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Five ways to stay productive and entertained while quarantined

Five ways to stay productive and entertained while quarantined

Cade Spencer, Managing Editor

March 18, 2020

On Tuesday, March 17, Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt declared that gatherings of 10 or more people in the Travis Country area would be banned until deemed safe. In accordance with this ordinance and other social distancing policies, students find themselves quarantined in their homes.  “I’ve been doing nothing because my parents won’t let me go out of...

Advice for incoming freshman

Advice for incoming freshman

February 27, 2020

As the 2019-2020 year goes by, Bowie continues to prepare for next year's incoming freshman. Reporters Natalie Cullen and Izzy Rejino asked current freshmen about their first year on campus.

Mr. Bulldog 2020

February 25, 2020

Mr. Bulldog is an annual competition held by the Student Council to recognize excelling junior and senior boys. Reporters Natalie Cullen and Izzy Rejino put together the highlights from this event.

A look behind the Children’s Shows

Azul Lin, Reporter

February 24, 2020

 As the curtains closed on the fall shows, Children’s Shows took the stage and stepped into the spotlight. The Children’s Shows are a chance for senior directors to show off what they’ve learned over the years, and an opportunity for freshmen and sophomores to shine. On the day of auditions, cuts of the shows are posted in the...

Big Fish makes a spectacular splash

Big Fish makes a spectacular splash

Rae Gray, Photo Editor

February 21, 2020

Fine arts works hard to put on their whimsical musical As the lights flicker in the theater signaling to the buzzing audience that the show is ready to commence, the actors ready themselves for a show of a lifetime. Technical managers and actors had spent countless nights at rehearsals and hours perfe...

Silver Stars start competition season with hard work

Silver Stars start competition season with hard work

Callie Payne, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2020

As the Silver Star dancers get ready for their rigorous competition season ahead, they rehearse hundreds of times before they are able to get their routines to be flawless. After the football season is finished, the Silver Stars start practicing until their competition season, which starts in Februar...

Little fish are cast for leads in ‘Big Fish’

Little fish are cast for leads in ‘Big Fish’

Callie Payne, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2020

In a rare move, theater directors pick two freshman for important roles in play The audience applauds in awe as freshman Lainey Killian and freshman Javier Lozano bow, concluding their first high school musical. The Big Fish Musical was showcased on January 16-19 and January 23-26. This year, two fr...

BEHIND THE SCENES: Big Fish the Musical

BEHIND THE SCENES: Big Fish the Musical

Anna Holme, Reporter

January 31, 2020

Big Fish experiments with stories that are larger than life Towards the end of January, the Starlight Theatre Company put on their annual musical. This year featured, “Big Fish,” a story about a father with wild stories and a son who’s hesitant to believe them. The show was originally based o...

The Dispatch Podcast: Big Fish [S2E11]

The Dispatch Podcast: Big Fish [S2E11]

Austin Civatte, Podcast Host

January 30, 2020

Read more about Big Fish here! In episode 23, juniors Rohith Chindalore and Aiden Garcia discuss their roles in Bowie's 2020 Musical, "Big Fish." Based on the 2003 film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish is a magical story about a son reconnecting with his father near his death, and uncovering his re...

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