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Work-Based Learning Night-Nov 30

Published on October 23, 2020

Apprenticeships – Internships – Certifications Join us for a virtual informational meeting! Monday, November 30, 2020 Hear an overview of our Work-Based Learning program. Join breakout sessions for any of our six programs: Culinary/Hospitality – Apprenticeship / Certification Programs Early Childhood Education – Certification / Degree Program Engineering Assistant – Apprenticeship / Degree Program Health […]

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The Career Academy of Pella Receives Grant

Published on October 22, 2020

Governor Reynolds announced that the Career Academy of Pella (CAP) will receive $36,211 as an awardee of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Registered Apprenticeship Expansion grant. Money from the grant will be used to purchase augmented reality tools for the welding apprenticeship program, providing accelerated skills training while students are in the classroom. The Career Academy […]

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Thank you to the Pella Knights of Columbus!

Published on October 21, 2020

The Pella Knights of Columbus  generously donate$18,536 to our special education department! We are so grateful for this gift and appreciate the support so often given to our school and community by the Knights of Columbus. The Knights raised nearly $47,000 as part of their annual Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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Middle School Newsletter

Published on October 2, 2020

Check out the Middle School monthly newsletter! September 2020 August 2020 ___________________________________________________________________________________ May 2020 March 2020 February 2020 December 2019/January 2020 September 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 March 2018 January 2018 December 2017 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 April 2017 Spring 2017 January/February 2017 […]

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Changes in Face Mask Protocol & Quarantine

Published on September 29, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff, The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has made a change on quarantine recommendations for people that have been exposed to a positive case of COVID-19. This applies in non-healthcare, non-residential settings only. This includes businesses, education and child care settings. This guidance recommends that close contacts of COVID-positive cases will […]

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The Pella Dutch 2020 Homecoming Court

Published on September 23, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 Pella High School Homecoming Court!            Photo courtesy of KNIA/KRLS Pictured from left:  Mason Holland, Natalie Boll, Izaak LaHue, Camille Doty, King Cole DeWaard, Queen Annika Boonstra, Ryan Mace, Rachel Coppock, Grand Nelson and Faith Diers.  

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Welding Program Receives Weld-Machine Donation

Published on August 28, 2020

The Career Academy of Pella (CAP) is honored to be the recipient of an AugmentedArc® Augmented Reality Welding System, generously donated by Miller Electric in collaboration with Vermeer Corporation. Representatives from the two organizations presented the equipment to Sheila Graham, welding instructor, and Justin Horn, a welding student at the Career Academy, on Thursday, August […]

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Welcome New Teachers!

Published on August 27, 2020

We are excited to introduce our newest teachers at Pella Community Schools! Back Row (L to R) – Samantha Robilliard, HS Vocal Music Teacher; Stephanie Nefzger, Pre-School Teacher at Lincoln; Jeff Robilliard, Band Instructor;  Shelby Casner, 3rd Grade Teacher at Madison. Front Row (L to R) – Ally Canfield, 1st Grade Teacher at Lincoln; Aly […]

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HS Back to School Event and 9th Grade/New Student Orientation

Published on August 11, 2020

Tuesday, August 18th “Back to School Event” Back to School Event Checklist from 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM Computer Software Update Bring your Chromebook fully charged with the bag (Technology Office-Across from Library West end of building) School Picture HS Commons (Schedule below) Pick-up school ID as you wait in line Locker Check your combo and […]

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MS Schedules and Notable Dates

Published on August 11, 2020

Middle School Schedules – please note: 1.  Schedules will be released on August 14 from Infinite Campus.  Be watching for an email from Mr. Manning. 2.  There may be miscues, and we are always happy to fix them. Please email: jourdan.vanwyk@pellaschools.org scott.tjeerdsma@pellaschools.org josh.manning@pellaschools.org NOTE:  If there are any “Empty” slots on the schedule, that will […]

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