Bowman Eagle Gazette

September 6, 2019

Dear Parents,

We are truly excited to have your scholars in our school and classrooms. We are confident that a strong partnership with you will make an enormous difference in your scholar’s academic performance. We look forward to working with you this school year.


Educationally yours,


The Thea Bowman Leadership Academy Elementary Staff

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GAME ON!

This year our school-wide theme is games. All of the events and activities planned for this year will be centered around this theme. Check out some of the bulletin boards that our awesome staff have created.

Calling all 5th & 6th Grade Girls!!

Are you interested in becoming a cheerleader! Then join us on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. for our cheer clinic at the Elementary campus!


Are you interested in playing girls basketball? Then meet at the Middle/High campus (3401 W. 5th Ave.) on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm, for a Parent/Scholar meeting.

Upcoming Events

  • Our Open House is Tuesday, September 10, 2019, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Join us as we take you through a day in the life of a Thea Bowman scholar!
  • Progress Reports will be sent home on Thursday, September 19, 2019.
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Community Spotlight

Indiana University Northwest will be hosting the Annual Back to School Jamboree. See the flyer below for a list of sponsors and details of the event.
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Looking Good!

Our scholars are looking good in their Thea Bowman uniforms. Our goal is for 100% of scholars to be dressed correctly daily.


Beginning September 3, 2019, ALL scholars are expected to be in the correct uniform from head to toe.


Don't forget:


  1. A BELT MUST be worn with pants and shorts that have belt looks.
  2. Solid black, solid white or a combination of black and white shoes may be worn. No additional colors including the sole, logos, symbols and writing.
  3. For gym, jogging pants and shorts must be loose fitting-NO leggings, jeggings, fitted yoga pants, compression pants, etc.


Any scholars in violation of the uniform policy will be sent to the Dean's office and a parent will be contacted. Consistent violation of the policy will result in a discipline referral.

Morning Arrival Procedure

The safety of our scholars is our number one priority. Here are a few things to remember during your drop off experience:



  1. The drop off lane is the right-hand lane in front of the Polk street doors. The left-hand lane is the passing lane.
  2. Scholars are to exit from the RIGHT PASSENGER SIDE ONLY!!
  3. Parents, please do not park or exit vehicles in the drop off lane.
  4. Once scholars exit the vehicle safely, carefully merge into the passing lane by following the crossing guard's directions.
  5. If you need to park, please pull in front of the "DROP OFF ONLY" sign or the parking lot.


One of our male staff members will be there to greet you and your scholar with a smile!



We thank you all in advance for your cooperation!

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