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Students at Ottumwa High School and Evans Middle School have access to a fruit and vege...

Ottumwa Schools and the Ottumwa Board of Education want to create a culture of recognit...

To be as transparent as possible regarding Covid 19 in our schools, we will again post ...

Board Candidates Announced

September 17, 2021

Three community members have submitted the necessary paperwork to run for the Ottumwa s...

On Sept 14, 2021, a federal judge temporarily blocked Iowa's state law banning scho...

The crash scene seemed real. Sirens, smoke, emergency personnel, and students being rem...

OHS Seeks Parade Participants

September 13, 2021

The OHS Student Council is seeking participants for the 2021 Homecoming Parade on ...

Five Ottumwa schools are participating in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program (...

As the district implements the Be The Best Initiative, we want our employees and c...

A huge thank you to Ottumwa Hy-Vee stores. In August, they held a "Stuff the Bus&q...

Substitute Pay Increases

August 25, 2021

On Monday, the Board of Education approved a recommendation to increase substitute pay ...

A Club to Serve Meals

August 25, 2021

The Ottumwa A Club will continue their tradition of serving meals at every home footbal...

Band Hosts Car Wash

August 25, 2021

The OHS marching band, Pride of Ottumwa, is hosting a car wash this Saturday, Augu...

Ottumwa Schools wants to increase the number of students who are eating meals at school...

Ottumwa will host softball tryouts on Wednesday, September 1 and Friday, September 3 fr...

The Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) provides information for community members...

Instrument Open House

August 23, 2021

The Ottumwa Schools Band and Orchestra Open House is scheduled for ...

Ottumwa High School has a long tradition of outstanding athletics. In order to recogniz...

Meet the Bulldogs

August 18, 2021

Ottumwa Bulldog supporters are invited to the district’s annual Meet the Bulldogs...

On August 9, the Ottumwa Board of Education voted to name two athletic facilities at Sc...

There will be 51 new faces in classrooms across the district on the first day of s...

The district received a green light on August 9 to proceed with the purchase of propert...

Starting today, Ottumwa Bulldog supporters can purchase fan gear at a new web store. Th...

Ottumwa is the Best

August 3, 2021

Message from Superintendent Mike McGrory: As we prepare to start the school year, I&...

Ottumwa High School will host their annual OHS Block Party on Wednesday, August 18&nbsp...