Ottumwa High School News

Students wishing to attend a four-year university are required to take the ACT test. There are limited fee waivers for the test. Contact Mrs. McKinnon, Registrar in the Guidance...

Created by the College Board, the SAT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. The idea is to provide colleges with one common cr...

Nineteen members of the Ottumwa Bulldog Archery Team competed in the NASP Archery Competition at the 2017 Summer Iowa Games in Ames on July 15. Students who participated inclu...

The Ottumwa Community School District is currently transitioning to a sub caller and time management system.  "We are working through the details and will be contact...

“The Ottumwa Athletic Department is excited to name Kyle Creamer as head boys basketball coach” said athletic director, Scott Maas. The appointment is pending boar...

Ten students from Ottumwa will travel to Marengo, OH next week to participate in the 2017 Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championship. This year’s tourna...

ATTENTION ALL 2017-18 INCOMING 7TH GRADE STUDENTS : The Iowa Department of Health has made changes to the immunization law for the start of the next school year.  All s...

OHS students are encouraged to audition for the upcoming fall play, "Addams Family." Auditions will be held August 14-16. Watch for details.  Audition Flyer

Several students in the Ottumwa High School’s Advanced Electricity/Electronics course used skills learned in class to do some classroom upgrades. Work stations in the ...

Nury Santos Murga, grade 9, was selected as the May recipient of Pursuing Victory With Honor. She was nominated by Mrs. Bramschreiber for demonstrating one or more values of t...

The retirement of two district music instructors provided an opportunity for the district to examine existing offerings and make adjustments to better serve students.  ...

Preschoolers in the Head Start program will benefit from a sewing lesson in Ottumwa High School’s Family Consumer Science (FCS) comprehensive course. “The need was...

International Food Day

May 25, 2017

Food from a variety of countries was sampled during Mr. Sedore's first period ESL social studies class. Students shared food from Mexico, Marshall Islands, Philippine Is...

The OHS Music Boosters have been experimenting with live streaming music concerts. On Sunday, they hope to provide a live stream of the OHS graduation ceremony. To watch graduat...

Students were taking pictures and tweeting on their phones Tuesday as part of an assignment in their Ottumwa High School Honors Geometry class. “My students...

Ottumwa Community Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  All meals in all district summer programs will be provided to program attendees free of char...

The Ottumwa Tennis Club is offering tennis lessons in July for elementary and middle school students. Groups will meet July 10-27 either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday....

Several students were recognized at the OHS drama banquet on May 22: Honor Thespians (must have reached at least 600 hours of theater completion): Christopher Caldwell ...

The Ottumwa Community School District’s band and orchestra programs are offering summer lessons to students. All lessons will be held in the Evans Middle School band and...

Spirit Week

May 22, 2017

The OHS Student Council is celebrating the last week of school for seniors by hosting Gnimocemoh Spirit Week (homecoming spelled backwards!). Themes for the week include: ...

Due to the Schafer Stadium renovation project, there will be no public access to the stadium or track throughout the summer. The project begins in earnest on Monday, May 22 an...

The Ottumwa Public Library is excited to announce that we will again be having our Summer Reading Program. As in previous years, we will have a program for all ages with the t...

The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team competed at Nationals in Louisville, KY   2017 NASP Nationals - Bullseye Tournament   Jeffery Shauman  Score: 2...

Ottumwa High School has announced the valedictorians for the Class of 2017. Eight students earned a 4.0 GPA, including:  Justin Budan, Ellen Carlson, Marissa Cartwright, ...

Brandon Brooks teaches in the same classroom he spent time in as a student. Brooks, a metals and automotive teacher at Ottumwa High School, has been teaching for five years....