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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

HELPING HANDS: As the tents were set up with different organizations underneath each one, each non-profit had a different activity to offer. Activities ranged from button making, visiting with puppies, making bracelets and many different things for all different age groups.

Bowie band gives back through different organizations

Dylan Zellner, News Editor May 3, 2022

Lacking the confidence, know-how, and resources to gain literacy skills, youth all around central Texas struggle to learn how to read. Book Spring is a non-profit serving the community to help combat this...

PICKING THE PERFECT ONE: Senior Kira Sanders looks through many seeming endless aisles and racks of dresses to find an interesting dress. There are many different options when it comes to deciding on a dress such as fit, style, cut, color, material and many more factors.

Planning for the perfect prom night

Nicole Rooney, Entertainment Editor April 22, 2022

Students plan and prepare for a night of dancing and fun using different methods For many seniors, prom is an event that is very exciting. All students prepare for this day for different amounts of time;...

Students in choir win TMEA All-State

Students in choir win TMEA All-State

March 17, 2022

Sophomore Ashira Fronk and Finn Alexander felt their hands clamming up. They had been preparing for months. It was finally time to step on the stage and preform. Twenty minutes later, results were out....

STRUMMING A TUNE: Sophomore Sharon Carson plays music on her guitar outside. Carson decided to pursue her interest in music, and that hobby has developed into a passion.

Sophomore finds creative passion through a new hobby

Nicole Rooney, Entertainment Editor March 15, 2022

Sophomore Sharon Carson opens YouTube to learn more about things such as guitar chords and how to create a melody. Carson has gone through many methods to figure out what works best for her. She creates...

PRACTICING AT THE PARK: freshman Besa Carney plucks notes on her acoustic guitar. Carney has been playing guitar for over 11 years.

Besa Carney performs her art through multiple musical outlets and programs

Isabella del Nido, Arts/Graphics Editor March 14, 2022

As she peers into the crowd, freshman Besa Carney ponders the next strum of her guitar. On stage, she prepares herself as she perfectly places each finger feeling the strings, blinded by the spotlights,...

ALL TOGETHER: Teachers and students dance in the library to celebrate 2.22.22.

Special date brings community together

Nicole Rooney, Entertainment Editor March 1, 2022

As students gather in the hallways to celebrate, the clock is ticking. On Feb 22, 2022, students and teachers came together to sing, dance, and celebrate in the hallways as the time ticked down to 2:22....

Audrey Hagans Piece titled Lappel Du Vide.

Twelve students advance to state art competition

Dylan Ebs, Feature Editor March 1, 2022

Twelve students will have their art compete at the UIL Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) this April after advancing through a regional VASE competition on February 19. Art from 184 students were submitted...

With all the communal effort, tech theater is a close, dynamic, extremely adept group of students working together to build and create.

A day in the life of a tech theater student

Alli Ekrot, Dispatch Reporter February 17, 2022

‘Working 9-5’ would be an understatement for Bowie tech students working on the Dolly Parton musical. Techs worked, prepped and perfected their tasks everyday in preparation for 3 weeks of shows.  “We...

Even after passing away just around a month ago, Betty White still continues to not only be a role model for aspiring actors but also for the rest of America.

Students reflect on Betty White’s death

Claire Scott, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The world went quiet as the news announced that Betty White died on December 31, 2021.  White was born on January 17th, 1922, and was just about to reach 100 years old until her sudden passing due...

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