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The Ottumwa Youth Football League is running their annual youth football program on Sundays. Flag football games are played at noon. The tackle football games are played at&nbsp...

The Ottumwa High School GEAR UP program is proud to announce the 2018-19 ambassadors. Ambassadors were selected after completing an application and being interviewed by a panel....

Homecoming Court is Announced

September 14, 2018

Ottumwa High School announced the 2018 Homecoming Court this morning to the student body. King candidates include:  Bryan Cordova, Connor Sutton, Drake Lewis, Caleb Vascone...

Tacos on Cafe Menu for Thursday

September 14, 2018

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, September 20. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00...

An Ottumwa teacher of talented and gifted students will be honored at a ceremony later this month. The University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center Recognition Ceremony will...

Pickwick to Host Open House

September 6, 2018

Ottumwa Community Schools will host an open house at Pickwick Early Childhood Center on Thursday, September 13 from 5-7 p.m. at 1306 W. Williams. The open house will provide an ...

Homecoming Parade Sign-Ups

September 5, 2018

The Ottumwa High School Student Council invites local clubs and organizations to participate in this year’s Ottumwa Homecoming Parade. Deadline to reserve your spot in the...

Ottumwa Community Schools will host an open house at their new downtown facility on Tuesday, September 11 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 325 E. Main. SparkTank is a program for OHS juni...

Spaghetti on First Cafe Menu

September 4, 2018

The OHS Bulldog Café will begin serving lunch on Thursday, September 13. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m. &n...

The Ottumwa High School Student Council has announced the theme and schedule for the 2018 homecoming. Events are scheduled during the week of September 17.  Theme: ...

The Ottumwa High School marching band, PRIDE of Ottumwa, will perform their annual Dress Rehearsal on Saturday, September 8 from noon to 8:30 p.m. at Schafer Stadium. This re...

Here's a tip for parents using the PowerSchool app who may be experiencing issues. Try uninstalling the app and re-installing, using the District Code or new URL to con...

Southeast Bus Loop

August 24, 2018

Durham, the company that provides yellow bus service to Ottumwa district students, is offering a new southeast loop route, beginning Monday, August 28. Parents who want their ch...

OHS Offers Freshman Tours

August 17, 2018

Ottumwa High School will host an opportunity for incoming freshmen to tour the school on Wednesday, August 22 from 1-3 p.m. Student leaders will be available to lead these tours...

Parents are being notified that the classroom starting times have been modified at Pickwick Early Childhood Center, starting on Monday, August 27. Starting times are based on th...

Ottumwa High school has implemented some changes for the 2018- 2019 school year. Students and visitors will enter through the cafeteria from the Second or Fourth Street doors...

Ottumwa Bulldog supporters are invited to the district’s annual Meet the Bulldogs on Friday, August 17 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Schafer Stadium. The Ottumwa Athletic Cl...

Ottumwa Community Schools will host new student registration on Monday, August 13 from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, August 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registrations will take pla...

A short ceremony under a hot, August sun kicked off the start of Ottumwa High School's Construction Technology program.  Several district and community members ...

Evans Middle School will host a Sixth Grade Orientation for parents and students on Monday, August 20 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Parents and their sixth grade child are i...

Wendy Houston, an Ottumwa High School 2018 graduate, spent her summer learning about a variety of engineering careers during an internship at John Deere Ottumwa Works.  ...

Ottumwa Schools will host a ground breaking ceremony on Monday, August 6 at 4 p.m. at the site of a new home construction project at 1230 S. Sheridan.  The district is o...

Ottumwa High School will host its annual Bulldog Block Party on Thursday, August 16 from 5-7:30 p.m. Activities, including a teacher dunk tank, photo booth, and inflatable ...

Twenty-one members of the Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in the Iowa Summer Games in Ames on July 21. The archers participated in an outside tournament with wind speeds ...

Ottumwa Schools is offering a football camp for students entering grades 7 and 8 on August 13-15 from 6-8 p.m. at Schafer Stadium. Students are asked to wear non-metal cleats if...