James Elementary School News

Members of the Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at the 2017 NASP Iowa State Tournament and 3D-2017 Iowa 3D State Tournament in Des Moines on March 3 and 4. ...

Ottumwa Schools will host kindergarten open house for the 2017-18 school year on Thursday, March 9 at Douma, Eisenhower, James, Horace Mann, and Wilson Schools. The open house...

The Otttumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in the state tournament on March 3 and 4 in Des Moines.  The following archers scored as shown below: Iowa 3D State Tourname...

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 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: ...

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 Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in a tournament in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, February 4. Medalists included:  Xander Johnson, Eisenhower Elementary, 1st place;...

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...

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...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in a tournament on January 21 hosted by Nodaway Valley.  The following archers scored as shown below: Erinne Mendibles, Score...

Celebrating 100 Days

January 27, 2017

Friday marked the 100th day of school. James students and staff celebrated by dressing like you are 100 years old.

The Bulldog Archery Team competed in a tournament in Albia.  Results for James archers include: Erinne Mendibles, Score:  258; Tens:  9 3rd Place Elementary...

The Little Dance Clinic scheduled for Monday, January 23 has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts. Any parent who has submitted pre-payment will be refunded. For additio...

The Bulldog Archery Team competed in a tournament at Washington.  Results for James archers include: Erinne Mendibles - Score: 248 and Tens: 4   2nd Place - E...

Elementary students will now have at home access to Imagine Learning. Imagine Learning is an individualized language and literacy software program that uses technology to make...

The Bulldog Archery Team competed in a tournament on Jan. 7 at Eldon, hosted by the Cardinal Comets. Results for James archers include: Erinne Mendibles    ...

Several members of the Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team participated in the Iowa Winter Games in Johnston on Saturday, December 17. Evans Middle School team received 3rd place ...

A reminder to parents that the Ottumwa city buses will not be running on Friday due to the holiday. The district will hold classes until 1:30 p.m. Please plan accordingly if y...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team held their first home tournament on Saturday, December 10 at Evans Middle School. Visiting school teams included:  Mount Vernon, Washi...

Bulldog Belief Award Winners

December 9, 2016

Students at James Elementary School were recognized December 9 for representing the school’s Bulldog Beliefs.  Beliefs include being Responsible, Compassionate, Res...

The Ottumwa Community Schools Fine Arts Department will host their Holiday Choir Concert for students in grades 5-8 on Thursday, December 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ottumwa High Scho...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in their first competition for the 2016-2017 season at South Tama High School on Saturday, December 3. The team came home with the...

Family Cooking Night

November 30, 2016

Families at James Elementary will have an opportunity to prepare a meal together and then enjoy the fruits of their labor. ISU Extension and Food Corp is sponsoring a Family...

5-12 Holiday Band Concert

November 28, 2016

The Ottumwa Community School District will host their Holiday Band Concert for instrumental students in grades 5-12 on Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School...

Archery to Host Tournament

November 23, 2016

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team will host an archery tournament from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, December 10 at Evans Middle School. Admission will be $5 for ages 16 and old...