Announcements February 9, 2015Published on February 9, 2015
Today’s thought on Character Counts
“Knowing what to do and not doing it is the same as not knowing what to do.” – Robin Sharma
Mandarin Chicken over Brown Rice or Pepperoni Pizza
Students and staff are welcome to a free breakfast on Wednesday morning in preparation for Iowa Assessments and NCRC
Congrats to both show choirs as they traveled to West Liberty this weekend. There were 15 show choirs in competition. Bravo took first place in the prep division. AcaPella won overall grand champion, and brought home many caption awards: best choreography, best band, most original show, best costumes, and Mason VanGorp earned the best male soloist trophy, with the solo in “Welcome to the Black Parade”. Their next competition is this Saturday, at Benton Community in Van Horne.
Battle of the Books will meet Thursday, February 12, at 8:00 and 3:15 in Room 114…you may select the time you would like to attend.
This weekend at State Speech Contests, the Pella speech team came away with 6 “Division 2” ratings and 8 “Division 1” ratings, 4 of which were straight “Ones” from all three judges. Congratulations to all performers!!
Seniors: Don’t forget today is the deadline to turn in your Senior Ski Trip Release form. Release forms are available in the high school office. A $20 donation is being accepted when you turn in your release form. Students choosing to snowboard must pay an extra $8 to do so – you may bring your own equipment to use for the day. If you have any questions please contact Colin Jones or Jamison Roozeboom for details. Seniors who have signed up and turned in release form will meet in the east gym at 8:00 AM on Wednesday.
Girls and boys basketball teams defeated Norwalk Friday Night.
Boys swim team has state qualifiers from Saturday’s district meet with the 200 medley and 200 Mete Freestyle relay team with Lucas Warner, Isaak Webb and Aaron King also setting a new school records. Isaak Webb also set a new school record while advancing to state with the 100 Meter butterfly and 100 Meter breaststroke. Lucas Warner qualified in the 100 Freestyle. Great job to our Pella Swimmers!
Good luck to:
Freshman girls and boys and JV boys basketball teams as they travel to Newton.