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Pacific Northwest records record heat

Katie Keller, Opinion Editor // June 28, 2021

The summer of 2021 has so far been one to remember. The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued an extreme heat warning for the Pacific Northwest as the area experiences record heat. Relative...

A Good Book Sumners Hidden Gem

“A Good Book” Sumner’s Hidden Gem

Andi Wiegand, Features Editor // June 11, 2021

Nestled in the heart of downtown Sumner lives A Good Book.  Hidden amongst a strip of cafes and consignment shops, this gem is the beating heart of the bookworm community that spreads in the miles...

Batinovich bonds with students

Batinovich bonds with students

Katie Keller, Staff // June 11, 2021

29 years at PHS. 39 years of educating teenagers. Both of these stats equal a career for social studies teacher Anthony Batinovich that will culminate with his retirement following the 2020-21 school...

Viking Student Media extends thanks to supporters of scholastic journalism at PHS

Staff // June 11, 2021

The Class of 2021, for three years of resilience and friendship. We thank you for being a senior class that represents Puyallup High School with pride and passion, for exhibiting grit and focus in the...

Seniors Arabella Taylor and friend enjoy the swing at one of the photo opportunities at prom. Senior Prom was held May 20 at Wild Hearts Farm in Puyallup. It wasnt your typical prom, Taylor said. But it was still so much fun.

Wild Hearts soars during Prom 2021

June 11, 2021

Photos by John Anderle

A Tale of Two Students

Christina Rhoades, Print Editor // February 1, 2021

The blip of the Teams meeting. The instructions to enter breakout rooms.  And the push by your teacher to turn on your camera.  All staples of online learning. As the first semester...

ER grad sees success covering sports for local media through pandemic

            Lauren Smith has been working professionally as a multimedia journalist in the Pacific Northwest for the past six years. She is currently...

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