Weekly Bulletin – April 13 – 17, 2015

April 10, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 13 – 17, 2015

TENUOUS

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. TENUOUS: lacking in clarity; vague: lacking a sound basis, as reasoning; unsubstantiated; weak; of slight importance or significance; unsubstantial.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am. Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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 is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

CLASS OFFICER ELECTION: ​Class election will be Thursday, April 16 during period 4.

 

SENIOR vs TEACHERS/STAFF VOLLEYBALL GAME is this Thursday, April 16 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

CLASS ELECTION is this Thursday, April 16 during period 4. Election committee officers will distribute ballots for juniors, sophomores, and freshmen.

 

CHINESE KARAOKE CONTEST: is this Friday night, April 17 in the auditorium. Tickets are sold at the door.

 

ALOHA FOOD FESTIVAL: is Friday, May 1 in the courtyard during lunch time. Wear your favorite Hawaiian outfit.

MOVE-UP ASSEMBLY: is scheduled on Friday, May 1 at the George White’s Athletic Field

 

SENIOR PROM  at Westin Hotel is Saturday, April 25.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

4/18 9am-4pm @ UC Berkeley      This is the annual open house: see labs, classrooms, libraries and research museums.  Talk to faculty and student music & dance performances, guided tours, student organizations.  Free admission to the UC Botanical Garden and Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science.  Newly admitted students will receive invitations to Cal Day.  A complete schedule of activities can be found at calday.berkeley.edu

5/17 9am-5pm @ Stanford University in Palo Alto                    If you’re 15 years old, interested in veterinary school or working with animals, check out this FREE event with lunch.  Hear talks from veterinarians in various careers, talk to current veterinary students & alumni from different veterinary schools.  Learn about ways to volunteer locally and get valuable experience caring for animals.

Pre-registration is required and deadline is 5/16 (or when enrollment is maxed): www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/prevetexpo

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.

For 11th & 12th:

If you want to take classes at CCSF this summer, please either email or ask Ms. S. Chan for info.

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

4/16 2:15pm-3pm @ RM 555         Seniors, if you still want to apply for 4 year colleges and be able to find out in 3 weeks if you’re accepted, then this is the workshop for you.

4/16 2pm – 6 pm @ CCSF/Chinatown North Beach Center on 808 Kearny, Room 104   Get Fee Waivers for CCSF Summer Classes & Plan your CCSF Class Schedule

• Bring 2013 Tax Returns to waive fees for City Bridge Classes & other summer courses

• Bring 2014 Tax Returns if you also need to apply for 2015-2016 FAFSA

• Bring your CCSF Red Folder to plan your summer or fall classes at CCSF

• Be sure you know your SSN and CCSF Student ID number

• Information available for undocumented or Dream Act students

• RSVP 415-395-8611

Parents are welcome!

 

4/24 FRISCO Day    This is a district wide college transitional support day.  Students who plan to attend military, work full time, attend a community college, or really haven’t decided on what to do after high school will be going to CCSF all day.  If you have not picked up a field trip permission form or returned a signed one, please pick up one from or return it to the College & Career Center ASAP.  If you plan to attend a 4 year college, you will stay on campus and we will have more details for you later.

If you think you still want to apply for CCSF as an alternate college choice, please check details in School Loop or talk to Ms. S. Chan as soon as possible.

If you have been accepted to a UC and plan to enroll, please look out for the Writing Placement Exam info. in your School Loop email.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

If you want to know how to check your Cal. Grant account, please check School Loop for instructions.

SPLAWN Scholarship        $1,000 for HS senior, CA resident, Demonstrated financial need, 2.6 minimum GPA, Employment or community service.  Apply by 4/15/15 www.fsrequests.com/splawnscholarship

AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Program          $2,000 for High school seniors who are citizens or permanent residents, Must enroll at  a post-secondary institution, Must read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay” about automatic fire sprinklers, Take a 10 question open book multiple choice online test.  Apply by 4/15/2015.

http://www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation.html

Chinese American Citizens Alliance Scholarship        10-$1000 for HS Senior, Chinese ancestry min. ¼, Min cumulative GPA 3.0, Community Involvement, Must meet financial criteria; 3 ppl: 65K 4:72K 5:78K etc.  Apply by 4/21/2015.  Get application from the College and Career Center.

ABC7 Top Scholars $1,000 to seven local graduating seniors           with a 3.5 minimum GPA. Each school can nominate up to 4 students, Must be a SF resident, Students will be profiled in stories featured in ABC7 Newscasts as well as a half hour program, Must be willing to be interviewed for television.  Must be nominated by Principal. If interested, talk to Ms. Chan in the College and Career Center.  Nominate by 4/22/2015. http://abc7news.com/education/abc7-top-scholars-program-information/25733/

“I Can Afford College” financial aid awareness campaign/scholarship: 30 seconds to College sweepstakes $250-$1,000 or a brand new car   , Make your own version of the “Make it Now” video/advertisement.  Apply by 4/24/2015. http://www.icanaffordcollegepr.com/?dmu=1425672186176

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you have been awarded with any scholarship, please be sure to print or Xerox a copy of the award letter and give it to Michael in room 258F.  This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – April 6 – 10, 2015

April 2, 2015

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 6 – 10, 2015

SERENE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SERENE: calm, peaceful or tranquil;  unruffled; clear; fair.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS VOLLEYBALL GAME is rescheduled to Thursday, April 9 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

CLASS OFFICE ELECTION: ​Class election will be Thursday, April 16 during period 4.

 

SENIOR PROM  at Westin Hotel is Saturday, April 25.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

4/4 8:30-12pm @ International School of the Peninsula in Palo Alto                       This is a fun and FREE event for teens.  Students get to hear inventors in the tech. world and a chance to collaborate and create new items.  To RSVP: TeenTechSF-ISTP.eventbrite.com

4/4 10am-2pm @ California Academy of Sciences       Beatmaking with Nature     Use technology skills to explore ways of combining technology & the natural world.  $35 for members & $40 for non-members.  RSVP: www.calacademy.org/playshops

 

4/11 10am-2pm @ Moscone Center-South on 747 Howard St., SF   If you’re a SF youth aged 16-24, you can attend this fair to help you get more job-ready, practice interviewing and review your resume.  You can also interview for a real job!  Don’t forget to bring your resume and dress to impress for the event!

To register: 2015sfsummerjobs.eventbrite.com or email sfsj@uwba.org for questions.

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

 

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.

 

For 11th:

If you have minimal 3.8 GPA, fulfil a-g requirement, and is interested in applying to Fresno State University, nominate yourself for the Smittcamp Family Honors College Scholarship.  Talk to or email to Ms. S. Chan.  Nominate yourself by 3/25.

For 9th:

Minds Matter             This is a free mentorship program for 9th students.  Free support for summer college programs, PSAT/SAT preparation, writing & critical thinking seminars and college application & financial aid guidance.  Application deadline is 4/11.  For more details or to apply, visit www.mindsmattersf.org

For 11th & 12th:

If you want to take classes at CCSF this summer, please either email or ask Ms. S. Chan for info.

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

4/6 6pm-8pm @ College of San Mateo    This is a free event open to HS seniors and parents to learn about transfer programs, financial aid, career and academic programs.  It’ll be in the College Center Building 10, 2nd Fl.

4/9 2:15pm @ RM 555        Are you confused with how much money each college is giving you?  Bring a copy of all your financial aid award letters to this workshop and we will teach you how to understand and compare them.

 

If you think you still want to apply for CCSF as an alternate college choice, please check details in School Loop or talk to Ms. S. Chan as soon as possible.

If you have been accepted to a UC and plan to enroll, please look out for the Writing Placement Exam info. in your School Loop email.

If you want to know how to check your Cal. Grant account, please check School Loop for instructions.

Golden Gate Section scholarship for young women intended to major in engineering or computer science ($10,000).  Due date 3/27. For more details: http://ggs.swe.org/scholarship

HENAAC Scholarship ($500-$1,000) for Hispanic student with a minimal 3.0 or higher GPA who demonstrate leadership through community engagement and must be science, math, technology, or engineering majors.  Apply by 3/30.  http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship ($500): Minimal GPA of 2.5 or higher and submit answers to the essay questions.  Due date 3/30.  To apply: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarship_scholarship.php

TASF (Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund) ($2,500) If you’re a U.S. Citizen and direct blood descendent of a Taiwanese citizen, plan to attend a University or College, have a 3.0 minimum GPA, have  a household income at or below the Federal/State/County low income level, and must show 2013 or 2014 tax return.  Due date 3/31.  To apply: http://tascholarshipfund.org/

The Chen Foundation Scholarship Program ($2,000) If you plan to attend a CSU or California Community College, have a 3.0 minimum GPA, have a household income at or below California State low income level, must show 2013 or 2014 tax return.  Due date 3/31. To apply: http://apcf.org/2015-chen-foundation-scholarship-program/

 

Beta Pi Sigma Sorority Scholarship: you need two official high school or college transcripts sealed, two page, double spaced typed essay on “How will a college education benefit me”, three current letters of recommendation from a high school advisor and two from sources other than relatives, description of family circumstances and a recent and clear photograph.  Due date 3/31.  To apply: pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

If you have been awarded with any scholarship, please be sure to print or Xerox a copy of the award letter and give it to Michael in room 258F.  This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – March 23 – 27, 2015

March 22, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 23-27, 2015

SAVORY

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SAVORY:  pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell: pleasing, attractive, or agreeable.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in Class Officer petitions is 4pm March 16. Get involved and we will see you soon!

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS VOLLEYBALL GAME is rescheduled to Thursday, April 9 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS BASKETBALL GAME is Thursday, March 26 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

CLASS OFFICE ELECTION: ​Class election will be Thursday, April 16 during period 4.

 

STUDENT TALENTS ASSEMBLY is Friday, March 27 during a double period 4.

 

SENIOR PROM  at Westin Hotel is Saturday, April 25.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

4/4 8:30-12pm @ International School of the Peninsula in Palo Alto.              This is a fun and FREE event for teens.  Students get to hear inventors in the tech. world and a chance to collaborate and create new items.  To RSVP: TeenTechSF-ISTP.eventbrite.com

4/4 10am-2pm @ California Academy of Sciences         Beatmaking with Nature       Use technology skills to explore ways of combining technology & the natural world.  $35 for members & $40 for non-members.  RSVP: www.calacademy.org/playshops

4/11 10am-2pm @ Moscone Center-South on 747 Howard St., SF      If you’re a SF youth aged 16-24, you can attend this fair to help you get more job-ready, practice interviewing and review your resume.  You can also interview for a real job!  Don’t forget to bring your resume and dress to impress for the event!

To register: 2015sfsummerjobs.eventbrite.com or email sfsj@uwba.org for questions.

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.

 

For 11th:

If you have minimal 3.8 GPA, fulfil a-g requirement, and is interested in applying to Fresno State University, nominate yourself for the Smittcamp Family Honors College Scholarship.  Talk to or email to Ms. S. Chan.  Nominate yourself by 3/25.

For 11th & 12th:

If you want to take classes at CCSF this summer, please either email or ask Ms. S. Chan for info.

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

 

For 12th:

4/6 6pm-8pm @ College of San Mateo     This is a free event open to HS seniors and parents to learn about transfer programs, financial aid, career and academic programs.  It’ll be in the College Center Building 10, 2nd Fl.

If you think you still want to apply for CCSF as an alternate college choice, please check details in School Loop or talk to Ms. S. Chan as soon as possible.

If you have been accepted to a UC and plan to enroll, please look out for the Writing Placement Exam info. in your School Loop email.

If you want to know how to check your Cal. Grant account, please check School Loop for instructions.

Golden Gate Section scholarship for young women intended to major in engineering or computer science ($10,000).  Due date 3/27. For more details: http://ggs.swe.org/scholarship

HENAAC Scholarship ($500-$1,000) for Hispanic student with a minimal 3.0 or higher GPA who demonstrate leadership through community

engagement and must be science, math, technology, or engineering majors.  Apply by 3/30.  http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship ($500): Minimal GPA of 2.5 or higher and submit answers to the essay questions.  Due date 3/30.  To apply: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarship_scholarship.php

TASF (Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund) ($2,500) If you’re a U.S. Citizen and direct blood descendent of a Taiwanese citizen, plan to attend a University or College, have a 3.0 minimum GPA, have  a household income at or below the Federal/State/County low income level, and must show 2013 or 2014 tax return.  Due date 3/31.  To apply: http://tascholarshipfund.org/

The Chen Foundation Scholarship Program ($2,000) If you plan to attend a CSU or California Community College, have a 3.0 minimum GPA, have a household income at or below California State low income level, must show 2013 or 2014 tax return.  Due date 3/31. To apply: http://apcf.org/2015-chen-foundation-scholarship-program/

Beta Pi Sigma Sorority Scholarship: you need two official high school or college transcripts sealed, two page, double spaced typed essay on “How will a college education benefit me”, three current letters of recommendation from a high school advisor and two from sources other than relatives, description of family circumstances and a recent and clear photograph.  Due date 3/31.  To apply: pick up an application from the College & Career Center.

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List for more scholarships and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

 

If you have been awarded with any scholarship, please be sure to print or Xerox a copy of the award letter and give it to Michael in room 258F.  This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – March 16 – 20, 2015

March 13, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 16 – 20, 2015

SANCTION

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. SANCTION: authoritative permission or approval, as for an action;to authorize, approve, or allow.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in Class Officer petitions is 4pm March 23. Get involved and we will see you soon!

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS VOLLEYBALL GAME is rescheduled to Thursday, April 9 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS BASKETBALL GAME is Thursday, March 26 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

ASB OFFICE ELECTION: ASB election will be Thursday, March 19 during period 4.

 

CLASS OFFICE ELECTION PETITIONS are due Monday, March 16 in the ASB office by 4:00 PM. ​Class election will be Thursday, April 16 during period 4.

 

STUDENT TALENTS ASSEMBLY is Friday, March 27 during a double period 4.

 

SENIOR PROM  at Westin Hotel is Saturday, April 25.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

3/16 @ 12:20pm in room 154         Paid Summer Internships from Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) You can test drive a career in transportation this summer with a paid internship. The MTC is sponsoring 4 summer jobs in San Francisco for local high school youth who will be at least 16 years of age by June 18, 2015.  The purpose of the program is to:

•help students understand the role of the transportation agencies in the community, county and region;

•provide skill-building opportunities during all phases of the program; and

•provide transportation agency staff, such as transit agency planners or traffic engineers at city and county public works departments, with assistance on entry-level tasks.

The internships pay $12.25 per hour and the deadline to apply is Sunday, March 22, 2015.

For more details, come to the information session or check out the work site and job descriptions on the MTC website at: http://www.mtc.ca.gov/jobs/high_school/

3/18 @ 11:45am in room 154         Round Table Pizza has part time job opportunity for $11.05 per hour.

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 10th &11th:

3/21 @ 8:30am-1:00pm @  Mills College             Be Bold: Lead Your College Journey This is a special program designed for high school sophomore and junior girls to learn and gather information about navigating the college application process.  Planned activities include sessions on how to finance a college education, writing a personal statement, how to prepare for an admissions interview and preparing an extracurricular activities resume.  A campus guided tour is included.  RSVP: https://admissions.mills.edu/register/BeBold2015

For 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

If you want to know how to check your Cal. Grant account, please check School Loop for instructions.

Strides for Life Scholarship           (2-$1500 each) due on 3/20. For more details: http://stridesforlife.org/

Golden Gate Section scholarship for young women intended to major in engineering or computer science ($10,000).  For more details: http://ggs.swe.org/scholarship

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

If you have been awarded with any scholarship, please be sure to print or Xerox a copy of the award letter and give it to Michael in room 258F.  This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

WEEKLY BULLETIN – MARCH 9 – 13, 2015

March 8, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 9 – 13, 2015

RAMPANT

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. RAMPANT:  violent in action or spirit; raging; furious; growing luxuriantly, as weeds.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in Class Officer petitions is 4pm March 16. Get involved and we will see you soon!

 

YEARBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!GALILEO ACADEMY

All you have to do to get your yearbook is to:

Step1-Sign in to your galileoweb email.

Step 2-Go to search and type in “Tree ring”.

Step 3-Open up the most recent  “Tree ring” email and click the link to create  an acount. If you’re having trouble logging into your galileoweb email, see Ms. Field in Rm.453 or Ms.Ly in Rm.414

 

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

BOAT DANCE: is Saturday night, March 14. Tickets will begin on sale for Valentine special starting Feb. 9.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA PICTURE: is Thursday, March 12 at the end of period 4 at the football field bleachers.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL: will be Friday, March 13 in the courtyard during lunch time.

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS VOLLEYBALL GAME is rescheduled to Thursday, April 9 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS BASKETBALL GAME is Thursday, March 26 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

ASB OFFICE ELECTION: ASB election will be Thursday, March 19 during period 4.

 

CLASS OFFICE ELECTION PETITIONS are due Monday, March 16 in the ASB office by 4:00 PM. ​Class election will be Thursday, April 16 during period 4.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL is Friday, March 13 during lunch time.

 

STUDENT TALENTS ASSEMBLY is Friday, March 20 during a double period 4.

 

SENIOR PROM  at Westin Hotel is Saturday, April 25.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.

For 9th:

 

3/12 @ 11:45am RM 154    Minds Matter             This is a free mentorship program for 9th students.  Free support for summer college programs, PSAT/SAT preparation, writing & critical thinking seminars and college application & financial aid guidance.  Come to the short presentation for more details or visit www.mindsmattersf.org

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

 

For 11th & 12th:

The “Doctors On Board Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black students who are interested in becoming physicians or pharmacists to experience a snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist.

Students will have an opportunity to explore various facets of medicine and receive information about medical school preparation.  This FREE event is on 3/21.  Please apply by 3/13 by 5pm:  http://pmfmd.com/doctors-on-board/

The Community Health Ambassadors Program is a new program aimed to empower African American youth by training them to serve as ambassadors of health and wellness and will be connected with a physician mentor who will assist them in preparing to apply for medical school.  This program is for 12 sessions over 6 weeks (mostly on weekends) starting in late April.  You will learn to present a health topic at a community site.  Application deadline is 3/13 @ 5pm.  For details: www.pmfmd.com

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

to Bettie, Tina, Sandy, henry, Cathy, counselors, Vicki, Danielle, Kristopher, Michael, Jeffrey, Tachelle

For 9th,  10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.

For 9th:

3/12 @ 11:45am RM 154    Minds Matter             This is a free mentorship program for 9th students.  Free support for summer college programs, PSAT/SAT preparation, writing & critical thinking seminars and college application & financial aid guidance.  Come to the short presentation for more details or visit www.mindsmattersf.org
For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 11th & 12th:

The “Doctors On Board Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black students who are interested in becoming physicians or pharmacists to experience a snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist.

Students will have an opportunity to explore various facets of medicine and receive information about medical school preparation.  This FREE event is on 3/21.  Please apply by 3/13 by 5pm:  http://pmfmd.com/doctors-on-board/

The Community Health Ambassadors Program is a new program aimed to empower African American youth by training them to serve as ambassadors of health and wellness and will be connected with a physician mentor who will assist them in preparing to apply for medical school.  This program is for 12 sessions over 6 weeks (mostly on weekends) starting in late April.  You will learn to present a health topic at a community site.  Application deadline is 3/13 @ 5pm.  For details: www.pmfmd.com

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

If you want to know how to check your Cal. Grant account, please check School Loop for instructions.

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Scholarship is due on 3/14.

The Italian Catholic Scholarship and the Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund for students of Southeast Ancestry is due on 3/15.

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

If you have been awarded with any scholarship, please be sure to print or Xerox a copy of the award letter and give it to Michael in room 258F.  This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

WEEKLY BULLETIN – MARCH 2 – 6, 2015

February 27, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

MARCH 2 – 6, 2015

QUELL

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. QUELL: to suppress; put an end to; extinguish; to vanquish; subdue; to quiet or allay (emotions, anxieties, etc.):

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in ASB Petitions to ASB Office 150 is 4pm, March 2 and 4pm March 16 for class petitions. Get involved and we will see you soon!

 

YEARBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!GALILEO ACADEMY

All you have to do to get your yearbook is to:

Step1-Sign in to your galileoweb email.

Step 2-Go to search and type in “Tree ring”.

Step 3-Open up the most recent  “Tree ring” email and click the link to create  an acount. If you’re having trouble logging into your galileoweb email, see Ms. Field in Rm.453 or Ms.Ly in Rm.414

 

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

BOAT DANCE: is Saturday night, March 14. Tickets will begin on sale for Valentine special starting Feb. 9.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA PICTURE: is Thursday, March 12 at the end of period 4 at the football field bleachers.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL: will be Friday, March 13 in the courtyard during lunch time.

 

TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR election is rescheduled to Thursday, March 5 during period 4.

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS VOLLEYBALL GAME is rescheduled to Thursday, April 9 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

TEACHERS/STAFF VS SENIORS BASKETBALL GAME is Thursday, March 26 in the Van Ness gym during lunch time.

 

ASB OFFICE ELECTION PETITIONS are due Monday, March 2 in the ASB office by 4:00 PM. ASB election will be Thursday, March 19 during period 4.

 

CLASS OFFICE ELECTION PETITIONS are due Monday, March 16 in the ASB office by 4:00 PM. ​Class election will be Thursday, April 16 during period 4.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL is Friday, March 13 during lunch time.

 

STUDENT TALENTS ASSEMBLY is Friday, March 20 during a double period 4.

 

SENIOR PROM  at Westin Hotel is Saturday, April 25.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

3/7 @ 10am-2pm      Balboa High School                       STEM College & Career Fair: Fun science related demonstrations, activities, hands-on workshops, and a variety of other presentations.  For more details: https://www.facebook.com/BayAreaTeenScience/events

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website or see Ms. K. in room 458A on Tues. & Fri. afternoon.

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 11th:

3/5 @ 2:15pm           RM 555          Last chance to pick up your PSAT score report

Juniors: Interested in going on a SoCal College Tour during spring break? AACE is bringing 11th grade students to go on a FREE week-long trip to beautiful Southern California to visit colleges, such as: UCLA, CSUN, Cal Poly SLO, USC, and more! Pick up an application from Vicki in room 258E. Application deadline is March 5th at 5:00pm.

For 11th & 12th:

The “Doctors On Board Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black students who are interested in becoming physicians or pharmacists to experience a snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist.

Students will have an opportunity to explore various facets of medicine and receive information about medical school preparation.  This FREE event is on 3/21.  Please apply by 3/13 by 5pm:  http://pmfmd.com/doctors-on-board/

The Community Health Ambassadors Program is a new program aimed to empower African American youth by training them to serve as ambassadors of health and wellness and will be connected with a physician mentor who will assist them in preparing to apply for medical school.  This program is for 12 sessions over 6 weeks (mostly on weekends) starting in late April.  You will learn to present a health topic at a community site.  Application deadline is 3/13 @ 5pm.  For details: www.pmfmd.com

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

3/2 is the priority deadline for FAFSA.  If you need help completing this form, please come by the College & Career Center.  It will be helpful if you bring a copy of the most recent income tax return.

3/5 @ 11:45am         RM 154          If you have applied to Sac. State, please come and learn about what the next steps are.

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

If you have been awarded with any scholarship, please be sure to print or Xerox a copy of the award letter and give it to Michael in room 258F.  This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – February 23 – 27, 2015

February 22, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 23 – 27, 2015

PROTOCOL

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PROTOCOL: the customs and regulations dealing with diplomatic formality, precedence, and etiquette; Medicine/Medical– the plan for carrying out a scientific study or a patient’s treatment regimen; Computers. a set of rules governing the format of messages that are exchanged between computers.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

2015 SFUSD LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS: Congratulations to the following students whose professionally juried written work will be honored at an award ceremony for placing in the 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival. All are welcome to attend the award ceremony.

The ceremony will begin PROMPTLY at 12:30 p.m. on March 1, 2015 and will be held in the Koret Auditorium at the Downtown Branch of the SF Public Library. 100 Larkin St., (at Grove).

Winners of 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival:

HIGH SCHOOL NONFICTION:

1ST PLACE: Erica Truong, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HONORABLE MENTION, RHYTHM: Kayla Tam, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL SHORT STORY:

2ND PLACE: Diva Lei, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL POETRY:

HONORABLE MENTION: Zubin James Deng, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in ASB Petitions to ASB Office 150 is 4pm, March 2 and 4pm March 16 for class petitions. Get involved and we will see you soon!

 

YEARBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!GALILEO ACADEMY

All you have to do to get your yearbook is to:

Step1-Sign in to your galileoweb email.

Step 2-Go to search and type in “Tree ring”.

Step 3-Open up the most recent  “Tree ring” email and click the link to create  an acount. If you’re having trouble logging into your galileoweb email, see Ms. Field in Rm.453 or Ms.Ly in Rm.414

 

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

BOAT DANCE: is Saturday night, March 14. Tickets will begin on sale for Valentine special starting Feb. 9.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA PICTURE: is Thursday, March 12 at the end of period 4 at the football field bleachers.

 

TEACHER & STAFF OF THE YEAR: Election for teacher and staff of the year will be Thursday, Feb. 26 during period 4.

 

GALILEO LETTERMAN JACKETS:will be on sale Thursday, Feb. 26 during lunch time in front of the auditorium.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL: will be Friday, March 13 in the courtyard during lunch time.

 

SENIORS vs STAFF VOLLEYBALL GAME: will be Friday, March 6 during lunch time.

 

2015 SFUSD LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS: Congratulations to the following students whose professionally juried written work will be honored at an award ceremony for placing in the 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival. All are welcome to attend the award ceremony.

The ceremony will begin PROMPTLY at 12:30 p.m. on March 1, 2015 and will be held in the Koret Auditorium at the Downtown Branch of the SF Public Library. 100 Larkin St., (at Grove).

Winners of 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival:

HIGH SCHOOL NONFICTION:

1ST PLACE: Erica Truong, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HONORABLE MENTION, RHYTHM: Kayla Tam, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL SHORT STORY:

2ND PLACE: Diva Lei, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL POETRY:

HONORABLE MENTION: Zubin James Deng, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

UC Berkeley’s Vietnamese Student Association has invite you to join them a 4-day, 3-night, all-expense-paid program in early April. Housing, and food will be provided as well as transportation to and from the students’ high schools into Berkeley.  Application deadline is 3/2.  For more details visit: tinyurl.com/vision2015mentee.

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website.

 

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 11th:

Juniors: Interested in going on a SoCal College Tour during spring break? AACE is bringing 11th grade students to go on a FREE week-long trip to beautiful Southern California to visit colleges, such as: UCLA, CSUN, Cal Poly SLO, USC, and more! Pick up an application from Vicki in room 258E. Application deadline is March 5th at 5:00pm.

for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website.

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 11th:

Juniors: Interested in going on a SoCal College Tour during spring break? AACE is bringing 11th grade students to go on a FREE week-long trip to beautiful Southern California to visit colleges, such as: UCLA, CSUN, Cal Poly SLO, USC, and more! Pick up an application from Vicki in room 258E. Application deadline is March 5th at 5:00pm.

For 11th & 12th:

2/26 All day at Skyline College     Brothers & Sisters Conference     A free conference including breakfast and lunch for African American juniors & seniors who are interested in learning more about Skyline College and resources on campus.

Register: skylinecollege.edu/astep/BrothersandSistersConference.php

The “Doctors On Board Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black students who are interested in becoming physicians or pharmacists to experience a snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist.

Students will have an opportunity to explore various facets of medicine and receive information about medical school preparation.  This FREE event is on 3/21.  Please apply by 3/13 by 5pm:  http://pmfmd.com/doctors-on-board/

The Community Health Ambassadors Program is a new program aimed to empower African American youth by training them to serve as ambassadors of health and wellness and will be connected with a physician mentor who will assist them in preparing to apply for medical school.  This program is for 12 sessions over 6 weeks (mostly on weekends) starting in late April.  You will learn to present a health topic at a community site.  Application deadline is 3/13 @ 5pm.  For details: www.pmfmd.com

 

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

If you had taken the CCSF placement exam on our campus on 2/5, please be sure to attend one of the following orientations to complete your process:

2/25 @ 3-4:30pm for English speakers (you took the test in the school cafeteria)

Or

2/26 @ 3-4:30pm for ELL speakers (you took the test in the school library)

Go to: Chinatown North Beach Center on 808 Kearny St. #401 (cross street is Washington)

You will receive your test results, get a tour of the campus and sign up for a CCSF counseling appt.

3/2 is the priority deadline for FAFSA.  If you need help completing this form, please come by the College & Career Center.  It will be helpful if you bring a copy of the most recent income tax return.

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

If you have been awarded with any scholarship, please be sure to print or Xerox a copy of the award letter and give it to Michael in room 258F.  This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – February 16 – 18, 2015

February 16, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 16 – 18, 2015

PREVAIL

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PREVAIL: to be widespread or current; exist everywhere or generally: to appear or occur as the more important or frequent feature or element; predominate: to succeed; become dominant; win out.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

2015 SFUSD LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS: Congratulations to the following students whose professionally juried written work will be honored at an award ceremony for placing in the 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival. All are welcome to attend the award ceremony.

The ceremony will begin PROMPTLY at 12:30 p.m. on March 1, 2015 and will be held in the Koret Auditorium at the Downtown Branch of the SF Public Library. 100 Larkin St., (at Grove).

Winners of 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival:

HIGH SCHOOL NONFICTION:

1ST PLACE: Erica Truong, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HONORABLE MENTION, RHYTHM: Kayla Tam, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL SHORT STORY:

2ND PLACE: Diva Lei, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL POETRY:

HONORABLE MENTION: Zubin James Deng, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in ASB Petitions to ASB Office 150 is 4pm, March 2 and 4pm March 16 for class petitions. Get involved and we will see you soon!

 

YEARBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!GALILEO ACADEMY

All you have to do to get your yearbook is to:

Step1-Sign in to your galileoweb email.

Step 2-Go to search and type in “Tree ring”.

Step 3-Open up the most recent  “Tree ring” email and click the link to create  an acount. If you’re having trouble logging into your galileoweb email, see Ms. Field in Rm.453 or Ms.Ly in Rm.414

 

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.  Learn about COSMOS that offers science and math programs at four UC campuses.  The topics go way beyond your high school courses.  There are even full scholarships.  Deadline:  February 20.  Learn about the 4-week Stanford Medical Youth Science Program that is FREE but selective.  Deadline:  February 15.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

BOAT DANCE: is Saturday night, March 14. Tickets will begin on sale for Valentine special starting Feb. 9.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA PICTURE: is Thursday, March 12 at the end of period 4 at the football field bleachers.

 

TEACHER & STAFF OF THE YEAR: Election for teacher and staff of the year will be Thursday, Feb. 26 during period 4.

 

GALILEO LETTERMAN JACKETS:will be on sale Thursday, Feb. 26 during lunch time in front of the auditorium.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL: will be Friday, March 13 in the courtyard during lunch time.

 

SENIORS vs STAFF VOLLEYBALL GAME: will be Friday, March 6 during lunch time.

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

2015 SFUSD LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS: Congratulations to the following students whose professionally juried written work will be honored at an award ceremony for placing in the 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival. All are welcome to attend the award ceremony.

The ceremony will begin PROMPTLY at 12:30 p.m. on March 1, 2015 and will be held in the Koret Auditorium at the Downtown Branch of the SF Public Library. 100 Larkin St., (at Grove).

Winners of 2015 SFUSD Literary Arts Festival:

HIGH SCHOOL NONFICTION:

1ST PLACE: Erica Truong, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HONORABLE MENTION, RHYTHM: Kayla Tam, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL SHORT STORY:

2ND PLACE: Diva Lei, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

HIGH SCHOOL POETRY:

HONORABLE MENTION: Zubin James Deng, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

2/18 @ 11:45AM  RM 154   Santa Fe University of Arts & Design

UC Berkeley’s Vietnamese Student Association has invite you to join them a 4-day, 3-night, all-expense-paid program in early April. Housing, and food will be provided as well as transportation to and from the students’ high schools into Berkeley.  Application deadline is 3/2.  For more details visit: tinyurl.com/vision2015mentee.

If you’re interested in learning more about the architecture profession, attend the FREE lecture series in Feb. and March.  For more details: cca.edu/calendar

PAGE for Teens is a non-profit dedicated to helping high school students plan for their careers and futures. They coordinate shadow sessions where teens go to a professional’s workplace and get Professional Advice, Guidance, and Exposure (PAGE) about different careers, and also have the great experience of seeing what it is like to be in a cool work environment.  For details or to sign up: http://www.pageforteens.org/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website.

For 10th & 11th:

Girls Who Code is a FREE 7 week summer program that you can learn a variety of computer related career options.  The application deadline has been extended to 2/19 11:59pm.  Please check out this valuable opportunity!  For more details:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/14b6fb615985dbbe

For 10th & 11th:

Girls Who Code is a FREE 7 week summer program that you can learn a variety of computer related career options.  The application deadline has been extended to 2/19 11:59pm.  Please check out this valuable opportunity!  For more details:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/14b6fb615985dbbe

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 11th:

Juniors: Interested in going on a SoCal College Tour during spring break? AACE is bringing 11th grade students to go on a FREE week-long trip to beautiful Southern California to visit colleges, such as: UCLA, CSUN, Cal Poly SLO, USC, and more! Pick up an application from Vicki in room 258E. Application deadline is March 5th at 5:00pm.

For 11th & 12th:

The “Doctors On Board Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black students who are interested in becoming physicians or pharmacists to experience a snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist.

Students will have an opportunity to explore various facets of medicine and receive information about medical school preparation.  This FREE event is on 3/21.  Please apply by 3/13 by 5pm:  http://pmfmd.com/doctors-on-board/

The Community Health Ambassadors Program is a new program aimed to empower African American youth by training them to serve as ambassadors of health and wellness and will be connected with a physician mentor who will assist them in preparing to apply for medical school.  This program is for 12 sessions over 6 weeks (mostly on weekends) starting in late April.  You will learn to present a health topic at a community site.  Application deadline is 3/13 @ 5pm.  For details: www.pmfmd.com

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

 

For 12th:

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  If you need support, come by the College & Career Center.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

Please be sure to visit Galileo’s website for the College & Career Center for more updates.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – February 9 – 13, 2015

February 7, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 9 – 13, 2015

PLACATE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PLACATE: to appease or pacify, especially by concessions or conciliatory gestures.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                 Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in ASB Petitions to ASB Office 150 is 4pm, March 2 and 4pm March 16 for class petitions. Get involved and we will see you soon!

 

YEARBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!GALILEO ACADEMY

All you have to do to get your yearbook is to:

Step1-Sign in to your galileoweb email.

Step 2-Go to search and type in “Tree ring”.

Step 3-Open up the most recent  “Tree ring” email and click the link to create  an acount. If you’re having trouble logging into your galileoweb email, see Ms. Field in Rm.453 or Ms.Ly in Rm.414

 

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.  Learn about COSMOS that offers science and math programs at four UC campuses.  The topics go way beyond your high school courses.  There are even full scholarships.  Deadline:  February 20.  Learn about the 4-week Stanford Medical Youth Science Program that is FREE but selective.  Deadline:  February 15.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

BOAT DANCE: is Saturday night, March 14. Tickets will begin on sale for Valentine special starting Feb. 9.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA PICTURE: is Thursday, March 12 at the end of period 4 at the football field bleachers.

 

TEACHER & STAFF OF THE YEAR: Election for teacher and staff of the year will be Thursday, Feb. 26 during period 4.

 

GALILEO LETTERMAN JACKETS:will be on sale Thursday, Feb. 26 during lunch time in front of the auditorium.

 

SPIRIT WEEK FOOD FESTIVAL: will be Friday, March 13 in the courtyard during lunch time.

 

SENIORS vs STAFF VOLLEYBALL GAME: will be Friday, March 6 during lunch time.

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

UC Berkeley’s Vietnamese Student Association has invite you to join them a 4-day, 3-night, all-expense-paid program in early April. Housing, and food will be provided as well as transportation to and from the students’ high schools into Berkeley.  Application deadline is 3/2.  For more details visit: tinyurl.com/vision2015mentee.

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check School Loop, or the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website.

 

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 11th:

2/11 @ 2:15PM  RM 555     If you have taken the PSAT this school year, please come pick up your score report.

Juniors: Interested in going on a SoCal College Tour during spring break? AACE is bringing 11th grade students to go on a FREE week-long trip to beautiful Southern California to visit colleges, such as: UCLA, CSUN, Cal Poly SLO, USC, and more! Pick up an application from Vicki in room 258E. Application deadline is March 5th at 5:00pm.

 

For 11th & 12th:

The “Doctors On Board Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black students who are interested in becoming physicians or pharmacists to experience a snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist.

Students will have a phenomenal opportunity to explore various facets of medicine and receive information about medical school preparation.  This is a FREE event.  Please apply by 3/13 by 5pm:  http://pmfmd.com/doctors-on-board/

The Community Health Ambassadors Program is a new program aimed to empower African American youth by training them to serve as ambassadors of health and wellness and will be connected with a physician mentor who will assist them in preparing to apply for medical school.  This program is for 12 sessions over 6 weeks (mostly on weekends).  You will learn to present a health topic at a community site.  Application deadline is 3/13 @ 5pm.  For details: www.pmfmd.com

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

2/12 @ 11:45AM  RM 154  Maisin Scholarship Info. Session Check out this scholarship!  Most of you are eligible to apply.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

Please be sure to visit Galileo’s website for the College & Career Center for more updates.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – February 2 – 6, 2015

January 30, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

FEBRUARY 2 – 6, 2015

PHILANTHROPIST

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. PHILANTHROPIST:  A person who has altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning and hospitals, and by generosity to other socially useful purposes.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb1@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Mrs. Grinnell

 

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.   The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $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

 

SUMMERFUNd has information about many programs including

  • for 10th graders, PITCH, a program at UCSF to learn about health careers

  • for all grades, COSMOS, the state science and math program at UCSD, UCI, UCSC & UCD where students can study subjects as varied as

                      Intro to Engineering Mechanics

                       Video Games:  The Design of Fun from Concept to Code

                       Number theory and Discrete Math

                       Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

                       When Disaster Strikes:  Earthquake Engineering

  • for all grades, private summer school at Northfield Mt. Hermon in Massachusetts

  • for 10th but primarily 11th graders, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a free 4-week residential med program for 24 low-income students (Gal has had five boys selected over the years but NO girls)

 

All of these programs have full scholarships or are free.  SUMMERFUNd knows the ins and outs of applications and has contacts at each of these programs.

Please urge your students to fill out SUMMERFUNd’s orange interest form and then frequently visit 458A on Tuesday and Friday afternoons for help finding a program and completing paperwork.

 

Also, current students, alums and Ms. Kornblith are available to make short presentations in your classes!

STUDENTS

ASB STORE is selling sweatshirts, lanyards, towels, beverages, and healthy snacks in room 150 during lunch time and after school.

 

ASB CARD STICKERS are sold in room 150 @ $5.00. You will get a free Galileo purple pen and planner. Limited supplies.

SENIORS: Order your cap and gown, senior ring and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

Petition for ASB & Class Office 2015-2016:

Do you wish to become a student officer, participate in various student activities, community services and gain leadership skills? The Student Government welcomes all Galileo Student to become active and contributive to the Galileo Community. Election information is posted outside the ASB Store 150 where you could also pick up a petition. Deadline to turn in ASB Petitions to ASB Office 150 is 4pm, March 2 and 4pm March 16 for class petitions. Get involved and we will see you soon!

 

YEARBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!GALILEO ACADEMY

All you have to do to get your yearbook is to:

Step1-Sign in to your galileoweb email.

Step 2-Go to search and type in “Tree ring”.

Step 3-Open up the most recent  “Tree ring” email and click the link to create  an acount. If you’re having trouble logging into your galileoweb email, see Ms. Field in Rm.453 or Ms.Ly in Rm.414

 

SUMMERFUNd: Does summer seem far in the future?  Well, applications for many summer programs are now available…and for some, deadlines are approaching.  Fill out the orange SUMMERFUNd interest form that’s in the plastic folder

outside the office, 458A.  Learn about COSMOS that offers science and math programs at four UC campuses.  The topics go way beyond your high school courses.  There are even full scholarships.  Deadline:  February 20.  Learn about the 4-week Stanford Medical Youth Science Program that is FREE but selective.  Deadline:  February 15.   Other opportunities include outdoor wilderness, writing, art, filmmaking, music, business, screenwriting, marine science, nanotechnology and language immersion programs!  Stop in at SUMMERFUNd office, Room 458A, on Tuesday and Friday afternoons!

 

NOMINATIONS FOR TEACHER AND STAFF OF THE YEAR: will this Thursday, Feb. 5 during period 4.

 

BOAT DANCE: is Saturday night, March 14. Tickets will begin on sale for Valentine special starting Feb. 9.

 

SENIOR PANORAMA PICTURE: is Thursday, March 12 at the end of period 4 at the football field bleachers.

 

TEACHERS/STAFF vs SENIORS VOLLEYBALL GAME: is Friday, March 6.

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

2/7 10am-4pm           Oakland         Youth for the Environment & Sustainability Conference                    This is a free regional forum that brings students to learn about issues like increasing healthy transportation options, addressing air pollution and encouraging youth-led climate change solutions.  Free breakfast and lunch will be provided.  To register: www.sparetheairyouth.org/2015yesconference/

If you’re interested in getting a part time job or volunteering or internship, check out the posting on the College & Career website or on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Summer programs are highly valued by college.  If you’re interested in applying for fun and educational summer programs, please check out the list posted on the wall outside of room 255, or on School Loop, or the list on the College & Career website.

For 10th & 11th:

Young women: if you are interested in computer science related education, Girls Who Code is a FREE 7 week course for you.  It also includes trips to top tech companies & mentorship from amazing women in the industry.  Application deadline is 2/5.  For more info., please see Ms. S. Chan or your counselor.

 

For 10th, 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in joining the 2015 Historical Black College & University Tour, it’s during the spring break and the cost is $1500 per student including everything.  For more details, please check your School Loop mail or ask Ms. Tachelle in the 2nd floor computer lab.

For 11th & 12th:

If you’re interested in getting scholarships for college, check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

For 12th:

2/5 @ 8:00AM  CCSF Placement Exams for seniors who have applied to CCSF

Must bring your CCSF student ID number and Galileo student ID card

English speakers please go to the Cafeteria

ELL speakers please go to the Library

If you still want to sign up please see Ms. S. Chan by 2/2.

2/5 @ 11:45AM         RM 154          The selected Uaspire students will meet with Michael; If you have been selected for this program, you would have received an email from him.

If you intend to enroll at a CSU campus, please take the placement exams ASAP.  For the CSU Math and English placement exams schedule, location, and sample questions, please check your School Loop email.

Please be sure to visit Galileo’s website for the College & Career Center for more updates.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

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