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District teachers will spend Wednesday, August 23, participating in a professional development event sponsored by Great Prairie Area Education Agency. Teachers will hear Dr. A...

Ottumwa High School will welcome the Class of 2021 with a Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, August 22 from 12-3:05 p.m. Students will be placed into groups and rotated between lu...

Classes Begin on August 24

August 17, 2017

Classes in the Ottumwa School District begin on Thursday, August 24. Parents are reminded of several changes to the district’s schedule: Classes will begin at 8:10 ...

Meet the Bulldogs

August 16, 2017

Fall athletes will be recognized during the annual “Meet the Bulldogs” on Wednesday, August 16 starting at 7 p.m. at Evans Middle School. This year the event will ...

Several projects were approved by the Ottumwa Board of Education at Monday's meeting. Three senior athletes, Nik Btterson, Jarrett Blunt, and Elle Weilbrenner, spoke to ...

Kim Mulch, an architect with Klingner and Associates, told the board they have 11 days before the first football game. He is confident the stadium will be ready. ...

First Day of Kindergarten

August 14, 2017

Kindergarten students will start the 2017-18 school year by attending class for half a day on either August 24 or August 25. Students will be randomly divided into two groups....

OHS to Host Block Party

August 8, 2017

Ottumwa High School will host its annual Bulldog Block Party on Thursday, August 17 from 5-7:30 p.m. Activities, including a teacher dunk tank, photo booth, climbing wall, and...

Seven Ottumwa High School softball players were named to the CIML All-Conference Softball Team for the 2016-17 season. Players earning First Team All-Conference include Dakota...

Four district elementary schools will be serving fresh fruit and vegetables as part of a grant through the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program.. The grant is funded by the Unit...

Seven community members have filed papers to fill four seats on the Ottumwa Board of Education. Seats up for election are currently held by Greg Riley, David Weilbrenner, and ...

Parents and students are invited to attend the Ottumwa Community Preschool Open House on Thursday, August 24 from 4-6 p.m. or Friday, August 25 from 9-11 a.m. The open house p...

Bulldog Bash on August 21

August 3, 2017

Parents and students of Evans Middle School are invited to the annual Evans’ Bulldog Bash on Monday, August 21 from 5-6:30 p.m. The event provides students and parents...

The Iowa Department of Public Health has made changes to the Iowa Immunization Law for the start of the 2017-2018 school year. This change requires that all students entering ...

eRegistration Tip #4

August 3, 2017

eRegistration is now open. Parents can go into their account and register for the 2017-18 school year. Find instructions under the parent tab. Deadline to register is August 1...

Another eRegistration Tip

August 1, 2017

eRegistration is now open. Parents can go into their account and register for the 2017-18 school year. Find instructions under the parent tab. Tip: In the fees area, ther...

Ottumwa Schools is offering a football camp for students entering seventh and eighth grade. The camp runs August 1-3 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the high school practice field, above ...

The district has released a tutorial video to assist parents with eRegistration. Please click on the link below and follow the video instructions. 

It’s not too late for students to sign-up to attend Camp Invention next week. The camp starts Monday, July 31 and runs through August 4 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the ...

Free Sports Physicals

July 26, 2017

Ottumwa Regional Health Center is offering free student sports physicals on Sunday, July 30 from 1-5 p.m. The physicals are open to any student athlete in grades 7-12. Physicals...

The window is now open to register for the 2017-18 school year.  From today through August 15, parents of existing students can get online at their convenience and regis...

The district is creating a tutorial to guide parents through the eRegistration process.  This tutorial will be available soon.  Thank you for your patience as we tra...

Preschool Registration

July 21, 2017

There will be a preschool registration for anyone who is interested in the 2017-18 preschool year on Monday, August 14 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  

Several OHS baseball players have been named to All-Conference teams after a 15-5 season. Five players are listed on the Metro Conference First Team All Conference,  in...

Nineteen members of the Ottumwa Bulldog Archery Team competed in the NASP Archery Competition at the 2017 Summer Iowa Games in Ames on July 15. Students who participated inclu...