The Dispatch

Senior graduates early to take off on a global adventure

Senior graduates early to take off on a global adventure

Miranda Cardenas, Feature Editor

October 17, 2019

While most seniors will be gearing up for the final semester of high school in early January and getting ready to go off to college, senior Cara Spradling will be getting ready to embark on the trip of a lifetime. Spradling plans on graduating early and using what would be the last semester of her hig...

Young filmmakers showcase their talents

Young filmmakers showcase their talents

Dylan Ebs, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Millions of teens go to the movie theater every year and millions more watch movies on Netflix and other subscription services. But what if you had the opportunity to work on one of these movies? For two students here at Bowie, this opportunity has become a reality. Freshmen Natalie Cullen and Ty...

Bowie welcomes a new nurse

Bowie welcomes a new nurse

Shruti Patel, Online managing editor

October 7, 2019

This school year, the Bowie community welcomed a new nurse on campus. Mary Smith is the new nurse on campus who strives to promote wellness throughout the school. She previously worked at Del Valle High School and was one of the two full time registered nurses and a full-time nursing assistant. Here,...

Junior entrepreneur sparks up profits

Junior entrepreneur sparks up profits

Mia Folkers, Feature Editor

October 3, 2019

Caden Cooper’s candle business offers a variety of scents and sizes for every season The heat is rising, soy wax simmers into a bubbling magma. He gently pours the soothing fragrances of lemon, lime, and jasmine into the pot. Finishing up the wax, he secures the thin wick to the bottom of a glass ...

Sophomore takes volunteering to new levels

Sophomore takes volunteering to new levels

Lauren Joy, Reporter

September 26, 2019

Recently, a new club at Bowie was created to help kids in need. Kate Oelkers, the president of the new club at bowie, Children's Hospital Volunteer Club, strives to help kids at local hospitals. “I was really wanting to start a club. And I wasn't really sure what club to start. And I just though...

ASL teacher brings a new unique approach to teaching

ASL teacher brings a new unique approach to teaching

Azul Lin, Reporter

September 20, 2019

As the new school year begins, students adjust to all different kinds of change, one of which being new teachers. One of the newest additions to the Bowie staff is Tyler Bazzi, the American Sign Language teacher, who happens to be deaf himself. As a deaf person, Bazzi has faced many struggles throughout his ...

Mission trip to Samoa

Eleanor Coulston, Online Managing Editor

June 26, 2019

This summer, junior Jessica Merrill will be spending a three and half weeks in Samoa. This being her first humanitarian trip she will ever be taking. The 19 hour flight to the country of Samoa will be an opportunity to help the community. “I decided to go because my sister went with the same organiza...

Buying and selling Supreme

Gigi Francis, Staff Reporter

June 21, 2019

Streetwear is a casual clothing style found in urban youth. Senior Gia Spencer has entered the business of buying and upscaling Supreme. Spencer found this fashion intriguing and jumped into the business and quickly got the hang of it. Supreme hooked her into this business along with boyfriend with his i...

Prom dress fairytale

Faith Lawrence, In-Depth Editor

June 20, 2019

High school students with jobs usually work in retail or in the restaurant business, but senior Jamie Forst spends her time getting dressed up to be in front of a camera.   On the weekends, Forst works as an ambassador for local dress shop Z Couture. Z Couture has the largest selection of couture d...

Sophomore makes dough by the dozen

Sophomore makes dough by the dozen

Abbie Brien, Feature Editor

June 14, 2019

Piping bags filled, hands steady, and apron on, Mariah Barsotti prepares to make dozens of cookies for eager customers. Barsotti frequently makes cookies for events such as shows, blood drives, or just for friends. “My favorite part of my business is getting to create cookies a simple thank you o...

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