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
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.
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
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
In recent years, mental health has been a growing concern for both adolescents and adults. As of 2018, Iowa is the second worst state for mental health treatment and care. Iowa consistently ranks in the bottom five in all mental health categories, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Governor Kim Reynolds’ Stance Governor
The best way to prevent being stranded on the road is to listen to weather advisories. If experts recommend staying in, stay in. The best way to stay safe is to prevent dangerous situations from the get-go. However, this is not always possible, and the weather can be unpredictable. Here are five tips to help
Every October, about 200 students from all around the world gather at the World Food Prize Headquarters for a three-day conference in Des Moines to talk about their solutions to World Hunger. The conference is called the Global Youth Institute (GYI). This year, junior Zoe Card will be one of the attendees. GYI was started
Before I quit my job, I was working between 20 and 30 hours a week. That averaged out to about three or four days a week of five-hour shifts, along with a couple of six or seven-hour shifts on the weekends. It wasn’t so bad at first. I was making money, and I had more