The Viking Vanguard

Lack of planning with transportation causes shortages district-wide

Lydia Johnson, Social Media Editor

May 31, 2015

Good communication between field trip organizers and the Transportation Department allow for student transportation in the Puyallup School District to flow smoothly. However, April 23 a lack of communication between organizers...

Sheppard fails to entertain

May 29, 2015

In the world of art, inspiration and imitation go hand-in-hand. Artists will try out a role model's style; they adopt it and, hopefully, adapt it into something new. Music is no exception to this rule of art and what is big right...

Lack of planning with Transportation causes bus shortages district-wide

Lydia Johnson, Social Media Editor

May 8, 2015

Good communication between field trip organizers and the Transportation Department allow for student transportation in the Puyallup School District to flow smoothly. However, April 23 a lack of communication between organizers...

Marina and the Diamonds’ music evolves throughout discography

Lydia Johnson, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2015

Music is an extremely emotional art. It can help listeners understand life or make them feel emotions that otherwise can lie dormant; it can help a person get over something such as a relationship gone wrong. The stress of giving...

“Into the Woods” leaves staffer spellbound

Lydia Johnson, Social Media Editor

March 12, 2015

Fairy tales have always appealed to me. One of the most-read books of my childhood was a compilation of Grimm’s fairy tales which had the original, less watered-down versions of fairy tales. It contained the un-Disney stories,...

Netflix: underground movies uncovered

Lydia Johnson, Social Media Editor

February 19, 2015

I have sat down on the couch too many times with a bowl of popcorn and a cat or two, ready to enjoy the services of Netflix. And too many times the sheer amount of possibilities have overwhelmed me and kept me from watching anything...

Course offerings differ

February 9, 2015

Alumna Margaret (Longabaugh) Fillo remembers PHS and its class structure to be quite different from how it is today. “We had three classes a day, each one was two hours long. Then on Fridays we had all six classes,” Fillo...

Iles remembers fondly

February 9, 2015

Alumnus John Iles is proud to be a graduate of PHS, class of 1964. “I enjoyed my high school very much. I had a lot of good friends,” Iles said. Iles recalled freshman year, when the class of 1964 won a competition against...

Vamps’ sound reviewed as simple, boring

Lydia Johnson, Social Media Editor

January 30, 2015

Music definitely has the power to evoke a certain feeling or sometimes even a season. Maybe you listened to a lot of Bon Iver when you were sad last winter and now “For Emma, Forever Ago” just reminds you of that one dreary...

Vacant flagpoles reimagined

Lydia Johnson, Social Media Editor

January 30, 2015

Across from the Thr3e coffeeshop and to the right of a large tree are some empty flagpoles that just stand up straight all day and display no flags. However this may change within the next year. ASB officers and security...