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Quad Cities Ice Eagles face the Des Moines Griffins in hockey tournament

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Oskar Barudin, News Editor
Oskar Barudin is a senior at Pleasant Valley High School and serves as the News Editor of the Spartan Shield. In his academic career at Pleasant Valley he has enjoyed the challenge of high level courses, with Government and Spanish being his favorite classes. Outside of school, Oskar is involved in his community, and gives back when he can. He is a frequent blood donor for Impact Life, and volunteers for World Relief during the summer, helping refugee families from around the world. Oskar enjoys participating in and watching sports, being outdoors, and working out. He is invested in spending time with his friends, family and dog. Oskar is excited to contribute to the Spartan Shield and finish his senior year at Pleasant Valley High School!  
Sam Brown, Copy Editor
Sam is currently a senior at Pleasant Valley High School and serves as a copy editor for the Spartan Shield. Aside from journalism, Sam’s favorite classes are Spanish, Physics, and Economics. Outside of school Sam volunteers his time coaching young baseball and basketball teams for a non-profit organization called the One-Eighty Zone. Sam is also a member of Teens for Tomorrow, which is a youth philanthropy group in the QCA. Aside from volunteering Sam also uses his time working, during highschool he has worked for Valley Landscaping, Code Ninjas, and Duck Creek Tire and Service. Sam uses any extra free time to get outdoors. He enjoys skiing, backpacking, and mountain biking or trail running with his dog. He aspires to help people get outdoors and protect the environment. Sam is excited to work for the shield this year and to contribute his ideas to the paper!
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    Trenten WaldenSep 3, 2023 at 11:39 pm

    I think they did a good job presenting everything, but one thing I think they should’ve added was info on how to sign up to play hockey or to get involved with it. And they should’ve said more about the blues which is a the Highschool team of the QC

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