The student news site of Pleasant Valley High School

Spartan Shield

The student news site of Pleasant Valley High School

Spartan Shield

The student news site of Pleasant Valley High School

Spartan Shield

Kushi Maridu

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Kushi Maridu, a former Site Manager for the Shield, is a senior at Pleasant Valley High School and takes up the job of being a Co-Editor-in-Chief this year. He ran for the PV cross country team for all four of his years at the high school. Kushi’s favorite classes include Journalism and Anatomy & Physiology. After high school, Kushi plans on going into the medical field and his love for medicine and sciences propelled him to co-found the Future Physicians of America club and passionately leads the club with his peers. He also actively engages in Math Club and Ethics Bowl, leading Math Club and contributing his knowledge to Ethics Bowl. Outside of school, Kushi enjoys going to the gym, watching movies and TV, and playing chess. Kushi is very excited to co-lead the Spartan Shield this year!

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Living without papers in Florida will most likely lead to arrest after this bill goes into effect on July 1, 2023

DeSantis causes another mess

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2023
The debt ceiling could cause irreverisble damage if not addressed by June 1.

Shield sheds light: The debt ceiling

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2023
A high school senior wore a shirt that read I READ BANNED BOOKS to protest against Governor Kim Reynolds actions to ban certain books.

The importance of protesting

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 19, 2023
Despite the growing threat of gun violence and other prevalent issues in everyday life , the government chooses to focus on a TikTok ban.

America’s misplaced priorities

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 22, 2023

The Creativity Battle: Man vs. Machine

Kushi Maridu, Co-editor-in-chief
January 10, 2023
Students usually use a VPN to access school-clocked content such as Snapchat and Instagram.

How VPN is a danger and a benefit

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-In-Chief
January 8, 2023
Seniors Arissa Khan and Anagha Sudhindra participate in a lab in AP Physics 2 to further their understanding in the STEM field.

The Indian Increase

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 15, 2022
Andrew Tate spreads misogyny and motivates other men to be like him.

Addressing andrew tate

Kushi Maridu, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 3, 2022
Sophomore Folu Adekunle plays Clash Royale during Study Hall.

Top seven mobile games

Kushi Maridu, Site manager
October 13, 2021
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