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Sarah Utoft -  Track was the activity that this senior was involved in during her time at OHS.  She describes her high school years as a good experience.  After g...

Ryan Voss - This senior was on the soccer team during his time at OHS. He found that his four years as a student went very quickly.  Following graduation, Ryan intends to w...

Adriana Rodriguez - This remarkable senior devoted over 200 hours of her time to earn the Silver Cord while at Ottumwa High School.  Adriana plans to continue her education...

Ian Sanchez - During his time at OHS, this senior found that his exposure to engineering fundamentals defined his love for engineering. Working with different groups on differen...

Camp Invention is returning to Ottumwa Community School District! In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame ® (NIHF), the Ottumwa Community School District is ...

The A Club Awards Banquet is always a highlight of our year.  "We are proud to honor all our teams and athletes for their accomplishments," said Scott Maas, Ottum...

Ashton Brown - During her high school career, Ashton participated in swim team, softball, Torch Club, and earned a Silver Cord for volunteering in the community over 200 hours. ...

Thatcher Pierson - Archery was key to this senior’s high school experience. His optimistic take on his high school experience includes the words exciting, refreshing and m...

Emily Park - This artistic senior enjoyed being in the Art Club all four years at OHS. She was also in track her freshman year, dance team her junior and senior year, and speech...

The Emergency Youth Food Program is making changes to be able to continue to provide meals to our Ottumwa students and families throughout the summer. Beginning June 1, the Brid...

Jaxson Coble - Bowling was a key activity for this senior. Unique, fun, and yet annoying is how he honestly describes his time at OHS. Jaxson plans to attend college at William ...

Dawson McElroy - This senior spent two years in JROTC.  He describes his high school experience as fun, yet stressful and tough.  His plans after graduation are to wor...

Congratulations to our retiring staff members! While we couldn't celebrate their accomplishments in person, we hope this video shows our appreciation for their years of serv...

Madison Brandt - This very involved and active senior was a varsity basketball manager for four years and a varsity volleyball manager for two years She was also involved in gol...

Jasmine Morrow - “Honestly . . . graduating lol” is the humorous response this senior shared for her greatest accomplishment!  Jasmine  participated in the...

Here is this week's district art video created for the week of May 26-29. District art teachers decided to go around their house finding and taking pictures o...

Michaela-Ann Schlechter - This musically-inclined senior participated in band, jazz band, show band, pep band, marching band, and concert Band.  She also found the time to ...

Lily Streeby - This accomplished senior was in orchestra, was a founding member of Fellowship of the Rainbow, Please Pass the Love, and the OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter. She w...

Jessica Klostermann -  Swim team, Shark Club and tennis were lucky to have this senior as a participant.  Following graduation, Jessica plans to go to Indian Hill...

Gillian Souravong -  She was on the Drill and Colorguard Team, Academic Team, and Raider Team, extracurriculars provided by JROTC which she participated in all four ye...

Jose Yepez Rodriguez - Soccer means a great deal to this senior who played all four years as a goalie for the OHS soccer team.  He also played two years of football as a ki...

Janiah Robinson - Participating in Volleyball, P7, Rainbow, and How to Make OHS Better kept this senior busy. The many times she volunteered with the public or simply lent a hel...

Jason Rukgaber - Construction Tech played a key role for this senior.  He also found time to participate in bowling and archery during his time at OHS. Janson plans to go t...

Over 300 signs are now on display in Ottumwa Park to recognize the Ottumwa HIgh School Class of 2020. Thanks to school staff and the Kiwanis members who set up the signs Friday ...