News & Events

You’ve come to the right place to find all the latest happenings at Bowie Unified School District. We share news and upcoming events as well as announcements, notices, and awards.


Our March newsletter is hot off the press! Please take a minute to read our current newsletter. Learn about important news and events happening at Bowie Schools.

Thoughtful Life Conversations: Advance Care Planning Workshop

We invite you to join us on Thursday, April 4 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. for an advance care planning workshop. The workshop will be at the Bowie USD offices in the governing boardroom in the admin building. When it comes to end-of-life care, one conversation can make all the difference. This one-hour workshop helps people begin the conversation and outlines a clear process for them to ensure that their priorities and preferences for end-of-life care are known, documented, and honored. Please see our workshop flyer for more information and details on how to register.

Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Bowie USD’s teacher of the year, Kelly Zamudio! Thank you for supporting Bowie students. Best of luck at the county competition.

Peer-To-Peer Class

Nami is hosting a free peer-to-peer class from March 1 through April 12 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the Bowie board room. The seven-week session is for adults with mental health challenges who are looking for a better understanding of their condition and journey toward recovery. Please see our peer-to-peer class flyer for additional details.

Family-To-Family Course

Nami is hosting a free family-to-family course from March 1 through May 10 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Bowie High School. The program will balance skills training with self care, emotional support, and empowerment. Please see our family-to-family course flyer for more information.

Bowie Alumni Spring Luncheon

We invite you and your guests to our Bowie alumni spring luncheon on Saturday, March 30 at 11:30 a.m. at U-Like Oriental Buffet at 5101 North Oracle Road in Tucson. Please do not pay at the front desk. Let them know that you are with the Bowie alumni group, and they will direct you to a meeting room in the back. We will pay our server with cash or credit/debit card. The cost of the buffet without drink is $10.00, and the cost of the buffet with drink is $12.47. The prices include the senior rate, sales tax, and gratuity. We look forward to seeing you there!

Fort Bowie National Historic Site News Release

For Immediate Release: February 19, 2019

Contact: Fort Bowie NHS Visitor Center (520) 847.2500, ext. 25

Explore the Wild Side of Fort Bowie: Photography Workshop

Spring is a beautiful time to visit Fort Bowie National Historic Site, as wildflowers begin to add color to the landscape. On March 25, and again on April 8, join a park ranger and park volunteer on an expedition to identify and photograph the stars of the spring show. Beginning at the trailhead at 10:00 a.m., the two and a half hour guided walk, “Macro Photography and Plant Identification,” follows the one and a half mile trail from the Fort Bowie NHS trailhead to the fort ruins and park visitor center. 

As a participant in the hike, you will learn about the varied ecosystems of Fort Bowie NHS while enjoying the short-lived spring wildflowers. Participants will explore macro photography through demonstrations and on-the-trail picture exercises, learning techniques to produce well-balanced images of the seasonal flowers and plants of Fort Bowie. Program leaders will help to identify the blooms and plants, as well as helping participants to understand the macro functions of their cameras. 

The program is intended for beginning photographers. Bring your own camera with macro function. If possible, bring the camera's manual.

Meet the Ranger at the Fort Bowie Trailhead on Apache Pass Road at 10:00 a.m., prepared to hike. Along with your camera and manual, come dressed for the weather with water, snacks or lunch, sunscreen, a hat, and hiking boots. The program concludes at the location of the historic Fort Bowie and the Fort Bowie visitor center; participants walk the one and a half mile trail back to their vehicles on their own.

There is no charge to visit Fort Bowie or for participation in this special program, but we require reservations (limit of 15 persons per program). Call the visitor center at (520) 847.2500, extension 25, to sign up for the hike.

Arizona Nut Company

Thank you Juaquin Fierro and Sherry Sohl, for the wonderful learning opportunities at Arizona Nut Company! Students and teachers alike enjoyed learning about the pistachios. Did you know that pistachios have many nutrients and are high in antioxidants? Pistachios are a member of the cashew family. Thank you for providing an educational tour of the facility.