Eisenhower Elementary School News

The Ottumwa Community Schools Fine Arts Department will host their Holiday Choir Concert for students in grades 5-8 on Thursday, December 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ottumwa High Scho...

Members of Eisenhower Elementary’s Student Council were ringing bells for the Salvation Army at North Hy-Vee late Thursday afternoon. The activity aligns with the cou...

5-12 Holiday Band Concert

November 28, 2016

The Ottumwa Community School District will host their Holiday Band Concert for instrumental students in grades 5-12 on Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School...

Archery to Host Tournament

November 23, 2016

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team will host an archery tournament from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, December 10 at Evans Middle School. Admission will be $5 for ages 16 and old...

180 Days - Turkey Talk

November 23, 2016

Turkey has been the seasonal writing topic for elementary students throughout the district, including third graders in Krista Burton's room at Eisenhower Elementary. Stu...

DARE Graduation Scheduled

November 22, 2016

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation for fifth grade students attending James, Horace Mann, Eisenhower and Wilson Elementary will be held Tuesday, November 22...

Beginner orchestra students in the Ottumwa Community School District have recently completed a crash course in strings, according to Henry Weberpal, one of the district’...

Eisenhower, Horace Mann, James, and Wilson Elementary Schools will hold conferences on Monday, November 14 from 4 - 7:30 p.m. Douma and Liberty will hold conferences on Tuesda...

Students at Eisenhower Elementary planted 10 trees Friday afternoon. What made the last Friday in October unusual was the temperature, with the thermometer nearing 80 degrees....

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 ...