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March 11, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Racist social media posts: A life lesson learned

Occasionally life throws us something ugly. We have the option to embrace and grow the ugliness, or we can reject it quickly and use it as a teachable moment to snatch the joy of victory from the agony of defeat. This was the choice facing the Issaquah High School and Garfield High School basketball teams Friday…


Comments | More in Sports | Topics: Garfield High School, Issaquah High School, Mack L. Hogans

October 9, 2013 at 7:32 AM

Garfield hazing

Coverage is one-sided I am a student at Garfield High School. This fall in my Language Arts Honors class we learned about a “single story.” A single story is only hearing one side of an event, creating stereotypes of people and incomplete stories. Who knew we would experience a single story about Garfield students and hazing? While…


Comments | Topics: Garfield High School, hazing

October 4, 2013 at 7:31 AM

Garfield hazing

Parents partly to blame Before my son had the opportunity to attend Garfield High School, I met with Principal Ted Howard to discuss my concern about froshing (hazing). [“Garfield hazing grows ugly; police, school investigating,” NWWednesday, Oct.2]. This occurs twice a year by the generally popular upperclass toward the freshman class. To not be froshed is a…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: froshing, Garfield High School, hazing