The Viking Vanguard

Joy prepares for State Contest

March 26, 2015

Getting involved at school means something different to every student. Any club, music organization or sport, can prove to be demanding and time consuming in their own ways.Junior, Maddie Joy is involved at PHS in more ways than...

Staffer finds joy playing piano

February 19, 2015

The past 10 years of my life I have trained my fingers to remember specific melodies and their exact placement on a keyboard of 88 different keys. The piano is an integral part of my daily life. There are certain days burned...

Student opinion on vaping revealed

February 19, 2015

With a variety of different flavors all aimed at appealing to potential consumers, vape pens and e-cigarettes have seen an increase in usage among high school students across the country. Senior Jordan Binford thinks that students...

Music transcends generational gap

January 30, 2015

The awkward transition from the ‘80s to the ‘90s was the year of 1989 when hard grunge filled the air. Loud electric guitar in the background of screaming voices and angry shouts were the common sounds in the year 1989. Alternative...

Reporter Tours Puyallup

January 30, 2015

The best coffee you will ever have in your life comes from your hometown. The most mouthwatering meal in a sit down restaurant comes from your hometown. The place where you sit down to catch up with your old friends over some...

Band breaks sound barrier

October 7, 2014

Wind, brass and percussion. Out of the 1686 students at Puyallup High School, over 170 of them are enrolled in band. Senior Tiffany Nomakchteinsky plays a important role in the band as a drum major this school year, along with...

Students to participate in lahar drill

September 25, 2014

Savannah Jarrett Ten different schools in the Puyallup valley will be participating in a district-wide lahar drill Tuesday, Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m. Though the Puyallup School District has not avidly participated in systemati...

Wendy Herrera

September 3, 2014

Q: How was your first day of high school? A: It was a great experience and it was good to meet new people and it’s a good place to be in. Q: How do you feel about PHS and its environment? A: I like it here because the teach...

Ballet on Pointe

Jaycee House, AD Manager

March 11, 2014

Very rarely do you hear of someone who grows up to pursue the wild dream they had as a young child. Children have such a unique take on society and reality; they marvel when someone tells them to reach for the stars and feel they...