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The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

Bill 17 bans DEI offices on campuses
Bill 17 bans DEI offices on campuses
Savannah Riggins, News Editor • May 22, 2024

On June 17, 2023 Texas Senate Bill 17 was passed. Following it’s passage, the impact of Texas Senate Bill 17 is reverberating throughout the state’s educational landscape, promoting a wave of reactions...

Senior Goodbyes 2024
Senior Goodbyes 2024
Editorial Team May 17, 2024

Coming into our last year in this program, every member of the Dispatch leadership team had a rough relationship with one another; we either didn’t know each other, were scared of each other, or blatantly...

CAMPAIGNING CONTEST: Junior Noble Cox gives out candy to potential voters to help attract them to his booth and sway voters in his direction for student council president on election day, April 30. Cox won in the election and will be co-president along side close friend Emiliano Martinez.
Student council runs annual elections
Peyton Dorsey, News Editor • May 17, 2024

As the votes for the year have been cast and tallied up, juniors Noble Cox and Emiliano Martinez are ecstatic to have been elected as the co-presidents of Bowie’s student council for the 2024-2025...

SMILING BIG: Senior Nadia Ramirez holds her Eagle Scout certificate in hand as she poses for the camera. Ramirez first joined the Boy Scouts of America in 2021, after being inspired by her brother, who was named an Eagle Scout in 2020.
Senior Eagle Scout makes an impact
Savannah Riggins May 20, 2024

The sun shines bright as Senior Nadia Ramirez hangs the final evacuation sign on the fence surrounding Bowie High School, she is filled with a sense of pride. Ramirez joined Boy Scouts in 2021. That decision...

LASER FOCUSED: Senior Joopsy Addison works hard on her latest animation project, using a tablet and pen. Addison plans to pursue an animation degree in college.
Bowie students advance careers in Animation III class
Asher Hagan, Executive Editor: Art/ Graphics • May 14, 2024

As senior Monica Arce moves her stylus, the final line is placed, and as she pushes play to view her final product, a sense of satisfaction washes over her. She has spent hours on her animations and draws...

Girl Scouts discover new opportunities
Girl Scouts discover new opportunities
Katie Grumet, Dispatch Reporter • May 13, 2024

According to the AP News, in 2021, the youth membership in Girl Scouts declined 30% from about 1.4 million to around 1 million in one year. This decline was due partly to the pandemic but also due to a...

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RUNNING FOR GLORY:  Freshman Ellie Grigsby finishes an important hand-off to keep Bowie’s chances of winning alive. Grigsby had a very successful first track season as a bulldog.
Freshman Lady ‘Dawg track hotshot
Caroline Baxter, Dispatch Reporter • May 21, 2024

Running towards victory, Freshman Ellie Grigsby completes a hand-off during a relay at a track meet. Grigsby is a multi-sport athlete and is one of the most successful freshmen at Bowie. Grigsby hasn’t...

ON THE HUNT: Running towards goal, Ava Grosso keeps calm and readies herself to shoot. Grosso finished the season as the Lady ‘Dawgs top scorer.
Superb striker Ava Grosso commits to top Division One
Kate Davis and Cooper Ceniceros-Fike May 17, 2024

Stadium lights shining down, grass covering her shins, junior Ava Grosso keeps her eye on the net as she prepares to score. Grosso began playing soccer as a child, when her parents placed her on a recreational...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT:  Senior Lucas Burcham practicing his volleyball serve after school. The tournament is only a couple weeks away, starting the first week of May.
Bowie boys ready to compete in volleyball tournament
Sam Vane, Sports Editor • May 16, 2024

Every year when April turns to May, the Bowie girls volleyball team has a special event unique to Bowie. While many sports are ending they suit up again for this competitive tournament; the boy’s volleyball...

WEAPONS UP: Sophomore Gabriella Bochey, sophomore Will Olenick, and senior Austin Ikard pose with their Nerf guns. Their team, the Adderall Annihilators, lost in the third round of the Nerf war.
Students fiercely compete for annual Nerf championship
Savannah Linscomb May 20, 2024

Foam bullets fly through the cool spring air as students engage in stakeouts, battle, and dueling. Bowie Nerf War is back for 2024, bringing new rules to the age old tradition. Seniors Lucas Burcham and...

CAKE TO THE FACE:  Lillian Joy, Tess Roadman and Caroline Otstott end the play Crimes of the Heart by smearing cake onto each others face. They are participating in Bowie’s one-act plays, short productions directed by seniors that delve into emotional topics.
Seniors use their shows as a platform for awareness
Asher Hagan, Executive Editor: Arts & Graphics • May 17, 2024

As senior Olivia Taylor looks around at people lined up to audition, the nerves of directing their own theater production start to creep up. And as the next person steps up to audition, they push the feeling...

CELEBRATION STATION: Senior Finnegan Alexander stands center stage, with flowers, balloons, and a sash, after being named the winner of Bowie’s Got Talent. Alexander performed a rendition of My Way by Frank Sinatra.
School tradition returns to the stage
Charlotte Schwarte, Dispatch Reporter • May 8, 2024

Gazing down on the audience stretched before them, the spotlight brightens on the performers' faces. On Saturday, March 30, the Student Council and the fine arts programs sponsored Bowie’s Got Talent...

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