• November 13Congratulations to the PV Platinum Dance Team on their double state titles!

Spartan Shield

Maya Johnson
Senior Maya Johnson is the Spartan Shield's Feature Editor this year. Maya is involved in numerous extra curricular activities, including cross country in the fall and soccer in the spring. Maya is also involved in the National Honor Society and was awarded the Mississippi Athletic Conference All-Academic Award for both cross country and soccer. When she isn’t at school or participating in athletics, Maya spends her time hanging out with friends, watching movies, and swimming in her pool. She also enjoys spending time with her family, watching football, and traveling with them. Maya has two younger siblings, Sam and Quinn, who she does these activities with.  Along with these other hobbies, she nannies as a summer job. Maya is looking forward to an exciting senior year as well as taking part in the Spartan Shield Online. 


Maya Johnson, Feature Editor

Dec 15, 2019
Using privilege for the greater good: the new age of civil disobedience (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Wielding women empowerment by welding: Local John Deere employee finds national recognition with a nontraditional career (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
The dangers of indifference: how avoiding controversy is avoiding activism (Story/Media)
Nov 26, 2019
Onto the big leagues: senior Spartan athletes commit to college competition (Story/Media)
Nov 18, 2019
Double-tapping to determine self worth: Spartans weigh in on Instagram’s removal of prominent platform feature (Story/Media)
Nov 11, 2019
More than a number: High schools move toward abolishing class rank (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Using defeat as motivation: girls’ cross country team remains positive after missing state qualification (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Culture Over Coffee, Episode #12: 2019 Fall Fashion Trends (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Breaking records and stereotypes: How female Olympians are inspiring today’s youth (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Pinning the patriarchy: PV female wrestler dominates the competition (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Canceling “cancel culture” (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Weighing the importance: creating world change or avoiding detention (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
The detrimental effects of helicopter parenting: a teenage epidemic (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Overrated and overpriced: senior pictures (Media)
Sep 20, 2019
Spartans’ strong start to fall sports (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
18 changes in 18 years: the aftermath of 9/11 (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
PV’s summer scholars (Story)
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