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Annaleigh Babcock Selected for Honor Band of America
High School , District News

High School Junior, Annaleigh Babcock, has been selected to participate on the Honor Band of America.  Babcock plays trumpet in the Jazz 1 Ensemble and participates in the Marching Dutch. …

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Isaac Piersma Receives National Recognition
High School , District News

Photo courtesy of KNIA/KRLS.   We are full of Pella Pride for sophomore Isaac Piersma, who was named alternate drummer for the Jazz Band of America. This is a nation-wide…

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2014 Pella Graduate is a CNN Hero!
District News

2014 PCSD graduate Maria Rose Belding is a CNN Hero! Maria is recognized for her work in co-founding the non-profit organization MEANS, which uses an online platform to connect businesses…

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Six Students Recognized at Fall Letter of Intent Signing
District News

Six Pella Community High School athletes were recognized at the Fall National Letter of Intent college signing: Natalie Clayberg – Wartburg – Volleyball – Div 3 commitment Nick DeJong –…

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Congratulations to Kelsie Sheets!
District News

Kelsie Sheets, MS Special Education Teacher   Kelsie Sheets has been honored by the Iowa Schools Social Worker’s Association with the Friend of Children Award.  Kelsie was nominated for this…

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New Pella High School Apprenticeship Programs
District News , Pella Career Academy

High school is a crucial time for developing career choices and skills that will carry with students through the rest of their working lives. Many students will go onto college,…

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Panel Discussion at the National Governor’s Association Meeting
District News

Nick Fynaardt and Lowell Ernst were two of six panelists who presented at the September 25 National Governor’s Association meeting on “District Rubric Models – A Shared Vision for Effective…

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Congratulations Jill Payne
Jefferson Intermediate , District News

Jill Payne has been named as one of three state finalists in the science category for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This award is the…

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Mark Solomon – HS Boys Soccer Coach of the Year
High School , District News

The United Soccer Coaches Association named Mark Solomon as the 2018 State Coach of the Year for Iowa High School Boys Soccer – small school division. Coach Solomon guided the…

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Sheila Graham Selected
District News , Pella Career Academy

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…

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