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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...

Stay Healthy This Flu Season

September 14, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Features

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...

Winter Weather Affects New Drivers

Winter Weather Affects New Drivers

Aly McGinnes

November 29, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Features

With winter fast approaching, rainy and stormy weather is making its approach to Western Washington, affecting the roads and the safety of those who drive. Officer John Berg has been a part of the police force for 22 years and has seen many accidents, many of them being caused by people not knowing...

Drama Department Wraps Up “Our Town”

Drama Department Wraps Up “Our Town”

Emily Van Bergeyk, Web Editor

November 23, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Features, Showcase

  A single lamp burns in the center of the stark stage. Its bright glow illuminates the simple props: bare wooden tables, chairs and trellises standing alone on the clean-swept boards. The excited murmur of the audience subsides as a lone figure steps onstage to remove the lamp, signaling the...

Ernst Enjoys Anime

Ernst Enjoys Anime

Haley Keizur, Social Media Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Features, Uncategorized

Junior Caleb Ernst is not just an AP student and tennis player but also a fan of anime. From Attack on Titan to Tokyo Ghoul, Ernst finds interest in many types of anime. If you are not familiar with the term, it is the abbreviation for animation and references all forms of animation in Japan. In ...

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