Ottumwa High School News

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...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Friday, April 21. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and noon.  The menu will in...

After being gone for 10 years, Steve Zimmerman will return to his roots next fall.  Zimmerman was approved by the Board of Education to be the next principal at Evans M...

After four years in Ottumwa, Ottumwa High School boys head basketball coach, Kevin Kanaskie, is stepping down. He has accepted a teaching position in Waukee for the 2017-18 sc...

On Monday night, the Ottumwa Board of Education approved three bids for the first phase of the Schafer renovation project. The projects were presented by Kim Mulch with Klingn...

High school graduation rate is 91.3%

Last weekend, over 70 OHS sharks entered the warm waters of The Beach Ottumwa to perform their annual show. This year, the group of synchronized swimmers presented "Synch...

Cafe to Serve on Thursday

April 10, 2017

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, April 13. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and noon.  The menu will ...

Ottumwa High School artists will open their annual exhibit with an artist reception on Monday, April 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Indian Hills Art Gallery.  The exhibit run...

OHS senior, Jada Schrage, signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Grand View College on Wednesday, April 5. She is the daughter of Jon and Shelby Schrage. She...

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...

For several students, including Henry Altfillisch and Kate Van Nest, helping at the annual Ottumwa Athletic Club's Spaghetti Dinner is a tradition. Both OHS seniors have b...

The OHS and Evans Middle School trap shooting teams started their season on Saturday, April 1 with a meet hosted by North Mahaska at the Ottumwa Izaak Walton. There were 14 sc...