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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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8th Grade: HS Excellence in Electives, Feb 10

Published on February 10, 2020

8th Grade Parents, We want to invite you to Excellence in Electives on Monday, February 10 at Pella High School. This evening will allow students and parents to explore elective class opportunities in an open house format with a short 8th grade meeting to follow. 5:30pm-7pm:  Teachers will have tables set up in the HS […]

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Mr. Boots Wins Golden Apple Award!

Published on January 6, 2020

Congratulations to Bob Boots on winning the WHO Golden Apple Award! Middle School Science Teacher Wins Golden Apple Award for Combining Education and Entertainment #pellapride

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Pella Students Win Local VFW Patriot’s Pen

Published on December 17, 2019

Congratulations to Daria Haynie, Nora Ausman and Anna German! The local VFW sponsored an essay contest open to all 6-8 grade Pella students. The essay topic:  What makes America Great? Three of our 7th grade students were selected as winners for their amazing essays.  Russ Bollard visited the middle school on Friday, December 13 to […]

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Congratulations to Joan Nikkel!

Published on December 9, 2019

Joan Nikkel, Middle School Language Arts Teacher Joan Nikkel is recognized by the Governor’s office and the Department of Education as a finalist for the Iowa Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year award. Joan was one of five Iowa educators who were picked as finalists for this year’s state award, which was won by […]

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Middle School Standards-Referenced and Letter Grading

Published on October 24, 2019

Converting Class Standards to Letter Grades Since we are in the middle of elementary and high school, we use an intermediate method to calculate our grades. We use standards outlined in rubrics to inform our letter grades. Trust us, it would be much easier to use standards only, but we know we need to help […]

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September is National Preparedness Month

Published on September 24, 2019

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The 2019 theme is “Prepared, Not Scared.” Pella Community Schools would like to take this opportunity to identify district safety highlights and resources (links are in green text). The district follows procedures from the […]

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Family Fun Night – Saturday, Oct 5

Published on September 18, 2019

Pella Athletic Booster Club Presents Family Fun Night! Join us at the Pella Dutch Football Stadium for inflatables, concessions and movie! Saturday, October 5 5-7 p.m. – Inflatables on the turf 7-8:30 p.m. – Movie on the jumbo screen    

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