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Virtual Strolling Strings

Published on May 11, 2020

Orchestra’s “strolling strings” group wasn’t able to perform during Tulip Time this year, so they created some video performances.  Enjoy!  

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Pella’s First Registered Apprentice

Published on April 21, 2020

Charles Vander Velden, a 2019 graduate of Pella High School, became the first registered apprentice through the Career Academy of Pella. Read the full article on the link.

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Special Edition of the HS Newsletter-March, 2020

Published on March 30, 2020

A special edition of our HS newsletter during the school closing: Special Edition of the High School Newsletter

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Online Learning Opportunities Begin March 30

Published on March 23, 2020

Pella Community Schools will begin posting online learning opportunities for students beginning Monday, March 30. Please review the Online Learning Etiquette:

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Introducing SafeSchools Alert

Published on February 25, 2020

District ID code:  1915 _____________________________________ Our district is now using SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting app that allows students, staff and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration. You  can easily report tips on bullying, harassment, drugs, vandalism, threats of violence or any safety issue you’re concerned about through SafeSchools Alert. Do a search […]

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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 Bob Fessler!

Published on October 24, 2019

Bob Fessler HS Health and PE Teacher   Bob Fessler has been selected to the Iowa High School Girls Coaches Association Volleyball Hall of Fame. Bob coached volleyball at Walnut Ridge Academy in Waterloo from 1997-2002, and at Pella High School from 2003-2011.  During his career as a volleyball coach, he won 419 games, leading […]

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Julie Stratton Honored by High School Grad

Published on October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Julie Stratton, HS art Teacher, for receiving the Award for Mentoring Excellence from the Iowa State Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Julie Stratton was nominated by Pella High School graduate, Taylor Burton (2013).  During the award banquet on October 11, Taylor complimented Mrs. Stratton on her ability to nurture his creativity in art […]

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2019 Homecoming Court

Published on September 26, 2019

Congratulations to Queen Caroline McMartin and King Warren Page, and the their homecoming court:  Elsie Thoreson, Makenzie VanMaanen, Ellie Howard, Hailey Kowzan, Greyson Parisee, Logan Shetterly, Blake Recker and Colby VanGorp.

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