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OHS senior, Collin Kepner, has been selected as a winner of a National Merit® $2,500 scholarship. This scholarship is underwritten by National Merit Scholarship Corpora...

A group of 31 Ottumwa High School donated over 7,200 hours of community service to a variety of organizations, both local and as far away as Mexico. Their service was as dive...

The Ottumwa High School theatre department will participate in the 2018 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, in honor of the s...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery teams from Evans Middle School and Ottumwa High School qualified to compete at NASP National Archery in the Schools Program) 2018 World Tournament i...

The district will release a video series on safety in the coming weeks. This week, Ottumwa High School Associate Principal, Aaron Ruff, talks about drugs and alcohol. These vide...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, May 17. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The menu w...

Parents, Staff, and Community Members, We know that the ICE action that took place in nearby Mt. Pleasant has increased the level of concern for some members of our school co...

On the one year anniversary of his death, James Elementary honored one of their own today during a brief presentation on the playground.  A former James parent, neighbor...

Ottumwa High School has announced the valedictorians for the Class of 2018. Ten students earned a 4.0 GPA, including Riley Albertson, Sydney Cormeny, Wendy Houston, Collin Kepne...

Ottumwa High School senior, Kaylee Spurgeon, signed a letter of intent to run track for Indian Hills Community College. The daughter of Roger Spurgeon, she has participated in t...

Ottumwa High School senior, Jaylon Jones, signed a letter of intent to play baseball for William Penn University. The son of Brian and Heather Jones, he has played baseball for ...

All Ottumwa Community School District parents are invited to participate in an  Iowa Department of Education survey. The department is gathering these data as a census for ...

Dan McGuire’s first Ottumwa experience was during RAGBRAI, camping in Greater Ottumwa Park and riding up North Court on his way out of town. Today the district announ...

The Young Artist’s Showcase will be on display at Bridge View Center from Friday, May 4 through Monday, May 28. This art display has over a 20 year history of showcasing a...

The district will release a video series on safety in the coming weeks. This week, Ottumwa High School counselor, Jhonna Keller, talks about bullying and harassment. These video...

Two fifth graders at Eisenhower Elementary are selling shirts to promote friendship. Brylee Jaeger and Miya Fuller hope to raise enough money to build a friendship bench for ...

Members of the Evans Middle School and Ottumwa High School archery teams competed at the Midwest NASP Archery Tournament in Mineral Point, WI on Saturday, April 28.  Ott...

Several grants will help the City of Ottumwa and the Ottumwa Community School District fund new lights for the Legion Field in Greater Ottumwa Park. Local grants from the Ott...

The Ottumwa High School 1st STEP program will be hosting a car seat safety inspection on Tuesday, May 8 at 10:45 a.m. at the Fourth St. cafeteria entrance. Rodney Long from the ...

The Ottumwa Community School District will honor this year’s retirees at an Open House on Thursday, May 10 from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School (OHS) cafeteria...

Seniors at Ottumwa High School participated in the Iowa College Decision Day on Monday, May 1. OHS staff provided a variety of activities, including: large group photos with cla...

Two seniors were nominated by Ottumwa High School to represent OHS in the annual Govenor's Scholar Award. Each year, schools in Iowa nominate up to two students, based ...

Ottumwa High School will host an Education Fair on Thursday, May 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. This event is for all high school students and their parents. Participa...

The Ottumwa Community School District's elementary FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics team, The Water Warriors: Team #363, was invited to present at the State Izaak Walton Lea...

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, May 3. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m. &...