Skip to main content
Settings
Light Mode

News Archives: News

Pella High School Ranked Among the Best in Iowa

Published on April 30, 2024

An annual U.S. News & World Report publication shows that Pella High School is ranked among Iowa’s best in state rankings. The magazine ranked Pella High School as the 3rd best high school in the state, with Iowa City West and Gilbert High School ranked number one and two. Principal Josh Manning said, “We are […]

Read Full News Story

Generosity in Action: Pella Middle School Students Present Checks to Local Nonprofits

Published on April 29, 2024

In their 13th year of operating a concession stand, 7th-grade Social Studies students from Mrs. Schulz’s and Mrs. Lybbert’s classes at Pella Middle School have continued their tradition of generosity. During the basketball season, they raised $6,230 in revenue from their concession stand efforts, ultimately contributing $3,200 in profits to various charitable causes. Their cumulative […]

Read Full News Story

“Good Inside” Parenting Learning Opportunity – Tuesday, May 7th at 6pm

Published on April 23, 2024

Scan the QR code to RSVP or click this link: https://forms.gle/VCyR611s55Wi1Gx49. RSVP’s are helpful, but not mandatory!

Read Full News Story

Pella Middle School Students Pack 23,500 Meals to Fight Hunger

Published on April 22, 2024

For the past eight years, the students of Pella Middle School have dedicated themselves to supporting those facing hunger. Through their partnership with Meals from the Heartland, they have packaged an astounding 180,000 meals during this time frame. This year, their commitment to making a difference was as strong as ever. Once again, students came […]

Read Full News Story

Pella High Hosts WorkSMART Connector Apprenticeship Signing Event

Published on April 22, 2024

Pella High hosted a WorkSMART Connector and Career Academy of Pella signing event on Wednesday, joined by a crowd of supporters to celebrate the commitment of area high school students who enrolled in work-based learning apprenticeships and certificate opportunities. Students from Pella, Pella Christian, Knoxville, Prairie City-Monroe, Melcher-Dallas, Twin Cedars, North Mahaska, and homeschool backgrounds […]

Read Full News Story

Signing Event Marks the Beginning of Local High School Students’ Work-Based Learning Journeys

Published on April 19, 2024

WorkSMART Connector and the Career Academy of Pella joined a crowd of supporters to celebrate the commitment of area high school students who enrolled in work-based learning apprenticeship and certificate opportunities. Students from Pella, Pella Christian, Knoxville, Prairie City-Monroe, Melcher-Dallas, Twin Cedars, North Mahaska, and homeschool backgrounds are embarking on a journey to gain technical […]

Read Full News Story

Pella High Excels at 2024 Iowa Technology Student Association’s STEM Competitions

Published on April 11, 2024

Congratulations to the following Pella High students and their success at the 2024 State of Iowa Technology Student Association’s STEM competitions. Haden Papendick – 1st Place: CAD Engineering and 3D Modeling Grant Hartke and Jack Weaver – 1st Place: Structural Design and Engineering Jack Weaver and Seth Vos – 1st Place: VEX Robotics Meav Swank – 3rd […]

Read Full News Story

Sarah Boyce: 2025-2026 Madison Elementary Principal

Published on April 9, 2024

  Pella Community School District is excited to announce the hiring of Sarah Boyce for the Madison Elementary Principal position. Sarah, a current 7th grade Language Arts Teacher at Pella Middle School, has accepted the role as the leader of Madison Elementary beginning with the 2025-2026 school year. Sarah is married to Jason Boyce and […]

Read Full News Story

Blaine Forsythe: 2025-2026 Jefferson Intermediate Principal

Published on April 9, 2024

Pella Community School District is excited to announce the hiring of Blaine Forsythe for the Jefferson Intermediate Principal. Blaine, a long-time staff member at Pella Schools and the current Dean of Students at Madison Elementary and Jefferson Intermediate, has accepted the role as the leader of Jefferson Intermediate beginning with the 2025-2026 school year. Blaine […]

Read Full News Story