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May 25, 2019

Saying Goodbye to PHS

Saying Goodbye to PHS

Allow me to set the scene for you. Over a week ago, I was given the assignment to write a...
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Top 3 Reasons YOU Should Watch Game of Thrones

Top 3 Reasons YOU Should Watch Game of Thrones

“Have you seen Game of Thrones?” has passed through the lips of countless superfans in the past month. For those...
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Avengers: Endgame Review

Avengers: Endgame Review

Even though Endgame has been out for awhile, it is still definitely worth seeing. To say that Endgame was a...
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Pella Spring Sports Highlights

Pella Spring Sports Highlights

Nick Dejong breaks school shot put record. Throwing 60’5’’ on April 4th Senior Nick Dejong passed the previous record of...
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Girls Soccer Season

Girls Soccer Season

The Lady Dutch Soccer team has been vigorously training this season in hopes to make it to the State Tournament....
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Never Give Up

Never Give Up

by: MacKenzie Van Haaften With the ever-growing festival, Tulip Time, fast approaching, groups and organizations are starting to prepare for...
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Soccer Connects the World

Soccer Connects the World

There are so many different sports prevalent in our world today. Some are only found in certain countries, but others...
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Entertainment

Saying Goodbye to PHS

Allow me to set the scene for you. Over a week ago, I was given the assignment to write a column on my high school experience for the Pelladium. I had class time everyday for the last week to complete, or even start, writing. And yet, I am laying in my bed at 12 a.m.

Entertainment

Avengers: Endgame Review

Even though Endgame has been out for awhile, it is still definitely worth seeing. To say that Endgame was a rollercoaster would be an understatement. One minute I was laughing, the next I was crying.  I wish I could watch it for the first time again. A lot of my thoughts on the movie would

People

Pella Spring Sports Highlights

Nick Dejong breaks school shot put record. Throwing 60’5’’ on April 4th Senior Nick Dejong passed the previous record of 58’5’’ held by Garret Jansen in 2015 and qualified for the Drake Relays. Caroline McMartin breaks school 3000m race record Junior Caroline McMartin crushed Tess Roorda’s previous 3000m race record of 10:47.58 by running 10:39.62.

People

Girls Soccer Season

The Lady Dutch Soccer team has been vigorously training this season in hopes to make it to the State Tournament. The varsity team is coached by Mark Howard and consists of five seniors. According to Howard, these seniors provide great leadership for the team, especially Josie Lickteig and Grace Held. “Grace Held is an obvious

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Clubs/Organizations

Never Give Up

by: MacKenzie Van Haaften With the ever-growing festival, Tulip Time, fast approaching, groups and organizations are starting to prepare for the large event. One of these being AcaPella, the varsity show choir at Pella Community High School. AcaPella is now performing their show, Never Give Up, at The Tulip Toren on the Saturday of Tulip

Life

Soccer Connects the World

There are so many different sports prevalent in our world today. Some are only found in certain countries, but others are found all across the world. But out of all of the world’s sports, soccer is the most popular worldwide and can be found in nearly every country. This international pervasiveness has connected two Pella

Guest Reporter

Pella High parking tickets investigated

Walk through the Pella High School parking lot nowadays and you’ll see little white slips of paper fluttering under windshield wipers left and right. Pella High has seen an uptick in the number of parking tickets distributed within the last two weeks. “There has been an increase in the number of tickets here recently, and

Entertainment

Maggie Leach with Operation Share the Load

At the age of nine, Maggie Leach’s family lived in an extended stay without a washer or dryer while their house was built. They had to use a laundromat for six weeks and met many families that were less fortunate than theirs.  These families would sometimes have to choose between food or clean clothes. “What

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Clubs/Organizations

2019 Student Showcase

Student showcase is an event held by Pella high school as an opportunity for students to show off their talents and skills. The performances are centered around the band, choir, and orchestra programs. They can either be solos, duets, or small and large group productions. The showcase is set to happen on Friday, April 26

Entertainment

Captain Marvel Review

I’ll be honest: I didn’t originally plan to go see Captain Marvel. Unfortunately, this is a pretty dead season for movies, so when I wanted to escape the stresses of junior year for an hour or two I opted to see Captain Marvel rather than Wonder Park or Dumbo. I was neither disappointed nor impressed.

Clubs/Organizations

Pella Jazz One competes at Jazz Champs

The Pella Jazz One competed in the Iowa Jazz Championships recently on Tuesday, April 2. The event is held annually on Iowa State’s campus. Sixty bands from the state qualify to compete every year based on class. Pella has done very well historically, celebrating 18 championship titles in the 40 years of the ensemble’s existence.

News

Pella High apprentices signed last Wednesday

If you’re looking to be a welder, a chef, a nurse, or an engineering assistant, you can now be part of a program that will give you all the training and experience necessary to start working and making a living straight out of high school. “Apprenticeship is earn while you learn,” said principal Eric Nelson

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