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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Mr. Miller- Finding New Opportunities

Tired of working in the UK (United Kingdom), new math teacher, Mr. Miller, moved to the US in order to explore better opportunities. Mr. Miller’s previous jobs included working as an system engineer, service engineer, and chemical technician, However, he never liked those jobs because he was never really really satisfied. Since moving to the

Mr. Chang – The Marvelous Menagerie

Housing over 30 pets of various species, new math teacher, Mr Chang, grew his unique collection through a love of animals and over time. He started with traditional pets like dogs and goldfish, but different animals seemed to keep falling into his possession one way or another, until he had more unusual species like chickens,

The come back

After being a student teacher at Galileo nine years ago, piano teacher, Ms. Aiko Sakura, is comingback to where her teaching career began. Ms. Sakura had been at Herbert Hoover Middle School teaching because there weren’t any available teaching spots open at Galileo. After she was done teaching at Hoover, she heard there was an opportunity

A Passion for People

Motivated by his high school German teacher to make the world a better place, new Galileo English teacher, Mr. Snyder, has a passion for helping people. He explains that his interest in joining the Galileo community, comes from the school population population, wanting to live in San Francisco, and liking the staff. Before coming to

Ms. Su- A lifelong mentor

Looking for better opportunities as a teacher, Ms. Su decided to move on from her teaching position in San Mateo to teach Chinese at Galileo. Ms. Su has a passion for teaching teenagers life lessons because she believes they are mature enough to learn from their mistakes. Ms. Su also believes in keeping  her students

A Traveler’s Tale

Having lived, traveled, and worked in three different countries, Galileo’s new physics teacher, Ms. Emily Stollmeyer, is looking to live in San Francisco and work for SFUSD. Ms. Stollmeyer has been a resident of the Netherlands, Italy and United States within the last ten years! Her love for traveling has moved her to pursue living

Momma Mo no mo?

Having a beautiful struggle is rare, but it all depends on what you do with the lesson you learn from the struggles of life. English teacher Ms. Morrison is known and loved among the students at Galileo. Some of the students have affectionately nicknamed her Mama Mo for the way she cares and shows love

Farewell to Retiring Teachers

A diverse group of teachers will be leaving Galileo after many years in the district. The Galileo community wishes them a wonderful retirement.  Mr. Schnitzer- Mr. Schnitzer has worked at Galileo as an English and Photography teacher for the last 32 years, but has been working at the school in other positions since since 1979.

It’s always Sunny at the North Point Market

By Angel Salado & Donovan Hasson Patrons, who walk into North Point Market are always greeted with a welcoming “Buddy!” followed by “how are you?” If you just casually walk by North Point Market it would probably just seem like your average corner store, but to the Galileo students, North Point Market is known for

ATHLETE FEATURE: PARKER JONES

By Tyler Huey Being the best players on the girls Galileo soccer team is really no surprise as junior Parker J.  has been playing soccer since she was 5 years old. Parker has started at the forward position for the Galileo since she was a freshman, averaging 3 goals per game. She led the team

Naomi wins award for LGTBQ Support

By Ameesia Marold The face of Wellness at Galileo, Ms. Naomi Forsburg, recently won the California Teachers Association Leadership in Lesbian and Gay Human Rights Award. Galileo school nurse, Ms. Susan Kitchell, nominated Naomi for the award. Nurse Kitchell points to a number of reasons why Naomi was deserving of the award. Among those reasons

Galileo Semi-Finalist Siemens Competition

With 1600 projects submitted to the Siemens Competition, a science, math and technology competition for high school students in the US, only 300 projects were selected to be semifinalists. Galileo senior, Selena Li, was one of the few chosen as a semifinalists for this prestigious contest. Selena found out about this competition through a friend,

Fanfiction? What is that?

The Fifty Shades Trilogy is one of the biggest book sellers in the world. It has sold over 125 million book copies worldwide, an impressive feat for E. L. James. The books received such a good response that they were made into a movie franchise that has made millions. What many people don’t know is

Q&A with Galileo AP, Mr. Emmi

This week I interviewed Stephen Emmi, the people personal services assistant principal, and his role in helping students at Galileo. Q: What is your position at Galileo? A: I am the People Personnel Services (PPS) Assistant Principal I oversee the counseling office, wellness center, and the dean’s office. Q: Have you had a position as

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