Pella Middle School
Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care!
- October 26 - End of First Quarter
- October 31 - Club Day/HS Musical - The Sound of Music
- November 1 - 1st Quarter and Semester 1 Midterm Grades Posted
- November 5 - 3:30 - 7:00 Parent Teacher Conferences
- November 7 - 90 min Early Dismissal PD
- November 14 - 90 min Early Dismissal PD
- November 21 - 90 min Early Dismissal Thanksgiving
- November 22 - Thanksgiving
- November 23 - No Classes
- November 28 - 90 min Early Dismissal PD
- December 5 - 90 min Early Dismissal PD
- December 13 - 6th-8th Grade Choir Concert (6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.)
- December 21 - 90 min Early Dismissal Christmas Break
- December 24 - January 2 No Class - Christmas Break
- January 3 - Class Resumes
September Coffee Cart
Students from Mrs. Sheets's and Mrs. Hemanson's class offer a Coffee Cart service to staff on Wednesday mornings. All proceeds from September's Coffee Cart were used to purchase items for the Pella Food Shelf. Students raised money for 14 jars of peanut butter and 34 cans of soup!
Respecting and Developing Every Child's Potential
MS State Cross Country
Congratulations to the Middle School Cross Country team on a fabulous performance at state!
7th grade girls won the state meet with a perfect score. Finishing the race in the top ten were: Abby Teagarden (4th), Autumn Blink (5th), Maya Poulter (8th), Macy Schroeder (9th). Also, running were Jacie Trine, Tess Paulsen, Penelope Shriver, and Laura Gaschler.
7th grade boys earned a 10th place finish in the state, with two runners finishing in the top 40: Stephen Gaul (31st) and Jake Huston (34th). Also running for the Dutch were:. Atticus Vos, Andrew Vanderhoff, Kolton Messer, and Thom Tangen.
8th grade girls finished 11th as a team with runners Haley VanHoweling, Norma Spiker, Tricia Lundy, Tatum Tierney, and Nora Rasmussen.
8th grade Boys finished 8th, with Chase Lauman winning the race as State Champion. Also running were Logan Solomon, Reid Hermanson, Cooper Vandevoort, Christian Muthomi, Morgen Clark, Aidan VanDonselaar, Harsh Patel, and Caleb Stewart.
The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Pella Middle School Fundraiser and Apparel Opportunity
We are working to raise money for a new mechanical projection screen for presentations in our gymnasium. This web store will help us fund the screen, while providing you with affordable Pella gear; thank you for your support!
The website for Pella Middle School Apparel 11337 is up and active.
Date Up: 10-28
Date Down: 11-1
Nine Selected to State Honor Choir
FCS Cupcake Wars!
Twenty two groups participated in the Family and Consumer Science class competition!
There are no victories at discount prices.
SCIBA Honor Band
Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in the South Central Bandmasters Association honor band concert on November 6, 2018, at Ankeny Centennial High School: Abbey Bogaards, Eli Burrows, Eli Ebeling, Piper Eighmy, Zack Neuman, Elisabeth Pumphrey, Jacob Rietveld, and Penelope Shriver.
Middle School Book Fair November 1 - 6
Mark your calendar to join us for a celebration of reading!
Book Fair dates and times:
Nov. 1 - 12:30 - 3:30
Nov. 2 - 8:15 - 3:30
Nov. 5 - 8:15 - 7:00
Nov. 6 - 8:15 - 12:30
Can't make it to the fair? Books can be ordered at our online site.