Wilson Elementary School News

Paint a Winter Scene!

November 20, 2018

Wilson Elementary is hosting a Paint Party on Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at Polar Express. Cost is $20 per person and includes all supplies needed to complete the...

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...

DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 13, 2018) — The Wellmark Foundation has awarded 17 Iowa organizations Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grants. Applicants were able to re...

Student Helpers

November 14, 2018

Two Wilson students were recognized for assisting Principal Hendred with setting up the sound system during events in the gym. A big thank you goes out to Savanna Aldaba an...

Wilson Hosts Fall Vendor Fair

November 13, 2018

Wilson Elementary will host their annual Fall Vendor Show on Friday and Saturday, November 16 and 17 in the Ottumwa High School cafeteria. The event will be open on Friday from ...

Veterans Day Celebration

November 5, 2018

Wilson will honor veterans with an all-school program on Monday, November 12 starting at 10 a.m. Part of the event will include students reading thank you notes to veterans. 

  Wilson students are taught to be respectful, responsible, compassionate and safe everyday. During the month of October, students who were recognized for demo...

Learning About Life Cycles

October 30, 2018

As part of the fourth grade science curriculum, students have been observing meal worms for the past six weeks. Students are making at least two observations a week an...

Evans Middle School will host their annual Veterans Day program on Wednesday, November 7. All area veterans are encouraged to attend this event as an honored guest. The event...

The youth volleyball season has begun and Wilson has a team competing. Please wish our young players success this season!  

Enchanted Forest Book Fair 2018 Where: Wilson Elementary Library When:   Nov. 5th 9AM - 3PM and 4PM - 7PM             &nbsp...

Archery Sign Up

October 29, 2018

The OHS Student Council is hosting a free Children’s Halloween Party on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria for children up to sixth grade...

Decorate a Pumpkin

October 18, 2018

Decorate a pumpkin like a favorite book or movie character. This activity is being promoted by our library. Pumpkins can be dropped off at the school library. We will return the...

In September, Al Exito students brainstormed fundraising ideas to help the community.  Kasey Wainwright and Guadalupe Ramirez took the lead and selected to have a bake sale...

The OHS Student Council is hosting a free Children’s Halloween Party on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria for children up to sixth grade...

Kindergarten students at Wilson took a trip to Pioneer Ridge Nature Center on Thursday. Naturalist, Annette Wittrock, shared lots of information with the group. They learned abo...

Ottumwa High School cheerleaders will host a Cheer Clinic for district students in grades K-5.  The clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 10 from 3:45-5:30 p.m in the O...

Spanish Heritage Festival

September 24, 2018

Wilson families enjoyed a warm, fall afternoon on Sunday during the Spanish Festival. Students participated in a variety of activites throughout the afternoon. Approximately $2,...

"Team Day "

September 18, 2018