Ottumwa High School News

Fall Vocal Concert

October 18, 2017

The Ottumwa High School and Evans Middle School vocal department will host their annual fall concert on Tuesday, November 7 at 7 p.m. in the OHS auditorium.   The...

The Ottumwa High School Broadway Bulldogs will present the musical, “The Addams Family” Friday through Tuesday, October 27-31. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. wi...

Two classes at Ottumwa High School helped set up for the Better Block initiative last Thursday in downtown Ottumwa. Students in Woods I and Metals I worked in the old theater...

Students Attend Conference

October 16, 2017

Six Ottumwa High School students recently attended the Pursuing Victory with Honor Youth Summit at the University of Iowa. Students learned about being effective leaders and how...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, October 19. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p.m.  The me...

iJag Installs Officers

October 10, 2017

Several students at Ottumwa High School were installed as officers in iJag on Thursday, October 12 during a ceremony in the OHS auditorium. Students serving in a leadership r...

Three Ottumwa High School students will compete for a trip to Washington, D.C. through a competition sponsored by JAG. JAG is offering a National Student Leadership Academy that...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, October 12. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p.m.  The me...

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, October 5. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m., and 12:10 p....

2017 Homecoming Court Announced

September 29, 2017

The OHS Homecoming Court was announced on Thursday. Candidates for king include:  Austin Brown, Connor Riley, Drew Riley, Jarhett VanEngelenhoven, and Nik Batters...

The OHS Student Council will host Spirit Week as part of the annual homecoming activities. The homecoming theme this year is "Bulldogs in Paradise." Students and staff...

Catch-Up Academy Offered

September 26, 2017

Ottumwa High School will offer six Catch-Up Academies this year on the following dates:  Oct.21  Nov. 28 Dec. 2 March 3 April 7 May 12 OHS student...

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 ...