Category: Local

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...

Service Interact Club Represents Galileo at FLC 2017

Galileo Academy’s Service Interact Club sent the largest delegation, 41 students, to District 5150’s annual Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) in Sausalito on November 19th. The annual Fall Leadership Conference serves as an event where...

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....

Teachers Receive New Contract

In early November the teachers union and the SFUSD reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, after negotiating since January. The contract will pay teachers a gradual increase of 16% over the next...

Multi-Cultural Assembly

On November 17th, Galileo had their annual Multi-Cultural Assembly to showcase the school’s diversity and the student’s individuality. The purpose of the assembly is to empower students to be proud of their culture and...

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...

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...