The Viking Vanguard

Seniors Paint Tiles

Mariah Perez, Staff

March 27, 2019

If you had been in the commons Feb. 22 you would have seen a group of students gathered to listen to music, hang out with friends and paint ceiling tiles. This gathering was part of a new tradition at PHS, started by the Leadership class. “We just started it last year. We were looking for a way ...

Weekly Artist Feature: Drew Whitney

Whitney in action

Kyla Stout, Staff

December 17, 2018


Police investigate hostage situation

Police investigate hostage situation

Sophia Spoja, Staff

September 23, 2018

Early Afternoon of Sept. 23 in Oakbrook, WA, Police Units, SWAT Units and K-9 Units from different counties were lined down the block outside of Oak Ridge Apartments off of 83 Street.  Lakewood Police had responded to a call at 7 A.M. regarding a Domestic Violence situation that had escalated into a fu...

September 19, 2018


Oh the Places You Can Go – Seattle Waterfront

Oh the Places You Can Go - Seattle Waterfront

Megan Lynn, News Editor

February 3, 2018

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.   ...

Speaker Steve Bollar Inspires PHS Students

January 11, 2018

Educational leader and speaker Steve "Stand Tall Steve" Bollar came to Puyallup High School Jan 11. to speak at the 2018 MLK assembly. He imparted wisdom and inspiration upon the students, connecting physical stature with morality and integrity. "When you stand tall you do not think small," Bollar said.&...

Alumni Scholarship Winners Announced

December 19, 2017

Above: Alumni Association Vice President Jerry Ledbetter announces the winners of the 2018 PHS alumni scholarships: Vanessa Santamaria, Nate Schumock, Nick Allen, Zoey Brown, Kellen Vogt and Carson Williams. The alumni association raises funds from donations and fundraisers to support PHS students through...

Alumni Assembly Welcomes Classes of 1967 and 1992

Alumni Assembly Welcomes Classes of 1967 and 1992

December 19, 2017

Above: Class of 1992 Alumn Mario Casello speaks on behalf of the class of 1992 at the 2017 alumni assembly. This year's alumni assembly honored the classes of 1992 and 1967 in their 25 and 50-year reunions, respectively. Like assemblies of previous years, the 2017 alumni assembly reflected on how times...