Eisenhower Elementary School News

As a reminder to parents, due to COVID-19, there will not be any 5th grade band district-wide group rehearsals at Liberty before school or any district-wide 5th grade orchestra ...

Help Us Celebrate our Staff!

September 3, 2020

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION PROGRAM STARTS IN SEPTEMBER All of us remember a favorite teacher or school employee who had a positive impact on our educational experience. Help us cel...

Back to School Procedures

August 24, 2020

Please watch our video on back to school procedures that Eisenhower has put into place. Welcome back students! CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

Lots of efforts are being made as we prepare Eisenhower for the first day of school on August 24. New water bottle filling stations are being added throughout the district, incl...

Elementary parents in Ottumwa who need assistance with online registration can schedule an appointment with their school’s secretary the week of August 10. Only one parent...

Eisenhower fifth graders Ethan Woods, Trenton Schark, and Carter Johnson handed out $300 checks on Wednesday, June 3 to three local non-profit organizations. The effort was...

Fifth grade teachers, Mrs. Vonderhaar and Mrs. Adams, share pictures and positive qualities about each student as they transition to Evans Middle School.  CLICK THIS&nbs...

Check out the talents of this year's fifth graders.  CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

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...

Scholarships available to Douma, James, Liberty, or Wilson School students. See below for details! Deadline is June 15. Camp Invention is returning to Ottumwa Community Schoo...

Have a Great Summer!

June 2, 2020

Eisenhower staff wish all their students a great summer. Check out the late video of the year! CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

Please join us on Tuesday, June 2 at 6 p.m. for our 5th grade graduation drive-through. We would like 5th graders and their families to drive through the Eisenhower...

Here is this week's district art video created for the week of May 26-29. District art teachers decided to go around their house finding and taking pictures o...

Recently elementary physical education teachers created an opportunity for their students to participate in a Field Day. Students could earn a gold, silver, or bronze medal base...

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

Please take 10 minutes and enjoy the 2020 Elementary Art Show! This virtual tour provides a great representation of the work done in our elementary program. CLICK HERE FOR AR...

The Eisenhower guidance counselor will offer guidance sessions for grade level groups of students on Thursdays in May.  See the schedule and links below:   Th...

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...

Eisenhower Elementary in Ottumwa was one of 31 schools across the United States that was selected as an Imagine School of Excellence for its use of Imagine Language &a...

District art teachers share a video demonstrating some fun things to do with technology. Remember to make art a part of your days at home! CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

Six students from the Ottumwa Community School District participated in the annual State Invent Iowa Competition hosted by the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center in I...

Two Ottumwa elementary students will participate in the State Invent Iowa competition.  Winners of the virtual competition will be announced on April 20 to move onto the Na...

  Forty-two members of the Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team will compete at the 2020 Iowa State NASP Tournament and the 2020 Iowa State NASP IBO 3-D Tournament this weekend...