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    Vision Statement: We are committed to ensuring that ALL students are equitably supported in their academic, social-emotional, and college & career development.

    Mission Statement: We provide counseling services that are based on the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) model ( In partnership with students, families, staff and community resources, we aim to provide students with a comprehensive support system that facilitates and encourages academic success, social-emotional health, and college & career readiness.

    In an effort to increase communication, the counselors are using Remind and Twitter.
    Remind is a communication tool that helps educators connect instantly with students and parents by sending a quick simple message to any device. Please sign up for Remind Text notifications for important updates from the Counseling Office!

    Class of 2019 - send a text message to 81010 with the message @2019ghsb

    Class of 2020 - send a text message to 81010 with the message @2020ghsb

    Class of 2021 - send a text message to 81010 with the message @2021ghsb

    Class of 2022 - send a text message to 81010 with the message @2022ghsb

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    Garfield Counseling is now on Twitter! Our handle is @garfieldcounsel
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    About Us:

    Room: 104 Phone: 206-252-2304
    Hours: Mon,Tues,Thur, Fri- 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
                                   Wed- 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Fax:     206-252-2271

    Garfield's 2018-2019 Counselors:
    Assignments by Grade and Last Name

    A - J 10th-12th Grades Daniel Lee,
    Head Counselor ​
    K - Z 10th-12th Grades
    Chelsey Thomas
    Running Start
    Ray Willis
    HCC 10th-12th Grades
    Ken Courtney 206-252-2366
    9th Grade Kandace Alston 206-252-2280

    Counseling Support Staff:

    Counseling Secretary Traci Ikegami 206-252-2304
    Registrar Missy Chow 206-252-2364
    School Psychologist Justin Young 206-252-2285
    College and Career Center
    Tiffany Bigham