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How to ace your summer job interview

How to ace your summer job interview

With summer fast approaching, many students are scrambling to find jobs to make some extra money. In order to get
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Pella Senior Farewell

Pella Senior Farewell

In almost every coming-of-age movie, high school is portrayed as this crazy, wild, beautiful time where everyone learns who they
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Graduation Speakers Send Off Pella Students of 2018

Graduation Speakers Send Off Pella Students of 2018

This year, the student body has selected middle school English teacher Joan Nikkel to be the commencement speaker at graduation
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Welding Apprenticeship Established At Career Academy

Welding Apprenticeship Established At Career Academy

With the help of the Vermeer Corporation and the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, the Career Academy has established a welding
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Advice to Underclassmen

Advice to Underclassmen

Being a senior is kind of scary. Everything is coming to an end, and my next journey awaits. There are
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New Softball Coach

New Softball Coach

The Pella High School softball team has recruited a new coach for this season. Guidance Counselor Teresa Thompson will take
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Pella Shooting Team

Pella Shooting Team

Shooting season has started at Pella High, and the sky is getting cloudy from all the gun smoke. The team
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Entertainment

How to ace your summer job interview

With summer fast approaching, many students are scrambling to find jobs to make some extra money. In order to get a job, you not only need to apply, but you (usually) have to be interviewed as well. Interviews are tricky, but also the key to landing your job. Here’s five tips to ace the interview

Opinion

Pella Senior Farewell

In almost every coming-of-age movie, high school is portrayed as this crazy, wild, beautiful time where everyone learns who they really are. While these movies are definitely a feel-good pick-me-up, the picture they paint is far more extravagant than real life. It’s no secret that high school is really, really tough. Trying to fit in

Life

Graduation Speakers Send Off Pella Students of 2018

This year, the student body has selected middle school English teacher Joan Nikkel to be the commencement speaker at graduation on May 25. Nikkel has worked for the Pella Community school district for twenty-three years. During her year with the class of 2018, she made many fantastic memories. “The best memory of the Class of

Clubs/Organizations

Welding Apprenticeship Established At Career Academy

With the help of the Vermeer Corporation and the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, the Career Academy has established a welding apprenticeship program. In early fall, Principal Eric Nelson was approached by Governor Reynolds’s Stem Council about creating the apprenticeship program. The goal of the apprenticeship is to advance students’ education and prepare them to be

Life

Advice to Underclassmen

Being a senior is kind of scary. Everything is coming to an end, and my next journey awaits. There are many times throughout high school that I would like to go back and redo, but that isn’t how life works. Here I am, as a senior, giving advice to you underclassmen. I remember my freshman

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Sports

New Softball Coach

The Pella High School softball team has recruited a new coach for this season. Guidance Counselor Teresa Thompson will take on the task of coaching the team. Thompson played softball in high school and college, as well as being an assistant coach at Central College. “I love the sport, and I want to help the

Sports

Pella Shooting Team

Shooting season has started at Pella High, and the sky is getting cloudy from all the gun smoke. The team has received fifteen State Champion titles, and multiple students have achieved All-State titles. The Pella Shooting Club has three main events that shooters participate in. The events include skeet, trap, and sporting clays. The team

Entertainment

Meeting your heroes: Little Talk With Lily

“Never meet your heroes.” That’s what we’re told anyway. I wasn’t sure why until I met one of my own heroes. I met the hero in question, David Sedaris, at a reading in Kansas City. David Sedaris writes primarily autobiographical stories, some of which are humorous, some of which are sad, and some of which

Entertainment

“This is America” Highlights Flaw in American Politics

Donald Glover, better known as “Childish Gambino,” has taken a break from his self-proclaimed retirement from music to release a single and music video entitled “This is America.” The video highlights many points of modern American culture, including dance trends and samples of prominent contemporary rappers. It also features the uglier parts of American culture,

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Entertainment

Top 5 Movies of This Summer

This summer is full of movies to be seen, especially spin-offs. Last summer produced a masterpiece original Baby Driver; hopefully this summer, we’ll have some greats like that. Here is a countdown with the top 5 movies you should give a watch. Ocean’s 8 Ocean’s 8 is a spin-off of the Ocean’s series of movies.

Clubs/Organizations

Showcase article correction

The Pelladium wishes to correct a mistake in our February 27 Issue. Concert and select choir will not be a part of the showcase as reported in the Pelladium. PHS’s two show choirs, AcaPella and Bravo, will perform in the showcase with Jazz 1, Jazz 2, percussion ensembles, and band, orchestra, and choir solos and

People

Exclusive Interview with Catharine Found

Courtney Paxton had an exclusive interview with Catharine Found, the sister of Caroline Found whose story is told in the movie Miracle Season. This movie is about a seventeen year old girl, Caroline, who died in a deadly moped accident in the beginning of her volleyball season. Caroline’s teammates have to work through their grief

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