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The Career Academy of Pella Receives Grant

Published on October 22, 2020

Governor Reynolds announced that the Career Academy of Pella (CAP) will receive $36,211 as an awardee of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Registered Apprenticeship Expansion grant. Money from the grant will be used to purchase augmented reality tools for the welding apprenticeship program, providing accelerated skills training while students are in the classroom. The Career Academy […]

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Thank you to the Pella Knights of Columbus!

Published on October 21, 2020

The Pella Knights of Columbus  generously donate$18,536 to our special education department! We are so grateful for this gift and appreciate the support so often given to our school and community by the Knights of Columbus. The Knights raised nearly $47,000 as part of their annual Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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Changes in Face Mask Protocol & Quarantine

Published on September 29, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff, The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has made a change on quarantine recommendations for people that have been exposed to a positive case of COVID-19. This applies in non-healthcare, non-residential settings only. This includes businesses, education and child care settings. This guidance recommends that close contacts of COVID-positive cases will […]

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Welding Program Receives Weld-Machine Donation

Published on August 28, 2020

The Career Academy of Pella (CAP) is honored to be the recipient of an AugmentedArc® Augmented Reality Welding System, generously donated by Miller Electric in collaboration with Vermeer Corporation. Representatives from the two organizations presented the equipment to Sheila Graham, welding instructor, and Justin Horn, a welding student at the Career Academy, on Thursday, August […]

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Welcome New Teachers!

Published on August 27, 2020

We are excited to introduce our newest teachers at Pella Community Schools! Back Row (L to R) – Samantha Robilliard, HS Vocal Music Teacher; Stephanie Nefzger, Pre-School Teacher at Lincoln; Jeff Robilliard, Band Instructor;  Shelby Casner, 3rd Grade Teacher at Madison. Front Row (L to R) – Ally Canfield, 1st Grade Teacher at Lincoln; Aly […]

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Welcome to Our New School Board Member

Published on August 11, 2020

photo courtesy of KNIA/KRLS The Pella Community School Board welcomed Elisa Klahsen as a new member at the August 10 work session. Board President Joan Corbin announced Elisa will replace retired member Gregg Gustafson. She took the oath of office for the at-large seat with a term that will continue until November 2021.   Full […]

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2020/21 School Supplies

Published on June 15, 2020

Click on the link(s) below to see what supplies you will need for this coming school year. Supply lists updated: July 7, 2020 (Lincoln Elementary July 15, 2020). High School | Middle School | Jefferson Intermediate | Madison Elementary | Lincoln Elementary | Elementary Virtual Students  

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Graduation: June 19, 2020 – 6:00 pm

Published on June 7, 2020

We look forward to celebrating the Class of 2020!  Commencement will be: Friday, June 19, 2020 6:00 p.m. Central College, Kuyper Fieldhouse Seniors will be spaced according to social distancing guidelines.  We ask that families and guests  also please practice social distancing during the ceremony.  Thank you. Guests Each graduate may invite up to six […]

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Change in Grab-and-Go Meal Schedule

Published on May 28, 2020

Grab-and-Go Meals will be offered throughout the summer. Please sign up for meals weekly at:  coronavirus.pellaschools.org

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Students Sign-Up for Apprenticeships

Published on May 26, 2020

Students Sign With Local Employers in Work-Based Learning Program* *Press Release from Central College. PELLA, IA (05/26/2020) Career Academy of Pella hosted a virtual signing day on May 20 to welcome participants into a new and expanding work-based educational program in Marion County. In total, 13 students from high schools in Pella signed letters with […]

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