Programs Excellent Academic Program: J.J. Bowlen offers a strong academic program and continues to excel in Provincial Achievement Testing in all four core subject areas. Fine Arts Program: Students celebrate their G.I.F.T.S. by sharing their talent in our Spring Fine Arts Gala. They sing, act, play an instrument, and display their art! Students that get involved in this amazing gala won't be disappointed! Athletic Program: At JJ Bowlen, a variety of inter-school teams are organized. All students are encouraged to try out for school teams. Through league play and tournaments a positive atmosphere and school spirit is built to make JJ Bowlen a better place. These games are played after school and occasionally there are weekend tournaments. Consider joining these teams:BadmintonBasketballCross CountryCurlingSlow PitchSoccerTrack and FieldVolleyballVariety of Complimentary Courses: We offer a wide variety of option courses including French, Music, Foods and Fashion, Art, Drama, Communications Technology, Environmental Education, Physical Education Leadership and Construction and Design.Grade 7 Option DescriptionsGRADE 7 OPTION DESCRIPTIONS.pdfGrade 8 Option Descriptions GRADE 8 OPTION DESCRIPTIONS.pdfGrade 9 Option DescriptionsGRADE 9 OPTION DESCRIPTIONS.pdfAdditional focuses include:Daily Physical Activity Program: The goal of Daily Physical Activity (DPA) is to increase students' physical activity levels. DPA is based on the belief that healthy students are better able to learn and that school communities provide supportive environments for students to develop positive habits needed for a healthy, active lifestyle. Honour Art: Honors Art provides students extra opportunities to practice and share their creativity in visual arts. Students will be amazed at what they learn and the quality of their art pieces! Students go beyond what they learn in the curriculum in class to expand their creativity. Honour Band: Students join the Honors Band to express their musical talents! Our awesome band plays at events, and takes it on the road! Students go beyond what they learn in the curriculum in class to expand their creativity.