Horace Mann Elementary School News

Third Grade Vocal Concert

October 21, 2015

ALL third grade students from Eisenhower, James, Horace Mann and Wilson will be singing in our combined North Side Schools’ 3rd Grade Music Concert at the OHS Auditorium...

PE to Sell T-shirts

September 14, 2015

The elementary PE department will be running a t-shirt fundraiser this fall to create funds to repair/replace/and add to district-shared PE equipment.  The department has...

Learn to be a Cheerleader

September 10, 2015

OHS cheerleaders will sponsor a Little Cheer Clinic for students in grades K-6.  Students in grades three, four, five and six will attend the clinic on Tuesday, September...

Raggedy Ann and Andy are 100 years old this year. The Ottumwa High School Broadway Bulldogs will perform "Raggedy Ann and Andy" on September 25, 26, and 27. The show...

The fall instrumental music open house will be held on Thursday, August 27 from 4-6 p.m. and Tuesday, September 1 from 5-7 p.m. at Evans Middle School. Ottumwa instrumental in...

District to Launch eFlyers

August 19, 2015

Ottumwa Schools has launched a new electronic flyer communication tool called “Peachjar.” To view school-approved eflyers, simply click the Peachjar button on the di...

The Ottumwa Board of Education recently approved the recommendation to increase school lunch prices by ten cents. Lunch prices will be $2.25 for elementary and $2.35 for secon...

  Ottumwa Community Schools will have the first day of Kindergarten over a two-day period – half the students on the first day and the other half of the students ...

The district's Summer Reading Program starts Monday, July 27 for students in grades K-3 who confirmed their spot prior to the end of the year. Classes will be held at Libe...

Reading can be one of the many fun activities children fill their summer with. Research has shown that children who participate in summer reading programs avoid the "summ...

Horace Mann fifth grader, Janelle Eskew, is following in her sister's footsteps. She wrote a United Way grant to provide socks and personal care products to those in nee...

Eisenhower and Horace Mann fifth graders will be attending science camp at Forest Lake Thursday and Friday, May 14 and 15. This 50 year tradition continues with a lot of volun...

ISU Extension and the Ottumwa Community School District are partnering to provide STEM opportunities for elementary-aged students in June and July. Several camps will be offer...

The Young Artist’s Showcase will be on display at the Quincy Place Mall from Friday, May 2 through Friday, May 15. This is the 20th year for the art display, which repre...

The Horace Mann PTA is sponsoring their Third Annual Walk-A-Thon on Friday, May 8 at 1:30 p.m. in conjunction with Live Healthy Iowa Go the Distance Day.  Students, staff...

Three teams from Liberty Elementary swept the district’s annual Book Bowl competition on Tuesday. The Bookletes were the winners in the 2015 Ottumwa Schools Bulldog Bo...

Blood Drive for Aidan

April 8, 2015

The Horace Mann PTA is sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, April 30 from 3:30-7 p.m. in the Horace Mann gym. All proceeds will go to the Aidan Baumgartner Memorial. To donat...

Evans Middle School will host a 5th grade Parent Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.  The purpose of this meeting is to provide...

Ottumwa Schools is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational software company, in order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use. The goal is t...

Around 150 kindergarten through eighth grade students recently demonstrated their ingenuity by creating inventions for this year’s Ottumwa Invention Convention held Mond...

Horace Mann Elementary Warriors for Aidan will host a Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction on Tuesday, March 3 from 4:30-7 p.m. in the school gym. Proceeds will be donated to ...

Ottumwa Schools is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational software company, in order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use. The goal is to ...

Over 30 elementary archers competed on Wednesday at Liberty Elementary in Ottumwa's first archery event. The event targeted representatives from Liberty, Eisenhower, James...

Parent teacher conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, February 23 through February 26 for grades preK-12. Students will be released T...

Ottumwa Schools will host kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, March 5. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. Paren...