The Garfield Messenger

Red Card

Bella Rowland-Reid

October 28, 2016

If you’ve ever attended a sporting event, chances are you’ve heard -- or even participated -- some trash talk. Jabs from fans are said to be part of the game, another way to support the home team. However, a string of sexist and racist remarks directed to the Garfield soccer  players by anothe...

How to Get a Free Fireman Suit

Sydney Santos

October 28, 2016

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 and wish you weren't learning for the thousandth time how to construct a thesis? Does the thought occasionally pass through your mind that school might be ...

Winning Streaks to Championships

Emma Cooper and Bella Rowland-Reid

October 28, 2016

This year is an awesome time to be alive for Garfield football fans. The Bulldogs are 8-0 for the first time in living memory, the University of Washington is ranked #4 in the country, and the Seahawks, well, are the Seahawks. Both the Bulldogs and Huskies emerged as unlikely champions, yet the question is ...

Fashion Passion

Fashion Passion

Flora Taagen

October 28, 2016

Not many people can make bright florals, strong stripes, and acute polka dots work harmoniously. That’s what makes Garfield senior Rheana Dale so unique. Pairing bright graphic tees with citrus-shaped earrings, Dale manages to mix these seemingly contrasting items in an effortless fashion, creating a ...

Written in the Stars

Bella Rowland-Reid

October 28, 2016

Ever wish you could just see into the future? Well, we can. And that’s why the Garfield Messenger has taken it upon ourselves to consult the stars and decode your next nine months of school. Find your sign below and see what the cosmos have in store for you. Libra (September 23-October 22) Ah, yes, ...

Stack on Stacks

Stack on Stacks

Claire Boudour

October 28, 2016

In today’s competitive high school environment, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the stress of college applications.  Colleges care about a lot more than grades these days. According to the University of Washington, the commonplace “holistic review” of applications wants students to show ...

New Bulldogs at GHS

Flora Taagen

October 28, 2016

Garfield has over 130 staff members, a dauntingly large amount. With numerous counselors and a multitude of teachers, the staff community is no doubt big. To make these numbers a little less impersonal, let's zoom in on a one notable teacher new to the dog pound.    Mr. Zimmerman: “I cook all the time, I was...

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