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OHS senior, Anna Wetrich, signed a letter of intent to bowl for William Penn University on Thursday, January 23.  Wetrich, the daughter of Susan Wetrich, plans to major ...

Students Named Change Makers

January 24, 2020

Two Ottumwa High School students were recognized during the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast as being change makers in our community. Lily Streeby and Mary Brushwood,...

Ottumwa Community Schools will host Sweets & Sounds on Saturday, February 1 at Ottumwa High School. The annual performance fundraiser features the Ottumwa High School and Ev...

Kindergarten students in Kathie Mason's class at Douma received a Certificate of Appreciation this week for their volunteer efforts during the holiday season. The students r...

After only two years, Pickwick has outgrown the facility that opened in 2018. The Ottumwa Board of Education approved the schematic design and design development for a 10-c...

Ream Signs Letter of Intent

January 16, 2020

OHS senior, Phoenix Ream, signed a letter of intent to cheer for Indian Hills Community College. Ream, the daughter of Meadow Ream and Corey Ream, plans to major in dental hy...

A local event to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will feature several students from the Ottumwa Community School District.  The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. City...

Alternative Program Approved

January 14, 2020

The Ottumwa Board of Education approved the creation of a new alternative education program during the January 13 meeting at Evans Middle School. Vern Reed, the district...

OHS has scheduled their annual Academic Planning Day for January 17.  Students in grades 9-11 will receive their scheduling card with an appointment time to meet ...

The Ottumwa Noon Kiwanis Club helped to purchase approximately 300 books to James Elementary.  Club members presented the books to James Elementary on Thursday, January ...

Evans Multi-Media Club is hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, January 16 in the Evans Middle School media center from 3-6 p.m. Adults who donate will be put into a drawing for a ...

Cheerleading Clinic Offered

January 8, 2020

The OHS cheerleaders will sponsor the Ottumwa Junior Cheerleader Clinic for Ottumwa K-2 students on Monday, January 13 and Ottumwa 3-5 students on Wednesday, January 15. Clinics...

Ottumwa Schools will host an Open House to give the Ottumwa community an opportunity to see the updated Ottumwa High School weight room on Thursday, January 9 from 4 -5 p.m. in ...

OHS Weight Room Updated

January 3, 2020

The weight room at Ottumwa High School received a facelift a December, thanks to support from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation and the Ottumwa Athletic Club.  Fund...

Parents of children who will be eligible for preschool in the fall of 2020 will be able to register on February 27. This registration is for new three- and four-year-olds to Ott...

Aspire Students Give Back

December 23, 2019

Evans students who are part of the Bulldog Buddies program are giving back to their school community every month. The students, who are part of the Aspire program, are volunteer...

Knight Signs with Iowa Central

December 20, 2019

OHS senior, Saige Knight, signed a letter of intent to swim for Iowa Central on December 20.The daughter of Tina Knight and Jim Knight, she plans to major in veterinarian medici...

Donation to Support STEM

December 17, 2019

Members of Cargill Corn Milling's engineering department in Eddyville presented a check to Ottumwa Schools this week for $1,300 to be used towards STEM programming.  ...

The district's Prime Time Youth Care program will increase their annual registration fee from $10 per family to $10 per child with a cap of $20 per family. The new fee is ef...

Archery Results

December 17, 2019

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery team hosted their first home tournament for the 2019-20 season on December 14. The results for Ottumwa are as follows: Block Competition - Team R...

Students Graduate from DARE

December 13, 2019

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation for fifth graders at Eisenhower, Horace Mann, James, and Wilson Elementary will be held Tuesday, December 17 at 6 p.m. in t...

Jones signs to cheer for IHCC

December 10, 2019

OHS senior, Madelyn Jones, signed a letter of intent to cheer for Indian Hills Community College.  Jones is the daughter of Heather and Brian Jones and participated in c...

Ottumwa Bulldog archers competed in a tournament in Eddyville on December 7, hosted by Rocket Archery. Results include: Medaling Archers/Teams - Block Competition Evans Mi...

The Ottumwa High School Class of 2022 will host a Winter Festival on Saturday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. Participants should enter through the Four...

The OHS GEAR UP program will host a Lunch & Learn series beginning Wednesday, December 4. Students can bring their meal with them to room 270 where they will learn about a d...