The Viking Vanguard

Chipotle Takes on Qdoba

April 15, 2015

Competition is heating up in Puyallup; the new Chipotle seeming to burn the older Qdoba. Puyallup’s food industry is at steak with pinto beans against black beans and flour tortillas against corn tortillas. When reviewing...

Students Perform Shakespeare

March 12, 2015

The PHS drama department is currently working on their second school play of the 2014-2015 school year, Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” P.J. Sirl is Puyallup’s drama teacher and is directing this production. “’Much...

Gardner’s debut falls short

March 11, 2015

You cannot grow talent, even if you are Dylan Gardner. Gardner’s debut album “Adventures in Real Time” was released Jan. 6. Dylan first gained popularity through his musical cover of the Beatle’s “Abbey Road” on YouTube,...

Students Hooked on Fishing

Kyle Thomas, Staff

February 19, 2015

Puyallup is known for its flowing river aptly named the Puyallup River. Every year fishermen search for a catch on the river. Junior Justin Binkley has been fishing in the river since the age of three. “My favorite...

Stress causes addiction

Kyle Thomas, Staff

November 25, 2014

Approximately 15 percent of high school students abuse over-the-counter drugs, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Unmanaged stress can cause many mental, physical and emotional issues. Unmanaged stress can lead...

HOSA hosts annual blood drive

Kyle Thomas, Staff

November 25, 2014

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) is promoting one of its three annual blood drive by Cascade Regional Blood Services happening Friday, Nov. 14. HOSA signs students who are 16 years of age or older up to give blood...

Librarian Carrie Burris

Kyle Thomas, Staff

October 28, 2014

“I think students are using the library books to the best of their abilities. But at the same time there are also online resources that our librarian had purchased for research and I don’t think a lot of students know about it u...

Players consider possible options for next fall

October 24, 2014

Colleges around the United States try to recruit students based off their athletic ability and achievements on the field. Senior Jasmine Lee has been playing soccer for three years at PHS. She plays forward as well as outside...

DECA impacts community

October 24, 2014

DECA is a marketing club that focuses on preparing students to become successful business professionals and successful members of the community, while also giving back to the people of Puyallup. Meetings for DECA take place the...