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Oh the Places You Can Go: Washington State Fair

Oh the Places You Can Go: Washington State Fair

Megan Lynn, News Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Features

" order_by="filename" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] The Washington State Fair is a must do when you are in Puyallup.  Not only is the Fair an annual fall event, it is also open during the spring.  The Fair was open until Sunday, Sept. 23, 2017 and also i...

Teacher uncovers mental health

Teacher uncovers mental health

Raquel Amato, Op-Ed/A&E Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Focus, Print Publication, Showcase

Keeping yourself mentally well is a key factor in maintaining a healthy body. Health teacher Brian Grout talks about some ways to keep yourself mentally healthy throughout school and your personal life. One of the things Grout goes over is ways to deal with losses. No matter what the loss is, whether...

Foreign Exchange Students Experience America

Natalie Eychaner, Features Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features

This school year, students from seven different countries came to America to attend Puyallup High School. Although they say leaving their families behind was hard, they say they are excited to be here. “I did not want to learn English by reading books and studying in my high school so I decided...

Physical Struggles

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Putting physical health on the backburner and dealing with a lack of sleep, having poor nutrition and not consistently exercising are experiences not uncommon to today’s teenagers. Medical services manager at Comprehensive Life Resources Allison Kendziora, explains why it is common for teens to fo...

Mr. Cockle’s Guest Teacher Adapts to Puyallup

Mr. Cockle’s Guest Teacher Adapts to Puyallup

Andrew Flury, Features Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Print Publication, Showcase

Jordan Cockle’s classroom is a splash of color, sound and energy and its newest member might be overlooked. Cockle’s guest teacher, Park Young Ill, is an educational observant and physical education teacher from South Korea. Young arrived in the United States one month ago hailing from th...

Susees Reflect on Time in Dubai

Susees Reflect on Time in Dubai

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Imagine sitting down in your desk on the first day of school and being asked to introduce yourself in a foreign language Even worse, you are asked to describe yourself in five sentences. And the rest of the class has been speaking the language since fourth grade. This was junior Amber Susee’s...

Emotional Health Explored

Emotional Health Explored

Haley Keizur, Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Focus

They say laughter is good for the soul. So is crying. How you handle those emotions is where it can get tricky. Emotional health is how you handle your emotions and deal with the challenges that come at you. An emotionally healthy person can effectively navigate their full range of emotions...

Media Transitions from Newspaper to Social Media

Media Transitions from Newspaper to Social Media

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Features, Showcase

In an era where adults and teens immediately head to Twitter when a tragedy happens and go to Google when they want to search for information, one can reflect on how media has changed over the decades. As technology has improved, newspaper distribution has declined. Millennials through baby-boomers...

Looking Back At My Young Teen Years

Looking Back At My Young Teen Years

Bailee Doman, Multimedia Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Features

With the new year comes a feeling of trying to better yourself, while also looking back at the past year. Well, I go little further back in time. Back into my young preteen/teenage years. They are the years we all look back on and cringe. Our hair was bizarre, we said and did strange things and we...

Key Club Betters Puyallup Commmunity One Act of Kindess at a Time

Breanna Kivlen, Staff

December 15, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Features

Since 1925, the Key Club at Puyallup High School has dedicated time and service hours aimed at creating awareness and advocating for the community. The club describes its mission statement as follows: "Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities...

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