Tuesday, March 11 – Special Schedule - Periods 1-6
Tuesday Lunch: Garlic Chicken Caesar Wrap
1st 8:00 – 8:45
2nd 8:50 - 9:35
Break 9:35 – 9:45
3rd 9:45 – 10:30
4th 10:35 – 11:20
Lunch 11:20 – 11:55
5th 12:00 – 12:45
6th 12:50 – 1:30
Assembly 1:40 – 2:30 – CELEBRATE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!!!
Chess Club: Chess Club meets today after school in Room 322. Chess players of all levels of skill and experience are welcome!
ACLU Club: The ACLU Club meets Tuesdays at lunch in Room 213. Hope to see you there!
Knitting Club: The Knitting Club will meet today in Room 302. All experience welcome. Material is available.
BSU Meeting Today: The BSU meets today at lunch in the ASB Room. Bring your lunch and come join us.
RAZAS UNIDAS: Come Join Us! Razas Unidas meets Today at Lunchtime in the Library. Everyone is welcome.
Apps Club: Like to play Flappy Bird? Have an idea for a helpful App? Tuesday, we are starting a new Apps Club to explore how Apps are designed and learn to build our own. Every Tuesday & Thursday after school we will meet in room 115a, the computer lab. Bring your ideas and friends; there will be snacks and tablets to get us started. You can even enter your App in contests and win prizes. No experience needed, just ideas & creativity
Aztec Heritage Dance Club: Are you interested in Aztec culture and learning how to dance? Musicians – do you want to learn Aztec music? Then come to Room 212 today at 2:30p. For more information, look up Aztec heritage and dance on Facebook.
Ukulele Club: Attention Garfield students! Are you interested in learning about the ukulele? Come down to Room 206 (Mr. Gish’s Room) on Tuesday at lunch to play the Ukulele or to stop by and listen.
Japanese Club: If you want to get a taste of Japanese culture, come to Room 239 during lunch on Tuesdays. It’s the perfect place to hang out with friends and experience traditional and popular Japanese culture, whether or not you speak Japanese.
Wednesday, March 12 – Periods 1-3-5
Wednesday Lunch: Korean BBQ Meatballs w/Steamed Brown Rice or Noodles
Gay-Straight Alliance Meeting: GSA meets in room 320 on Wednesdays at lunch. Come for bagels, topic discussion and support. GSA is a safe environment for all.
Rock Climbing Club: Come join the Rock Climbing Club. We meet on Wednesdays in Room 337 (Ms. Savoie’s room). Newbies through experts are invited
Muslim Student Association: If you are interested in being a part of the Muslim Student Association, then come to Room 318 at lunch on Thursday!
Garfield High School Sports Schedule *(Subject To Change)
Remember, Be LOUD, Be PROUD and CHEER for your own team!
Golden Grad Scholarship Deadline Extended: The Garfield Golden Grad Scholarship application deadline has been extended to March 18th. It is not too late to submit your application. This is free money! The scholarship is open to all seniors who are planning to graduate high school and attend a community college, 4 year college, or a tech/trade school. Once again the deadline for the Garfield Golden Grad scholarship has been extended to March 18th. Please see Mr. Lee today in the Counseling office for a copy of the application.
30 More Yearbooks to Sell: Yearbook has found 30 yearbooks to sell. If you have yet to buy a yearbook and want a yearbook, this would be your chance. The price has been raised to $65 and is offered on a first come, first served basis. Find Mr. Lovre in Room 201 to buy a yearbook!!
Pie-A-Teacher: Want a chance to pie a teacher? The Key Club is holding a raffle where you can be chosen to pie a teacher on March 14 – PIE DAY! You can buy tickets at lunch all this week in the cafeteria – the last day is Thursday, March 13. Come and buy some!
Desert School Freshman Meeting: There will be a Freshman Desert School meeting tonight at 7p in the Quincy Jones Auditorium. This is the only place for freshman to get Desert School forms. Please contact Lucia Hunt or ghspost.org with any questions.
Spring Lopez: Get your forms in Room 232 fr this kayaking, hiking and biking trip that will be April 4th – 6th. Turn your forms into Room 232 by Monday, March 17!
Course Requst Options Sheets Due: All students who have NOT turned in their Course Request Options sheets for next year please stop by the Counseling Office to pick up a form. If you plan to attend Garfield next year you must turn in this form in order to receive classes.
Senior Ads: Time is running out to purchase a Senior Ad in the Yearbook! These are a special part of tye yearbook – dedicated to you or your favorite senior! A full page ad is $300, half page is $160, ¼ page is $85 and a one line shout out is $20. Buy a senior ad before the deadline of March 14.
New College & Career Center Web Page: The College & Career Center has a new web page that may be accessed from the button on the navigation bar at the left side of the Garfield home page. One may also navigate to the new page by selecting the link at the header of the old page announcing it will no longer be maintained. Information on the page is updated approximately weekly so is always current and new material is added each update cycle. To keep abreast of the latest college and career information, visit the new page often!
Spanish Tutoring Available: Do you need a little extra help with your Spanish homework? If so, Spanish tutoring will be available in the BSC. There will be a volunteer available to help with Spanish on Thursdays from 2:30p – 4:00p.
ASB Stickers: Just a reminder that an ASB sticker on your Student ID will get you in to ALL REGULAR SEASON SPORTING EVENTS held here at Garfield for free. ASB stickers are $50.00 and may be purchased in the Main Office.
SENIORS: The Senior List is now posted in the Counseling Office. Please verify the spelling of your name before March 28. After that date the list will be submitted for final printing of diplomas, graduation programs, etc. We hope to see you in the Counseling Office soon to verify your name for these important documents.
Community Service Hours: Seniors, please bring in all completed Community Service Hours as soon as completed. The Counseling Department would like to enter your hours toward giving you credit for closing out your file.
Class of 2016 Sunglasses for Sale: Purchase your 2016 Sunglasses during lunch in the Activities Center!
GHS Seniors – it is Mid-Year Report Time: Handouts with instructions are available in the Counseling Office. 1) Print out your mid-year report; 2) Address an envelope to each college that requires a Mid-Year Report; 3) Include proper postage; 4) Write your name on the back of each envelope; 5) Do not put a return address on the envelope. The Counseling Office will complete the mid-year report along with an explanation regarding the date the reports will be sent and required documents such as Transcripts or Academic Histories and a school profile. GHS Seniors will pick up their completed Mid-Year Reports from the Counseling Office after mid-Winter Break. Seniors will mail their envelopes at a post office.
Sophomore Meetings: The counselors are available to meet with 10th graders. Please come to the Counseling Office during non-class time to schedule an appointment. You will get your PLAN results and register for Connect! While this is not mandatory, it should be a valuable meeting. We look forward to seeing you!
Attention Class of 2014! Applying to college isn't much fun, but we have just the thing to help. Members of previous classes want to help edit your college essays through Bulldog2Bulldog, a group of recent grads dedicated to helping Garfield students through the process. All you have to do is type your essay in a Google Doc, share it with email@example.com, and send us an email. If you have any questions, please contact Grant Bronsdon '12.
4A STATE CHAMPIONS!! Congratulations to the Boys Basketball Team – WIAA 4A STATE CHAMPIONS!! Celebration assembly today at 1:40p.
Progress Reports Due: All Spring Athletes are to turn in progress reports to the Main Office TODAY
Sports Physicals at the Teen Health Center: Spring sport tryouts are right around the corner! Sports physicals are required for participation and can be done through the Teen Health Center. These physicals are good for 2 years. Stop by the Teen Health Center between classes or during lunch to schedule an appointment.
High School Essay Contest: Submit your essay (500 – 700 words) on the topic: “Why do we need Washington’s open-government laws? What would it be like without them?” by April 19 for the chance to win a $1,000 cash award. Sponsored by the Washington Coalition of Open Government, the Clark & Raymond Co. Accounting Firm an the Stokes Lawrence Law Firm in honor of the late Scott Johnson. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 Teens in Public Service (TIPS) Summer Internship Program. All applications for TIPS internships are due on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Two letters of recommendation must also be included. (Please note, applications are due 2 weeks earlier than in the past, so students will know of their placement by May 1, 2014). The TIPS application is available at www.teensinpublicservice.org Click on the “Youth Internship” tab. Follow the link: http://www.teensinpublicservice.org/internships/internship-application/ No late submissions for this terrific opportunity will be accepted, so submit your application ASAP.
Volunteer at Vegfest: The non-profit group Vegetarians of Washington is inviting students to volunteer at Vegfest on March 29th and March 30th. Vegfest, a healthy vegetarian food festival at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, on Mercer Street. You can volunteer for the weekend, or some portion of it. It is a great way to help the community learn about healthy eating, and to fulfill any community service requirements you may have. All you need to do to volunteer is to visit theirr website www.seattlevegfest.org/volunteer.aspx , choose the shift(s) and role(s) which work best for you, and complete the volunteer application form. You can call 206 706 2635 for more information.
Scholarship and Student Enrichment Opportunities Posted: Announcements have been posted on the College & Career Center web page that list college scholarship and other financial aid resources as well as a variety of student enrichment opportunities from internships to service learning to summer programs. Click the "Counseling/Career" button on the GHS home page and then select the "College & Career Info" hot-link near the top of that page. Note that some listings are in work but are purposely shown to give an indication of what else will be forthcoming as the year progresses. These announcements will be updated approximately every week so they are always current. Check them out!
Bulldog Study Center: The Bulldog Study Center is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 2:30p – 3:45p. Sign in is required for all participants.