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News Archive for November 2017

Jefferson Students CARE About Their Community

Published on November 20, 2017

Mrs. Goodman’s class and the library partnered to “fill the wagon” for the food shelf this Thanksgiving. Our overflowing wagon had over 200 items that were brought in by students in hopes that our local families who are struggling will have a happy Thanksgiving. 

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Congratulations Coach Doug Cutler

Published on November 16, 2017

Head cross country coach, Doug Cutler, has been chosen by the Iowa High School Track & Field + Cross Country Coaches Association as an at-large Girls Coach of the Year.  Coach Cutler and his team lead the girls to a Class 3A, 2nd place finish at the state cross country meet in October. This is […]

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Weighted Blankets

Published on November 9, 2017

As part of a coffee time outreach, the ladies quilting group of First Reformed Church took on a special mission to sew weighted blankets for students that needed a little help. They wouldn’t tell us how many hours they worked, but said they met once a month and put in enough hours to get them […]

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National FFA Convention

Published on November 8, 2017

On October 25, over 67,000 FFA members arrived in Indianapolis, Indiana for the 90th FFA National Convention. The National Convention is where students from all 50 states come together and compete and learn more about agriculture. Ten students from Pella High School represented the Pella chapter. They went to many workshops to learn more about […]

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Cross Country Finishes Another Great Season

Published on November 6, 2017

The  Pella Cross Country teams finished the season with some impressive performances.  JV boys finished 4th at Conference, Varsity boys finished 5th at Conference and at District, JV girls finished 2nd at Conference, and Varsity girls finished the season as Conference and District Champions. Amazing job by all of the runners! Senior Thomas Gauley and […]

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October Visitors

Published on November 6, 2017

October was a fun month of visitors for Madison Elementary.    Mrs. Roozeboom’s kindergarten class had a special visitor come to help them learn more about Community Helpers. Brett the Vet, from Pella Pets, came to teach the class about what he does as a veterinarian and how to take care of their pets.    […]

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HS Girls Cross Country Team Finishes 2nd at State

Published on November 2, 2017

The Pella HS Girls Cross Country team finished second place overall in class 3A at the High School State Cross Country Meet. The team scored a total of 104 points and were runners-up for the third straight season. Top Lady Dutch finishers were Caroline McMartin 9th place, Ashley Blommers 15th place, and Chelsea Jorgensen 16th […]

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