An accumulating amounts of events led former Galileo principal, Dr. Reimer, to be reassigned at the beginning of this school year. According to different staff members, there were four main reasons for him to be reassigned. Dr. Reimer is now working at the central office at 555 Franklin St at the Curriculum and Instruction Office
Galileo held its 1st Digital citizenship week during the week of April 10th to teach students about the possible outcomes of being online. The week was composed of different events: Tuesday was a launch on galileoweb.org, Wednesday and Thursday had activities during homeroom, and Friday was a lunchtime event in the courtyard.
The popular musical Hamilton, a sung-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, has won 11 Tony Awards and has tickets in San Francisco that run up to $850. While many people have anticipated watching this show for months, on April 12th, a select group of US History Galileo students, along with
A former English and ELD teacher at Galileo, Mr. Roger Kavaler recently passed away from lung cancer on March 13, 2017. Mr. Kavaler taught at Galileo from August 2005 to January 2013. While working at Galileo, Mr. Kavaler became ill with lung cancer & retired shortly afterward. According to those who knew him, teaching was
The Galileo Multicultural World Party is here once again for its third consecutive year to celebrate the diversity in the community. This event recognizes the different cultures students have in Galileo. The event will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017, held in the school auditorium from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at night.
By Donovan Hasson After coming to the United States from Palestine at the age of 1, Jalil also known as J, watched his father struggle, holding three jobs in a foreign country. Watching his father face these difficulties inspired Jalil to take his father out of this situation. So Jalil dedicated himself to the goal
Teachers at Galileo Academy of Science and Technology took part in a national day of action on January 19th to protest President Trump’s election as well as President Trump’s pick for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos. Before school began, teachers at Galileo, along with other UESF (United Educators of San Francisco) member & San Francisco Board
On September 29, the 2017 Galileo Girls Volleyball lost a match against Lowell High School in 3 sets (20-25, 22-25, 21-25 ). The team was devastated after the match; however, they were also not surprised to lose against Lowell. Coach Brandon stated, “We had two starting players that were injured from our previous game against
With a more focused, unselfish & team-oriented group than he’s had in a long time, Galileo Varsity Football Coach, Mark Huynh believes this is the perfect opportunity to capture his 3rd Turkey Day Championship.He believes that with this improved focus and attitude, the talent of the team will have more opportunity to shine. The talent
The future’s looking bright for this years Galileo girl’s tennis team. With 2 brand new coaches, a much bigger team consisting of 19 girls, and much more dedicated players than last year, the team has a great shot at making the playoffs. The team’s new coaches, Coach Janet and assistant Coach Lin, who is also
For many years at Galileo, former varsity baseball coach, Don Papa, was the major source of funding for the team and purchased all the equipment needed and made sure they had uniforms and hats. However, after his retirement during the 2016-17 school year, the team is starting from scratch, trying to fundraise on their own
Galileo’s Fencing team had a small but motivated and tight knit group that had aspirations of a high finish at the All-City competition this year. However, the low number of fencers on the team and overall inexperience led to a disappointing record and lower than expected finish at All-City in which the boys team came in 7th, while the girls came in 6th.
After last year’s strong season where the team reached the semifinals, and had the Academic Athletic Association (AAA) player of the year, Isabel S., this year’s Galileo girls softball team has much lower expectations as the team is a younger and more inexperienced group. Knowing this season would be much rougher than last year, the team
Although the Galileo Girls Flag Football Team is coming off of a championship season, after beating Balboa 13-6, this is a brand new season. The team returns some key faces who are anxious to try and win back to back championships, but the team is also full of new faces, many who are still learning
Teachers who volunteer to be class sponsors are in a very stressful position because of the pressures of fundraising, managing officers, and spending countless hours hosting different events. Although there are many tasks and responsibilities that come with being a class sponsor, there are also many positive aspects of being a class sponsor. The
The wildfires, affecting much of the North Bay, that started Sunday, October 8th, impacted students and staff at Galileo over the last week of school. Heavy winds pushed smoke from the fire to San Francisco, which caused the air quality to drop drastically, forcing the school district to limit the amount of activities students could
Surprisingly, Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on September 12th. At first glance, it looks nearly identical to the iPhone 7 from last year. Nevertheless, this model has some powerful tricks up its sleeves, but is it worth upgrading from the iPhone 7 or even skipping the iPhone X? What
After being the athletic director at Galileo High School for the last 27 years, Mr. Winterling is finally retiring at the end of the school year. As he reflects on his almost 30 years in the position he credits his success at the job to a number of people who helped him along the way.
The bleachers on Galileo’s athletics field are dilapidated and in dire need of a replacement. Although they were just repainted and resanded 3 years ago, the paint has since peeled and the wood is sharp and dangerous. However Galileo Athletic Director, Coach Winterling, says that there are currently no plans in place to replace the
Ms. Benau- Principal After visiting Galileo in 2011 and 2014 as part of the WASC groups, Ms. Tami Benau jumped at the opportunity to become the new Principal of Galileo. She loves the fact that the school offers a wide variety of programs, including the academies and pathways. She is also excited to be back
After finishing second in the city last year, Galileo’s Cross Country team suffered a serious blow when their fastest and most valuable runner, senior Nathan L., moved to L.A. due to family reasons. Despite Nathan’s absence, the team still believes they can be one of the best in the city, but will have to train