The Dispatch

The Dispatch Podcast – Mr Bulldog

Austin Civatte, Dispatch Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Student Feature, Student Life

In episode two, seniors Cade Blagdan, Peyton Ludemann, and Stephen Achilles dive into their experiences participating in the 24th Annual Mr Bulldog competition. ...

All-State Orchestra’s young musician

All-State Orchestra’s young musician

Mikayla Zellner, Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Grace Gum is one of the only freshman violaists to play in this competitive performance  Freshman Grace Gum will be one of the only freshmen to participate in the All-State orchestra competition on February 13-16. All-State is a competitive orchestra performance where students from schools all over Texas...

The Dispatch Podcast – Mamma Mia

The Dispatch Podcast – Mamma Mia

Austin Civatte, Dispatch Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Feature, Student Life

In the first episode of The Dispatch Podcast, we pull back the curtain on the JBHS 2019 musical Mamma Mia with cast members Senior Luke Evans, Juniors Anna Smiley and Faith Winkley, and Sophomore Jaden Davis. Hosted by Sophomore Austin Civatte. ...

This fundraiser was a smash!

This fundraiser was a smash!

Gigi Francis, Dispatch Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Orchestra students held a video game tournament on January 18 to fund-raise for their program this year. “We chose to play Super Smash Bros. because the new game had just come out,” junior Emma Davis said. The orchestra took advantage of the students’ love for the game and created a way to make money...

Mamma Mia stands out with new technology

Mamma Mia stands out with new technology

Shruti Patel and Shikha Patel

January 19, 2019


Filed under Brief, Entertainment

The lights shine, the projector beams, the music starts and the mic drops, that's right, Mamma Mia! is here. The James Bowie theatre is hard at work, especially the tech crew, who manages the behind the scenes. Senior, Ben Harmon, who is responsible for the projector shares the new technology Bowie...

The glits and glamour of Mamma Mia

The glits and glamour of Mamma Mia

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Brief, Entertainment

The bright sequins on the pants shimmer as the lights hit it, the vibrant colors pop on the shirts, the short gold shorts sparkles, and the audience can barely take their eyes off the stellar costumes as James Bowie High School theatre performs the broadway hit production Mamma Mia. The costumes are...

Underclassmen shine bright in Mamma Mia

Underclassmen shine bright in Mamma Mia

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Brief, Entertainment, Feature

Lights, camera, action! The Bowie Theatre students prepare as they are premiering for the new show, Mamma Mia. This year, the show has casted around 25 underclassmen, which allows younger students to be ready to take the places of the upperclassmen when they graduate. “It has  been a great opportunity ...

FFA celebrates the holidays at the Winterfest

FFA celebrates the holidays at the Winterfest

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Brief, Entertainment

Students sip their hot chocolate in the cold winter at the Future Farmers of America [FFA] Winterfest as they are in line for the petting zoo. Recently, FFQ held a Winterfest with fun events and winter drinks along with a snowman ship for their animals. “We had fun games, drinks, food, and a pe...

Choir co-president directs for nostalgia

Choir co-president directs for nostalgia

Mikayla Zellner, Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The sound of music from all genres resonates throughout the theatre, choreographed dancing dazzles the audience, and nostalgia fills the minds of people in the auditorium. These are just a few aspects of the experience of watching the choir program’s upcoming Cabaret. This year’s student-directed Cabar...

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