Ottumwa High School News

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...

An Ottumwa High School senior will attend one of America’s best colleges after graduation, at no cost to him or his family. OHS senior, Ryley Hougland learned last week...

Winter Spirit Week at OHS

December 14, 2018

The OHS Student Council is sponsoring a Winter Spirit Week from December 17-21. Theme days include: Monday - Long Winter's Nap (PJ Day) Tuesday - Ugly Sweater Day ...

Student designed and created metal palm trees will be part of this year’s Ottumwa Symphony Ball backdrop. The trees were a collaborative effort between two SparkTank stude...

Ottumwa GEAR UP  is offering a College Knowledge Lunch and Learn series beginnining on December 12. The topic for December 12 is "How to Pay for College," pr...

Student archers from across the district recently competed in the Iowa Winter Games on December 8. The team awards for Bulleyes/Block/10-15 included: Ottumwa High School &...

Ottumwa High School has released their first semester testing schedule. Semester Test Schedule First Semester 2018-19 Wednesday, Dec 19  Test 1    ...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team (Bullseye and 3-D) will be competing at the Iowa Winter Games on December 8, 2018 at the Eddyville High School.

There are still openings for juniors and seniors interested in taking advantage of the Ottumwa district's newest initiative, SparkTank. The project-based program links stude...

Cookie Walk to Support Sharks

November 28, 2018

The OHS Shark Club is selling holiday cookies at Market on Main Fri., Nov. 30 from 4 p.m. until sold out. This is in conjunction with the Tour of Homes event. All proceeds suppo...

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...