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Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Sophomore Figure Skater Chases Dreams of Nationals

  With aspirations of competing at Nationals at the Senior level – the highest level of testing in figure skating, Galileo sophomore Erika Louie has dedicated a countless number of hours practicing, traveling, and competing in order to chase her dream. Starting skating when she was  just five years old,  her parents enrolled her in an

Fire drill in the Rain

An unannounced fire drill by the fire department had students standing in the rain during 4th period on Thursday, January 18th. While the school was obligated to comply with the fire departrment, students were unhappy they had to wait in the rain until the drill was over.

Galileo Football Recognized for Making History

The Galileo football team has received numerous recognition for making history by becoming the first San Francisco team to win a football state championship. After coming home with a victory in the state title game on December 16th, the team’s honors will have have included; a school celebration luncheon on December 20th, recognition by the Board

Longtime ASB Advisor/Teacher Suffers Stroke

Beloved ASB adviser and science teacher Mr.Wing suffered a stroke during Christmas Eve and will not be able to return to Galileo for the entire 2nd semester. Mr. Wing is currently still in the hospital and gradually regaining strength in hopes of coming back to Galileo. Staff and students alike were devastated to hear the news

Galileo Physic Class Project

As part of their finals, Mr Barrios 2nd period physics class constructed gliders out of balsa wood and glue in order to see who’s will travel the greatest distance when launched. Students are trying to apply what they learned about force by drawing 4 Free Body Diagrams, a picture that shows the different types of

Galileo’s New Co-Athletic Director

Learning the ropes, Mr. Keough is being groomed to replace Mr. Winterling as athletic director at the end of the school year when Mr. Winterling retires. Last year, Mr. Keough was approached about being athletic director last year by former Galileo principal Dr. Reimer, who named Mr. Keough co-athletic director for this year.   According

An Ongoing Journey

After having lived in Utah, the Netherlands, and a number of other places, senior Madison S. and her family moved to San Francisco, and plan on being here for approximately one year, before moving again. They move around so much because of her dad’s job and because her parents want to give them all the

Galileo Advances to State Championship

 The Galileo Lions made history by winning their first football Northern California title in the California 6A Championship Game vs. the host team Rio Vista, 20-14. During the game the Lions had to play in extremely cold conditions, including instances where the temperature dipped below 50 degrees, but fueled by their heart and determination, they

TA to have it your way

If people tell you that being a TA, teacher’s aide, is bad because colleges dislike it, ignore them because they probably don’t know what they’re missing out on. If you already have enough credits to graduate when you only take five classes your senior year, why bother trying to take six classes and risk failing

Cheer Team Places 2nd In Competition

After a season of constant consistent practices and commitment, the hard work of the Galileo Cheer team paid off as they place 2nd in the cheer division at the annual AAA Cheer competition at Burton High School on December 9th. In addition to placing 2nd in the cheer division, they also placed 4th in stunts

Lions Captures 18th Football Championship

The Galileo football team claimed their 18th Championship in school history, defeating Mission, 50-28, on December 2, 2017. Before the game tensions were already running high due to an altercation between the 2 teams in their last meeting, which ended in an incident where Mission football players ran on to the Galileo sideline. Galileo jumped

Galileo Offers Independent PE Class

An independent 7th period P.E course is now being offered to Galileo students who haven’t fulfilled their P.E. requirements because of a career pathway, or for students who didn’t pass their physical fitness test. The class is being led by the IRF, Mr. Larsen, and technology teacher, Ms. Zawaideh. There are 8 components in the

AP Art Fall Gallery

While Galileo may be famous for its science and technology, its art classes are often overlooked.  The 3rd period AP Art class is a hidden gem full of beautiful pieces of art.

Galileo Inherits Former Teacher’s Estate

Galileo has recently received an enormous donation from a very generous benefactor. Pieter Roelle, a former teacher of Galileo, who passed away in an accident in early 2016, left almost his entire estate to the school. This totaled to over $218,000 dollars donated from the late teacher. The $218,000 donated by Mr. Roelle is one

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