Eisenhower Elementary School News

In a recent science unit, students in Mrs. Granneman's second grade class learned about seed dispersal, then designed a seed pod. The class read about how important i...

Eisenhower will host a Fall Painting Party on Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1-3 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Sessions are limited to 25 painters. Partic...

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...

Archery clubs at elementary, middle school and high school will start practice in November. Several volunteers are organizing the effort to start an archery program in Ottum...

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...

Fall Festival/Haunted House

October 23, 2015

Eisenhower's fifth grade classes are sponsoring our annual Fall Festival and Haunted House on Friday, October 30 from 6-8 p.m.  Activities include our haunted house, ...

The Ottumwa Youth Basketball League for boys and girls in grades five and six will host a training camp on Saturday, November 7. The boy’s camp will be from 8-9:30 a.m. an...

Third Grade Vocal Concert

October 21, 2015

ALL third grade students from Eisenhower, James, Horace Mann and Wilson will be singing in our combined North Side Schools’ 3rd Grade Music Concert at the OHS Auditorium...

McTeacher's Night

October 20, 2015

Eisenhower Elementary staff invites all students and families as well as Ottumwa community members to McTeacher's Night being held in conjunction with North McDonald's...

Spirit Video

October 16, 2015

View the Eisenhower's Spirit Day video Whip, Whip, Nae, Nae the Blues Away! dance to start Friday off right on October 16 located under "Student Council Information&q...

Walk the Whistle

October 9, 2015

Students and staff at Eisenhower spent part of Wednesday walking on the trail around the Outdoor Learning Center. The activity was part of the state's 5th Annual Healthies...

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...

Welcome Sara Sparks

August 28, 2015

Eisenhower welcomes Sara Sparks, a new special education teacher who will serve Eisenhower during this upcoming school year. 

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...

The fall instrumental music open house will be held on Thursday, August 27 from 4-6 p.m. and Tuesday, September 1 from 5-7 p.m. at Evans Middle School. Ottumwa instrumental in...

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...

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...

The Outdoor Learning Center committee, a group of dedicated teachers, retired teachers, and community volunteers, has successfully raised the necessary funds to install a welc...

Eisenhower and Horace Mann fifth graders will be attending science camp at Forest Lake Thursday and Friday, May 14 and 15. This 50 year tradition continues with a lot of volun...

Ike Dash a Success

May 4, 2015

A huge thanks to participants and supporters who made the first annual Ike Dash a success. The event raised $785 that will support improvements to Eisenhower's Outdoor Lea...

ISU Extension and the Ottumwa Community School District are partnering to provide STEM opportunities for elementary-aged students in June and July. Several camps will be offer...