Category: Staff

Galileo Welcomes a New Dean!

Seeking new challenges and an opportunity to learn new things, former counselor, Mr. Amador, accepted the position of dean at Galileo near the beginning of the school year, after former Dean Frazier left for...

Mr. Mendoza – Love of Soccer

Ever since he was five, soccer has played a huge part in P.E teacher, Mr. Mendoza’s life. He first started playing soccer because his older brother also played, but Mr. Mendoza became passionate about...

Renamed Class Focuses On Marketing and Business

By Rachel Auyeung and Helen Huang The “Hospitality and Tourism” class was renamed“Entrepreneurship” by  Ms. Kapchan and Mr. Seligson, the teachers of the “Start Up” pathway, who wanted to change the focus of the...

Mr. Braund – Cross country Champion

By, Dustin Zhou and Matthew Tu A 2x All American high school cross country runner, PE teacher, Mr. Braund,  received a full scholarship to Chico State for cross country where was ranked as one...

Mr. Flores – Finding Relief in Hiking

By Dustin Zhou and Matthew Tu Using hiking as a stress relief, Spanish teacher, Mr. Flores, spends his weekends at Oakland Redwood Regional Park. He usually spends 2-3 hours hiking every weekend either by...

Ms. You – Unexpected Inspiration

Volunteering in San Quentin Prison for 2 years, English teacher Ms. You spent her afternoons teaching  English Literature to inmates while spending her mornings teaching at UC Berkeley. The idea of teaching in a...

Ms. Yu – Hoping to See the World

With the goal of traveling to every country, one of the new Galileo counselors, Ms. Yu, has already been to over 20 countries, including Malaysia, and Thailand. She started traveling by herself in 2014...