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    12/18, Thurs -  Orchestra/Band/Vocal Mid-Winter Concert for Holiday Season

Academics

 

Calendars & Schedules | Course Description & Registration Guide | District Policies |
Scholarships | Support for Academics | Testing

Calendars & Schedules


Academic Dates 2014-15 - GHS
Bell Schedules 2014-15 - GHS
Master Class Schedule 1st Semester 2014-15 (as of 9/4/14)
Seattle Public Schools 2014-15 School Year Calendar

For information on various Garfield dates or schedules, click on the subheading links above.  To access the District's calendar, click on the link above, then click on the "District Calendar" at the top of the District's website.

Course Guide


Registration Guide and Course Descriptions 2014-15

Garfield's course list and descriptions change each year.  Please click on the link to see a pdf of the current guide.  For department specific questions, please contact the department chairperson.

District Policies


Enrollment
Grading Policy
Graduation Requirements
High School Credit for "Special" Middle School Courses - Form - Weighted Rank Sample
The Source

These topics are governed by the Seattle Public Schools district.  Please see their website (click on the appropriate subheading links) for the most current information.  For current enrollment policies, search under "Schools - Enrollment."  For graduation requirements, search under "Students - Academics - Graduation Requirements." 

Scholarships


College Goal Sunday - Is held throughout Washington State to assist students and their parents with filling out the FAFSA form.  Check out the website as they update new locations and more information.  

Connect! - College and Career Planning network. 

Other Websites:
CSS/Financial Aid Profile - used by many private colleges
www.collegeanswer.com
www.fastweb.com
www.scholarships.com

Support for Academics


CAN - College Access Now, a Seattle-based program with a group at GHS, which serves promising, low-income young people by helping them prepare for and earn admission to college. Partially funded by PTSA.

CSF - College Success Foundation works with low-income students to prepare them for their academic future. They are based in computer lab 121.

DLD - Digital Learning Department is a collection of online resources including library databases, test preparation, mentoring, teaching resources, career and college exploration and online courses. Funded by Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Homework Center - After school tutoring in the Library computer lab, M-Th from 2:20-3:45; Math Help after school.

Ninth Grade Academy - Program initiative for 2014-15 school year which involves Freshman Students, Parents and Staff in professional development activities to support academic achievement and success in school. We will have six different 2 hour late-start Fridays for upperclassmen while 9th graders, families and staff are engaged in a series of workshops. Notes for each session will be archived by date: 10/24, 11/14, 12/12, 1/23, 2/20, 3/20.

Read 180 - This program supports readers entering high school with a 6th - 9th grade reading level. 

Read Right - This national program shows exceptional results with students typically becoming more fluent readers with better understanding. In October 2011, the program was listed as 1 of 3 research-backed interventions that work in secondary schools by the National Center for Response to Intervention (NCRTI).

Sylvan Private Tutoring for GHS

Tutoring After School - Overview of all programs offering support in afternoons
 
Y-Scholars - A choice program for incoming 9th graders with classes in a cohort and ongoing activities in upper grades. Supported by YMCA-Meredith Matthews East Madison Branch, Garfield staff and parents, Garfield PTSA and Americorp volunteers.   

Tutoring After School - Overview of all programs offering support in afternoons
 

Testing

ACT Dates & Information
AP Test Dates & Information
College Board AP & SAT Data: State - District - Garfield
Garfield Testing Dates AP/ELA/EOC/HSPE/PSAT
Reviews of Test Prep Courses
SAT Test Dates & Information

Click on the subheading links above for information about the various district and national testing programs.
 





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