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News Archive for October 2019

Middle School Standards-Referenced and Letter Grading

Published on October 24, 2019

Converting Class Standards to Letter Grades Since we are in the middle of elementary and high school, we use an intermediate method to calculate our grades. We use standards outlined in rubrics to inform our letter grades. Trust us, it would be much easier to use standards only, but we know we need to help […]

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Madison Elementary Kids of Character

Published on October 24, 2019

Congratulations to these students on being outstanding kids of character! Madison Elementary recognized four outstanding kids of character at their PBIS assembly on October 16, 2019. Students recognized include Ava Hennefeld, Jack Treur, Saige Pringle, and Emma Harvey. Students were nominated by their teachers for being exemplary students of character in their class. Each student […]

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Congratulations to Bob Fessler!

Published on October 24, 2019

Bob Fessler HS Health and PE Teacher   Bob Fessler has been selected to the Iowa High School Girls Coaches Association Volleyball Hall of Fame. Bob coached volleyball at Walnut Ridge Academy in Waterloo from 1997-2002, and at Pella High School from 2003-2011.¬† During his career as a volleyball coach, he won 419 games, leading […]

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Notice of Election

Published on October 21, 2019

Mahaska County election information Marion County election information Jasper County election information

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Julie Stratton Honored by High School Grad

Published on October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Julie Stratton, HS art Teacher, for receiving the Award for Mentoring¬†Excellence from the Iowa State Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Julie Stratton was nominated by Pella High School graduate, Taylor Burton (2013).¬† During the award banquet on October 11, Taylor complimented Mrs. Stratton on her ability to nurture his creativity in art […]

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