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The Ottumwa Community School District will exchange initial collective bargaining proposals with the Ottumwa Education Association on Thursday, April 2 at 4 p.m. at the district...

The Ottumwa Community School District will exchange initial collective bargaining proposals with the Teacher Associates employee group on Wednesday, April 1 at 6 p.m. Due to ...

Ottumwa Camp Invention is back!  This summer’s "Elevate" program will give children an opportunity to learn the principles of flight, explore energy co...

Due to concerns about the format of the public meeting, the Teacher Associates employee group requested to postpone tonight's exchange of the initial collective bargaining p...

The latest update was posted on Monday, March 30. Please go to the Coronavirus Update Center link to see the latest message.

Tonic Sol-fa, with special guests the Ottumwa High School Meistersingers, has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. The benefit concert, originally sched...

Pickwick Early Childhood Center is still accepting applications for preschool-aged students to attend for the 2020-21 school year.  Due to existing restrictions on socia...

Starting today, students have access to free meals through the Emergency Youth Food Program, a partnership with Ottumwa Schools, the Ottumwa YMCA, Bridge View Center, The Bridge...

Ottumwa Schools Parents, Families, and Staff, We want to take a moment to update you with more information regarding the four-week school closure issued by Governor Kim Reynold...

The Ottumwa Board of Education met in special session on Wednesday, March 18. Due to the coronavirus, the meeting was held at Evans but live streamed to allow the community to o...

Starting Monday, students will have access to free meals through a partnership with Ottumwa Schools, the Ottumwa YMCA, Bridge View Center, and The Bridge Church. Twelve locat...

Ottumwa Schools Parents, Families, and Staff, We want to take a moment to update you with more information regarding the four-week school closure issued by Governor Kim Reyno...

In light of the fast-moving decisions being made, we want to take a moment to update you about how Ottumwa Schools is responding to the coronavirus. Governor Kim Reynolds commun...

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Community Members: As a school district, we have been closely monitoring the news and best practices regarding the spread of the coronavirus dise...

March 12, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians/Staff, Ottumwa Community School District continues to monitor the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) developments throughout our country and...

Aaron Ruff has been named principal at Evans Middle School pending board approval at the next regular board meeting on March 23, 2020. Ruff is currently serving as the associate...

Pickwick Early Childhood Center is hosting an additional registration event for parents of three- and four-year-olds who missed the previous registration.    Parents...

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 ...

  Forty-two members of the Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team will compete at the 2020 Iowa State NASP Tournament and the 2020 Iowa State NASP IBO 3-D Tournament this weekend...

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

Ottumwa students will have the opportunity to earn a Seal of Biliteracy award beginning in the spring of 2020. The award recognizes student proficiency in two or more languag...

Third grade students on Ottumwa's north side attended the Second Annual Literacy Fair on Friday, March 6 at Indian Hills Community College. Liberty students will have the sa...

Beef Stew on Cafe Menu

March 3, 2020

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 5. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m....

DES MOINES – Iowa’s high school graduation rate climbed to a record high of 91.6 percent in 2019, continuing a trend of long-term growth across nearly all groups of ...

The Ottumwa Bulldog Archery Team competed in the Washington Tournament on February 29.  Team Results Block Elementary Liberty – 2464 – 4th Place Top 12 ...