Horace Mann Elementary School News

For over 37 years, Tim Belzer has been printing something every day. Belzer, who mans the Ottumwa Community School District’s print shop, will retire after 25 years of s...

Archers Have Sights on State

February 23, 2016

Ten members of the Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team earned state qualifying scores in their first year of competition. Qualifying scores are determined by adding the archer's...

Ottumwa Schools will host a Kindergarten Open House for the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, March 3 at Douma, Eisenhower, James, Horace Mann, and Wilson. The open house will ...

Archers Compete at Washington

February 22, 2016

Archers from Horace Mann competed in the Washington Archery Shoot on Saturday. Results include: CLOE ARMSTRONG -- Score 243; Tens 5 WILLIAM MILLER -- Score 217; Tens 1 Z...

Cowboy Theme for Spirit Day

February 18, 2016

To celebrate over 300 Bulldog Bucks earned by Horace Mann students, there will be a Spirit Day on Wednesday, February 24. The theme is Cowboy/Cowgirl Day, complete with hats!&...

Carnival to Support Local Team

February 10, 2016

The Ottumwa Trap Shoot Team will hold a carnival on Saturday, February 27 in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria from 3-7pm. This will be a family-friendly event and all familie...

Over 100 kindergarten through eighth grade students recently demonstrated their ingenuity by creating inventions for this year’s Ottumwa Invention Convention...

Sixteen students dined at a special table today at Horace Mann. These students were drawn from those earning Bulldog Bucks for the day. ​All adults at Horace Mann ha...

  The Horace Mann Heroes are student representatives in grades 3, 4, and 5 that are self-nominated and then selected by staff to serve in a leadership capacity (think S...

Parent teacher conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, February 22 through February 25 for grades preK-12. District-wide conference ti...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at the Albia Blue Demon Tournament on Saturday, January 30. Archer scores for each school team are below. The highest possible score...

Horace Mann students recently used the Railyard Conditioning Course in PE. The Railyard is an indoor obstacle course that makes exercise fun. Students think the obstacle cou...

Horace Mann archers recently competed at Cardinal High School. Students shot standard targets at a range of 10-15 and also competed using 3-D targets. Results include: 10/15...

Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa will host a free STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) Festival on Tuesday, February 23 from 5-7 p.m. in the Rural Educatio...

Horace Mann archers competed in the North Mahaska Tournament on Saturday. Results include:                   ...

The OHS cheerleaders will sponsor the Ottumwa Junior Cheer Clinic for elementary students on Saturday, January 23 in the OHS cafeteria. Students will learn a routine to be perfo...

Student Inventors Wanted

January 6, 2016

Kindergarten through 8th grade students from the Ottumwa Community School District, Seton Catholic, and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Community School District are invited to&n...

Elementary students in Ottumwa are learning a new sport in their physical education classes. The Ottumwa Country Club, in cooperation with the district elementary PE departm...

Ottumwa Bulldog archers will participate in a tournament Saturday, December 19 at Albia High School. There will be 350 - 400 archers competing in this event. Ottumwa...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in a duel with the Cardinal Shooting Comets and the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets on Saturday, December 12 at Cardi...

Little Dance Clinic in January

December 11, 2015

The OHS Dance Team is hosting a Little Dance Clinic on Monday, January 4 from 4-5:30 p.m. for grades K-2 and Wednesday, January 6 from 4-5:30 p.m. for grades 3-5 in the OHS ca...

Ottumwa archery team members will attend their first meet at Cardinal High School on Saturday, December 12. Students will arrive at 7 a.m. to receive their team shirt and flig...

Lego Teams to State

December 7, 2015

Three Ottumwa Talented and Gifted teams advanced during regional  First LEGO League competition and will compete against 60 teams in the Iowa Championshi...

The first winter storm of the season is forecast for today. While the winter advisory begins at 6 p.m., this is a good time to remind everyone how to find school cancellation ...

The Ottumwa High School wrestling program will host a FREE wrestling clinic for grades K-8 in the OHS wrestling room on Saturday, November 21 from 9 -11 a.m. Enter the buildin...