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Native-American History Month Seattle

Native-American History Month Seattle
November 27, 2019

This is a graphically-heavy piece. For the full experience, read this article in the flipbook at garfieldmessenger.org Urban Native Education Alliance (currently based at North Seattle College) Interview...

Acorn Overlord

Art by Caroline Ashby
Has the College Board gone overboard?
November 27, 2019

The College Board plays a huge role here at Garfield as the educational organization behind AP classes, AP testing, and the SAT. But is it purely a force for good? The answer is a bit more complicated. Garfield...

Jazz Up Jackson Street

A new movement among music educators in the Central District.
November 27, 2019

On October 10th, student and alumni musicians of Garfield High School and Washington Middle School came together at Seattle City Hall to engage with the community in a benefit concert named Jazz Up Jackson...

The Counseling Divide

Art By Sophia 
Chrysanthakopoulos
How college counselors are limiting social mobility
November 27, 2019

Earlier this year, news broke that at least fifty people had been a part of a ring of college admissions cheating, ranging from falsified varsity sport records all the way to fraudulent SAT and ACT tests....

The Problem With Personal Statements

Private trauma as public commodity.
November 27, 2019
Why are students fixated on trauma in their college apps?

News Briefs

November 27, 2019

Seattle Sounders Monumental Win Seattle Sounders fans came from across the state to watch them play against Toronto FC in the MLS Cup final. On Sunday November 10, over 69,000 fans attended the match...

Ark Lodge Cinemas

By Caroline Ashby
A home away from home (but with better popcorn).
November 27, 2019

With your first steps off the streets of Columbia City and into Ark Lodge Cinemas, you will be engulfed by the smell of perfectly buttery popcorn, and the sense that there’s something special about this...

Noises Off

Noises Off
Garfield Theatre Department's 2019 Fall Show
November 27, 2019

Every fall, the Garfield theater department puts on a play for the community, and this year's show, Noises Off, has been entertaining audiences with its compelling plot and hilarious gags. This year...

Top Dawg: Posy Vogt

By Jefferson Ashby
Cross-Country Star Posy Vogt
November 27, 2019

Posy Vogt’s extraordinary skill and the supportive welcoming, welcoming nature of the team is what keeps her coming back to cross-country every year. A senior on the varsity team, Vogt initially joined...

Winter Sports Preview

November 27, 2019

Wrestling: Garfield’s Wrestling team has been doing pre-season practices since the beginning of the year and, according to team leader Mia Carlson, Garfield wrestlers are fired up for the super exciting...

Letter to Denise Juneau

November 27, 2019

Dear Superintendent Juneau, In the past months, you have made it your mission to make the district more equitable by ending the Highly Capable Cohort (HCC). We know from firsthand experience that the...

The Garfield BowlDogs

By Caroline Ashby
A sneak peek into Garfield’s first-ever bowling team.
November 27, 2019

Some know bowling as a game played with friends and family Friday night or over the weekend, but for others, it’s played during the week as a competitive sport. This year, for the first time ever, Garfield...

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