The Bowen Primary Academy Philosophy
Kindergarten year, a child begins to build a strong base for a later
Objectives for the
kindergarten program are to create the beginning base for development in
language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, health and physical
environment provides an exciting, satisfying learning environment
appropriate for five year old children. Learning takes place from the
time school starts until dismissal. A question which is sometimes asked
is, “Do we teach reading in Kindergarten?” The answer is, “yes, yes,
all day long!”
acquiring the necessary readiness skills to become competent readers and
through third grade classrooms also support the idea of a rich
learning environment, one that is conducive to an interest in and a
desire to read, develop an understanding of the base on which all future
mathematics learning is build and diversify these skills into social
studies, science, health & physical education.
Bowen Primary Academy was founded on the principle that students
need a basic and fundamental foundation – back to basics - for
future educational growth.
BPA School Calendar
||First day of school
– school closed
Day – no school
|December 23 –
January 7, 2003
Birthday No school
President’s Day No school
|March 24– 28
8:00am students on campus
8:30am class begins
currently located in Building B and is part of a one acre campus.
space for Kindergartners through Fifth Grade include learning centers.
are used in each classroom as an enhancement to basic phonics and math
Inside the Puppy
Patch Preschool Building A, is the Academy’s growing functional
Kindergarten through Fifth Grade students have regular scheduled library
time each week.
students recess will take place on a
designed for school aged children. Teachers will include specific game
rules as a part of lesson plans. Students will also have times for their own choice of outside
Teachers on staff at the Bowen Primary Academy
are college degreed individuals who were chosen for their zest to
traditionally educate young children.
All staff at the
Academy are required to complete background screening which provides
Our safety doors
and gates are to keep your child safe, not to keep parents out.
You are welcome to
visit, to eat lunch and to spend time with your child.
We know you care
about the happiness of your child. We want you to see that Bowen
Primary Academy cares too !
The Eagle’s Code
I am respectful. I am responsible. I am
safe. I am prepared.
am hear to learn. I will do nothing to keep the teacher from teaching.
I will do nothing to keep anyone, including myself, from learning. I
will cooperate with all school people.
By acting this way, I am capable
connected & contributing.
Student Dress Code
All students enrolled are required to comply with
the school’s published dress code.
Uniforms can be
purchased locally. Samples can be seen in the school’s library and
specific uniform information is available in the school’s office.