Eisenhower Elementary School News

Eisenhower Elementary is hosting a painting party on Saturday, November 5 from 10-noon or 1-3 p.m. in the school gym. Cost is $20 per painter and all supplies and a snack will...

The first Eisenhower Outdoor Learning Center Calendar will be printed soon!  Class pictures have been taken in various outside settings around the school by photographer,...

New Reading Report Card

October 19, 2016

Ottumwa Community School District will be implementing a new reading report card  for students in grades K-5 for the 2016-17 school year.  Why the change? The rep...

For 80 fifth graders at Eisenhower and Horace Mann Elementary Schools, the classroom was moved outdoors. Students spent Monday and Tuesday at Outdoor Camp. This annual event...

Archery Team Registration

October 17, 2016

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team will hold registration for the 2016-17 season. The archery team is a competitive team through the National Archery in the Schools program. S...

Eisenhower Elementary is hosting a painting party on Saturday, November 5 from 10-noon or 1-3 p.m. in the school gym. Cost is $20 per painter and all supplies and a snack will...

Walk Promotes Health

October 3, 2016

Students will put on their walking shoes and participate in Iowa's Healthiest State Initiative. The annual event held each year in October encourages Iowans to Step It Up ...

The Ottumwa Youth Basketball League for boys and girls in grades five and six will host a training camp on Saturday, November 5. The boy’s camp will be from 8-9:30 a.m. an...

Volunteers and community leaders are gearing up to plant trees at three Ottumwa school locations to provide more shade and save energy. The local effort is part of the statewi...

Sandi Wilson, an Ottumwa elementary art teacher, will display her own works of art at the Indian Hills Community College Art Gallery through October 27 during regular g...

Help Collect Prairie Seed

September 12, 2016

Eisenhower families have been invited to participate in a prairie seed collection activity. This will allow the Outdoor Learning Center committee to overseed Eisenhower's ...

180 Days - Teachers Give Back

September 7, 2016

Many hands make light work is the motto of a group of retired teachers who volunteer on professional development days to help with teacher tasks. For four years, Sue Brown, ...

Parents are reminded that the early release on Wednesday will be at 1:30 p.m. This is a change from previous years. 

OHS cheerleaders will host 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 13...

 An enterprising group of fifth graders at Eisenhower Elementary are taking their passion for bracelet making and raising funds to help children at Blank Children’s...

New Teachers Begin Monday

August 15, 2016

Thirty-four new teachers are starting their jobs in the Ottumwa district today. Their schedule for the first three days includes: Meeting and working with their mentor ...

The fall Instrumental Music Open House for fifth grade students and their parents will be held on Tuesday, August 30 from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday, September 1 from 5-7:30 p.m. a...

Football Camp Offered

July 13, 2016

The Ottumwa Youth Football League will host a free camp for Ottumwa students entering fifth and sixth grade. The camp will be held July 14 and July 21 from 6-7 p.m. at Schafer...

Summer Reading List

May 25, 2016

The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, has released their 2016 Summer Reading Lists with new and exciting titles! The...

The OHS Girls Swim Team is sponsoring their 3rd Annual Technique Clinic for youth during the week of June 6 from 8-10 a.m. at The Beach Ottumwa.  The clinic is open to sw...

Eisenhower Elementary will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, May 14 at 9:45 a.m. to dedicate the new Outdoor Learning Center sign. The event will be held prior to th...

Second graders in the Ottumwa district will travel to Bridge View Center on Friday, May 13 for a preview of Ottumwa Community Players' upcoming production, "You&rsquo...

An Ottumwa boy recently received support from students who don't even know him. The Eisenhower Student Council learned about a Wilson Elementary student who was attacked...

Eisenhower Elementary is hosting an IKE Dash on Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. with a dedication of the new Outdoor Learning Center and ribbon cutting scheduled for 9:45 a.m. The...

For the first time in the 15 year history of the Ottumwa Community School District’s Bulldog Book Bowl, James Elementary took home the traveling trophy. The Brainiac G...