Ottumwa High School News

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...

Educational Talent Search (ETS) (Alli Bogaard) and GEARUP (Barb Hanson) are teaming up to promote college awareness at Ottumwa High School during the popular March Madness seaso...

On March 7,the Diversity Committee, a group of Ottumwa High School students, presented a Diversity Assembly to the student body. They have been preparing and rehearsing this eve...

The Third Annual Shark Club Show will be held on Saturday, March 3. Performance times are at 6:30 and 8 p.m. at The Beach Ottumwa. Their theme this year is:  “Sharkie...

Intramural Schedule Announced

February 28, 2018

The OHS Student Council will again sponsor intramurals for all students. The tournament schedule includes: Monday, February 26 - Basketball - Evans Tuesday, Februar...

Vocal Concert on Tuesday

February 26, 2018

The OHS vocal department will be having their annual winter concert on Tuesday, February 27 in the OHS auditorium at 7 p.m.  The concert will feature student...

Cafe to Serve Asian Menu

February 26, 2018

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 1. 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 ...

Evans Middle School Scores 10/15 Jeffery Shauman, score 291 Xander Johnson, score 272 Ty Tucker, score 270 Myles Saner, score 264 William Miller, score 256 Sop...

Evans Middle School Scores 10/15 Jeffery Shauman, score 281 Ty Tucker, score 278 Makenzie Fischer, score 276 Natalie Cook, score 269 Erinne Mendibles, score 267 ...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, February 15. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The m...

Catch Up Academy is an opportunity for all 9th - 12th graders to come work with teachers at OHS from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Breakfast is provided. In addition, our spring sessio...

Lock-Down Drill at OHS

February 7, 2018

This morning, Ottumwa High School participated in a lock-down drill.  During the drill, students were kept in their classrooms and instruction continued.  The lock...

School Counselors Celebrate During National School Counseling Week, Feb. 5–9, 2018 National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Associati...

Several Ottumwa High School speech students earned Division I ratings at Saturday’s State Speech competition. Groups that came home with the highest rankings include: M...

A New Club Sprouts at OHS

February 2, 2018

Six students with gardening backgrounds make up a new club at Ottumwa High School. Agriculture Club started slowly last fall and is gaining momentum, according to club sponso...

Students in 10th grade have the opportunity to participate in an ACT Test Prep program facilitated by Cambridge Educational Services for FREE through Gear Up. The program will i...

Evans Middle School Scores 10/15 Jeffery Shauman, score 286, Myles Saner, score 271 Erinne Mendibles ,score 269 Makenzie Fischer, score 268 Xander Johnson, score 2...