Ottumwa High School News

The OHS Student Council is hosting GNIMOCEMOH - Spirit Week this week to celebrate the last week for seniors. (GNIMOCEMOH is homecoming spelled backwards.) Students and ...

Approximately 50 OHS sophomores spent this week exploring a variety of career options. Students toured and heard presentations at John Deere, Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Jef...

OHS Finals Schedule

May 14, 2018

Here is the final exam schedule for OHS students: Semester Test Schedule Second Semester 2017-2018 Wednesday, May 30 Test 1        8:10 &nd...

Many students and their parents had their questions answered from 10 different colleges and high school programs after attending the OHS Education Fair.  With summer coming...

Dan McGuire’s first Ottumwa experience was during RAGBRAI, camping in Greater Ottumwa Park and riding up North Court on his way out of town. Today the district announ...

Ottumwa High School will offer a final Catch-Up Academy on Saturday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This is the last catch-up opportunity this year. In addition, parents ar...

In a few short weeks, seniors will be walking across the stage at Bridge View Center to receive their diplomas. There are several dates associated with the end of the year for s...

Ottumwa High School will host an Education Fair on Thursday, May 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. This event is for all high school students and their parents. Participa...

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, May 3. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m. &...

OHS will host their third annual College Decision Day on May 1. On Monday in between classes, various fight songs will be played to generate excitement and to remind seniors to ...

The Bulldog Café kitchen was busy on Thursday as the would-be chefs were making final preparations to compete in the annual Iron Chef competition at Indian Hills Communit...

Hasya Joshi, a 10th grader at Ottumwa High School, was recently selected as a delegate representing OHS and the State of Iowa at the Congress of Future Science and Technology Le...

The Ottumwa High School trap shoot team will host their first home shoot Saturday, April 14 at the Ottumwa Izaak Walton League. The event begins at 8 a.m. and wil...

The OHS drama department will present, “Death by Design” on April 13, 14 and 15 in the Ottumwa High School auditorium. The play was written by Rob Urbinati and is di...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, April 5. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The ...

Ottumwa High School principal, Cory Johnson, has verbally accepted a position as Curriculum Director for the Burlington Community School District. He has resigned his position a...

Two OHS seniors, Wesley Melendez and Anthony Segovia, were recently awarded Multicultural Vision Program Award grants from Iowa State University. The grants are full-tuition sch...

A group of high school students who participate in the TOPS program donated $700 to the Food Bank of Iowa last week. The funds were raised at a recent art event sponsored by the...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 29. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The menu...

Ottumwa High School’s 8th Annual Stepping Towards Success Banquet was held at Bridge View Center on Thursday, March 22. The event recognized students in grades 10-12 who w...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  OTTUMWA— Ottumwa High School senior, Makayla Martsching, signed a letter of intent last week to bowl for Morningside College. Martsching has ...

OHS senior, Karleigh Halpin, signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Grand View University in Des Moines. Highlights of her accomplishments at OHS include being name 1s...

All 9th, 10th and 11th grade students will take the Iowa Assessment on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 27 and 28. Seniors do not have classes during testing time but should arrive ...

School Board Vacancy

March 13, 2018

The Ottumwa Community School District has received seven interested parties for the current board vacancy.   They are as follows: Mitch Niner Cathy Angle ...

The Ottumwa Community School District will follow board policy and the Iowa Code in dealing with an OHS sophomore who brought a 9 mm handgun to school on Thursday, March 8.&nbsp...