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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...

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:  Do not use the studen...

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: Do not use the Po...

Registration for the 2017-18 school year begins today in the Ottumwa School District. Not only is the date different than in past years, but no longer will parents fill out...

JROTC Goes to Camp

July 17, 2017

Several JROTC students from Ottumwa High School recently attended the Junior Cadet Leadership Course (JCLC) at Camp Dodge in Des Moines. Over 200 cadets from Iowa, Missouri, a...

The Ottumwa Community School District is currently transitioning to a sub caller and time management system.  "We are working through the details and will be contact...

“The Ottumwa Athletic Department is excited to name Kyle Creamer as head boys basketball coach” said athletic director, Scott Maas. The appointment is pending boar...

Board Appoints Bittner

July 10, 2017

The Ottumwa Board of Education appointed Dr. Jeff Bittner to serve as a director from a field of six applicants. Interested persons answered a series of questions during Monda...

Preschool Supplies

July 10, 2017

Preschool starts on Monday, August 28.

Ten students from Ottumwa will travel to Marengo, OH next week to participate in the 2017 Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championship. This year’s tourna...

ATTENTION ALL 2017-18 INCOMING 7TH GRADE STUDENTS : The Iowa Department of Health has made changes to the immunization law for the start of the next school year.  All s...