Ottumwa High School News

Students were taking pictures and tweeting on their phones Tuesday as part of an assignment in their Ottumwa High School Honors Geometry class. “My students...

Ottumwa Community Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  All meals in all district summer programs will be provided to program attendees free of char...

The Ottumwa Tennis Club is offering tennis lessons in July for elementary and middle school students. Groups will meet July 10-27 either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday....

Several students were recognized at the OHS drama banquet on May 22: Honor Thespians (must have reached at least 600 hours of theater completion): Christopher Caldwell ...

The Ottumwa Community School District’s band and orchestra programs are offering summer lessons to students. All lessons will be held in the Evans Middle School band and...

Spirit Week

May 22, 2017

The OHS Student Council is celebrating the last week of school for seniors by hosting Gnimocemoh Spirit Week (homecoming spelled backwards!). Themes for the week include: ...

Due to the Schafer Stadium renovation project, there will be no public access to the stadium or track throughout the summer. The project begins in earnest on Monday, May 22 an...

The Ottumwa Public Library is excited to announce that we will again be having our Summer Reading Program. As in previous years, we will have a program for all ages with the t...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at Nationals in Louisville, KY   2017 NASP Nationals - Bullseye Tournament   Jeffery Shauman  Score: 2...

Ottumwa High School has announced the valedictorians for the Class of 2017. Eight students earned a 4.0 GPA, including:  Justin Budan, Ellen Carlson, Marissa Cartwright, ...

Brandon Brooks teaches in the same classroom he spent time in as a student. Brooks, a metals and automotive teacher at Ottumwa High School, has been teaching for five years....

Thirty-five OHS seniors accumulated over 9,200 hours of volunteer service to their school and community during their four years of high school, according to OHS Principal, Mar...

Several athletes were honored during the annual Athletic Club's banquet. Students and their awards include: OUTSTANDING ATHLETE AWARD Madi Wiley and Dalton Bowers.&...

For Ottumwa High School science teacher, Heather Swanstrom, the best part of her day is when students make the connection between what they are learning and their everyday lif...

The Ottumwa Trap Shooting teams hosted their first home meet on Saturday, April 22 with 15 school districts and 357 athletes competing at the Ottumwa Izaak Walton League. Th...

Two Ottumwa High School seniors, Justin Budan and Kalina Eskew, were among over 400 seniors from across Iowa who were recently honored during the 15th Annual Governor's Sc...

Last Friday, students in the Ottumwa High School iJag program tested their boat making skills during an event at The Beach Ottumwa. The STEAM boat project incorporated scien...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Friday, May 5. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and noon.  The menu will include...

The Ottumwa Community School District’s annual Springfest Concert, featuring high school band and orchestra students, will be held on Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m. in the OHS ...

Several OHS students recently volunteered at the Ottumwa Fire Station to install batteries in smoke detectors. The American Red Cross, in partnership with the fire department,...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at the Midwest NASP Bullseye Shootout - Regional Tournament in Dodgeville, WI. Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team  - Evans Te...

Ten students at Ottumwa High School were recently selected to be part of the Pride of Ottumwa Color Guard for the 2017-18 season.  The color guard provides additional int...

The OHS drama department will present "The Importance of Being Earnest" on Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the OHS auditorium. Tickets are avail...

Senior Recognition Night

April 18, 2017

The OHS Senior Academic Scholarship Recognition Night will be held Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School Auditorium.  Any student unable to attend that ...

Three Ottumwa High School cheerleaders were recognized at the Shrine Bowl media day on April 10 in Altoona.  Juniors Ivy Cutler, Katelyn Randall, and Brooke McCoy were se...