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. Attend back to school night(s): Main building - Tue. Sept 11th, 6:30pm; Annex - Tue. Sept 13th, 6:30pm
2. Visit the main PGCPS site regularly for a ton of helpful information. You might want to start by reviewing the calendar
3. 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 first workshop will be Tuesday, Sept. 25th.
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:

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.

PARENT SURVEY
Calling all BOWIE High School Parents!  Adolescent behaviors affect children of all demographic groups, regardless of education, income, race, or culture.   Please find attached a copy of a Parent Letter and Research Announcement about an online Parent Survey on Parenting and Adolescent Behavior.   Let's show our school's level of parental involvement by completing this online research survey during the week of October 1st - 5th, 2018.  In the information attached, you will find the link to access the online research survey.  Any information you provide in this survey will be completely anonymous.  Your participation in this worthwhile Parent Survey would be greatly appreciated.  You may also access the survey directly by clicking on the link below to visit our secure website at: 

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.


Save the Date: Passport to Success Expo

Featuring College and Career Readiness and Family Institute

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
OXON HILL HIGH SCHOOL
8:00 AM TO 2:00 PM


HBCU College Application Day


IGO/ICC Presents HBCU For Life:  College Application Day

College Application Day will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Ivy Youth and Family Center.  Application fees will be waived for the first 115 PGCPS Seniors.


Date: September 22, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Place: Ivy Youth and Family Center

          6118 Walton Avenue

          Suitland, Maryland 20746

Email: HBCUforlife@igoaka.org for additional information.


College Fair

Date: Thursday October 25, 2018

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Place: Bowie High Cafeteria

Note: Financial Aid presentation at 7pm. 

Come hear reps from US Dept of Education & Maryland Higher Education Commission

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

School ID:  5271

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