2020-2021 Staff

Zandra Spiker

Web Editor

Third year web editor Zandra Spiker enjoys watching Netflix and spending time with her dogs (shoutout to Daxtie) and living life on the edge. She is excited for her final year on the newspaper staff.

Tatum Tierney

Assistant Web Editor

This is Tatum's second year with newspaper, she enjoys hanging out with friends, fashion, and sleeping.

Norma Spiker

Executive Editor

Executive Editor of the Pelladium newspaper, Norma Spiker is in her second year on the Digital Media staff. She enjoys running, drinking coffee, sleeping in and hanging out with her older sister, Zandra Spiker. ...

Andrea VanHeuklom

Executive Editor

This is Andrea Van Heukelom. She is an editor for the newspaper, and this is her 3rd year on the Pelladium staff. She likes writing for her school newspaper and webpage because she believes that it’s a way to capture all asp...

Elisabeth Pumphrey

Executive Videographer

Elisabeth Pumphrey is a sophomore at Pella High. This is her second year on the Pelladium staff, and she works mostly as a photographer and videographer. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, being a drum major for the Pell...

Hailey Sundby


Hailey Sundby is a senior reporter and page editor on the staff for her second year. When she isn’t at school, she enjoys going out to bonfires with friends, watching Netflix, and working. 

Hannah Gaschler


Hannah is a senior and a first-time staff member for the Pelladium.  She loves to write and to play the violin.  In her free time, she enjoys baking, watching YouTube, and spending time with her cats, Moe and Squirt....

Nicholas Lyle


My name is Nicholas Lyle, and this is my first year on the Pelladium staff.  I was born on January 2, 2003 in the small town of Washington, Iowa. My hobbies include playing video games, eating a good amount of food and watch...

Bryleigh De Jong


Bryleigh DeJong a junior in high school, She has 3 sisters, and is 16 years old. NO! She would would always describe herself as an old soul, and lives by the quote, "Be yourself and stay weird, but not Joker weird."...

Isabella Schlerman


Isabella is a junior at Pella High, and this is her first year on Pelladium staff. In her free time she enjoys drawing, listening to music, and taking care of her plants.

Isabella Scales


Isabella Scales is a sophomore at Pella High. This is her second year being part of the media staff. In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends, binge Netflix, and go to the beach. 

Tucker DeJong


The man who likes to have fun and get things done. This is Tucker’s second year of newspaper, with a plan to do it all four years of high school. I’m a guy who likes to write opinion pieces and comedic articles....

Natalie Boll

Business Manager

Natalie Boll is a senior at Pella High School, She is a first-year staffer and business manager for the Pelladium. She is vice president of the student council, on the swim team, and on the soccer team. In her free time she enjo...

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