Weekly Bulletin – March 13 – 17, 2017

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 13-17, 2017

 

PATRICK’S DAY

March 17, 2017

FACULTY/STAFF

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

Saint Patrick’s Day was made an official Christian feast day in the early 17th century and is observed by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland), the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Lutheran Church. The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, céilithe, and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks. Christians also attend church services and the Lenten restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol are lifted for the day.

St Patrick’s Day parades began in North America in the 18th century but did not spread to Ireland until the 20th century. The participants generally include marching bands, the military, fire brigades, cultural organisations, charitable organisations, voluntary associations, youth groups, fraternities, and so on. However, over time, many of the parades have become more akin to a carnival.

**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:  DO NOT PARK IN THE WHITE BUS ZONES BEFORE SCHOOL AND DURING THE SCHOOL DAY!! 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 CARD STICKERS: are sold at ASB office (room 150) @ $5.00. Discount for dances, sweatshirts, lanyards, & other school spirit items.

 

ASB STUDENT STORE: in room 150 is selling healthy drinks, snacks, hand towels, mugs,  poms poms, and other school spirit items.

 

STUDENT ID CARDS: Our Student ID Card software has been updated with the latest student pictures and is now up and running. If you know any current students or new/transfer students in need of an ID card, please direct them to Ms. Rivera in the Counseling office (258E), where our ID printer is located.

For any new/transfer students, first ID card is free of charge. All replacement ID cards will cost $2.

PATRICK’S DAY:Everyone wear green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this Friday, March 17.

 

TALENT SHOW ASSEMBLY is Friday, March 24 during double period 4.

 

ASB ELECTION: is Wed., April 12 during HR

 

CHINESE KARAOKE CONTEST: is Friday night, April 21 in the auditorium.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 3/13 – 19/17

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

The current Summer Program List is sent via SchoolLoop and posted outside of room 255.

3/15 Naval Academy Info. Session @ 9am & @ 10:05am @ RM 157: This is one of the military colleges we have in the country.  It’s competitive and located in the beautiful Annapolis, Maryland.  There will be a presentation on the exploration and application of the principles of physics in film and fiction.  Additionally, there will be information about two summer programs offered at the US Naval Academy.  If you want to attend this presentation and need a pass, please see Ms. S. Chan in room 258F.  

3/27-3/31 Spring Break Performing Arts Camp for Teens @ Wilsey Center for Opera, 4th floor of the War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue @ McAllister Street, SF: Fill your Spring Break with music, poetry, dance, theater and digital media storytelling! San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet, A.C.T., Youth Speaks, and Citizen Film in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs. Lots of exciting opportunities to work with local artists and meet teens from diverse communities.  No performing experience required.  Cost: $10 application fee; tuition is $0-$200. Scholarships available, no teen turned away for lack of funds.  Apply ASAP.  For more details or to apply: https://sfopera.com/pac

For 10th & 11th:

Outward Bound Leadership Summer Camp & full scholarship opportunity: If you want to develop leadership skills and loves being outdoor, come check out this opportunity!  Application deadline is 3/15.  For more info: https://goo.gl/R1NSom

For 11th & 12th:

3/14 College Ambassador Meeting @ 12:20pm @ RM 104: This is your weekly meeting.

For 9th:

3/16 Minds Matter @ 2:15pm @ RM 104:  This is a FREE program that offers 2 adult professional mentors for the rest of your high school career.  They will also provide college prep. resources such as SAT prep, summer programs, college campus visit for FREE.  They look for low income and first generation to college students.  If you’re a freshman, please come check out this fantastic opportunity or work on the application form with us.

For 11th:

GenesysWorks Interview Prep @ 11:45am @ RM 104: Genesys Works Applicants –

During this time a Genesys Works representative will be there to give you tips about what to do during your interview and how to prepare.  This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get in the zone before your interview!

If you’re interested in applying for a gigantic scholarship, please check outQuestBridge.  This is a super competitive scholarship program.  We’ve had maybe 1 student per year who has won this scholarship.  To learn more about the awards and selection criteria: www.questbridge.org   If interested, apply by 3/22/17.

For 12th:

3/16 CCSF Placement Result Pick Up @ 11:45am @ RM 104: If you have taken the CCSF placement result but didn’t meet with a CCSF counselor about your result, please come pick up your result and find out what the next step is.  Thank you.    

3/18 & 4/1 Notre Dame De Namur University for Admitted Students @ 10am-12:30pm @ 1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont: Seniors, if you have been accepted by this university, come learn more about it before you decide if this is the right place for you.  To RSVP: www.ndnu.edu/ugevents or call 650-508-3600

Worth Our Weight Boot Camp (WOW) @ Santa Rosa: This is a culinary boot camp, which is a 12-week program that includes professional food service preparation, catering and farm to table gardening.  The tuition is $1,200 and the house dorm room is $225 per 12 week session.  Partial & full scholarships available.  For more info.:www.worthourweight.org

uAspire can help you with financial aid related questions, please see Michael in room 209 if you have any questions.

Scholarships: A current list is sent via SchoolLoop.  A hard copy will be posted in the Counseling Center.  If you’re interested, please check out the details in the attached list ASAP.  See examples below:

LATA Scholarship: Between $1,000 to $5,000.  To qualify: graduating Latino seniors attending SF public HS.  Dreamers welcomed to apply!  You can complete application in either English or Spanish.  For more details: www.latasf.org You can pick up an application from Ms. Chan in room 258 or Michael in room 209.  Application deadline:3/17/2017.  

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

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – November 14 – 18, 2016

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

November 14 – 18, 2016

TRANSITION

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK:  TRANSITION:  the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. A current example in our county is the transition of Presidents in America currently from President Barack Obama to President Elect Donald Trump.

**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 CARD STICKERS: are sold at ASB office (room 150) @ $5.00. Discount for dances, sweatshirts, lanyards, & other school spirit items.

ASB STUDENT STORE: in room 150 is selling healthy drinks, snacks, hand towels, mugs,  poms poms, and other school spirit items.

STUDENT ID CARDS: Our Student ID Card software has been updated with the latest student pictures and is now up and running. If you know any current students or new/transfer students in need of an ID card, please direct them to Ms. Rivera in the Counseling office (258E), where our ID printer is located.

For any new/transfer students, first ID card is free of charge. All replacement ID cards will cost $2.

HOLIDAY DOOR DECORATING CONTEST: is Thursday, Dec. 1 from 2:15 – 3:15 PM. The theme is “Winter Wonderland.”

HARVEST FOOD FESTIVAL: is Friday, Nov. 18 in the Courtyard during lunch time.

WINTER ASSEMBLY: is Friday, Dec. 2 in the auditorium during double period 4.

WINTER BALL: at Hyatt Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf on Dec. 14 from 6 – 10 PM. DJ music for dancing and karaoke for singing. Free ice cream dessert and drinks. Photography by Prestige/Lifetouch. Tickets are sold at ASB store (room 150) during lunch time and after school.

COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 11/7 – 11/16

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

11/14 Notre Dame De Namur University @ 3:15pm @ 104: Established in 1851, this is the third oldest college in California. NDNU is a Catholic, not-for-profit, coeducational university located in Belmont, which is about 15 min. of drive from SF. It has 1,000 students with dorms available.  NDNU’s programs will be widely known for their innovative synthesis of liberal arts learning, professionally-oriented learning and core values.

11/16 SF Achievers Info. Session @ 10:30am @ RM 462: This is a nonprofit organization ion SF that provides mentorships and scholarships for African American male students who graduate from a SF public high school.  Please come and learn about the program.  Lunch will be provided.

11/16 Santa Fe University of Arts & Design @ 11:45am @ RM 104: This is a small private arts college with a wide range of art, film, and writing majors.  It is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which is a beautiful small friendly city.  We are able to nominate you for scholarships for this college.

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers! This swim school for children is located in the Presidio. This can be a part-time or full-time job and they will train you.  No prior swim teaching experience is required.  Hourly pay is $16-$28.  For more details, see posting in the Counseling Center or go towww.swimlpb.com

Mission Bit: A company where high school student can earn $300 for taking a FREE coding class in spring semester and by participating in the leadership development fellowship. As a part of the fellowship, students will learn how to code, take part in service learning projects and get an opportunity to work on issues most affecting residents in San Francisco. Please indicate if you’re interested on t

he application and they will follow up with more information.  To apply online: www.missionbit.com  Application deadline is 1/13/17 by 5pm.

CodeNow: This is a FREE hands-on coding experience in SF. Working closely with professional engineers, students have the opportunity to create interactive games and applications. By the end of the workshop, students will gain an understanding of essential programming concepts, 25 hours of practical experience, and insight into a career in the technology field.  The program will even provide lunch, snacks, transportation stipend and giveaways.  For more details or to apply: https://www.codenow.org/get-involved/apply/Application deadline is 11/16.

Thursdays @ 2:30pm-4pm @ RM 119: FREE workshops on how to save money & be an entrepreneur:Learn how to make a business plan, network with future entrepreneurs, learn about PsC and visit their offices and receive college prep support from professional.  For more details, stop by Futurama in room 119.

For 11th & 12th:

Bank of America is seeking Student Leader for an 8 week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization. You will also learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills; in addition to attending a Summit held in Washington DC (in the summer with all expenses paid) to learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together.  For more details, see posting in the Counseling Center or call 1-800-218-9946.   

11/15 College Ambassador Meeting @ 12:20pm @ RM 104: This is your weekly meeting.

Part-Time Job at an Accounting Company: If you’re interested in learning what’s it like to be an accountant or work in an accounting company, check out this part-time job at a small accounting company.  This job includes basic office support and you will be trained for the job.  You need to be able to pay attention to details and be able to work individually as well as in a group.  For more details, please see posting in the Counseling Center.

For 11th:

11/14 is the registration deadline if you want to take the low cost ACT prep class from 1/4/17-4/5/17 on Wed. from 2:30-4:30pm at Galileo.  Cost will range from $290-$490 per student depending on enrollment.  For more details or to sign-up, please see Ms. S. Chan in room 258F.

For 12th:

11/16 & 11/17 College Application Workshop @ 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 104: Come work on your CSU Application, Common Application, UC Application or any other college applications of your choice.  We can help answer questions along the way.

Young Adult Worklink is a non-profit program that provides job readiness training, job search assistance, and paid internships for young people between the ages of 17-24.  To apply or for more info., contact Hai Chi Vu:haichv@cycsf.org or call 415-752-9675.  You can also read more details on the posting in the Counseling Center.

uAspire can help you with financial aid related questions, please see Michael in room 209 if you have any questions.

The Fly-In Program List is sent via SchoolLoop and posted outside of room 255:  If you want to apply for a grant to visit some private colleges for FREE, check out this list and apply.  Most of the colleges that offer a Fly-In Program will also provide large amount of scholarship.  If you need help with the application, ask one of the advisors in room 209, or Ms. S. Chan in room 258 or ask your academic counselor.  Good luck!

Scholarships:  A current list is sent via SchoolLoop.  A hard copy will be posted in the Counseling Center.  If you’re interested, please check out the details in the attached list ASAP.   

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

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – November 7 – 11, 2016

ALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

NOVEMBER 7 – 11, 2016

VETERANS DAY

November 11, 2106

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: VETERANS DAY: Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans, that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I; major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. The United States previously observed Armistice Day. The U.S. holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.

Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service.

**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 CARD STICKERS: are sold at ASB office (room 150) @ $5.00. Discount for dances, sweatshirts, lanyards, & other school spirit items.

ASB STUDENT STORE: in room 150 is selling healthy drinks, snacks, hand towels, mugs,  poms poms, and other school spirit items.

STUDENT ID CARDS: Our Student ID Card software has been updated with the latest student pictures and is now up and running. If you know any current students or new/transfer students in need of an ID card, please direct them to Ms. Rivera in the Counseling office (258E), where our ID printer is located.

For any new/transfer students, first ID card is free of charge. All replacement ID cards will cost $2.

HOLIDAY DOOR DECORATING CONTEST: is Thursday, Dec. 1 from 2:15 – 3:15 PM. The theme is “Winter Wonderland.”

HARVEST FOOD FESTIVAL: is Friday, Nov. 18 in the Courtyard during lunch time.

WINTER ASSEMBLY: is Friday, Dec. 2 in the auditorium during double period 4.

WINTER BALL: at Hyatt Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf on Dec. 14 from 6 – 10 PM. DJ music for dancing and karaoke for singing. Free ice cream dessert and drinks. Photography by Prestige/Lifetouch. Tickets are sold at ASB store (room 150) during lunch time and after school.

COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 11/7 – 11/16

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

11/7 Pennsylvania College of Technology @ 12:20pm @ RM 104: This college is an affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University, where they are committed to hands-on applied technology with access to state-of-the art equipment. They offers over 100+ majors in both Associate and Bachelor degrees.  The average class size is 17 students and for every 1 hour of lecture students get 3 hours of lab time.  Penn College has a 96% graduation placement rate and an overall student population of 5,500.

11/7 UC Berkeley Fiat Lux Scholarship Info. Session @ 3:15pm@ RM 104: Come talk to a Galileo Alumni who is currently attending UCB about her experience as a Fiat Lux Scholar. This scholarship is for students who are first-generation, low-income college students.  Academic and personal transitions support will be provided.

11/8 Kettering University @ 3:15pm @ RM 104: This is a small private co-op university located in Michigan.  They have a strong STEM and engineering focus.

11/9 Concurrent Enrollment Info. @ Skyline College @ 5pm-7pm: Learn about the concurrent enrollment program at Skyline Community College.  Earn FREE college credits while you’re still in HS!  5pm-6pm is dinner and 6pm-7pm is presentation. Free shuttle service is available from the Daly City Bart Station when you attend the college.

11/10 Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT/NTID) @ 11:45am @ RM 104: RIT is a world-class university with model access services for students with hearing loss.  More than 1200 students with hearing loss from all over the nation and with varying communication modes study at RIT/NTID alongside some 14,000 hearing students in the 9 colleges of RIT, of which NTID is one of the 9 colleges RIT has more than 200 programs to choose from, outstanding access & support services and a special discounted tuition rate for qualified students with hearing loss.

11/11 Reed College @ 2:15pm @ RM 104: This is a private competitive liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon.

11/11 UndocuGators Open House @ 3pm-5pm @ SF State University: If you’re interested in attending SF State but worry about financing it, please check out their support services for undocumented students.  This is a free event located on SFSU campus in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks A-C. To RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/UndocuGatorsOH

11/11 Explore Occidental College @ Occidental College in LA:This is an open house. This is a nationally recognized liberal arts college of 2100 students that integrates the close access to faculty with the cultural and intellectual resources of Los Angeles.  Learn more and register at www.oxy.edu/admission-aid  

11/12 California College of the Arts (CCA) Preview Day @9:30am-3:30pm @ both SF & Oakland Campus: The studio doors will be open to you and your family and this year coincides with CCA’s Alumni + Family Weekend.  Experience CCA through campus tours, studio visits, and learn about our majors by speaking with faculty at the Academic Program Fair. Admissions and financial aid information will be available at each campus. Portfolio reviews take place on the Oakland campus. Shuttle service between campuses is provided.  For more details:https://www.cca.edu/calendar/2016/2016-fall-preview-day

11/12 University of the Pacific Preview Day @ 9am-3:30pm @ campus in Stockton, CA: This is a FREE open house on campus.  You can connect with students and faculty, learn how Pacific makes admission decisions, learn more about scholarship and financial aid opportunities.  Presentation will also be available in Spanish.  For more details or to register:go.pacific.edu/previewday or call 209-946-2211

11/13 Johnson & Wales University (JWU) @ 1pm @  Four Points by Sheraton Pleasanton, 5115 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA: This is an accredited and well respected private university for business, arts & sciences, culinary arts, education, engineering, equine management, hospitality, and engineering technology programs.  They have different campus across the US. Experience Your Future Now!  A free admissions info. meeting: learn how a JWU education is different from other colleges, get information on financial aid & scholarships, meet your local JWU admissions representative.  For RSVP: email Jill Naughton:jnaughton@admissions.jwu.edu or call 415-596-7605.  For more details: admission.jwu.edu.  You may also bring your official or unofficial transcript for a preliminary review.

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers! This swim school for children is located in the Presidio.  This can be a part-time or full-time job and they will train you.  No prior swim teaching experience is required.  Hourly pay is $16-$28.  For more details, see posting in the Counseling Center or go towww.swimlpb.com

Mission Bit: A company where high school student can earn $300 for taking a FREE coding class in spring semester and by participating in the leadership development fellowship. As a part of the fellowship, students will learn how to code, take part in service learning projects and get an opportunity to work on issues most affecting residents in San Francisco. Please indicate if you’re interested on the application and they will follow up with more information.  To apply online: www.missionbit.com Application deadline is 1/13 17 by 5pm.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Holocaust from volunteering, reading or even doing a history fellowship with scholarship and volunteer hours, please check our the Jewish Family and Children’s Services website for details:jfcsonline@jfcs.org

CodeNow: This is a FREE hands-on coding experience in SF. Working closely with professional engineers, students have the opportunity to create interactive games and applications. By the end of the workshop, students will gain an understanding of essential programming concepts, 25 hours of practical experience, and insight into a career in the technology field.  The program will even provide lunch, snacks, transportation stipend and giveaways.  For more details or to apply:https://www.codenow.org/get-involved/apply/ Application deadline is 11/16.

TeenTechSF connects 1500 teens in the Bay Area and around the world with tech leaders from Apply to Zynga through presentations & workshops on coding, app. creation, game design, global tech trends, and entrepreneurship.  Run by and for teens, all events are FREE.  There will be a Hackathonn in Nov. and Global Youth Summit & World Pitch on Dec. 3rd.  For more info. please check out: TeenTechSF.org or  https://www.facebook.com/teentechsf/  or see the flyer posted in the Counseling Center.

Thursdays @ 2:30pm-4pm @ RM 119: FREE workshops on how to save money & be an entrepreneur: Learn how to make a business plan, network with future entrepreneurs, learn about PsC and visit their offices and receive college prep support from professional.  For more details, stop by Futurama in room 119.

For 11th & 12th:

11/8 College Ambassador Meeting @ 12:20pm @ RM 104: This is your weekly meeting.

Part-Time Job at an Accounting Company: If you’re interested in learning what’s it like to be an accountant or work in an accounting company, check out this part-time job at a small accounting company, check out this part-time job at a small accounting company.  This job includes basic office support and you will be trained for the job.  You need to be able to pay attention to details and be able to work individually as well as in a group.  For more details, please see posting in the Counseling Center.

For 11th:

11/9 is the registration deadline if you want to take the low costACT prep class from 1/4/17-4/5/17 on Wed. from 2:30-4:30pm at Galileo.  Cost will range from $290-$490 per student depending on enrollment.  For more details or to sign-up, please see Ms. S. Chan in room 258F.

For 12th:

11/9 College Application Workshop @ 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 104: Come work on your CSU Application, Common Application, UC Application or any other college applications of your choice. We can help answer questions along the way.

11/10 College Application Workshop @ 3:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 104: Come work on your CSU Application, Common Application, UC Application or any other college applications of your choice. We can help answer questions along the way.  

Young Adult Worklink is a non-profit program that provides job readiness training, job search assistance, and paid internships for young people between the ages of 17-24.  To apply or for more info., contact Hai Chi Vu: haichv@cycsf.org or call 415-752-9675.  You can also read more details on the posting in the Counseling Center.

uAspire can help you with financial aid related questions, please see Michael in room 209 if you have any questions.

The Fly-In Program List is sent via SchoolLoop and posted outside of room 255:  If you want to apply for a grant to visit some private colleges for FREE, check out this list and apply. Most of the colleges that offer a Fly-In Program will also provide large amount of scholarship.  If you need help with the application, ask one of the advisors in room 209, or Ms. S. Chan in room 258 or ask your academic counselor.  Good luck!

Scholarships:  A current list is sent via SchoolLoop.  A hard copy will be posted in the Counseling Center.  If you’re interested, please check out the details in the attached list ASAP.   

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

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin October 3 – 7, 2016


GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

OCTOBER 3-7 2016

HOMECOMING

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: HOMECOMING;  A returnto one’s home;  in high schools, colleges and universities an annual celebration for visiting alumni.

**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 CARD STICKERS: are sold at ASB office (room 150) @ $5.00. Discount for dances, sweatshirts, lanyards, & other school spirit items.

 

ASB STUDENT STORE: in room 150 is selling healthy drinks, snacks, hand towels, mugs,  poms poms, and other school spirit items.

COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 9/12 – 18/16

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

 

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

10/3 @ 3:15PM @ RM 104: Hampshire College: This is a small private college with 1400 students in Amherst, MA.  It does not require standardized testing and has a farm for students to learn and use.  It’s one of the Colleges that Change Lives.

10/4 @ Lunch time @ Courtyard: College Fair: There will be different types of college to give you information about their school.  Come check them out and win a raffle prize!

10/5 @ 9am-10am @ RM 258F: CSU, Northridge National Center on Deafness: This is the only college in CA that has 150+ deaf and hard of hearing students.  It is located in Southern California!  At CSUN, you have the chance to meet people like you, choose from 65+ majors, and receive qualified captionists and interpreters for your classes!  You will experience the BEST OF BOTH WORLDS!  

10/5 @ 10am-1pm @ CCSF, Mission Center: Job Fair: Full-time & part-time jobs available immediately plus job search assistance.  Don’t forget to dress appropriately and bring copies of your resume.

10/5 @ 7pm @ SF Marriott Union Square: University of Pennsylvania: Experience Penn: A panel with recent graduates.  A free event to get to know Penn more.    

10/6 @ 11:45am-12:25pm @ RM 104: UC Riverside: Start your future at UC Riverside! Time Magazine recently ranked UC Riverside as the NUMBER ONE university in the country (2014) based on equally weighed factors such as: graduation rates, affordability and available financial aid! Learn about our diverse and friendly environment, world-class academics, groundbreaking research, and the resources available for students. Our students, alumni, and faculty are positively impacting the world. Join us and hear about what UC Riverside has to offer!

10/6 @ 2:15pm @ RM 555: Art College Information Forum: If you’re interested in applying to an art or performing art college or are interested in checking out the National Performing & Visual College Fair on 10/23, please check to this forum.  You will learn how to prepare for the art college fair.  

Thursdays @ 2:30pm-4pm @ RM 119: FREE workshops on how to save money & be an entrepreneur: Learn how to make a business plan, network with future entrepreneurs, learn about PsC and visit their offices and receive college prep support from professional.  For more details, stop by Futurama in room 119.

For 10th & 11th:

10/22 @ 8:30-12:30pm @ Galileo Academy: Practice ACT Test: this is one of the college admission required test that you can take in addition to SAT.  Taking this full-length practice test will give you a better idea on whether you score higher on ACT or SAT.  You will receive a detailed report including an essay evaluation in 3-5 business days.  Registration will be closed on10/19: www.compasspre.com/GalileoACT or call 415-464-8600.  

For 11th & 12th:

10/5 @ 5pm-7pm @ Serramonte Mall: College Fair: This is a large FREE college fair.  Bring your parents, friends, and siblings along.  It’ll be a fun event.

San Francisco Conservation Corps: If you’re between the age of 16-25, interested in physical work such as recycling and landscaping and can commit to at least 32 hours of work per week (HS diploma is not required), then apply for this program. You can also get your HS diploma through this program.  Information session is every Thursday at 1:30pm at 102 Fort Mason. For more information, contact JoPierre Davis: 415-740-4830.

For 11th

10/19 @ 8am-12:35pm @ Galileo Academy: PSAT: If you want to take this practice SAT to see if you can qualify for the national merit scholarship, please sign-up for this test in the College & Career Center in room 258F.  It’s first come first served and 10/13is the last day to sign-up.  Seats are limited.

11/9 is the registration deadline if you want to register for the low cost ACT prep class from 1/4/17-4/5/17 on Wed. from 2:30-4:30pm at Galileo.  Cost will range from $290-$490 per student depending on enrollment.  For more details or to sign-up, please see Ms. S. Chan in room 258F.

For 12th:

10/6 @ 2:15pm @ RM 104: College Application Workshop: Seniors, come work on your CSU Application, Common Application, UC Application or any other college applications of your choice.  We can help answer questions along the way.  

10/15 & 10/16 @ 1pm-6pm @ Mission High School: The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend: 826 Valencia is a non-profit agency that provides writing support for high school students.  Seniors from across the district received free one-on-one support on their college application essays over the course of two days.  Time slots are available between 1pm-6pm on 10/15 and 10/16.  Please RSVP:  http://826valencia.org/psw-2016/

As you know, uAspire is here to support you for the financial aid process.  In addition to having the “money man”, Michael, whom you have met in your social studies class presentation, there will be a second advisor joining him.

uAspire’s My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper (MBSK) Initiative invites students who identify as African American to participate in college affordability advising.  MBSK College Affordability Advisor, Breanna Branch, will be in room 209 every 1st and 3rd Friday, starting September 23rd.  Please stop by the College Center or room 209 to get more information.  The consent form is sent via SchoolLoop.  Consent forms for MBSK participation can be turned into the College Center/Room 209.  Alternatively, you may take a clear photo of the signed form and email it to info@uaspire.org or text the photo to 510-575-0524.

uAspire is still accepting consent forms. Please turn in the green uAspire consent form to room 209 to receive financial aid help.

The Fly-In Program List is sent via SchoolLoop and posted outside of room 255:  If you want to apply for a grant to visit some private colleges for FREE, check out this list and apply.  Most of the colleges that offer a Fly-In Program will also provide large amount of scholarship.  If you need help with the application, ask one of the advisors in room 209, or Ms. S. Chan in room 258 or ask your academic counselor.  Good luck!

Scholarships:  A current list is sent via SchoolLoop.  A hard copy will be posted in the Counseling Center.  If you’re interested, please check out the details in the attached list ASAP.   

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

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 23 – 26, 2016


GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MAY 23 – 26 ,2016

GRADUATION

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: GRADUATION: the receiving or conferring of an academic degree or diploma; the ceremony at which degrees are conferred. Also known as graduation ceremony, graduation exercises, commencement or convocation.

 

**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

 

GRADUATION CEREMONY: at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:00 PM.

 

SUMMER SCHOOL:  Galileo Summer School starts on Wednesday, June 8th and ends on Wednesday, July 13th.  Summer School Graduation will be on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Galileo’s Auditorium.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

 

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

If you’re curious about career choices in the medical profession or the hotel industry, or marketing in the fashion industry, or different positions in the media, or want to become an attorney, or start your own company, you may visit different companies with Students Rising Above (SRA) this summer.  Please either contact Ms. Vanessa Barbic atvbarbic@studentsrisingabove.com or see the details in SchoolLoop announcement.

CHALK is a non-profit organization that provides training and resources for youth employment.  They are hiring over 20 different positions.  For more details on the positions and eligibility, please see the positing in the Counseling Center.  To pick up an application, please stop by the College & Career Center.  Application deadline is 5/27/16 by 5pm.

Baked Bear is an ice cream shop in Fishermen’s Wharf.  They are hiring part-time and full-time Customer Service Positions for the summer.  If you’re interested, please stop by the College & Career Center in the Counseling Center for a job description.

SFO Forecast Inc. at Fisherman’s Wharf is hiring part-time and full-time Sales Positions for the summer.  If you’re interested, please stop by the College & Career Center in the Counseling Center for a job description.

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers to teach children how to swim.  The Pay scale is $15-$27 per hour.  Must be at leave 16 years old. For more details, please go to www.swimlpb.com or see the posting in the Counseling Center.

Trader Joes’ at North Beach & Nob Hill is hiring.  If you’re interested, pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Kumon in Marina is hiring Grading Assistant.  This is a part-time positionon Mon. Tues., Thur. and Fri. from 3pm-7pm.  Please see detail job description in the Counseling Center.

 

Cowgirl Creamery is hiring!  This is a local company with a fun crew seeking seasonal part-time, evening and weekend help at the SF Ferry Building location.  Starting wage is $12.25/hour or DOE. If you’re interested, see job description in the Counseling Center.

The Summer Program List is now available.  Please either check it out on the wall outside of room 255 or via SchoolLoop with the weekly College & Career Center Announcements.  Programs that have a cost may provide financial aid for students in need but you should apply for these programs ASAP.

For 12th:

AT&T is hiring graduating seniors for Retail Sales Consultants.  For more info. test “ATT Perks” to 33733 check out http://attlinks.com/CaliforniaRET

Anthony Narigi Hospitality Scholarship Fund for up to $5000: Applicant must reside in Monterey County, San Francisco County, Sonoma County, Napa County, Contra Costa County, or Santa Clara County and must be currently employed in the hospitality profession or applying for or enrolled in an educational program pursuing a degree or certificate program designed for the hospitality industry, which includes: hotel/motel, spa, restaurant, winery, applicants must have worked a minimum of 250 hours if currently employed in hospitality industry or 100 hours if a current student, applicants must hold a high school diploma and must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Application deadline is 5/27/2016.

http://www.anthonynarigimemorialfund.org/hospitality.php

Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship is for up to $2,500: applicants must demonstrated financial need, complete high school by Spring 2016 and Committed to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree.  Application deadline is 6/1/2016. www.Application.horatioalger.org

Complete Education. INC. Scholarship is $1,000: for first generation Black college student, must be graduating from an accredited public high school in San Francisco or Shelby County in Memphis, and with a 2.5 GPA. Application deadline is 6/15/2016.  www.complete-education.org

Manos de Esperanza for $500-$1,000: applicants must demonstrate financial need, been accepted to a University, College, or Technical School and have been involved in the community.  Application deadline is6/30/2016. http://www.manosdeesperanza.org/2552/2573.html

If you have been awarded a scholarship either from a college or a private organization, please let Michael Lau know.  You can either email the information to him at michaell@uaspire.org  or drop it off to him in room 209.

If you need to order an official transcript for college please see instruction via School Loop inbox or see your counselor.

Please check out the scholarship posting in the Counseling Center or from School Loop as part of the weekly College & Career Center announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 16 – 20, 2016

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MAY 16-20 ,2016

FINAL EXAMS

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: FINAL EXAMS:  Final examination, annual, exam, “final interview” or final is a test given to students at the end of a course of study or training. Although the term can be used in the context of physical training, it most often occurs in the academic world. Most middle schools, high schools, colleges, and universities run final exams at the end of a particular academic term, typically a quarter or semester, or more traditionally at the end of a complete degree course. Some institutions designate a “study week” or “reading period” between the end of instruction and the beginning of finals, during which no examinations may be administered. Students at many institutions know the week before finals as “dead week.” Most final exam incorporate the reading material that has been assigned throughout the term.

**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.

 

Senior breakfast, Friday, May 20 in cafeteria, 8:00 AM – 10:15 AM.

 

Graduation Ceremony at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:00 PM.

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

 

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

 

CHALK is a non-profit organization that provides training and resources for youth employment.  They are hiring over 20 different positions.  For more details on the positions and eligibility, please see the positing in the Counseling Center.  To pick up an application, please stop by the College & Career Center.  Application deadline is 5/27/16 by 5pm.

SFO Forecast Inc. at Fisherman’s Wharf is hiring part-time and full-time Sales Positions for the summer.  If you’re interested, please stop by the College & Career Center in the Counseling Center for a job description.

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers to teach children how to swim.  The Pay scale is $15-$27 per hour.  Must be at leave 16 years old. For more details, please go to www.swimlpb.com or see the posting in the Counseling Center.

Trader Joes’ at North Beach & Noe Hill is hiring.  If you’re interested, pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Kumon in Marina is hiring Grading Assistant.  This is a part-time position on Mon. Tues., Thur. and Fri. from 3pm-7pm.  Please see detail job description in the Counseling Center.

Cowgirl Creamery is hiring!  This is a local company with a fun crew seeking seasonal part-time, evening and weekend help at the SF Ferry Building location.  Starting wag is $12.25/hour or DOE. If you’re interested, see job description in the Counseling Center.

The Summer Program List is now available.  Please either check it out on the wall outside of room 255 or via SchoolLoop with the weekly College & Career Center Announcements.  Programs that have a cost may provide financial aid for students in need but you should apply for these programs ASAP.

For 10th & 11th:

CCSF Fall Dual Enrollment: Sophomores & Juniors, if you would like to take FREE classes at CCSF next fall, please come learn about the simple & easy process and what classes are offered.  Text books are also included.  You can earn both college & high school credits.  Application deadline is May 20.

For 12th:

5/17/16 @ 12:20pm-1pm Final High School Transcript Request Workshop for Seniors @ Room 104: There is a new process for you to request your final high school transcript.  The instruction was given to you on FRISCO Day.  If you need help making the request, please come to either one of the workshops or check out the instruction via School Loop.   This process will only take one minute to complete.

Robert and Joyce Corrigan SF Promise Endowed Scholarship for $1,000 per year (renewable): applicants must be a SFSUD high school graduate & will attend SFSU, complete FAFSA or Dream Act by March 2nd, with EFC of $5000 or less, and must submit confirmation page of FAFSA or CA Dream ACT.  The application deadline is 5/16/2016.  www.sfsu.academicworks.com

Anthony Narigi Hospitality Scholarship Fund for up to $5000: Applicant must reside in Monterey County, San Francisco County, Sonoma County, Napa County, Contra Costa County, or Santa Clara County and must be currently employed in the hospitality profession or applying for or enrolled in an educational program pursuing a degree or certificate program designed for the hospitality industry, which includes: hotel/motel, spa, restaurant, winery, applicants must have worked a minimum of 250 hours if currently employed in hospitality industry or 100 hours if a current student, applicants must hold a high school diploma and must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Application deadline is 5/27/2016. http://www.anthonynarigimemorialfund.org/hospitality.php

Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship is for up to $2,500: applicants must demonstrated financial need, complete high school by Spring 2016 and Committed to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree. Application deadline is 6/1/2016.  www.Application.horatioalger.org

Complete Education. INC. Scholarship is $1,000: for first generation Black college student, must be graduating from an accredited public high school in San Francisco or Shelby County in Memphis, and with a 2.5 GPA. Application deadline is 6/15/2016.  www.complete-education.org

Manos de Esperanza for $500-$1,000: applicants must demonstrate financial need, been accepted to a University, College, or Technical School and have been involved in the community.  Application deadline is 6/30/2016.http://www.manosdeesperanza.org/2552/2573.html

If you have been awarded a scholarship either from a college or a private organization, please let Michael Lau know.  You can either email the information to him at michaell@uaspire.org  or drop it off to him in room 209.

If you need to order an official transcript for college or for scholarship reason, please complete a transcript request form.  You can pick up a copy of this form from room 209, the Counseling Center or the College & Career Center. Please allow at least two days for processing.

Please check out the scholarship posting in the Counseling Center or from School Loop as part of the weekly College & Career Center announcements. There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 9 – 13, 2016

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MAY 9-13 ,2016

MOTHER’S DAY

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place.  MOTHER’S DAY:  Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.   It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. It complements similar celebrations honoring family members, such as Father’s Day and Siblings Day.

The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Today St Andrew’s Methodist Church now holds the International Mother’s Day Shrine. Her campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a recognized holiday in the United States began in 1905, the year her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, died. Ann Jarvis had been a peace activist who cared for wounded soldiers on both sides of the American Civil War, and created Mother’s Day Work Clubs to address public health issues. Anna Jarvis wanted to honor her mother by continuing the work she started and to set aside a day to honor all mothers, because she believed that they were “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world”.

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother’s Day, held on the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Jarvis’ holiday was adopted by other countries, and it is now celebrated all over the world.

**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.

 

Move-Up & Awards Assembly, Friday, May 13, double period 4

 

Senior breakfast, Friday, May 20 in cafeteria, 8:00 AM – 10:15 AM.

 

Graduation Ceremony at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:00 PM.

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

 

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

 

5/15/16 @ 7pm-9pm Exploring College Options @ Hyatt Regency SF: This is a free info. session for students & parents on admission and financial aid related info. for Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and Stanford University.  For more info.: www.exploringcollegeoptions.org

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers to teach children how to swim.  The Pay scale is $15-$27 per hour. Must be at leave 16 years old.  For more details, please go towww.swimlpb.com or see the posting in the Counseling Center.

Trader Joes’ at North Beach is hiring.  If you’re interested, pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Kumon in Marina is hiring Grading Assistant.  This is a part-time position on Mon. Tues., Thur. and Fri. from 3pm-7pm.  Please see detail job description in the Counseling Center.

Cowgirl Creamery is hiring!  This is a local company with a fun crew seeking seasonal part-time, evening and weekend help at the SF Ferry Building location.  Starting wag is $12.25/hour or DOE. If you’re interested, see job description in the Counseling Center.

The Summer Program List is now available.  Please either check it out on the wall outside of room 255 or via SchoolLoop with the weekly College & Career Center Announcements. Programs that have a cost may provide financial aid for students in need but you should apply for these programs ASAP.  

For 9th & 10th:

Camp Sudo’s SF 2016 Summer Code Camp will be at Galileo Academy.  This camp will cover basic computer coding, designing, building and managing your own websites & projects.  The camp will be from 8am-2pm from 6/8/16-7/13/16. The cost will be $1,000 (including a laptop for you plus all programming material, transportation and snacks); limited need-based scholarship will be available and will cover up to 75% of the tuition cost.  You can pick up a copy of the application from your counselor or from the College & Career Center in room 258F.  Application deadline is 5/13 to Dr. Reimer’s office which is next to the main office.

For 10th & 11th:

5/12/16 @ 11:45am @ RM 104: CCSF Fall Dual Enrollment:Sophomores & Juniors, if you would like to take FREE classes at CCSF next fall, please come learn about the simple & easy process and what classes are offered.  Text books are also included.  You can earn both college & high school credits. Application deadline is May 20.

For 11th:

For juniors only.  Are you interested in going to either University of Puget Sound (PS) for tuition free (which is about $46,000 per year for 4 years) or Boston University (BU) for tuition free (which is about $49,000 per year for 4 years) while getting special advising support and leadership training?  PS is known for international business, music, biology, and strong liberal arts.  This is a small independent college in Tacoma, Washington.  BU is a large private research college in Boston, MA.  If you’re interested in being nominated for this scholarship, please tell Ms. G by May 12 and give her your current contact information.  

For 12th:

5/11/16 @ 2:15pm-3:15pm Final High School Transcript Request Workshop for Seniors @ Room 104: There is a new process for you to request your final high school transcript.  The instruction was given to you on FRISCO Day.  If you need help making the request, please come to either one of the workshops or check out the instruction via SchoolLoop.  This process will only take one minute to complete.   

5/12/16 @ 2:15pm @ RM 104: SFSU Resource Connection:For seniors attending San Francisco State University in the fall. Come learn about the resources available to you and sign up early!  You can get low cost or free text books, on campus jobs, etc.  Please email Ms. S. Chan (CHANS@sfusd.edu) or stop by the College & Career Center to let her know that you’re attending this event by 5/9/16.   

5/17/16 @ 12:20pm-1pm Final High School Transcript Request Workshop for Seniors @ Room 104: There is a new process for you to request your final high school transcript.  The instruction was given to you on FRISCO Day.  If you need help making the request, please come to either one of the workshops or check out the instruction via SchoolLoop.   This process will only take one minute to complete.   

 

2016 Filipino-American HS Graduating Scholars’ Award: If you are a Filipino-American seniors and have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, please apply for this scholarship.  It’s an easy application and the deadline has extended to May 9, 2016. Pick up the application either in the College & Career Center or from the Advisor Hub in room 209.

Chinese American Citizen Alliance Scholarship for $1,000: applicant must be Chinese ancestry, graduate from SFUSD, has a 3.0 minimum GPA, has done community service, and must meet income eligibility.  Application deadline is 5/10/2016.  

Contact Michael Lau at Michaell@uaspire.org if you need the application.

Robert and Joyce Corrigan SF Promise Endowed Scholarship for $1,000 per year (renewable): applicants must be a SFSUD high school graduate & will attend SFSU, complete FAFSA or Dream Act by March 2nd, with EFC of $5000 or less, and must submit confirmation page of FAFSA or CA Dream ACT.  The application deadline is 5/16/2016. www.sfsu.academicworks.com

If you have been awarded a scholarship either from a college or a private organization, please let Michael Lau know.  You can either email the information to him at michaell@uaspire.org  or drop it off to him in room 209.

 

If you need to order an official transcript for college or for scholarship reason, please complete a transcript request form. You can pick up a copy of this form from room 209, the Counseling Center or the College & Career Center.  Please allow at least two days for processing.

Please check out the scholarship posting in the Counseling Center or from School Loop as part of the weekly College & Career Center announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

WEEKLY BULLETIN – MAY 2 – 6, 2016

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MAY 2 – 6 ,2016

 

MAY DAY

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. MAY DAY:  Originally, May Day was an ancient pagan holiday celebrating the start of summer. In Gaelic traditions, it is known as Beltaine (or the Anglicized “Beltane”). As time went on, different groups adapted the celebration to their specific cultures or beliefs. Europeans and Americans often celebrate in a more secular manner with diversions like maypole dancing and flower crowns. (That certainly lends a bit of cultural context to all the young women breezing around summer music festivals this time of year with giant daisies on their heads.)Also of note: In May, the Southern Hemisphere is getting ready for winter, so May Day as a seasonal celebration is, for the most part, a Northern Hemisphere thing.

 

May Day is also a labor holiday in many areas of the world, and that part of its history is a thornier story. May Day has shared a date with International Workers’ Day since the 1880s

**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.

 

Move-Up & Awards Assembly, Friday, May 13, double period 4

 

Senior breakfast, Friday, May 20 in cafeteria, 8:00 AM – 10:15 AM.

 

Graduation Ceremony at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:00 PM.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

 

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

 

5/2/16 @ 10am-12pm WACAC College Fair: CSU, East Bay University Gymnasium: Meet with representatives from more than 100 colleges & universities.  FREE admission & FREE parking.  Pre-register: www.wacac.org/college-fairs/wacac-fairs/

If you can speak any Asian language and are curious about law or social justice, you may volunteer as an interpreter in the Workers’ Rights Legal Clinic at the Asian Law Caucus.  This clinic provides free legal consultations for low-income workers every 1st and 3rd Thursday evening.  Your minimum volunteer commitment is at least 3 nights every 4 months.  Training will be provided for all accepted volunteers.  If you’re interested, please email your resume, language ability and availability to Victoria: victoriac@advancingjustice-alc by 4/29/16.

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers to teach children how to swim.  The Pay scale is $15-$27 per hour. Must be at leave 16 years old.  For more details, please go towww.swimlpb.com or see the posting in the Counseling Center.

 

Trader Joes’ at North Beach is hiring.  If you’re interested, pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Kumon in Marina is hiring Grading Assistant.  This is a part-time position on Mon. Tues., Thur. and Fri. from 3pm-7pm.  Please see detail job description in the Counseling Center.

Cowgirl Creamery is hiring!  This is a local company with a fun crew seeking seasonal part-time, evening and weekend help at the SF Ferry Building location.  Starting wag is $12.25/hour or DOE. If you’re interested, see job description in the Counseling Center.

The Summer Program List is now available.  Please either check it out on the wall outside of room 255 or via SchoolLoop with the weekly College & Career Center Announcements. Programs that have a cost may provide financial aid for students in need but you should apply for these programs ASAP.

 

For 9th & 10th:

Camp Sudo’s SF 2016 Summer Code Camp will be at Galileo Academy.  This camp will cover basic computer coding, designing, building and managing your own websites & projects.  The camp will be from 8am-2pm from 6/8/16-7/13/16. The cost will be $1,000 (including a laptop for you plus all programming material, transportation and snacks); limited need-based scholarship will be available and will cover up to 75% of the tuition cost.  You can pick up a copy of the application from your counselor or from the College & Career Center in room 258F.  Application deadline is 5/13 to Dr. Reimer’s office which is next to the main office.

For 11th:

For juniors only.  Are you interested in going to the University of Puget Sound (PS) for tuition free (which is about $46,000 per year for 4 year) while getting special advising support and leadership training?  PS is known for international business, music, biology, and strong liberal arts.  This is a small independent college in Tacoma, Washington.  If you’re interested in being nominated for this scholarship, please tell Ms. G by May 6 and give her your current contact information.

 

For 12th:

Robert and Joyce Corrigan SF Promise Endowed Scholarship for $1,000 per year (renewable): applicants must be a SFSUD high school graduate & will attend SFSU, complete FAFSA or Dream Act by March 2nd, with EFC of $5000 or less, and must submit confirmation page of FAFSA or CA Dream ACT.  The application deadline is 5/16/2016. www.sfsu.academicworks.com

Chinese American Citizen Alliance Scholarship for $1,000: applicant must be Chinese ancestry, graduate from SFUSD, has a 3.0 minimum GPA, has done community service, and must meet income eligibility.  Application deadline is5/10/2016.

Contact Michael Lau at Michaell@uaspire.org if you need the application.

Lose Hermanos De Stanford Scholarship for $1,000: applicants must be graduating Latin high school senior and must be attending a 2 or 4 year university.  Application deadline is5/8/2016.http://web.stanford.edu/group/hermanos/cgi-bin/HermanosWordpress2012/wordpress/?page_id=475

Vietnamese Academic Award Foundation Scholarship for $1,000: applicant must be of Vietnamese descent who are currently in the 12th grade and graduating in 2016, live with the area code of 415, 628, or 650 and has a minimum 3.5 GPA. The application deadline is 5/7/2016. http://aucocenter.org/events/A

2016 Filipino-American HS Graduating Scholars’ Award: If you are a Filipino-American seniors and have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, please apply for this scholarship.  It’s an easy application and the deadline is May 4, 2016.  Pick up the application either in the College & Career Center or from the Advisor Hub in room 209.

If you have been awarded a scholarship either from a college or a private organization, please let Michael Lau know.  You can either email the information to him at michaell@uaspire.org  or drop it off to him in room 209.

If you need to order an official transcript for college or for scholarship reason, please complete a transcript request form. You can pick up a copy of this form from room 209, the Counseling Center or the College & Career Center.  Please allow at least two days for processing.

Please check out the scholarship posting in the Counseling Center or from School Loop as part of the weekly College & Career Center announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – April 25 – 29, 2016

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 25 – 29 ,2016

SUBSTITUTE

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SUBSTITUTE:To put in place of; to set up, place; a person or thing that takes the place of a thing or person.

**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 INFORMATION

 

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

 

4/28/16 @ 7pm @ DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley-Marina 200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley: Exploring Educational Excellence:Competitive and selective college & universities: Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University, & University of Chicago will be hosting a free informational event.  You can learn about their admissions process, scholarships & financial aid, academic programs & campus life.

4/30/16 @ 8:30am-4pm @ UCSF Medical Sciences Building on 513 Parnassus Ave., SF: UCSF 13th Annual HS Outreach Conference: FREE day talking to medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapist, and graduate students at UCSF.  Try it for yourself with hands on demos from each school! Register today for free food, t-shirts, raffles and fun.  One of your parents must sign a permission slip:HTTP://TINYURL.COM/HSOC2016

4/30/16 @ 1:30am-4:30pm @ Cow Palace: NACAC College Fair: This is the FREE and biggest college fair in the country.  To register: www.gotomyncf.com  If you’re interested in the visual and performing arts college fair, check out:www.gotomypvafair.com

If you can speak any Asian language and are curious about law or social justice, you may volunteer as an interpreter in the Workers’ Rights Legal Clinic at the Asian Law Caucus.  This clinic provides free legal consultations for low-income workers every 1st and 3rd Thursday evening.  Your minimum volunteer commitment is at least 3 nights every 4 months.  Training will be provided for all accepted volunteers.  If you’re interested, please email your resume, language ability and availability to Victoria: victoriac@advancingjustice-alc by 4/29/16.

La Petite Swim Schools is hiring Swim Teachers to teach children how to swim.  The Pay scale is $15-$27 per hour. Must be at leave 16 years old.  For more details, please go towww.swimlpb.com or see the posting in the Counseling Center.

Trader Joes’ at North Beach is hiring.  If you’re interested, pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Kumon in Marina is hiring Grading Assistant.  This is a part-time position on Mon. Tues., Thur. and Fri. from 3pm-7pm.  Please see detail job description in the Counseling Center.

 

Cowgirl Creamery is hiring!  This is a local company with a fun crew seeking seasonal part-time, evening and weekend help at the SF Ferry Building location.  Starting wag is $12.25/hour or DOE. If you’re interested, see job description in the Counseling Center.

The Summer Program List is now available.  Please either check it out on the wall outside of room 255 or via SchoolLoop with the weekly College & Career Center Announcements. Programs that have a cost may provide financial aid for students in need but you should apply for these programs ASAP.

For 10th & 11th:

4/28/16 @ 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 555: GPA Game for 10th & 11th College Ambassadors: How important is your high school GPA in the college application process?  Come learn about this in a fun GPA game.  Any sophomore and junior students are welcome.

 

For 11th & For 12th:

Are you between 17 and 24 years old, looking for a high-paying career?  Be part of SF’s growing tech industry!  Mission Techies provides FREE training sessions and you can also get a $500 stipend.  You need to be SF resident, have either a CA or SF ID, and be able to commit to a 12-week training program on Mon., Tues, and Thur. from 1-5pm.  Spring session is from 4/18-6/30.  DACA Youth are encouraged to apply!  For more details: http://medasf.org/programs/mission-techies/ or emailtech@medasf.org or call Leo Sosa @ 415-282-3334 ext. 105

For 11th:

4/28/16 @ 11:45am @ RM 104: Posse Scholarship Info.: Are you interested in going to the University of Puget Sound (PS) for tuition free while getting special advising support and leadership training?  PS is known for international business, music, biology, and strong liberal arts.  This is a small independent college in Tacoma, Washington.  Come learn more about this fantastic opportunity!

4/30/16 @ 8am-3:30pm @ Wellesley College: Junior Open Campus: Free event for current juniors interested in this all women liberal arts college.  Attend a sample class, explore campus, meet current students, have lunch, participate in parent & student sessions on the college application process, financial aid, & more.  For more details:www.wellesley.edu/admission/joc

 

For 12th:

4/27/16 2:15pm-4:15pm @ RM 555L College Transition Workshop for 12th College Ambassadors: Now that you’re going to college soon, what do you still need to know so that you can successfully graduate from college?  This workshop welcomes any seniors in addition to the senior college ambassadors.

4/29/16 FRISCO Day: seniors who will attend a community college, join the workforce or the military, or not sure what to do after graduating from high school will go to CCSF for different transitional workshops.  You must have returned a signed permission slip to the Counseling Center by 4/15/16.  You will meet in the auditorium at 8am to get on the school bus together.  After the event is over you will be dismissed from CCSF and will not return to Galileo Academy.

For seniors who will attend a 4 year college after high school will stay at Galileo for a special assembly at 4th period and a lunch time resource fair in the courtyard.  Stay tuned for more details.

2016 Filipino-American HS Graduating Scholars’ Award: If you are a Filipino-American seniors and have a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, please apply for this scholarship.  It’s an easy application and the deadline is May 4, 2016.  Pick up the application either in the College & Career Center or from the Advisor Hub in room 209.

 

If you have been awarded a scholarship either from a college or a private organization, please let Michael Lau know.  You can either email the information to him at michaell@uaspire.org  or drop it off to him in room 209.

If you need to order an official transcript for college or for scholarship reason, please complete a transcript request form. You can pick up a copy of this form from room 209, the Counseling Center or the College & Career Center.  Please allow at least two days for processing.

Please check out the scholarship posting in the Counseling Center or from School Loop as part of the weekly College & Career Center announcements.  There are quite a few scholarship opportunities for you already.  Don’t miss deadlines!

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

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