Ottumwa High School News

Five OHS seniors will be walking across the stage on Sunday having earned their high school diploma and a degree from Indian Hills Community College. These ambitious grads pa...

Jeimy Hernandez- Jeimy plans to take a year off, then go to college to become a psychologist. 

Jose Pardomunoz- Jose plans on working after graduation and he is excited to save up to buy a car. 

Kathryn Nelson- Kathryn participated in basketball, volleyball and track. Some of her other activities included National Honor Society, Teen Pregnancy Task Force, and she was in...

Colter Moore- After graduation, Colter will be going to college for game programming. Favorite OHS Memory- For Colter, the teachers created some of his favorite memories. ...

Kameron Ades- Kameron enjoyed welding classes at OHS. He plans to attend college after graduation. Leadership Experience- Kameron gained leadership experience through JR...

Kenia Diaz- In high school, Kenia played soccer. Kenia’s first language is not english, yet she overcame many obstacles and graduated high school! She is appreciative of t...

We understand many of our seniors and their families were disappointed by the cancellation of a traditional commencement ceremony. Recent changes to Iowa’s COVID-19 restri...

Ricky McPheter- Ricky was involved in JROTC in high school. He plans to continue his education at Job Corp program with an emphasis on a medical field.  Leadership ...

Ethan Hernandez- Ethan was involved in JROTC during high school and developed his time management skills. He plans on going straight to work after graduation. Leadership Expe...

Adrianna Hittner- Throughout her time at OHS, Adrianna participated in softball. Adrianna plans to attend Indian Hills Community College to become a pediatric nurse. Advice t...

Jameshia Worbington- Jameshia plans on attending college after graduating. Favorite OHS Memory- “Everyone always would make me smile when I was sad.” Advice to...

Morgan Terrell- Morgan was involved with Fellowship of the Rainbow and robotics throughout high school. She is unsure of her future plans, but OHS wishes her luck with whatever ...

Anna Wetrich- During her time at OHS, Anna was involved in bowling, intramurals, volunteered to earn a Silver Cord, and powderpuff. Anna plans on attending William Penn Universi...

Alexandra Watson - “School pride and crazy fun” defined this senior’s high school experience.  She also incorporated sportsmanship by participating in ten...

Zachary Matthiesen- Zachary was involved in construction technology in high school. He is proud of running cross country and describes his experience at OHS as feeling like he b...

Damien Gardner- During high school Damien participated in choir. High school taught Damien how to stand up for things he believed in. He is proud of running a six-minute mile an...

Alex Frymoyer- This was Alex’s first year at Ottumwa, but he felt more at home here than at his last high school. He was a member of the OHS bowling team and describe...

Gillian Scully-Neubauer- Throughout high school, Gillian participated in volleyball and she was a member of the 4 o’Clock sorority. She also volunteered for Empowered&nbsp...

Rosie Reyes- During high school, Rosie was involved with SparkTank, Al Exito, FEA, and also volunteered in the community. Regarding the environment at OHS, “I remember mee...

Phoenix Ream- Phoenix was on the swim team and cheer squad during high school. She is most proud of going out of her comfort zone and joining cheer, she ended up really enj...

Jack Panizza- Jack participated in track throughout high school. He loves the OHS community and that everyone is proud to be a part of it. He plans to attend college after gradu...

ACT Testing Updates

June 19, 2020

ACT has posted testing updates to summer testing and postponement of section retesting for 2020. Check out their newsroom/blog for details:  http://leadershipblog.act....

Eli Wilkins - This senior was not involved in any activities at OHS but he learned some valuable lessons along the way.  His defining moment at OHS was when he realized tha...

Rhiannon Weller- Rhiannon describes her time at OHS as exciting and enjoyable. OHS taught her that she is stronger than she ever could have imagined. She has a passion for art a...