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Fortè Team Earns Top Awards at State Championship

Published on December 5, 2023

CONGRATULATIONS! Fortè earned 1st place in CLASS 5 JAZZ, 1st place in CLASS 12 POM and 1st place in CLASS 2 MILITARY!  They also received a Judge’s Choice Award for their military routine and a Distinguished Academic Award.  Senior Fortè members Olivia Cunningham and Stella Stelpfulg were finalists and recipients of Senior Scholarship Awards. A special congratulations […]

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Doug Cutler Named Class 3A Girls Cross Country State Coach of the Year

Published on November 16, 2023

Congratulations Doug Cutler! Doug Cutler has been named Class 3A Girls Cross Country State Coach of the Year! “Doug exemplifies what it means to be a true coach of young people. His focus on developing his student-athletes into better people is evident in everything he does. Pella High School is proud of Coach Cutler as he is […]

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Future Ready Conferences – November 13th & November 16th

Published on November 13, 2023

Parents / Guardians of students at PHS: We are hosting our fall Future Ready Conferences Monday, November 13 and Thursday, November 16. There is still time to sign up!…/1dY6yYvFS6GhkLQHSEvL3CfL…/edit

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PHS Presents the 2023 Fall Show: Peter and the Starcatcher (November 2, 3, and 4 at 7:00 PM)

Published on November 1, 2023

Show dates are: November 2, 3, and 4 at 7:00 PM Online ticket sales will open October 23 at  Student tickets: $5 Adult tickets: $10 Reserved seating is sold online (with an online fee), and will be available for the middle sections of the auditorium and for wheelchair seating. Please bring your ticket to the show. No reserved […]

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Duchess Staff Wins Yearbook of the Year

Published on October 31, 2023

Congratulations to the Duchess staff who won Yearbook of the Year in their class and 23 individual awards for writing, design, and photography!   “I’m so proud of not only our classes that contributed to this yearbook, but our last year’s editors.  Without them this book wouldn’t be the yearbook of the year.  I can’t […]

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Mrs. Suzi Jones Selected as Iowa’s Theatre Educator of the Year

Published on October 23, 2023

One of Pella High School’s teachers has been recognized by the Iowa High School Speech Association as their Theatre Educator of the Year. Executive Director of the IHSSA, Stacy Hansen, presented Mrs. Suzi Jones with the award and was quick to point out how important her work has been in Pella and beyond. “When the […]

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Pella School Board Candidate Forum – October 19 at 5:30pm – Pella High School Library

Published on October 17, 2023

Pella School Board Candidate Forum – October 19 at 5:30pm – Pella High School Library Live Stream Connection The Pella School Board Candidate forum will be held on Thursday, October 19th to inform voters ahead of the upcoming November 2023 school board elections. The three candidates on the ballot have been invited to participate in […]

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High School Newsletters

Published on October 6, 2023

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The Career Academy of Pella hosts Work-Based Learning Event

Published on October 5, 2023

The Career Academy of Pella hosted an Open House on Wednesday, October 4th, showcasing the new Advanced Manufacturing lab.  Local business and industry leaders, as well as State of Iowa officials, interacted with Pella High students who demonstrated the new high tech equipment.     Click here to see KNIA-KRLS coverage of the event.

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