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Special Olympics Leaves for their Competition

Special Olympics Leaves for their Competition

March 17, 2016

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How students can get involved in politics

March 17, 2016

There are many ways to get involved in politics; one is by participating in the caucuses, a way to choose who should be the delegates to the party conventions. The Vice Chair of the Legislative District Democratic Organization of Puyallup Karen Edwards explains how the caucus can help you be involved...

New App Clash Royale Reviewed

David Orona

March 15, 2016

For a couple of weeks now, I have been hearing about the app Clash Royale by Super Cell, the people who make Clash of Clans. When I first saw it, my first thought was, “oh great, a spinoff of Clash of Clans.” Since getting the game, my opinion has changed little by little. I approached the game with...

Tolo glows with success

Kyle Smith, Editor in Chief

March 3, 2016

In the past two years, the Tolo dance has been canceled each year. In the past, the leadership teacher has canceled it due to low ticket sales. This was not the case this year as Tolo was held Friday, Feb. 19. Over 500 tickets were sold. Leadership and AP Junior English teacher Jamie Mooring describes...

Smoking, voting age discussed

March 3, 2016

Citizens can vote and purchase tobacco products at age 18. This may not be the case for long—some states have passed laws moving the smoking age to 21 and according to The New York Times, there is a campaign called Vote16USA, pushing to move the voting age to 16. The New York Times states that the...

Portfolio due date approaching

Kyle Smith, Editor in Chief

March 3, 2016

The portfolio, the dreaded portfolio, is almost due. In about a month, seniors will have to have their entire Culminating Project completed and ready for Senior Boards. That means, if you have not completed any of the portfolio, you would have to complete the 20 hours of community service, put together...

Nine boy wrestlers qualify for state

Jackson White, Staff

March 3, 2016

Senior wrestler Tucker Hanson qualified for State at regionals Feb. 13. Last year Tucker attended the State tournament as an alternate. "As a senior it is a big deal to me and my family that I qualified for State this year," Tucker said. As a senior these will be Tucker’s last high school...

Old Facilities with Mounting Problems

Jake Allen, Staff

March 3, 2016

Puyallup High Schools' gymnasium was renovated in 1984 and then refurbished again in 1993-1994, but it might be close to the time for another remodel. One minor nuisance that could be more of a problem later is the gyms lack of an elevator for guests or students to reach the second floor. There are...

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