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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. &...

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April 30, 2018

Register now to save $15 on Camp Invention!  This is the LAST discount for the camp. Use promo code "IDEAS15" at the end of your registration.  This promo co...

Twinkling lights, metallic streamers, balloons, and lots of stars were already up at Bridge View Center Friday morning.  The decorations are part of the preparation...

Elementary students in Ottumwa are invited to attend the boys soccer games on Tuesday, May 1 for free. Students can attend any or all games that day at Schafer Stadium, includin...

Cargill presented a big check to Wilson Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Jeff Frederick, Cargill's health and safety specialist, and Becky Waller, employee and forme...

The district will release a video series on safety in the coming weeks. This week, Evans Middle School Principal, Steve Zimmerman, talks about dealing with physical aggression. ...

Pickwick Early Childhood Center will host a preschool registration on Friday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ottumwa Community Preschool, located in the former Agassiz Ele...

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, April 26. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m...

Ottumwa Schools will host their annual Elementary Track Meet on Wednesday, April 25 at 4 p.m. at Schafer Stadium. Ottumwa has hosted this event for over 50 years, with hundreds ...

The Bulldog Café kitchen was busy on Thursday as the would-be chefs were making final preparations to compete in the annual Iron Chef competition at Indian Hills Communit...

The district will release a video series on safety in the coming weeks. This week, Katlyn Overturf, a school resource officer at Evans Middle School,  talks about social me...

Seven students from the Ottumwa Community School District participated in the annual State Invent Iowa Competition in Coralville on Monday, April 16.  The event was hosted ...

Three students from Evans Middle School will advance to state level competition on April 30 in Des Moines.  Heidi Testa and Joslyn Camacho created a group documentary, &...