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The Viking Vanguard

The student news site of Puyallup High School

The Viking Vanguard

The student news site of Puyallup High School

The Viking Vanguard

Junior Reflects on Lunar New Year Experiences
Andrea Melnik, News Editor // Published January 28, 2023
The Lunar New Year started Sunday, Jan. 22 this year and in the Chinese zodiac calendar, 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit.  
Black Puyallup sign made by BSU members. Photo by Katelyn Ervin.
Black Students Union Hosts Assembly
Published January 27, 2023
Image by Ashton Roberts
Winter Wonderland Ball Returns
Published December 13, 2022
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Matilda the Musical brings Dahl’s world to Netflix

Published January 27, 2023

Despite a few missteps, this was a fun movie musical.

Web Exclusive: Avatar Sequel Dazzles 13 Years Later

Web Exclusive: Avatar Sequel Dazzles 13 Years Later

Published January 18, 2023

Director James Cameron has crafted a beautiful and immersive sequel that masterfully expands the world of Pandora to the sea while keeping the heart of the original.

A Christmas Story Christmas Review

A Christmas Story Christmas Review

Published December 16, 2022

Is A Christmas Story Christmas good enough to be played 24 hours on Christmas Day? In short, no.

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Friendship Formed at Puyallup High School

Friendship Formed at Puyallup High School

Published December 16, 2022

The basketball team of 1972 had just captured another SPSL Championship for the sixth consecutive year and the football team reclaimed the league title. But behind the bright yellow jerseys and the leather balls, there was something more, something deeper. 

Alumni Coach Profile: Tony Batinovich

Published December 16, 2022

After 34 years of coaching girls volleyball and softball, former coach Tony Batinovich has discovered the key to making unforgettable memories and unbreakable bonds.  

Senior Finds Passion in Ice Hockey

Senior Finds Passion in Ice Hockey

Published November 29, 2022

Sports such as basketball, soccer, swimming, gymnastics are offered all over Washington state. But of all the common sports, senior Ripken Renner chose the physical sport of ice hockey.  

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Changes Set to Come in New Year

Published January 28, 2023

The beginning of every year brings an opportunity for change. Many people set their yearly goals in early January and these goals go on to define the outcome of their year. But for some people at Puyallup High School, change is a more complicated concept. 

New Year Rings in, Providing Outlet for Predictions

Published January 28, 2023

With each passing year, people aspire to better themselves and the environment around them. They also theorize what the new year will bring and it’s become almost a tradition to do so. It can be tailored to your own niche interests or foreseen about a global event. It’s unfurled throughout social media, spread through word of mouth, and broadcast to the masses, but we rarely see it within our own community: New Year’s predictions. 

Vikings Reminisce on Past Year

Published January 28, 2023

As the new year continues, the need and want for growth has become apparent, but it is hard to accomplish that without first reflecting on past experiences. 

Local Restaurant Offers Cheap Prices, Smiling Faces

Local Restaurant Offers Cheap Prices, Smiling Faces

Published January 28, 2023

Need a place to stop and eat or maybe a place to talk to new folks?  Well, come by and eat at Out and About Burgers up on South Hill with two different locations to choose from. 

KIRO 7 News Anchor Discusses Career, Charity and More

KIRO 7 News Anchor Discusses Career, Charity and More

Published January 27, 2023

I think that would probably be the thing I like most now is just feeling like I do kind of have a tentacle out into the community and helping in a little way,” Millman said.

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Friendship Formed at Puyallup High School

Mock Trial offers experiences outside of the norm

Published December 16, 2022

Standing apart from the usual slate of clubs such as Chess Club or Drama Club, Mock Trial offered a unique experience

Alumni remember high school, offer advice

Published May 6, 2021

Musical influences remain center stage for alumnus

Published May 6, 2021

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VNN Episode 11, Dec. 6, 2022
Published December 5, 2022

Inside Scoop, Season 2 Episode 1
Daniel Aponte, Staff // Published November 17, 2022

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Counselor Corner #7
Published October 28, 2022

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