The Garfield Messenger

Dribbling Their Way to the Dome

Dribbling Their Way to the Dome
The women's team is ready for state.
January 31, 2019
Watching the Garfield varsity womens basketball team play is like watching a force of nature.

Painting the World

History unfolding in our beloved GHS mural.
January 31, 2019

The murals of Garfield tell the inspiring stories of marginalized communities all the way from the thriving towns developed by the indigenous people of this land to the various alum that became huge moguls...

Sorry, You’re Stuck

No schedule changes second semester?
January 31, 2019

On January 8th a notice was sent out from the PTSA of GHS regarding the counselors and selecting classes for next semester. “The Counseling Office is NOT accepting change requests for 2nd semester,”...

Reach for the Stars

Art by Simone Cielos
Astronomy is coming to Garfield.
January 31, 2019

It’s almost time to start choosing classes for the next school year and you may find yourself wondering what classes to take. Perhaps you should consider taking astronomy, a brand new science class that...

A Bathroom for All

Art by Simone Cielos
A new all gender bathroom comes to Garfield.
January 31, 2019

Across the hall from the band room, the bathroom which had previously been assigned “Girls Only”, has been converted to an all-inclusive restroom with a bright blue sign titled “All Gender Bathroom”....

Shutdown Showdown

ART BY SOPHIA CHRYSANTHAKOPOULOS
What does the partial government shutdown mean for the Seattle community?
January 31, 2019

35 days and counting, we are currently in the longest government shutdown in United States history. The U.S. entered into a partial government shutdown on December 22nd when Congress and President Trump...

News Briefs

News Briefs
January 31, 2019

Los Angeles Teacher Strike On January 14th, 2019, Los Angeles public school teachers organized one of the biggest school strikes in our nation. Gathering over 30,000 people, many individuals in the Los...

Get to Know: Jamya Jones

Photo by Freya Wiedemann
Sophomore singer takes the stage.
January 31, 2019

Stage fright can afflict even the most confident people, especially when competition is involved, and for sophomore Jamya Jones it was no different. But in spite of her fears, she made it onto American...

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