The Garfield Messenger

A Look Inside GSA

A Look Inside GSA

Tea Fortune

May 22, 2018


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The gay straight alliance also known as GSA is a group of people inside and outside the LGBTQ+ community that meet every Wednesday during lunch to talk about LGBTQ+ topics, issues, and have bagels. “GSA is all about the political aspects of the LGBTQ+ community” Sam Sheckler said, a GSA officer...

Senior Advice

Senior Advice

Your favorite seniors, Josh and Syd

May 21, 2018


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Photos by Toby Tran After four slappin’ years of high school, we are ready to pass the torch of knowledge to the future: you. As varsity captains of Garfield teams and editors of the Messenger, we have experienced and lived through every possible scenario that could occur: failed tests, skipped...

Doughnut Worry, Be Happy

Doughnut Worry, Be Happy

Sara Javkhlan

May 21, 2018


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Maple bars, raspberry doughnut holes, apple fritters, and mochi doughnuts. If any of these sound delicious, lucky for Garfield students and staff, there is a new doughnut shop opening up just several blocks away from Garfield. Raised Doughnuts is an innovative yet simplistic shop which has been widely...

Student Submissions.

Student Submissions.

Various Authors

May 21, 2018


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Showcasing the talent of Garfield students.

Student Art @ the SAM

Student Art @ the SAM

Sara Javkhlan

April 25, 2018


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Student artists spend hours creating masterpieces intended to share the way they experience the world through their own unique perspective. For students in Seattle Public Schools, and especially students of Garfield, there is one special occasion for them to display their well-crafted pieces at one of...

Meet the Musical

Meet the Musical

John Volk

April 25, 2018


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If you thought it was a joke when you heard this year’s musical was called Urinetown, that’s exactly what you should have thought. Set in the not too distant future after a twenty year drought has caused a water crisis that could only be stabilized by regulating urination, Urinetown truly is, at...

Bringing Home the Gold!

Bringing Home the Gold!

Hailey Gray

April 24, 2018


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Lights! Camera! Action! The theatre and other performing arts programs at Garfield thrive in their ability to put on fresh and entertaining productions year round. However, at a sports dominated school, these creative programs are often masked by the shadows of the basketball courts and football fields....

Spring into the Sun

Spring into the Sun

Tsion Belgu, Art by Arlo Van Liew

March 27, 2018


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Hiking at Rattlesnake Ridge - Open 24 hours - Rattlesnake Ridge, Washington 98045 - Free - Located south of North Bend, with a beautiful view of the Cedar River watershed, Mount Si, Mount Washington, Chester Morse Lake, and Rattlesnake Lake. Skagit Valley Tulip Festival - Whole month of April (AVOID WEEKENDS) - 311 W Kincaid St,...

Figuring History at the SAM

Figuring History at the SAM

Azure Savage

March 27, 2018


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Art is Black. Figuring History, an exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum, is showcasing black artists and black art. This exhibit explores who is included in art history and who is forgotten. It prompts viewers to consider questions such as, “who is represented in history?” and “who authors history?” In...

Black Gives Back

Black Gives Back

Kevon Avery

March 27, 2018


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The film Black Panther was a milestone in the representation of African and Black communities everywhere, ultimately delivering the powerful message that black actors can succeed in the entertainment industry. Prior to this film’s release, there were barely any black films that truly resonated with...

Student Writing

Student Writing

Various Authors

March 8, 2018


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Untitled by Jamaica Aytch 1 through 43 hung my ancestors from trees Then came 44 that’s the change that we need Brothers in the White House? Brother that’s the right house But then came 45 how we supposed to succeed? See my uncle got locked up just for selling some weed Now the uncle down...

Student Art

Student Art

March 8, 2018


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