Ottumwa High School News

Junior parents are asked to attend the ICAN (Iowa College Access Network) presentation on college financial aid Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 PM in the OHS Library.  This ann...

Trap Teams Host Fun Day

February 24, 2017

The Ottumwa High School and Evans Middle School Trap Shooting Teams will host a Community Fun Day on Saturday, February 25 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Izaak Walton Club, 110...

This year's LAST FAFSA workshop for seniors will be held on Tuesday, February 28 from 5-7 p.m. in the OHS computer lab.  This is the first step in the college financi...

The OHS Improvisation Team will present “Comedy Team Rockz” on Monday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the OHS auditorium. The show includes an hour of improvisation c...

Dressed for success and resume in hand, students in the Ottumwa High School iJag program practiced their interview skills today with real employers. Representatives from John ...

Dylan Paulk received the  Pursuing Victory with Honor award in February. He was nominated by Ms. Metzger for his excellent leadership skills, empathy towards others, and ...

Parent-Teacher Conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, February 27-March 2 for grades preK-12. District-wide conference times are 4-7:...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Friday, February 24. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and noon. The menu will inclu...

OHS Debaters Bring Home Trophy

February 22, 2017

The OHS Debate Team was recently awarded the District Cumulative Sweepstakes Points Award for 2017. “It’s pretty cool to take a trophy like that back to OHS,&rdquo...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in a tournament on February 18 hosted by the Cardinal Community School District.  The following archers scored as shown below: ...

In its fourth week, the food drive hopes to collect enough items to support the OHS Food Pantry. The pantry provides food and personal care items in backpacks for students on ...

The Ottumwa High School show choir, Sudden Impact, placed 1st within the 4A division and 1st overall on Saturday, February 18 at the Indianola Show Choir Invitational.  T...

In its third week, the food drive hopes to collect enough items to support the OHS Food Pantry. To date, the drive has collected 1,250 items. The pantry provides food and pers...

Catch Up Academy Offered

February 14, 2017

OHS is offering a Catch Up Academy several Saturdays this spring to help students get additional help with school work that needs completed. The first Catch Up Academy is be...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in a tournament on February 11 hosted by Evans Middle School in Ottumwa.  The following archers scored as shown below:   ...

The OhS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Friday, February 17. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and noon. The menu will inclu...

On Thursday, ten Ottumwa High School students served on one of five interview teams that will help select the next principal. Students who participated include:  Grace Bo...

Parents across the state of Iowa, including one Ottumwa parent, received a $1,500 boost to their student’s College Savings Iowa® recently. Brenda Jones, whose son Tr...

Law enforcement officers put their lives on the line each day while protecting our community members. This job comes with little thanks. Two groups of students attending Ottum...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in a tournament on February 4 hosted by Prairie Point Middle School in Cedar Rapids.  The following archers scored as shown bel...

In its second week, the food drive hopes to collect enough items to support the OHS Food Pantry. The pantry provides food in backpacks to students on the weekends. The drive i...

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Friday, February 10. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and noon. The...

A food drive will help students at Ottumwa High School make sure their peers are not hungry on the weekends. The food drive, collecting food through March 2, will support the ...

Cain Signs With Mt. Mercy

February 6, 2017

Brittaney Cain signed a letter of intent to participate in the track program at Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids on Monday, January 30. Cain, the daughter of Wes and Amanda...

Dear Parents and/or Guardians of students in grades 3-12, Ottumwa Schools is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational research and analytics company, in order to learn mo...