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Guide to Thrift Shopping

The first time can be intimidating, but really, most high school students have done it. Thrift shopping, that is. Clothes are often unorganized, messy, and falling off their hangers. Shelves are lined with antiques that look like they’d break in half in you touched them. Books and board games seem to be older than an

James and the Giant Peach Press Release

Pella Community High School presents James and The Giant Peach, the musical version of the children’s book by Roald Dahl. The director, Suzanne Jones, legally gained the license to perform this musical. James and The Giant Peach stars freshman Connor Gauley as “James,” junior Andelyn Sunderman as “Ladahlord,” and seniors Natalie and Caroline Henry as

The Return of It

Twenty-seven years ago, the first sign of It appeared on the big screen from the pages of Stephen King’s novel. In 1990, It was broadcasted for families to see as a TV Mini-Series. This later was put together to make one movie, which aired on November 18, 1990. The videos were directed by Tommy Lee

5 Wacky Conspiracy Theories

5. The Reptilian Elite – We’ve all heard of the top 1% of wealthy Americans, but did you know that they are all evil reptile aliens. From Barack Obama to Queen Elizabeth, everyone is secretly related by reptilian blood from space. This theory was developed by David Icke, a former BBC radio and television host.

Wonder Woman Influences Young Girls

Wonder Woman grossed an unprecedented $816 million dollars to become a summer box office hit. It became the first female-directed movie to make more than $100 million. However, Wonder Woman’s impact goes far beyond its earnings. It has an impact on young girls like Nora Paxton, a fourth grader. She was asked if she thought

Taco Bell VS Taco John’s

For many years, Pella lived in peace with only one big corporate place to get fast Mexican cuisine. Whenever residents needed a quick taco, they just went to Taco John’s. They had no other choice for it was all they had ever known. However, since Taco Bell arrived to our small town, a competition has

5 Ways to Recycle Your Pelladium

Every year, more than 24 billion newspapers are printed in America. For every edition of the Pelladium you read, a few hundred copies are printed. Paper waste makes up almost 16% of landfills – that’s about 26 million tons, for those of you that still aren’t getting the picture. Many people will tell you that

James and the Giant Peach Begins Production

Auditions for Pella High School’s production of James and the Giant Peach were held August 24 and 25. Over sixty students tried out for the musical with only 24 receiving parts. The auditions consisted of a small singing portion, a choreographed group dance, and a few select scenes from the musical. Callbacks were then held

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