Liberty Elementary School News

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...

Yesterday, a semi-truck from Dallas Johnson Greenhouses was loaded with donated water at Liberty Elementary. The water is headed to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan fo...

Liberty is hosting a painting party this Saturday, May 21 from 9-11 a.m. The painting is a bright smiling sunshine.  Seats are still available. Cost is $15.  Email D...

Second graders in the Ottumwa district will travel to Bridge View Center on Friday, May 13 for a preview of Ottumwa Community Players' upcoming production, "You&rsquo...

For the first time in the 15 year history of the Ottumwa Community School District’s Bulldog Book Bowl, James Elementary took home the traveling trophy. The Brainiac G...

The last day of school for students in the Ottumwa Community School District is June 3 but the dismissal time has been moved to 1:30 p.m. instead of the 1 p.m. dismissal that ...

Ottumwa Schools will host a Retiree Open House to honor 21 employees who will retire at the end of this school year on Thursday, May 5 from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. in the Ottum...

The 15th Annual Ottumwa Bulldog Book Bowl, sponsored by the district’s media specialists, will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at 4 p.m. in the Ottumwa High School cafeteri...

A recent award by the John Deere Foundation will support three technology initiatives at Ottumwa Schools.  According to the John Deere Foundation's website, "A...

Liberty fifth graders are concerned about the drinking water in Flint, Michigan. The community has been in the national spotlight since the state switched the town's sourc...

PTYC will offer a vareity of fun and enriching activities during Spring Break.  On Monday, students can take a trip to The Beach Ottumwa for an afternoon of water fun. ...

PE Hosts Archery Shoot

March 17, 2016

The Ottumwa physical education department hosted the 2nd Annual 5th Grade Archery Shoot at Liberty Elementary on March 16. Fifth grade students were invited to participate.&nb...

The Mexican Consul, Guadalupe Sanchez Salazar, will be sharing a message with Spanish-speaking families about the importance of literacy, and is bringing books to share with f...

Ottumwa High School had a planned power outage this afternoon after 3:30 p.m. This outage allowed Alliant Energy to fix a problem from the transformer to the building pan...

Sometimes classroom lessons have unexpected results. For two teachers at Liberty Elementary, what started out as a simple pilot has turned into a weekly activity with results ...

Archers Compete at Washington

February 22, 2016

Archers from Liberty competed in the Washington Archery Shoot on Saturday. Results include: Asher Stevens -- Score 198; Tens 1 Dylan Valent -- Score 193; Tens 4 Emma Nei...

Carnival to Support Local Team

February 10, 2016

The Ottumwa Trap Shoot Team will hold a carnival on Saturday, February 27 in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria from 3-7pm. This will be a family-friendly event and all familie...

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

Liberty has signed up for the Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes. Staff, parents, and students are encouraged to vote every day for a chance to win an additional playgrou...

Parent teacher conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, February 22 through February 25 for grades preK-12. District-wide conference ti...

  The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at the Albia Blue Demon Tournament on Saturday, January 30. Archer scores for each school team are below. The highest possi...