The Viking Vanguard

WiFi policy under evaluation

Christina Nelson, Staff

April 15, 2015

The Internet acts as a valuable resource for students and teachers as it provides a nearly endless stream of information to its users. The Puyallup School District provides a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) service that allows wireless...

Reed across America

Jaycee House and Christina Nelson, Business Manager and Staff

March 12, 2015

Traveling the world is a dream that many wish to pursue at some point in their lives. By land, air or water, the means by which one can travel are nearly endless. Jim Reed, husband of chemistry teacher Angie Reed, has dreamed...

Swing dancing provides unique alternative

Christina Nelson, Staff

February 19, 2015

Swing dancing has become a popular past time for many Puyallup students. Originally gaining its popularity in the 1920s, swing dancing has continued to act as a positive hobby for many people even in modern times. PHS has...

Zinck

February 4, 2015

Few people are brave enough to perform live on stage, acting for large audiences under bright lights. Senior Kira Zinck has become accustomed to performing having acted since the age of 13 and performing in numerous local plays. “I...

Franich family fights for victory

Christina Nelson, Staff

January 30, 2015

Wrestlers throughout the state of Washington gather in the Tacoma Dome each February to compete in the Washington State Wrestling Tournament. Having competed in the Washington State Wrestling Tournament three times prior to this...

Eger inspires students

Eger inspires students

December 3, 2014

Construction delays students’ arrival times

Christina Nelson, Staff

November 25, 2014

Over the past several months the City of Puyallup has been conducting a road construction project on Pioneer right outside of Aylen Junior High. Aylen Junior High principal, Kevin Mensonides, discussed the reason why the construction...

PHS steps it up-cheer team

Christina Nelson, Staff

November 25, 2014

The cheer team leads fans in cheers at sporting events, instilling a sense of unity among the sports game audience. Cheer captain Julia Heseltine spoke about the type of events that the cheer team attends throughout the year. “We...

Barkley gymnastics

Christina Nelson, Staff

November 25, 2014

Sophomore Crystal Barkley is a new member of the gymnastics team. Barkley spoke on how the team is preparing for the competitive season. “We have been working really hard, going to Roach (gymnastics gym) and using the equipment...

Idealized relationships alter goals

Christina Nelson, Staff

November 25, 2014

The importance of maintaining a healthy relationship with your significant other can often motivate students to put their academics on the sidelines. Teacher Cassandra Mueller spoke on the need to prioritize proper schooling...