Saturday, February 11
Garfield Sports 9 - Ballard 7
Garfield Sports 55 - Roosevelt 38
Friday, February 10
Garfield Sports 58 - Nathan Hale 90
Wednesday, February 8
Garfield Sports 76 - Rainier Beach 70
Tuesday, February 7
Garfield Sports 54 - Seattle Prep 46
Meet Otieno Terry
Photo by Ruby Seiwerath
Otieno Terry graduated from Garfield in 2011. As a young, local musician, Otieno shared insight on his path through Gar...
Upstander of the Issue
What is the Five Girl Powers Project?
My mom and a group of other girls and women created this website that has stories, videos, and activities whe...
Do you Know Your Snow?
A blizzard of sparkling snow crystals dance through the brisk air. You stick out your tongue out to catch a few flakes. Cars are idle and blanketed in...
How to give back this Holiday Season
As easy as it is to get wrapped up in the endless hot cocoa and candy canes of the holidays, it’s important to focus on the bigge...
“Knowledge is Power”
The first of its kind at Garfield, a luncheon last Monday the 16th featured a presentation by two women from SpaceX who talked about their experiences...
A “How-To” On Allyship
1. TAKE A FEW STEPS BACK (or just stay in the back)
As an ally, sometimes it’s hard to differentiate between when to speak and when to stay silent....
Upstander of the issue
An Upstander is someone who acts to make positive change. Junior Jaya Duckworth recently wrote an article on multi-racialism that was published in the...
The Multiracial Student Union
The Multiracial Student Union may be new to Garfield this year, but it is already fast tracking progress on many social issues within the Garfield com...
Ever since its founding in 1985, the Garfield Orchestra has brought much prestige and honor to Garfield High School. In 1997, twelve years after the p...
Get To Know
In the past few months, Bulldogs have been buzzing around with black and yellow bracelets, that say “Save The Bees.” The masterminds behind this e...
Look Back At It
Garfield has changed a lot since its doors opened in 1920. Sometimes in our modern era we forget to reflect on times past and how the students, curric...
Appreciation or Appropriation?
For a long time now, white American restaurants have made foods from various cultures much more accessible to a range of people from different ethnic ...
Tribes on Turkey Traditions
Remember in elementary school when your class dressed up like pilgrims and reenacted the first Thanksgiving dinner? You painted a picture of unity and...
Creating Community in Classrooms
What would you do if you walked into a classroom full of 20 to 30 high schoolers who you didn’t know and who certainly didn’t know you? Run? Screa...
Welcome to the THC
“I think I got something from him Friday night,” said the concerned teenager. If you relate, the Teen Health Center may be the place for you. Fill...
How to Get a Free Fireman Suit
Do you ever spend your first period with your eyes half-open and a small droplet of drool dangling from your mouth? Do you ever look out the window an...
Stack on Stacks
The Power of Uncle Joe
This past summer, on August 10th, our beloved gym manager and dear friend, Joe Bland, passed away from terminal stomach cancer. After 27 years of imp...
A Quick Look In Time
Marcel Davis graduated from Garfield in 2011, over five years ago. Although he felt that his class was fairly divided, he enjoyed the great sense of c...
Guest Writer Gabriel True
The presidential election hit hard, and the failure of Washington State’s carbon tax really packed the punch. At a critical point in international efforts to combat global... Read More »
Extra! Extra! Reid All About It!
June 3, 2016
Use Your Vote, Use Your Voice
March 21, 2016
Too Cool for School
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Transgender Bathroom Repeal in WA
The issue surrounding the use of public and private bathrooms continues in Washington state. The beginning of 2017 was met with a group... Read More »
Signs of Change
January 31, 2017
America’s Worst Fear
January 24, 2017
November 30, 2016
There is not a wrestler out there who would tell you that wrestling is a comfortable sport. It is both physically intense and mentally exhausting; warm ups begin with a mile... Read More »
February 13, 2017
RECAP: Nathan Hale v. Garfield Basketball
February 10, 2017
Students of Garfield's new Music Production class make beats over a keyboard. Photo by Elliott Hoppe
If you like to create your own music and beats, the new Music Production c... Read More »
A Shift in the Spotlight
February 8, 2017
Garfield Throws its First Snowball
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