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Theatre takes a journey ‘Into the Woods’

Theatre takes a journey ‘Into the Woods’

Abbey Repka, Photo Essay Editor

October 11, 2019

Advanced musical theatre classes produce their take on another classic production As the curtain opens and the spotlight reflects off the stage, you can almost feel the audience’s anticipation and excitement in the air. Students in advanced musical theater recently put on two captivating performance...

The Apotheosis casts a choir soloist

The Apotheosis casts a choir soloist

Callie Payne, Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2019

Senior vocalist presents herself with a new a voice to the outdoor performing ensemble The lights shine down on senior Hannah Cherukuri as she begins to sing for the large audience. The stadium fills with melody as the band begins to play. The Bowie Band’s show this year is called The Apotheosis...

Debate takes on UIL

Caitlin Worthington, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2019

The past couple of weekends, Bowie students have traveled to compete in a number of academic UIL competitions. “Last weekend we got to attend the Jack C Hays invitational tournament,” Speech and Debate Senior Tate Weston said. “We won sweepstakes there!” In addition to Speech and Debate, t...

Senior directors take over the theater

Senior directors take over the theater

Naya Tillisch, Sports Editor

June 6, 2019

The lights glare down on the stage and the audience applauds as the curtains open and the seniors pray that the pieces they put their heart and souls into are delivered perfectly by their younger cast members. The senior one acts, which were available for other students to see from May 8-12, are short...

AISD’s summer production cast reaches grand heights

AISD’s summer production cast reaches grand heights

Amelie Hayne, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

Summer is coming up and the school year is finally coming to end, but that doesn’t stop the AISD theater program. This summer, students from around AISD will have the opportunity to participate in the upcoming summer musical. The summer musicals cast was decided by Randy Cantu and Marco Bazan fro...

Fine art classes visit Ireland

Fine art classes visit Ireland

Amanda Zinni, Staff Writer

May 27, 2019

In 2020, the award-winning band, choir, and orchestra programs will be going international, for they will be traveling across Ireland and performing concerts in Limerick and Dublin. The three programs are collaborating for the first time ever, playing different pieces that will highlight the talents o...

Senior Goodbyes

Senior Goodbyes

Abby Ong, Cianna Chairez, Jocelyn Brooks, and Maddy Rice

May 17, 2019

We started this year with an open letter to our Bowie community: a promise to do our best in proper coverage, correct any mistakes that occurred, and do justice to our role as student journalists. Through maintaining that promise, we learned about the continued importance of factual reporting, the effects...

Learning film-making in the real world

Learning film-making in the real world

Abby Ong, Senior Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

The sound of papers flipping fills the room as students follow along, reading a script for a short film. Austin Film Festival (AFF) director Olivia Riordan directs the class in processing the various writing techniques in screen-writing. Since early March, creative writing classes partnered with the AFF ...

Color guard goes global for world competition in China

Color guard goes global for world competition in China

Avery Shelton, Dispatch Reporter

April 19, 2019

Right around the time when students start preparing themselves for AP tests and spring finals, the color guard team is getting ready for a trip to Beijing, China to compete at Winter Guard International (WGI). After receiving an invitation, the color guard team is set to be the first All-American team to a...

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