The Garfield Messenger

Student Submissions.

Student Submissions.

Various Authors

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Showcasing the talent of Garfield students.

Dance Team Shake Up

Dance Team Shake Up

Ava Klubberud

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

In a gym packed with screaming fans, high school dance teams from all over the city competed to see who is the best. During the annual Bubblin’ Brown Sugar dance competition, groups from Garfield, Franklin, Cleveland, and other Seattle high schools flaunted their dance skills at the showcase.The Garfield...

It’s a Sport, I Swear!

It’s a Sport, I Swear!

Claire Boudour

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

On June 8th, Garfield’s Boy’s Frisbee team, Purple Haze, will be traveling to Rockford, Illinois to compete at this year’s High School National Invite, the highest level of competition for high school Ultimate. This year’s team is made up of students from every grade and experience level, and...

From Student to Teacher

From Student to Teacher

Sav'ell Smalls

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Many world class athletes have walked through the halls of Garfield High school. Some of these athletes have gone on to become a professional, compete in the olympics, play in all star games and more. Helping them get to these accolades are coaches who also thrived in the sport in the past Known as...

Student-Athletes Reppin’

Student-Athletes Reppin’

Sara Javkhlan

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Garfield student-athletes do it all- they juggle all of their academic courses during the day, and show up on the field later ready to dominate. Some of these competitors are willing to step up and pave the way to an even better athletic program by coming together to discuss issues pertaining to the...

Softball Sisters

Softball Sisters

Ava Klubberud

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Playing on the same team as your sister may seem like a disaster waiting to happen, but for the Hughes and the Simpson sisters it could not be better. Miquela and Gabbi Hughes have been playing together since little league. “It is fun. We fight but it never gets in the way of playing,” Miquela...

Garfield Boxing

Garfield Boxing

Azure Savage

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Walking in, you see punching bags and other workout equipment. A welcoming atmosphere hangs in the air as people are preparing for a workout. Although they are a hidden gem, free boxing classes are available to all Garfield students who are interested. Classes run every Monday through Thursday, from...

Young & Ballin’

Young & Ballin’

Sav'ell Smalls

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Possessing one of the richest histories of athletics in Washington State history, some pretty phenomenal athletes have come through Garfield High School. Brandon Roy, Deandre Coleman, Joyce Walker, the list goes on and on. Garfield’s network of impressive alumni have helped Garfield attain such a rich...

Student Art @ the SAM

Student Art @ the SAM

Sara Javkhlan

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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....

Writing Submissions

Writing Submissions

Various Authors

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Disclaimer: The viewpoints expressed by student submissions do not necessarily reflect the opinions or viewpoints of The Garfield Messenger. To the boy who thinks that I’m a scaredy cat Poem by Isabel Yueh, ‘021 So, you think that I’m not brave enough? That when that man, a complete stranger m...

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