Wilson Elementary School News

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...

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...

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...

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...

Third Grade Vocal Concert

October 21, 2015

ALL third grade students from Eisenhower, James, Horace Mann and Wilson will be singing in our combined North Side Schools’ 3rd Grade Music Concert at the OHS Auditorium...

Wilson Elementary hosted its Literacy Night October 13. Due to parent feedback, the event was combined with the Wilson Buffet where families donated their favorite dishes. The...

Walk the Whistle

October 9, 2015

Wilson students and staff spent time walking at the Schafer Stadium track on Wednesday during the state's 5th Annual Healthiest State Walk. The annual event is part of Iow...

Spirit Week at Wilson

September 28, 2015

Here are the theme days for Homecoming Week: Monday - Hat Day Tuesday - Crazy Socks Day Wednesday - Red & White Day Thursday - Dress to Impress Day Friday - Red ...

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...

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...