The Viking Vanguard

To meat or not to meat

To meat or not to meat

February 8, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Features

In a world that has become increasingly more aware of its impact on the Earth, more and more people are turning to less impactful diets. According to a Top Trends in Prepared Foods report from last June, six percent of Americans are now vegan, meaning they do not consume any animal products. Wh...

Oh the Places You Can Go – Seattle Waterfront

Oh the Places You Can Go – Seattle Waterfront

Megan Lynn, News Editor

February 3, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Features, Photo

Just a five-minute walk down stairs from Pike Place Market is the Seattle Waterfront.  The Waterfront showcases The Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Great Wheel, The Crab Pot and more.  While at the Waterfront you can watch people fish off of Pier 57 or feed the birds that ask for bread.   ...

‘Stand Tall Steve’ tells background of values

‘Stand Tall Steve’ tells background of values

Kayla Morris, Features Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Features, Photo

      This week PHS had the opportunity to have Steve Bollar, also known as 'Stand Tall Steve', come and talk to for the MLK Jr. assembly. He talked about three of his core values and explained how important they were for him to use everyday....

Oh the Places You Can Go – Fremont

Oh the Places You Can Go –  Fremont

Megan Lynn, News Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Features, Uncategorized

" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] The indie shops and restaurants dominate the neighborhood of Fremont, Seattle.  Located just west of the University of Washington in North Seattle, Fremont is a place full of adventure.  From the Fremont...

Peeking at PHS Pianists

Peeking at PHS Pianists

Andrew Flury, Staff

December 27, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Features

Music and musical instruments shape people’s lives in more ways than they can measure. Whether it is playing, performing or simply sitting back and listening, everyone has a personal connection with music. In this article The Vanguard takes a look at two unique Viking musicians with one thing in co...

Get involved in your community

Haley Keizur, Chief

December 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Features, Focus

Lights twinkle, presents overflow from beneath the crystalized pine tree, the scent of freshly-baked cookies wafts through the air. As metallic red wrapping paper is torn apart and beautifully-tied bows are carelessly tossed aside, succeeded by gleeful grins and laughs and bites are taken from soft,...

Winter Wishes Grants Gifts

Winter Wishes Grants Gifts

Haley Keizur, Chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Features, News, Showcase

As we close out the week leading up to winter break, holiday cheer fills the hallways and Santa’s elves, in the form of leadership kids, race door-to-door, delivering food, treats ...

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Andrew Flury, Staff

December 15, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Features

Sharon Yanasak, a Meeker Elementary teacher for over 20 years, passed away Oct. 22 after a five-year battle with cancer. She was 63. Yanasak is survived by two sons and a daughter: Curtis Yanasak, Chris Yanasak and Ericka Bairle-Meacham. “She treated everyone with love and respect, as if they were t...

Beth Watts, PHS Librarian Q & A

Beth Watts, PHS Librarian Q & A

Gracie Lucas and Emily Van Bergeyk

November 30, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Features

Q:  Why did you become a librarian?        A: “I was an English teacher for 20 years up at Edgemont Junior high and then part time librarian.”   Q: What inspired you to become a librarian? A: “I love books and I love reading and I love you...

How to use up Thanksgiving leftovers

Emily Van Bergeyk, Managing

November 29, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Features

Ah, Thanksgiving. A holiday centered around the company of one's closest family and friends, around a spirit of gratefulness and--of course--a delicious meal. A feast the size of a typical American Thanksgiving dinner leaves behind happily full stomachs-- and lots of leftovers. From turkey bones to...

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