The Viking Vanguard

Montoya sings Carnegie Hall

Kameran Miller, Website Editor

April 15, 2015

The High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall challenges students to perform at their very best. Students rehearse and perform under experienced conductors and have the opportunity to perform in front of a...

Byrd prepares for release of new mixtape

Kameran Miller, Website Editor

March 12, 2015

Everyone has an outlet for self-expression. For some, it is sports—baseball, soccer, volleyball—whatever they can do to stay active. For others, it is art, whether it is painting, sketching, writing or singing. For...

‘Lazarus Effect’ proves cliche

Kameran Miller, Website Editor

March 12, 2015

Horror movies almost never begin with bad circumstances. Leads and characters usually begin their thrilling tale with the best of purposes, only to have their plans unravel into the chaos and destruction scary movie lovers pay...

Breaking Through the Haze

Patrick Fairbanks, Editor in Chief

February 25, 2015

Many high schools battle drug and alcohol issues on a daily basis, as well as the raising popularity of e-cigarettes. To combat these habits PHS has formed a Care Team to work with students and provide guidance for safe decision...

Internet radio enriches music

Kameran Miller, Website Editor

February 23, 2015

Music lovers everywhere are always looking for a cheap and easy way to get the music they love fast and on demand, bringing a rise in popularity to all kinds of radio and music apps. First came Pandora in 2000. Type in the...

Clunker car teaches lesson

Patrick Fairbanks, Chief

February 6, 2015

Every car has certain quirks, qualities that make them distinct and unique. Cars older than high school students generally have more of these distinctions. While these older cars fall into two different categories, they...

Exploring new lengths: Cross Country

Jaycee House, Business Manager

February 6, 2015

Wind and rain are never a good combination, especially in October. The dead leaves that fall from the trees are almost symbolic of how empty and cold this month makes you feel. A hidden beauty but not one you necessarily want...

Smarter Balance test explained

Kyle Thomas, Staff

February 6, 2015

With the start of the New Year, juniors will be tasked with participating in a practice of the new Smarter Balance Test (SBA). During End of Course testing Jan. 21 and 23, juniors will be assigned to rooms with computers to...

Students decorate hallways for hawks

Patrick Fairbanks, Chief

February 6, 2015

During both Winter Wishes and before the Seahawk won their playoff game, the south wing of the third floor has been decorated. “I was thinking about it over the weekend and talked with Mr. Hua at Monday’s staff meeting...

Spirited lights inspire

Lacey Rose, Staff

February 6, 2015

Students may have noticed a new addition to PHS during past month--the appearance of purple and gold lights on the front of the main building. Senior Jake Brown explains that the inspiration behind the lights came from his...