Douma Elementary School News

Enter Invention Convention

January 8, 2014

Ottumwa students, start those creative juices flowing! District students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade may enter inventions for the upcoming Ottumwa Invention ...

PAWS-itively Ottumwa

December 19, 2013

The Ottumwa Community School District will be highlighting and celebrating our schools and our many advantages to learn, lead, and belong throughout the community the week of ...

The Ottumwa Public Library recently subscribed to a new service for the community called, “Tumble Books.”  Through Tumble Books, patrons will now be able to g...

Parents seeking text and/or email messages about important school information can opt-in to the district’s alert system. The district no longer uses Ed Alert!. This sy...

The 2014 Kids' Art Calendar, sponsored by MidWest One Bank is now available. The calendar features artwork created by students in their elementary art classes. Artwork is ...

Author to Visit Schools

November 22, 2013

Iowa children’s author Ryan Sloth will visit Agassiz and Wildwood Elementary Schools on Monday, November 25 to read his books, featuring Sammy Sloth. He created the Samm...

Practice Starts November 14

Halloween Block Party

October 9, 2013

The OHS Student Council is hosting a Halloween Block Party at OHS on Thursday, October 31 from 5 – 8 p.m. for children up to fifth grade (this includes toddlers and...

The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation recently awarded $4,000 to the Ottumwa Youth Basketball program. Funds will assist the league in revamping the program to provide boys a...

Fruits and Vegetables Matter

September 17, 2013

Parents, check out the website below for tips on how to get your children to eat more fruits and vegetables. The site provides monthly articles and activities for families to ...

Open House

September 5, 2013

Agassiz and Wildwood Elementary Schools will host a READ Night on Tuesday, September 10. Agassiz will host their event from 5-6 p.m. and Wildwood from 6-7 p.m. The event is ...

K-6 Students to Cheer at Football Game

School-Age Care Available

August 21, 2013

The district's Prime Time Youth Care (PTYC) will operate a before and after school youth care program at Liberty School and McCarroll Drive locations this year. The progra...

A new alert system will be available to parents starting in September. The former system, Ed Alert!, is no longer available with the change in web providers. The new system, P...

Back to School Nights

August 12, 2013

Meet Your Teacher and Principal

School Begins on Wednesday, August 21

Ottumwa Community Schools will begin offering preschool child care to students enrolled in their four-year-old preschool program. This will be a fee-based service for parents ...