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Congressional team dominates competitors

Congressional team dominates competitors

Mikayla Zellner, Entertainment Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Speech and Debate team recently competed in the Texas Forensic Association (TFA) State tournament in San Antonio. Junior Brianna Rodriguez, junior Amy Shreeve and senior Zachary Houdek won three out of the four congress spots, qualifying for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) competition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In the...

Nintendo Direct Announcement: New Super Smash Bros.

Nintendo Direct Announcement: New Super Smash Bros.

Robbie Warhola, Online Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Online

Smash four, the party game of despair or victory. Invite a few friends over, plug in those GameCube controllers into your Wii U and choose your fighter. With the new Super Smash Brothers game being announced for the Nintendo Switch, many Smash four gamers are hyped and waiting for more information. ...

SXSW is back

SXSW is back

Ellie Coulston, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Online

South by Southwest, SXSW, is annual music festival since 1987 that happens in downtown Austin, Texas. From March 9 to March 18, around 300,000 people came into Austin to see the performers and artists.   “SXSW is such an amazing event and it is one of my favorite events of the year. There are so ma...

Moving along through music

Moving along through music

Austyn Keelty, Photo Editor

March 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Online

Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen… whether it was in the basement of a suburban home or the band hall of a middle school, these famous guitarist all had to start somewhere. Often times people hear inspiring stories about a child who dreamed of becoming like their role model and pushed...

Mary Poppins, practically perfect in every way

Mary Poppins, practically perfect in every way

Jadon Alvarez, Entertainment Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Bowie musicals are known for bringing the play to life with the crowd cheering along. Considering that Tommy and Tarzan were such great successes, the audience learned that whatever musical the Starlight Theatre Company decided to perform next would be one people would be raving about for the next coup...

Calling all dancers: competition season has started

Calling all dancers: competition season has started

Mikayla Zellner, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

It’s finally the time of year when the Silver Stars put away their pom poms and begin to vigorously rehearse their intricate competition dances. Because competition season is upon them, the team is working hard in practice to perfect their routines. “The Silver Stars have grown so much, they’re w...

Black Panther Album contains some of the best music of 2018 so far

Michael Sugrue, Online Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Online, Review

On February ninth Kendrick Lamar and other various artist released the soundtrack for the Marvel Black Panther Movie that released today. Lamar took the lead on the album and wanted to tie it to the movie which is set in the fictional African country of Wakanda,but also have a California vibe by addin...

Childhood stars then and now

Kaitlyn Zellner, Online Managing Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

  Zendaya Coleman then and now. On the left, Coleman poses at one of her first events at the Variety 4th Annual Power of Youth Event in 2010 at age 14. On the right, she is seen strutting her stuff at the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie premiere at age 21. Zendaya first started her career out on the hit Disney Channel show, Shake It Up, at ag...

Silver stars winter show

Madisen Johnson, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Bowie Fall Showcase is a performance to show the talents and skills that the dance students and silver stars have learned so far this year. The show is premiering  on Thursday November 30th, and is open to anyone. The show consists of the dancers performing in large groups, small groups and solo d...

Mary Poppins Takes Over Bowie

Ellie Coulston, Online Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Online

Mary Poppins has come to Bowie High School and has taken over theater. Mary Poppins is showing in the Bowie High School theater on January 11-14 and January 18-21. “The best part about working on this show is the people that I have met and just how much we have together on and off stage,”...

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