The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

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Tranquil Gamer: Senior Brenda Call plays relaxing video games on her Nintendo Switch. She worked all day in distance learning and attended classes on google meet. “I’m really grateful that I am able to relax after a stressful day of school work,” Call said.

Lake Stevens students indulge in simulation games to destress

Lillian Carpenter, Viking Gallery Editor March 9, 2021

Let’s be honest, things didn’t magically get better when 2021 started as we’d hoped. However, hope is not lost for humanity. In our darkest, most boring moments, we’ll always have video games in...

Double Tap: Sophomore Ywjepheng Xiong scrolls on the main page of his Instagram. Before using Instagram, Xiong was on Snapchat and TikTok. I usually use Instagram or Snap, Xiong said.

Social media use skyrockets during quarantine

Isaac Xiong, Photographer March 9, 2021

Covid-19 has caused an increase in the amount of time spent on social media platforms, such as TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram. This change in lifestyle has impacted people's perspectives on social influencers,...

The LSHS pep band performs at a 2020 basketball game before the schools close.

Online music

Rachel Howard, Website Editor January 25, 2021

From the rousing tunes that the pep band plays at football and basketball games, to the beautiful harmonies that the choir sings at their concerts, music has always been an integral part of LSHS. However,...

WandaVision stars Elizabeth Olsen (left) and Paul Bettany (right) speaking about the series at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con.

Marvel’s WandaVision: the right show for the right time.

Rachel Howard, Website Editor January 25, 2021

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been a pop culture behemoth for the past decade, riding on the heroic coattails of The Dark Knight Trilogy and expanding on what many believed a movie series could be.  The...

Tours postponement

Tanner Carr, Section Editor May 11, 2020

COVID-19 has forced artists to postpone their tours due to the restrictions of travelling, gatherings and more. An artist who goes by Yung Lean, full name Jonatan Leandoer Hastad, a modern underground...

Making music the Viking way: Junior Oliver Bashour plays live at Real Art Tacoma with his band. The bands passionate performance captured the audiences attention as Oliver and his guitar set the vibe of the show. “Im a guitarist in a band called Long Distance Operator, we play alternative rock, with a lot of 90’s influence, but we try not to put labels on our music...We have played live shows at different locations such as Real Art Tacoma in Tacoma, Skylight Cafe in Seattle, Mirkwood Public House in Arlington, Tony V’s Garage in Everett and are currently looking for more locations,” junior Oliver Bashour said.

Washington is home to the “Sound”,

Talen Anderson, Staff Reporter March 12, 2020

The State of Washington is known for being the home to many successful starts, whether it's the startup location of international businesses like Microsoft, Boeing, Starbucks, Costco and Amazon or famous...

Students express themselves in many different ways. One that stands out the most in our school is the decorative artwork made by students to keep the beauty of LSHS during construction. It’s a unique way that expresses the creativity of students here.

Self-Expression in art and entertainment

Kieran Diezi , Section Editor December 9, 2019

Students of Lake Stevens fill their lives with the daily grind of school and extracurricular activities. But when it comes down to it, they are still full of personality that drives away the monotony of...

The creepy Addams clan: Gomez Addams, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Grandmama, Fester and Lurch

Meet the darkest and the creepiest family in America

Kamila Almaz , Staff Reporter December 5, 2019

“The Addams Family” is a musical comedy based on a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The show is based upon “The Addams Family” characters created...

Action! The play is open and these amazing actors are doing an amazing job in their performances: Claryn Langerveld, Brandon Himple, Austin Kime, Leatha Dunkin, Savannah Anderson, Abbey Barney, Morgan Simpson, Delani Spainhower, Ella Balan, Ryan Van Der Put. “What an amazing musical!” Elise Kyes said.

LSHS Drama Club opens “Godspell”

Makenna Sanders, Photographer November 21, 2019

It’s showtime! The musical has finally opened! And yes, it was as amazing as someone would expect. Seeing different ways of how students show their talent is what makes high school fun and interesting....

Drama Club set to open Godspell

Drama Club set to open Godspell

November 13, 2019

Come see the play! November 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23 at 6:30 Calvary Chapel 9428 4th St. Lake Stevens, WA 98258   Tickets available online and at the door. www.lshsdramaclub.org/tickets

Ryan van der Put, Warren Langerveld, Delani Spainhower, Ella Balan, Savannah Anderson, Leatha Dunkin, Morgan Simpson

Cast is on The Peak of Hard Work on Godspell.

Kamila Almaz, Staff Reporter October 25, 2019

The audition for Godspell at the beginning of the school year brought us ten incredible actors and actresses who will interpret the story on stage.  “Godspell” is a musical composed by Stephen...

 Senior Ruby Peterson, Cambyll Luxmore and their tablemates work hard and finish up their art pieces in art class.

Personality Through Art

Makenna Sanders, Photographer October 24, 2019

What makes student art so important? Well, it gives certain people a voice. It allows them to be heard in an artistic way. Art gives very talented individuals a way to express themselves. Some tell a story...