Douma Elementary School News

Keep Saving Those Box Tops!

November 17, 2015

October Box Top collection was great. A total 3,744 Box Tops were collected, bring the school total for the year to 5,818. We are 1/3 of the way to our goal of earning our 201...

Parent-Teacher Conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, November 9-12 for grades preK-12. No classes will be held on Thursday, November...

Halloween Kids Party at OHS

October 29, 2015

The OHS Student Council is hosting a Halloween Kid’s Party on Thursday, October 29 from 6-8 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. This free Halloween event is for students in grade...

The Ottumwa Public Library is participating in a pilot program to offer Tumblebooks to teachers, students, and parents of the Ottumwa Community School District. This service p...

PE to Sell T-shirts

September 14, 2015

The elementary PE department will be running a t-shirt fundraiser this fall to create funds to repair/replace/and add to district-shared PE equipment.  The department has...

Learn to be a Cheerleader

September 10, 2015

OHS cheerleaders will sponsor a Little Cheer Clinic for students in grades K-6.  Students in grades three, four, five and six will attend the clinic on Tuesday, September...

Raggedy Ann and Andy are 100 years old this year. The Ottumwa High School Broadway Bulldogs will perform "Raggedy Ann and Andy" on September 25, 26, and 27. The show...

District to Launch eFlyers

August 19, 2015

Ottumwa Schools has launched a new electronic flyer communication tool called “Peachjar.” To view school-approved eflyers, simply click the Peachjar button on the di...

The Ottumwa Board of Education recently approved the recommendation to increase school lunch prices by ten cents. Lunch prices will be $2.25 for elementary and $2.35 for secon...

  Ottumwa Community Schools will have the first day of Kindergarten over a two-day period – half the students on the first day and the other half of the students ...

The district's Summer Reading Program starts Monday, July 27 for students in grades K-3 who confirmed their spot prior to the end of the year. Classes will be held at Libe...

Liberty, Wilson, Douma, and James Elementary Schools have been awarded the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable grant for the 2015-16 school year.  This is a federally-assisted prog...

Reading can be one of the many fun activities children fill their summer with. Research has shown that children who participate in summer reading programs avoid the "summ...

Students and their families, along with Douma staff, spent some time at their school on Saturday moving through a variety of stations designed for learning and movement. The e...

The Young Artist’s Showcase will be on display at the Quincy Place Mall from Friday, May 2 through Friday, May 15. This is the 20th year for the art display, which repre...

Douma Elementary will host a Family Movement Day on Saturday, May 2 from 9-10:30 a.m.  This event is for the students and parents of Douma Elementary. Activities will inc...

Around 150 kindergarten through eighth grade students recently demonstrated their ingenuity by creating inventions for this year’s Ottumwa Invention Convention held Mond...

Parent teacher conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, February 23 through February 26 for grades preK-12. Students will be released T...

Ottumwa Schools will host kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, March 5. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. Paren...

Ottumwa Schools invites the entire community to celebrate what it means to be a Bulldog during “Paws-itively Ottumwa:  Where Bulldogs Belong Week,” January 26...

Kindergarten through eighth grade students are encouraged to enter inventions for the upcoming Ottumwa Invention Convention. The annual event, hosted by Ottumwa’s Talent...

The OHS Dance Team has moved the dates of their Little Dance Clinic for Ottumwa elementary students. Students will learn a routine to be performed during halftime of the varsi...

Learn to Dance with OHS Team

January 16, 2015

The OHS Dance Team will sponsor a Little Dance Clinic for Ottumwa elementary students. Students will learn a routine to be performed during halftime of the varsity boys and gi...

Parents are reminded that supervision at elementary schools is not available until 7:40 a.m. Parents are asked to please not drop students off prior to that time. Students not...

Parents and guardians of Ottumwa district students are encouraged to take a survey. To help the district improve the school breakfast in Ottumwa, please click on the survey l...