Bowie High School PTSO 

Partnering Together Supporting Our Students


Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!

It's beginning to sound a lot like Back to School Season!  We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable summer.  Here's a quick list of dates and reminders to help you start the year organized and informed:

1. Visit the main PGCPS site regularly for a ton of helpful information. You might want to start by reviewing the calendar
2. Visit the Bowie HS website for school updates and events
4. Want to stay informed, ask questions, and have a great school environment? Attend the PTSO workshops every 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7pm, cafeteria, main bldg.  The next workshop will be Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
5. Connect with the PTSO via Remind, Twitter, and Facebook
6. Have you joined the PTSO or renewed your membership?  Don't delay.  The students and staff are counting on your support.  Check us out on social media for examples of the great work accomplished with generous donations of your time and resources.

If you have questions, please email the Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) at:

Goombay Cares, Inc.  is hosting a FREE Prom Pop Up Shop on April 6, 2019, from 10am - 2pm at the Kentland Community Center.

Register at http://www.goombay.net/

YOUTH FREE Resume and Interview Workshops City of Bowie Event   FREE


·         Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6 to 8 p.m.
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·         Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10 a.m to 12 p.m.
< https://www.cityofbowie.org/F ormCenter/Youth-and-Family-Ser vices-14/Young-Adult-Job-Fair- Resume-and-Inteview-63>

The workshops are free and open to all young adults. Registration is
required and space is limited.


The workshops will be held at the KenhillCenter (2614 Kenhill Drive).


Job Fair:
The City of Bowie Gymnasium and Bowie Youth & Family Services are hosting a
community job fair for young adults on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City of Bowie Gymnasium.


PTSO - Meeting

Date: February 19, 2019

Where: Bowie High School Cafeteria Main Building

Time: 7PM

Subject: “Summer Jobs, Volunteer, and Summer Enrichment Programs"

Agenda

Job Fair List

Notes from the Guidance Office:

Dual Enrollment~
    Accuplacer testing is taking place February 19th through March 4th for Dual Enrollment placement (10th and 11th grade students only)
    Bowie High School has a Coast Counselor assigned to our school.  Ms.Laurel Conboy works for Prince George's Community College and will be at Bowie High School every Monday and Tuesday to assist students with dual enrollment as well seniors applying to the community college.

College Fair Field Trip is April 5th
     We will be taking two buses of Juniors and one bus of Freshmen.  Permission slips will available in guidance March 1st.  First come first serve until the buses fill up.  The field trip is at the Sports and Learning Complex and there will be approximately two hundred schools in attendance.  The cost is $10 to cover the buses.

2019-2020 Registration
     AP Applications due February 22nd
     Online registration applications due March 1st
     All forms and information can be found on the Bowie High School website under Guidance Department

County SAT test
    All students listed as 11th grade will take the SAT at Bowie High School on March 6th

NCRF celebrating our 20th Anniversary -16 Annual Black College Expo DC/MD


BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY

14000 Jericho Park Rd.

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

 

College Expo: 9am-3pm

Scholarship Presentation & After Show: 3pm-5pm

 

STUDENTS CAN GET ACCEPTED TO COLLEGE ON THE SPOT

Transcripts, ACT and/or ACT scores, 2 letters of recommendation (recommended)

 

APPLICATION FEES WAIVED

 

SCHOLARSHIPS ON THE SPOT

 

INFORMATIVE SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

 

BAND AUDITIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Must Bring Instrument

 

CAREERS & INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS!


NCRF Scholarship

Student Participation Sheet

                                    City of Bowie Upcoming Opportunities
Resume & Interview skills building workshop Thursday Feb 28 6-8 pm and
Saturday Mar 2nd  10am-12pm at Kenhill Center
Job fair – Saturday March 16, 9am-1pm
Dream It Be It for girls after school in BHS room T5 starts - Feb 19 runs for 7 weeks
Girls Count group at BYFS Kenhill Center starts in March and they can call for details 301-809-3033


BOWIE HIGH SCHOOL

 MATH SAT PREP

 BEGINNING

 JANUARY 7TH


 Who: Open to all BHS students

 What: Includes SAT test taking tips,  practice math questions and tutoring from teachers

 When: Every Monday from 2:30PM – 3:30PM

 Where: M-2

  


IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:


PGCPS SAT’s for Juniors: Wednesday March 6th


2019 SAT Testing Dates: March 9th, May 4th, June 1st


*~* Please sign up outside of the admin suite  or see Ms Delaney, Ms Lopes, Ms Srinivasan or Ms Raymundo*~*


MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Are you a member of the BHS family but haven't joined the PTSO yet?  Please consider joining our community of parents, teachers, and students all working together to make Bowie great!

1. Click here to complete the online membership form.

2. Visit our store in the menu above to pay your dues through PayPal.

3. Alternative:  Click here to download our membership form.

Volunteer Finger Printing Info./Safeschools Training Link


Every school year volunteers must have their finger prints taken and take Safe Schools training classes to stay in compliance with the PGCPS guidelines. A copy of the finger printing receipt and the certificate of completion must be emailed to

Mrs. Nicole Mintz

Parent Engagement Assistant

Bowie High School
(M) 301-805-2600 Ext 80643


Finger Printing Process 2018/2019


STRESS!  STRESS!  STRESS! STRESS!  STRESS!  STRESS!  STRESS! 

Are you stressed? Is your child stressed?


Register for Bowie Youth and Family Services Fall Groups


Bowie Youth & Family Services (BYFS) offers counseling for all families in the City who have children in the home who are high school age or younger.


Registration is open for four group programs this fall. The first, Calm, Confident Kids, is designed to help school-aged children develop strategies for managing worries. The second fall group, The Active Parenting Program, is open to parents with school-aged children or teens. Our third group, Girls Count, is an after-school program for 9-12th grade girls. Finally, our popular ADHD Group, for 7 to 11-year old children with Attention-Deficit Disorder and their parents, will begin in October.  Families are encouraged to call 301-809-3033 for more information, to register, or to arrange for an appointment.


2019 High School and Middle School summer programs


MIDDLE SCHOOL APPLICATION:

 
HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION:


Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO)

Resume Writing and Interviewing Workshop

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO)

2018 Summer Opportunities


REMINDER!!! REMINDER!!! REMINDER!!!
SAT DATES FOR SPRING 2019

Fall SAT dates: 10/6, 11/3, & 12/1. Registration is 1 month prior to the test date.
Students should take the SAT at least one time coming into senior year. See CollegeBoard for more info.

PARCC testing

    Test window: TBD

Navy Ball Promo

SchoolMax

Schedules will be available to freshman on August 31st at orientation.  All other students will receive their schedule on the first day of school.  SchoolMax should resume functioning on August 31st.

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.

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Giant 

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Safeway 

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Harris Teeter

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