The Bulldog Breakdown 12/7: Phase 3 operations resumed and attendance incentives

Cade Spencer, Editor-in-Chief

“The Bulldog Breakdown” is a weekly news brief column that serves as an announcement board for upcoming events and opportunities in the Bowie community. On Mondays, “The Bulldog Breakdown” is published as a preview of the week’s planned activities. On Fridays, “The Bulldog Breakdown” is published again with information about student awards and accomplishments throughout the respective week. 


Phase 3 Operations Resumed

Monday, Dec. 7, marks the first day of resumed on-campus instruction following November break. After November break, the initial week of classes was made remote in order to allow time for participants of on-campus instruction to undergo self-quarantine or get a COVID-19 rapid test

Last Week of Classes

As of Friday, Dec. 11, classes for the Fall semester will conclude. In the following week on Monday, Dec. 14, students will adhere to a C-Day schedule that enables them to see all of their teachers before final exams. The rest of the week will be dedicated to final exams, and the revised schedule for examinations can be viewed in our story here

Attendance Incentives

As explained in our article about attendance incentives for the Fall 2020 final exams, students have the opportunity to receive up to two attendance incentives according to their respective amount of period absences. On Wednesday, Dec. 9, a complete list of students eligible for incentives will be posted on the BLEND Bowie Community Course. If a student believes their eligibility status has been mistaken, they should attend the Exam Incentive Help and Troubleshooting sessions during FIT or lunch on Thursay, Dec. 10 or Friday, Dec. 11. 

Peer Tutoring Opportunities

As final exams approach, the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society are hosting peer tutoring services where students can have a one-on-one study session with an upperclassmen on a virtual platform. If a student desires to sign up, they should contact their teacher for more information. 

Spanish Honor Society Casa Marianella Drive

The Spanish Honor Society has begun a collection drive for a local organization known as Casa Marianella. The drive will last until this Friday, Dec. 11 and a full list of requested items can be found on the Spanish Honor Society website. All donations can be dropped off in a large collection bin that will be placed at the school entrance during school hours. 

Tuesday, Dec. 8: Non-District Boys Basketball Game

Bowie Boys Basketball will face off against Temple Basketball at a home game at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 8: District Girls Basketball Game

Bowie Girls Basketball will face off against Del Valle Basketball at an away game at 8:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 11: District Girls Basketball Game

Bowie Girls Basketball will face off against Westlake Basketball at a home game at 8:00 p.m.