The Dispatch

Funding lost due to senior skip day

Funding lost due to senior skip day

Katie Holme, News Editor

April 20, 2019


Filed under Brief, News

The collective agreement amongst seniors to take part in “senior skip day” on March 15, the day before spring break, created a decline in attendance, as well as a significant amount of funding. During this senior “holiday” the school lost $17,000 from absences due to the school being funded ...

Upcoming event to celebrate diversity

Upcoming event to celebrate diversity

Rachel Baschnagel, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Announcements, Brief, News

The first ever Culture Day will be held on Thursday, April 18 at 10 a.m. in the courtyard. Multiple booths will be set up to represent various cultures, with students stationed at each to educate their peers about their culture and traditions. Teachers are invited to bring their students to the cou...

Senior event confirmed

Peter Dang, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


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Graduation night is statistically one of the most dangerous nights for teenagers due to the risks of impaired driving and car crashes, according to the American Automobile Association Foundation. Project Graduation was started to make graduation night safer, touted as an all-night alcohol-free, drug-free, lo...

Bowie’s journalism adviser recognized with national award

Caitlin Worthington, Dispatch Reporter

April 14, 2019


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Every year the Columbia Scholastic Press Association recognizes Journalism teachers across the country with the Special Recognition Adviser Award. The 2019 National High School Journalism Teacher Awards competition was cosponsored by the Dow Jones News Fund and was given additional support from the Poy...

Spring Festivities

Spring Festivities

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

March 14, 2019


Filed under Brief, Entertainment, Student Life

Spring is right around the corner, and with spring break next week, many people are rushing around making plans with friends that they haven’t seen in like one year. So I’m here to help, help you find spring activities that you and some friends can go do. A quick hike, or really any activity ...

Nacho Average Food truck alarmed with smokes

Nacho Average Food truck alarmed with smokes

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Announcements, Brief

Parents were warned of a incident that occured on the Austin Independent School District’s Nacho Average Food Truck last month. In a letter sent to Bowie parents, Mark Robinson addressed the unexpected event that had occured. “There was a mechanical issue on the district’s Nacho average Food...

OnRamps vs AP vs ACC

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

February 25, 2019


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OnRamps, AP and ACC: the three types of courses that accumulate all of our stress, literally. There are so many classes that Bowie offers, but if I am being completely honest, when January roles around and the choice sheets are handed out, I become extremely confused and I’m sure I am not the only on...

Celebrating cultures at Bowie

Celebrating cultures at Bowie

Alyssa Duran, J1 Reporter

February 9, 2019


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The Multicultural awareness club celebrates different cultures that are spread throughout the world by learning about different cultures, treating everyone equally, and fighting for equality. “The purpose of the club is in its name naturally. To celebrate and bring awareness to the many cultures ...

Bowldogs knocking down pins

Bowldogs knocking down pins

Zach Jones, J1 Reporter

January 30, 2019


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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. ...

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