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[Video] Great Enthusiasm for Science Club

September 9, 2022

Images from the first Science Alliance meetings of the 2022-23 school year

Weekly Announcements

Weekly Announcements

September 7, 2022

ASB wants to encourage you to: Enjoy your first weeks back to school Events & Celebrations - Sep 09 - Science Club Meet - 12 - Lunch Bball Tourney sign-up Per 1 - 12 - Chocolate Fundraiser...

Labor and Management strike a deal (1947)

The Pullman Strike of 1894

September 4, 2022

In 1893 the Pullman Palace Car Company reduced the wages of its workers by 25 percent, while keeping living expenses the same in the workplace community. A delegation of workers protested the wage reduction...

[Video] Thank you Kindly

Thoughts before entering high school
May 31, 2022

Eighth Graders honor their friends and loved ones before leaving for high school Annie Huang ('22) This school year at Garvey Intermediate we joined together with the rest of the world to do our...

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

May 27, 2022

Arlington National Cemetery prepares for another Flags In tradition for Memorial Day on May 30. The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment honors America's soldiers who have died in battle for freedom by placing American...

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In Person Commencement at USC

May 26, 2022

On May 13 graduates of the Class of 2022 from USC participated in an in-person commencement ceremony at 8:30 a.m at Exposition Park. 70,000 people gathered in person to celebrate over 19,000 degrees...

Teachers vs Students Game

Teachers vs Students Game

May 25, 2022

Garvey teachers/staff faced the students of Woodcraft for a spirited match. Mr. Herrera and Ms. Mancia led the teachers to victory. Later that day, the Mustang squad defeated the Knights of Temple. Mr....

Yearbook Sales

Yearbook Sales

May 12, 2022

Thank you for buying a Garvey yearbook. Special thanks to all students and staff who participated in Garvey Yearbook sales. Together we were able to sell 119 yearbooks in three days. We sold another 80...

Disney CEO Bob Chapek is at the center of a feud over the Parental Rights in Education Act with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (Provided by Disney via Getty)

Florida and Disney

May 9, 2022

The Florida House of Representatives voted to dissolve Walt Disney World of its self governing status, which might significantly impact Disney World's finances. The Florida SB4 bill dissolves the Reedy...

School Activities 21-22

School Activities 21-22

May 7, 2022

ASB wants to encourage you to: Watch the Teachers vs Students Bball game on 5/25 (2pm) at the outdoor courts and pick up your Garvey Yearbook on 5/26 at lunch at the Equipment Room. Events &...

Presidents and California

Presidents and California

May 2, 2022

California is the home of two Presidential Libraries and Museums: the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley and the Richard Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Other U.S. presidents have spent significant years...

Trending on Social Media

Trending on Social Media

May 1, 2022

Stranger Things 4 Vol 1 (Episodes 1-7) was released on May 27 with a new villain Vecna terrorizing the town of Hawkins, Indiana in 1986. With $30 million spent on each episode, the Duffer Brothers (Chapman...

Celebrating Mom

Celebrating Mom

May 1, 2022

This year we celebrate our mothers on May 8 for Mother's Day. President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill in 1914 designating the second Sunday of May as a national holiday to be called "Mother's Day." Parade...

Three on Three at Lunch

Three on Three at Lunch

April 18, 2022

On March 22 Garvey kicked off a March Madness of their own with a basketball tournament 3 on 3 competition. The champion teams were Connor's Team (eighth-grade) and Slurp Fish Henry (seventh-grade). All...

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Easter Egg Roll Returns

April 15, 2022

The annual White House Easter Egg Roll event returns this year on the Monday after Easter Sunday. The White House has hosted this children event since 1878 (Pres. Hayes administration) where children gather...

[Video] Gardens at the Huntington

April 3, 2022

Spring is back at the Huntington Botanical Gardens. The three-acre Rose Garden is filled with over 1,300 different cultivated plants and flowers, including the "Huntingon's 100th," a pastel yellow and...

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The Russia Ukraine Conflict

April 1, 2022

To stop Ukraine from joining NATO, a European- North American- Eurasian military alliance of 30 countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin deployed 150,000 troops near Ukraine's borders. The Russian...

Justice Breyer in 1994 (Provided by Getty Images)

Justice Breyer to Retire

April 1, 2022

After serving almost 30 years on the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer (83 years old) will retire at the end of this term. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson (51 yrs old) of the US Court of Appeals for the...

The Blue Devils and Coach K advance to the Final Four in New Orleans (provided by USA Today)

Duke advances to Final Four

March 31, 2022

Final Four team Duke lost to their arch rival North Carolina in New Orleans. After 42 years as head coach, Coach Krzyzewski, will retire from coaching basketball after this, his final season. The Tar Heels...

Encanto, CODA and Will Smith win Oscars

Encanto, CODA and Will Smith win Oscars

15.4 million watched the 94th Academy Awards
March 25, 2022

Encanto, CODA, and The Power of the Dog were the top winners at the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Jessica Chastain and Will Smith were named best actress and best actor. This was...

Remembering Cesar Chavez

Remembering Cesar Chavez

March 24, 2022

Garvey Intermediate will honor National Farm Workers Association founder Cesar Chavez on March 28. After spending two years in the U.S. Navy in 1946, Chavez moved to San Jose, California and served...

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Mask Mandate Ends

LA County dropped school mask mandates on March 12
March 11, 2022

Indoor masking is now not required for students and staff at schools in LAUSD starting March 23.  The LAUSD Board of Education and the teacher's union agreed to align with the county recommendations and...

In the Air with Drones

In the Air with Drones

March 10, 2022

The home security company Ring has produced a drone camera for home surveillance. The Ring Always Home Cam can fly around your home and monitor any unusual activity to deter home invaders. This year Walmart...

How Reclassification Works

How Reclassification Works

March 10, 2022

Information about the reclassification of ELD students

Study Skills

Study Skills

March 9, 2022

Study skills for academic achievement

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Six Weeks of Lent

March 5, 2022

"Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return," says the priest as he applies the cross of ashes on a worshipper's forhead. Ash Wednesday falls on March 2 this year and it marks the beginning...

Haitian migrants entering Del Rio, Texas through Mexico (Provided by AP)

Title 42 Immigration Policy

March 5, 2022

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky stated that the CDC will stop authorizing U.S. border agents to expel migrants without asylum interviews starting May 23. This decision was made because of the drop in Covid-19...

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Value Investing with Buffet

March 5, 2022

As the world economy slowly recovers, successful investors like billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffet are showing greater interest in investing in businesses with high growth potential. Buffet's Berkshire...

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Biden Promotes “Unity Agenda”

March 2, 2022

In his State of the Union speech President Biden attempted to unite Americans of diverse political opinions together. "We are stronger today than we were a year ago. And we will be stronger a year from...

Clocks Spring Forward at 2AM

Clocks Spring Forward at 2AM

March 1, 2022

Starting on March 13 mornings will be darker and evenings will be brighter until 7 p.m. as Daylight Saving Time begins. On November 7, mornings became brighter at 6 a.m. and evenings were darker at...

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Washington’s Legacy

February 21, 2022

Every year the city of Alexandria in Virginia hosts a birthday celebration for America's first president, George Washington. In addition to a parade on February 21 there will be other activities such...

Team USA figure skating wins the silver medal. If Team Russia is found guilty of cheating, USA may be given the gold medal.  From left: Evan Bates, Madison Chock, Alexa Knieirm, Brandon Frazier, Nathan Chen (trains in Irvine), Karen Chen (Fremont, CA) Provided by Hartford Courant

Norway Leads Medal Count in Beijing

Team Russia figure skating is being investigated for cheating
February 17, 2022

As the Winter Olympics conclude Norway has once again topped the leader board with 37 medals - 16 gold, 8 silver, 13 bronze. The defending Norway champion Olympic team has won most of their medals in the...

Snowboarder Chloe Kim

Chloe Kim Wins Gold in Beijing

Nathan Chen is golden as "Rocket Man"
February 15, 2022

Olympic champion Chloe Kim returned to the Winter Olympics on February 4, winning gold in the half-pipe, representing her country and adding to her three gold medals in snowboarding. At the Mountain Dew...

Rams defeat the Bengals to win their second Super Bowl title. Matthew Stafford, Aaron Donald, Cooper Kupp and their families celebrate the team win

Rams Win Second SB Title on Sunday

February 10, 2022

The LA Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 to win their second Super Bowl title at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Wide receiver Cooper Kupp received the game MVP award with 100 yards and 2 touchdowns. Rams...

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Pres. Youth Fitness Program

February 9, 2022

In 2014, the mandated Presidential Fitness Test was replaced by the voluntary Pres. Youth Fitness Program. The Obama Administration aimed to prioritize individual health over athletic excellence. In 1956,...

Trending on SM: February

Trending on SM: February

February 5, 2022

South Korean based MMO game, Lost Ark, launched in North America and Europe on February 11. The RPG from Amazon Games resembles Diablo and World of Warcraft, where players can slay villains and collect...

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Supreme Court Keeps Texas Abortion Law in Place

February 3, 2022

The Supreme Court upheld the Texas Senate Bill 8 law which prohibits abortion after embryonic cardiac activity (the heartbeat) is detected. The heartbeat is usually detected about six weeks into the pregnancy....

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US Birthrate falls 4% to Record Low

February 1, 2022

The US birthrate has dropped to 1979 levels according to reports from the Centers for Disease Control. More people die every day than are being born, contends the CDC, which means the US is "below replacement...

Flashback: Garvey Alums over the Years

Flashback: Garvey Alums over the Years

January 16, 2022

Mustangs of the Past and Present

Martin Luther King III and his daughter Yolanda Renee in 2020 (Provided by Getty Images)

By the Content of Their Character

January 14, 2022

America honors the reverend Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17 this year. In 1963 King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in front of 250,000 people where he stated, "I have...

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Chicago Public Schools suspend In Person Learning

January 6, 2022

Schools in the Chicago Public School District cancelled in person learning on January 5, but plan on resuming in person learning on January 12. Seventy-three percent of the teachers in the Chicago Teachers...

English Lang Development Activities

English Lang Development Activities

January 3, 2022

Teachers: Ms. Mak, Ms. Rivera    

Learning with Math Antics

January 2, 2022

The Mathantics math tutorial YouTube channel has 2.28M subscribers. Users find math concepts clearly explained in fun and accessible videos created by two friends, Rob and Jeremy, from Southern California.  

Bailey and Sharkie share a moment at the NHL All Star Game in Las Vegas

Vegas hosts Hockey All Star Game

January 2, 2022

The Metro Division led by Claude Giroux defeated the Central Division 5-3 to win the NHL All-Star Game in Las Vegas. Philly Flyers captain Giroux was named game MVP for scoring two goals. The NHL did not...

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Everything is More Expensive

January 2, 2022

The Labor Department reports that inflation jumped 7% in 2021, the biggest jump in 40 years. In 2021, used car prices rose 37%, shelter costs rose 4%, and energy costs rose 29%. At the grocery store, customers...

Kedon Slovis transferred to Pittsburgh in December 2021 after sharing the QB position with Jaxson Dart (Provided by Sports Illustrated)

Trojan QB transfers to Pittsburgh

January 1, 2022

Over 77,000 fans watched the Notre Dame Irish football team rout the USC Trojans (31-16) in South Bend, Indiana on October 23. Irish quarterback Jack Coan connected for 189 yards and 1 TD, while running...

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Rose Parade ’22

January 1, 2022

The annual New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena returned to Colorado Boulevard for 2022. Event organizers expected 700,000 spectators along the six miles of the parade route. Many viewers camped out...

[Video] Outdoor Shows for Students

December 12, 2021

The Mustang Musicians of Mr. Drange's music class performed their holiday show to Garvey students on Friday, December 10.  Students from Ms. Dale, Mr. Cardenas, Ms. Zaidi, and Mr. Cheung’s class attended...

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Enforce the Anti-Camping Ordinance

December 10, 2021

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a city ordinance to restrict the homeless from camping on sidewalks and public places. Garcetti, who was confirmed by the Senate to become ambassador to India, stated, "We...

Lakers President Jeanie Buss with new Lakers, Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony, along with returning Lakers, Trevor Ariza and Dwight Howard (Provided by Beverly Hills Courier)

NBA Games on Christmas

December 5, 2021

The NBA has five games scheduled on Christmas Day including head to head match ups between the Lakers versus the Nets and the Warriors versus the Suns. The Lakers Nets game may be postponed because 10...

Survey Results: December

Survey Results: December

December 5, 2021

Mustangs are very thankful for their phones which sadly outranked their parents and friends at school in the survey. Students said that they were excited to get a Christmas tree and watch a new movie in...

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden celebrates the Christmas season

Christmas Tree honored in Washington

December 3, 2021

Christmas tree growers Rusty and Beau Estes have been selected once again to have one of their Christmas trees honored at the White House. An 18 1/2 foot Fraser fir from Peak Farms of Jefferson, North...

Bing Crosby, Perry Como, and Arthur Godfrey harmonize in 1950

The Singing Barber

December 2, 2021

As a child, Pierino "Perry" Como, dreamed of being the best barber in town, and at the age of 13 he had his own barber chair at the Fragapane Barber Shop near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At 14 he became...

Hokas super comfy and trendy Bondi X (Provided by Runners World)

Hoka for Comfort & Style

December 1, 2021

Every year Nike sells the most shoes in the US, with the company earning $38 billion dollars in annual sales worldwide and $17B domestically. Vans and Timberland’s parent company VF (formerly Vanity...

Oculus 2 VR headset (Provided by Forbes)

Gift Giving Season

November 25, 2021

Shoppers had a chance to burn off the Thanksgiving calories by collecting gifts on Black Friday. Walmart offered some of the best deals for bargain hunters. Electronics like the Samsung 60-inch Class 4K...

First Reactions to Rittenhouse Verdict

First Reactions to Rittenhouse Verdict

November 16, 2021

18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted on all charges in the 2020 shooting of three men. Rittenhouse was charged with first-degree intentional homicide, which carries a life in prison sentence. The...

Food and services for homeless people during the holidays

LA Mission Provides Meals for Homeless

November 15, 2021

3,000 homeless people on Skid Row were served hot turkey meals in person, the day before Thanksgiving by the Los Angeles Mission. Last year the LA Mission followed Covid protocols and provided to-go Thanksgiving...

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Amazon, Walmart, and the Pandemic

November 10, 2021

In 2020 Amazon sales jumped 37.6% to $386 billion while Walmart increased sales by 6.7% to $559B. For Amazon this was the fastest year-over-year increase since 2011 reports John Dobosz of Forbes. Walmart...

Provided by The Delaware News Journal (11.11.2019)

White House Salutes Veterans

November 7, 2021

From the White House Briefing Room: America has the greatest Armed Forces in the history of the world.  To those who serve and those that serve alongside them — their families and caregivers —...

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Kobe & Lakers Murals

November 3, 2021

Los Angeles County is home to over 1,000 murals from Santa Monica to Pomona and Glendale to Long Beach. Ever since the tragic death of Laker basketball star Kobe Bryant, artists have produced new creative...

Rehearsal for Performances Underway

Rehearsal for Performances Underway

November 2, 2021

LIVE Double Feature - Peter Pan and Our Town performances on December 2 for Elective Classes only Take a wild journey back to Neverland with Tinkerbell, Peter Pan, Wendy, and the Lost Boys as they match...

Ceramic Tile Mural from the students of Cathedral School ND (Provided by Incredible Art Dept)

Ceramic Projects

November 1, 2021

A ceramic is a product made from clay and nonmetallic materials, including pottery, tiles, brick, and glass. Heat can be used to change the form of the ceramic and color can be added to give the ceramic...

Every other queue closed for Covid safety

[Video] Covid Safe Dining on Campus

October 31, 2021

Due to COVID safety measures, the cafeteria dining room is closed to students during regular hours. Students can pick up their school breakfast in the morning and eat in the outdoor dining area under the...

Tarah, Daniel, and Michelle present their Harry Potter masterpiece

[Video] Halloween Spirit Week Uplifts Spirits

October 30, 2021

Schedule for Halloween Spirit Week (10/25-29) October 25 Monday - Wear a red shirt to speak out against drug abuse Tuesday - Wear a sports jersey. Disaster Drill @ 9am. Watch party - FIRST lunch...

Return of the Pumpkin Donuts

Return of the Pumpkin Donuts

October 23, 2021

The Donut Man in Glendora has brought back their fresh pumpkin donuts as fall approaches. The fresh strawberry and tiger tails remain best sellers.

Officer Able Estopin greets Pastor Tyric Cagle in South LA (Provided by StarTribune)

Cities Increase Funding for Police as Crime Soars

October 20, 2021

After cutting $15 million from the police bureau's budget last year, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is now trying to recruit more police officers as crime rises to historic levels in his city. In 2021, there...

General Colin Powell with  General Schwarzkopf in 1991

In Memoriam: Colin Powell

October 16, 2021

Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, Colin Powell, has died at the age of 84. He was suffering from Parkinson's disease and was treated for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that weakens...

Jed Harris Presents

Our Town (1938)

October 10, 2021

Program Notes for Our Town from Playbill OurTown_FrankCraven38 Mustang of the Month - Garvey Players P2 - Emily Amezcua, Jackson Lam, Julissa Del Toro, Jericho Pagaduan P3 - Zoreimy Melgar,...

Pewdiepie is not a fan of Squid Game

Trending on Socials: October

October 10, 2021

According to CNBC, this year the TikTok platform reached 1 billion active users, but still trails Facebook’s 2.85B monthly active users. In June, President Biden revoked and replaced President Trump’s...

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Columbus Day Parade returns to New York

October 10, 2021

The annual Columbus Day parade returns to New York City on October 11. According to ABC7 NY, 2021 Grand Marshal, Michael Pascucci, will lead the 77th Columbus Day Parade beginning at 11:30 am ET. Over...

Tesla Model Y (2021) safety features (Courtesy of Tesla)

Tesla leaves CA for Texas

October 7, 2021

On Thursday October 7, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla would be moving its headquarters from Palo Alto, California, to Austin, Texas. Tesla joins other tech giants like Oracle and Hewlett Packard...

by Perla Marina

Survey Results: October

October 5, 2021

Garvey students give a big thumbs up to Halloween treats (especially anything with chocolate) and dressing up in costumes. Mustangs are wild about the Hocus Pocus film and the Twilight movie with Bella...

EDG wins first League of Legends Championship in Iceland

October 5, 2021

2020 League of Legends world champion DWG KIA failed to defend their title this year in Iceland. The upstart EDward Gaming from Shanghai, China won their first Worlds title with a 3-2 Grand Final win. The...

Scored by Alexandre Desplat

The Wes Anderson Experience

October 2, 2021

Frequent Wes Anderson musical collaborator Alexandre Desplat returns to the big screen with a new score for Anderson's French Dispatch. The French composer won an Oscar for Best Original Score for his...

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Woolly Sweaters to Keep Warm

October 2, 2021

As the seasons turn and the temperatures in Rosemead drop to 54F, students at Garvey are starting to trade their shorts and tank tops for jeans, hoodies, sweaters, and raincoats. One local outdoor retailer,...

PBis Pride Ticket Nominations

PBis Pride Ticket Nominations

October 1, 2021

To encourage a positive and encouraging school environment, Garvey students and staff can nominate other students and staff for demonstrating the Garvey expected schoolwide learning results. These goals...

Father and son clash in Marvels Shang-Chi which has earned over $200 million in the US since its release on September 3 (Courtesy of Marvel Studios)

Shang Chi is Legendary

September 30, 2021

Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, was historic in many ways. It is a movie about the first ever Asian superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe....

Decorating for Halloween: A Look Back

Decorating for Halloween: A Look Back

September 24, 2021

Seventh-graders and eighth-graders let their imaginations run wild while decorating classroom doors in 2019. Ms. Ngeth's homeroom is awarded first prize for Beware, Mr. Naka - second prize for Coco, Mr....

[Video] June & July & Aug

September 20, 2021

My favorite summer experiences was celebrating my birthday when I went to the mall with friends. Two of my friends from San Francisco came to visit LA and we went to the beach together. I hope my next...

The Dow Jones rises from 28k to 35k in 2021 (Provided by Yahoo Finance)

Top Dow Jones Stocks of ’21

September 20, 2021

Investor's Business Daily released a list of the top Dow Jones stocks of the year with Goldman Sachs (+43%), American Express (+39%), and Microsoft (27%) leading the pack.  

LETS GO!!! Hyped for the new school year (2018) /// Bottom (from left): Ms. Dale, Ms. Mancia, Ms. McClure, Ms. Anderson, Ms. U, Ms. Alvarez, Ms. Wong, Mr. Cardenas, Ms. Mak, Ms. Ngeth, Mr. Alarcon, Ms. Williams, Ms. Liza, Ms. Herbert, Ms. Dominguez, Ms. Tran /// Middle (from left) Mr. Chow, Mr. Castroll, Ms. Chan, Ms. Sato, Ms. Zaidi, Ms. Molina, Ms. Tang-Quick, Ms. Tamura, Mr. Wong, Mr. Green, Mr. Celis, Mr. Cheung, Mr. Chavez, Mr. Habibi, Mr. Naka, Mr. Drange /// Top (from left): Mr. Richardson, Ms. Rivera, Ms. Kasababian, Mr. Huerta, Mr. Valdez

Meet your Teachers

September 16, 2021

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Warner wins Gold for Decathlon

September 10, 2021

Canadian track and field star, Damian Warner made history as the first gold medalist from Canada in the mens decathlon at the Tokyo Olympics. Warner earned 9,018 points, competing in 10 different grueling...

Provided by Carl Purcell (Fine Art America)

Greek Myths in Literature

September 10, 2021

Seventh-grade students are learning about the mythical Greek inventor, Daedalus and his wayward son, Icarus. According to Greek legend, Daedalus murdered his nephew Perdix, and he was banished from Athens...

Garvey holds in person Promotion Ceremony

September 9, 2021

The eighth-grade promotion ceremony on Garvey Field at 11:30 am (courtesy of The Garvey School District)

16 year old Abby Sunderland aboard Wild Eyes before her solo voyage around the world in January 2010. (Provided by Lisa Gizara)

Teen Sailor Attempts to sail solo Around the World

September 9, 2021

In Mr. Richardson and Mr. Navarette's classes, students learned about the teen sailor, Abby Sunderland, from Thousand Oaks, who attempted to sail around the world by herself. On January 23, 2010 she boarded...

Newspaper Advisors (2021-22)

Newspaper Advisors (2021-22)

September 6, 2021

Michael Cheung  (Rm 403) Hello Garvey, thank you for visiting our school newspaper and I hope that you enjoy the stories, the pictures, and the content created by your friends here on the newspaper...

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