  

 

For 9th, 10th, & 11th:

Summer Opportunity for 10th-12th @ SF Public Libraries: 4/18 @ Lunch time @ Courtyard & Cafeteria: Youth Engaged in Library Leadership (YELL). It’s a summer program for teens entering 10th grade to 12th grade. As a team, teens will design and deliver a public project, learn and lead STEM programs, and gain valuable work experience. Youth that complete all tasks are eligible to earn a $500 scholarship.

 

For 12th:

SF State Admission Follow-Up: 4/17 @ 2:15pm @ RM 260: Seniors, if you have been accepted to SF State and you intend to enroll at this college, please come meet their admission counselor and find out what you need to do next.  If you have not been accepted to SF State and you want to know why or you have other admission related questions for SF State, please come and talk to an admission staff. See you!

12th grade College Transition Workshop: 4/18 @ 2:15pm @ RM 555: Seniors, are you really ready to go to college?  What do you really need to know in order for you to enjoy the college years and graduate from it?  Come enjoy a refreshment and do fun and educational activities.

Beyond 12 Workshop: 4/19 @ 1:30pm-3pm @ RM 260: We’re excited to announce that SFUSD will again be partnering with Beyond 12 to support MBSK graduates. Beyond 12 is a nonprofit organization that has provided personalized coaching services to African American graduates in college for the last four years, and will continue the program with the class of 2019.

Their services include one-on-one virtual coaching from recent college graduates and a mobile application designed to help students transition to college and the workforce. They’ll be visiting each high school to host a workshop with African American 12th graders to: 1) introduce Beyond 12 and the role of Beyond 12 coaches; 2) learn more about our students and their college and career aspirations and; 3) share next steps for starting Beyond 12 coaching. African American seniors will receive a pass from their counselor to attend this event.

 

Most college admission decisions have been out by now.  Congratulations for getting into your dream college.  If you didn’t get into your dream college and would like to chat with a counselor to talk about your options, please come by at lunch time or after school or make an appointment.  You have more options than you think. If you haven’t visited the college you plan to attend, please make every effort to attend their admitted student day, so you can get to know the community better before you make your final choice.

5/1 is the last day for you to make a deposit at your 4-year college choice.  You can only deposit at one 4-year college; this deposit is not refundable.  After you make your decision, please be sure to submit on campus housing application form on time.  This is often a separate application and some colleges may require a separate deposit. Please read through all instructions on your college’s website.  If you’re not sure, please seek help from a counselor in RM 258 or an advisor in RM 209.

If you’re interested in applying for scholarships, please check the updated Scholarship List either onhttp://galileoweb.org/college/scholarships/ or on the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center (RM 258).  It’s also sent via Remind Text when it’s updated.

 

 

 

uAspire can help you with financial aid related questions now and during college years for free.  Please turn in your consent form to RM 209 ASAP. You can pick up a consent form in the Counseling Center or in RM 209.

If you’re interested in applying for scholarships, please check the updated Scholarship List either onhttp://galileoweb.org/college/scholarships/ or on the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center (RM 258).  It’s also sent via Remind Text when it’s updated.

 

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

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

 

FACULTY

 

URGENT:  ALL FACULTY AND STAFF:  All Faculty and Staff are mandated to read the Universal Precautions Information. The Asthma Information and the Green Cleaning Information sent to all via emial and THEN YOU MUST INITIAL THE ROSTER IN THE MAIN OFFICE THAT YOU HAVE READ THE INFORMATION.  DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019!!

 

FACULTY/STAFF KEYS–All Staff are required to identify the keys they have in their possession.  Please see me ASAP, Bettie, in the Main Office so I can record the keys that you possess.  Thanks! Bettie Grinnell

 

SENIOR HOMEROOM TEACHERS:  The Senior Panorama Photo will be taken on Thursday, April 25th during Homeroom.  Please bring your homeroom students to the Athletic Field Bleachers as soon as Homeroom starts. Please assist in seating the students so that the pictures can begin as soon as everyone is assembled.

 

SCHOOL ACCOUNTANT’S REGULAR DAY FOR 2018 – 2019 SCHOOL YEAR:  The school accountant will come on Thursdays from 8:30am – 3:30pm. She is located in one of the offices in Room 206.

**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:  The Social Committee provides breakfast for our days before school, as well as special celebrations throughout the school year, including HALLOWEEN, WINTER BREAK AND VALENTINE’S DAY AND RETIREMENT GIFTS FOR THOSE RETIRING AT THE END OF THE YEAR.  The contribution is $25.00 per year and helps with the costs of these celebrations.  Check or cash is fine. Please see Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office.     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. ALSO PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO MORE PARKING ON FRANCISCO STREET BY THE FLAG POLE.  CURRENTLY WE HAVE ALSO BEEN TOLD NOT TO PARK ON THE SIDE OF THE BUILDING ON FRANCISCO STREET AS THIS BREAKS THE LAW OF “NO DRIVING ON SIDEWALKS.”  Further information may be forthcoming.    Mrs. Grinnell

 

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

 

STAFF PHONE DIRECTORY:  The current Staff Phone Directory is now posted on Google Docs.  This document will be updated as needed.

 

TEACHER VOICEMAIL:  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.  It 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. Bettie Grinnell


TEACHER EMERGENCY CARDS:  Hi All– It is so important that we have current information on your emergency 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 emergency card to complete, please see me.  Thanks! Bettie Grinnell