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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 […]

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.   […]

Bowen Marquee update – David Vance

Hello Friends of Bowen High School, I want to thank everyone who worked with me and helped the students who spoke at the 2-22-17 Chicago Board Of Education meeting.  I think we got the ball rolling again for the school marquee. Here are the highlights: After they spoke the Facilities Manager called us into the […]

My First Season

Its been a few months since the end of the first season as a football coach Bowen. It was a different experience from prior years where I was just volunteering. This year was a commitment I couldn’t show up when I wanted during my free time. I enjoyed being more behind the scene. I like […]