James Elementary School News

Yesterday, James elementary students celebrated the 5th grader’s graduation. 5th ...

Elementary Track Meet

May 6, 2021

Yesterday, the annual Elementary Track Meet was held at Schaffer Stadium. The track mee...

Camp Invention is coming to the Ottumwa Schools! In partnership with the National Inven...

Donut Day!

April 29, 2021

Today is Donut Day at James Elementary! Mr. Green gave every student donut holes t...

The Ottumwa Elementary Track Meet for students in grades 5 and 6 has been rescheduled f...

5th Grade Parent Night

April 28, 2021

Fifth grade students and their parents are invited to an informational parent night at ...

Girls entering grades 5-8 will have the opportunity to participate in a basketball skil...

James Wins 2021 Book Bowl

April 21, 2021

After three consecutive wins, James again finished as the top team in the 2021 Bulldog ...

The Ottumwa Schools band and orchestra programs will host an Open House on Tuesday, Apr...

This year, OHS jazz band and show choir, Sudden Impact, will provide virtual performanc...

Camp Invention is coming to the Ottumwa Schools! In partnership with the National Inven...

Wapello County Public Health will be hosting a community clinic on Saturday, April 10th...

Students in grades 3-11 will be taking the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progres...

Today the Evans Music Department met with fifth grade students about the opportuni...

Ottumwa Schools continues to make decisions based on our concern for the health and saf...

Salvation Army Supports

December 18, 2020

A grant from Walmart allowed the local Salvation Army to spread some cheer with their n...

Ottumwa Schools will be sending school meals home with every PK-12 face-to-face student...

Ottumwa Schools will dismiss students for the holiday break at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Decem...

Attention all inventors!  The local Invention Convention will be held Tuesday, Jan...

Attention all inventors!  The local Invention Convention will be held Tuesday, Jan...

OHS Hosts Halloween Event

October 28, 2020

The OHS Student Council will host a Halloween drive-thru trick or treat event on Saturd...

Attention all K-8 students, our local Ottumwa Invention Convention will be held on Tues...

Virtual Story Time

October 13, 2020

Clara turned in 50 of her PBIS points in Mrs. Harsch's 4th grade class to receive a...

Mark your calendars! Ottumwa Schools will again offer Camp Invention June 21-25, 2021 a...

As a reminder to parents, due to COVID-19, there will not be any 5th grade band distric...