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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

Changes Set to Come in New Year

Margo Hermann, Digital Media Editor // Published January 28, 2023
The beginning of every year brings an opportunity for change. Many people set their yearly goals in early January and these goals go on to define the outcome of their year. But for some people at Puyallup High School, change is a more complicated concept. 

New Year Rings in, Providing Outlet for Predictions

Addison Pyun, Staff // Published January 28, 2023
With each passing year, people aspire to better themselves and the environment around them. They also theorize what the new year will bring and it’s become almost a tradition to do so. It can be tailored to your own niche interests or foreseen about a global event. It’s unfurled throughout social media, spread through word of mouth, and broadcast to the masses, but we rarely see it within our own community: New Year’s predictions. 

Vikings Reminisce on Past Year

Riley Newell, Co-Editor in Chief // Published January 28, 2023
As the new year continues, the need and want for growth has become apparent, but it is hard to accomplish that without first reflecting on past experiences. 
Out and About Burgers is a friendly and local stop for food up on South Hill. Photo by Grant Huson.

Local Restaurant Offers Cheap Prices, Smiling Faces

Grant Huson, Co-Features Editor // Published January 28, 2023
Need a place to stop and eat or maybe a place to talk to new folks?  Well, come by and eat at Out and About Burgers up on South Hill with two different locations to choose from. 
Michelle Millman promotes breast cancer awareness.
“I do a lot of work for the American Cancer Society… that happened after I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in ’08 and breast cancer the following year, Millman said.

KIRO 7 News Anchor Discusses Career, Charity and More

Ethan Barker, Opinion/A&E Editor // Published January 27, 2023
I think that would probably be the thing I like most now is just feeling like I do kind of have a tentacle out into the community and helping in a little way,” Millman said.

Thr3e Continues to Attract Student Crowds

Riley Newell and Katelyn Ervin // Published December 21, 2022

Have you been searching for a place to hang out with your friends, cram for your upcoming test or grab a quick drink before class?   Thr3e is a local coffee shop found just across the street...

Puyallup Food Bank Provides Resources

Puyallup Food Bank Provides Resources

Andrea Melnik and Addison Pyun // Published November 21, 2022

On a busy Saturday morning, volunteers, clients and vehicles travelled into, around and through the warehouse on Stewart Avenue in Puyallup. Trucks stopped by an opening garage door on the left side...

A testimony from a Puyallup Food Bank client, pictured on the Food Banks back wall.

The Puyallup Food Bank

Andrea Melnik, News Editor // Published November 21, 2022

Read the story about the Puyallup Food Bank here:

New Clubs Present Unity and Affirmation

Grant Huson, Staff // Published November 16, 2022

Over the years, junior Brandon Harris has been playing volleyball, he has faced many obstacles that kept him from playing the sport he loves.  Instead, Harris decided to create his own club here...

Donating Blood Saves Lives, Carries Throughout Life

Katelyn Ervin, Co-Chief // Published November 16, 2022

One of the many ways Puyallup High School gives back to the community is through the blood drive. The blood drive is set up through Health Occupation Students of America, or HOSA.   Eunseo...

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