Eisenhower Elementary School News

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...

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...

Eisenhower Elementary is hosting an IKE Dash on Saturday, May 2 at 10 a.m. The event will feature an obstacle course for students and families to go over, under, through, and ...

Three teams from Liberty Elementary swept the district’s annual Book Bowl competition on Tuesday. The Bookletes were the winners in the 2015 Ottumwa Schools Bulldog Bo...

Evans Middle School will host a 5th grade Parent Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.  The purpose of this meeting is to provide...

Ottumwa Schools is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational software company, in order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use. The goal is t...

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

Ottumwa Schools is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational software company, in order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use. The goal is to ...

Over 30 elementary archers competed on Wednesday at Liberty Elementary in Ottumwa's first archery event. The event targeted representatives from Liberty, Eisenhower, James...

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...