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The annual musical premieres

The annual musical premieres

Shruti Patel, Online Managing Editor

January 16, 2020

This week is the start of the musical, Big Fish, hosted by the Starlight Theatre Company. Big fish is a story of Edward Bloom, a man who lives an extraordinary life according to the stories told by his son, Will. However, Will does not think there is any truth to his father's tells. When Edward's...

STC children’s show

STC children’s show

Savi Kulkarni, J1 Reporter

January 3, 2020

This year the Starlight Theater Company is putting children's shows that are going to be performed at different elementary schools on November 12 and13. Theatre teacher Betsy Cornwell helped start the children's shows back in 2003. Each show is chosen and directed by a senior in the program. Some of...

Debate team wins bids at tournament in Illinois

Callie Payne, Entertainment Editor

December 19, 2019

As debate members reminisce on their trip during Thanksgiving break, they reflect on competing in their debate tournament and exploring the city of Chicago. The debate team traveled to Illinois during the first week of November to The Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament. “I was so excited to go on this trip...

Dance shines in the annual fall show

Dance shines in the annual fall show

Anna Holme, Dispatch Reporter

December 18, 2019

Silver Stars and the fine arts department create a performance involving new techniques The Fall Dance Showcase was comprised of two shows, in which every dance class and team at Bowie showcased dances that they had been working on.  The dance teachers that put this show together are Leanne Bilno...

Bowie dominates at the jazz auditions

Shruti Patel, Online Managing Editor

December 4, 2019

Region 18 Jazz band auditions were held last night at LBJ High School. Congratulations to the following students who earned a chair placement! Will Grossenbacher -1st Chair Tenor James Bautch- 3rd Chair Alto Richard Mitchell-6th Chair Trumpet Andrew Graham- 8th Chair Trumpet Jacob Graybill- 2nd...

The Dispatch Podcast: Viral Magician Zack Ladden [S2E9]

The Dispatch Podcast: Viral Magician Zack Ladden [S2E9]

Austin Civatte, Podcast Host

November 22, 2019

Read the newspaper story on this topic here! In episode 21, podcast host Austin Civatte sits down with sophomore and viral magician Zack Ladden to discuss his recent fame, and how his odd hobby came to be. You can follow Ladden on Instagram to see his tricks up close: @zackladden ...

Kindness challenge promotes student unity

Kindness challenge promotes student unity

Corinne Piorkowski, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2019

Silver Stars better Bowie community with weekly acts of thoughtfulness and service In order to make Bowie a more welcoming community and school, Silver Stars and Star Dancers have begun kindness challenges that the girls on the team participate in weekly. “Every week, Ms. Bilnoski and I give the Silver St...

The Dispatch Podcast: Cabaret [S2E7]

The Dispatch Podcast: Cabaret [S2E7]

Austin Civatte, Reporter

November 15, 2019

In episode 19, podcast host Austin Civatte sits down with senior and student cabaret director Anika Scoma, to discuss the start to finish process of directing the annual choir spectacle. To read the story about this years cabaret show click here! ...

October’s biggest ink drawing challenge: Inktober

October’s biggest ink drawing challenge: Inktober

Cassidy Pesek, Dispatch Reporter

November 15, 2019

To improve the skills of aspiring artists throughout the country, a drawing challenge was created for the month of October. The challenge, known as Inktober, is an opportunity for interested artists to create pieces on a daily basis. Inktober has thirty-one prompts for the thirty-one days in the mont...

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