See what Bowie High School in El Paso, TX is doing after it exits Stage 5 (academic probation). What direction does a school take when it loses state funding and additional resources won’t be available after it exits a state academic probation? Who gets the keys? What next? What can you do to keep your school competitive and successful? This presentation describes some of the strategies that will be adopted from High Schools That Work (HSTW). The strategies adopted by Bowie High School will be teacher driven and student focus. These strategies are recognize best practices that are research driven and proved to be effective at many schools with different demographics.