James Elementary School News

Pioneeer Ridge is offering activities for children ages four to 13. Camps range in cost...

James fourth graders had the pleasure of visiting our state capitol on May 5. We learne...

CAMP UPDATE FROM COACH THOMAS AND COACH VANDENBERG: The Ottumwa girls basketball and...

Elementary Art Shows

May 23, 2022

Click the link for specific grade level electronic exhibits of elementary student art w...

A huge shout out to the Bridge Church in Ottumwa for providing new shoes to every stude...

Camp Invention® is coming to the Ottumwa Community School District! In partnership ...

The Ottumwa girls basketball and volleyball programs are excited to announce that they ...

After nine rounds of competition, the Books R Us team from James Elementary won the dis...

Ottumwa Schools will host a registration event for NEW kindergarten students on Tuesday...

The OCSD teacher librarians are proud to present the 20th Annual Ottumwa Bulldog Book B...

The 75th Annual All City Concert will be held on Friday, April 1 at the Bridge Vie...

James 3rd through 5th grade students will take the ISASP Apr 4-7, 2022. The Iowa Sta...

Fourth graders from Eisenhower, Horace Mann, James, and Wilson attended the 8th Annual ...

Ottumwa students in grades 3-11 will be taking the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student...

A recent PBIS activity at James promotes the district's Be The Best initiative.&nbs...

Students helping themselves to a salad bar will become commonplace in Ottumwa elementar...

A five-week introduction and instructional program to teach the basics of bowling to Ot...

Remind Replaces District App

January 28, 2022

With the integration of the Remind communication platform, the district is no long...

As a preventative measure, we encourage all students, staff, and parents to take common...

The Ottumwa Girls Youth Basketball League provides a fun atmosphere for girls to learn ...

James' students with perfect attendance to date were recognized this morning. The e...

James and Liberty students, with the help of community volunteers, planted approximatel...

Band Open House Tuesday

November 12, 2021

There is still time to sign up for band! The OCSD fine arts department is hosting an...

Ottumwa boys in grades 4, 5, and 6 are invited to participate in the Ottumwa Youth Bask...

Fifth graders read Halloween and autumn books to kindergarteners. Fifth grade students ...