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Friday, November 24, 2017

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Galileo Staff Addresses Students Dropping AP’s

Many of Galileo’s staff are concerned about an alarming number of Galileo students who requested to drop honors and AP classes this year. Although actually dropping an AP or honors class can only happen on a case by case scenario, the counseling office is trying to create a new policy which will prevent students from

Administration’s Plan to End Hall Walking

Students who roam and congregate in the halls during class, otherwise known as hall walkers, are an issue the administrative team at Galileo is working to fix. The administration hopes to clear the halls of these types of students and have them spend this time in class instead of wasting time. To try and eliminate

North Bay wildfires effect on Galileo

The wildfires, affecting much of the North Bay, that started Sunday, October 8th, impacted students and staff at Galileo over the last week of school. Heavy winds pushed smoke from the fire to San Francisco, which caused the air quality to drop drastically, forcing the school district to limit the amount of activities students could

Dr. Reimer reassigned

An accumulating amounts of events led former Galileo principal, Dr. Reimer, to be reassigned at the beginning of this school year. According to different staff members, there were four main reasons for him to be reassigned. Dr. Reimer is now working at the central office at 555 Franklin St at the Curriculum and Instruction Office

Galileo Spotlights Digital Citizenship

Galileo held its 1st Digital citizenship week during the week of April 10th to teach students about the possible outcomes of being online. The week was composed of different events: Tuesday was a launch on galileoweb.org, Wednesday and Thursday had activities during homeroom, and Friday was a lunchtime event in the courtyard.

Galileo Students Attend Hamilton for Free

The popular musical Hamilton, a sung-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, has won 11 Tony Awards and has tickets in San Francisco that run up to $850. While many people have anticipated watching this show for months, on April 12th, a select group of US History Galileo students, along with

Farewell to Beloved Teacher Mr. Kavaler

A former English and ELD teacher at Galileo, Mr. Roger Kavaler recently passed away from lung cancer on March 13, 2017. Mr. Kavaler taught at Galileo from August 2005 to January 2013. While working at Galileo, Mr. Kavaler became ill with lung cancer & retired shortly afterward. According to those who knew him, teaching was

World Party Showcases Galileo’s Diversity

The Galileo Multicultural World Party is here once again for its third consecutive year to celebrate the diversity in the community. This event recognizes the different cultures students have in Galileo. The event will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017, held in the school auditorium from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at night.

Local Fave, Michaelis Delicatessen

By Donovan Hasson After coming to the United States from Palestine at the age of 1, Jalil also known as J, watched his father struggle, holding three jobs in a foreign country. Watching his father face these difficulties inspired Jalil to take his father out of this situation. So Jalil dedicated himself to the goal

Galileo Educators show Support

Teachers at Galileo Academy of Science and Technology took part in a national day of action on January 19th to protest President Trump’s election as well as President Trump’s pick for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos. Before school began, teachers at Galileo, along with other UESF (United Educators of San Francisco) member & San Francisco Board

Lion’s Values on Point

Be Safe. Be Respectful. Be Responsible. Galileo students heard these 3 phrases often as they came back from Winter Break to start the second semester. Many students wondered what these values were all about. It turns out that these are the three Galileo’s Lion’s Values, created by a team at Galileo to help students get

Inauguration Student Protest is Full of Disappointment

A student from the politics club at Galileo, helped organize a second protest against President Trump on inauguration day, January 20th, with the idea of protesting on Inauguration Day originating from students from Leadership High School. The first student protest this school year, held after Trump was elected President on November 10th, which was organized

Corner Store Stories

By Daisy L. & Amesia M. Each day many Galileo students race off campus to grab lunch. A majority of students end up at one of the local restaurants near Van Ness & Chestnut Street. Some of the most popular places to grab food are Chestnut Street Diner, First Cup, and Amro Market. What many students don’t

Winter Ball “Ice Cold Formal Affair” 2016

By Tyler Huey and David Zhu, staff writers Continuing from the downfall of the Homecoming Dance, Galileo’s Winter ball plummeted in attendance with no more than 120 students. The ASB hoped that at least 300 students would attend the dance, especially because it was held on Wednesday, December 14th, the last day of finals so

One School Dance A Year?

By Stephanie Ho and Joseline Saucedo, Staff Writers 15 years ago, Galileo High School hosted dances nearly every month, but attendance for these dances started dropping, and in turn, the school hosted less & fewer dances. Now, attendance at dances has been so bad that there is a possibility of having only 1 school dance

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