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Break on a Budget

Break on a Budget

Abby Cooper-Drake

January 10, 2018

Personality Quiz

Personality Quiz

Carlin Bills

January 10, 2018

Bittersweet Loss

Bittersweet Loss

Tsion Belgu

January 9, 2018

For the past two years, Garfield’s football team has been showing incredible progress and great strength. The hard work of our football team this year, lead them to the State Semi-Finals, which hasn’t been done since 1956. Although the football team’s remarkable journey came to an end against...

On Impact

On Impact

John Volk

January 9, 2018

Everything seemed to be going normally for Garfield junior Malini Williams during an April soccer game earlier this year. The sun was out but the air stung, a typical spring day in Seattle. As always she provided a watchful eye from her goalkeeper position, scanning the field routinely to make sure her...

Got to Get the Green

Got to Get the Green

Sav'ell Smalls

January 9, 2018

Selling boxes of fruit, t-shirts, Sounders tickets and more are just a few of the many ways Garfield student athletes have to do to be able to afford basic necessities to play their respective sport. With no funding in place for Garfield athletics, fundraisers by teams have become the norm. Finishing...

Ula Jones

January 9, 2018

Rituals in sports tend to be confusing, humorous, and very esoteric activities that are often shared among teammates for the sake of team unity and energization if not repetition alone. In fact, this worldwide trend is ubiquitous enough to rear its head among Garfield students as well. Throughout the...

2017 in Review

Carlin Bills and Delphi Drake-Mudede

January 9, 2018

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Can Teachers Hang?

Can Teachers Hang?

January 9, 2018

Often seen scribbling sigma functions on the whiteboard, furiously typing on a keyboard, or grading papers with a red pen in hand; like students, Garfield teachers are plagued with the daily stresses of school and homework. However, when not confined between the dull, beige walls, sitting upon creaky...

Get Ready for Eight

Get Ready for Eight

Delphi Drake-Mudede

January 9, 2018

Recently, the Seattle public school district has decided that there will be a major change in coming to Seattle Public High Schools in the coming years. An email, sent on November 21st by Garfield’s academic dean, Kris McBride, stated that Garfield will be piloting a new schedule in the 2018-19 school...

Homeless in Highschool

Homeless in Highschool

Patrick Walsh

January 9, 2018

According to a new study by The Seattle Atlas for Student Homelessness, 1 in 13 Garfield students are homeless. The district wide study found that Garfield, a leader in Basketball and Robotics, also leads in its homeless population, with 136 homeless students enrolled. In the past four years, that number...

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