WHAT'S NEW

8th Grade Promotion-

Tuesday 6/18 - Meet at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center at 8:30 (on time!). After practicing for the promotion ceremony,  buses will take students to Great America. Students will return to BOWDITCH by bus around 5:30 pm or 6:00 pm. Students who are not attending Great America will be returned to school after the promotion practice, and are expected to be at school that day.

 

Wednesday 6/19 - Regular Wednesday schedule - breakfast and time to sign yearbooks in the gym beginning 2nd Period.

 

Thursday 6/20 - Report directly to the San Mateo Performing Arts Center at 10:00 am. Doors open for families at 10:30 am, and the ceremony starts at 11:00 am. Please remember the dress code guidelines. Students are dismissed directly from the ceremony. The promotion dance is at the Foster City Recreation Center at 7 pm.

 

HELP- Here are some opportunities to help with 8th grade promotion.  Please click here to sign up.

 

Maze Day- Attention 6th and 7th Graders. Reminder for rising 7th and 8th grade Bowditch students: This year Maze Day is on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 pm for 7th and 8th graders. If necessary you can attend in the morning hours 9-11am but it will be very crowded with incoming 6th graders. Please attend to take your yearbook and ID photo*, hand in your required forms (available the week prior to Maze day on Bowditch website) and purchase any needed PE clothes or agendas/locks.

 

*  A make up day for ID/yearbook photo will be scheduled during the first month of school year. If you are unable to attend Maze day, hand in forms on the first day of school, and make purchases during the first week, availability to be posted at a later date.

 

If you have any questions, please email Lauren Mansfield or Mima Masarova at bowditch.ptsa@gmail.com.

PE Clothes and Locks- Pre-orders for PE Clothes and Locks have closed. 

 IMPORTANT DATES

Tue, June 18 - Bowditch 8th  Grade Promotion Stage Rehearsal at SMPAC and Trip to Great America
Thu, June 20- Bowditch Promotion Ceremony and Party
Thu, June 20-  Last Day of School
Thu, Aug 8- Maze Day
Tue, Aug 13- First Day of School

 REMINDERS

Hillsdale High School Programming- Information and Open House- A a number of programming opportunities are coming up for incoming students.  Please click here for more details and visit with your student to select classes.

SMHS Athletics- From Mr Scheller:
Summer Practice Schedule for those rising 9th Graders who will be participating in Athletics at SMHS in the fall:

Bearcat Families

Here is an announcement we have regarding summer practices. Please email the coach for more details. You don't have to participate until after you graduate middle school. It's a good idea to reach out to the coach to let them know you are interested.

https://sanmateoathletics.org/…/06/03/summer-workout-sched…/

Also, please make sure you are medically cleared prior to participating in the Summer.

https://www.smuhsd.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=2376

GO BEARCATS!!!

California Distinguished School Award- Bowditch was nominated under the category of Exceptional Student Performance for Two Consecutive Years, and this year out of all of San Mateo County, we are one of only three middle schools who received the California Distinguished School Award. It is an honor!.  More information about the program can be found here   Congratulations to the Bowditch teachers, students, parents and community!

San Mateo Foster City School District Calendars- The district recently announced school calendars for the next two years 

PTSA Annual Direct Donation- We STILL need your help! Our contributions are still very low.  We are not increasing our budget this year so still asking only $225 for a total budget of $120K. $225 is the least amount  being requested by local middle & elementary schools in our district. Any amount is valuable. Here is the form. You can also donate online via PayPal.   

Bowditch FAQs- You can find answers to important questions here

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Volunteer Opportunities - Every Volunteer Hour Counts!

Please help us document our volunteer hours. For more information on what you can count towards your volunteer hours, please click here. To enter your hours, please click here.

Best Wishes
- The Bowditch PTSA

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