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    Class of 2017 Updated 5/24/17
    Posted on 04/04/2017

    Important dates and information for the class of 2017 updated 5/1/17.
    New grad product distribution dates! 5/8 and 5/9 at lunch in the Commons!

    Class of 2017

    Class of 2017

    Important Dates & Information

    Senior Class Meetings

    o 5/30 – Final chat before FINALS, PURPLE & WHITE, REHEARSAL and GRADUATION during 2nd period


    Graduation Products

    o Contact Louis Bremond with National Achiever at 1-800-800-4083 or

    o Pre-ordered graduation products will be distributed on 5/8 and 5/9 in the Commons at lunch


    Senior Speakers at Graduation

    o Email Ms. Antoncich at

    o Auditions 4/17 in the Activities Center during lunch


    National Anthem at Graduation

    o Email Ms. Antoncich at

    o Auditions 4/17 and 4/24 in the Activities Center during lunch


    Valedictorians (finalized after 3rd Quarter Grades)

    o Valedictorians-turn in your quote to Ms. Antoncich, Activity Coordinator (outside AC or via email:

    • First and last name on paper
    • Schedule of all six classes/subject/room/teacher
    • Home telephone number
    • Typed
    • Double spaced
    • Typed parents/name and signature
    • Due no later than May 26, 2017


    Senior Prom

    o 6/2/17 9:00-12:00

    o Fremont Foundry | 154 N 35th St, Seattle 98103

    o Ticket Sales in the Activities Center during lunch

    • 5/1-5$20$15 with ASB$10 with free/reduced lunch letter
    • 5/8-12$25$20 with ASB$10 with free/reduced lunch letter
    • 5/15-19$30$25 with ASB$10 with free/reduced lunch letter
    • 5/22-26$35$30 with ASB$10 with free/reduced lunch letter
    • 5/30-6/2$40$35 with ASB$10 with free/reduced lunch letter


    Purple and White

    o 6/9/7, 8:00-11:00 @ Seattle Design Center

    o 6/5-6/8 at lunch - $12 | $10 with ASB Sticker or Free/Reduced Lunch; 6/9 at lunch and after school $15 | $12 with ASB Sticker | $10 Free/Reduced Lunch Letter



    o Limited yearbooks are still available

    • $60 from Mr. Lovre in room 201
    • Online at – school ID #6259
    • Thanks to the PTSA, a limited number of $20 yearbooks are available for students on Free/Reduced lunch

    o Available to Seniors starting Monday 6/5 in the library after school

    Senior Celebration

    o Thursday, June 8th – Quincy Jones Performing Arts Center/Commons 6:00-8:00PM


    Checkout/Testing schedule

    o Senior Finals           Wednesday, June 14 (1-3-5)

    Thursday, June 15 (2-4-6)

    o Senior Check-Out – Monday, June 19 and Tuesday, June 20


    Commencement Rehearsal

    o Wednesday, June 21 – 12:00pm @ Memorial Stadium; Seniors should arrive at the NE entrance by 11:45

    o Bring Caps and Gowns for a Class Picture; Herff Jones will be available for cap/gown pick-up



    o Wednesday, June 21 – 8pm to 9:30pm at Memorial Stadium – 5th and Harrison, Seattle 98109

    o Parking

    • Various lots around the Seattle Center from $10-$15


      • 5th Ave. Garage 5th Ave N. & Republican Street – Capacity of  1,021 spaces
      • Mercer Garage – 3rd Ave. N. & Roy Street – Capacity of 1,439 spaces
      • 1st Ave. N. Garage – Between John & Thomas Street – Capacity of 654 spaces
      • Second Ave. – 2nd Ave. N. south of Mercer Street – Capacity of 22 spaces


    • Accessible parking available in the lot just east of the Stadium

    o Graduates

    • Arrive by 7:15pm
    • Arrive in plenty of time to allow for parking / walking / last minute instructions /talking with and greeting classmates / checking your appearance.
    • Please arrive in your cap and gown.
    • Enter thru the Memorial Stadium Parking Lot/ North Stands, entrance marked “GRADUATES ONLY
    • Students will be seated on the Field facing the stage.  There is no covering if it rains. 

    o Guests

    • Enter on the Southeast side of the stadium
    • Guests will be seated on the South side of the stadium
    • Please wait to enter until the 5:00 ceremony is finished
    • Accessible seating available in sections 9 and 11 on the main level concourse – cannot be reserved
    • Prime, Reserved Group of 10 seats available at PTSA Auction
    • Concessions will not be open during the ceremony

    o Photography

    • Yuen Lui Photography will be at the Ceremony to take pictures of Graduates receiving their diplomas and of family or group photos upon request.Visit their website to view and purchase photos or call 206-622-0561.

      o During the Ceremony

    • Please hold all applause until the end to give the audience and your classmates the chance to hear EVERYONE’s name being announced

    o After the Ceremony

    • Graduates, please arrange to meet your Families and Guests on the South side of the Stadium – in the area near the fountain
    • Graduates attending Grad Night should meet by the MoPop museum on the Southeast side of the stadium


    Garfield PTSA Graduation Night Party

    o Price $160/$50/$25/Scholarship (all transportation, food, entertainment)

    o No cell phones, bags

    o Tickets on sale at the Bulldog Counter in the front lobby during lunch Wednesdays and Fridays through 4/30 and every Friday in May, CASH OR CHECK only

    o Email


    Text Box: Grad Night is the annual senior class party sponsored by the PTSA. Immediately following the commencement ceremony on Wednesday, June 21, you will board charter buses and go to two "mystery" party venues for all-night entertainment, food, and fun, before you are deposited back at Garfield around 6:00 am. Your tickets help cover the cost for buses, food, entertainment, and a great graduation gift! Learn more about Grad Night, download required forms, and BUY YOUR TICKET NOW:


    Final College Transcripts

    o Stamped & Addressed Envelopes must be turned in to the Counseling Office at Senior Check-Out

    • To mail out Final Transcripts to colleges on your behalf
    • Neatly written or typed and have the school name, address, and appropriate postage. 
      • Here is a sample:         
        College Name

    Attn: Admissions Office

    Street Address

    City, State zip code

    • Include your Last Name, First Name on the back of the envelope
    • One envelope for each college and YOU need to look up and include the necessary information



    o  Available for pick-up in September in the Main Office


    Contact Information:


    GHS Counseling Office        Hours:  8:30-3:50 PM Monday - Friday


    Kandace Alston, Counselor        9th Grade Students      252-2280

    Daniel Lee, Head Counselor       10th-12th A-E            252-2365

    Ray Willis, Counselor               10th-12th F-K             252-2367

    Chelsey Thomas, Counselor       10th-12th L-Q            252-2377

    Ken Courtney, Counselor          10th-12th R-Z            252-2366


    Traci Ikegami, Counseling Secretary                        252-2304


    Missy Chow, Registrar                                         252-2364


    Main Office                                                     252-2270        fax: 252-2271


    Check the school website: for summer office hours.