Liberty Elementary School News

Congratulations for the empathy shown during the week-long effort of our fifth graders in October. We collected $1,950 to help with post-hurricane efforts in Texas and...

What better way to celebrate Farm to School month than by sampling homemade applesauce? Third and fifth graders at Liberty Elementary sampled applesauce today with their lunc...

Liberty and Wilson Elementary Schools are making national news by working to support and improve the health of our children and our community. As part of their effort, healthy i...

On Friday, Aug. 25, students will attend school all day. There is NO teacher professional development. The first Friday early release will be Sept. 1 at 1 p.m.

Welcome Anne Clark

August 15, 2017

Anne Clark is Liberty's new Associate Principal.  She is moving to Ottumwa from Des Moines Public Schools.  The last two years she was an Instructional Coach/Mat...

Four district elementary schools will be serving fresh fruit and vegetables as part of a grant through the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program.. The grant is funded by the Unit...

Nineteen members of the Ottumwa Bulldog Archery Team competed in the NASP Archery Competition at the 2017 Summer Iowa Games in Ames on July 15. Students who participated inclu...

Is your child interested in creating their own personal, spy gadget alarm box? Who wants to launch water rockets and engineer castles? Would your child want to design duct...

Ottumwa Community Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  All meals in all district summer programs will be provided to program attendees free of char...

The Ottumwa Tennis Club is offering tennis lessons in July for elementary and middle school students. Groups will meet July 10-27 either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday....

The American Gothic Performing Arts Festival will present "Jack and the Beanstalk," an operatic adaption of the story by John Davies, on Tuesday, June 20 at 2 p.m. a...

The Ottumwa Community School District’s band and orchestra programs are offering summer lessons to students. All lessons will be held in the Evans Middle School band and...

The Ottumwa Public Library is excited to announce our Summer Reading Program. As in previous years, we will have a program for all ages with the theme “Build a Better Wo...

Fifth grade teacher, Kari Swartz, is doing what she loves. A teacher in the Ottumwa district for 23 years, she is not looking forward to the last day of school. “I kno...

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

Students from Liberty, Horace Mann, and  Evans Middle School participated in the Invent Iowa competition in Iowa City on Thursday. Seven students from the Ottumwa ...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at the Midwest NASP Bullseye Shootout - Regional Tournament in Dodgeville, WI. Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team  -&nbs...

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...

Liberty recently held a Painting Party on April 8. Twenty-two painters created their own version of Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night." Many parents and some gran...

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...

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...

Seven students have been invited to participate in the State Invent Iowa competition. Congratulations to Talise Plate and Elise Hayes, fourth graders at Horace Mann; Em...

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 Tourn...