James Elementary School News

Hundreds of Ottumwa students spent Wednesday afternoon running the oval at Schafer Stadium. The Elementary Track Meet provides an opportunity for students in grades four, five...

The 4th annual Technology Fair will be held Friday, April 21 from 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the IHCC Advanced Technology Center.  This event is sponsored by both Ottumwa S...

Elementary Art on Exhibit

April 17, 2017

The 2017 Kids Art Exhibit will be held at Peoples State Bank on Friday, April 21 from 6-7 p.m. Elementary art teachers submitted 125 pieces of children's art to be dis...

For many district fourth graders, tonight’s All-City concert performance is a nerve-wracking experience. For others, it's a chance to show off their newly acquired s...

Fifth graders in Mrs. Adams class at James Elementary hosted a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Showcase today for parents, community members, and Iowa STEM representatives. The ev...

Students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades are invited to audition for the American Gothic Performing Arts Festival Children’s Chorus this month. The Chorus of nearly 35 v...

Students at Eisenhower, Horace Mann, James, Liberty, and Wilson Elementary Schools participated in an Artist in Residence program earlier this week. The artist was Robert Tind...

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 Tournament...

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, Scor...

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...