The Dispatch

Vista Ridge TFA State Qualifying Tournament Results

Kaitlyn Zellner, Online Editor In Chief

October 28, 2019

This past weekend, members of the speech and the debate team competed at Vista Ridge High School TFA State Qualifier. The small squad took second place team sweepstakes and top honors in several events to secure five new state qualifications. Big congrats to Kaia Pierce for her triple qualification...

Speech and Debate step their game up

Kaitlyn Zellner, Online Editor In Chief

October 28, 2019

Members of the Speech and Debate team competed at the Austin High School State Qualifier last weekend. The team had another state qualifier and many students moved the needle closer to a state qualification. New State Qualifier: Erin Everette in Program Oral Interpretation Tournament Champions Haley Pousson and Rile...

Cyberdawgs get competitive

Kaitlyn Zellner, Online Editor In Chief

October 28, 2019

The Cyberdawgs competed this Saturday in the Cyberpatriots round one competition.  Cyberpatriots tasks students with finding and fixing vulnerabilities in operating systems.  Students learn multiple operating systems, networking, and security in order to compete with other high schools and organizations. ...

Choir’s region results reflected the effort put in the competition

Choir’s region results reflected the effort put in the competition

Azul Lin, Reporter

October 28, 2019

  Take a deep breath. Have good posture. Remember the techniques you’ve practiced. These are the thoughts that go through every choir student’s mind the moment they step into that room of judges.  Saturday, October twelfth, many Bowie choir students participated in the Region competition at Bo...

Early AP testing registration

Early AP testing registration

Arushi Sharma, Reporter

October 25, 2019

This academic year is the first time that AP students must decide by November 1st if they want to take the College Board AP Test, a standardized test in which if students pass they get college credit. Bowie’s Dean of Instruction, Susan Leos has been working with the College Board and AP tests for ...

Anderson TFA state qualifier revealed

Azul Lin, Reporter

October 9, 2019

Last month, the Bowie Speech and Debate team continued to compete at the Anderson TFA State Qualifier, from September 27-28, to earn themselves more points in hopes of qualifying for state. This time, along with familiar faces from earlier competitions, some new names have surfaced as winners. Th...

Speech and Debate

Shruti Patel and Shikha Patel

October 8, 2019

James Bowie speech and debate season for the school year, 2019-2020.

National merit commended scholarships

Amorah Schultze, Feature Editor

October 3, 2019

The National Merit Commended Scholarship program awards a select few in the 34,000 students that place among the top scorers in the PSATs. Fifteen Bowie students have been chosen as commended students, and are provided an opportunity to gain a college scholarship. “For commended students, there aren’t an...

Suicide prevention on campus

Suicide prevention on campus

Bethany Hanson, Online Reporter

October 2, 2019

To some, the bright blue posters stapled to every teacher’s door and around every corner, you turn, are just a piece of paper, but to the person next to you, a lifesaver. September is Suicide Prevention Month, something that you’ve probably heard on the announcements or maybe one of your teachers b...

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