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Last week, OHS seniors learned about some important skills that will help them as they transition to life after high school. Ms. Eakins, OHS guidance counselor, along ...

This is the sixth and final video in a series of safety, produced by the district. This week, the Ottumwa Police Department, including the district's School Resource Officer...

During a press conference on Tuesday, Ken Hutchinson was introduced as the new boys head basketball coach for the Ottumwa Bulldogs. Hutchinson is a 2007 graduate of William P...

Girls Soccer

May 22, 2018

Our girls soccer games on May 22 vs. Chariton and May 24 vs. Marshalltown have been changed to Varsity at 5:30 followed by JV to be played at Walsh.

Students at the district’s Prime Time Youth Care program were asked to help select new items for the summer program menu. The program’s caterer, The Vine Coffeehouse...

The Ottumwa High School Vocal department will be holding their annual Pops Concert on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m.  Admission for this concert will be $5 for adults and $3 fo...

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 ...