The Garfield Messenger

An Artistic Opportunity

An Artistic Opportunity
The SAM opens its doors to young artists.
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...

Freshletes

Photo by Ben Mefford
Age is nothing but a number.
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...

The Hate U Give Review

Art by Arlo Van Liew
Get to know this bestselling book.
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
Get to know some student music groups.
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...

Cheer Steps Up

Art by Arlo Van Liew
Garfield cheer becomes a sport.
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...

The Drive Towards Playoffs

Photo by Sam Boyar
What it's like being a student athlete during playoffs.
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...

Fall Show Preview

Photo by Jefferson Ashby
Shakespeare is in the dog house.
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...

Far Trekking Music Teachers

Photo by Jefferson Ashby
Get to know Garfield’s newest music teachers.
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
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...

The Morning Hustle

Art by Sophia Chrysanthakopoulos
Morning practices effect on athletes.
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,...

Editorial: We Stand With Our Teachers

Photo by Jefferson Ashby
October 18, 2018

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
A look inside featured clubs at Garfield.
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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