Bowie Independent School Trustees will meet at 7 a.m. on Aug. 31 to consider the 2016 tax rate and the 2016-17 budget.
The public hearing on both items will open the meeting. The school district is proposing a tax rate of $1.22 per $100 in assessed property value. It is $1.04 for maintenance and operation and .18 for debt service. This is a .76 percent increase from the 2015 tax rate of $1.1832.
In a 7:15 a.m. meeting the board will adopt the budget and tax rate, amend the present fiscal year budget, set the salary schedule for 2016-17 and commit the fund balance for district needs.
Nocona bands rehearse Christmas concert
The Nocona School bands will celebrate the season with a Christmas concert on Dec. 8 in the high school auditorium.
The high school band will play at 7 p.m. and the middle school band at 6 p.m.
Local band students try out for All-Region
Montague County’s two high school band programs sent large groups of students to the Association of Texas Small School Bands All-Region Band Auditions on Dec. 3 at Graham High School. Several earned spots in the band and advanced to audition at the area level. Read about all the students in your mid-week Bowie News.
Bowie bands prepare holiday concerts
The Bowie High School Band and Choir will present “A Christmas to Remember” at 7 p.m. on Dec. 5 in the high school gym.
The groups also will be collecting donation items such as gloves, socks, toboggans, throw blankets and personal heaters to be donated to the Bowie Mission.
The junior high band and choir will have their holiday concert from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 6 in the junior high auditorium.
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