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LINED UP: The senior students in the Health Science Practicum class pose for a photo in their blue scrubs to commemorate their achievements. These students will graduate high school with a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) license.

Senior students graduate with Medical Assistant licenses

Savannah Linscomb, Staff Writer May 29, 2023

This year a group of Bowie seniors will throw their graduation caps in the air while having a foot in the door of their future in the form of a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) license. The group of nine...

BOBOT THE ROBOT: Junior Carson Roman (left), and Senior Joseph Weis (right) will compete at Dallas for the VEX World Championship. Their team, Alpha Entity, has refined their robot over the past couple of months to prepare for each round and section they will be competing in.

Robotics team competes at VEX World

Sophia Sanchez, Feature Editor May 24, 2023

Controls in hand, senior Joseph Weiss, and junior Carson Roman place their robot down for the World VEX Robotics Competition.  For both students, their passion for robotics was evident at a young age....

PLAYING A TUNE: Junior Christopher Meeks practices a song with the Bowie band, as a member of the trumpet section. Meeks has been interested in music since he was a little kid, but began this instrument in sixth grade when he joined his middle school band.

Musicians take on national ensemble

Kate Davis, Managing Editor May 22, 2023

Feeling the heat of the stage lights, taking in the rows of red velvet seats, junior Christopher Meeks and senior Vera Romero prepare to perform in Carnegie Hall with the National Youth Orchestra.  For...

Class of 2023 Whos Who Honorees

Class of 2023 Who’s Who Honorees

Natalie Cullen, Online Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2023

As the 2022-23 school year comes to an end, seniors received an opportunity to be recognized for the impact they have made throughout their four years in high school. Who’s Who is an annual award...

STRIKING A POSE: Ally Bartek performs for the new dance company BHumn Arts Ensemble after weeks of practice. Bartek feels being a part of the new company helped her improve multiple styles of dance and improved her communication techniques.

Dancer turns towards a bright future

Sophia Sanchez, Feature Editor March 24, 2023

Pointing her toes, feeling the stretch throughout her muscles, senior Ally Bartek warms up for her Advanced Dance 4 class. Dance has been a part of Bartek’s life before she could walk, her older sister...

PERFECTING HIS NOTES: Junior Finnegan Alexander reads over a song during a Bowie choir rehearsal. This is Alexander’s second year as a member of the Bowie Ensemble and he recently became a member of the All-State Choir for the second year.

Junior returns to All-State Ensemble

Kate Davis, Managing Editor March 17, 2023

Standing in front of the audience, spotlight beaming down, junior Finnegan Alexander prepares to perform with the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Choir. The process of becoming a member...

JAMMING OUT: Seniors Caiden Kinsey (far left), Mac Allen (left), Ace Brown (right), and John Michael Rocha (far right)practice one of their original songs in their garage. You can stream Track Five’s songs on Spotify.

Track Five band reaches 1.6k monthly Spotify listeners

Donna Kim, Dispatch Reporter March 2, 2023

For childhood friends Caiden Kinsey and John Michael Rocha, forming a band and producing music seemed like a distant reality. Now as high school seniors, their band’s debut single has reached over 25K...

EXPLORING THE OCEAN: Senior Dante Campero-Campion scuba dives in Honduras. Campion has been on 32 dives  total.

Senior scuba diver swims toward success

Zachary Scariano, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Breathing is shallow and light levels are low, 100 feet of water pressure transforms senior Dante Campero-Campion’s perception of the aquatic world. Entering the sunken hull of the USS Spiegel Grove...

DURING CHESS CLUB: Senior Ashley Fuselier (left) junior Jody Louro (center) and junior Joaquin Welch (right) participate in games of chess.

Chess club creates community

Emerson Traugott, Photo Essay Editor February 27, 2023

A single glide against the montage of neatly organized black and white squares, the base of a world of logic and strategy, can eliminate an opponent, granting a tactful adversary for them to claim victory....

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