Bowie High School PTSO 

Partnering Together Supporting Our Students

#1 Valentine's Dance this Friday, Seeking parent volunteers to operate a PTSO coat check.  Hours are from 7pm-11pm.  Contact Mr. Ewing at [email protected]

#2 Advanced Placement (AP) Family Night, need 3-4 parent volunteers to participate in a panel discussion, Tuesday, Feb 13th, 6-8pm, at the cafeteria.  

Looking for parents to share their experiences with AP's from the parent perspective (the amount of homework their children are required to do, challenges/triumphs, how their child has managed AP's along with extracurriculars.  The goal is to reassure parents of prospective AP students that these classes are manageable and worthwhile.

Contact Mr. Kautzer at [email protected]
REMINDER!!! REMINDER!!! REMINDER!!!
FALL CLASS REGISTRATION
Begins February 1
Registration for students classes for the 2018-2019 school year begins February 1.

  • 9th Grade Visits: first week of February.
  • Forms due 2.15

  • 10th Grade Visits: February 7 & 8.
  • Forms due 2.15

  • 11th Grade Visits: January 31 and February 1.
  • Forms due February 8
AP CLASS REGISTRATION
Due February 22
Applications for Advance Placement (AP) classes are due on February 22. Applications can be found in the guidance office and on the school's website under 2018-2019 registration.
DUAL ENROLLMENT REGISTRATION
Register between February 7 - 16.
Testing February 22 - March 2.

Registration to take the Accuplacer exam is from February 7th - February 16th. Forms will be available in Guidance as well as outside our testing coordinators office, Mrs. Slack, in Room 129C.

High school juniors and seniors, with a 2.5 minimum GPA, have an opportunity to take the Accuplacer test, at their high school, free of charge. Students must pass 1 of the 3 sections in order to qualify for dual enrollment.
SAT DATES FOR SPRING 2018

Spring SAT dates 3/10, 5/5 & 6/2. Registration is 1 month prior to the test date.
Students should take the SAT at least one time coming into senior year.

ADVOCATE AND ENGAGE


"Why don't They Fix Our Schools?" "They" need to hear from you.

Below are upcoming opportunities to Advocate and Engage for Improvements in Our Local Public Schools.

#1: Testify at a School Board Hearing:

The last of three Budget Public Hearings to be held by the school board this year is February 6, 2018, 7:00 PM at Oxon Hill High School. You have three minutes to voice your concerns directly to the school board, including the Superintendent and Chair of the Board. Find the proposed budget and timeline here

http://www.pgcps.org/budget/index.aspx?id=200115

#2: Apply for your background clearance. It's an important step to fully engage at your local public school. The next opportunity is in Bowie, this Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5p-6pm, at Benjamin Tasker Middle School

#3: Speak at a Prince George's County budget listening session held by County Executive Rushern Baker. The next opportunity is February 8, 2017, at Prince George's Community College. To speak for three minutes and view dates for additional sessions, register here.

https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/2404/Budget-Listening-Sessions?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

#4: Attend "Cider and Donuts" with State Legislators:

State Senator Douglas J.J. Peters and Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith invite you to discuss issues and concerns on Tuesday, Feb 13th, 7:30pm-9pm, Huntington Community Center, 13022 8th Street, Bowie, MD 20720. Did you know that several Maryland legislators are proposing changes intended to channel more casino revenues towards public schools? Let them know your opinion.

#5: The Prince George's County Council is hosting a Budget Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, February 20th at the County Administration Building, 14741 Gov. Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

https://pgccouncil.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=423



Girl Scholars Enrichment


Girls Count-Spring 2018

Kenhill Center Building, Suite 108

2614 Kenhill Dr, Bowie, MD 20715

301-809-3033


Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls

Bowie High T-5

Starting Thursdays March 2018

2:30-4:00pm

Scholastic Olympics

Scholastic Olympics, Inc. is a nonprofit that attacks learning deficits with alternative or unconventional programs. Annually we sponsor what we call a quadrathlon -- a fun-filled, all-day academic competition in four subjects - math, speech, spelling and history. Students may compete in two of the four. This is our eighth year and we are determined in 2018 to get participation from most of the high schools in Prince George's County. First-place winners in each contest receive $500, second place $300 and third place $200 before an audience of adoring family, friends and community residents. We also have Nationals tickets, museum passes and other gifts for the winners.The goal is to celebrate the academic achievements of  high school students similar to the ways we support and encourage student athletes.


Students may register online at www.wordconsultingllc.com/

Bowie High School Choir


BHS Love, Chocolate, Jazz Concert will be held on Tuesday, February 13th at 7pm.

Bowie Center for Performing Arts (BCPA)

Featuring Tracey Cutler Quartet

Tickets are $10/$5 (Students)

Hampton and Norfolk State Universities College Tour

College Tour 
Hampton and Norfolk Universities
Date: February 9
Cost: $65.00

Website: www.arrowcollegiatetour.com (make payments)

(Norfolk State University will be doing ON-SITE ADMISSION AND FEE WAIVER FOR THE SENIORS)
16th Annual ASBC HBCU College Festival
Saturday, February 10, 2018 – Doors open  at 8:00 am
GAYLORD NATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER 201 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Youth Job Fair


March 24, 2018

Bowie City Gym

Sharpen your resume and have it ready to present

Prepare to interview

Dress professionally

NACAC COLLEGE FAIR
APRIL 13
Field Trip for 9th & 11th Grade

BHS 9th and 11th graders will be participating in a field trip to the college fair. The fee is $10 which pays for the bus.
Navy Ball Promo

SchoolMax

Schedules will be available to freshman on Tuesday, September 6th at orientation.  All other students will receive their schedule on the first day of school.  SchoolMax should resume functioning on September 6th.

Keep an eye on test, classwork and homework grades on a daily basis.  You can check the SchoolMax Family Portal to see all of your students grades.

Sign up with these national retailers to support BHS:


Giant 

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Safeway 

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