Weekly Bulletin – April 21 – 25, 2014

April 18, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 21 – 25, 2014

TANGIBLE

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. TANGIBLE: Capable of being touched; real or actual rather than imaginary or visionary; definite; not vague or elusive.

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

WELLNESS:

 

Galileo is…Above the Influence on Monday, April 21st. Check your email for a link to sign up for presentations about substance use prevention. We have 20+ available workshops during the day, as well as a courtyard carnival at lunch with lots of games to educate students about drugs, drinking, and their safety- including info about having a safe Prom.  

 

SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS:  Summer School Applications are available now.  Check the WAD for directions.  You must apply on Ed-Join.  See Bettie Grinnell if you have questions of problems.

 

SUMMERFUND is  about opportunity, exposure and access for Galileo students.

Please  encourage students to find out about the many summer programs that are still available.  SUMMERFUND has information about the San Francisco Osaka Sister City student ambassador program (alums Judy Zhu and Tracy Pa were high school participants), FACES for the FUTURE summer medical academy, Visions community service programs, outdoor leadership experiences, writing programs  and the local psychology program, Summer Bridge.  Deadlines vary but they are approaching.  SUMMERFUND is open on Tuesday and Friday afternoons, Room 458A.

                                       

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  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 $20–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 healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, book covers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

MOVE-UP AND AWARDS ASSEMBLY:is Friday, May 2 during a double period 4.

 

ALOHA FOOD FESTIVAL: is Friday, May 2 during lunch time. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt or attire.

 

RECYCLING ELECTRONICS FUNDRAISER: for freshmen class is Saturday, May 3 in the parking lot next to the football field from 10 AM to 2 PM.

 

MOVE-UP DANCE: & Party is Friday night, May 9 in the cafeteria from 6 PM to 10 PM. Tickets will be sold at the ASB store. Seniors will get a free slice of pizza, cake, & drink to celebrate their graduation.

 

HIGH SCHOOL DRAGON BOAT RACE: is Saturday, April 26 at Lake Merced. It’s free. Come anytime from 9 AM to 3 PM.

 

CAPS & GOWNS: will delivered in the auditorium on Thursday, May 22 from 10 AM to 12 PM.

 

GRADUATION: is Wednesday, May 28 at Bill Graham’s Auditorium at 1 PM.

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms. Krohne during lunch in 202.

 

Are you looking for a job or summer internship? Lots of applications are up on the Wellness Center’s website,www.galileoweb.org/wellness and click on “Programs and Internships”. There are applications Oasis for Girls, Project WHAT!, jobs for high school students, and more.

9th, 10th and 11th graders…Are you interested in taking a three week trip to Japan?  You’ll fly for FREE and then live with a host family in Osaka, Japan.  Two Galileo students have already done this.  How?  They filled out an application,  participated in an interview and then were selected to represent San Francisco as  student ambassadors.  To prepare your application, see Ms. Kornblith at SUMMERFUND in room 458A on Tuesday or Friday afternoon.  The application deadline is Monday, April 21.

 

SUMMERFUNd:

Interested in healthcare?  SUMMERFUND has applications for two local programs, open to all grades.  FACES is a two week commuter program at Samuel Merritt U. in Oakland.  The deadline is Friday, May 9 but do not wait.  Students are being accepted NOW.

 

The four-day Youth Leadership Conference on Asian-Pacific Islander Health at Stanford University gives students an opportunity to learn especially about hepatitis B and liver disease.

Besides health information, students from all over the world will work together to develop ways to educate communities and fight the disparities in healthcare delivery.  SUMMERFUND has the information you’ll need.  The office is open on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.  458A.  Application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 2.

 

Want to get away?  This is no airline commercial!  Can you imagine yourself kayaking under the Golden Gate Bridge?  Sleeping outside on Angel Island?  Backpacking? Whitewater rafting?

It is possible!  Apply to go on a 24 or 13 day summer trip!  Visit SUMMERFUND in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons to pick up  and prepare your application!

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

Weekly Bulletin – April 14 – 18, 2014

April 11, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 14 – 18, 2014

SUBSIDIZE

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SUBSIDIZE: To purchase the assistance of by payment; to aid of promote.

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

WELLNESS: Would you like support with brainstorming interventions for students who who might be sleeping, disruptive or struggling in your classes? Wellness has two manuals, the BRIM and the PIM, that categorize different kinds of students behaviors and ways that teachers and staff can productively intervene. If you would like any support with using this resource please come to Wellness and speak with Jessica, Naomi or Nurse Kitchell.

 

SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS:  Summer School Applications are available now.  Check the WAD for directions.  You must apply on Ed-Join.  See Bettie Grinnell if you have questions of problems.

 

SUMMERFUND is  about opportunity, exposure and access for Galileo students.

Please  encourage students to find out about the many summer programs that are still available.  SUMMERFUND has information about the San Francisco Osaka Sister City student ambassador program (alums Judy Zhu and Tracy Pa were high school participants), FACES for the FUTURE summer medical academy, Visions community service programs, outdoor leadership experiences, writing programs  and the local psychology program, Summer Bridge.  Deadlines vary but they are approaching.  SUMMERFUND is open on Tuesday and Friday afternoons, Room 458A.

                                        

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  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 $20–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 healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, book covers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms. Krohne during lunch in 202.

 

ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

set your pages to “print ready” so they get printed. Code is: 1013603647311717.

 

Are you interested in psychology or ever thought about being a therapist or social worker? RAMS is looking for students ages 16-20 to participate in their Summer Bridge Program. Summer Bridge is a 8 week mentorship program where students will learn about the field of psychology/social work. They will attend field trips, participate in workshops & groups and will be paid stipend of about $500 at the end of the program. Come to Wellness to get an application!

9th, 10th and 11th graders…Are you interested in taking a three week trip to Japan?  You’ll fly for FREE and then live with a host family in Osaka, Japan.  Two Galileo students have already done this.  How?  They filled out an application,  participated in an interview and then were selected to represent San Francisco as  student ambassadors.  To prepare your application, see Ms. Kornblith at SUMMERFUND in room 458A on Tuesday or Friday afternoon.  The application deadline is Monday, April 21.

 

DOCTORS, NURSES, DENTISTS…OH MY!  Calling 10th graders who are interested in these and other healthcare careers.  SUMMERFUNd now has applications for PITCH, a FREE 3 week program at UCSF, Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 25. The

application is due Monday, March 17.  Come to 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for more information and an application.

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

Weekly Bulletin – April 7 – 11, 2014

March 28, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 7 – 14, 2014

SATIRE

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SATIRE: Literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridiclue or scorn.

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

WELLNESS: Would you like support with brainstorming interventions for students who who might be sleeping, disruptive or struggling in your classes? Wellness has two manuals, the BRIM and the PIM, that categorize different kinds of students behaviors and ways that teachers and staff can productively intervene. If you would like any support with using this resource please come to Wellness and speak with Jessica, Naomi or Nurse Kitchell.

 

SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS:  Summer School Applications are available now.  Check the WAD for directions.  You must apply on Ed-Join.  See Bettie Grinnell if you have questions of problems.

 

SUMMERFUNd is inundated with summer program information.  Please tell your students about the benefits of SUMMERFUNd and encourage them to fill out the 2013-2014 purple interest form that can be found in the plastic folder beside the door to 458A.  The office is open Tuesday and Friday afternoons…and most evenings… Knowledgeable SUMMERFUNders and Ms. K. will help find students programs and shepherd them through the application and scholarship (if applicable) processes. There are wilderness programs, writing programs, science programs, language programs, community service programs, research programs, art programs (and more!)!  SUMMERFUNders have had life changing experiences!

 

“GALILEO PTSA EDUCATION GRANT APPLICATIONS The last PTSA general meeting for the 2013/14 school year will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:

http://galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request/

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

 

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before meetings: April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  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 $20–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 healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, book covers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA: is Wednesday, April 9th on the athletic field during homeroom period.

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

CHINESE KARAOKE CONTEST: is Friday night, April 11 in the auditorium. Buy tickets from the Chinese Culture Club officers or at the door.

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms. Krohne during lunch in 202.

 

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

 

ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: ASB Election Assembly is April 11. ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

set your pages to “print ready” so they get printed. Code is: 1013603647311717.

 

Are you interested in psychology or ever thought about being a therapist or social worker? RAMS is looking for students ages 16-20 to participate in their Summer Bridge Program. Summer Bridge is a 8 week mentorship program where students will learn about the field of psychology/social work. They will attend field trips, participate in workshops & groups and will be paid stipend of about $500 at the end of the program. Come to Wellness to get an application!

TRAVEL 2000 miles to the University of New Hampshire to join Project SMART!  There are scholarships.  This is a hands on opportunity to study either  Marine and Environmental Science or Space Science or Biotechnology and Nanotechnology.  For more information and help with your application, visit SUMMERFUNd on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

Are you interested in exploring current global issues and learning Spanish or French? Do you want to make new friends?  Live on a college campus? Find out what it’s like to live in a small town?  Discover Minnesota?  SUMMERFUNd will help you with your application to the 3-week Language and Global Issues Summer Institute at Carleton College.  The scholarship deadline is Thursday, March 27.  There’s not much time so see Ms. K. in 458A this Tuesday afternoon!!!

 

Are you curious about the ocean?  What kinds of life are BELOW the ocean floor?  Here’s an opportunity to spend one week on Catalina Island, California as a marine scientist.  This program is FREE and includes airfare!  If you are in 9th or 10th grade you can apply at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

 

DOCTORS, NURSES, DENTISTS…OH MY!  Calling 10th graders who are interested in these and other healthcare careers.  SUMMERFUNd now has applications for PITCH, a FREE 3 week program at UCSF, Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 25. The application is due Monday, March 17.  Come to 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for more information and an application.

 

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

Weekly Bulletin – March 24 – 28, 2014

March 21, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 24 – 28, 2014

RIFE

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place.  RIFE: Abundant; common; copiously supplied; abounding.

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

WELLNESS: Would you like support with brainstorming interventions for students who who might be sleeping, disruptive or struggling in your classes? Wellness has two manuals, the BRIM and the PIM, that categorize different kinds of students behaviors and ways that teachers and staff can productively intervene. If you would like any support with using this resource please come to Wellness and speak with Jessica, Naomi or Nurse Kitchell.

SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS:  Summer School Applications are available now.  Check the WAD for directions.  You must apply on Ed-Join.  See Bettie Grinnell if you have questions of problems.

 

SUMMERFUNd is inundated with summer program information.  Please tell your students about the benefits of SUMMERFUNd and encourage them to fill out the 2013-2014 purple interest form that can be found in the plastic folder beside the door to 458A.  The office is open Tuesday and Friday afternoons…and most evenings… Knowledgeable SUMMERFUNders and Ms. K. will help find students programs and shepherd them through the application and scholarship (if applicable) processes. There are wilderness programs, writing programs, science programs, language programs, community service programs, research programs, art programs (and more!)!  SUMMERFUNders have had life changing experiences!

 

“GALILEO PTSA EDUCATION GRANT APPLICATIONS The last PTSA general meeting for the 2013/14 school year will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:

http://galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request/

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

 

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before meetings: April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  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 $20–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 healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, book covers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA: is Wednesday, March 26 on the athletic field during homeroom period.

SENIORS VS TEACHERS/STAFF BASKETBALL GAME: is on Thursday, March 27 during lunch time in the Van Ness gym.

 

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

CHINESE KARAOKE CONTEST: is Friday night, April 11 in the auditorium. Buy tickets from the Chinese Culture Club officers or at the door.

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms. Krohne during lunch in 202.

 

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

 

ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: Do you wish to run for 2014 – 2015 ASB or class office? You can pick up petitions at the ASB office, room 150. Deadline to turn in petitions is Monday, March 24 by 4:00 PM to ASB office.. ASB Election Assembly is April 11. ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

 

GALILEO YEARBOOK: Deadline to Purchase and Edit your Yearbook: March 17

To purchase your yearbook login to your Galileoweb email and click any link from Treering (the yearbook website). Follow the directions to sign up and purchase your yearbook.  You may use a credit card or check.  See Ms. Field in Rm 453 or Ms. Ly in Rm 414 if you need help with your Galileoweb password or have trouble ordering. When you are done editing your custom pages, be sure to set your pages to “print ready” so they get printed. Code is: 1013603647311717.

 

Are you interested in psychology or ever thought about being a therapist or social worker? RAMS is looking for students ages 16-20 to participate in their Summer Bridge Program. Summer Bridge is a 8 week mentorship program where students will learn about the field of psychology/social work. They will attend field trips, participate in workshops & groups and will be paid stipend of about $500 at the end of the program. Come to Wellness to get an application!

TRAVEL 2000 miles to the University of New Hampshire to join Project SMART!  There are scholarships.  This is a hands on opportunity to study either  Marine and Environmental Science or Space Science or Biotechnology and Nanotechnology.  For more information and help with your application, visit SUMMERFUNd on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

Are you interested in exploring current global issues and learning Spanish or French? Do you want to make new friends?  Live on a college campus? Find out what it’s like to live in a small town?  Discover Minnesota?  SUMMERFUNd will help you with your application to the 3-week Language and Global Issues Summer Institute at Carleton College.  The scholarship deadline is Thursday, March 27.  There’s not much time so see Ms. K. in 458A this Tuesday afternoon!!!

 

Are you curious about the ocean?  What kinds of life are BELOW the ocean floor?  Here’s an opportunity to spend one week on Catalina Island, California as a marine scientist.  This program is FREE and includes airfare!  If you are in 9th or 10th grade you can apply at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

 

DOCTORS, NURSES, DENTISTS…OH MY!  Calling 10th graders who are interested in these and other healthcare careers.  SUMMERFUNd now has applications for PITCH, a FREE 3 week program at UCSF, Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 25. The application is due Monday, March 17.  Come to 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for more information and an application.

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

Weekly Bulletin – March 10 – 14, 2014

March 7, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 10 – 14, 2014

RAMPAGE

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. RAMPAGE: To rush wildly about; a course of violent, riotous or reckless action of behavior.

NEW ITEMS:

 

SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS:  Summer School Applications are available now.  Check the WAD for directions.  You must apply on Ed-Join.  See Bettie Grinnell if you have questions of problems.

 

WELLNESS PROP A PDPPlease sign up for our Wellness Prop A PD opportunities that start this month! If you didn’t receive the form to sign up please contact Jessica Colvin at x3162 or by email at colvinj@galileoweb.org

 

SUMMERFUNd is inundated with summer program information.  Please tell your students about the benefits of SUMMERFUNd and encourage them to fill out the 2013-2014 purple interest form that can be found in the plastic folder beside the door to 458A.  The office is open Tuesday and Friday afternoons…and most evenings… Knowledgeable SUMMERFUNders and Ms. K. will help find students programs and shepherd them through the application and scholarship (if applicable) processes. There are wilderness programs, writing programs, science programs, language programs, community service programs, research programs, art programs (and more!)!  SUMMERFUNders have had life changing experiences!

 

“GALILEO PTSA EdUCATION GRANG APPLICATIONS will be presented at the February 26, 2014 general PTSA meeting.

Note the change of date from March 12, 2014 to Feb. 26.  If you have not done so, please submit your applications ASAP (latest is Feb. 19) for consideration

at this meeting.  Otherwise, the next and last PTSA general meeting will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:

http://galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request/

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

 

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before meetings:

March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.

 

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  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 $20–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

 

Do you ever feel like you want to help your friends but their problems are too big or hard for you to help with? Wellness is here for you and your friends. If you are concerned about a friend come talk to Naomi or Jessica and we can help support you or your friend. Wellness services are always confidential.

ASB STORE in Room 150  is selling healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL is Friday, March 14 in the courtyard during lunch time.

SENIOR PANORAMA: is Thursday, March 27 in athletic field during homeroom period.

SENIORS VS TEACHERS/STAFF BASKETBSLL GAME: is on Thursday, March 27 during lunch time in the Van Ness gym.

 

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms krohne during lunch in 202.

 

THE BOAT DANCE is Saturday night, March 15 from 7 – 11 PM. Theme is “Dancing On Water.” Dress is semi-formal. Must board at 7 PM at Pier 41. Must show ID at the door. Photography by Prestige. Valentine special – 2 tickets for $50 sold at ASB store starting Feb. 12 to 14. Tickets will increase $30 with current ASB card sticker and $35 w/o from Feb. 18 – 28. Guest ticket is $45 sold at the Dean’s office. Prices will continue to go up in March. Sign up to run for Queen and King of the Sea.

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Final election will be held on Wed., March 19 during HR. Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

 

ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: Do you wish to run for 2014 – 2015 ASB or class office? You can pick up petitions at the ASB office, room 150. Deadline to turn in petitions is Monday, March 24 by 4:00 PM to ASB office.. ASB Election Assembly is April 11. ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

 

GALILEO YEARBOOK: Deadline to Purchase and Edit your Yearbook: March 17

To purchase your yearbook login to your Galileoweb email and click any link from Treering (the yearbook website). Follow the directions to sign up and purchase your yearbook.  You may use a credit card or check.  See Ms. Field in Rm 453 or Ms. Ly in Rm 414 if you need help with your Galileoweb password or have trouble ordering. When you are done editing your custom pages, be sure to set your pages to “print ready” so they get printed.  

 

OUTWARD BOUND: Have you been to California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains?  Want to get away??  What about an outdoor adventure: backpacking, mountain climbing and camping with Outward Bound?  Do you want to explore our own Greater Bay Area beyond city noise, traffic and smog?  Apply to be a Pinnacle Scholar! The application is due  Saturday, March 15.  SUMMERFUNd is a Pinnacle Partner.  Start your application at SUMMERFUNd on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

YOU ARE IN LUCK!  The application deadline has been extended for YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS, an environmental, outdoor program that offers and 14 day summer outdoor trip and then meets monthly during the school year beginning next September. YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS also includes a two week backpacking adventure in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  The new deadline is Friday, March 14.  Don’t procrastinate! Find out more at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

 

Are you curious about the ocean?  What kinds of life are BELOW the ocean floor?  Here’s an opportunity to spend one week on Catalina Island, California as a marine scientist.  This program is FREE and includes airfare!  If you are in 9th or 10th grade you can apply at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

 

DOCTORS, NURSES, DENTISTS…OH MY!  Calling 10th graders who are interested in these and other healthcare careers.  SUMMERFUNd now has applications for PITCH, a FREE 3 week program at UCSF, Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 25. The application is due Monday, March 17.  Come to 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for more information and an application.

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

Weekly Bulletin – March 3 – 7, 2014

February 28, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 3 – 7, 2014

QUAVER

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. QUAVER:  Tremble; shake; trill; to utter sound in tremendous tones.

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

WELLNESS PROP A PDPPlease sign up for our Wellness Prop A PD opportunities that start this month! If you didn’t receive the form to sign up please contact Jessica Colvin at x3162 or by email at colvinj@galileoweb.org

 

SUMMERFUNd is inundated with summer program information.  Please tell your students about the benefits of SUMMERFUNd and encourage them to fill out the 2013-2014 purple interest form that can be found in the plastic folder beside the door to 458A.  The office is open Tuesday and Friday afternoons…and most evenings… Knowledgeable SUMMERFUNders and Ms. K. will help find students programs and shepherd them through the application and scholarship (if applicable) processes. There are wilderness programs, writing programs, science programs, language programs, community service programs, research programs, art programs (and more!)!  SUMMERFUNders have had life changing experiences!

 

“GALILEO PTSA EdUCATION GRANG APPLICATIONS will be presented at the February 26, 2014 general PTSA meeting.

Note the change of date from March 12, 2014 to Feb. 26.  If you have not done so, please submit your applications ASAP (latest is Feb. 19) for consideration

at this meeting.  Otherwise, the next and last PTSA general meeting will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:,http://galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request/

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

 

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before meetings:

March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.

 

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  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 $20–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

 

Do you ever feel like you want to help your friends but their problems are too big or hard for you to help with? Wellness is here for you and your friends. If you are concerned about a friend come talk to Naomi or Jessica and we can help support you or your friend. Wellness services are always confidential.

ASB STORE in Room 150  is selling healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL is Friday, March 14 in the courtyard during lunch time.

SENIOR PANORAMA: is Thursday, March 27 in athletic field during homeroom period.

SENIORS VS TEACHERS/STAFF BASKETBSLL GAME: is on Thursday, March 27 during lunch time in the Van Ness gym.

 

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms krohne during lunch in 202.

 

THE BOAT DANCE is Saturday night, March 15 from 7 – 11 PM. Theme is “Dancing On Water.” Dress is semi-formal. Must board at 7 PM at Pier 41. Must show ID at the door. Photography by Prestige. Valentine special – 2 tickets for $50 sold at ASB store starting Feb. 12 to 14. Tickets will increase $30 with current ASB card sticker and $35 w/o from Feb. 18 – 28. Guest ticket is $45 sold at the Dean’s office. Prices will continue to go up in March. Sign up to run for Queen and King of the Sea.

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Nomination slips will be distributed on Wed/Thurs, Feb. 26/27 during HR. Final election will be held on Wed., March 19 during HR. Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

 

ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: Do you wish to run for 2014 – 2015 ASB or class office? You can pick up petitions at the ASB office, room 150. Deadline to turn in petitions is Monday, March 24 by 4:00 PM to ASB office.. ASB Election Assembly is April 11. ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

 

GALILEO YEARBOOK: Deadline to Purchase and Edit your Yearbook: March 17

To purchase your yearbook login to your Galileoweb email and click any link from Treering (the yearbook website). Follow the directions to sign up and purchase your yearbook.  You may use a credit card or check.  See Ms. Field in Rm 453 or Ms. Ly in Rm 414 if you need help with your Galileoweb password or have trouble ordering. When you are done editing your custom pages, be sure to set your pages to “print ready” so they get printed.  

 

OUTWARD BOUND: Have you been to California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains?  Want to get away??  What about an outdoor adventure: backpacking, mountain climbing and camping with Outward Bound?  Do you want to explore our own Greater Bay Area beyond city noise, traffic and smog?  Apply to be a Pinnacle Scholar! The application is due  Saturday, March 15.  SUMMERFUNd is a Pinnacle Partner.  Start your application at SUMMERFUNd on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

YOU ARE IN LUCK!  The application deadline has been extended for YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS, an environmental, outdoor program that offers and 14 day summer outdoor trip and then meets monthly during the school year beginning next September. YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS also includes a two week backpacking adventure in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  The new deadline is Friday, March 14.  Don’t procrastinate! Find out more at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

 

Are you curious about the ocean?  What kinds of life are BELOW the ocean floor?  Here’s an opportunity to spend one week on Catalina Island, California as a marine scientist.  This program is FREE and includes airfare!  If you are in 9th or 10th grade you can apply at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

 

DOCTORS, NURSES, DENTISTS…OH MY!  Calling 10th graders who are interested in these and other healthcare careers.  SUMMERFUNd now has applications for PITCH, a FREE 3 week program at UCSF, Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 25. The application is due Monday, March 17.  Come to 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for more information and an application.

 

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

WEEKLY BULLETIN – February 24 – 28, 2014

February 21, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 24 – 28, 2014

QUANDRY

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. QUANDRY: A state of perplexity or doubt.

NEW ITEMS:

 

WELLNESS PROP A PDP: Please sign up for our Wellness Prop A PD opportunities that start this month! If you didn’t receive the form to sign up please contact Jessica Colvin at x3162 or by email at colvinj@galileoweb.org

 

SUMMERFUNd is inundated with summer program information.  Please tell your students about the benefits of SUMMERFUNd and encourage them to fill out the 2013-2014 purple interest form that can be found in the plastic folder beside the door to 458A.  The office is open Tuesday and Friday afternoons…and most evenings… Knowledgeable SUMMERFUNders and Ms. K. will help find students programs and shepherd them through the application and scholarship (if applicable) processes. There are wilderness programs, writing programs, science programs, language programs, community service programs, research programs, art programs (and more!)!  SUMMERFUNders have had life changing experiences!

 

“GALILEO PTSA EdUCATION GRANG APPLICATIONS will be presented at the February 26, 2014 general PTSA meeting.

Note the change of date from March 12, 2014 to Feb. 26.  If you have not done so, please submit your applications ASAP (latest is Feb. 19) for consideration

at this meeting.  Otherwise, the next and last PTSA general meeting will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at: http://galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request/

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before meetings:

March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.

 

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questioGALILEO ACADEMY

ns 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 $20–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

 

Do you ever feel like you want to help your friends but their problems are too big or hard for you to help with? Wellness is here for you and your friends. If you are concerned about a friend come talk to Naomi or Jessica and we can help support you or your friend. Wellness services are always confidential.

ASB STORE in Room 150  is selling healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

 

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms krohne during lunch in 202.

 

THE BOAT DANCE is Saturday night, March 15 from 7 – 11 PM. Theme is “Dancing On Water.” Dress is semi-formal. Must board at 7 PM at Pier 41. Must show ID at the door. Photography by Prestige. Valentine special – 2 tickets for $50 sold at ASB store starting Feb. 12 to 14. Tickets will increase $30 with current ASB card sticker and $35 w/o from Feb. 18 – 28. Guest ticket is $45 sold at the Dean’s office. Prices will continue to go up in March. Sign up to run for Queen and King of the Sea.

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Nomination slips will be distributed on Wed/Thurs, Feb. 26/27 during HR. Final election will be held on Wed., March 19 during HR. Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: Do you wish to run for 2014 – 2015 ASB or class office? You can pick up petitions at the ASB office, room 150. Deadline to turn in petitions is Monday, March 24 by 4:00 PM to ASB office.. ASB Election Assembly is April 11. ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

OUTWARD BOUND: Have you been to California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains?  Want to get away??  What about an outdoor adventure: backpacking, mountain climbing and camping with Outward Bound?  Do you want to explore our own Greater Bay Area beyond city noise, traffic and smog?  Apply to be a Pinnacle Scholar! The application is due  Saturday, March 15.  SUMMERFUNd is a Pinnacle Partner.  Start your application at SUMMERFUNd on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

YOU ARE IN LUCK!  The application deadline has been extended for YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS, an environmental, outdoor program that offers and 14 day summer outdoor trip and then meets monthly during the school year beginning next September. YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS also includes a two week backpacking adventure in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  The new deadline is Friday, March 14.  Don’t procrastinate! Find out more at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. Are you curious about the ocean?  What kinds of life are BELOW the ocean floor?  Here’s an opportunity to spend one week on Catalina Island, California as a marine scientist.  This program is FREE and includes airfare!  If you are in 9th or 10th grade you can apply at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

 

DOCTORS, NURSES, DENTISTS…OH MY!  Calling 10th graders who are interested in these and other healthcare careers.  SUMMERFUNd now has applications for PITCH, a FREE 3 week program at UCSF, Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 25. The application is due Monday, March 17.  Come to 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for more information and an application.

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

Weekly Bulletin – February 18 – 21, 2014

February 14, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 18 – 21, 2014

PROCURE

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PROCURE: To take care of; to get possession of; obtain by particular care and effort.

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

WELLNESS PROP A PDPPlease sign up for our Wellness Prop A PD opportunities that start this month! If you didn’t receive the form to sign up please contact Jessica Colvin at x3162 or by email at colvinj@galileoweb.org

 

SUMMERFUNd is inundated with summer program information.  Please tell your students about the benefits of SUMMERFUNd and encourage them to fill out the 2013-2014 purple interest form that can be found in the plastic folder beside the door to 458A.  The office is open Tuesday and Friday afternoons…and most evenings… Knowledgeable SUMMERFUNders and Ms. K. will help find students programs and shepherd them through the application and scholarship (if applicable) processes. There are wilderness programs, writing programs, science programs, language programs, community service programs, research programs, art programs (and more!)!  SUMMERFUNders have had life changing experiences!

 

“GALILEO PTSA EdUCATION GRANG APPLICATIONS will be presented at the February 26, 2014 general PTSA meeting.

Note the change of date from March 12, 2014 to Feb. 26.  If you have not done so, please submit your applications ASAP (latest is Feb. 19) for consideration

at this meeting.  Otherwise, the next and last PTSA general meeting will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:

http://galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request/

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

 

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before the following General PTSA meetings:

March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.

 

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.                   Mrs. Grinnell

 

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 $20–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

 

Do you ever feel like you want to help your friends but their problems are too big or hard for you to help with? Wellness is here for you and your friends. If you are concerned about a friend come talk to Naomi or Jessica and we can help support you or your friend. Wellness services are always confidential.

ASB STORE in Room 150  is selling healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

 

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends and dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms krohne during lunch in 202.

 

THE BOAT DANCE is Saturday night, March 15 from 7 – 11 PM. Theme is “Dancing On Water.” Dress is semi-formal. Must board at 7 PM at Pier 41. Must show ID at the door. Photography by Prestige. Valentine special – 2 tickets for $50 sold at ASB store starting Feb. 12 to 14. Tickets will increase $30 with current ASB card sticker and $35 w/o from Feb. 18 – 28. Guest ticket is $45 sold at the Dean’s office. Prices will continue to go up in March. Sign up to run for Queen and King of the Sea.

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Nomination slips will be distributed on Wed/Thurs, Feb. 26/27 during HR. Final election will be held on Wed., March 19 during HR. Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

ASB & CLASS ELECTIONS: Do you wish to run for 2014 – 2015 ASB or class office? You can pick up petitions at the ASB office, room 150. Deadline to turn in petitions is Monday, March 24 by 4:00 PM to ASB office.. ASB Election Assembly is April 11. ASB election is Wed., April 16 during HR.

 

SUMMERFUND knows…

It’s February but there’s lots of information available about summer programs. What about an outdoor adventure: backpacking, mountain climbing

and camping with Outward Bound? Do you want to learn about medicine? The application for the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program must be

postmarked by  Saturday, February 15 . What about a writing course at Carleton College, Smith College, Lake Forest College or Denison University? Come learn about opportunities Tuesday and Friday afternoons at SUMMERFUND

in Room 458A.

 

YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS is a an environmental, outdoor program that offers and 14 day summer outdoor trip and then meets monthly during the school year beginning next September.  It’s FREE! The deadline to apply is Saturday, February 15.  Find out more at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

COSMOS, the science and math 4-week summer program on UC campuses, offers full scholarships to low-income students.  It’s a great way to experience college life and learn in depth about a subject of interest.  Course choices include: nanochemistry; earthquake engineering; number theory; oceanography; astrophysics; music and technology; biodiesel from renewable resources; video game design; tissue engineering and regenerative medicine; genes, genomes and biocontrol and big bang theory and the subatomic world. There are fun field trips, too!

The online application is due Friday, February 21.  Two short online teacher recommendations are required as well as the student’s online application.  SUMMERFUNd has helped dozens of students with their applications.  Stop by Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

 

OUTWARD BOUND: Have you been to California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains?  Want to get away??  What about an outdoor adventure: backpacking, mountain climbing and camping with Outward Bound?  Do you want to explore our own Greater Bay Area beyond city noise, traffic and smog?  Apply to be a Pinnacle Scholar! The application is due  Saturday, March 15.  SUMMERFUNd is a Pinnacle Partner.  Start your application at SUMMERFUNd on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Room 458A.

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

 

Weekly Bulletin – February 10 – 14, 2014

February 7, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 10 – 14, 2014

PARAMETER

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PARAMETER:  Limits or boundaries; guidelines; characteristic or factor; aspect, element.

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

“GALILEO PTSA EdUCATION GRANG APPLICATIONS will be presented at the February 26, 2014 general PTSA meeting.

Note the change of date from March 12, 2014 to Feb. 26.  If you have not done so, please submit your applications ASAP (latest is Feb. 19) for consideration

at this meeting.  Otherwise, the next and last PTSA general meeting will be held on April  9, 2014.  Applications and instructions can be found at:

http://galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request/

 

THE GALILEO LOVEFEST: is on February 14th! We are offering over 45 n-class presentations about healthy relationships and sexual health. Wellness will send out an email soon announcing how to sign up. Be sure to take a look and sign up to have presenters come to present in your class on Friday, February 14th! There will also be a courtyard carnival and marriage booth at lunch- we will be sending out extra credit opportunities for students to participate in if teachers are interested.

 

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

 

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before the following General PTSA meetings:

March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.

 

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questioGALILEO ACADEMY

ns 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 $20–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 healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

 

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

 

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms krohne during lunch in 202.

 

THE BOAT DANCE is Saturday night, March 15 from 7 – 11 PM. Theme is “Dancing On Water.” Dress is semi-formal. Must board at 7 PM at Pier 41. Must show ID at the door. Photography by Prestige. Valentine special – 2 tickets for $50 sold at ASB store starting Feb. 12 to 14. Tickets will increase $30 with current ASB card sticker and $35 w/o from Feb. 18 – 28. Guest ticket is $45 sold at the Dean’s office. Prices will continue to go up in March. Sign up to run for Queen and King of the Sea.

 

THE GALILEO LOVEFEST is one week away! On Valentine’s Day join Wellness, the GSA,  and many community organizations from all over the city to learn about  healthy relationships and sexual decision making. Join us for the lunchtime carnival, games, music, and the GSA’s marriage booth!

 

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: Nomination slips will be distributed on Wed/Thurs, Feb. 26/27 during HR. Final election will be held on Wed., March 19 during HR. Winners will be announced at the ASB Election Assembly on Fri., April 11.

SUMMERFUND knows…
It’s February but there’s lots of information available about summer programs. What about an outdoor adventure: backpacking, mountain climbingand camping with Outward Bound? Do you want to learn about medicine? The application for the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program must be postmarked by  Saturday, February 15 . What about a writing course at
Carleton College, Smith College, Lake Forest College or Denison University? Come learn about opportunities Tuesday and Friday afternoons at SUMMERFUND in Room 458A.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS is a an environmental, outdoor program that offers and 14 day summer outdoor trip and then meets monthly during the school year
beginning next September.  It’s FREE! The deadline to apply is Saturday, February 15.  Find out more at SUMMERFUNd in Room 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

Weekly Bulletin – February 3 – 7, 2014

January 30, 2014

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 3 – 7, 2014

OXYMORON

 

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. OXYMORON:  A combination of contradictory or incongruous words as in “cruel kindness.”

 

NEW ITEMS:

 

THE GALILEO LOVEFEST: is on February 14th! We are offering over 45 n-class presentations about healthy relationships and sexual health. Wellness will send out an email soon announcing how to sign up. Be sure to take a look and sign up to have presenters come to present in your class on Friday, February 14th! There will also be a courtyard carnival and marriage booth at lunch- we will be sending out extra credit opportunities for students to participate in if teachers are interested.

 

Galileo PTSA Education/Enrichment Grants Application Procedures Update:

 

Please submit your applications 3 weeks before the following General PTSA meetings:

March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.  This will give the Grants Committee members time to review and then make recommendations for voting at the above listed General PTSA meetings.  For complete guidelines, please go towww.galileoweb.org/ptsa/grant-request     Questions can be directed to Jeanne at  Lattjiu@aol.com

                                        

ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.

 

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@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 old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questioGALILEO ACADEMY

ns 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 $20–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 healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, new drawstring day packs, hand towels, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

ASB STORE is selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

LETTERMAN JACKETS will be on sale Tuesday, Feb.4 in front of the auditorium during lunch time. Free embroidery – “T-Day Champ 2013″ for football players..

GIRL’S CLUB NEEDS GIRLS JUST LIKE YOU:

Find a safe place to be yourself. To meet other girls and make new friends.

And dance.  But don’t worry no dance experience is needed. Its Wednesdays @2:30-4:00, in the Auditorium. For more info. come see Ms krohne during lunch in 202.

LUNAR NEW YEAR ROOM DECORATING CONTEST: is Thursday, Feb. 7. All clubs and classes can participate. 1st prize is pizza party, 2nd prize is Snapple fruit juice cans for participants, and healthy snack bags for participants. Deadline to turn in your application to participate is Feb. 4 to ASB office.

LION DANCING: will perform on Friday, Feb.7 in the courtyard during lunch time. Galileo students performed on national TV, America’s Got Talent and reached the quarter finals last year. The performance is to celebrate the new year 2014 and to celebrate the scientist, Galileo’s birthday.

THE BOAT DANCE is Saturday night, March 15 from 7 – 11 PM. Theme is “Dancing On Water.” Dress is semi-formal. Must board at 7 PM at Pier 41. Must show ID at the door. Photography by Prestige. Valentine special – 2 tickets for $50 sold at ASB store starting Feb. 12 to 14. Tickets will increase $30 with current ASB card sticker and $35 w/o from Feb. 18 – 28. Guest ticket is $45 sold at the Dean’s office. Prices will continue to go up in March. Sign up to run for Queen and King of the Sea.

THE GALILEO LOVEFEST is two weeks away! On Valentine’s Day join Wellness, the GSA,  and many community organizations from all over the city to learn about  healthy relationships and sexual decision making. Join us for the lunchtime carnival, games, music, and the GSA’s marriage booth!

GALILEO GEAR: BASEBALL CAPS $15.00; T-SHIRTS $15.00   ROOM 263-COACH PAPA

 

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