Liberty Elementary School News

Ottumwa archery team members will attend their first meet at Cardinal High School on Saturday, December 12. Students will arrive at 7 a.m. to receive their team shirt and flig...

Lego Teams to State

December 7, 2015

Three Ottumwa Talented and Gifted teams advanced during regional  First LEGO League competition and will compete against 60 teams in the Iowa Championshi...

Third grade students at Liberty Elementary will present a concert on Tuesday, December 15 at 6 p.m. in the OHS auditorium. The concert,  "A Relaxing Holiday,"&n...

Giving Back

November 24, 2015

Have you wanted to give back to your community but don't know the best way to give? Well, the fifth grade students at Liberty Elementary do! They donated 1,348 items in un...

The first winter storm of the season is forecast for today. While the winter advisory begins at 6 p.m., this is a good time to remind everyone how to find school cancellation ...

The Ottumwa High School wrestling program will host a FREE wrestling clinic for grades K-8 in the OHS wrestling room on Saturday, November 21 from 9 -11 a.m. Enter the buildin...

The Ottumwa High School wrestling coaches are offering a youth wrestling club and travel team opportunity for students in grades K-6. Club wrestling is designed for the firs...

One of the district’s Essential Learnings is for students to become effective communicators. Part of being an effective communicator is the ability to write well. Teache...

Students at Liberty Elementary School are collecting pull tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. After the first trimester collections were tallied, Mindy Kirkpatric...

Parent-Teacher Conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, November 9-12 for grades preK-12. No classes will be held on Thursday, November...

Meet Liberty's Mascot

November 4, 2015

Meet Louie Liberty, Liberty Elementary School's new mascot. Louie is named after WWII veteran, Louis Zamperini. On December 25, 2014 a film titled "Unbroken" b...

Archery clubs at elementary, middle school and high school will start practice in November. Several volunteers are organizing the effort to start an archery program in Ottum...

Halloween Kids Party at OHS

October 29, 2015

The OHS Student Council is hosting a Halloween Kid’s Party on Thursday, October 29 from 6-8 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. This free Halloween event is for students in grade...

The Ottumwa Public Library is participating in a pilot program to offer Tumblebooks to teachers, students, and parents of the Ottumwa Community School District. This service p...

Carnival Time at Liberty

October 26, 2015

Liberty will host a Fall Carnival on Thursday, October 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Doors will not open prior to 5:30 p.m. The event includes concessions by The Makers Club, face pa...

The Ottumwa Youth Basketball League for boys and girls in grades five and six will host a training camp on Saturday, November 7. The boy’s camp will be from 8-9:30 a.m. an...

The University of Iowa Mobile Museum will visit Liberty Elementary on Monday, October 19. All fourth grade classrooms will tour the bus and experience the three exhibits: ...

Painting Party at Liberty

October 6, 2015

Liberty Elelmentary will host a Fall Painting Party on Saturday, October 24 from 9-11 a.m. in the school cafeteria. Participants will create a fall masterpiece under the direc...

Spirit Week at Liberty

September 28, 2015

Liberty will be getting into the spirit of homecoming with theme days throughout the week. Themes include: Monday - Sports Team Day Tuesday - Flannel Day Wednesday - Wac...

PE to Sell T-shirts

September 14, 2015

The elementary PE department will be running a t-shirt fundraiser this fall to create funds to repair/replace/and add to district-shared PE equipment.  The department has...

Learn to be a Cheerleader

September 10, 2015

OHS cheerleaders will sponsor 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...

Show Your School Pride

September 1, 2015

Families, support Liberty Elementary by ordering a shirt!  You can order online and they will be delivered to the school.  The order deadline is Monday, September 14...

Raggedy Ann and Andy are 100 years old this year. The Ottumwa High School Broadway Bulldogs will perform "Raggedy Ann and Andy" on September 25, 26, and 27. The show...

The fall instrumental music open house will be held on Thursday, August 27 from 4-6 p.m. and Tuesday, September 1 from 5-7 p.m. at Evans Middle School. Ottumwa instrumental in...

District to Launch eFlyers

August 19, 2015

Ottumwa Schools has launched a new electronic flyer communication tool called “Peachjar.” To view school-approved eflyers, simply click the Peachjar button on the di...