Annual Events

The PTSA hosts or supports many events during the school year.

August

Freshman Orientation BBQ

The teachers, staff and PTSA welcome freshmen the week before school starts. It’s a half day event, with presentations, a helpful tour and sign-up for activities, clubs and sports. Students also get their schedules. We end with a BBQ lunch, sponsored by the PTSA.

September

Back to School Night

Families can visit with students’ teachers to learn more about the classes, grading policies, etc.

College Workshop: Choosing the Ideal College

This evening workshop is presented by our College and Career counselors to help parents and students determine the criteria to consider when choosing the “ideal college.” Students in all grades and parents are encouraged to attend. It’s never too early to plan for college.

October

Annual Fund Kickoff

The Annual Fund Drive is the primary source of funds used to support Galileo PTSA activities. Families are encourage to donate to reach a goal of $35,000.

College Application Workshop

We encourage all seniors and their parents to attend this informative college application presentation from Galileo’s College and Career Center.

January

College Financial Aid and Scholarship Workshop

This evening event is presented by Galileo’s College and Career Center and sponsored by the PTSA. Learn resources for getting money to support your student’s college education. Highly recommended for junior and senior students and parents.

March

Galileo Multicultural World Party 

We celebrate the many cultures and diversity at Galileo with this evening of student entertainment. The PTSA sponsors a light dinner.

June

Teachers and Staff Appreciation Lunch

The first week of May is National Teacher Appreciation Week. The PTSA honors our teachers and staff of Galileo with a delicious lunch and  door prizes. This is a perfect opportunity for parents and students to volunteer and show their appreciation!

Senior Breakfast

We celebrate our soon-to-be graduates. The PTSA works with the ASB Advisor and Senior Class to provide financial support and volunteers to ensure seniors have a fun and memorable senior breakfast.