Ottumwa High School News

Secure Entrance Added to OHS

January 15, 2020

Visitors to Ottumwa High School will notice a change in how they enter the building, starting January 20. On Monday, students, parents, and visitors will no longer be ab...

A local event to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will feature several students from the Ottumwa Community School District.  The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. City...

OHS has scheduled their annual Academic Planning Day for January 17.  Students in grades 9-11 will receive their scheduling card with an appointment time to meet ...

Ottumwa Schools will host an Open House to give the Ottumwa community an opportunity to see the updated Ottumwa High School weight room on Thursday, January 9 from 4 -5 p.m. in ...

OHS Weight Room Updated

January 3, 2020

The weight room at Ottumwa High School received a facelift a December, thanks to support from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation and the Ottumwa Athletic Club.  Fund...

Since November, Ottumwa High School juniors and seniors have been using their free first or seventh period to spend time mentoring a Wilson Elementary student. Wilson Princip...

Archery Results

December 17, 2019

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery team hosted their first home tournament for the 2019-20 season on December 14. The results for Ottumwa are as follows: Block Competition - Team R...

Fall Semester Test Schedule

December 16, 2019

OHS has released their semester test schedule for December 18 and 19.  Wednesday, December 18 Test 1 - 8:10 to 9:30 Test 2 - 9:35 to 10:55 Test 4* - 11:00 to 1:25 WI...

Seniors Open Time Capsules

December 11, 2019

Several seniors who attended Horace Mann Elementary as fifth graders opened time capsules written during that school year this morning in the OHS auditorium. The project, starte...

Ottumwa Bulldog archers competed in a tournament in Eddyville on December 7, hosted by Rocket Archery. Results include: Medaling Archers/Teams - Block Competition Evans Mi...

The OHS GEAR UP program will host a Lunch & Learn series beginning Wednesday, December 4. Students can bring their meal with them to room 270 where they will learn about a d...

Last summer, OHS senior Tyler McCoy worked for Ottumwa Schools. The job, however, was not a typical summer help position. McCoy had expressed an interest in electricity to hi...

Several OHS football players were recognized in the conference and locally for their accomplishments both on and off the field.  Players recognized by the Central Iowa M...

Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa hosted a Craft Championship, High School Challenges, and Career Day at the Iowa State Fairground on Friday, November 22.  A...

OHS senior, Kacy Nickerson, signed a letter of intent to play softball for Minnesota State University.  Nickerson is the daughter of Jim and Stephanie Nickerson and has ...

Cultural Fair Shares Video

November 14, 2019

Event sponsor, Barb Hanson, created a video from photos of the event. Click the link below to view.  CULTURAL FAIR VIDEO LINK

Meet the OHS Bowlers

November 14, 2019

The OHS bowling coaches will host a Meet the Bulldogs event  on Saturday, November 23 at 4 p.m. at Champion Bowl. State trophies will be on display and team members will sh...

On Friday, November 9, Eddie Mauro visited students from the OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter. It’s was great that they were given the opportunity to have a personal convers...

OHS will host a food drive in to support the Food Bank of Iowa November 4-22. Each week, students are asked to donate specific items during their WIN time. Items to donate inclu...

Duff Signs with Indian Hills

November 5, 2019

OHS senior, Macy Duff, signed a letter of intent to cheer for Indian Hills Community College.   Duff is the daughter of Cliff and Lisa Duff. She participated in che...

The OHS cafeteria became a showcase for the school's diversity on Sunday during the OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter's Second Annual Cultural Fair on November 3. Acti...

OHS Senior Alli Bookin-Nosbisch ran to a 9th place finish at the State Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 2nd. She tied for the second best finish at State in pro...

Two relay teams qualified for state during the girl's district swimming competition Saturday, November 2. Leah Chelgren, Libby Moses, Mac Payne, and Saige Knight, will ...

Four OHS seniors recently completed a lighted sign that will be a part of the annual Holiday Nights ‘n Lights display in Ottumwa Park.  Tyler McCoy, Alex Lingren, ...

The OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter will host the Second Annual Cultural Fair on Sunday, November 3 from 2-5 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. Activities to include dances represen...