The Dispatch

Senior Elizabeth Cluchey beams as she waves to her beloved teachers. Cluchey said that upon reflection of her high school career, it would be the family she had in the Starlight Theatre Company that she will miss the most.
Senior Send-Off Salute allows the Class of 2020 to take one last lap around campus
Cade Spencer, Managing Editor • June 8, 2020

No senior of the Class of 2020 could have predicted that the end of their senior year would consist of self-isolation and social distancing. Although there is yet to be an official graduation ceremony,...

Senior Ava Nielsen stands outside of her house with the Student Council sponsor Kaylin Brett, who gave her balloons and flowers. The student council also wrote Nielsen a letter congratulating her on her win.
Bowie Idol crown taken with "Queen"
Corinne Piorkowski, Entertainment Editor • May 14, 2020

The process of recording a video, mixing songs, coordinating outfit changes, filming different scenes, and blending it all together is not a job for just anyone, which is what it takes to participate in...

Lounging together, Junior Ellie Bible’s four new foster puppies enjoy the outdoors in a deck chair. Bible and her family decided to foster Boxer and Cocker Spaniel mix puppies to help support the shelters during the pandemic.
Students foster pets during quarantine to support shelters
Mia Folkers, Feature Editor • May 6, 2020

Opening your front door, you watch as a new puppy curiously runs to explore every room in the house. As its small paws quickly travel into your room, you imagine the millions of pictures and memories that...

Election coverage
October 19, 2020

The election is approaching which is affecting our community.

Netflix announced that some of their fan favorite shows, That 70s Show, Parks and Recreation, and The Office, will be removed from their platform.
Netflix removing popular shows
Cassidy Pesek, Writer • October 15, 2020

From popular sitcoms like That 70s Show, Parks and Recreation, The Office, and more, are being taken off of Netflix. In September, That 70s Show was removed from Netflix and has not been announced as to...

When students and staff return to in-person school, they will be required to undergo a screening process. Any student or staff member who fails the screening test will be required to stay at home until they meet the criteria to return to school. Mark Escott, the City of Austin Interim Health Authority, said at the meeting that he supports Austin ISD’s plan for reopening schools on the 5th.
AISD reopening plan amidst a pandemic
Dylan Ebs, Election 2020 Editor • October 14, 2020

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees met on September 28 to discuss the plans for the return to in-person school on October 5 and to vote on a proposed change to the 2019-2020 school calendar. When students...

Young voters reflect on the upcoming election
Young voters reflect on the upcoming election
October 16, 2020

Managing editors Natalie Cullen and Izzy Rejino ask seniors who are eligible to vote about the upcoming election.

Class of 2020 Faculty Send Off Salute
Class of 2020 Faculty Send Off Salute
June 3, 2020

On May 29, Seniors got the opportunity to drive by campus and a line of teachers. Congratulations to the class of 2020!

Why teachers love their jobs
Why teachers love their jobs
May 25, 2020

As the last week of online school comes to an end, reporters Izzy Rejino and Natalie Cullen ask Bowie teachers why they love their jobs!

The Dallas Cowboys (1-3) will host the New York Giants (0-4) on 10/11 at 3:25.
Cowboys vs Giants game preview
Luke Smith, Sports Writer • October 10, 2020

Preview: The Dallas Cowboys (1-3) will host the New York Giants (0-4) on 10/11 at 3:25. While this isn’t considered a marquee game going into the week, it’s an important divisional matchup as the NFC...

"Fine Line," released in 2019, is the second studio album from the Harry Styles, a past member of the band One Direction. The album covers a sweeping range of topics close to Styles
Fine Line: A fine listen
Carey Beth Wooley, Dispatch Reporter • June 1, 2020

Ever since his debut on the X-Factor in 2010, Harry Styles has held the world's focus. After One Direction started their hiatus, all the boys went their separate ways and began to release their own solo...

All American is a Netflix original that now has a total of two seasons. The show follows the journey of high school students, primarily football players, who battle with addiction, depression, and violence. Dispatch Reporter Callie Payne believes the show does an incredible job showcasing the true struggles of the teens as well as how they cope with and overcome their own challenges.
All American Season 2 tackles difficult teenage issues
Callie Payne, Entertainment Editor • May 22, 2020

Just a few weeks ago, the second season of All American came out on Netflix. The sports genre television series has created a buzz amongst social media users. The new season of this show covered many serious...

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