The Viking Vanguard

Music Makes Lasting Memories

Rebekah Edgbert, Staff

May 12, 2015

There is something so invigorating about being in a darkened theater with a thousand strangers standing, packed like sardines anxiously awaiting the arrival of Hozier. There is something about the feeling of...

Washington Achievement Award

Rebekah Edgbert, Staff

May 8, 2015

Among the five schools in the Puyallup School District to receive the Washington Achievement Award, Puyallup High School was the only secondary school to receive an award. Washington Achievement Award winners are selected...

Canned Madness food drive inspires students

Rebekah Edgbert, Staff

April 15, 2015

Inspired by the collegiate March Madness basketball competition, Canned Madness is based on a 15-point scale ranging from most needed to least needed items in the food pantry. This connection is made to help students become more...

Bathrooom vandalism causes problems for student body

Rebekah Edgbert, Staff

March 12, 2015

In the past month students have felt the consequences of others when the third floor, south-side bathrooms were closed due to vandalism. Security guard Jim Jenkins stated that the vandalism was a sign of “delayed maturity”...

DECA Students promote cancer research

Rebekah Edgbert, Staff

December 16, 2014

Senior DECA students Jessica Brown, Kendra Windham and Christa Seeber created T-shirts as a fundraiser called Horns for Hope. Brown explains the team’s goals for the sale. “[The shirts are] raising money for Fred Hutch Cancer...

Chess club develops planning skills

Rebekah Edgbert, Staff

December 1, 2014

Since the 1980s the Chess Club has been hosting chess tournaments but when the former Chess Club adviser retired from the school, the interest in the club seemed to diminish. That was until three years ago when students who...

Addie Picha signs letter of intent

Rebekah Edgbert, Staff

November 25, 2014

Senior volleyball captain Addie Picha took a step towards her future and signed her Letter of Intent Thursday, Nov. 13, to compete on the volleyball team and attend school at the University of San Diego in the coming school year. Of...

Daffodil Princess crowned

Rebekah Edgbert

November 12, 2014

After months of preparation, senior Maddie Lindahl was crowned Puyallup High School’s Daffodil Princess, Tuesday, Oct. 7. “[Preparing for selection] was a long process and I had to practice a lot. I have never worked harder...