Parent Members are Needed for the Galileo School Site Council

Parent Members are Needed for the Galileo School Site Council
A School Site Council (SSC) must be established at all San Francisco Unified School District public schools. The elected members represent parents, students, community members, and school staff in school governance. The SSC is responsible for the development of the Balanced Score Card and the overall school site budget including any categorical funds.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Galileo School Site Council, please submit the nomination form to the Galileo Main Office by Friday, October 13. Elections will be held at the next PTSA General Meeting on October 18.

Galileo Tours and Shadows 2017-2018

Welcome to Galileo! Thank you for your interest in learning more about Galileo. At Galileo, we have tours every Tuesdays starting Oct. 17 and student shadowing are on the same days.

For student shadowing, you will need to fill-out this form and we will match you with a current Galileo student: Link for form:

For school tours, you only need to arrive by 8:15 AM to our school’s main office (address: 1150 Francisco Street).

These are the dates and time for School Tour on Tuesdays: 10/17, 10/24 , 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/5 from 8:30 AM-10 AM.

These are dates for shadowing: 10/17, 10/24 , 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/5. School shadows for full-day is from 8 AM-3:10 PM and for half-day is from 8 AM-12:20 PM. Please arrive at 7:45 AM to check-in at Main Office for shadow dates.

Feel free to email the Shadow Mentor coordinator, Bai Zhen Thank you!

Summer Reading 2017-2018

Summer Reading List 2017-2018

Students: All students must read their grade-level text prior to the beginning of the new academic school year. Students will be assessed within the first two weeks on their reading, and scores will be included as part of the first term grades.



9th Grade—A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer

10th Grade—Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

11th Grade—The Help by Kathryn Stockett

12th Grade—The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

by Mark Haddon


Summer Reading 2017.2018

Synergy Gradebook Information – Teachers & Staff

Galileo Teachers & Staff,

For additional information about yesterday’s Synergy Gradebook meeting, please go to

For how-to videos on Youtube, search for SFUSD Department of Technology.

To access yesterday’s slide deck, go to ( links do not work when you click on them- please type it into your browser’s URL, case-sensitive)

To log in to the Synergy Gradebook TEST site (you will see your students pictures but all of their names, addresses, and information will be jumbled), please go to Remember that this is only to practice using the site. The real site will go live by May 2017 and this test site will be gone before September 2017.

If you need assistance transferring content from School Loop to Synergy during the school year, email If you would like to do so in the summertime, email School Loop access will also be gone before September 2017.

Parents! Students! Galileo and SFUSD wants your input for Digital Citizenship

SFUSD is launching a Digital Citizenship program this year!

We will be implementing Digital Citizenship lessons and activities from Common Sense Media.

Galileo has a survey from Common Sense Media to help connect families to Galileo’s Digital Citizenship Implementation Plan.

Please take this survey on how you use technology in your daily life so that we can better serve you and create a Digital Citizenship Program that is specified to Galileo community’s needs!

Galileo Connecting Families Survey

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