Revolution Prep SAT prep course at Galileo

Attention Galileo Academy HS Students and Parents,

Revolution Prep, the nation’s largest provider of on-campus test prep courses, is offering an SAT prep course at Galileo Academy HS targeting the May 7th SAT.  The course starts on March 19th.

Revolution Prep courses are half the price of other major companies and have a score improvement guarantee. Revolution instructors’ average score is in the 99th percentile and on the website you can see the quality of instructors in the area before you enroll.

For more information, or to enroll, call 1-877-738-7737 or visit Other course date and online classes are available and financial aid is offered. Additional information is also available in your counseling office.

Job Opp — Receptionist/Dental Assistant at Dental Office

Part-time Receptionist/Dental Assistant in Downtown Dental Office

Location: Downtown, Union Square

Starting pay: $10-11, raises based on performance

Work Schedule: 12-20 hours per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays; Will try to work with school schedule

Duties Include: answering the phone, speaking to patients, making appointments, filing, data entry, communicating with insurance companies, assisting dentist with patient treatment (5% of the time), cleaning and sterilizing instruments

Qualifications: high school senior who will be attending college locally, must be bilingual in English/Chinese, high moral standards, conscientious, self-starter, works well without supervision, good communication and people skills, positive “can do” attitude, well groomed; NO experience necessary

Contact Dr. Wong at (415) 433-5280 for an interview ASAP!

Date of Job Posting: February 22, 2011

The Princess Project

Princess Project is a non-profit organization that provides free dresses and accessories to Bay Area high school girls who could not otherwise afford prom.

Who can participate?

The Princess Project has FREE, beautiful dresses and accessories for Bay Area girls who would otherwise miss out on prom due to expenses. Girls determine their own financial need.

Where and When are the dress giveaways?


Saturday, March 12 8am – 5pm

Sunday, March 13th: 8am-5pm

Sunday, March 20th: 8am-2pm

901 Market Street @ 5th Street

All girls will receive a wristband with an appointment time. The line to get a wristband opens at 7am; we cannot allow girls to line up prior to this. Wristbands are given on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be distributed until appointment times run out.

What are the rules?

  • Each girl MUST bring her valid Bay Area high school ID. If your school does not issue an ID, please bring a recent report card or other official documentation, along with a picture ID.
  • Dresses will be replenished, both days, throughout the event – so there will be plenty to choose from!
  • Each girl is allowed to receive ONE dress, plus one accessory.
  • Each girl may bring one additional female guest (parent or friend) to help her shop.
  • An adult cannot shop for a girl unless that girl is present.

What else?

Advanced registration is not required

Come prepared – don’t forget your valid high school ID

For more information, including directions to the site, please visit

Sign up now for Revolution Prep Mock SAT

Sophomores and Juniors:

Revolution Prep, the nation’s largest provider of on-campus test prep courses, is offering a full-length practice SAT on Tuesday, February 15th at Galileo High School for students to get more familiar with the test. The practice test will be held from 9am to 1pm and students must check in by 8:45am. The cost of the test is $10 and all proceeds benefit Galileo High School Counseling Department. For more information, or to enroll, call 1-877-738-7737 or visit  Additional information is also available in the counseling office.

Bay Wellness Center is hiring!

Bay Wellness Center is located at 220 Bush Street, San Francisco Ca 94104
phone: 415 984-2706
fax: 415 781-7514

Help us Help Others!

We are seeking an outgoing, mature individual to assist us in educating the public on health issues thru community outreach, Table topping and health surveys.

This position may occassional include office assistant duties such as computer entry, filing,chart formation.

The best candidate is one who is self motivated, ready to learn, work hard and contribute to the team.

High school senior or 17+.
Hours: 4:30-7pm Tuesday and Thursday.
Salary:minimum wage or greater for the candidate with experience
Please fax or email your resume. Phone calls accepted.Please include contact information.

Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (iCLEM)

The Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (iCLEM) program is an 8-week paid research internship program for exceptionally motivated high school sophomores and juniors with an interest in biotechnology. The program takes place at the Joint BioEnergy Institute in Emeryville from June 21 through August 11, 2011. Applications for summer 2011 will be accepted between January 31 and March 1. The application deadline is March 1. Please announce this opportunity to your students, and feel free to forward this email to your fellow teachers.

Program website:<>.

Program Description: iCLEM teaches basic lab and research skills and provides students with experience working on a bioenergy research project in a state-of-the-art molecular biology lab. The teaching staff includes two scientists and two high school science teachers. In addition to basic science and research, the program also exposes students to career exploration and college preparation including field trips to a local biotech companies, career talks with scientists, help and guidance on writing a college statement of purpose, meeting with a UC Berkeley admissions officer, and visits to college campuses. Students are paid a stipend of $1500 plus a scholarship of $500 upon successful completion of the program.

Program dates & location: iCLEM begins on Tuesday, June 21 and ends on Thursday, August 11, 2011. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Students must commit to full time work for all eight weeks of the program. The location of the lab is 5885 Hollis Street, Emeryville, CA 94608. The site can be easily reached by free shuttle bus from MacArthur BART.

To apply: Online applications will be accepted beginning January 31 at<>. The application deadline is March 1 at midnight. A complete application includes the following three items: 1) student online application (March 1 deadline), 2) Online recommendation from a teacher or counselor (March 10 deadline), and 3) Official high school transcript mailed to the iCLEM office (deadline March 10). The  mailing address for the transcript is: Attn: Kate Spohr, QB3/SynBERC, UC Berkeley, 206 Stanley Hall #3220, Berkeley, CA 94720-3220.

Eligibility criteria: Students must be sophomores and juniors currently enrolled in high school in Alameda, San Francisco or Contra Costa counties. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents and must be 16 years of age by June 1, 2011. We seek students from disadvantaged social/financial backgrounds for whom this opportunity would make a critical difference in their lives. Students’ household incomes must be $60,000 or below. Participating students typically have taken Algebra 1 and basic high school biology. Such coursework is not a requirement for admission and may be waived for students who show exceptional motivation. Students who are willing to work hard, come to work every day, ask questions, and talk to an instructor when they need help will thrive in this program.

For questions, please contact Kate Spohr at