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Bowditch News

8th Grade Parent Information Night for District High Schools and Shadowing Information

Information about the San Mateo Unified High School District's parent information night and shadowing information can be found on their website. The high school district has provided multiple shadowing dates so students can attend without disruption to your current school schedule. Please make all efforts to avoid missing school days at Bowditch. Any shadow days that result in missing school will be considered an unexcused absence.

PE Fundraiser - Magazine Sales

Join our PE Department and Bowditch Students as they  raise money towards new PE equipment.  Every magazine subscription sold helps us meet our goal, and helps us raise money to support programs and activities. Will you please help your favorite student’s school or group by shopping in our online store? You can access the magazine sale through the American Publishers website. Just add your students name at the prompt and you'll begin raising funds with each purchase!

Text Messaging Service

Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more. You can participate in this service by sending a text message of "Y" or "Yes to our school's short code number, 67587.

You can also opt out of these messages at any time by replying to a message with "Stop". SchoolMessenger is compliant with the Student Privacy Pledge, so you can rest assured that your information is safe and will never be given or sold to anyone.

The 2018 PTSA Reflections Program

is pleased to announce that out of our 7 first place entries, 3 received the Award of Excellence (1st place in the District level competition) and have already been advanced to the California State PTA.  We will hear about the State PTA results in mid-March, but we will not get those entries back until after the PTA Convention (April 28-30). How exciting!

Our three candidates are:

  • Nicole Masarova- Literature
  • Lucas Immanuel- Film
  • Aditya Kishore- Photography

Thanks again to all the participants and we wish Nicole, Lucas, and Aditya the very best.

The Award of Merit, Honorable Mention, and Participation entries (all of the entries that did not advance to State PTA) will be displayed at the 17th District PTA's Founders Day Luncheon on Friday, Feb 10 at Dominic's at Oyster Point.  There will be a free viewing from 11:00 to 11:30 am; to attend and eat at the luncheon costs $25.  Here is the luncheon flyer.

Here are our overall results:

  • Jane Chen, Visual Arts, Merit
  • Lucas Immanuel, Excellence
  • Asuka Iwamoto, Visual Arts, Participation
  • Aditya Kishore, Photography, Excellence
  • Natalie Masarova, Dance Merit
  • Nicole Masarova, Literature,  Excellence
  • Amasha Perera, Music Merit