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New Inductees into Torch Club

November 20, 2018

Eight OHS students were recently inducted into Torch Club. Inductees included:  Caleb Vasconez, Jaden Bradford, Allison Bookin-Nosbisch, Grace Bookin-Nosbisch, Grace B...

Paint a Winter Scene!

November 20, 2018

Wilson Elementary is hosting a Paint Party on Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at Polar Express. Cost is $20 per person and includes all supplies needed to complete the...

Candlelight Vigil to be Held

November 19, 2018

The OHS Human Rights Chapter is hosting a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Tuesday, November 20 at 7 p.m. in Central Park. The event will honor those who have lost their lives ...

District to Test Alert System

November 19, 2018

The Ottumwa Community School District is planning to send a test message out to parents on Tuesday, November 20 at 6 p.m. via a text. This will allow the district to test the ne...

Lily Anderson is the first Ottumwa High School student to sign a national letter of intent to participate on a Division I women's equestrian team. She plans to attend S...

Twenty-seven students at Liberty will be published authors in December.  Students who participate in the English Language Learners (ELL) program with Mrs. Minor worked o...

DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 13, 2018) — The Wellmark Foundation has awarded 17 Iowa organizations Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grants. Applicants were able to re...

Wilson Hosts Fall Vendor Fair

November 13, 2018

Wilson Elementary will host their annual Fall Vendor Show on Friday and Saturday, November 16 and 17 in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria. The event will be open on Friday from ...

Ottumwa High School students who are in Tes Tram Sorority held their annual Sorority Ball with a fall theme on Saturday evening in the OHS auditorium. The event also hig...

Activities director, Scott Maas, plans to cast a wide net in the hopes of attracting the best candidate to fill an opening for head football coach for the Bulldogs. The openi...

Grilled Cheese on Cafe Menu

November 12, 2018

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, November 15. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  ...

Greiner Signs with IHCC

November 6, 2018

OHS senior, Morgan Greiner, signed a letter of intent to play softball for Indian Hills Community College. Greiner, the daugher of Robert Greiner and Leslie Meinders, plans to m...

A grant from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation will be used to upgrade the audio-visual system in the Ottumwa High School auditorium. "This is a big upgrade," ...

The Iowa Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Advisory Council has awarded 13 new STEM BEST (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) proje...

Wrestling Camp Offered

October 31, 2018

Wrestlers in Ottumwa have the opportunity to attend the Iowa School of Wrestling on Saturday, November 10 in the Ottumwa High School wrestling room from 1-4 p.m. The camp is ope...

OHS students participated in the Iowa Youth Straw Poll on Tuesday during lunch. 381 students voted for Governor/Lt. Governor and U.S. Representative for District 2. The winners ...

Nine Ottumwa High School student chefs recently competed in the 2018 Southeast Iowa Iron Chef Competition, sponsored by Indian Hills Community College Culinary Arts Departm...

The Evans Middle School Mock Trial team is made up of 10 members. The students are: Jonathan Wailes, sixth grade; Jasmine Luedtke and Jacob Grooms, seventh grade; and Lillian Mi...

Evans Middle School will host their annual Veterans Day program on Wednesday, November 7. All area veterans are encouraged to attend this event as an honored guest. The event...

On Tuesday, October 30, OHS students will have the opportunity to participate in the Iowa Youth Straw Poll during their lunch. Students will have to sign in and vote. Thanks to ...

OHS to Honor Veterans

October 29, 2018

OTTUMWA— Ottumwa High School will host two Veterans Day assemblies on Tuesday, November 13 in the OHS auditorium. All area veterans are cordially invited to attend. A 45-m...

The Ottumwa Civic Music Association will present The Cashore Marionettes on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bridge View Center.  "This collection of puppet ...

Archery Sign Up

October 29, 2018

Attention all inventors!  The local Invention Convention will be held Monday, February 4 at Liberty Elementary from 5:30 – 8 p.m.  If needed, a snow date has bee...

Parent-teacher conferences in the Ottumwa Community School District are the week of November 5.  On Monday, November 5, all Ottumwa elementary schools and Pickwick Early...