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The OHS Student Council is hosting a free Children’s Halloween Party on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria for children up to sixth grade...

Boy Donates Books to School

October 9, 2018

What do you do when you have books that you no longer read? For James fourther grader, Laine Krogmeier, his mom was putting several of his used books in a garage sale. He ask...

Students in the OHS iJag program traveled to Bloomfield last week to tour M3 Fabrication, LLC.  This is a four-year-old metal fabrication and powder coating business t...

Ottumwa Schools will be participating in a state-wide celebration to serve locally sourced food on October 11.  The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship...

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Ottumwa Schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 15-19. The...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, October 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 me...

Ottumwa Schools were part of a state-wide effort to showcase Iowa produced food as part of the school lunch program. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship a...

Students in three iJag classes at OHS are creating arcade-type games as part of a class project. The games will be available to play during the October 15 Parent-Teacher Confere...

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Ottumwa Schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 15-19, 201...

Ottumwa High School cheerleaders will host a Cheer Clinic for district students in grades K-5.  The clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 10 from 3:45-5:30 p.m in the O...

In an ongoing effort to keep parents and the community informed, we want to make the community aware of a situation. Tonight the district was made aware of a Snapchat threat ...

Members of the OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter recently attended the Clark 150 Conference:  Past, Present and Future of Equality in Iowa.  The conference was part of a ...

We take bullying and harassment complaints very seriously at Ottumwa Schools. We feel strongly that every student matters. We strive to build a culture and climate in our school...

Tortellini on Cafe Menu

September 27, 2018

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, October 4. 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...

The Ottumwa High School Broadway Bulldogs will perform “Orphan Train” on Friday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 30 at 3 p.m. in the OHS auditorium. ...

Boys Golf CIML Champs

September 27, 2018

Congratulations to the OHS boys golf team, who won the CIML Metro Tournament yesterday in Des Moines. Bulldogs shot a season best 297, edging Des Moines Roosevelt by two strokes...

Hammer Receives Recognition

September 24, 2018

Ottumwa High School Principal, Dan McGuire, announced today that Henry Hammer has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Comm...

Raiders Competed at Camp Dodge

September 24, 2018

Members of the OHS JROTC Raider Team competed this weekend at Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa, against 24 other teams from across, Missouri, Kansas, Wisconsin and Iowa. The raiders...

Evans Middle School hopes to reach more parents during their fall conferences by changing the format of their Tuesday, October 16 conference. Evans will be doing a ...

Al Exito students in grades 9-12 participated in the annual Golden Circle College and Career Fair in Des Moines for the second consecutive year.  Students had the oppo...

Two Schools Attend Outdoor Camp

September 21, 2018

Outdoor camp is more than s’mores around the campfire for fifth graders at Horace Mann and James.  A tradition at Horace Mann for over 15 years, fifth grade teache...

Stir Fry on Cafe Menu

September 21, 2018

The OHSl Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, September 27. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The...

The Ottumwa Board of Education held their annual board reorganization meeting on Thursday. The board elected Leisa Walker to another term as board president and Mike Dalbey as v...

The district’s Chief Financial Officer, John Berg, shared end of the year financial reports with the Board of Education at Thursday’s board session.  Berg re...

The Ottumwa Youth Football League is running their annual youth football program on Sundays. Flag football games are played at noon. The tackle football games are played at&nbsp...