The Viking Vanguard

A commentary: wisdom teeth

Sami Lynn, Print Editor

September 25, 2014

BEFORE: Aug. 21, 3:27 a.m. I am currently sitting in the dark, with this Word document and the glow of the computer screen on my face. Tomorrow… excuse me, today I will be a different person. A part of me will be lost: my...

Rose serves community and school

Sami Lynn, News and Social Media Editor

June 5, 2014

Being ASB president as well as the captain of the water polo, swim and soccer teams—senior Jack Rose is an active student at PHS. Involved in many extracurricular activities, Rose is often seen throughout the halls. Enough...

Carrington finds solace in sports, struggles

Sami Lynn, News and Social Media Editor

June 5, 2014

Growing up, senior Sierra Carrington tried all of the sports imaginable. While being most known for kicking a soccer ball throughout high school, Carrington started her athletic career with taekwondo. Carrington was involved...

Anxiety Creates Roadblocks

Sami Lynn, News Editor

April 17, 2014

Anxiety seems to be running wild as an influenza; capturing the vision of students in high schools throughout the country. Stress and anxiety go hand in hand. Sophomore Isabella Armenta has noticed the rapid spread of both...

Foreign exchange students join community

Sami Lynn, News and Social Media Editor

February 12, 2014

Millions of students have traveled from various countries to be able to come and study in the United States. This year, nine students from across the globe have come to Puyallup, Wash. to study in the historic downtown area at...

Teen tackles job, school

Sami Lynn, News and Social Media Editor

February 12, 2014

Balancing a job and school sounds like a simple task.  In my case, I have it easy: traveling five minutes from home every Tuesday and Thursday to a quaint Farmers Insurance office. Having a job is rewarding. You hold responsibilities...

Starbucks Era Strikes Teens

Sami Lynn, News and Social Media Editor

February 12, 2014

America is a nation encompassed by Starbucks. Now, the proper name for the 20th century should be the Starbucks era, which will eventually result in the Starbucks depression. Junior Rylee Goodwin has been working at Starbucks...

Teen Communication with Parents

Sami Lynn, Reporter

March 26, 2013

According to a recent poll through the YMCA on teen communication, teens are twice as likely to say they prefer spending time with their friends over time with their parents. Teens throughout this poll agree that talking to...

Fight the flu

Samantha Lynn, Reporter

February 22, 2013

The flu season started early this year, resulting with influenza-like symptoms in more than 29 states in America. “In retrospect, we had thought the flu was no big deal since the immunizations were available and most people w...