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Campus bounces back after vandalism

Campus bounces back after vandalism

Shruti Patel and Rachel Baschnagel

February 8, 2019


Filed under Announcements, News

On the morning of Dec. 13, students and staff were welcomed to school with an estimated 75 to 100 broken windows in the fine arts and athletic halls. In the aftermath of this vandalism, the Parent-Student-Teacher Association (PTSA) stepped up and held a fund raiser for school repairs and improvements. ...

The Dispatch Online earns Pacemaker finalist position

Rachel Baschnagel, Online Copy Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Announcements, Brief, News

3,249 pageviews. 1,710 sessions. 1,431 users. In the days following the recent vandalism at Bowie, these were the numbers seen on The Dispatch Online as members of the community flocked to Bowie’s own student-run news site for their up-to-date and in-depth news.   A few weeks later, on Wednesday, Jan. 9, the...

Vandalism at Bowie Update

Vandalism at Bowie Update

Mo Orr, Online Editor-In-Chief

December 14, 2018


Filed under Announcements, News

On the morning of December 13th, an estimated 75 to 100 or more windows were broken out of classrooms, offices, entry and exit doors to the fine arts and athletic halls as well as academic buildings by an unidentified vandal. Since that time new information has come in about the event, and work has continue...

Choir students prevail

Choir students prevail

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

November 16, 2018


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The choir grasps their breath as they prepare to sing at the TMEA All-State Choir. Twenty one Bulldog Choir students attended the TMEA Pre-Area Audition where they competed against nearly 110 other students from all over the region for the top 5 spots in each section. “We had ten students place, three...

Speech and Debate win big

Speech and Debate win big

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 30, 2018


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JBHS students dominated at the Saint Mary’s Hall this weekend. JBHS competed with students from across the country. JBHS debate came out with many awards and received 2nd place team sweepstakes. Some of the awards handed out to JBHS students include the following: Individual Awards: Jason Saladiner...

Bowie Ofrenda kicks off this week

Bowie Ofrenda kicks off this week

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 29, 2018


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The Bowie  Ofrenda will take place this week, October 29th to November 2nd, in the library. The Bowie week of the ofrenda is offering memories to loved ones who have passed on. This celebration dates back thousands of years in Mexico. This time of year, the Dia De Los Muertos season is an importa...

Same Difference wins the crown

Mo Orr, Online Editor-In-Chief

October 29, 2018


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The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA), an international student press association that helps critique and allow improvement within educational press programs- much like the JBHS Yearbook. The 2018 yearbook, Same Difference, has been awarded a crown from the CSPA out of New York. A crown...

Cross country breaks records

Cross country breaks records

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Brief, Sports

Adrenaline coursed through their veins as James Bowie High School’s girls cross country team competed at the competition in hopes of making it to the state for the first time in JBHS history. One of the team members, freshman Lily Erb is honored to be a part of such a memorable team. “I fel...

Debate team dominates at tournament

Debate team dominates at tournament

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Students take a deep breath and deliver their speech which they have worked hard on for months, and now it has paid off. Recently, Bowie Speech and Debate competed at the Austin HS tournament and outperformed. The speech and debate at Bowie dedicates hours into preparing to deliver a speech in hopes o...

Jury Service Film Challenge

Jury Service Film Challenge

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 24, 2018


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The Jury Service Film Challenge is a collaboration of the District clerk and members of the Count Judiciary. The challenge gives teenage students and participants an opportunity to help understand and honor the community’s juror, students create a 2 to 4 minute about Jury service to apply. The top ...

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