The Garfield Messenger

Letter From The Editor

Téa Fortune, Editor In Chief

October 29, 2020

In 2020 our world as we knew it changed. We found ourselves fighting two different pandemics, one including the racial injustice occurring within the United States and the other being COVID-19. Both have shaped our new normal and continue to be the daily topic of many conversations between communities. As...

Let’s Talk About (Safe) Sex, Baby

By Wynsome Burke

Izzy Lamola, Staff

October 2, 2020

Ewww! Grossss! A few of the painfully familiar sounds heard from a classroom of adolescents taking sex ed. It’s uncomfortable being told what transformations your body will go through from an untrained teacher, amidst a classroom of your giggling peers. Adequate sexual health education can teach a young pe...

Reaching the Summit

By Molly Chapin

Molly Chapin

October 2, 2020

It’s easy to join the school sports community here at Garfield, but some students find it valuable to branch out and participate in more unconventional sports. One such sport is bouldering and climbing, which has recently taken off in the Seattle area. Bouldering is a subset of rock climbing whic...

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