Ottumwa High School News

Hard work and dedication are the keys to success for Ottumwa High School senior, Vincent Vass. In February, Vass earned his first trip to the State Wrestling Tournament in De...

OM Teams Advance to World

April 11, 2019

Four out of five Ottumwa teams who competed Saturday, April 6 at the Odyssey of the Mind competition in Ames are advancing to the World Finals Michigan State University. ...

iJag Heads to the Hill

April 9, 2019

On April 5, two iJag students visited the Capital, met iJag alumni, Bailey Veatch, and learned about leadership. OHS students, Jessie Harrison and Noah Jones, heard debates on t...

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 High School will offer another Catch-Up Academy on Saturday, April 6 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Students can get assistance with homework. Other opportunities this Saturday...

Several students from Ottumwa High School attended the statewide Best Buddies Friendship Ball Saturday in Des Moines.  Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3...

Kevin Kretz, a sophomore who swims on the Ottumwa boys team, qualified for the YMCA Nationals with the Hurricanes, the Y’s swim team. He also was an Iowa High School State...

On Monday, the Board of Education took an official first step towards the implementation of a 1:1 environment at Ottumwa High School. In August, every student will receive ...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 28. 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...

The annual OHS Art Show will be hosted in the Indian Hills Art Gallery from March 25 through April 10. An artist reception featuring OHS students will be held on Monday, Ma...

Ottumwa archers recently competed at the 2019 Iowa State NASP Bullseye and 3D Tournaments in Des Moines. The Ottumwa High School Archery team finished in 5th place in the 3D and...

Ottumwa High School students have the opportunity to attend the Best Buddies Friendship Ball at the Hilton in Des Moines on March 30. The ball is an annual event sponsored by...

The OHS jazz band took first place in their division and first place in Jazz Ensemble at a competition in Quincy, IL.  In addition to their two first place finishes, &...

Cultural Fair a Success

March 8, 2019

Despite the weather, OHS's first Cultural Fair was a success, according to event coordinator, Barb Hanson. Traditional performances were the highlight of the night but not t...

Ottumwa High School will offer every OHS junior the opportunity to take the ACT college admission test in March at no cost. The district’s GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awaren...

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, March 7. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m....

The Ottumwa High School Human Rights Youth Chapter is hosting a Cultural Fair on Thursday, March 7 from 5-7 p.m. at OHS. The community is invited to come celebrate the cultural ...

Three evening dates remain on the facility assessment conversation schedule to allow citizens an opportunity to discuss the recent facility assessment. Superintendent Nicole Koo...

Due to school cancellations the week of February 4, parent teacher conferences for OHS and Evans will be held on Tuesday, February 19 from 4-7:30 p.m. Parents with children in b...

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...

The Ottumwa High School Human Rights Youth Chapter is hosting the first OHS Cultural Fair on Monday, February 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. The event is open to student...

There is still time for OHS juniors to sign up for the ACT test prep session scheduled for Saturday, February 23 at 8:30 a.m. This will be held in conjunction with GEAR UP's...

Fiscella Signs with IHCC

February 6, 2019

Ottumwa High School senior, Kaitlyn Fiscella, signed a letter of intent to cheer for Indian Hills Community College. Fiscella, the daughter of Todd and Michelle Fiscella, plans ...

Congratulations to the Ottumwa High School speech team. The team competed at the State Large Group competition at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School on Saturday, February 2...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at tournaments hosted by Cardinal on January 26 and Eddyville, Blakesburg, Fremont on February 2. On January 26, 30 archers set p...