Sheila Graham has been selected to be a member of the first Governor’s Teachers Cabinet. Governor Kim Reynolds appointed Sheila, along with 6 other Iowa teachers, to be a member of the newly formed Cabinet. They will meet quarterly with Gov Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise; giving them […]
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Sheila Graham has been named the Howard Adkins Instructor of the Year by the American Welding Society. Sheila began her career in welding at Vermeer Manufacturing, joining the Pella Community School District in 2013 as a welding instructor. The award was presented to her by members of the American Welding Society during class on Tuesday, […]
Governor Branstad visits Career Academy On August 29, Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, visited the Pella Career Academy. While there, the two discussed the latest executive order of Branstad’s, which is the Future Ready Iowa Alliance. The Future Ready Iowa Alliance was signed into order by the governor at the Career Academy […]
Earlier this month, the Career Academy was recognized by the the Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture. Every year, there is an annual banquet ,which Principal Eric Nelson attended this year because the Career Academy received an honor award. The American Institute of Architecture is a national organization that recognizes buildings that have […]
As reported in The Chronicle, after more than a year of facility review, the Pella Community school board held a vote on a $29.1 million school bond issue Tuesday, April 2. According to unoffical results from the Marion County Auditor’s office, over 75 percent of the 1,955 votes were cast in favor of the bond referendum.