Douma Elementary School News

Douma Security Upgrade

November 6, 2018

In an effort to be ever vigilant regarding school safety and security, Douma is undergoing a security upgrade to our front entrance.  Starting tomorrow, the door from th...

Maurices Donates to Douma

November 6, 2018

Thanks to the Ottumwa Maurices store for donating $100 to Douma Elementary. The funds will be used to support classroom supplies.

Douma Spices Up Lunch Time

November 5, 2018

Douma has started a new incentive for students at lunch - DJ Lunch! The expectation for voice level in the lunch room is "low flow" which means your voice can be he...

Treat reminder

October 30, 2018

Douma Families: We are very excited about our classroom FALL parties tomorrow and our Title Family Trunk or Treat event!! Classrooms will be celebrating before the Title even...

Evans Middle School will host their annual Veterans Day program on Wednesday, November 7. All area veterans are encouraged to attend this event as an honored guest. The event...

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...

Little Library at Douma

October 16, 2018

This library was built by a boy scout earning his eagle badge and was donated to Douma Elementary.  We are very happy to have received this. It is now in place in...

Douma Fills the "O"

October 12, 2018

Douma students can earn awesome tags for demonstrating the Bulldog Beliefs throughout the school. When a class fills their awesome tag bucket they get to add it to the neighborh...

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...

Douma Goes Green

October 8, 2018

Dear Douma Families, We are writing to share an important change that has taken place. In an effort to go paperless, Douma will be using technology to communicate with fa...

Starting October 2 this year, Douma School is excited to offer full access to an onsite Food Pantry. By collaborating with the Food Bank of Iowa, this pantry will be able t...

Clover Kids at Douma

October 3, 2018

Join Clover Kids at Douma!! 

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...

IMPORTANT Dismissal Update

September 28, 2018

Douma Families: In the Elementary Handbook it states:  Students walking home/being picked up after school will be supervised for 10 minutes after dismissal (3:25 dail...

Elsa's and Batman's and more abound today at Douma as we get in the Homecoming spirit with the Movie Day theme! Thank you to Douma families for supporting your kiddos as...

Douma Has Spirit

September 6, 2018

Ottumwa homecoming is fast approaching! Douma will join in the celebrations the week of 9/17-21 by participating in the OHS spirit days.  The days are as follows: Monday...

PBIS Kickoff Assembly

September 4, 2018

Douma students and staff kicked off the 2018-19 school year with an assembly to review our Bulldog Beliefs! The OHS cheerleaders came out to support Douma in getting fired ...

Cub Scout Sign up

August 30, 2018

Do you have a child that would like to be a Cub Scout?? Come to Douma tonight from 6:00-8:00p to sign up!

Southeast Bus Loop

August 24, 2018

Durham, the company that provides yellow bus service to Ottumwa district students, is offering a new southeast loop route, beginning Monday, August 28. Parents who want their ch...

Important Busing Reminder

August 24, 2018

Douma Families: We know that many of you utilize the shuttle and other busing services provided by Durham School Services.  Here are a few important reminders regarding ...

Change in treat policy

August 22, 2018

Douma Families: There has been an update to the Elementary Handbook regarding treats brought to school.  It now states: “All treats and snacks that come to ...

Pop in For Popsicles!!

August 17, 2018

Pop in for popsicles on Tuesday, August 21st from 5:00pm-6:00pm for our Back to School Night!  We are so excited to see everyone and welcome you back for the 18-19 school y...

Mrs. Smith’s kindergarten class earned a class reward for receiving 30 class Douma Delightfuls in the 17-18 school year. The students chose to put a pie in the face of Mrs...

Elementary students in Ottumwa are invited to attend the boys soccer games on Tuesday, May 1 for free. Students can attend any or all games that day at Schafer Stadium, includin...