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November 12, 2018

Teacher Time: La Croix Taste Test

Teacher Time: La Croix Taste Test

The Pella High English department tried three different types of La Croix sparkling water and gave it a new name....
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Did the Class of 2019 vote this midterm election?

Did the Class of 2019 vote this midterm election?

As the class of 2019 reach the legal age to vote, their political opinions start to make a difference. A...
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Reporter Zoe Card talks one on one with the President of College and Young Democrats of Iowa

Reporter Zoe Card talks one on one with the President of College and Young Democrats of Iowa

Olivia Habinck, President of College and Young Democrats of Iowa (CYDI), was interviewed by reporter Zoe Card after 2018's midterm...
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The Sound of Music Review

The Sound of Music Review

Due to the daunting popularity of the show, The Sound of Music is a difficult show to put on as...
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Journalists Brian Ross speaks at annual Iowa High School Press Association

Journalists Brian Ross speaks at annual Iowa High School Press Association

In our current political environment, it has become difficult to distinguish the difference between ‘fake news’ and respectable journalism. Many...
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Will the youth turn up to the midterm election?

Will the youth turn up to the midterm election?

Only 50% of the youth that were eligible to vote, voted in the 2016 general election. This year, the midterm...
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Podcast: Sara Bennet and Rebecca Bonham on Halloween

Podcast: Sara Bennet and Rebecca Bonham on Halloween

Seniors, Becca Bonham and Sara Bennet, talk about their unpopular opinions on the topic of Halloween.
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Videos

Teacher Time: La Croix Taste Test

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.

Life

Did the Class of 2019 vote this midterm election?

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.  

Entertainment

The Sound of Music Review

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

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Life

Will the youth turn up to the midterm election?

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

News

Tulip Time Court Nominees 2019

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

Life

Blood Drive at Pella High

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

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People

Q and A with Lindsey Blommers

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

Entertainment

Venom Movie Review

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.

Life

What to do when you get the flu

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

Clubs/Organizations

Pella High welcomes new debate team

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

Sports

Interview with Varsity Player on how season is going

The Pelladium met with senior Gabe Thomas before the final game of the regular season to talk about how he felt about the season so far. On Friday, October 19, Pella won the game against Grinnell 43-14. Next, they will be playing Xaxier in a playoff round on Friday, October 26.

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