Pella Christian Schools will hold their first Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 12-1 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. as part of their integration process with the Center for the Advancement of Christian Education (CACE).

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Four Pella High School large group speech teams earned the highest possible honor at the Iowa High School Speech Association State Speech competition held at Cedar Rapids Washington High School on Feb. 8.

Pella Christian High School’s Large Group Speech Forensic Team earned top marks at the Iowa High School Speech Association State Speech competition held at Cedar Rapids Washington High School on Feb. 8.

The following students earned a spot on Pella Christian High School’s honor roll for the first semester of the 2019-2020 academic year. In order to be named to the honor roll, students must attain a 3.33 grand point average or higher.

Pella High School’s Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 both earned the highest mark possible at the Iowa High School Music Association State Jazz Festival.


Isaiah Gritters and Sydney Hooyer were crowned Pella Christian’s 2020 homecoming king and queen on Jan. 31. Aubrey Belzer, Jocelyn Gritters, Lizzy Posthuma, Haley Vermillion, Bryant Agre, Tate Osborn, Ryan Vande Haar and Max Wichhart make up the homecoming court.

DES MOINES – Last week, Rep. Dustin Hite (R-New Sharon) welcomed students involved in Pella Christian FFA to the Iowa House of Representatives. The students were visiting the Capitol for the Legislative Symposium, which is designed to build character and promote citizenship, volunteerism and…

Staff in the Pella Community School District feel strongly that their direct supervisors care about them as a person, according to the results of a district-wide culture survey.


Two Pella Community students and one Pella Christian student received first, second and third place in the Pella American Legion’s annual flag essay contest.

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Schools and businesses are announcing cancellations and other information ahead of expected snow and freezing rain on Friday, Jan. 17:

The Pella School District’s vision of learning, student and faculty culture, community collaboration and management were all key points of analysis for the school board’s annual review of Superintendent Greg Ebeling.


Mr. Bob Boots’ Golden Apple may not be edible, but it is a testament to the lasting impact he has on his students.

The number of people enrolled in school in the United States reached 76.8 million in 2018 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This is 2.2 million below the level reached in 2011, when 79.0 million were enrolled in school. Enrolled students make up 25 percent of the U.S. population age three…

In December, 270 students in fourth through eighth grade competed in the National Geographic Geography Bee at Pella Christian Grade School.


Jefferson Intermediate paid tribute to veterans and active-duty military members during the school’s annual Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11.

DES MOINES – Governor Kim Reynolds announced that Iowa’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation system continues to strengthen teaching and learning, with more school districts reporting progress meeting their local student achievement goals for the third year in a row.

The Pella School Board started planning for the budgeting process for the 2020-21 academic year by looking at the district’s enrollment numbers.

Carson Breon, Nia Hoekstra and Braden Meinders of Pella Christian High School have attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high school musicians by being selected as members of the 2019 All-State Music Festival.

The Pella Kiwanis received a check from Grand Knight Travis Eisenbarth with the Knights of Columbus for their Wonder Spelen project.


The Pella School Board decided they will not proceed with the development of a full-time early childcare center owned and operated by the school district during a two-hour work session on Oct. 14.

The Pella Community High School Marching Dutch will host its tenth annual marching band competition “The Marching Dutch Invitational” on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Pella High School Football Stadium.


Warren Page and Caroline McMartin were crowned the 2019 Pella High School Homecoming king and queen to kick off homecoming week on Monday, Sept. 23. Pictured in the front row from left to right are Elsie Thoreson, Makenzie Van Maanen, McMartin, Ellie Howard and Hailey Kowzan. Pictured in the…

The Pella High School announced it’s 2019 Homecoming Court on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Homecoming queen candidates from left to right are Elsie Thoreson, Caroline McMartin, Makenzie Van Maanen, Ellie Howard and Hailey Kowzan. Homecoming king candidates from left to right are Logan Shetterly, Warre…

DES MOINES – The State Board of Education recently approved performance levels that determine how many students met expectations on Iowa’s new state test, the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP).


The Pella School Board held an interactive work session on Sept. 9 to help the board move towards a decision regarding a proposal for a community childcare center.

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