LOCAL: Bowie parents’ meeting set for July 25

The Bowie Independent School District will have a parents’ meeting for athletes on July 25 in the Bowie High School commons.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.
Various sports teams will have tables set up, including primarily the fall sports teams of football, volleyball and cross country.
There will be new coaches’ introductions, athletic director Dylan Stark will speak and there will be a brief slideshow.
The main purpose of the parents’ meeting is to hand out paperwork, and provide information for the upcoming athletic year.
All athletes must sign and return the packet to their various sports coaches.
Forms include cardiac arrest awareness, concussion acknowledgement, steroids, the Bowie athletic policy agreement and extracurricular activities drug testing, the University Interscholastic League medical form and physical form.
Keep in mind, all students entering seventh-, ninth-, and 11th grade must also have a physical before participating in athletics this year. Read more in the July 22 Bowie News.

The Bowie High School football team will wear two different helmets for the 2017 season. The new helmet is chrome and features both a dazzling shine and maroon Jackrabbit. Bowie head football coach and athletic director Dylan Stark said the plan is to wear the helmets in “four or five games” this season. Bowie also wears a white helmet with a maroon Jackrabbit on it. (News photo by Eric Viccaro)