The Garfield Messenger

Forward March

Millan Philipose

April 23, 2019

On January 18th, the Garfield Band program was thrown off its beat. Forced to leave due to a family emergency, former Band Director Tomisha Price-Brock became the second Garfield band leader to resign in under twelve months. While administrators scrambled to secure a long-term substitute, band members we...

Student Submissions

Josephine Nguyen

April 23, 2019

It was my first day of school, I was nervous and excited at the same time! When my alarm went off, I turned it off and got out of bed. I did my usual morning routine for school, and then I chose my outfit for the first day. My outfit was this beautiful, red dress that had spaghetti straps. Since it was ...

Treat’s Eats

Photo by Sam Treat

Sam Treat

April 2, 2019

Fish Guys 411 23rd Ave S Fish Guys is located very conveniently, kitty-corner from the Starbucks on Jackson. While poké is not for everyone, those who do enjoy the raw fish dish will love Fish Guys. As you enter the restaurant (and fish market), the smell of the ocean greets your nostrils. The ...

Spring Awakening

Art by Cecilia Hammond

Tova Gaster

April 1, 2019

Trigger warning: mental illness, sexual assault The play Spring Awakening was banned on the first night of its original run in 1891. It was put on again, and banned again, in the 1960s. Then it was rebooted into a rock musical. Now, it’s coming to the Quincy Jones Auditorium. For this year’s musical, Ga...

Bathroom Juulers

Peter Kubiniec

April 1, 2019

Characterized by a herd of jittery sophomores sporting Bape hoodies and a strong odor of Mango, Mint, or Cucumber, a wild pack of bathroom juulers can be easily identified.  Yet this new phenomenon is anything but innocent.  Urgent bathroom-goers can expect to be delayed by hoards of vaping underclassmen—often as ...

You Don’t Even Know Me

Hawi Kadir

April 1, 2019

You see me in class, Of course, you notice me because I’m the main one talking. I play past the rules I’m young I’m pretty I’m African American So, of course you Think I don’t care about my grades. I’m black so of course you think I’m stupid EXCLUSIVE. My grades are the random, P...

Artist Alumni of GHS

Artist Alumni of GHS

Arlo Van Liew

February 1, 2019

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The Oscars are No Stranger to Controversy

Art by Sophia Chrysanthakopoulos

Ava Klubberud

February 1, 2019

Next month, celebrities, creators, technicians, and many more from across the globe will gather together in the City of Angels to celebrate the many films and projects from this past year. The Academy Awards, no matter the prestige or credibility, remains a source of controversy and outcry due to its r...

Jeffy’s Photo Tricks

Photo by Jefferson Ashby

Jefferson Ashby

December 20, 2018

Here are two photo tricks to easily improve your shots.                                   1. Macro lens -You will need: A camera with interchangeable lenses -Something s...

Book Talks

Book Talks

Julia Lin

November 16, 2018

For many high school students, after nine or more years in public schools, reading can become more of a chore than an enjoyable or educational experience. But reading can also be an escape and a chance to learn from a variety of different voices. Seattle is a city with an especially rich histo...

Student Submissions

Student Submissions

Various

November 16, 2018

Photos by Hattie Sanders Art by Liam O'Leary ...

Marching to Their Own Beat

Art by Sophia Chrysanthakopoulos

Mena Bova

November 16, 2018

Known for playing lively renditions of songs such as Humble, Gold Digger, and Turn Down for What, the marching band is renowned Garfield institution. The band’s spirit and contemporary songs help to bring the mood up at assemblies, basketball games, football games and more. However, due to Tony Sodano,...

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