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Lena Ahrens
Lena Ahrens, 18, is a senior at Pleasant Valley High School and was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Ahrens enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She is also a huge fanatic of all dogs including her own beloved puppies, Sweetie, Baby, Robi, Alafair, and Clete. Ahrens is involved in many activities such as dance, track, and softball. If you know her well, you would see her having a dance party with her sister, Ella, or playing Minecraft with her brother, Lincoln. One of her passions is photography, which she dreams of possibly turning into a career working for National Geographic one day. Ahrens plans to attend University of Iowa in the fall and major in biology. A fun fact about Ahrens is that she loves dinosaurs and has seen the Jurassic Park movies over 100 times in her life. You might find her eating her favorite Whitey’s ice cream flavor, moose tracks, with her best friend, Morgan. Her hobbies include traveling, crafting, eating food, and playing with her dogs. 

Lena Ahrens, Social Media Manager

May 25, 2020
Graduation parties happening despite the COVID-19 pandemic (Story)
May 22, 2020
Culture Over Coffee Episode #4: Nail and hair salons begin to reopen (Story)
May 18, 2020
We are ALL IN this together (Story)
May 11, 2020
It’s only getting more difficult: Teachers are assigning too much homework (Story/Media)
May 04, 2020
77 of 99: Many counties in Iowa are gradually reopening to the public (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
ZOOMing in on being together (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
Pass/fail grading: A new alternative for dual credit classes (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Students say yes to the (prom) dress (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Social Media (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Step by step: Olympian spreads her wisdom to make young athletes greater (Story/Media)
Mar 02, 2020
5 Ways to stay healthy outside of athletics (Story/Media)
Mar 02, 2020
A not so hot topic: Erratic temperatures are affecting people’s moods (Story/Media)
Feb 24, 2020
The more the better: CTE classes prove to be beneficial to students’ futures (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Playing the field: Students suit up for town softball league (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
From student to teacher: The lessons learned best through experience (Story/Media)
Feb 03, 2020
Making a splash: PVJH swim team celebrates new inclusiveness (Story)
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Lena Ahrens