• ghscentennial

Updated: Feb 23, 2020

There will be an event for current and former Garfield High School Staff on the day of the Garfield High School Librarian Centennial Celebration!

We will be having this activity from 10 to 11 am in the Library. Former Garfield High School Librarian Janet Woodward is chair. Janet will be taking RSVPs and answering questions at her email:

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The Garfield High School Centennial Celebration Committee is honored to announce Bruce Harrell '76 as the emcee for the Garfield High School Centennial Celebration!

On November 22, 1975, Bruce Harrell took the field for Garfield High School in the game remembered as the best game in the history of Memorial Stadium, even the best Washington high school sports event of the 20th century. On that day, Blanchet High School beat Garfield 42-35 in a four-overtime football game featuring an array of future stars. Bruce Harrell was a starting linebacker and captain for Garfield

In 1984, Bruce graduated from the University of Washington School of Law. He has served in a variety of leadership roles, representing kids and seniors, union members, non-profits, affordable housing companies and working as a senior attorney for technology and telecommunication companies. He served on the Seattle City Council from 2007 to 2019, retiring as City Council President

We are proud to have Bruce as our emcee!

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  • ghscentennial

Updated: Dec 18, 2019

Here's why we ask:

The Garfield Messenger is planning a Special Edition for the 2020 Centennial celebration, the 100th Anniversary of Garfield.

If you were on the Messenger staff and are interested in writing an article or being a guest editor, please contact Joel Milstein @ with your role and year on the Messenger and he will extend both an invite and explain the details, expectations and deadlines.

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The Garfield High School Centennial Celebration

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