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The Viking Vanguard

The student news site of Puyallup High School

The Viking Vanguard

Photography Through Different Lens

Reagan Jones, Opinion Editor // Published March 15, 2024

Ever since I was a young child, I have had a passion for photography. I have loved taking pictures of nature, wildlife, and anything around me.   Before I started going to Puyallup High School, I...

Aging Building Creates Unique Issues

Aging Building Creates Unique Issues

Margo Hermann, Digital Media Editor // Published March 15, 2024

When you first start attending Puyallup High School, you get caught up in the general sense of awe. The building is likely bigger than any other school you’ve ever been to, and more crowded. A maze to...

AI in Media: Lets Chat

Editorial Staff, Staff // Published March 15, 2024

Technology consumes the world.   Throughout time, humanity has developed with the production and execution of the car, the radio and the cellphone that have greatly impacted the shift our societies...

Moving Allows for New Perspective

Katelyn Ervin, News and Features Editor // Published February 7, 2024

Leaving the doors of my sixth period on the last day of junior year, I felt like weight was lifted off my shoulders. I had a summer of relaxation ahead of me and a detailed plan for senior year; I was...

Swimmer Overcomes Slump

Ethan Barker, ACE Editor // Published February 7, 2024

It was my sophomore year of high school, and I was losing interest in swimming. The sport that I had done for my whole life was, to me, starting to become stale and repetitive. I felt like I was at a plateau...

Column: Student Carries On Vanguard Traditions

Maddy Weaver, Editor-in-Chief // Published December 20, 2023

Some things come naturally. Maybe it’s a specific ‘talent’ that has been passed down through generations. Or maybe you’ve been nurtured into obtaining that skill from your parents or grandparents. Maybe...

Column: Work Provides Important Social Experience

Ezruh Hacker, Graphics Editor // Published December 20, 2023

One of the most enjoyable parts of having a part-time job is getting that paycheck. It doesn’t feel like getting money from your allowance or receiving some holiday cash; it’s far more fulfilling....

Editorial: Alumni Assembly Brings Community Together

Editorial: Alumni Assembly Brings Community Together

Katelyn Ervin, News and Features Editor // Published December 20, 2023

The Alumni Assembly, celebrating the classes of 25 and 50 years prior, has been one of Puyallup High School’s longstanding traditions, in combination with the celebration of Winter Wishes. This year...

Human Connection Brings Self-Reflection

Margo Hermann, Digital Media Editor // Published November 17, 2023

It was a standard Washington day, grey in the barely daylight hours, wet from last night’s rain. I was on my way to school on a nearly silent school bus. It was an unremarkable day that somehow changed...

Student Finds Passion, Motivation in Music

Anthony Geiter, Opinion Editor // Published November 17, 2023

Music is an almost uniquely human experience, and the emotions that transpose from the artist to the listener can be intense yet so cathartic.  The ability to speak is already so underappreciated by...

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