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Announcements January 31st, 2014

Published on January 31, 2014

Today’s thought on Character Counts

“Don’t let the opinions of others define you.  Don’t let the doubts of others confine you.  You can be so much more than you suppose. “ – Michael Josephson


Popcorn chicken or crispito


There will be an informational meeting for students interested in participating in the Regional Physics Competition on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 8:00am in R600. If you cannot make this meeting, please see Mrs. Hammann.

The Pella Dollars for Scholars encourages all basketball fans to warm up with some supper before the game on Tuesday, February 4th. The Pella vs PC basketball game will be at PC and the soup supper will be a free will donation. Please come enjoy some soup between 4:30-6:30, support Pella Dollars for Scholars and the Dutch basketball teams!!!!

On Friday, January 31st, the National Honor Society is hosting a bake sale at the girls’ and boys’ basketball games. There will be a various types of baked goods for sale. The proceeds will go to the Pella’s National Honor Society.”

Seniors – don’t forget to sign up for the ski trip during lunch today!

Come to All City Speech Night at 7:00 p.m. tomorrow night at Pella Christian.  Free Admission.

Central College will be hosting another basketball shoot out March 1st at the Kuyper gym from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in memory of Blake Van Vark.  This event is open to 6th graders through college aged students.  All proceeds will be going to Third Church’s Baja Mission to build more homes in Mexico.  Registration forms are available in the office and are due February 14.  If you have any question please email the address typed on the form or through our Facebook page:  Second Annual Blake Van Vark Basketball Shoot Out.  Please sign up to support a great cause. 


For tonight’s basketball games and showing school spirit seniors wear green, juniors and sophomores wear white, and freshmen wear black! Dress in as much of your color as possible! Best dressed class gets to do half time shooting for gift cards. Go Dutch!!

Girls interested in going out for tennis or golf, please sign up with Charma.


Wrestling lost to Grinnell and ADM

Those that defeated ADM were Ethan Speltz, Chase Petty , Calvin Van Donselaar

Tate Petty, Luke Roose, and  Dylan Larson

Those that defeated Grinnell Ethan Speltz, Levi Azinger, Luke Roose,and  Carter Terpstra

Boys Swim team defeated Decorah, Grinnell, Oskaloosa and Vinton-Shellsburg and advance to Districts.

  • 200 medley relay –  Levi Heschke,  Aaron King, Josh Bailey – 1st

  • 200 individual medley – Isaak Webb – 1st

  • 50 freestyle –  Jake Lensing – 1st

  • 100 butterfly –  Isaak Webb – 1st, Aaron King – 3rd

  • 100 freestyle –  Josh Bailey – 3rd

  • 200 freestyle relay –  Isaak Webb, Josh Bailey, Levi Heschke, 2nd

  • 100 backstroke Levi Heschke – 2nd

  • 400 freestyle relay – Aaron King, Isaak Webb – 1st

Good luck to:

  • Freshman/JV and Varsity girls and boys basketball teams as they all host Grinnell tonight.

  • Wrestling as they travel to Norwalk tomorrow for conference meet