Liberty Elementary School News

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...

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: ...

Derek Philips walks miles every day doing his job. He is in his third year as associate principal at Liberty Elementary. His goal to not be in the office takes him throughout ...

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:   ...

“You guys are here for your master spelling and writing abilities,” said Lauren Strathman, a fifth grade teacher at Liberty Elementary. She was reminding her class...

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: Kyra Akintayo, Score: &...

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

Sometimes transferring to a new school can be hard. That wasn't the case for Jamelia Artis, a fourth grader at Liberty Elementary.  Artis moved to Ottumwa over the ...

The Bulldog Archery Team competed in a tournament at Albia.  Results for Liberty archers include: 2nd Place Competitive Team.     Katelin Valentine, Score...

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 Liberty archers include: Tristen Ebelsheiser - Score: 217 and Tens: 4 Karen Rukgaber - S...

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 Liberty archers include: Tristen Ebelsheiser  &nbs...

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...

Engineers from John Deere Ottumwa Works were helping students build planes, not hay forage equipment, on Friday at Liberty Elementary. Amber Pargmann is the site coordinator...