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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



    Missy Chow


    School Psychologist

    Justin Young


    College and Career Center

    Tiffany Bigham


    Truancy Intervention Specialist

    Porcia Beard


    Academic Intervention Specialist

    Erik Burnett


    Academic Intervention Specialist

    Grishma Singh