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An Artistic Opportunity

An Artistic Opportunity

Molly Chapin October 18, 2018

The Naramore Art Show takes place in April and May every year, in the community gallery of the Seattle Art Museum. It showcases around 200 exceptional works of art and photography from the Middle and High...

Photo by Ben Mefford


Ben Mefford October 18, 2018

Ioan Street Although he joined cross country  just to get fit for his first high school soccer season, Ioan Street has a new found love for running. When he came to his first practice, everyone...

Art by Arlo Van Liew

The Hate U Give Review

Simone Cielos October 18, 2018

TW: Mentions of violence In the novel The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Starr, Carter’s life is split into two worlds- her home, and her school. After witnessing the fatal police shooting of her childhood...

Garfield Students Jam On

Garfield Students Jam On

Sara Javkhlan October 18, 2018

Many people have heard of Garfield’s award winning symphonic orchestra and jazz bands. It is lesser known that some of the talented musicians in school ensembles also play in their own student-led music...

Art by Arlo Van Liew

Cheer Steps Up

Milena S. Haile October 18, 2018

It’s the homecoming assembly, Garfield’s biggest hype men, the cheerleaders, are dancing, stepping, and performing one of their most famous cheers, Y-E-L-L. Suddenly, the cheerleaders crowd in one...

Photo by Sam Boyar

The Drive Towards Playoffs

Izzy Lamola October 18, 2018

As playoff season is coming up, the stress to be the best is affecting players all around Garfield. This school has a legacy for being successful in sports. The athletes will push themselves to succeed...

Photo by Jefferson Ashby

Fall Show Preview

Sara Javkhlan October 18, 2018

When you think of Shakespeare, you probably think back to the time in your freshman year when you had to study and perform Romeo and Juliet in your language arts class. Most would agree that it was a tragic...

Photo by Jefferson Ashby

Far Trekking Music Teachers

Camryn Soo October 18, 2018

After 41 long hours on the road, Garfield’s new Band Director Tomisha Price-Brock arrived in Seattle from Atlanta, Georgia, roughly three weeks into the school year. As Price-Brock adjusted to cold...

Student Submissions

Student Submissions

Various Authors October 18, 2018

The Day I Couldn’t Fly By Josephine Nguyen Josephine is a senior at GHS with a physical disability. She has run track in the past, loves writing and is hoping to start playing lacrosse soon. It...

Art by Sophia Chrysanthakopoulos

The Morning Hustle

Grady Canty-Swapp October 18, 2018

When Seattle Public Schools changed the bell times once again in 2017 it changed the schedule Garfield had newly adopted just two years before. Following these schedule changes the football, volleyball,...

Photo by Jefferson Ashby

Editorial: We Stand With Our Teachers

On the morning of September 28th, hundreds of students filed into the Garfield High School gymnasium. Some held signs, some took pictures, and some had no idea why they were there. Teachers held binders...

The Club Beat

The Club Beat

Tea Fortune October 18, 2018

PROJECT PENGYOU Meets in room 221 every other Tuesday. Culture is something that everyone can take part in. Project PengYou is a club that holds meetings in which members discuss Asian culture in America...

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