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Mr.Elliot-A Passionate Runner

A dedicated runner, American Democracy teacher Mr. Elliot, once ran a race, the hot chocolate run, during a thunderstorm. Mr. Elliot shows his commitment to running by spending every weekend running 20 miles, 10 on Saturday and 10 on Sunday, with his two pantheon dogs. In the past year, he has completed 4 10k races,

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

The Turney Point: From Building Schools to Building Minds

Spending last summer and last winter break in Kenya helping build schools & teaching in classes with the group Build-On, new Galileo English & History teacher, Ms. Turney, has a strong belief in accessible education for all. She joined the Build-On program 6 years ago when she was in high school. Ms. Turney enjoyed being

Senior Prom Memories

The Galileo Senior Prom, “Fly Into the Night” took place on Saturday, April 15th, at Park Central Hotel. The night included dinner, dessert, a photo booth and a night of memories for the Class of 2017

Athlete of the year: Donovan Hasson

Playing three sports, basketball, football and track & field, throughout his high school career, this student-athlete has been a difference maker for all the teams he has played for. This year, he was a starting receiver for the football team, a part-time starter on the basketball team at small forward, and ran the 100m, 200m,

Memoirs of an AVID Student

Having gone through the AVID program, a class that helps prepare students for college as well as helps them to be responsible and organized, for 4 years at Galileo, it’s a bit overwhelming to think about all the experiences and emotions I’ve been through as part of the class. In some ways it’s like I’ve

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

Hit 2017 Summer Songs

The summer of 2017 is almost here and some great summer songs are needed to keep the summer alive. Here are the Galileo Press choices for this year’s summer anthems.   Song: “I’m the One” by Dj Khaled (feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne) What it’s about: Being grateful, and inviting

Trending Now: Fidget Spinners

Fidget spinners are becoming a top trend among teenagers. Spinners are in the shape of a ‘Y’ and include 4 bearings 3 on each leg, and one in the middle. They are a small little “Nic-Nac,” around the size of your palm, and its main purpose is to spin, without bringing too much attention to

13 Reasons Why

Although the new Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” has become one of the most popular shows to check out, the counselors and staff at Galileo are telling students who are watching it to be careful. The show, which came out on March 31st, is about why a high school student, Hannah Baker decided to kill herself. The story

Procrastination is Concentration

Procrastination is one of the best things I have learned to do for school related things. After reflecting on my four years of high school, I ultimately decided to give procrastination the recognition it deserves. Procrastination, the act of delaying or postponing work, and its effects can vary on the person, ranging from doing horribly

Love You Say

The play ¨Love You Say,” written by Galileo senior Sophie L., and produced by the Galileo drama class premiered on April 14th. The drama class performed the play after preparing for it for over 4 months, consisting  of choosing the right play, rehearsals, costume design, and technical additions like lights and music. The purpose of

Fencing Focuses On The Future

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.

Boys Golf Trying To Get Back To Par

It’s been a tough couple of years for the Galileo Boys Golf team, as the team has struggled to find players and has been short on wins.The team always seems to be full of new faces and few returning players; however despite what many would consider a “rough patch” Head Coach Mr. Winterling sees hope

Seniors “Fly into the Night” at Prom

Approaching the end of the school year, Galileo’s class of 2017 held their senior prom on April 15th, at the Park Central Hotel, using the theme Fly into the Night. Believing that the night overall was a success, the senior class believed this dance was a great way to end their time at Galileo and

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