“Bonding with Bella” featuring Kiara Nieves Braulio

“Bonding with Bella” featuring Kiara Nieves Braulio

Senior Bella Van Gorp debuts her series "Bonding with Bella" with an interview with freshman Kiara Nieves Braulio. Bonding with...
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PHS hires six new teachers

PHS hires six new teachers

The school district hired six teachers to join the high school staff. They are Laura Fank (English), Taaf Vermeulen (CAP),...
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VSCO girls go viral

VSCO girls go viral

Recently the term ‘VSCO girl’ has been used by a lot of teenagers to describe girls that dress or act...
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Pella Community acquires new jumbotron

Pella Community acquires new jumbotron

There have been many questions about the new Jumbotron that was recently added to the football field at the end...
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Principal Beckel: The start of the year

Principal Beckel: The start of the year

Principal Adam Beckel took some time to answer some questions about how his year is going so far at Pella...
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Cultured Butter: Thoughts on assigned reading

Cultured Butter: Thoughts on assigned reading

Assigned reading. These two words represent one of the most dreaded parts of any English class. Picking up a book...
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Homecoming Lip Sync and Skit

Homecoming Lip Sync and Skit

Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and teachers performed their annual lip syncs and skit for Pella's Homecoming assembly. In an upset,...
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“Bonding with Bella” featuring Kiara Nieves Braulio

Senior Bella Van Gorp debuts her series “Bonding with Bella” with an interview with freshman Kiara Nieves Braulio. Bonding with Bella

PHS hires six new teachers

The school district hired six teachers to join the high school staff. They are Laura Fank (English), Taaf Vermeulen (CAP), David Bouska (Spanish), Mallory Peterson (Math), Jennifer Gaesser (Choir), and Montana Crawford (Orchestra).  Fank isn’t new to Pella High School; she is returning after going to teach in Minnesota in order to be closer to […]

VSCO girls go viral

Recently the term ‘VSCO girl’ has been used by a lot of teenagers to describe girls that dress or act in a certain way that is very similar to other girls. This nick name came about through the app VSCO. The app is used to post aesthetic, artistic, and trendy photos or videos. Some people […]

Pella Community acquires new jumbotron

There have been many questions about the new Jumbotron that was recently added to the football field at the end of last year. It is now used for football games and other events that take place on the field.  Many people believe the school paid for the new and very expensive Jumbotron on the football […]

Principal Beckel: The start of the year

Principal Adam Beckel took some time to answer some questions about how his year is going so far at Pella High School.  Q: What is the biggest challenge here at Pella High? A: One of the biggest things I see students struggle with here is finding time to do everything they’re involved in. So many […]

Cultured Butter: Thoughts on assigned reading

Assigned reading. These two words represent one of the most dreaded parts of any English class. Picking up a book you would never have considered reading otherwise, and being told that you need to finish it within a month (or something, timelines vary). Most of the time, it really feels like there’s no point in […]

Homecoming Lip Sync and Skit

Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and teachers performed their annual lip syncs and skit for Pella’s Homecoming assembly. In an upset, the Junior class won the lip sync competition. Link to the Youtube video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V83zhZlq-4U

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. […]

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 who haven’t seen the uber-popular HBO series, this can get annoying really fast. Maybe it’s for this reason some people steer away from watching the show and refuse to watch. Well, I am here to […]

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 […]