The Dispatch

The Dispatch Podcast – Nerf Battle Royale

The Dispatch Podcast – Nerf Battle Royale

Austin Civatte, Dispatch Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Audio, Feature, Student Feature, Student Life

In episode nine, podcast host sophomore Austin Civatte sits down with the creators of Bowie's latest viral competition: Nerf Gun Battle Royale. Discussing everything from their social media explosion to avoiding potential quarrels with the TSA, juniors Teagan Lopez and Riley McIntyre recount their experiences...

Students by day, models by night

Students by day, models by night

Kateri Jaquette, Dispatch Reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Feature, Student Life

Sisterhood and empowerment. Those two words are not usually associated with modeling, but for Bowie students Emerson Taylor and Grace Burden, that is what they’ve experienced while being signed to the agency Jones Modeling Management. Jones Modeling Management or JMM, is a mother agency located here in Austin...

Who’s Who honorees get the good news

Rachel Baschnagel, Copy Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Feature

Not knowing what to expect, a select group of Bowie students crowded into the College and Career Center at the beginning of FIT on a school day just like any other. When multiple department heads greeted them alongside Principal Mark Robinson, suspicions arose that something important was about to occur....

Student takes part in state campaign

Student takes part in state campaign

Maddy Rice, Managing Editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Feature

It’s six p.m. on a Friday night: the football team is getting hyped up for a game, parents are unwinding with a glass of wine on the couch, and downtown Austin is bustling with life. Senior Taylor Bhuiyan, however, is curled up in bed sorting through responses to her mass texts promoting Representativ...

The Dispatch Podcast – Girl Scouting

Austin Civatte, Dispatch Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Feature, Student Life

In episode three, girl scout troupe members senior Catherine Classen and junior Elizabeth Cluchey discuss the process of selling girl scout cookies each year, and what being a girl scout entails with host Austin Civatte. All music is used with permission.   ...

Prolonged shutdown impacts student

Prolonged shutdown impacts student

Marisa Salazar, Feature Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Feature

Airport security was sparse, food inspection was dwindling, the FBI was at a standstill and national parks were closed. This would usually be a cause for concern, however these closures became commonplace during the 34 days in which the government went through an indefinite shutdown that resulted in 80...

All-State Orchestra’s young musician

All-State Orchestra’s young musician

Mikayla Zellner, Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Feature

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 compete against one another. “I think that the fact that I got in as a freshman, ev...

Carolyn Evans : Senior Varsity XC and Track Runner

Joseph Killeen, Video Team

February 18, 2019


Filed under Feature, Sports, Student Feature, Student Life, Video

Where is Evans now? We take a look back to simpler times, 2014. Back in 2014 Carolyn Evans was a student at Bowie and was a track sensation. We caught up with her to see where she is now. "I go to [Stephen F. Austin] and I’m on the track and cross country team. I'm not going to lie, it was...

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. ...

The Great Debate

The Great Debate

Jocelyn Brooks, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Feature, In-Depth

Across Austin, thousands of alarm clocks rip students from their beds at five in the morning on a Saturday, each of whom wrestles into suits before stumbling to their car to drive to the school hosting the tournament. It’s going to be a long day for the speech and debate department. Composed of 25 oral ...

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