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News Archive for December 2016

Ag Mechanics

Published on December 21, 2016

Three times a month Mr. Bowers, the agriculture education teacher, opens up the welding shop for a work night. The group is called Ag Mechanics, and it has attracted a following from the agriculture and industrial technology departments. “Ag Mechanics was started because a few years ago I was constantly having kids stop by and […]

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Jazz 1 Wins 1st Place at SCIBA

Published on December 19, 2016

On December 9, the Pella High School Jazz 1 group traveled to Winterset High School for the South Central Iowa Band Association Jazz Festival. The jazz band performed their 3-piece set and finished in first place beating out Dallas Center-Grimes, Gilbert, and host-school Winterset. Winterset and the Pella Jazz 1 both qualified for the Iowa […]

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Readers Theater

Published on December 15, 2016

Speech teachers Ashlee Whittington and Suzi Jones have decided to put on Scooby Doo for one of their Reader’s Theaters. They will be performing the first episode of the popular cartoon, “What a Night for a Knight!” This episode begins with an archeologist bringing a suit of armor to a museum. He disappears and the […]

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Wal-Mart Friends

Published on December 12, 2016

This week we ended our candy bar fundraiser at Jefferson. When there was only one box left, an email went out that the first person to claim it could have it.  Our Special Education teacher, Jody Knouse, immediately sent a response that she would take it, because she wanted to donate it to the Wal […]

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Pella HS Students Attend ISU Microbiology Workshop

Published on December 9, 2016

Sixteen students from Mrs. Hones’ biology and honors biology classes attended a microbiology workshop at Iowa State University on Friday, November 11. Throughout the workshop, students received hands-on training and experience with minuscule samples in a modern laboratory facility. Some events from the day included isolating their own DNA and analyzing bacteria. Pella High juniors […]

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