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School Supply Lists for the 2024-2025 School Year

Published on June 13, 2024

Please click on the link(s) below to see the supplies needed for the 2024-25 school year. Little Dutch Academy | Lincoln Elementary | Madison Elementary | Jefferson Intermediate | Middle School | High School 

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Summer Program Provides Free Meals for Kids and Teens

Published on May 13, 2024

Kids and teens across our community can get free meals this summer at participating locations. To find a site near you text FOOD or COMIDA to 304-304.

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Celebrating School Board Recognition Month: Honoring Our Pella School Board Members

Published on May 8, 2024

May is School Board Recognition Month, and we would like to extend a special thank you to our Pella School Board members for their unwavering support and dedication to our district, staff, and students. Their tireless efforts and countless hours volunteering their time exemplify their commitment to education and the well-being of our community. Join […]

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Pella High School Ranked Among the Best in Iowa

Published on April 30, 2024

An annual U.S. News & World Report publication shows that Pella High School is ranked among Iowa’s best in state rankings. The magazine ranked Pella High School as the 3rd best high school in the state, with Iowa City West and Gilbert High School ranked number one and two. Principal Josh Manning said, “We are […]

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Sarah Boyce: 2025-2026 Madison Elementary Principal

Published on April 9, 2024

  Pella Community School District is excited to announce the hiring of Sarah Boyce for the Madison Elementary Principal position. Sarah, a current 7th grade Language Arts Teacher at Pella Middle School, has accepted the role as the leader of Madison Elementary beginning with the 2025-2026 school year. Sarah is married to Jason Boyce and […]

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Blaine Forsythe: 2025-2026 Jefferson Intermediate Principal

Published on April 9, 2024

Pella Community School District is excited to announce the hiring of Blaine Forsythe for the Jefferson Intermediate Principal. Blaine, a long-time staff member at Pella Schools and the current Dean of Students at Madison Elementary and Jefferson Intermediate, has accepted the role as the leader of Jefferson Intermediate beginning with the 2025-2026 school year. Blaine […]

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Introducing Little Dutch Club: A New Childcare Program for School-Aged Children

Published on April 5, 2024

Families, We are excited to announce that Pella Schools will be offering a childcare program called Little Dutch Club for school-aged children starting Fall of 2024.  We are dedicated to providing high quality childcare for kindergarteners through 4th graders in a fun environment for the children to look forward to coming to each day.  Academics […]

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Pella High School’s Jazz 1 Clinches Fourth Consecutive State Championship, Extending Remarkable Legacy

Published on April 3, 2024

Congratulations to Pella High School’s Jazz 1 on winning the 2024 Iowa Jazz Championships! This is the fourth consecutive state championship for Jazz 1. Historically, of the forty-six held events, Pella has performed in the evening finals thirty-three times and won the state championship twenty-one times. We are proud of these students for their amazing […]

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Platform Music Risers For Sale (By Sealed Bid)

Published on March 20, 2024

The Pella Community School District has platform music risers for sale via sealed bid.  To schedule a time to see the risers in person please contact Middle School Principal, Scott Tjeerdsma via email or at (641) 628-4784. Sealed bids are due to the Middle School office by April 12, 2024.  

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Jay McKinstrey Named to Iowa Football Coaches Hall of Fame

Published on January 25, 2024

Congratulations Coach Jay McKinstrey! The Iowa Football Coaches Association has named Jay McKinstrey to the IFCA Hall of Fame Class of 2024. A graduate of Maurice-Orange City and Northwestern College, McKinstrey has been head coach at Pella through one of the great runs in Iowa high school football history. The Dutch won three consecutive championships […]

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