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March 24, 2019

Pella Boys Swimmer Profile: Carter Briggs

Pella Boys Swimmer Profile: Carter Briggs

Pella High School has swimming as a winter sport just like basketball, bowling, and wrestling.  Senior Carter Briggs won districts...
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National FFA Week

National FFA Week

The Pella High School FFA Chapter observed National FFA Week this year on February 18 to February 22. FFA week...
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Meet the New Principal

Meet the New Principal

Q and A with Adam Beckel Next year Adam Beckel will be taking over Eric Nelson’s position as principal for...
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Shrimp Gang vs. Pastinos

Shrimp Gang vs. Pastinos

Some of the sophomore boys at Pella High have divided themselves into two groups, The Shrimp Gang and the Pastinos....
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Jessica Williams joins Speech team as Individual Coach

Jessica Williams joins Speech team as Individual Coach

English teacher Jessica Williams has joined the speech team as an Individual Speech Coach at Suzanne Jones’ request. In previous...
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Dutch Masters Behind the Scenes

Dutch Masters Behind the Scenes

Dutch Masters is a show choir competition that Pella Community High School has hosted for eleven years. It’s a highly...
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What Should MLK Day be About?

What Should MLK Day be About?

Martin Luther King Jr. defied the odds during his time. He had a dream for all the African Americans around...
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Pella Boys Swimmer Profile: Carter Briggs

Pella High School has swimming as a winter sport just like basketball, bowling, and wrestling.  Senior Carter Briggs won districts and made it to state. Briggs was excited and proud that he got 1st place on the 100 breaststroke at the districts meet. He won with a time of 1:02.08, which is his best time.

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National FFA Week

The Pella High School FFA Chapter observed National FFA Week this year on February 18 to February 22. FFA week was full of varying activities open to all FFA members. These activities help promote FFA to others, as well as sharing the impact FFA has on each of its members. One of the ways they

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Meet the New Principal

Q and A with Adam Beckel Next year Adam Beckel will be taking over Eric Nelson’s position as principal for Pella High School. He and his family are hoping to move here by the end of June. He will take over as principal June 1st of 2019.   Q. What made you want to be

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Shrimp Gang vs. Pastinos

Some of the sophomore boys at Pella High have divided themselves into two groups, The Shrimp Gang and the Pastinos. The Shrimp Gang officially started last year, and the Pastinos were an addition to the groups at Pella High this fall. “We started a group chat on instagram three or four years ago, and we

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Dutch Masters Behind the Scenes

Dutch Masters is a show choir competition that Pella Community High School has hosted for eleven years. It’s a highly competitive competition requiring all students from all invited schools to bring their best. This competition requires a lot of work, not only for other schools, but the hosts themselves. Each student that participates in show

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What Should MLK Day be About?

Martin Luther King Jr. defied the odds during his time. He had a dream for all the African Americans around the world for there to be a time when there was no racism. He was the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism during the Civil Rights Movement. King was assassinated in 1968, and the campaign for

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Dear Evan Hansen Review

Dear Evan Hansen is a musical about a teenage boy, Evan Hansen, who is finding life difficult, balancing his anxiety, social media, and family problems. Hansen was told by his psychiatrist to write letters to himself in an attempt to change his mindset on living. While printing his letter for the day, one of Evan’s

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Kennady Klein

Postseason Basketball Preview

As the regular season is winding down, both the Pella boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams are finishing strong. The girls have won seven out of eight including an impressive come from behind win against Dallas Center Grimes on Tuesday, February 5. The Lady Dutch’s postseason outlook looks great, sitting one game away from State.

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Sophomores Speak Out: Video Game Addiction

Sophomore English student Nicholas Lyle enjoys playing video games in his free time, but also believes that video games can become a problem when played excessively. The semester project was to film a video talking about an issue and connecting it to an essential question, two works from the semester, using statistics to back up

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Sophomores Speak Out: Teen Suicide

Sophomore student Aiden Huckstep’s Sophomores Speak Out podcast for Ms. Raymond’s class was regarding teen suicide. The semester project was to film a video talking about an issue and connecting it to an essential question, two works from the semester, using statistics to back up your point. Huckstep knows the importance of understanding the causes

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Sophomores Speak Out: Plastic Pollution

Sophomore English student Julia Smart considers herself an environmental enthusiast, and was presented with the semester project to film a video talking about an issue and connecting it to an essential question, two works from the semester, and using statistics to back up your point. Smart decided that for her Sophomores Speak Out project, she

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