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.
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.
Freshman Ryan Hancock qualified for state by winning his districts bracket. He was the first person to do this since Levi Azinger in 2014. Hancock was pinned in 2:34 during his first match by Nick Miller of Wauke. In Hancock’s second match, he was pinned in 3:16 by Kaden Kams of Waterloo West. Watch the
Freshman Courtney Paxton interviews Suzi Jones about the annual improv show.
Sophomore Zoe Card was awarded a scholarship from the Des Moines Register to attend the Business Horizons Camp at Central College last summer. Zoe wrote many drafts of an application essay to send to the Des Moines Register in order to considered for the scholarship. The article that Card wrote about was how she would
On May 18, 19, and 20, the Lady Dutch Track team received the honor of state runner up for the second year in a row. Twenty four members of the team competed. According to Coach Dak Rasmussen, the coaches worked hard to keep the girls on their toes for state. “We don’t wanna work them
As the voting days come closer, it’s important to understand who you’re voting for. Here at the Pelladium, I’ve taken the liberty to interview your candidates and find out exactly what they stand for. Bailee and Ava Bronwyn and Cecily Makayla and Ethan Isaac and Elizabeth
On Tuesday, March 28, the AP Government classes took a trip to the state capitol to participate in citizen lobbying. Every student was to prepare materials over an issue they were compelled to speak out on. They then had to contact a Congressman with whom they would meet to discuss their issue and push for
Senior Ana Cobzac, a foreign exchange student from Moldova, has created a fundraiser to help raise money for Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines by selling ribbons. She has a committee consisting of seniors Amber Morgan, Sarah Downs, and Sophie Streichert along with sophomore Olivia Vanderleest and junior Ally Pronina. This committee helped her make