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Sam Rothbardt
Sam Rothbardt is a senior at Pleasant Valley High School. As both the social media manager of Spartan Shield Online and Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Spartan Shield Print Magazine, he is an integral part of the Spartan Shield. After high school Sam aspires to continue his education at an undecided university. Outside of academics and the Spartan Shield, Sam spends his free time playing basketball and soccer as well as relaxing with family and friends.


Sam Rothbardt, Social Media Manager

Mar 02, 2020
Former Pleasant Valley Superintendent to be named Bettendorf’s interim superintendent (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
2019 Spartan Year-in-Review (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Voices of the Valley, #11: Injuries to Student Athletes (Story)
Dec 21, 2019
New on Netflix in 2020 (Story/Media)
Dec 18, 2019
A walk to self-discovery (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
An atmosphere with a tone (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Print issues of The Spartan Shield, 2019-2020 (Story/Media)
Nov 26, 2019
Lessons for the future (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Tweets to get you through the week (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Jimmy Carter’s recent surgery: Why should I care? (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
When an Insta-fight turns physical: The implications of PV’s altercation (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
Seasonal Affective Disorder: How to help mental health (Story/Media)
Nov 08, 2019
Dishing out happiness: How a local man created his legacy one slice at a time (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Taking the first steps of change (Story/Media)
Oct 24, 2019
A Student’s Best Friend (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2019
A drive to end hunger: How a local program found national success (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
PV students take charge of hunger (Story/Media)
Oct 07, 2019
Which one to choose? (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2019
The never-ending battle of freedom of the press (Story)
Sep 24, 2019
Why the printing fee needs to be changed (Media)
Sep 23, 2019
Unprepared or unbelievable bad luck: The curse of the volleyball state qualifier (Media)
Sep 23, 2019
Textbooks for the future (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Bettendorf shooting case over (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Innovation of Apple (Story/Media)
Sep 09, 2019
New leaders at the top (Story)
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