Weekly Bulletin – May 6 – 10, 2019

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MAY 6 – 10, 2019

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:  VE DAY – Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as VE Day or V-E Day, is celebrated on Tuesday, 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

STUDENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS:

AP Testing – May 6 – 17, 2019 Bay Street Gyms

 

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 4/29/19-5/12/19

 

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 :

 

College Ambassador Meeting:  5/7 @ Lunch time @ RM 263: If you want to get a head start on college preparation or have any questions about what to do after college acceptance, join this group of motivated students.

Spring & 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/  

 

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:

For 11th:

For 12th Grade:

 

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.

African American College Signing Day 2019: 5/8 @ 5:30pm -8pm @ Phillip and Sala Burton Academic High School, 400 Mansell St, SF: In coordination with former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, come join the African American Parent Advisory Council, SFUSD, & others across the city of SF in a banquet celebrating African American high school seniors.

To learn more about this AAALI sponsored event, speak with your counselor.

To RSVP: collegesigningday2019.eventbrite.com

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

 

BOOK CELEBRATION:  Everyone is invited to a Book Release Party by Kristy Morrison and Jennifer Stangland and their students:  We All Belong: Reflections About Borders from the Students of Galileo High School on Wednesday May 23, 2019, at 6:30pm at The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway Street, San Francisco, CA 94133.  Everyone is Welcome!

 

RETIREMENT AND END OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION:  

END OF THE YEAR LUNCH CELEBRATION

CELEBRATION OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

and

Honor and Wish our Retiree Happiness!

MICHAEL ROMAN

                      FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

Save the Date & Come Celebrate!

Social Hour: 1:00pm  Lunch 1:30pm

Capurro’s Restaurant–498 Jefferson St. at Hyde

 

 

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