Wilson Elementary School News

Spirit Week at Wilson

September 26, 2016

Here are the dress themes for spirit week: Monday - Hat Day Tuesday - Super Hero Day Wednesday - Red and White Day Thursday - Crazy Sock Day Friday - Team Day

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...

Two new teachers will join the staff of Wilson Elementary. New teachers and their assignments include: Elzabeth Gazda - Fifth grade Suzanne Minor - ESL

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 ...

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...

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...

About Water

May 30, 2016

Wilson 5th grade students, again, were invited to the Iowa Children's Water Festival on May 12 at DMACC in Ankeny.  This event is by invitation only and is only offer...

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...

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...

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...

Carnival

March 4, 2016

Come and join us for fun, food, games, and prizes!

Ottumwa Schools will host a Kindergarten Open House for the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, March 3 at Douma, Eisenhower, James, Horace Mann, and Wilson. The open house will ...

Archers Compete at Washington

February 22, 2016

Archers from Wilson competed in the Washington Archery Shoot on Saturday. Results include: ETHAN STREEBY -- Score 96; Tens 1 ALYZA NAPOLES -- Score 84; Tens 0

Soup Supper

February 19, 2016

We will be having a soup supper during conferences on Monday, February 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. We will be serving:   Hot dogs Chili Chicken noodl...