Sign up for Bulldog Summer Academy for Incoming 9th Graders!


Garfield High School INVITES you to Bulldog Summer Academy

When will it happen? July 8 – August 2, Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 12:45 PM. NO MAKE-UP DAYS, SO YOU MUST COMMIT TO ATTEND FULL 4 WEEKS FOR CREDIT

Where will this happen? Garfield High School – a great opportunity to get to know your new school and new classmates!

What’s in it for you? Credit! .5 elective credit will be earned by putting in 95 hours, giving you a jump start on graduation requirements.

What’s the cost? FREE! Please bring a pencil and pen with you and we will provide a notebook.

What happens each day? Monday – Friday = classes taught by Garfield Teachers and Seattle Public School Teachers. You’ll participate in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) block as well as Humanities (Language Arts and Social Studies) block, and new this year a World Language block. Along with these classes you will become engaged with UW’s Teacher Education students in a variety of exciting activities including a college visit to the University of Washington!

What will you learn?

  1. How to handle rigorous courses in an academic environment and survive!
  2. How to set study & learning goals
  3. Garfield’s school culture –a jump start for feeling comfortable next year by interacting with staff and navigating your way around the building

Excited yet? Then… Commit as soon as possible! Complete the information sheet at THIS LINK: Bulldog Summer Academy Registration 2019 with Permission Slip. Application also available on the Garfield High School Website (scroll down to Additional Registration Information):

Mail or drop it off at Garfield High School by Friday, June 28. 400 23rd Ave, Seattle WA 98122. ATTN: Meghan S. Griffin/Summer Academy. Form MUST be postmarked or delivered to the main office at GHS by this date.  

EVERYONE in the class of 2023 is encouraged to participate. Get a Jump Start on the next four years!