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The Viking Vanguard

The student news site of Puyallup High School

The Viking Vanguard

Decision Day Celebrates Seniors

Grant Huson, Co-Features Editor // Published June 20, 2023
Photos of Decision Day 2023.

Viola Career Carries On

Grant Huson, Co-Features Editor // Published June 16, 2023

Brynn Cogger is another Top 20 senior who wasn’t expecting to make the list.  “I was pretty happy when I found out that I was a Top 20 Senior. I feel like I've worked really hard throughout...

Senior Perseveres Through Stress

Katelyn Ervin, Co-Editor in Chief // Published June 16, 2023
Tyler Anderson is one of the Top 20 seniors selected for Puyallup High School.

Studio Holds Grunge Roots

Ethan Barker, Opinion/A&E Editor // Published June 9, 2023
I think the most important thing to do is to just play and experiment and have fun with whatever tools are available to you... The most important part is just trying things and having fun and not beating yourself up because it doesn't sound like a record or it doesn't sound like the thing you want it to sound like yet,” Walla said.
Guitar necks at the Warmoth building waiting to be delivered to customers. Photo by Ethan Barker.

Local Guitar Parts Company Jams On

Ethan Barker, Opinion/A&E Editor // Published June 9, 2023
On South Hill, 15 minutes away from Puyallup High School, sits a pair of unassuming buildings. You might have looked past them on a trip to Round Table Pizza, but they house a world-renowned guitar parts company called Warmoth.  

Consignment Store Perseveres Throughout Time

Published June 9, 2023
“Just go for it, take a risk and [maybe] enlist the help of family and friends to get behind you and just do it,” Hearron said.

Acclaimed Author Offers Insight Into Job

Katelyn Ervin, Editor In Chief // Published June 9, 2023
“It’s amazing that my work has brought me into conversation with so many heroes. That’s certainly thrilling in every possible way.”
Mrs. Turners offers car cruise-ins every Friday. Photo by Isaac Avary.

Hometown Café Continues Legacy

Grant Huson, Co-Features Editor // Published May 3, 2023
For nearly 50 years, Mrs. Turner’s Hometown Cafe located in downtown Puyallup has been serving customers dishes that feel like home. The new owners, James and Starla Feldbush, share their experiences running the business. 
Kim Root (left) and Maggie Wall (right) share a moment together. Wall was an integral part of the Business and Marketing program at Puyallup High School. Photo courtesy of Jennifer West and Marlys Black.

Puyallup Teacher Leaves Legacy

Addison Pyun, Staff // Published April 7, 2023
Many students at PHS are aware of some of its retail outlets, such as The Viking Blend and snack shop in the atrium, but not many stop to see or wonder about one of its most historical and significant ones: The Wall.

Understanding Finances Important, Teachers Stress

Laci Doman, Co-Features Editor // Published March 17, 2023
As you go through high school and become an adult, knowing about finances and how to think about them is important. 
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