The Dispatch

Prolonged shutdown impacts student

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 8...

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. ...

Jessica Davis awarded Teacher of the Year

Jessica Davis awarded Teacher of the Year

Rachel Baschnagel, Copy Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Feature, Photo Essay, Slideshows

  Grading into the wee hours of the night, going over material (and over and over it), and supporting many students- all a day in the life of a high school teacher. All week, teachers are loaded with the task of educating the rising generation. Each year, Bowie faculty is given the chance...

Carolina Govea HTS president

Caitlin Worthington, Dispatch Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Feature, News

While most are tucked in bed and fast asleep on late starts, a handful of Bowie students are waking up at the crack of dawn and getting an early jump start to the day. Instead of spending their late starts enjoying a stack of pancakes at a local restaurant and sleeping in, Carolina Govea, along with ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Female Empowerment & Motivation club

Female Empowerment & Motivation club

Avantika Tikoo, J1 Reporter

January 6, 2019


Filed under Brief, Feature

If women all speak up, empower themselves and make their voices heard, then maybe women can change the world’s view on females. In order to make the world a better place for women, you must start somewhere. Sophomores  Katie Cole and Robin Andrews are trying to do exactly that by co-founding the Female ...

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