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Bowldogs knocking down pins

Bowldogs knocking down pins

Zach Jones, J1 Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Brief, News

There are many unique clubs at James Bowie High School. This particular club has been a strike with many Bowie students. Every month on a Wednesday night, you can find a group of Bowie bowlers at Westgate Lanes. These students belong to Bowie’s “Bowldogs” club, a club where students of all high...

Interact International Service club

Interact International Service club

Bailey Bryan, J1 Reporter

January 28, 2019


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Interact International Service club is one of many clubs held at Bowie. It is Ms. Carli Valverde’s first year as the club sponsor. “Interact is a Rotary International service club for students. We are sponsored by a local Rotary club, however, it is self-governed here at Bowie,” said Valverde. ...

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Mackenzie Smith, J1 Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Brief, Feature

The Dungeons and Dragons club is one of the many clubs at Bowie. The club is hosted by Charles Stampley and has many participants. “We have over 40 kids [who play],” Stampley said. “We assign a dungeon master to each kid and so you play in groups of five to six and everything is student run...

Board game club

Board game club

Natalie Munoz, J1 Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Brief, Feature

Bowie High School offers a wide variety of clubs that are for people who possibly do not do sports or find an interest in something else. Clubs can help students get more involved in the school and make them interested in new and different things so they have something to do. The clubs also allow stu...

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 ...

Card Game club

Card Game club

Naomi Martinez, J1 Reporter

January 16, 2019


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Card Game Club, brought into the Bowie community by Lydia Standage, is a place for students to socialize and escape the stress that everyday life brings.   “It’s a place [that’s] welcoming for everyone,” said club sponsor Laura Mixon. “I’m glad to provide a space that’s safe and comfor...

The Dispatch Online earns Pacemaker finalist position

Rachel Baschnagel, Online Copy Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Announcements, Brief, News

3,249 pageviews. 1,710 sessions. 1,431 users. In the days following the recent vandalism at Bowie, these were the numbers seen on The Dispatch Online as members of the community flocked to Bowie’s own student-run news site for their up-to-date and in-depth news.   A few weeks later, on Wednesday, Jan. 9, the...

Aquarium club

Aquarium club

Lainey Combs, J1 Reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under Brief, Feature

There are many creative and exciting clubs here at Bowie, one of them being the aquarium club. After the previous teacher hosting the club moved to a different school district, science teacher Ann Marie Hutcheson has decided to take on the role of teacher sponsor. “I teach aquatic science, so...

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