Evans Middle School News

As part of the implementation of Positive Behaviorial Interventions and Supports (PBIS), the Evans staff are giving tickets to students every day for demonstrating appropria...

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

As part of the implementation of Positive Behaviorial Interventions and Supports (PBIS), the Evans staff are giving tickets to students every day for demonstrating appropriate...

Eighth graders in a Design and Modeling class at Evans were learning there is no wrong answer on Wednesday. The assignment: design a foot orthosis. The instant design challe...

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...

Seven new teachers will join the staff of Evans Middle School. New teachers and their assignments include: Holly Baird - Special Education Amibeth Blaine-Chounlamany ...

New Teachers Begin Monday

August 15, 2016

Thirty-four new teachers are starting their jobs in the Ottumwa district today. Their schedule for the first three days includes: Meeting and working with their mentor ...

Evans' students and their families are invited to the annual back-to-school event, Bulldog BASH, on Monday, August 22. The event starts at 5 p.m. with a free meal for all ...

A RAGBRAI® rider with Ottumwa ties made a special stop at Evans Middle School last Thursday. Brian Dietz, the grandson of Charles D. Evans, toured Evans on Thursday afte...

Members of the Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed in a NASP archery event at the Iowa Games in Ames on July 16. Michaela-Ann Schlechter earned a third place medal in the m...

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...

Several Ottumwa trap shooting squads recently competed in the Iowa State Trapshooting Association's Trap Championship. The Ottumwa Intermediate trap squad (entry level for...

Through the summer, the Ottumwa Public Library invites middle and high school students to take part in the OPL Teen Writers group. Young writers are welcome to bring samples o...

For the 27th year, the Bill and Ardis Evans award was presented to two Ottumwa sixth grade students. This year’s recipients are Kenna Gorden and Spencer Knipfer. Kenna i...

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 Intermediate squad of Brae Simmers, Ryan Klein, Josh Goben, Jaxton Elliott, and Zach Ross placed second with a combined scored of 149 at the Ankeny trap shoot meet. Other ...

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...

Three eighth grade friends at Evans Middle School, who wish to remain anonymous, wanted to make a difference. The result was inspirational quotes stuck into the lockers of eve...

Pops Concert on May 20

May 10, 2016

The Evans vocal music department will present their annual Pops Concert in the Evans Auditorium on Friday, May 20.  Be in your seats by 6:45 p.m. to enjoy the pre-concert...

The Ottumwa Police Department (OPD) has officially concluded their Evans investigation. On Friday, a rumor surfaced regarding a threat to the school. The OPD was immediately...

Evans Middle School will host a band and orchestra concert on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. in the Evans Auditorium.  The 6-8 orchestra, directed by Mrs. Angela McDonald, w...

Five students from Evans Middle School were recently selected to attend a free GEAR UP Student Summit in Des Moines at Grand View University, June 12-15.  Sixty GEAR UP...

Next Wednesday, 45 sharks will take to the water at The Beach Ottumwa and make history. The OHS Shark Club, the recently revived synchronized swimming program, will host the...

The Ottumwa High School cross country teams are sponsoring a 5K run to support their program. "Run Along on the River 5K" will be held on Saturday, June 11 at 8 a.m...

Ice Cream for a Cause

May 2, 2016

The Evans Middle School Student Council will host an ice cream social to raise funds to purchase smoke detectors for Ottumwa residents. Fire and Ice will be held Tuesday, Ma...