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Hailey Ware was a recent third grader at Liberty Elementary. “I like reading because it helps me and other kids learn and get smarter,” she said. Even with a busy sc...

Durham School Services is seeking bus drivers for the 2018-19 school year. This company provides yellow bus transportation services to the Ottumwa district. They are seeking par...

Govany Aranda was a recent second grader at Wilson Elementary. He loves to read a lot. “If you don’t, you’ll forget how to read when you come back,” he s...

The Ottumwa A Club will host their 4th annual golf tournament on Friday, June 22 starting at 10 a.m. at the Ottumwa Golf and Social Club in Ottumwa. The event is a 4-person best...

The district plans to sell items that have been in storage for a number of years this month. Another auction will be held in July to sell items located at the Ottumwa Community ...

Elise Hayes was a recent fifth grader at Horace Mann Elementary. She reads a lot and enjoys reading series books, including "Harry Potter," "The Kane Chronic...

While reading over summer might not be at the top of your child's list of things to do, parents should make sure their children read regularly.  "Summer readi...

Representatives from 100 Men on a Mission presented Wilson Elementary with checks totaling $10,100 to support the school's efforts to install a new playground. The group of ...

The Ottumwa High School football coach and staff will host a Bulldog Youth Football Camp on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 24-25.  The camp, coordinated by OHS head footbal...

OHS junior, Daniela Zeledon, will spend a week of her summer break attending the ACLU Summer Institute in Washington, D.C. She is the first student from Ottumwa selected for thi...

Several OHS seniors were recognized on Tuesday for various awards and scholarships. See the attached document for details.  Click here for awards/scholarship list. 

Last week, OHS seniors learned about some important skills that will help them as they transition to life after high school. Ms. Eakins, OHS guidance counselor, along ...

This is the sixth and final video in a series of safety, produced by the district. This week, the Ottumwa Police Department, including the district's School Resource Officer...

During a press conference on Tuesday, Ken Hutchinson was introduced as the new boys head basketball coach for the Ottumwa Bulldogs. Hutchinson is a 2007 graduate of William P...

Girls Soccer

May 22, 2018

Our girls soccer games on May 22 vs. Chariton and May 24 vs. Marshalltown have been changed to Varsity at 5:30 followed by JV to be played at Walsh.

Students at the district’s Prime Time Youth Care program were asked to help select new items for the summer program menu. The program’s caterer, The Vine Coffeehouse...

The Ottumwa High School Vocal department will be holding their annual Pops Concert on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m.  Admission for this concert will be $5 for adults and $3 fo...

OHS senior, Collin Kepner, has been selected as a winner of a National Merit® $2,500 scholarship. This scholarship is underwritten by National Merit Scholarship Corpora...

A group of 31 Ottumwa High School donated over 7,200 hours of community service to a variety of organizations, both local and as far away as Mexico. Their service was as dive...

The Ottumwa High School theatre department will participate in the 2018 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, in honor of the s...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery teams from Evans Middle School and Ottumwa High School qualified to compete at NASP National Archery in the Schools Program) 2018 World Tournament i...

The district will release a video series on safety in the coming weeks. This week, Ottumwa High School Associate Principal, Aaron Ruff, talks about drugs and alcohol. These vide...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, May 17. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  The menu w...

Parents, Staff, and Community Members, We know that the ICE action that took place in nearby Mt. Pleasant has increased the level of concern for some members of our school co...

On the one year anniversary of his death, James Elementary honored one of their own today during a brief presentation on the playground.  A former James parent, neighbor...