The Viking Vanguard

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...

New Viking Staff

Katie Keller, Staff // November 15, 2020

Alongside changes in the education system to work around the novel coronavirus, PHS is welcoming 12 new staff members this year, ranging from a new librarian to two new principals.  Bonnie Shelley...

Ely Relaxes While Creating

November 14, 2020

A girl with her whole high school career ahead of her. Usually spending her time painting and exploring music, Alison Ely is one who often chooses the creative path.  “I choose it over...

Washington State Fair forced to close due to COIVD-19

Christina Rhoades, Print Editor // October 14, 2020

The screaming.  The laughing.  The scent of cotton candy wafting through the air.  All things that have been a given in the Puyallup valley for the last 120 years.  The...

Kassidy Hamilton Senior Photos

Paige Taylor, Staff // July 9, 2020

 When senior Kassidy Hamilton made the decision of where to have her senior photos taken, she says the choice was fairly easy. Hamilton chose a location that was one of her favorite places: her...

Math teachers share learning, Dr. Seuss style

Staff // June 15, 2020

Math teachers Rachal Peart and Amanda Ryan showcase some of the many mathematical concepts but do so in a way that would make Dr. Seuss proud. 

Small businesses attempt to survive pandemic

Reagan Aho, Viking Student Media // June 8, 2020

Senior Ben Limric featured by Jostens Renaissance

Staff // May 19, 2020

Senior Ben Limric was invited to perform as part of Jostens Renaissance ongoing webinar series aimed at helping schools nationwide process the "new look" of graduations and senior celebrations. Limric...

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