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).
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.
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska and a few Marion County residents cracked open the hard eggs for the state legislature panel at last weekend’s Eggs and Issues.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Marion County Bank’s halftime entertainment at last week’s Pella vs. Pella Christian basketball games earned the schools a $3,175 donation from the bank.
CEDAR RAPIDS – Pella educator Joan Nikkel was a finalist for the 2020 Teacher of the Year. Nikkel is the seventh-grade language arts teacher at Pella Middle School.
Pella Christian Grade School students will have the opportunity to help children in the foster care system by donating items to Kaden’s Kloset for their yearly Christmas project.
The Pella School Board reviewed students’ results from the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) and district finances, showing the district’s students performing above the state average and a healthy financial position.
Pella Dollars for Scholars hosted a luncheon on Nov. 14 to thank donors who help support scholarships offered to both Pella Christian and Pella Community High School students.
Fifth grade students at Pella Christian Grade School marched to Fair Haven with members of the Pella American Legion to visit with local veterans on Nov. 11.
Pella Christian’s Eighth Grade Theatre Troupe will perform an elaborate story of overcoming regret in this year’s production of “Crown of Roses.”
DES MOINES – Mediacom Communications is offering $60,000 in scholarship support for high school seniors who plan to obtain further education.
DES MOINES — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are the top vote-getters among presidential candidates in Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate’s Iowa Youth Straw Poll.
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.
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.
Madison Elementary recognized four outstanding kids of character at their Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) assembly on October 16, 2019.
Pella Knights of Columbus’ 21st campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities received a record $27,004 from the community this year.
Eighth graders from Pella Community and Pella Christian Schools had the opportunity to learn about careers in manufacturing at Pella Corporation during the month of October.
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.
Hundreds of sixth and ninth grade students from surrounding communities gathered in the Vermeer Global Pavilion to participate in Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4.
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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