Ottumwa High School News

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...

Meetings with high school guidance counselors during the next few weeks will assist Ottumwa High School students in developing their schedule for the next school year.  ...

Congratulations to our JROTC Drill and Color Guard teams who competed in Kansas City last weekend at the Knob Noster High School Triad Drill Meet against 11 other teams from Iow...

The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Thursday, January 31. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve lunch at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:00 p.m. The men...

The Ottumwa middle and high school jazz bands and show choirs will host Sweets & Sounds on Monday, January 28 at Ottumwa High School. Desserts will be served at 6 p.m. with ...

Donate Blood on Wednesday

January 21, 2019

The Ottumwa High School Student Council is hosting a Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria. To donate blood, you must be at least...

Members of Ottumwa High School’s technology committee presented their plan to rollout a 1:1 computer initiative beginning in August 2019 to the board on Monday. The result...

OHS students are invited to audition for the spring production, "Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales" on Monday and Tuesday, January 28 and ...

Speech Team Hosts Showcase

January 9, 2019

The OHS Speech Team is hosting a Showcase Night on Thursday, January 17 at 7 p.m. in the OHS auditorium. The showcase provides the community an opportunity to see a va...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team hosted their first home tournament on December 16. The Evans Middle School team placed third and Ottumwa High School placed fourth in Bul...

The state has released new information on school performance as required by a federal education law called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): A new online reporting to...