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News Archive for December 2019

Pella Students Win Local VFW Patriot’s Pen

Published on December 17, 2019

Congratulations to Daria Haynie, Nora Ausman and Anna German! The local VFW sponsored an essay contest open to all 6-8 grade Pella students. The essay topic:  What makes America Great? Three of our 7th grade students were selected as winners for their amazing essays.  Russ Bollard visited the middle school on Friday, December 13 to […]

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Congratulations to Kari Pingel!

Published on December 12, 2019

Kari Pingel, Gifted & Talented Teacher at Jefferson Intermediate   Kari Pingel was named 2019 IATC Assistant Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches. Coach Pingel has been an integral member of our coaching staff for many years.  She has coached Pella high school girls track and field […]

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Congratulations to Joan Nikkel!

Published on December 9, 2019

Joan Nikkel, Middle School Language Arts Teacher Joan Nikkel is recognized by the Governor’s office and the Department of Education as a finalist for the Iowa Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year award. Joan was one of five Iowa educators who were picked as finalists for this year’s state award, which was won by […]

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