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SMILING BIG: Senior Nadia Ramirez holds her Eagle Scout certificate in hand as she poses for the camera. Ramirez first joined the Boy Scouts of America in 2021, after being inspired by her brother, who was named an Eagle Scout in 2020.

Senior Eagle Scout makes an impact

Savannah Riggins May 20, 2024

The sun shines bright as Senior Nadia Ramirez hangs the final evacuation sign on the fence surrounding Bowie High School, she is filled with a sense of pride. Ramirez joined Boy Scouts in 2021. That decision...

Bowie students advance careers in Animation III class

Asher Hagan, Executive Editor: Art/ Graphics May 14, 2024

As senior Monica Arce moves her stylus, the final line is placed, and as she pushes play to view her final product, a sense of satisfaction washes over her. She has spent hours on her animations and draws...

Girl Scouts discover new opportunities

Girl Scouts discover new opportunities

Katie Grumet, Dispatch Reporter May 13, 2024

According to the AP News, in 2021, the youth membership in Girl Scouts declined 30% from about 1.4 million to around 1 million in one year. This decline was due partly to the pandemic but also due to a...

CAP AND GOWN: Babies in hand, government and economics teacher Dalton Pool poses with his family at graduation. For the past couple of months, Pool has been taking courses for a principal certification in hopes of becoming a vice principle in the future.

Back to school time for Bowie teachers

Isabella Verette, Feature Editor May 13, 2024

Trading in red ink for books and papers, teachers take on being taught, going back to school to earn a higher education, to provide more opportunities for their future. Higher education, like earning...

WINNING RIBBONS: Sophomore Emily Sturzl shows off her ribbons after a competition, winning second place in one of her events and fourth in two others. Sturzl plans to continue show jumping with her horse Sir through the current season. 

Sturzl strides to success at English riding competition

Sophia Sanchez, Executive Editor: Writing May 6, 2024

Reigns in hand, the wind blowing past her face, sophomore Emily Sturzl and her horse Sir leap over the nearest rail, eyes already set on the next. Sturzl was introduced to horse riding from a very early...

Dull to colorful with new murals

Emerson Traugott, Executive Editor: News April 26, 2024

Bristles brush against the wall as advanced art students place the finishing touches on the mural in the newly modernized fine arts building. A vibrate extension of artistic possibilities within the fine...

Joyfully juggling into the new semester

Isabella Verette, Feature Editor March 28, 2024

The weight bounces off their hands as pins and balls fly through the air, bringing smiles and laughs to those around them. Sophomores Mia Urrbazzo and Riley Redmer started the Bowie juggling club at the...

Bulldogs Bite Cancer in local fundraiser

Bulldogs Bite Cancer in local fundraiser

Sophia Sanchez, Executive Editor: Writing March 20, 2024

Robert “Robbie” Roesler de Villers quickly succumbed to leukemia at the age of 16, after five frustrating years of battling the illness with various treatments. His parents Rudolph and Antoinette de...

HAND MADE CRAFTS: Sophomores Darby Kendrick (left) and Grace Hertel (right) fold, cut, and create valentines day boxes for the Brookdale Beckett Meadows assisted living home. The Assisted Living Club have been regularly meeting with residents and feel that their club has created a little family within the home.

Students raise residents spirits with Assisted Living Club

Charlotte Schwarte, Dispatch Reporter March 8, 2024

People bustle around in a constant routine, as numbers are announced loudly. B12. I26. O67. Eyes dart from board to board, and students watch on. One last number is called, and cheers erupt from one side...

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