Ottumwa High School News

Cafe Serves Pasta on Thursday

September 25, 2017

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will begin serving lunch on Thursday, September 28. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., a...

National Merit Semi Finalist, Collin Kepner, is not sure of his future career path but appreciates the opportunities he’s been given while attending Ottumwa High School. ...

Cafe to Serve Meatloaf

September 19, 2017

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will begin serving lunch on Thursday, September 21. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., a...

Congratulations to the OHS girls volleyball team. The team battled all day on Saturday, September 16. They went 5-1 and became the 2017 Ottumwa Invitational Champs, the &nb...

PSAT Testing Information

September 12, 2017

The PSAT/NMSQT is a comprehensive, standardized assessment administered at schools each October. The test provides an opportunity for you to begin addressing areas where yo...

Thirteen new teachers are starting the year in Ottumwa, including two Spanish teachers who are part of an exchange program from Spain. New teachers, their subject and building...

On Friday, Aug. 25, students will attend school all day. There is NO teacher professional development. The first Friday early release will be Sept. 1 at 1 p.m.

Ottumwa High School will welcome the Class of 2021 with a Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, August 22 from 12-3:05 p.m. Students will be placed into groups and rotated between lu...

OHS to Host Block Party

August 8, 2017

Ottumwa High School will host its annual Bulldog Block Party on Thursday, August 17 from 5-7:30 p.m. Activities, including a teacher dunk tank, photo booth, climbing wall, and...

OHS students are encouraged to audition for the upcoming fall play, "Addams Family." Auditions will be held August 14-16 from 1-3 p.m. in room 230 (across from the l...

The Iowa Department of Public Health has made changes to the Iowa Immunization Law for the start of the 2017-2018 school year. This change requires that all students entering ...

Students wishing to attend a four-year university are required to take the ACT test. There are limited fee waivers for the test. Contact Mrs. McKinnon, Registrar in the Guidan...

Created by the College Board, the SAT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. The idea is to provide colleges with one common ...

Nineteen members of the Ottumwa Bulldog Archery Team competed in the NASP Archery Competition at the 2017 Summer Iowa Games in Ames on July 15. Students who participated inclu...

The Ottumwa Community School District is currently transitioning to a sub caller and time management system.  "We are working through the details and will be contact...

“The Ottumwa Athletic Department is excited to name Kyle Creamer as head boys basketball coach” said athletic director, Scott Maas. The appointment is pending boar...

Ten students from Ottumwa will travel to Marengo, OH next week to participate in the 2017 Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championship. This year’s tourna...

ATTENTION ALL 2017-18 INCOMING 7TH GRADE STUDENTS : The Iowa Department of Health has made changes to the immunization law for the start of the next school year.  All s...

OHS students are encouraged to audition for the upcoming fall play, "Addams Family." Auditions will be held August 14-16. Watch for details.  Audition Flyer

Several students in the Ottumwa High School’s Advanced Electricity/Electronics course used skills learned in class to do some classroom upgrades. Work stations in the ...

Nury Santos Murga, grade 9, was selected as the May recipient of Pursuing Victory With Honor. She was nominated by Mrs. Bramschreiber for demonstrating one or more values of t...

The retirement of two district music instructors provided an opportunity for the district to examine existing offerings and make adjustments to better serve students.  ...

Preschoolers in the Head Start program will benefit from a sewing lesson in Ottumwa High School’s Family Consumer Science (FCS) comprehensive course. “The need was...

International Food Day

May 25, 2017

Food from a variety of countries was sampled during Mr. Sedore's first period ESL social studies class. Students shared food from Mexico, Marshall Islands, Philippine Is...

The OHS Music Boosters have been experimenting with live streaming music concerts. On Sunday, they hope to provide a live stream of the OHS graduation ceremony. To watch graduat...