Category: Local

What Happened to JROTC?

By Cybastian Dilinila, Jasper Salayog, Antonio Harocasco, Kamieya Bynum Due to funding issues and a lack of student interest, the JROTC program was canceled last year after being at Galileo for over 15 years....

Lions Come Together For Club Day

A small number of Galileo clubs gathered in the Courtyard on August 31 during lunch time to recruit new members. While Galileo has over 30 clubs, only a fraction showed up for Club Day....

Big Changes for Counseling Staff

The Galileo counseling staff will undergo a makeover for the next school year as the administration and counselors believe that the current arrangement in the counselor’s office could be made more practical, and useful...

Revamping Student Government Elections

Galileo’s Associated Student Body and class office positions have always been voted upon and elected. However, this year administration wants to try something new: to appoint officers. One of the major reasons why they...

Galileo Addressing Safety Concerns

While both students and teachers have commented that there seems to be a recent increase in troubling activity around the school, security guards at Galileo feel there has been an overall increase in this...

AVID at Galileo Showcased

Teachers, counselors and principals from all over the SFUSD came to the  AVID Showcase at Galileo, to see how Galileo runs their AVID program and learn how to further improve their on programs on...

Galileo Teachers Take On Student Essays

Every school year Galileo English teachers, spend time reading and grading the IWA (Integrated Writing Assessment), a SFUSD mandated assignment all 9th and 10th graders take. However, the Galileo administration decided that this year...

ASB struggles without an advisor

The Galileo Associated Student Body was left without an advisor after Mr. Wing unexpectedly suffered a stroke in December.  Without an advisor, they have been limited in the responsibilities they can carry out. They...

Mr. Wing: On the Road to Recovery

With an upbeat spirit, strong mentality, and continued passion for Galileo, Mr. Wing is on the mend from his unexpected stroke on December 24th. While the initial news left Galileo devastated and without an...

Update on School Drones

Two years ago, Galileo’s former principal, Dr. Reimer, spent $3,000 on drones in order to capture robust photos and videos of school events. The purchase of these drones were controversial because of Galileo’s tight...

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...

Futurama in Jeopardy

Galileo’s Futurama after-school program is in danger of being cut due to the U.S department of Education deciding to cut funding for high schools around the nation. Futurama has applied for grants in order...