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Sunday, February 18, 2018

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Meet the 2016 Pendulum Staff

By Jessie Jiang Ever wonder who writes the news and updates the Galileo community about the nitty­gritty of the school? As the school year comes to an end, the Galileo Press would like to introduce ourselves to you! Returning as co-­advisors of the 2015­-2016 school year, Mr. Jeremy Lee and Coach Mark Huynh, spent an

Girls Who Code

By Sonia Nguyen To get more people to understand how coding works and how it can help to find a job, senior Julianne Li started a Girls Who Code club after attending a girls who code summer program and asked Ms. Su to be the supervisor of the club. The reason why the club was opened was because everything

Galileo JROTC Wins Back-to-Back Spring Comp 2016

By Johnny Ha Capturing back-to-back Spring Comp titles, Galileo’s JROTC came out victorious in the annual JROTC Spring Comp held at Abraham Lincoln High School on May 7th. Galileo’s Silent Drill Team’s (SDT) top finish, along with Drum Corps (DC) 2nd place finish, helped Galileo win 1st place in the overall competition. Galileo’s JROTC was

A Night with the Stars

by Jessie Jiang As the school year winds down, the class of 2016 held their prom on April 23rd, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel using the theme, A Night with the Stars. Prom was considered a success for the class of 2016 as they sold over 300 tickets with many of the guests leaving with

Invitational LGBTQ Pride Assembly

by Andy Cen In order to spread greater awareness of around Galileo, French teacher, Mr. Kenneth Mendribil and  the GSA hosted an invitational LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) Pride Assembly on April 14th in the auditorium. The assembly took three months of preparation time and, according to Mr. Mendribil,  was successful due to the

Williams Sonoma Helps Reshape Galileo

by Major Wen Throughout the 2015-16 school year, Williams Sonoma, a San Francisco based furnishing company, has been making Galileo a better school by helping to reshape the experience for Galileo students and faculty. Some of the success has included: renovating the teacher’s lounge, organizing mock interviews for students, arranging for guest speakers to talk

The 9 Worst Breakups of All Time

by Ashley Moh Hoping to raise enough money for a scholarship for a lucky senior planning to continue studying visual and performing arts, Galileo’s Drama Class spent their second semester preparing for their very first major performance event, “The 9 Worst Breakups Of All Time” by Ian McWethy, on April 22nd, 2016. It was in

Why I Stay Away From Social Media

by Lauren Wong Everywhere I look, I see students glued to their phones and a lot of the time they are using social media. Honestly, I feel social media is a good tool to use to communicate with friends, express one’s thoughts and feelings to people and even read recent news. However, I believe that

A Word of Advice

by Ahmed Elmahy Four years of high school is a long time. With that in mind, it is unavoidable to experience the consequences of the great procrastination and laziness that is associated with senior year. Now, as humans, procrastination is unavoidable and we usually experience it during any grade, but during senior year, procrastination is

K-Con 2016 Brings a Variation in Performances

by Johnny Ha Deciding to expand the event to include more of  a variety of performances beyond just singing, the Chinese Karaoke Contest (K-Con) held on April 15th by the Chinese Culture Club decided to feature the Galileo Breakdance Club (B-Boys) in addition to a dance performance by the Galileo Korean Club. The club decided

Athlete Feature: Eugenia Truong

by Jerick Anonuevo After giving a girl a concussion during a game last season, senior Eugenia Truong has been known as one of the most physical players on the girls Galileo Flag Football team. Beyond just her physical play though, Eugenia has continued to develop her skills and was named “Most Improved Player” on the team

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