The student news site of Puyallup High School

The Viking Vanguard

The student news site of Puyallup High School

The Viking Vanguard

The student news site of Puyallup High School

The Viking Vanguard

Behind the Badge: two officers share their experiences

Behind the Badge: two officers share their experiences

Maddy Weaver, Assistant Sports // Published June 14, 2022

While the public may only see the deep blue navy uniforms and the heavy vests loaded with different instruments, many do not see what happens when the flashing lights are off.   Officer Megan...

Pride Month, a Time for the LGBTQ+ Community

Andrea Melnik, Staff // Published June 7, 2022

In the early hours of June 28, 1969, 53 years ago, the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in Greenwich Village, New York City, was raided by police officers. Though activists had been fighting for rights for...

More than a Doodle: Artists Explore their Creations

Andrea Melnik, Staff // Published June 7, 2022

For several local artists, students and teachers, art can provide many things, each piece having a special meaning and bringing something unique to their lives. Digital artist, sophomore Eve Wongk,...

Theater family: Students Connect Onstage

Andrea Melnik, Staff // Published June 7, 2022

A  bear, rabbit, piglet and donkey huddled around an owl who rattled on while everyone else drifted into sleep. However, the bear, lured by bees buzzing, wandered off to find honey. The meeting...

Local Gems

Local Gems

Riley Newell, News Editor // Published April 28, 2022

  Have you been looking for a new place to hang out with your friends?  Maybe a new place to sit down and grab something to eat?  If you answered ‘yes’ to either of those questions,...

Ukranian students of Puyallup High School affected by armed conflict

Tallan Haueter // Published April 21, 2022

Watching the war in Ukraine, half a world away, where Russian armed forced invaded Feb. 24, can feel like watching a movie. Ukraine is to the east of Russia and was formerly part of the USSR with Russia. The...

Record store brings eclectic mix to downtown

Riley Newell, News Editor // Published April 1, 2022

New policy changing teachers attire

Riley Newell, News Editor // Published March 31, 2022

In September the Puyallup School Board enacted policy 5650, which was about ‘Employee Dress and Freedom of Expression.’  The Puyallup School District Executive Director of Communications and Public...

Local Gems

Riley Newell, News Editor // Published March 31, 2022

Have you been looking for new music?  Maybe a new place to shop?  Or even a fun place to check out with your friends?  If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions you should go to Atomic...

Local Gems

Riley Newell, News Editor // Published February 25, 2022

Have you been looking for a new place to hang out on weekends?  Have you been wanting to try new food?  If you answered ‘yes’ to either of those questions, you should visit The Savory &...

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