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    DAILY BULLETIN – MONDAY, MAY 21, 2018

    To receive daily PDFs of the GHS bulletin, please email smantoncich@seattleschools.org.

    Periods 1-6, Advisory

    Today’s Lunch Special: Grilled Turkey Ham and Cheese Sandwich

    Grab & Go: Turkey Ham Bagel, Yogurt & Muffin

    Daily Lunch Option: Cheese Pizza, Pepperoni Pizza, Garlic Chicken Pizza, Hamburger, Pepper Jack and/or Bacon Burger, Chicken Burger, Spicy Chicken Burger, Fish Burger, Veggie Burger

    STUDENT ACTIVITIES

    ·        2021 Sticker Sales: Did you pre-order a sticker earlier this semester? Well you're in luck because your shipment has just arrived! Come down to the AC to pick up your order. Didn't order a sticker? We've got you covered! Stickers are still for sale so stop by the A.C. and get them while you still can. As they say, be loud , be proud, and get gear for your own team!

    ·        Are you interested in being featured in this year’s lip dub? Come down to the AC tomorrow during advisory—we will be having a meeting for lip dubbers!

    ·        Garfield’s Spring Musical, Urinetown, opens this Wednesday! Come support Garfield theater and see an amazing performance. Shows are at 7pm on May 23rd, 24th, 25th, 30th, 31st, June 1st, and 2nd. Student tickets are only $10, so go get your tickets at the door or at garfieldstage.org.

    ·        Congratulations to Nat Beaumot who competed and placed 1st in the Northwest Regional K-12 Chinese Bridge Competition! He will travel to China to compete in the semi-finals!

    ·        Congratulations to our GHS Track athletes! All Finals are on Friday please come out and support our athletes.

    o   Antwan Brown Jr. – Shot put 6th place

    o   Gabriel True – 800M 11th place

    o   Kayla Brundidge – High Jump 7th place

    o   4X1 (6:40PM)

    o   4X2 (4:15PM) Relays and the following athletes have moved into the finals (Gemma Walker, Ella Parker, Lyric Harris, Jyotika Chung, My-Chelle Kirk, Sydney Santos, and Taylor Kim)

    o   Lyric Harris – 200M (8:05PM) and Triple Jump (3PM)

    o   Sydney Santos – 400M (6:55PM)

    o   Ellie Dunn – 100 Hurdles (5 :15PM)

    o   Maggie Lear – Pole Vault (2 :30)

    o   Umoya McKinney – Shot Put (3PM)

    o   Isabel Schmidt – 3200 (5:55PM)

    o   Relays (Gemma Walker, Ella Parker, Lyric Harris, Jyotika Chung, My-Chelle Kirk, Sydney Santos, and Taylor Kim) and the above athletes have moved into the finals.

    ·        Congratulations to Garfield Softball! Our Softball team qualified for the State Championship Tournament by defeating Juanita 2-1 on Tuesday. They play Thursday and Friday at Southwest Athletic Complex in the SeaKing Final Four. Also, for the first time at Garfield, GHS Softball has the Metro league MVP on our team.  Please congratulate Kaia Simpson on being voted MVP by league coaches! Please congratulate two more Bulldogs who were named to the All-Metro team.  Please congratulate both Josie Barker and Nicola Simpson on their fantastic accomplishment.  

    ·        Please come to ELL Family Night! Thursday, May 24th from 6:15-8:15 in the Garfield Commons. Enjoy family, friends, food, and student presentations! Please come and support your fellow ELL students. Thank you!

    ·        Attention 9th, 10th, and 11th graders! It’s time to start thinking about Leadership opportunities at Garfield. Are you interested in leading class-wide projects? Supporting all-school activities? Representing your classmates to ASG, administration, parent organizations, and school board? Building community within your class? Associated Students Body (class officer) applications are available NOW outside the Activities Center and are due May 24th at 4:00.

    OFF-CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

    COLLEGE, CAREER, AND COUNSELING

    • On Wednesday, May 23rd at 7pm, UW will host an eclectic group of universities from across the country— united by a common commitment to making college available to all. Join Reed College, Yale University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Washington (Bothell & Seattle campuses) for a 90-minute information session to answer your questions about admissions and affordability. For more information, visit the Career Center! 

    ·        The last opportunity to take the PE test will be on Tuesday, May 29th, at 4:00 pm in the Commons. Check the lists outside the Counseling Office and Ms. Manuel’s Office in 304 to see if you need to take the test.

    • Yale Visit: Yale University will be hosting an information session in the GHS Career Center during advisory on Thursday, May 24th. To join, students can sign up in the Career Center.
    • College Essay Workshop:  Looking to get help writing your personal statements for college? Then join us in the GHS library on Tuesday, June 5th from 6-7:30pm. Learn tips and tricks on how to write your best essay! Students can sign-up in the career center. 

    ·        The Seattle Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and The League of Women Voters will partner to host a voter registration drive for students who are currently 18 or will be 18 by the next election in the GHS Commons during lunch Tuesday, May 22, Wednesday, May 23, and Thursday, May 24!!! 

    GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

    ·        Need tutoring? Stop by the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 3:45 – 5:45pm to get help with homework.

    ·        Need Support? Worried about a friend? Confidential support is available through the Student Assistance Program, come see Ms. Danielle Bock in the Q

    ·        Are you feeling stressed or anxious? Would you like mental health support? Stop by the Teen Health Center on the first floor and make an appointment with Ms. Moore to talk about emotional and mental health concerns, including family, social and academic problems.

    CLASS ANNOUNCEMENTS

    2018

    ·        Grad product pick-ups will be TODAY during Advisory and Lunch in the Commons! Visit highschool.herffjones.com or call 1-800-800-4083 for more info.

    ·        Grad Night! The PTSA-sponsored graduation celebration will happen after graduation and last all night! Register to spend the evening doing fun activities with your friends. Forms are available outside the Activities Center in the Commons. Scholarships are available! Ms. Theo will be here on Wednesdays and Fridays 5/23-6/8 in the Commons to answer questions, distribute paperwork, and accept payment. Regular price for students is $50, and financial aid is available. Contact Ms. Antoncich at smantoncich@seattleschools.org for more info!

    ·        SENIORS!!! Prom tickets are on sale NOW. Tickets are set at $30 w/ASB sticker or free & reduced lunch letter, and $35 w/o. Prices go up after 6/1, so be sure to get yours ASAP!

    ·        Prom Guest Passes are available now outside the Activities Center and in the Main Office. They are due to the Main Office by 6/1, but turn yours in early to get the cheapest ticket prices!

    2019

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    CLUBS

    CORE

    Mon, Lunch (Staff)

    232

    Earth Service Corps

    Mon, Lunch

    225

    Model United Nations

    Mon, Lunch

    227

    Programming Club

    Mon/Fri, Lunch

    115A

    Girls Who Code

    Mon, After School

    115

    Water First

    Every other Mon, Lunch

    223a

    ATHLETICS

    ·        Do you play football, volleyball, golf, run cross country, or are a girl who swims, dives or plays soccer?  If you’re a freshman, sophomore or junior, NOW IS THE TIME TO REGISTER FOR FALL SPORTS!  The window is open now through June 8th.  Get more information on the school’s website under Athletics.

    ·        Are you looking to play a sport in the summer or fall and are in need of a sports physical? If so, stop by the Teen Health Center and schedule an appointment with Ms. Jahtia today. Just an FYI, sports paperwork is now being accepted for fall sports, if you want to be ahead of the game, come in and schedule your sports physical in the THC. IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY!!!

    For up-to-date schedules, visit www.metroleaguewa.org

    Remember, Be LOUD, Be PROUD, and CHEER for your own Team! GO BULLDOGS!