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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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Congratulations to Coach Catie Brand
High School , Middle School , District News

Coach Catie Brand has been named the Class 4A, Southeast Iowa District Volleyball Coach of the Year by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.  Coach Brand and the Lady Dutch had…

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Congratulations to Mrs. Tangen
Jefferson Intermediate , District News

Congratulations to Bethany Tangen on the renewal of her National Board Certification. This is a 1-2 year process in which teachers select samples from their educational practices (i.e. artifacts, videos,…

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Congratulations Coach Doug Cutler
High School , District News

Head cross country coach, Doug Cutler, has been chosen by the Iowa High School Track & Field + Cross Country Coaches Association as an at-large Girls Coach of the Year….

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Cross Country Finishes Another Great Season
High School , District News

The  Pella Cross Country teams finished the season with some impressive performances.  JV boys finished 4th at Conference, Varsity boys finished 5th at Conference and at District, JV girls finished…

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HS Girls Cross Country Team Finishes 2nd at State
High School , District News

The Pella HS Girls Cross Country team finished second place overall in class 3A at the High School State Cross Country Meet. The team scored a total of 104 points…

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