Ottumwa High School News

New Inductees into Torch Club

November 20, 2018

Eight OHS students were recently inducted into Torch Club. Inductees included:  Caleb Vasconez, Jaden Bradford, Allison Bookin-Nosbisch, Grace Bookin-Nosbisch, Grace B...

GEAR UP Ambassadors, led by junior Meghan Cantu, are coordinating a TAP Drive through December 10 at OHS. The group is seeking donations of boxes of tampons and pad...

The OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter is hosting a Mental Health Night on Monday, December 10 from 3-7 p.m. The event will include local resource booths from 3-5 p.m., then sp...

Candlelight Vigil to be Held

November 19, 2018

The OHS Human Rights Chapter is hosting a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Tuesday, November 20 at 7 p.m. in Central Park. The event will honor those who have lost their lives ...

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...

Ottumwa High School students who are in Tes Tram Sorority held their annual Sorority Ball with a fall theme on Saturday evening in the OHS auditorium. The event also hig...

Grilled Cheese on Cafe Menu

November 12, 2018

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, November 15. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.  ...

OHS students participated in the Iowa Youth Straw Poll on Tuesday during lunch. 381 students voted for Governor/Lt. Governor and U.S. Representative for District 2. The winners ...

Nine Ottumwa High School student chefs recently competed in the 2018 Southeast Iowa Iron Chef Competition, sponsored by Indian Hills Community College Culinary Arts Departm...

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...

On Tuesday, October 30, OHS students will have the opportunity to participate in the Iowa Youth Straw Poll during their lunch. Students will have to sign in and vote. Thanks to ...

OHS to Honor Veterans

October 29, 2018

OTTUMWA— Ottumwa High School will host two Veterans Day assemblies on Tuesday, November 13 in the OHS auditorium. All area veterans are cordially invited to attend. A 45-m...

Archery Sign Up

October 29, 2018

Students Visit UNI

October 29, 2018

Thirty-one students in Ottumwa's Al Exito attended the Multicultural College Access Day at the University of Northern Iowa on October 25.  Students had the opportunity ...

Runners to Compete at State

October 26, 2018

Two Ottumwa High School runners will compete in the State Cross Country meet at Kennedy Park in Ft. Dodge on Saturday, October 27. Alli Bookin-Nosbisch and Carollin Mellin, j...

Gnocchi Soup on Cafe Menu

October 26, 2018

The Ottumwa High School Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, November 1. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p...

Three Ottumwa High School students, Issac Ford (Bass), Rivers Maw (Tenor) and Dawson Brown (Tenor), have attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high school musi...

The Ottumwa High School and Evans Middle School vocal departments will perform their annual fall concert on Tuesday, October 30 in the OHS auditorium starting at 7 p.m.  Th...

Four OHS vocal students were recently selected to participate in the 32nd Annual Opus Honor Choir Festival. Students selected include Cole Denner, North Lindell, Kaya Baca an...

In September, Al Exito students brainstormed fundraising ideas to help the community.  Kasey Wainwright and Guadalupe Ramirez took the lead and selected to have a bake sale...

Students Support Kidney Walk

October 16, 2018

Ottumwa students from Evans and Ottumwa High School volunteered at the Southeast Iowa Kidney Walk last Sunday, October 14. Students helped with set-up and tear-down, as well as ...

On Thursday, October 11, 25 Al Exito students attended the 20th Annual Latinx Student Summit at the University of Iowa. The summit attracts 300 high school students from aroun...

Parent teacher conferences at Ottumwa High School and Evans Middle School will be held next week. OHS will host their conferences on Monday, October 15 from 4-7:30 p.m.  ...

Sudden Impact

October 11, 2018

Sudden Impact has just started working on their 2018-2019 competition show.  The group had it’s first round of choreography on October 9 and 10.  Ben Schrank has...

Students in the OHS iJag program traveled to Bloomfield last week to tour M3 Fabrication, LLC.  This is a four-year-old metal fabrication and powder coating business t...