Weekly Bulletin – October 19 – 23, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

OCTOBER 19 – 23, 2015

CONCISE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. CONCISE:expressing or covering much in few words; brief in form but comprehensive in scope; succinct; terse:

**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 Center announcement for 10/19-10/25

 

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

 

10/19 @ 12:20pm @ 104: Montana Tech. University: A 4 year, public, institution with 2,900 students, specializing in engineering, science, and health related degrees.  This university offers an excellent scholarship program and the job placement rate is at 90% overall, with many of our majors sitting at 100% placement.

10/19 @ 3:15pm @ 104: Pace University: A large private university in New York City and Westchester County, NY with all majors available.

10/21 @ 2:15pm @ 104: Boston College: A well respected Jesuit University with competitive admission.

10/21 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: LinkedIn:  The world’s largest professional network with a new college search feature.  Presentation will be done in English with Spanish and Cantonese translation.  Light dinner will be provided for both students and parents.

10/22 @ 2:15pm @ 104: UC San Diego

10/24 @ 9:00am-2:00pm @ CSU Chico: Discover the Chico Experience: includes campus tours, scholarship opportunities, financial aid, academic dept., residence halls, student activities and services, etc.  To register:www.csuchico.edu/admissions or for additional info., call 1800-542-4426 or visit: www.csuchico.edu/admissions

10/24 @ 9:00am-3:30pm @ UC Hastings, located at San Francisco’s Civic Center: 12th Annual Day at Law School (D@LS): This FREE event is for students k-12 and their parents who would like to learn more about law school, what it is like to attend law school, and what steps they could take to get there. Activities include mock classes, mock trial, campus tours, student panels and information sessions for parents in English and Spanish. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Parking at the UC Hastings garage is $9. To RSVP: http://dayatlawschoolsf.tumblr.com

10/24 @ 9:00am-2:00pm @ CSU Chico: Discover the Chico Experience: includes campus tours, scholarship opportunities, financial aid, academic dept., residence halls, student activities and services, etc.  To register: www.csuchico.edu/admissions or for additional info., call 1800-542-4426 or visit: www.csuchico.edu/admissions

 

10/25 @3:00pm-5:00pm @ the Sheraton Palo Alto on 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto: Pepperdine University:

For 9th & 10th:

JCYC Upward Bound is a college access program that provides year-round programming designed to help students find and maintain success in high school while learning about college application and financial aid processes.  Some program highlights include a six-week summer program where students get to live in college dorms as well as an annual trip to southern California to visit colleges like UCLA and USC.  For any motivated 9th and 10th graders interested learning more about the program, please drop by the Advisor Hub in room 209 on Mondays and Wednesdays and talk to Jeff Smith.

For 11th:

We encourage and recommend all juniors consider taking the ACT test for college admission eligibility.  Therefore we offer a low cost ACT prep class on campus.  This class will start in Jan. and ends in April just in time for the April ACT test.  Cost may range from $290 to $490 per student depending on the number of students taking the class.  Enrolled by 11/12.  For more details, please pick up a flyer in the College & Career in room 258.

For 12th:

10/21 @ 3:00pm-4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/22 @ 3:00pm-4:15pm in room 104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your GalileouAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

Please check out the scholarship posting.  It’s posted in the Counseling Center or from last week’s announcements. There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the  Fly-in Program list on the posting outside of room 255.

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016.  Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

 

Weekly Bulletin – October 12 – 16, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

OCTOBER 12 – 16, 2015

FRUGAL

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. FRUGAL: Avoiding waste; saving; costing little money. spare;   .

**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.

 

OKTOBERFEST FOOD FESTIVAL:  Friday, October 16th in the Courtyard during lunch time.  Support our clubs and classes.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

 

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

10/13 @ 12:20pm @ 104: Stanford University: A competitive ivy league located just 45 min. away from SF.

10/13 @ 3:15pm @ 104: UC LA

10/14 @ 11:40am @ 104: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts: A culinary college that was founded in 1895 and offers hands on training, teaching modern methods built on classic fundamentals.  Experience the world of global cuisine and develop your creativity!  You will have the opportunity to train alongside real world experienced instructors using fine ingredients and professional tools of the trade.

10/14 @ 2:15-3:15pm @ 555: Arts College Informational Forum:  Are you talented in arts or interested in studying arts related majors in college?  There is a huge annual Performing and Visual Art Fair in SF every fall.  Come learn how to prepare for the fair.  For more details about the fair:

http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/PVA-College-Fairs/Pages/San-Francisco.aspx

 

10/15 @ 11:45am @ 104: Embry Riddle Aeronautic University:The world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace with more than 70 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering, and Security & Intelligence.  It’s a small sized college with campus location in both Arizona and Florida.

10/16 @ 3:15pm @ 104: Vassar College: A beautiful, supportive, generous, and small sized liberal art college in upstate New York.

10/17 @ 8am-12pm @ CSU East Bay Preview Day: Come learn about East Bay and get campus tour.

10/17 @ 9am-3pm @ UC Berkeley on 200 South Hall Rd., Berkeley for College Camp by Hispanic Scholarship Fund: A half-day program of college preparation workshops designed for middle and high school students and their parents.  It’s free and workshops will be in bilingual of Spanish and English. Lunch will be provided and drawings for great prizes.  RSVP: HSF.net/events

10/17 & 10/18 @ Santa Clara University Open House: RSVP:www.scu.edu/openhouse

10/18 @ 10am-4:30pm @ Loyola Marymount University Open House: Tour campus & residence halls, join discussions with faculty, administrations and students, get an inside look at student & faculty projects in laboratories and studios, learn more about undergraduate admission, housing and financial aid. Visit: lmu.edu/openhouse for more details or to RSVP

10/18 @ 1:30pm-3:30pm @ Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis St, San Francisco: Vassar College: A beautiful, supportive, generous, and small sized liberal art college in upstate New York.

For 10th, 11th, 12th (If you have registered for the practice ACT test):

10/17 @ 8:30-1pm @ Galileo Academy: Please feel free to bring healthy snacks and water with you in addition to the #2 pencils, calculator, and student ID.  If you have not paid the $5 to Ms. S. Chan, please pay her by 10/14.

For 9th & 10th:

JCYC Upward Bound is a college access program that provides year-round programming designed to help students find and maintain success in high school while learning about college application and financial aid processes.  Some program highlights include a six-week summer program where students get to live in college dorms as well as an annual trip to southern California to visit colleges like UCLA and USC.  For any motivated 9th and 10th graders interested learning more about the program, please drop by the Advisor Hub in room 209 on Mondays and Wednesdays and talk to Jeff Smith.

For 10th & 11th (only if you have signed up for the PSAT):

10/8 @ 8am-12:35pm:  PSAT: Please be sure to arrive at school no later than 7:45am for this test.  Room location will be posted.

For 11th:

We encourage and recommend all juniors consider taking the ACT test for college admission eligibility.  Therefore we offer a low cost ACT prep class on campus.  This class will start in Jan. and ends in April just in time for the April ACT test.  Cost may range from $290 to $490 per student depending on the number of students taking the class.  Enrolled by 11/12.  For more details, please pick up a flyer in the College & Career in room 258.

For 12th:

10/14 @ 2:15pm-3:00pm in room 104: UCB Opportunity Scholarship Info.: Hear from current Cal Opportunity Scholarship Recipients about UC Berkeley, their college experience, and applying to college.

10/14 @ 3:00pm-4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop:Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/15 @ 2:15pm-4:15pm in room 104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/17 & 10/18 @ 1pm-6pm @ Mission High School on 3750 18th St.: The Great SF Personal Statement Weekend: 826 Valencia & Mission HS invite all high school seniors in SF to a weekend of free essay help.  Must register in advance:826valencia.org/psw2015

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

Please check out the scholarship posting.  It’s posted in the Counseling Center or from last week’s announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the attached Fly-in Program list from last week’s announcement or the posting outside of room 255.

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016.  Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – October 5 – 9, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

OCTOBER 5 – 9, 2015

CALCULATE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. CALCULATE:  To determine by by computation; arrive at by arithmetical means; to form an estimate of; to plan or design.

**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.

 

MAKE-UP PICTURE DAY:  Monday, October 5, 2015 all day in the Auditorium.  If you did not get your picture taken in September, Monday is the day.  You will receive your ID card once you get your picture taken.

 

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

10/5 @ 12:20pm @ 104: UC Santa Barbara

10/6 @ 7pm @ Nueva School on 131 E. 28th Ave. San Mateo: Tufts University: This is a large selective, private research institute near Boston.   A free program by Tufts University that includes the following topics: How do colleges evaluate a high school transcript?  Tips on successful essay writing & the impact of an application supplement.  The role of recommendations and interviews in a highly-selective admission process and how to highlight “intangible” factors.  To RSVP: http://admissions.tufts.edu/visit/in-your-area/

10/7 @ 7:00pm @ Double Tree by Hilton – Berkeley Marina at 200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley: The NUUE Tour: The University of Notre Dame, University of Virginia, Emory University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be hosting an informational presentation for you.  If interested, please RSVP at www.theNUUEtour.org

 

10/8 @ 11:45am @ 104: University of Southern California (USC): A highly competitive university in Los Angeles area and it’s known for many majors.

For 9th & 10th:

JCYC Upward Bound is a college access program that provides year-round programming designed to help students find and maintain success in high school while learning about college application and financial aid processes.  Some program highlights include a six-week summer program where students get to live in college dorms as well as an annual trip to southern California to visit colleges like UCLA and USC.  For any motivated 9th and 10th graders interested learning more about the program, please drop by the Advisor Hub in room 209 on Mondays and Wednesdays and talk to Jeff Smith.

For 10th, 11th, & 12th:

10/7 @ lunch time @courtyard: This Way Ahead is a job-readiness program for students from age 16-18.  The program is from January –April 2016 that teaches you how to get a job and keep a job. This Way Ahead helps you build or strengthen your resume, cover letter, interviewing skills and includes a $100 stipend every month, a free monthly Muni pass, a savings account and bounces in money management. When you finish the program, you will be eligible for an exclusive paid summer internship at Gap, Old Navy, or Banana Republic stores. Everyone who completes This Way Ahead will become members of Enterprise and have access to our year round job bank, 3 paid summer employment programs and college and career counseling.

Since SAT will have a new scoring system starting with your class, counselors recommend that you try the ACT test instead.  Therefore, we will be offering a full-length ACT practice test for $5 on 10/17 from 8:30-1pm at Galileo.  If you want to take this test, please register onwww.compassprep.com/galileoACT or call 415-464-8600 for details or speak to your counselor, advisor, or college and career counselor about this one time only opportunity. Registration deadline is 10/14.

 

For 11th:

If you want to take the PSAT on 10/14 from 8am-12:35pm on campus, please sign up with Ms. S. Chan in the College & Career Center in room 258.  The score for this test can help you enter the National Merritt Scholarship.   We only have 100 seats for juniors.  The sign-up deadline is 10/7.

For 11th, 12th:

If you have registered for Step to College class is every Friday from 3:30-5:30pm in room 107.

 

For 12th:

 

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list from last week’s announcement or the posting outside of room 255.

10/7 @ 2:15pm-3:15pm in room 104: Tips for Writing the Common App. Essay by University of San Francisco (USF):This is the first university in San Francisco and it’s known for business, nursing, and education.  If you attend this workshop, you can get your college essay edited by USF admission staff for free.

10/7 @ 3:15pm-4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop:Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/8 @ 2:15pm-3:30pm in room 104: Writing the UC Personal Statements by UC Berkeley: Get tips and ideas on how to write the UC Personal Statements and learn about UC Berkeley.

10/8 @ 3:30pm-4:30pm @104: College Application Workshop:Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

10/9 @ 12pm @ the Auditorium: All seniors must report to the auditorium at this time to go to the mandatory SFUSD College Fair in St. Mary’s Cathedral.  You will be dismissed from the cathedral.

10/10 @ 9am-1pm @ UC San Francisco: Maps to College:Trilingual workshops: must RSVP: http://eaop.ucsf.edu

– 三藩市加大舉辦“大學地圖”: 歡迎12年級學生和家長 :用中文,西班牙語和英語提供:必須提前報名:http://eaop.ucsf.edu

– Mapa hacia la universidad. Taller para estudiantes de 12º y sus padres: en Chino, Inglés, y Español: Debe reservar su puesto en: http://eaop.ucsf.edu

10/17 & 10/18 @ 1pm-6pm @ Mission High School on 3750 18th St.: The Great SF Personal Statement Weekend: 826 Valencia & Mission HS invite all high school seniors in SF to a weekend of free essay help.  Must register in advance:826valencia.org/psw2015

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

Please check out the scholarship posting.  It’s posted in the Counseling Center or from last week’s announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016.  Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – September 28 – October 2, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 28 – OCTOBER s, 2015

 

BESTOW

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. BESTOW: to present as a gift; give; confer;to put to some use; apply.

**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.

 

ASB store (room 150) is selling Galileo hooded sweatshirt @ $25 discount for teachers and staff only.Limited sizes.Check out the Galileo website and click Spirit Week.Each day is a different dress-up. You may already have them in your closet. Make sure to wear anything purple or Galileo gear on Friday, October 2 at the 71st Song and Yell Contest. Let’s teach our students what is school spirit. Go Lions!

Mr. Wing

ASB Advisor

 

For 9th & 10th:

JCYC Upward Bound is a college access program that provides year-round programming designed to help students find and maintain success in high school while learning about college application and financial aid processes.  Some program highlights include a six-week summer program where students get to live in college dorms as well as an annual trip to southern California to visit colleges like UCLA and USC.  For any motivated 9th and 10th graders interested learning more about the program, please drop by the Advisor Hub in room 209 on Mondays and Wednesdays and talk to Jeff Smith.

 

For 11th:

Since SAT will have a new scoring system starting with your class, counselors recommend that you try the ACT test instead.  Therefore, we will be offering a full-length ACT practice test for $5 on 10/17 from 8:30-1pm at Galileo.  If you want to take this test, please register on www.compassprep.com/galileoACT or call 415-464-8600 for details or speak to your counselor, advisor, or college and career counselor about this one time only opportunity.  Registration deadline is 10/14.

If you want to take the PSAT on 10/14 from 8am-12:35pm on campus, please sign up with Ms. S. Chan in the College & Career Center in room 258.  The score for this test can help you enter the National Merritt Scholarship.   We only have 100 seats for juniors.

For 11th, 12th:

Step to College is open for registration. The class is taught by a SF State professor every Friday from 3:30-5:30pm at Galileo. Students receive elective HS credit and 3 college units for each semester.  If you’re interested, please see Mr. Harper in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list from last week’s announcement or the posting outside of room 255.

The QuestBridge National College Match is now open and will be due by 9/25/15.  This maybe a full ride scholarship for a prestige college.  If you qualify for free or reduced-price lunch program, family income is less than $60,000 and have high grades, check it out: www.questbridge.org

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

Please check out the scholarship posting.  It’s posted in the Counseling Center or from last week’s announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016. Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – September 21 – 25, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 21 – 25, 2015

 

ARTICULATE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ARTICULATE:using language easily and fluently; having facility with words;  and precise in relation to other parts:

**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.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

 

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

9/21 @ 12:20pm @ 104: California College of the Arts: this is a local private arts college with a campus in Berkeley and in SF.  They have a variety of art majors.

9/21 @ 3:15pm @ 104: New York University: a private, selective and competitive university in New York, NY with many campuses internationally.  Known for film, performing arts and many other majors.

9/22 @ 6:30pm @ De La Salle HS on 1130 Winton Dr., Concord: University of Notre Dame: This is a large Catholic research university in Indiana.  It’s a well-respected and selective university.   Information session for parents, students, and counselors.  For more details: admissions.nd.edu/ndontheroad

9/23 @ 11:45am @104: UC Riverside: Still considered as a large UC campus and known for medical school acceptance rate with many other major choices.   

9/24 @ 11:45am @104: Dominican University: A small liberal arts college just across the Golden Gate Bridge.  It’s well known for nursing and education; but it has a wide range of majors.

9/24 @ 2:30-4:30pm @104: Wishbone Application Workshop:  A non-profit program can help fund your dream summer program, whether it be studying at a particular college, traveling abroad, or backpacking with a wilderness program. Come work on the application today.

9/24 @ 7pm @ Urban School of San Francisco, 1563 Page St, San Francisco: Dartmouth College: This is a well-respected and competitive medium size college in New Hampshire.  To RSVP for this free informational session:http://dartgo.org/ontheroad

9/24 @ 7pm @ The French-American International School on 150 Oak St. SF: Georgetown University: One of the country’s top Jesuit colleges in DC.  Known for international relations and many other majors.  To RSVP:http://uadmissions.georgetown.edu/visiting/your-area/us-cities

9/25 @ 12:20pm @104: SF State University: The closest CA State University you can apply to.  There is a wide range of majors.

9/25 @ 3:15pm @104: University of the Pacific: A private and small college located in Stockton, CA, known for pharmacy and pre dental majors.  If you don’t graduate in 4 years, it’s tuition free for the 5th year.

For 9th & 10th:

JCYC Upward Bound is a college access program that provides year-round programming designed to help students find and maintain success in high school while learning about college application and financial aid processes.  Some program highlights include a six-week summer program where students get to live in college dorms as well as an annual trip to southern California to visit colleges like UCLA and USC.  For any motivated 9th and 10th graders interested learning more about the program, please drop by the Advisor Hub in room 209 on Mondays and Wednesdays and talk to Jeff Smith.

 

For 11th:

Since SAT will have a new scoring system starting with your class, counselors recommend that you try the ACT test instead.  Therefore, we will be offering a full-length ACT practice test for $5 on 10/17 from 8:30-1pm at Galileo.  If you want to take this test, please register on www.compassprep.com/galileoACT or call 415-464-8600 for details or speak to your counselor, advisor, or college and career counselor about this one time only opportunity.  Registration deadline is 10/14.

If you want to take the PSAT on 10/14 from 8am-12:35pm on campus, please sign up with Ms. S. Chan in the College & Career Center in room 258.  The score for this test can help you enter the National Merritt Scholarship.   We only have 100 seats for juniors.

For 11th, 12th:

Step to College is open for registration. The class is taught by a SF State professor every Friday from 3:30-5:30pm at Galileo. Students receive elective HS credit and 3 college units for each semester.  If you’re interested, please see Mr. Harper in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.    

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list from last week’s announcement or the posting outside of room 255.

9/22 @ 12:20pm in room 104: Making Waves CAP Scholarship: If you want free mentoring during college years and up to $5,000 of scholarship per year (renewable), personalized financial aid support and professional & peer networking opportunities, don’t miss this opportunity!

9/23 @ 2:15pm- 3:15pm @104: Tips for Writing the Common App. Essays by University of San Francisco.  This is the first college in SF and it’s known for business, nursing, and education.  If you come to this workshop, USF admission counselors will also edit your Common App. Essay for free even if you don’t apply to USF.

9/23 @ 3:15pm- 4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

9/23 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: The College Application Presentation for 12th students & parents.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

9/24 @ 2:15pm- 2:30pm @104: UC Berkeley IAP Scholarship: if you’re interested in applying to UCB and want a scholarship and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 unweighted or UC GPA of 3.8 weighted, you have met part of the scholarship requirements.  Come to this info. meeting to check out the other requirements.  Thank you.

The QuestBridge National College Match is now open and will be due by 9/25/15.  This maybe a full ride scholarship for a prestige college.  If you qualify for free or reduced-price lunch program, family income is less than $60,000 and have high grades, check it out: www.questbridge.org

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

Please check out the scholarship posting.  It’s posted in the Counseling Center or from last week’s announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016. Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – September 14 – 18, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

SEPTEMBER 14 – 18, 2015

        APTITUDE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. APTITUDE: capability; ability; readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. 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.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

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

9/15 @ 3:15pm @104: Santa Fe University of Arts and Design: this is a comprehensive performing arts college in Santa Fe, New Mexico and they provide excellent scholarship opportunities.

916 @ 11:45am @104: UC San Diego

9/16 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: How to Choose the Most Ideal College Presentation for all grade level parents and students.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

9/17 @ 11:45am @104: Wishbone: this program can help fund your dream summer program, whether it be studying at a particular college, traveling abroad, or backpacking with a wilderness program.  Come check out how easy the process is.

 

9/18 @ 11:45am @104: Smith College: A small liberal arts women college in MA.  It’s well known and competitive.  It offers a fly-in program as well.  Come meet a Galileo alumni who recently graduated from Smith College.

9/19 @ 10-3pm @ Mission High School: U CAN go to College: this is a historically black college & university fair.  For seniors, if you bring HS transcript (bring many copies), SAT/ACT scores (if available), 2 letters of recommendation (if available), Person essay (optional), Resume (bring many copies), you can get on the spot admission decisions.

9/20 @ 2-4pm @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose for Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Free information session.  To see a list of other meetings visit: mitadmissions.org/visit/travel

For 11th, 12th:

Step to College is open for registration. The class is taught by a SF State professor every Friday from 3:30 – 5:30pm at Galileo. Students receive elective HS credit and 3 college units for each semester.  If you’re interested, please see Mr. Harper in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list in your School Loop account or the posting outside of room 255.

9/16 @ 2:15pm- 4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

9/17 @ 2:15pm- 2:45pm @104: Tips for Writing the Common App. Essays by Clark University

917 @ 2:45pm- 3:00pm @104: Clark University: this is a private medium sized college in MA.  It promotes and supports students to do social change and has generous scholarships.

9/17 @ 3:00pm- 4:15pm @104: College Application Workshop: Come and work on your college application and get your questions answered.

9/23 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: The College Application Presentation for 12th students & parents.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

The QuestBridge National College Match is now open and will be due by 9/28/15.  This maybe a full ride scholarship for a prestige college.  If you qualify for free or reduced-price lunch program, family income is less than $60,000 and have high grades, check it out: www.questbridge.org

All seniors, please turn in your uAspire consent form to room 209 as soon as possible. Look for Michael, your Galileo uAspire advisor if you need a form. He is here to help seniors throughout the financial aid process.

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies (CAHS) at City College of SF is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016.  Application deadline is 11/9/15.  To apply or for more details: www.ccsf.edu/cahs or call 415-239-3152.  There is program orientations in October, November, and December, please email cahs@ccsf.edu for exact dates.  This program helps you earn an A.S. Degree for a career in The Hospitality Industry: Culinary Arts Management, Food Service Management, and Hotel Management.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

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