Liberty Elementary School News

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...

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...

Third graders will host their vocal concert on Tuesday, December 13  at 6 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School auditorium.  Students will be presenting their concert, &ld...

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...

A video crew recently spent two days in Ottumwa filming students to be part of a campaign to promote public education by the Iowa Association of School Boards. The campaign wa...

From Mrs. Lynch's 4th Grade: We did our good deed for the week. We gave back to our police officers here in town and made 45 appreciation bags and thank you cards. They ...

Beginner orchestra students in the Ottumwa Community School District have recently completed a crash course in strings, according to Henry Weberpal, one of the district’...

Eisenhower, Horace Mann, James, and Wilson Elementary Schools will hold conferences on Monday, November 14 from 4 - 7:30 p.m. Douma and Liberty will hold conferences on Tuesda...

“Steve the Pointy Tree” is the name given to a new tree planted at Liberty Elementary School today by students. Over 150 fifth graders worked with their teachers a...

New Reading Report Card

October 19, 2016

Ottumwa Community School District will be implementing a new reading report card  for students in grades K-5 for the 2016-17 school year.  Why the change? The rep...

Archery Team Registration

October 17, 2016

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team will hold registration for the 2016-17 season. The archery team is a competitive team through the National Archery in the Schools program. S...

The Ottumwa Youth Basketball League for boys and girls in grades five and six will host a training camp on Saturday, November 5. The boy’s camp will be from 8-9:30 a.m. an...

Volunteers and community leaders are gearing up to plant trees at three Ottumwa school locations to provide more shade and save energy. The local effort is part of the statewi...

Sandi Wilson, an Ottumwa elementary art teacher, will display her own works of art at the Indian Hills Community College Art Gallery through October 27 during regular g...

Parents are reminded that the early release on Wednesday will be at 1:30 p.m. This is a change from previous years. 

OHS cheerleaders will host 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 13...

The first days of school for students in the Ottumwa Community School District include activities to help students learn to open their locker, find their classes, learn classr...

Six new teachers will join the staff of Liberty Elementary. New teachers and their assignments include: Christen Glover - Fifth grade Angela Hall - Grade two Moll...

The fall Instrumental Music Open House for fifth grade students and their parents will be held on Tuesday, August 30 from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday, September 1 from 5-7:30 p.m. a...

Football Camp Offered

July 13, 2016

The Ottumwa Youth Football League will host a free camp for Ottumwa students entering fifth and sixth grade. The camp will be held July 14 and July 21 from 6-7 p.m. at Schafer...

Who are the fun loving people enjoying a great time at the Liberty Elementary School Library on a nice June day?  Well the students are third graders who are enrolled i...

Three Ottumwa elementary schools, James, Liberty and Wilson Elementary Schools, have been selected to participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the 2016-17 scho...

Summer Reading List

May 25, 2016

The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, has released their 2016 Summer Reading Lists with new and exciting titles! The...

The OHS Girls Swim Team is sponsoring their 3rd Annual Technique Clinic for youth during the week of June 6 from 8-10 a.m. at The Beach Ottumwa.  The clinic is open to sw...