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Two Odyssey of the Mind teams from Evans Middle School will be advancing to the World Finals in May after qualifying at the state competition at Iowa State University on Saturda...

Hasya Joshi, a 10th grader at Ottumwa High School, was recently selected as a delegate representing OHS and the State of Iowa at the Congress of Future Science and Technology Le...

The Ottumwa Athletic Club will host a Color Run on Saturday, April 14 at 9 a.m. The run will begin at the Jimmy Jones Shelter in Greater Ottumwa Park. Registration is $25 in adv...

The Ottumwa High School trap shoot team will host their first home shoot Saturday, April 14 at the Ottumwa Izaak Walton League. The event begins at 8 a.m. and wil...

The OHSl Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, April 12. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The men...

The 16th Annual Ottumwa Bulldog Book Bowl, sponsored by the district’s media specialists, will be held on Tuesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria....

Several Ottumwa High School athletes learned about leadership from a former Navy SEAL today. The presentation was part of a new leadership activity for OHS athletes this year, f...

The GEAR UP program at Ottumwa High School took over 300 tenth graders on a campus visit Thursday, April 5. Students were able to select a college to visit.  Coll...

The Ottumwa Community School District music department is excited to have the annual All-City Music Concert at the Bridge View Center this year.  This is the first time thi...

The OHS drama department will present, “Death by Design” on April 13, 14 and 15 in the Ottumwa High School auditorium. The play was written by Rob Urbinati and is di...

Opening night for the OHS student art show will be held Monday, April 9 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Indian Hills Community College.  Art will be on display from April 9 through...

Congratulations to Douma, Eisenhower, Horace Mann, and Wilson Elementary Schools! They were recognized by the Iowa Department of Education for creating safe, positive environmen...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, April 5. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The ...

Ottumwa High School principal, Cory Johnson, has verbally accepted a position as Curriculum Director for the Burlington Community School District. He has resigned his position a...

Schafer Bids Released

March 28, 2018

The Ottumwa Board of Education approved the release of bids for two projects at Schafer Stadium on Monday. Projects include the south concourse and the stadium scoreboard. ...

Two OHS seniors, Wesley Melendez and Anthony Segovia, were recently awarded Multicultural Vision Program Award grants from Iowa State University. The grants are full-tuition sch...

Seven students from the Ottumwa Community School District have been invited to participate in the annual State Invent Iowa competition in Coralville on Monday, April 16. The eve...

A group of high school students who participate in the TOPS program donated $700 to the Food Bank of Iowa last week. The funds were raised at a recent art event sponsored by the...

Several pre-algebra classes at Evans Middle School are hosting an Entrepreneur Night on Tuesday, April 17 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Market on Main in Ottumwa. Tickets are $2 at the do...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 29. 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...

Ottumwa High School’s 8th Annual Stepping Towards Success Banquet was held at Bridge View Center on Thursday, March 22. The event recognized students in grades 10-12 who w...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  OTTUMWA— Ottumwa High School senior, Makayla Martsching, signed a letter of intent last week to bowl for Morningside College. Martsching has ...

OTTUMWA—In light of recent incidents and in an effort to be transparent to parents and community members, a male student at Evans Middle School was found in possession of ...

OHS senior, Karleigh Halpin, signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Grand View University in Des Moines. Highlights of her accomplishments at OHS include being name 1s...

The Evans Middle School Drama Department will present Disney's "Beauty and the Beast, Jr." on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 at 3 p.m. in the Ev...