Spartan Shield

Nate Martell
Senior Nate Martell is an active member of Pleasant Valley High School. Along with being the news section editor with the online Spartan Shield, Nate is one of the captains this season on the state ranked boys swim team. He has been swimming competitively for 11 years. He also is a part of the JV boys tennis team. Along with being an athlete, Nate is a member of the PVCSD School Improvement Advisory Committee and is also involved with the Spartan Marching Band leadership, Concert Band and Full Orchestra. Outside of school, Nate is a barista at Atomic Coffee Bar and a lifeguard/server at the Davenport Country Club. Next year, Nate will be attending Kansas State University to major in Aviation. A fun fact about Nate is he was adopted from Kazakhstan at just 9 months old! 


Nate Martell, News Editor

Mar 20, 2020
A message to the class of 2020 (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Breaking the stigma: School resource officer changes notions on police force (Media)
Jan 12, 2020
Hardworking and caring: SRO Deputy Fah strives for more than safety (Story)
Jan 12, 2020
PV students lack exposure to other walks of life (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
How to fly through the airport: Holiday Edition (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
Funding PV’s athletic department (Story/Media)
Dec 09, 2019
ISL: Spartan athletes take to the soccer field for off-season training (Story/Media)
Nov 26, 2019
Violent threat or desperate for a break: Student’s words sends school into a frenzy (Media)
Nov 25, 2019
I-74 bridge project: construction issues force one year delay (Story/Media)
Nov 18, 2019
Spartans come together to support the girls’ volleyball team (Media)
Nov 15, 2019
State Volleyball Recap (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
Girls basketball: preparing for a new season with a new team (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
When an Insta-fight turns physical: The implications of PV’s altercation (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
PV ranked top school district in Iowa (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2019
Slideshow: Powderpuff 2019 (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Voices of the Valley, Episode #8: Indian Football League (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Illinois goes green: legalization of marijuana hopes to boost state revenue (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Slideshow: Girls Swim vs Bettendorf (Story/Media)
Oct 13, 2019
What does it mean when you turn 18? (Story/Media)
Oct 07, 2019
The impeachment process (Story/Media)
Sep 30, 2019
Pilot shortage creates turbulence throughout aviation industry (Story/Media)
Sep 23, 2019
New PV elementary school being constructed (Story/Media)
Sep 16, 2019
Long-awaited pool renovations delayed (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Election season: introducing democratic candidates (Story)
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Nate Martell