Liberty Elementary School News

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...

The Ottumwa Board of Education recently approved the recommendation to increase school lunch prices by ten cents. Lunch prices will be $2.25 for elementary and $2.35 for secon...

Liberty Elementary School will continue to offer shuttle bus service between Liberty School and other school sites before and after school.  Shuttles will pick-up and dro...

Students who pre-registered for enrollment at Liberty School in the spring do not need to register on Wednesday, August 12.  Teacher assignments will be communicated to p...

All students in grades 2-5 are invited to drop in between 5:30-7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25 for a back to school event. Activities will include meeting teachers and eating ...

The district's Summer Reading Program starts Monday, July 27 for students in grades K-3 who confirmed their spot prior to the end of the year. Classes will be held at Libe...

Liberty, Wilson, Douma, and James Elementary Schools have been awarded the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable grant for the 2015-16 school year.  This is a federally-assisted prog...

Reading can be one of the many fun activities children fill their summer with. Research has shown that children who participate in summer reading programs avoid the "summ...

Kohl's of Ottumwa has partnered with Liberty Elementary to support education. Ten employees donated six hours of time to help the second graders at Liberty.  Kohl&#...

Rainbow Turtle

May 8, 2015

Liberty Elementary will host their last painting party of the year on Saturday, May 30 from 9-11 a.m. The subject is a "Rainbow Turtle." The class is open to all age...

ISU Extension and the Ottumwa Community School District are partnering to provide STEM opportunities for elementary-aged students in June and July. Several camps will be offer...

The Young Artist’s Showcase will be on display at the Quincy Place Mall from Friday, May 2 through Friday, May 15. This is the 20th year for the art display, which repre...

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation for fifth grade students attending Liberty Elementary was held recently to recognize the students who have completed the ...

Three teams from Liberty Elementary swept the district’s annual Book Bowl competition on Tuesday. The Bookletes were the winners in the 2015 Ottumwa Schools Bulldog Bo...

Liberty School is again offering a painting party fundraiser for painters of all ages on Saturday, April 11. Two sessions available, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am or 12:00 pm to 2:0...

Ottumwa Schools is partnering with BrightBytes, an educational software company, in order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use. The goal is t...