Wilson Elementary School News

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...

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...

Wilson Elementary will host their back-to-school event on Monday, August 24 from 4-5:50 p.m. Parents and students are invited to the annual Meet and Eat night, with hotdogs se...

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...

  Ottumwa Community Schools will have the first day of Kindergarten over a two-day period – half the students on the first day and the other half of the students ...

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...

A recent food drive campaign proved to be very successful. Principal Williams was recently notified by the Ottumwa Post Office with the results of their recent Stamp Out Hun...

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...

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...

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...

Fifth graders in Ottumwa Schools added archery to list of skills learned in physical education class this year. Each month, equipment was moved to a different elementary schoo...

Evans Middle School will host a 5th grade Parent Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.  The purpose of this meeting is to provide...

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...

OHS drama and choir students came to Wilson to help recognize and congratulate students recognized for following the Wilson Way. Click on the link to see the list of students ...

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 to ...

Parent teacher conferences in the Ottumwa School District will be held Monday – Thursday, February 23 through February 26 for grades preK-12. Students will be released T...

Ottumwa Schools will host kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, March 5. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. Paren...

Ottumwa Schools invites the entire community to celebrate what it means to be a Bulldog during “Paws-itively Ottumwa:  Where Bulldogs Belong Week,” January 26...

Several student athletes from Ottumwa High School were on hand this past week when students were recognized for being responsible, respective, and compassionate. Athletes incl...

Kindergarten through eighth grade students are encouraged to enter inventions for the upcoming Ottumwa Invention Convention. The annual event, hosted by Ottumwa’s Talent...

Learn to Dance with OHS Team

January 16, 2015

The OHS Dance Team will sponsor a Little Dance Clinic for Ottumwa elementary students. Students will learn a routine to be performed during halftime of the varsity boys and gi...