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HS Girls Win State Track
High School , District News

The girls track team is the 2018 Class 3A State Champions Congratulations! Photo from KNIA-KRLS State Track Meet Final Results

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Leighton State Bank’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Award
Middle School , District News

Congratulations to Joan Nikkel on receiving the 2018 Leighton State Bank Teacher of the Year Award! Leighton State Bank requests nominations for teachers in Pella and the surrounding communities who…

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School Board Leaders Honored in May
District News

Pella Community School District board members pictured from left: Gregg Gustafson, Lisa Jansen, Joan Corbin, Timothy Tripp, Gary Coppock May is School Board Recognition Month and a great opportunity for…

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HS Principal Eric Nelson Wins Award
High School , District News

Eric Nelson has been selected to receive the 2018 Iowa Bandmasters Association Outstanding Administrator Award. The Iowa Bandmasters Association selects administrators who exhibit leadership traits supporting the growth and success…

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Kaelie’s New Dog
High School , District News

Freshman Kaelie DeHeer has been dreaming of a service dog for 5 years. Her family applied to go through the process of getting a dog 4 years ago with an…

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McKinstrey Honored by PACE Alliance
High School , District News

Jay McKinstrey has been selected by the Pella Area Community Economic Alliance (PACE) to receive this year’s Community Spotlight Award. This is one of three Pella Impact Awards given annually…

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HS Jazz Bands Preform at IHSMA
High School , District News

The Iowa High School Music Association State Jazz Contest was held at the Pella High School Saturday, January 27th. Area jazz bands from Oskaloosa, North Mahaska, Pleasantville, PCM, Grinnell, EBF,…

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HS Show Choir Competes
High School , District News

Pella High School AcaPella and Bravo show choirs competed at the West Branch High School competition on Saturday, January 13. AcaPella won the varsity division with a moving performance of…

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Madrigals Perform at Mall of America
High School , District News

The High School Madrigal group performed at the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday, December 16. The group, lead by vocal director Michelle Chaplin, has performed at several…

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Forte competes at ISDTA
High School , District News

Forté traveled to Wells Fargo Arena on December 1, to compete at the annual ISDTA. Similar to previous years, they performed three routines: military, pom, and class kick. This year,…

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