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Ottumwa Community Preschool teacher, Kelly Young, was busy taking pictures and talking to families Tuesday morning.  A tradition in her preschool classroom is hosting a ...

Walmart Donates to OCSD

November 21, 2017

The Ottumwa Walmart store presented a check for $404 to the Ottumwa Community School District last week. The check was the result of a fundraising effort by Walmart and Coc...

OHS senior, Allyson Shepherd, signed a letter of intent on Monday, November 20 to cheer for the Indian Hills Warriors. The daughter of Larry and Angie Shepherd, she plans to maj...

Wilson will host a holiday vendor fair and painting party December 8 and 9 in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria. The holiday vendor fair, Shop 'till You Drop, will b...

By Angel Leaf A group of students attending the Ottumwa Schools' Accelerated Career Academy (ACA) are planning events for teens in Ottumwa.  The group, Bulldog Ac...

OHS will offer a Catch-Up Academy Saturday, November 18, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. In addition, parents are also invited to attend sessions on “How to Pay for College&rd...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, November 16. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p.m.  The m...

Dreams do come true. Ask Ottumwa High School senior, Bailey Veatch, who was recently selected to serve as a page in the Iowa House during the upcoming legislative session. Ve...

OHS senior, Trailyn Evans, signed a letter of intent on Friday, November 3 to cheer for the Indian Hills Warriors. The daughter of LaRena and Jon Woten, she plans to major in ch...

Two Ottumwa schools will sponsor events to honor veterans on Wednesday, November 8. Evans Middle School will start the day with a breakfast for veterans from 8:15 – 9 a...

There is still time to sign up for the Ottumwa Archery Club. Students in grades 4-12 interested in participating in archery can still join the club. Practices are held every ...

American Home Finding Association's I-Smile™ @ School program is offering no cost dental services for 8th grade students at Evans Middle School. The following servi...

What better way to celebrate Farm to School month than by sampling homemade applesauce? Third and fifth graders at Liberty Elementary sampled applesauce today with their lunc...

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, November 2. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p...

Ottumwa High School vocal students Bethany Woodall, soprano, and Kele Allison, tenor, have attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high school mus...

Join the Iowa State University Office of Admissions on Thursday, November 2, from 5-6:30 pm in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria. ISU will be sharing more information on:  ...

Students at Evans Middle School are now rotating through three different classrooms as part of their physical education experience, thanks to a grant from the Ottumwa Regional L...

The Ottumwa Community School District will remove approximately 1,250 devices from classrooms on Thursday due to a device malfunction at Evans Middle School. Yesterday, a Len...

Students to Compete in DC

October 25, 2017

Two Ottumwa High School iJag students earned an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in a national iJag competition. Shaydon Probst and Christian Miguel Garci...

To complete State of Iowa required dental screenings, the local I-Smile™ dental hygienist will be at Ottumwa High School during the month of November.   The I...

Fall Vocal Concert

October 18, 2017

The Ottumwa High School and Evans Middle School vocal department will host their annual fall concert on Tuesday, November 7 at 7 p.m. in the OHS auditorium.   The...

The Ottumwa High School Broadway Bulldogs will present the musical, “The Addams Family” Friday through Tuesday, October 27-31. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. wi...

Two classes at Ottumwa High School helped set up for the Better Block initiative last Thursday in downtown Ottumwa. Students in Woods I and Metals I worked in the old theater...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, October 19. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p.m.  The me...

Sixth graders at Evans Middle School learned about exploring Wednesday afternoon. The students spent an hour listening to Dave and Amy Freeman’s story about their one-year...