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The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, April 5. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The ...

Ottumwa High School principal, Cory Johnson, has verbally accepted a position as Curriculum Director for the Burlington Community School District. He has resigned his position a...

Schafer Bids Released

March 28, 2018

The Ottumwa Board of Education approved the release of bids for two projects at Schafer Stadium on Monday. Projects include the south concourse and the stadium scoreboard. ...

Two OHS seniors, Wesley Melendez and Anthony Segovia, were recently awarded Multicultural Vision Program Award grants from Iowa State University. The grants are full-tuition sch...

Seven students from the Ottumwa Community School District have been invited to participate in the annual State Invent Iowa competition in Coralville on Monday, April 16. The eve...

A group of high school students who participate in the TOPS program donated $700 to the Food Bank of Iowa last week. The funds were raised at a recent art event sponsored by the...

Several pre-algebra classes at Evans Middle School are hosting an Entrepreneur Night on Tuesday, April 17 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Market on Main in Ottumwa. Tickets are $2 at the do...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 29. 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...

Ottumwa High School’s 8th Annual Stepping Towards Success Banquet was held at Bridge View Center on Thursday, March 22. The event recognized students in grades 10-12 who w...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  OTTUMWA— Ottumwa High School senior, Makayla Martsching, signed a letter of intent last week to bowl for Morningside College. Martsching has ...

OTTUMWA—In light of recent incidents and in an effort to be transparent to parents and community members, a male student at Evans Middle School was found in possession of ...

OHS senior, Karleigh Halpin, signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Grand View University in Des Moines. Highlights of her accomplishments at OHS include being name 1s...

The Evans Middle School Drama Department will present Disney's "Beauty and the Beast, Jr." on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 at 3 p.m. in the Ev...

Bill Allen feels he has something to offer the Ottumwa Community School District. The Ottumwa Board of Education agreed, appointing Allen to serve on the school board durin...

Register now to save $25 on Camp Invention. The deadline for early registration is Friday, March 23. Camp Invention is being offered to area children entering grades kinderga...

OHS senior, Collin Kepner, will be competing at All State Contest at the University of Northern Iowa on March 26 after receiving a I rating at the State Speech Contest on March ...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 22. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12 p.m.  The ...

The Ottumwa Athletic Club will hold their 21th Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Wednesday, March 28 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria. The menu will include spagh...

The Bulldog archery teams recently participated in the NASP state tournament and Iowa 3D Tournament and are now headed to the 2018 NASP Eastern Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky...

Parents, students, staff, and community members are encouraged to attend a board work session on Monday, March 19 at 6 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School library. The meeting will ...

School Board Vacancy

March 13, 2018

The Ottumwa Community School District has received seven interested parties for the current board vacancy.   They are as follows: Mitch Niner Cathy Angle ...

The Ottumwa Community School District will follow board policy and the Iowa Code in dealing with an OHS sophomore who brought a 9 mm handgun to school on Thursday, March 8.&nbsp...

Ottumwa Community Schools will host a registration event for students entering kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday, March 27 beginning at 6 p.m.  The dis...

Weapon Found at OHS

March 8, 2018

— An Ottumwa High School student was found in possession of a firearm and knife blade this morning. The student showed the weapon to a fellow student, who then notified an...

On March 7,the Diversity Committee, a group of Ottumwa High School students, presented a Diversity Assembly to the student body. They have been preparing and rehearsing this eve...