Pickwick Early Childhood Center News

Despite COVID-19, an early end to the school year, and social distancing, several staff at Pickwick held graduation events for their students. On Sunday, May 31, Kelly Young ...

Looking for some suggested summer reading lists? Each year, the American Library Association publishes a list of recommended books for preschool- through middle school-aged stud...

Lesson on Perspective

May 19, 2020

Art lesson this week on perspective from OCSD art teachers. Have some fun with this project!! https://youtu.be/cqH-p5nP5mU

Ashley Brink has been named the director of the Pickwick Early Childhood Center. The offer was approved by Ottumwa's Board of Education at the May 11 board meeting. She repl...

Pickwick Early Childhood Center is still accepting registrations for parents of three- and four-year-olds who missed previous registrations.    Parents can register ...

The end-of-the-year locker and desk clean out process for Ottumwa students will look a lot different this year due to COVID-19. Ottumwa Schools have been closed since March 15 a...

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

Pickwick Early Childhood Center and Ottumwa elementary schools will host Parent-Teacher Conferences for their parents on Tuesday, March 10 from 4-7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 1...

Ottumwa Schools will host preschool registration for new three- and four-year-olds on Thursday, February 27 at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., or 6:30 p.m. at the Pickwick Early Childhood...

An inclusive learning setting is a vital part of Pickwick Early Childhood Center. Our dream is for all students to develop a sense of empathy for others as well as embrace the d...

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...

Dino-Holiday at PECC

December 18, 2019

Dinosaurs greeted preschoolers this week when they arrived at school. It was all part of the week's activities leading up to the holiday break. Happy holidays to all our stu...

PECC Hosts Coffee Talks

December 12, 2019

Pickwick will host a series of Coffee Talks for parents to learn about various programs and services available in our community. The first Coffee Talk will be on Thursday, De...

Winter Literacy Night

December 5, 2019

Pickwick is hosting a Winter Literacy Night on Thursday, December 12 from 5-7 p.m. Bring the entire family for a fun night of literacy. Each preschool student will receive a fre...

PECC Celebrates Fire Safety

October 10, 2019

Pickwick Early Childhood Center was part of the district's Fire Safety Week activities on Tuesday, October 8. Students met members of the Ottumwa Fire Department, learned ab...

Homecoming Spirit at Pickwick

September 20, 2019

OHS cheerleaders visited Pickwick on Friday to share some Bulldog spirit with the students during Homecoming week. Many students wore red and white and enjoyed meeting the ...

The Association for Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association, has again published three lists of recommended books for summer reading. The li...

The Ottumwa Community School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all eligible children enrolled in either summer school...

Egg Hunt Fundraiser

April 9, 2019

Do you need help hiding eggs during the upcoming holiday? The Ottumwa High School Class of 2021 will come to your house and hide eggs in your yard for Easter mornin...

Ottumwa Schools will host preschool registration for new three- and four-year-olds on Thursday, February 28 at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., or 6:30 p.m. at the Pickwick Early Childhood...

Three additional dates have been added to the facility assessment conversation schedule to allow more citizens an opportunity to discuss the recent facility assessment. Super...

Early Dismissal Today

February 5, 2019

Classes in Ottumwa will release at 1 p.m. Here is the release schedule for Pickwick: Red 12:30-12:40 Blue 12:40-12:50 Green 12:50-1:00 WRAP is closed this afterno...

PECC to Host Information Night

December 27, 2018

Pickwick Early Childhood Center is hosting an Ottumwa Elementary Schools Information Night on Monday, January 7 from 5-6 p.m. at the new early childhood center, located at 1306 ...

NO SCHOOL TOMORROW

November 25, 2018

No Classes, WRAP is Open

District to Test Alert System

November 19, 2018

The Ottumwa Community School District is planning to send a test message out to parents on Tuesday, November 20 at 6 p.m. via a text. This will allow the district to test the ne...