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The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, December 7. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p...

The Ottumwa Community School District’s Fine Arts Department will host their Holiday Band Concert for instrumental students in grades 5-12 on Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m....

Three Ottumwa First LEGO League teams will compete in regional competition on Saturday, December 2 at Indian Hills Community College. This year’s theme is hydro dynamics. ...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, November 30. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p.m.  ...

OHS drama teacher, Natalie Dommer, was recently inducted into the Iowa Thespian Hall of Fame. The honor reflects the quality of her work and respect of her peers over the past 2...

Student Council members at Eisenhower Elementary care about their community, both school and town. Representatives from the group of 12 third, fourth, and fifth graders will ...

Students and staff at James Elementary in Ottumwa, Iowa celebrated Thanksgiving in a big way on Wednesday thanks to Ottumwa’s South Hy-Vee. Hy-Vee donated a T...

Students in Kevin Cochran's Sales class at Ottumwa High School hosted a Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 21. The drive was part of an effort by Cochran to introduce students...

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...