Horace Mann Elementary School News

Artwork on Display

March 8, 2018

Student names are on the artwork displayed.  Carissa Hughell, Art Teacher, reports that they have been working on value and form (dragon eyes), value, form and color (pumpk...

Talent Show Success

March 1, 2018

On Thursday, March 1, 2018, Horace Mann hosted a Talent Show as part of the reward based behavior system known as PBIS.  Students were able to sign up to perform their tale...

Got Talent?

February 26, 2018

Horace Mann will host an all school talent show on Thursday, March 1 at 12:50 p.m. Over 20 student performers will show off their talents, including stand up comedy, tumbling, d...

Evans Middle School Scores 10/15 Jeffery Shauman, score 291 Xander Johnson, score 272 Ty Tucker, score 270 Myles Saner, score 264 William Miller, score 256 Sop...

Evans Middle School Scores 10/15 Jeffery Shauman, score 281 Ty Tucker, score 278 Makenzie Fischer, score 276 Natalie Cook, score 269 Erinne Mendibles, score 267 ...

PTA sponsors Cookies & Canvas

February 20, 2018

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, PTA sponsored a fun event for parents and children.  Funds generated from this activity will go towards PTA programs that support our studen...

Heroes Share their Story

February 16, 2018

Proud of their accomplishments, the Horace Mann Heroes shared how they are making their school and community a better place at Monday’s school board meeting.  Thre...

Kindergarten Loves Technology!

February 14, 2018

New Chromebooks are being put to use in classrooms at Horace Mann.  Students use a reading program called Image Learning to improve reading skills.  Image Learnin...

At the School Board Meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018, representatives from the Horace Mann Heroes were on hand to talk about what it means to be Compassionate, Respectful, R...

The local 2018 Invention Convention was held on Tuesday, January 30th at Liberty Elementary on behalf of John Deere Ottumwa Works and the District's TAG department.  Th...

School Counselors Celebrate During National School Counseling Week, Feb. 5–9, 2018 National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Associati...

Winter Celebration Week culminated with donations for Heartland Humane.  On February 6, 2018, the Horace Mann Heroes delivered over $260 in monetary donations in addition t...

Musical Treat for 4th Grade!

February 6, 2018

Thank you to SEISO for bringing Keoni Bolding to our school on February 6, 2018.  Although only 20 years old, Keoni has established himself as a violinist and violist acros...

Evans Middle School Scores 10/15 Jeffery Shauman, score 286, Myles Saner, score 271 Erinne Mendibles ,score 269 Makenzie Fischer, score 268 Xander Johnson, score 2...

Reading is Fun!

January 31, 2018

This week, third grade students in Mrs Ingle's class have been working on fluency and expression in their reading.  They wanted to share their hard work by reading...

To beat the winter blues, Horace Mann students showed their Disney spirit on Monday.  The days this week have themes to celebrate the cold winter and our warm hea...

Elementary 10/15 Scores Eisenhower: Mackenzie Carrow, score 33 Horace Mann Sullivan Person, score 215 Talise Plate, score 189 Madelyn Neri-Cordova,...

Fifth grade had the opportunity to create a habitat for redworms using top soil, newspaper, organic food waste, dead leaves and twigs.  Over the next 1-2 months, the studen...

Beat the Blues Next Week

January 26, 2018

Horace Mann Elementary will host a spirit week January 29-February 2 to “Beat the Blues with Warm Fun!” Each day will have a special theme to help students and staff...

Students who participated in the creative arts program "Building Me a Better Future" were recognized on the evening of Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  Awards were giv...

Horace Mann Elementary is hosting a celebration on Tuesday, January 23 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the school. Door prizes, snacks and beverages will be available. In past years, the...

In order to contribute to hurricane relief, students could contribute $1 and be able to chew gum at school.  Students were eager to participate as we have several students ...

Horace Mann Sullivan Person, score 206 Nicholas Neri-Cordova, score 158 Madelyn Neri-Cordova, score 135 James Sophia Mendibles, score 192 Liberty Kiley Bank...

Christmas Around the World!

December 20, 2017

Fifth Grade students researched how Christmas is celebrated in other countries around the globe.  They presented their projects to students and families using technology, p...

Elementary Individual scores Kiley Bankson Liberty, 254; Karen Rukgarber Liberty, 212 Randy Rukgarber Liberty, 204 Stormy Kitto Liberty,196 Nicholas Swope Liberty,...