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Mr. Ebeling Receives Award

Published on April 7, 2021

Congratulations to Superintendent Greg Ebeling on receiving the  2021 Iowa Bandmasters Association Outstanding Administrator Award! The Iowa Bandmasters Association annually selects three administrators who are nominated by their band director to receive this award; one is selected at the Middle School, High School, and Superintendent levels. These administrators exhibit leadership traits that support the growth […]

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Students Participate in NASA Competition

Published on March 31, 2021

As with many events over this past year, the NASA 2021 Space Settlement Design Competition took place virtually over the March 27-28 weekend.  Students were lead by High School Science Teacher, Erin Yoder, and did an exceptional job with their presentations. The goal of this contest is for students to learn and apply science while […]

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ISASP testing April 5-9

Published on March 30, 2021

The state of Iowa requires that the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) be given to every student in grades 3-11 during the fourth quarter of this year. Pella Community Schools will administer the ISASP tests during the week of April 5-9: April 5 – Science test for grades 5,8, and 10 April 6 […]

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Local VFW Recognizes Teachers and Students

Published on December 17, 2020

Members from the VFW paid a special visit to the Middle and High Schools this week. Two teachers and three students received recognition from local VFW Post 5242. Congratulations to High School Social Studies teacher, Bryant Hancock, for receiving this year’s Iowa VFW Teacher of the Year award. photo courtesy of KNIA/KRLS Congratulations to Middle […]

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New Quarantine Guidelines – Dec 8, 2020

Published on December 8, 2020

The CDC, Iowa Department of Public Health and Marion County Public Health have updated their COVID-19 quarantine guidelines. The updates include more options for families to consider when their child has been deemed a close contact and is required to quarantine from school. We have revised our district quarantine policy to reflect these guidelines: 14 […]

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Parent COVID Questions from SIAC

Published on December 2, 2020

During November’s meeting of the School Improvement Advisory Council (SIAC), parents who serve on the council participated in a Q & A session with building principals and administrators.  The following are FAQ’s from that meeting: Q: If there is a need for one building to shift learning plans, can the other buildings continue with on-site […]

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Student

Published on November 20, 2020

Will Rasmussen Congratulations to Will Rasmussen for being named a National Rural and Small Town Recognition Program Scholar by the College Board National Recognition Programs (CBRP). Will qualified for this award by scoring in the top 2.5% on the PSAT/NMSQT test.  We are full of Pella Pride for Will on this tremendous accomplishment!  

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New Guidelines from Gov. Proclamation

Published on November 18, 2020

Pella Community School District Families: On Monday, November 16, 2020, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation in an effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The health and safety of our students, staff and families is a top priority. We ask for your continued patience as we implement the new guidelines. These measures will be […]

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Student Safety

Published on November 9, 2020

The safety of our students and staff is a high priority for all of us at Pella Community Schools. Safety includes many areas: building security, inclement weather, physical and mental health, bullying and harassment. One area of safety that tends to remain silent is sexual abuse. Victims often don’t feel safe in speaking out about […]

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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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