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News Archive for October 2018

Kindergarten Community Helpers Social Studies Unit

Published on October 25, 2018

Kindergarten has been having some amazing visitors for our Community Helpers Social Studies Unit! The family of Kindergartners Liam and Mason VanderMeiden own Midwest Sanitation and brought their newest truck for us to see and learn about. Liam is in Mrs. Huerter’s class and Mason is in Mrs. Roorda’s class. The boys helped their dad […]

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New Pella High School Apprenticeship Programs

Published on October 23, 2018

High school is a crucial time for developing career choices and skills that will carry with students through the rest of their working lives. Many students will go onto college, but that’s not always the case. For some students, entering the workforce right out of high school suits their interests, and for others, it can […]

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JI Staff Participates in Live Healthy Iowa Step Challenge

Published on October 22, 2018

Jay Murphy, PE teacher at Jefferson, organized two teams with 20 total staff members from Jefferson Intermediate school to participate in the Live Healthy Iowa step challenge the past six weeks. The twenty staff members tallied more than 7 million steps in the 6 week time period. Both teams finished in the top 40 of […]

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Pumpkin Decorating – Favorite Book Character

Published on October 9, 2018

Last year we had a wonderful response from students who decorated a pumpkin as their favorite book character. We are excited to offer the opportunity again this year! If your child is interested in decorating a pumpkin to display in the library, here are a few things you should know: ALL grades are invited to […]

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