WEEKLY BULLETIN – AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

        ACUTE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ACUTE: sharp or severe in effect; intense: extremely great or serious; crucial; critical: sharp at the end; ending in a point.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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 $25–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

 

WELCOME BACK ASSEMBLY:  The first assembly of the school year, THE WELCOME BACK ASSEMBLY will be this Friday, August 28th during a double 4° in the auditorium.  The bell schedule, assembly assignments (Assembly A or Assembly B) and the seating charts will be available shortly.  They will be posted on the website and on the counter in the Main Office.        Mrs. Grinnell

STUDENTS

 

ASB store in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00 with a current ASB card sticker.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

STUDENT LOCKERS:  Due to the large number of 9th graders for the 2015-16 school year lockers will not be assigned until Monday, August 24, 2015.  9th graders and new transfer students will have priority for lockers.  Lockers will be assigned by homerooms.  Any questions, please call Ms. Robinson in the Deans’ Office.

 

PICTURE DAYS:  Picture Days for 9th, 10th and 11th graders will be on September 2nd and 3rd.  Classes will be assigned specific times to go to the Auditorium for the pictures.  School ID Cards will follow this activity.

 

For 9th, 10th:

Are you interested in working part-time and learn proper manner and communication in a work place?  If so, apply for MYEEP.  Application deadline is 9/11.  Submit an online application: www.myeep.org

For 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th:

9/3 @ 5pm-7pm @ the Vietnamese Youth Development Center (VYDC) on 166 Eddy St.: An open house to check out different programs, service, and events provided.  Free appetizers & refreshments.

9/16 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: How to Choose the Most Ideal College Presentation for all grade level parents and students.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

9/19 @ 10-3pm @ Mission High School: U CAN go to College: this is a historically black college & university fair.  For seniors, if you bring HS transcript (bring many copies), SAT/ACT scores (if available), 2 letters of recommendation (if available), Person essay (optional), Resume (bring many copies), you can get on the spot admission decisions.

 

For 12th:

Many well-known and well respected private colleges offer fly-in programs now.  They will cover transportation cost, room and board for you to visit their campus for 2 to 3 days, so that you can decide if you like the college enough that you will apply there.

For a detail list of the colleges offering fly-in and application deadlines, please check out the Fly-in Program list in your School Loop account or the posting outside of room 255.

9/23 @ 5:30pm @ Cafeteria: The College Application Presentation for 12th students & parents.  It will be presented in Chinese, English and Spanish.

Weekly Bulletin – August 24 – 28, 2014

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

AUGUST 24 – 28, 2015, 2015

 

        ACRONYM

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ACRONYM: a set of initials representing a name, organization, or the like, with each letter pronounced separately; SFUSD stands for San Francisco Unified School District.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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 $25–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

 

WELCOME BACK ASSEMBLY:  The first assembly of the school year, THE WELCOME BACK ASSEMBLY will be this Friday, August 28th during a double 4° in the auditorium.  The bell schedule, assembly assignments (Assembly A or Assembly B) and the seating charts will be available shortly.  They will be posted on the website and on the counter in the Main Office.        Mrs. Grinnell

 

STUDENTS

 

ASB store in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00 with a current ASB card sticker.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

 

STUDENT LOCKERS:  Due to the large number of 9th graders for the 2015-16 school year lockers will not be assigned until Monday, August 24, 2015.  9th graders and new transfer students will have priority for lockers.  Lockers will be assigned by homerooms.  Any questions, please call Ms. Robinson in the Deans’ Office.

 

CLUB DAY:  Friday, August 28th in the Courtyard during lunch.  Come check out all the clubs at Galileo and learn about them at this activity.
PICTURE DAYS:  Picture Days for 9th, 10th and 11th graders will be on September 2nd and 3rd.  Classes will be assigned specific times to go to the Auditorium for the pictures.  School ID Cards will follow this activity.

Weekly Bulletin – August 17 – 21, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

AUGUST 17 – 21, 2015, 2015

 

        ACHIEVE

FACULTY/STAFF

 
WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. ACHIEVE: To finish; to carry out successfully;accomplish.
**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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 $25–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

 

STUDENT HANDBOOK FOLDERS: ASB officers will deliver Galileo student handbook folders to your room today between 1 – 2 PM. Distribute the folders during HR on Monday. OK to read over the info. Freshmen will receive their folders at registration table today. Because of low budget, we only ordered 2000 folders for students and staff. Do not give extras to students. At end of Monday, send me an email if you need a few more.

 

STUDENTS

 

ASB store in room 150 is selling the popular Galileo planners. Cost is $1.00 with a current ASB card sticker.

 

ASB store in room 150 is open during lunch time and after school selling Galileo sweatshirts, planners, lanyards, poms poms, mugs, healthy snacks, & beverages. We sell also ASB card stickers @ $5 to be used for discounts for dances, yearbook, and store items.

STUDENT LOCKERS:  Due to the large number of 9th graders for the 2015-16 school year lockers will not be assigned until Monday, August 24, 2015.  9th graders and new transfer students will have priority for lockers.  Lockers will be assigned by homerooms.  Any questions, please call Ms. Robinson in the Deans’ Office.

Weekly Bulletin – May 26 – 29, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

May 26 – 29, 2015

GRADUATE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. GRADUATE: To receive a diploma or degree upon completion of a course of study.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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

GRADUATION:  Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00pm at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

For 9th, 10th, & 11th:

Skyline College offers a FREE 2 week (6/22-7/1 Mon. to Thur. 9am-12pm) “Introduction to Automotive Careers” class for high school students.  You will learn about opportunities in motorsports, marketing, PR, small business, teaching and more.  Please see Ms. S. Chan for more details or contact Julia Johnson for an application or questions: [email protected] or 650-738-4485.

6/5 & 7/10 @1pm-3pm @ Notre Dame de Namur University   Meet current students, faculty and staff to discover what makes us special. We will be offering campus tours and an overview of the admissions and financial aid process.  To RSVP: https://info.ndnu.edu/undergraduate-event-open-house

7/27 @ 7pm-8:30pm @ Santa Clara Convention Center         Colleges that Change Lives Fair  There are about 40 small private colleges in this group.  They offer this free college fair.  They provide student centered education.  Check them out: CTCL.org

 

Chinese speaking students: Thrivent Financial is will provide FREE professional mentorship to 12 high school students with 6 mentors from different professions.  To apply: www.Lcholyspirit.org or call 415-661-1120 for questions.

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: https://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:

Wellesley College is a competitive and worldly known private small independent college for women and it’s located in Massachusetts.  The fly-in program (10/18-10/19) application requires a copy of the unofficial transcript and one short answer question.  You may ask either Mr. Barbour, Mrs. Marshman, Mr. Zhen, or Ms. S. Chan for an electronic copy of your transcript before the school year ends.  The priority application deadline is 6/30.  The final application deadline is 8/31.  Due to the competitive nation of this application, we strongly recommend that you apply by the priority deadline: https://www.wellesley.edu/admission/falltravelgrant

Harvey Mudd College is a well-known for engineering and science with a strong liberal arts background.  It will be hosting an annual Fall Future Achievers in Science & Technology (FAST) from 10/8-10/10.  All costs will be covered.  This is open to female students, underrepresented minorities, first-generation to college students and student from disadvantaged backgrounds.  The application deadline is 8/24/15.  An electronic copy of your transcript is required, so please ask either Ms. Marshman, Mr. Zhen, Mr. Barbour, or Ms. S. Chan for an electronic copy.  You will also need to include your resume and answer a short answer question.  Ms. S. Chan is happy to help you edit the essay if you give her advance notice.  https://connect.hmc.edu/register/fallfast2015app

 

Smith College is one of the top liberal arts college for woman.  It’s located in Massachusetts.  It has a great network system with the nearby colleges.  Their fly-in dates are from 10/16-10/18 in the fall.  Application form will be available on 8/1 and the application deadline is 9/16.  Please check out the info. in the summer and apply.  If you have any questions about the application, ask counselors in early fall. https://www.smith.edu/admission/wod/

Davidson College a highly-selective liberal arts college (with NCAA Division I) in Charlotte, North Carolina in the town of Davidson.  It has close to 2,000 students and it’s first debt-free liberal arts college in the country.  This fly-in includes all expenses and it’s from 11/1-11/3.  The application is due by 9/18.  Part of the application includes a high school transcript, standardized test scores, and a short answer questions.  You will also receive an application fee waiver from Davidson.      https://admission.davidson.edu/register/mvp

 

For 12th:

Scholarships you may want to apply for:

Odenza Vacations Scholarship for $500: Must be between 17 and 24 on 9/1/2015, 2.5 minimum GPA, Resident of U.S. or Canada, Submit answer to essay question.  Apply by 6/1/2015.  https://www.odenzavacationsscholarships.com/

Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship for $1,000: Be a graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school within the last 2 years, Be enrolled in a college level program, university or an accredited automotive technical program by the September of the year you are applying, Priority given to those pursuing a career in automotive aftermarket.  Apply by 6/15/2015.

https://www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm

BBG Communications Scholarship for $1000: Between 16 and 17 on June 30, 2015, Submit answers to 2 essay questions, Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of award, 2.5 minimum GPA, U.S. or Canadian citizen . Apply by 6/30/2015.   http://www.breylancommunications.com/bbgcommunications/132/scholarships.php

 

The Chinese Acacia Club (CAC) for $1,000: Acceptance to a college or university, 3.8 minimum GPA, Submit complete senior year transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation from faculty member or counselor, California resident.  Apply by 7/1/2015.

Go to the Galileo College and Career Center to ask for an application.

George Geng On Lee Scholarship for $1,000: Minority students, Financial need, U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.  Apply by Mid-July.

https://www.capturethedream.org/programs/scholarship-fund/

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List for more scholarships and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  Check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 18 – 22, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

May 18 – 22, 2015

VORACIOUS

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. VORACIOUS: craving or consuming large quantities of food; exceedingly eager or avid.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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

 

SENIORS:  Order your caps and gowns, senior rings and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

SENIOR BREAKFAST: is May 22nd in the Cafeteria at 8:30am.

 

CAPS AND GOWNS: Will be distributed on Thursday, May 21st in the Auditorium at 10:00am.

 

GRADUATION:  Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00pm at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

For 9th, 10th, & 11th:

6/5 & 7/10 @1pm-3pm @ Notre Dame de Namur University   Meet current students, faculty and staff to discover what makes us special. We will be offering campus tours and an overview of the admissions and financial aid process.  To RSVP: https://info.ndnu.edu/undergraduate-event-open-house

7/27 @ 7pm-8:30pm @ Santa Clara Convention Center         Colleges that Change Lives Fair  There are about 40 small private colleges in this group.  They offer this free college fair.  They provide student centered education.  Check them out: CTCL.org

Chinese speaking students: Thrivent Financial is will provide FREE professional mentorship to 12 high school students with 6 mentors from different professions.  To apply: www.Lcholyspirit.org or call 415-661-1120 for questions.

 

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: https://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:

5/20 @ 11:25am @ Auditorium     All juniors must report to the auditorium for an important assembly.

For 12th:

Congratulations on graduating from high school.  You’ve accomplished another milestone.  Please complete the Senior Exit Survey by 5/20 and ask either Vicki or Ms. S. Chan to sign you out.  Here is the survey link: https://goo.gl/nqIy66

Scholarships you may want to apply for:

Odenza Vacations Scholarship for $500: Must be between 17 and 24 on 9/1/2015, 2.5 minimum GPA, Resident of U.S. or Canada, Submit answer to essay question.  Apply by 6/1/2015.  https://www.odenzavacationsscholarships.com/

Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship for $1,000: Be a graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school within the last 2 years, Be enrolled in a college level program, university or an accredited automotive technical program by the September of the year you are applying, Priority given to those pursuing a career in automotive aftermarket.  Apply by 6/15/2015.

https://www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm

BBG Communications Scholarship for $1000: Between 16 and 17 on June 30, 2015, Submit answers to 2 essay questions, Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of award, 2.5 minimum GPA, U.S. or Canadian citizen . Apply by 6/30/2015.   http://www.breylancommunications.com/bbgcommunications/132/scholarships.php

The Chinese Acacia Club (CAC) for $1,000: Acceptance to a college or university, 3.8 minimum GPA, Submit complete senior year transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation from faculty member or counselor, California resident.  Apply by 7/1/2015.

Go to the Galileo College and Career Center to ask for an application.

George Geng On Lee Scholarship for $1,000: Minority students, Financial need, U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.  Apply by Mid-July.

https://www.capturethedream.org/programs/scholarship-fund/

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List for more scholarships and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  Check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 11 – 15, 2015

 

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

May 11 – 15, 2015

VAPID

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. VAPID: lacking or having lost life. sharpness or flavor; insipid, flat; without liveliness of spirit; flat;  dull or tedious.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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

 

SENIORS:  Order your caps and gowns, senior rings and graduation announcements online at www.jostens.com.

 

SENIOR BREAKFAST: is May 22nd in the Cafeteria at 8:30am.

 

CAPS AND GOWNS: Will be distributed on Thursday, May 21st in the Auditorium at 10:00am.

 

GRADUATION:  Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00pm at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
For 9th, 10th, & 11th:

5/11 7:00pm-8pm @ Mountain View HS             Dartmouth College              Come learn about admission updates on one of the well-respected colleges in the country.  To RSVP: https://dartgo.org/ontheroad

5/17 9am-5pm @ Stanford University in Palo Alto        Pre-Vet. Club            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

Chinese speaking students: Thrivent Financial is will provide FREE professional mentorship to 12 high school students with 6 mentors from different professions.  To apply: www.Lcholyspirit.org or call 415-661-1120 for questions.

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: https://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:

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandize (FIDM) has offered our school 2 scholarships.  This scholarship is worth $300 each for a three day summer class from 6/23-6/25 (all day).  It is good for any FIDM campus.  Priority is given to current juniors.

If you’re interested, please let Ms. S. Chan know by 5/11/15.

For 11th:

5/14 Lunch time @ RM 104           CCSF             If you want to take classes for free at CCSF this summer or next fall, please attend this info. & application workshop.

5/15 Lunch time @ RM 104           CCSF             If you want to take classes for free at CCSF this summer or next fall, please attend this info. & application workshop.

Ladies, if you plan to or want to apply to Mount Holyoke, a top liberal arts women’s college in Massachusetts State, please let Ms. S. Chan know.  She will be happy to recommend you for a FREE fly-in program.  Please let her know by 5/15.

 

For 12th:

Please complete the Senior Survey by 5/15.  You have to do this on-line and then come the College & Career Center to get Ms. S. Chan’s signature so she can sign you out.  https://goo.gl/nqIy66

5/14 2:15pm-3:15pm RM 555         Scholarship & Internship for SFSU          If you plan to attend SFSU, be sure to come to this meeting so that you can apply for potential paid internship and scholarships for SFSU.

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

Scholarships you can apply to:

Get Girls Golfing Scholarship ($1,500): Graduating senior, Must of have played high school golf, Attending a 2 or 4 year college as a full time student, Intends to play golf on a college team.  Apply by 5/15/2015. https://www.mygolfinstructor.com/scholarship/

SF Promise Scholarship ($1,000 renewable annually): 2.5 GPA, Completed FAFSA, Attend SFSU, Earn at least 24 units per academic year (which is equivalent to being a full-time student).  Apply by 5/15/2015.  www.sfpromise.sfsu.edu

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List for more scholarships and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  Check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – May 4 – 8, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

May 4 – 8, 2015

UNINTERESTED

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. UNINTERESTED: having or showing no feeling of interest; indifferent; not personally concerned in something.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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.

 

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

 

SENIOR BREAKFAST: is Friday, May 22 in the cafeteria at 8:30 AM.

 

CAPS AND GOWNS; will be delivered on Thursday, May 21 in the auditorium at 10:00 AM.

 

GRADUATION: at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Wed., May 27 at 1:00 PM.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

For 10th & 11th:

Are you interested in developing your leadership skills and learning about public policy?  Then apply to the Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project.  You can spend 1 week at Sac. State University for the Sacramento Leadership Conference or 3 days in UC Berkeley.  Come get more information at the College & Career Center.  Application deadline is 5/6/15.

For 9th, 10th, & 11th:

5/8 9:30am-12pm @ CSU East Bay         WACAC College Fair                      A free college fair for parents and students.  Includes free parking.  It will be in the University Gym at CSU East Bay.  Register at www.wacaccollegefair.com

5/11 7:00pm-8pm @ Mountain View HS             Dartmouth College              Come learn about admission updates on one of the well-respected colleges in the country.  To RSVP: https://dartgo.org/ontheroad

For 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th:

5/9 8:30am-12pm @ Galileo Academy     TeenTechSF@ Galileo “Diversity Fuels Innovation”    Free event for HS & MS students, parents, teachers, mentors, and counselors are invited to attend a diversity panel sharing experiences of innovative tech leaders.  This will include hands-on workshops on Coding, Making, Hacking, and more with tech leaders from Google, Genentech, LinkedIn, NASA NOVAS, Plants of the Kids, TechShopSF, and Upward Bound Math & Science.

Register:  TeenTechSF-Galileo.eventbrite.com

 

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: https://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.

 

5/9 8:30am-12pm @ Galileo Academy     TeenTechSF@ Galileo “Diversity Fuels Innovation”    Free event for HS & MS students, parents, teachers, mentors, and counselors are invited to attend a diversity panel sharing experiences of innovative tech leaders.  This will include hands-on workshops on Coding, Making, Hacking, and more with tech leaders from Google, Genentech, LinkedIn, NASA NOVAS, Plants of the Kids, TechShopSF, and Upward Bound Math & Science.

Register:  TeenTechSF-Galileo.eventbrite.com

5/17 9am-5pm @ Stanford University in Palo Alto        Pre-Vet. Club            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: https://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 want to take classes at CCSF this summer, please either email or ask Ms. S. Chan for info.

For 12th:

Please complete the Senior Survey by 5/15.  You have to do this on-line and then come the College & Career Center to get Ms. S. Chan’s signature so she can sign you out.  https://goo.gl/nqIy66

If you have won any scholarship from colleges or organizations, please be sure to make a copy of the award and give it to Michael in the College & Career Center by 5/1/15. This information will be included in the graduation pamphlet.

5/13 2:15pm-3:15pm RM 555         Scholarship & Internship for SFSU          If you plan to attend SFSU, be sure to come to this meeting so that you can apply for potential paid internship and scholarships for SFSU.

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.

Scholarships you can apply to:

Get Girls Golfing Scholarship ($1,500): Graduating senior, Must of have played high school golf, Attending a 2 or 4 year college as a full time student, Intends to play golf on a college team.  Apply by 5/15/2015. https://www.mygolfinstructor.com/scholarship/

SF Promise Scholarship ($1,000 renewable annually): 2.5 GPA, Completed FAFSA, Attend SFSU, Earn at least 24 units per academic year (which is equivalent to being a full-time student).  Apply by 5/15/2015.  www.sfpromise.sfsu.edu

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List for more scholarships and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  Check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling Center.

 

Thanks,

Ms. S. Chan

College & Career Counselor

Room 258F

Weekly Bulletin – April 27 – May 1, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 27 – May 1, 2015

TIRADE

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. TIRADE: a prolonged outburst of bitter, outspoken denunciation: a long, vehement speech.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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.

 

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

 

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 1st in the Auditorium during a double 4th period.

 

SENIOR BREAKFAST: is Friday, May 22 in the cafeteria at 8:30 AM.

 

CAPS AND GOWNS; will be delivered on Thursday, May 21 in the auditorium at 10:00 AM.

 

GRADUATION: at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Wed., May 27 at 1:00 PM.

 

GALILEO ACADEMY COLLEGE & CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

For 9th  10th 11th & 12th:

5/1 12:20pm-1pm @ RM 154         UC Riverside                        Come learn about the admission requirements, programs and campus life at UC Riverside.

5/2 1:30pm-4:30pm @ Cow Palace in Daly City                        NACAC Fair              This is the biggest annual national college fair in the country for 9th to 11th grade students & parents.  A variety of colleges from different parts of the country as well as from Europe will have tables with information.  There will also be helpful college admission related workshops in English.  Please register: www.gotomyncf.com  Print a copy of your barcode ID and bring it to the fair.  For details: www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/springncf

5/2 10am-2:30pm @ the California Academy of Sciences       3D Design for Outer Space            Use technology skills to explore ways of combining technology & the natural world.  $35 for members & $40 for non-member

www.calacademy.org/playshops

5/3 5pm-7pm @ Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP on 1 Market St., Spear St. Tower in SF

Discover St. John’s College          This is a famous college that teaches the Great Books.  They have campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Annapolis, MD.  To RSVP: call 800-331-5232 or go to www.sjc.edu and go to “visit”.

5/3 7pm-8pm @ Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center       Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, Stanford         These 5 universities will share updates on their admission and financial aid with parents & students.  To RSVP: www.exploringcollegeoptions.org

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

For 12th:

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.

Scholarships you can apply to:

Richard Darrington Scholarship ($500): Official transcript: Written essay by 4/29/2015.

Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

Kent Mitchell Educational Grant ($5000): 2.5 minimum GPA, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

Norma Mitchell Hardy Grant ($1,500): GPA between 2.2 and 2.5, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application

James E. Ballard Education Grant ($5,000): 2.5 minimum GPA, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

Joan-Marie Shelley Educational Grant ($5,000): 2.5 minimum GPA, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

Lift a Sista Up scholarship ($750) : Identify as a female, Graduating high school senior, 2.8 minimum GPA, Overcame adversity, Passionate about female equality.  Apply by 5/1/2015.  https://lasuscholarship.weebly.com/  (415)206-9995

Vietnamese Academic Excellence Awards ($1,000): Vietnamese descent/heritage, Graduating senior who will begin their first year of college in fall of 2015, 3.5 GPA or higher, Attend a school within the acrea codes, Submit parents’ tax return for financial need scholarship, The other scholarship is will only look at academic achievement.  Apply by 5/1/2015.  https://www.aucocenter.org/home/index.php or [email protected]

 

Please be sure to check the Scholarship List for more scholarships and apply to as many scholarships as you can.  Check out the list on the College & Career website or on School Loop, or the Scholarship bulletin board in the Counseling 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 20 – 24, 2015

GALILEO ACADEMY

Weekly Bulletin

APRIL 20 – 24, 2015

TRANSCEND

FACULTY/STAFF

 

WORD OF THE WEEK: All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. TRANSCEND:  to rise above or go beyond; overpass; exceed: to outdo or exceed in excellence, elevation, extent, degree, etc.; surpass; excel.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: [email protected] 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.

 

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:

4/25 9am-4pm @ AT&T Park         Education Revolution 2015              Workshops for parents & educators on a range of learning differences, and strategies and technologies to support them.  There will be exhibits and student activities.

4/25 8am-4pm @ Wellesley College          Junior Open Campus           Wellesley College is a liberal arts college for women.  Attend a sample class, explore campus, meet current students, have lunch, participate in parent & student sessions on the college application process, essay writing, financial aid & more.  For more info.: www.wellesley.edu/admission/joc

4/26 9:30am-5pm @ California Academy of Sciences               Science Game Jam

A FREE event for teens ages 13-18; lunch & snacks provided.  Connect with Bay Area game developers, work with Academy scientists & other experts, explore science & game design with 50 other Bay Area teens, collaborate with gaming professionals to prototype your game, compete with your team to win first prize and no experience required.  RSVP: www.calacademy.org/youthprograms.  For questions, contact Christine Wilkinson: [email protected]

 

5/2 1:30pm-4:30pm @ Cow Palace in Daly City              NACAC Fair              This is the biggest annual national college fair in the country for 9th to 11th grade students & parents.  A variety of colleges from different parts of the country as well as from Europe will have tables with information.  There will also be helpful college admission related workshops in English.  Please register: www.gotomyncf.com  Print a copy of your barcode ID and bring it to the fair.  For details: www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/springncf

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: https://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:

4/22 @ 2:15pm @ RM 555             College Transition Workshop for Senior Ambassadors

Come learn about what you can do to make your colleges years more successful!

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 and have submitted a field trip form, will be going to CCSF all day.  The deadline to submit the form was on 4/14.  Please meet in the auditorium at 8:30am on 4/25.

If you plan to attend a 4 year college, you will stay on campus.  Please go to the auditorium for an assembly.  There will also be a fun fair at lunch time.  You can win fantastic prizes!

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.

Scholarships you can apply to:

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. https://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. https://www.icanaffordcollegepr.com/?dmu=1425672186176

Scholarship for SFUSD Filipino-American ($200-$500): Weighted GPA of 3.0 or above, SFUSD high school senior graduating in May 2015, Submit essay: “My Filipino Family Values My Education”, Letter of recommendation from a teacher.  Apply by 4/23/2015.

Come to the College and Career Center to pick up an application.

Richard Darrington Scholarship ($500): Official transcript: Written essay by 4/29/2015.

Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

Kent Mitchell Educational Grant ($5000): 2.5 minimum GPA, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

Norma Mitchell Hardy Grant ($1,500): GPA between 2.2 and 2.5, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application

 

James E. Ballard Education Grant ($5,000): 2.5 minimum GPA, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

Joan-Marie Shelley Educational Grant ($5,000): 2.5 minimum GPA, Written essay on given topic, Graduating SFUSD senior.  Apply by 4/29/2015.  Come to the college and career center to pick up an application.

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 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 13 – 17, 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: [email protected] 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: https://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.

https://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. https://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. https://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

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