Pickwick Early Childhood Center News

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...

Bus Schedule for Wednesday

November 19, 2018

Due to the holiday, classes will be released early on Wednesday, November 21. See the bus schedule below: Bus # 30 – James @ 1:20 PM Hmann 1:30 PM Eisenhower ...

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...

Thanks to a Branching Out grant from Trees Forever, Pickwick four-year-olds planted 20 new trees on Thursday. The trees will provide beauty and shade to the new school campus. T...

The Ottumwa Fire Department shared safety information with three- and four-year-old students at Pickwick on Thursday. The firemen helped students practice stop, drop, and roll. ...

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...

Homecoming Comes to PECC

September 20, 2018

It's Homecoming Week in Ottumwa Schools and the festivities found their way to Pickwick on Wednesday. The OHS bulldog mascot was on hand to greet students as they arrived. T...

First Fire Drill

September 10, 2018

We had our first fire drill on Monday and it went great! We all worked so hard to practice our building safety procedures and did an amazing job! The kids did an excellent job w...

Great First Week

August 30, 2018

Pickwick principal, Michaela O'Connell, shares a message with parents about the first week of school.  CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

Pickwick Kicks off New Year

August 22, 2018

Approximately 50 teachers and associates started their day on Wednesday with a celebration. Michaela O'Connell, principal, with the help of Ashley Brink, Child Developmen...

The first day of preschool at Pickwick Early Childhood Center on Thursday, August 23, will be an Open House format. Parents will attend a half day of school with their child to ...