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Friday, October 20, 2017

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GALILEO COLLEGE FAIR!!!!

By Joshua Lizardo, Staff Writer Colleges including UC Santa Cruz, Skyline, Notre Dame de Namur University, City College of San Francisco and many took part of  Galileo’s 4th annual college fair on Tuesday October 4th. College counelor Ms. Serena Chan brought in the wide variety of colleges to help students broaden their views about the

Teacher of the Month Revived!

By Ameesia, Staff writer ASB Officers recently decided that Galileo teachers deserve more appreciation, which fueled the idea of bringing back “Teacher of the Month”. Each month, a teacher will be selected based on a category. The category is announced at the beginning of the month and the school votes. Students can vote by going

Another Low Attendance at Back To School Night

By Ameesia Marold This year about 300 parents attended Galileo’s Back To School Night, which took place on Thursday, September 29th. Although this seems like low number of parents, considering the school has over 1900 students, the number of attendees is very consistent with other Back to School Nights, largely due to the location of

Galileo No Longer Charging for P.E Uniforms

by Victor Ortiz, Staff Writer Starting this year, students at Galileo, and throughout the SFUSD, will no longer have to pay for their P.E. uniforms, cap and gowns are still being discussed as well. After charging students for required attire over the last thirty years, a student in the district recently complained about uniform fees,

Principal’s Vision for a Better Galileo

By Tyler and David – Staff writer To improve the overall look of the school, Galileo’s principal Dr. Reimer has plans to make major renovations to some of the facilities at the school. One of the projects, the Van Ness gym is already almost complete, and Dr. Reimer also hopes to revamp the cafeteria, bay

Bay Street Gate Closed for Student Safety

By Raine Boles, Staff Writer Due to safety reasons, the Galileo administration has decided to close the gate on Bay street during lunch. In the past, the school has had issues regarding random strangers walking onto campus. The staff has considered closing the gate for many years, but because recently many alumni had just been walking

PTSA sponsors College Night for Parents & Students

By Jirayut (George) Mahaprom and David Zhu, Staff writer Over one hundred parents and students combined, came to the first PTSA (Parent-teacher-student association) sponsored College Night on Wednesday September 14th, where parents and students received information about how can students applying to college, and how colleges in California work. The presentation was given in three languages

Where did the Macs go?

By Joseline Saucedo, Staff Writer The disappearance of the macs in room 260, might’ve taken students by surprise at the beginning of the new school year, especially those who frequently used them. Although not a lot was announced on the chromebooks replacing the macs, Galileo principal Dr. Reimer has explained why the computers had to

Galileo’s Beauty Earns Recognition

By Victor Ortiz, Staff Writer Galileo High school was recently named one of the most “beautiful” high school campuses in California by the company, Aceable, on Twitter. According to the article, what puts Galileo above the majority of California schools is it’s unique architecture, and the observatory, which not many other schools have. Including an

Galileo JROTC Wins Back-to-Back Spring Comp 2016

By Johnny Ha Capturing back-to-back Spring Comp titles, Galileo’s JROTC came out victorious in the annual JROTC Spring Comp held at Abraham Lincoln High School on May 7th. Galileo’s Silent Drill Team’s (SDT) top finish, along with Drum Corps (DC) 2nd place finish, helped Galileo win 1st place in the overall competition. Galileo’s JROTC was

Invitational LGBTQ Pride Assembly

by Andy Cen In order to spread greater awareness of around Galileo, French teacher, Mr. Kenneth Mendribil and  the GSA hosted an invitational LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) Pride Assembly on April 14th in the auditorium. The assembly took three months of preparation time and, according to Mr. Mendribil,  was successful due to the

Williams Sonoma Helps Reshape Galileo

by Major Wen Throughout the 2015-16 school year, Williams Sonoma, a San Francisco based furnishing company, has been making Galileo a better school by helping to reshape the experience for Galileo students and faculty. Some of the success has included: renovating the teacher’s lounge, organizing mock interviews for students, arranging for guest speakers to talk

K-Con 2016 Brings a Variation in Performances

by Johnny Ha Deciding to expand the event to include more of  a variety of performances beyond just singing, the Chinese Karaoke Contest (K-Con) held on April 15th by the Chinese Culture Club decided to feature the Galileo Breakdance Club (B-Boys) in addition to a dance performance by the Galileo Korean Club. The club decided

12th Annual Talent Show Brings a Serious Moment to Galileo

by Johnny Ha For the first time in its 12 year history, the annual Galileo Talent Show hosted by Peer Resources on March 25th featured poetry. The poets, who spoke about community issues delivered a serious moment in an otherwise light-hearted show, where most of the performances showcased and celebrated the spirit and talent of

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