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Announcements February 16, 2015

Published on February 16, 2015

Today’s thought on Character Counts

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John D. Rockefeller



Corn Dog or Stuffed Crust Cheese Pizza


AcaPella attended their last competition this Saturday at Benton.  They ended the season with a 3A championship at Benton, and a perfect record in 3A for the season.  Their next performance is this weekend, here in Pella, at Dutch Masters, on Saturday night at 6pm.  This is a great opportunity to watch other show choirs from all over the state (and out of state) all day, and see our award-winning show at 6pm.  Tickets are available at the door.
Do you have lots of old books from your childhood just sitting around at home? Now you have a use for them! There is going to be a book drive for gently-used books for kids ages 4 through 12. The books you bring will be donated for use of low-income, inner-city kids who normally don’t have access to books, especially at home. The book drive will take place every week until March 13th, the week before spring break. The drop off for donations will be in the guidance office.
 Girls Track will meet in Room 109 right after school today.Boys track members please be dressed and ready for practice at 3:30 and meet in Coach Cutler’s room.
Girls interested in going out for girls tennis, please sign up in Charma’s office. There will be a meeting after school next Monday, the 23rd in Room 113 study hall.
Boys interested in going out for tennis, please sign up in Charma’s office. There will be a meeting next Monday after school in room 220.
Freshmen Boys Basketball players need to return their uniforms and practice jerseys to Coach Core today.


JV and Varsity girls and boys all swept Oskaloosa Friday night. Congratulations to Isaac Naaktgeboren for achieving 1,000 career points.

Congratulations to Chase Petty for qualifying for State wrestling this coming week-end, placing 2nd at districts. Others that placed were Keegan Poole placing 3rd, Ethan Speltz with 4th, Austin Bragg and Sam Frederickson got 6th.  Thanks to all wrestlers for a great season and your hard work!Boys swimming at state on Saturday had Issak Webb finish 2nd in the state in the 100 Meter Butterfly setting another school record for the 4th time this season, he finished 13th in the 100 Meter breaststroke.  The 200 medley relay team with Lucas Warner, Isaak Webb and Aaron King finished 8th also setting another school record for the 3rd time. They also got 6th in the 200 Freestyle relay.  Thanks to all who came to support them at state!