Since its inception four years ago, Spanish teacher Paloma Soria has been bringing Spanish language students to the Spanish Quiz Bowl. However, since this is Soria’s last year teaching at Pella High, this year’s Spanish bowl was her last. The Spanish Quiz Bowl happens every year at Central College. “It is a state competition about
The Pella High English department tried three different types of La Croix sparkling water and gave it a new name. See Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Whittington, Mrs. Williams, Mr. Mastbergen, and Ms. Blanton try them out and react to the flavors. Youtube video below.
As the class of 2019 reach the legal age to vote, their political opinions start to make a difference. A poll was sent out asking if they are eligible and if they made their vote count for the 2018 midterm election. Here are the results.173 seniors were sent the Google Form, 45 replied.
Olivia Habinck, President of College and Young Democrats of Iowa (CYDI), was interviewed by reporter Zoe Card after 2018’s midterm elections. Habinck encourages everyone to learn more about their program by going to the link below. Q. How did you get involved with CYDI? A. I got involved with the Iowa Democrats around 2016 before
Due to the daunting popularity of the show, The Sound of Music is a difficult show to put on as a high school performance. However, the cast of the show handled this pressure and put on a quality musical. The vocals and acting made the play enjoyable for all audiences. From the adorable children in
In our current political environment, it has become difficult to distinguish the difference between ‘fake news’ and respectable journalism. Many politicians, such as President Trump, have presented media producers and journalists as enemies of the people whose main goal is to spread lies and deceit. However, according to American journalist Brian Ross, this simply isn’t
Only 50% of the youth that were eligible to vote, voted in the 2016 general election. This year, the midterm elections are being held on Tuesday, November 6, and there have been promises made by youth organizations that they are ready to go to the polls and support whichever candidate supports their future. One major
Seniors, Becca Bonham and Sara Bennet, talk about their unpopular opinions on the topic of Halloween.
Kaylin Vos Nominee Bio I’m involved in AcaPella show choir, marching band, the school musical, All-State singers, and National Honor Society. Outside of school, I love to sing, read, travel, and make art (bad art, but still art!). How are you preparing for the competition or coronation? The biggest challenge of the competition for
Jake Paul has been making videos for as long as he can remember; usually involving some form of wild antics such as pranks on his friends. He is well known for promoting his merch, whether it be for tour or his t-shirts. Some argue he goes too far in his advertising, especially for his young
Blood Drive This year on November 8, Pella High is hosting the first of two blood drives this year with LifeServe Blood Center. LifeServe serves most of Iowa, including our own Pella Regional Hospital, as well as 120 other hospitals. Typically 60-70 students, staff, and other Pella residents sign up for the blood drive. To
Q. What have been the high points of your season? A. Some high points from the season are that this is my senior year so it’s been fun to be a leader this year and have a team that looks up to me. This is the first year NCMP girls’ have beaten Linn-Mar ever in
Venom is an action-filled, suspenseful movie. It is playing at Pella Cinemas until Thursday, October 25. Personally, I have never really enjoyed movies that were like this. I usually enjoy romance, comedy, and horror movies. However, Venom was a really great movie with lots of plot twists, leaving you on your toes the whole time.
Flu season is amongst us and knowing the students of Pella High, the majority of students have already been sick once this school year. Here are a few tips and tricks from WebMD to give the flu the boot: Drink fluids, drink fluids, and, you guessed, it DRINK FLUIDS. Having the flu can make you
Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea without reservations is the first topic up for debate for the Pella High Debate Team. Despite being complicated, it’s a good starting debate question for new students; preparing them for long, difficult arguments in the season to come