Future of Bowen — David Vance

Hello Alumni members and Friends of Bowen,   I attended a recent Bowen LSC meeting (9-26).  The LSC Chair Anna Johnson reported that Greg Mitchell 7th Ward Alderman hosted a meeting with school administrators and Mayor, Rahm Emanuel.  Promoting Bowen and the per-engineering program was the major topic. I asked about specific improvements or if […]

Mexican Independence Parade 2017 in South Chicago

Hello Alumni Association and Bowen supporters,   We had an exciting parade float in the Mexican Independence Parade. The band played several songs including Santana’s “Oye Coma Va.” We were applauded on the route; people waved and clapped. The $100. in donation to rent the trailer an buy the decorations was money well spent. Most […]

Bowen’s Budget for 2017-18

Sourced from DNA Info. Above is the expected budget for Bowen HS. We are expected to drop down under 300 enrolled students and lose 349,699 dollars from last years budget. I looked at other school around us and its not just a Bowen thing its a neighborhood thing. I hope for all of those who […]

Saying goodbye to Principal Abdullah

I’m a little late with the news but if you haven’t heard already Principal Nia Abdullah is leaving bowen.  Here is a qoute from her facebook post: “Saying goodbye to your first love is bittersweet, but a respected colleague told me, sometimes you have to go to grow. So I’m going to grow but will […]

Sorry for the slow posting…..

I’ve been dealing with personal issues which has slowed me down on what I can do for the Bowen Alumni website. I really need help, its hard to do this all by myself. So if there is any alumni with skills to manage a website please get in contact with me. Personally I’m a tech […]

Bowen Marquee update by David Vance

Hello Alumni members and Bowen supporters, After more than three and one half years Bowen has a marquee with its name. We can now reclaim our name. We never changed our name to Baker. Note the electrical circuit is not installed.  Announcements and messages will be very easy to do on the digital circuit.   […]