Weekly Bulletin – August 19 – 23, 2019


Weekly Bulletin

AUGUST 19 – 23, 2019


WORD OF THE WEEK:  WELCOME: Received gladly into one’s presence or companionship, as in “Welcome to Galileo!”

 Giving pleasure : received with gladness or delight especially in response to a need, as in “Welcome to Galileo!”

 Willingly permitted or admitted, as in “Welcome to Galileo!”






The first day of the new school year is Monday, August 19th.

There is a special Bell Schedule that day:

On August 19th, go to homeroom at 8 am to get your schedule. Each period after that will be 55 minutes.

Homeroom (to get your schedule of classes): 8:00-8:30

1st period: 8:35-9:30

2nd period: 9:35-10:30

3rd period: 10:35-11:30

4th period: 11:35-12:30

LUNCH: 12:30-1:10

5th period: 1:15-2:10

6th period: 2:15-3:10




Welcome Assembly – Friday, August 30, 2019 Double 4th Period

Galileo Club Day – Friday, August 30, 2019 during Lunch in the Courtyard

Monday, September 2, 2019 – Labor Day Holiday, No School

Wednesday,September 4 & Thursday, September 5 – School Picture Days for 9th, 10th & 11th grades

Friday, September 6, 2019 – Pep Rally during Lunch in the Courtyard

Thursday, September 26, 2019 – Back to School Night – 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Friday, September 17, 2019 – End of First Marking Period




SCHOOL ACCOUNTANT’S REGULAR DAY FOR 2019 – 2020 SCHOOL YEAR:  The school accountant, Eva, 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 (or will be shortly) on the Galileo Website on the Staff page.  This document will be updated as needed. See me if you need the passwordl.


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