The Dispatch

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 the the 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 w...

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...

Cadet soars into the future with aviation scholarship

Cadet soars into the future with aviation scholarship

Faith Lawrence, In-Depth Editor

June 7, 2019

Since elementary school, senior Aidan Ellisor hoped to join the military. He joined Bowie’s Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) program to get one step closer to his goal of becoming an Air Force Officer. Ellisor received three scholarships for his involvement in JROTC and academic excellenc...

Students compete to win first-ever Nerf war

Students compete to win first-ever Nerf war

Miranda Cardenas, Features Editor

May 29, 2019

Soft darts soaring through the air, friendly shouts, and sneak attacks have become an everyday sight as teams battle each other each week in Bowie’s first -ever Nerf war. Students from all grade levels have been competing in teams against one another to battle for a Nerf gun victory. “My friend...

Senior Goodbyes

Senior Goodbyes

Abby Ong, Cianna Chairez, Jocelyn Brooks, and Maddy Rice

May 17, 2019

We started this year with an open letter to our Bowie community: a promise to do our best in proper coverage, correct any mistakes that occurred, and do justice to our role as student journalists. Through maintaining that promise, we learned about the continued importance of factual reporting, the effects...

The Dispatch Podcast – Silver Stars

The Dispatch Podcast – Silver Stars

Austin Civatte, Dispatch Reporter

May 3, 2019

In episode eleven, Silver Star Captain Kristen Hauck, and Junior Lieutenant Jade Fattouh talk the 2019 Silver Star dance Spring Show, and their overall experiences as a Silver Star throughout the years. All music used with permission The Dispatch Podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Licens...

Senior co-hosts speak out on original stream

Senior co-hosts speak out on original stream

Miranda Cardenas, Feature Editor

April 25, 2019

Slide whistles, side commentary, and lots of background laughter are just a few noises listeners experience when they put in their earbuds for the latest episode of their classmates’ budding podcast.  Seniors Will Pajak and Stephen Do have recently started up their own show filled with jokes, stori...

Dawg dad caters to Austin South by Southwest festival

Caitlin Worthington, Dispatch Reporter

April 24, 2019

Austin’s famous South by Southwest festival brings many different artists, venues, and fans together to gear up for the fun. This year, the festival ran from Monday, March 11 to Sunday, March 17, mostly in downtown Austin. For Bryan Baugher, sophomore Tipton Baugher’s father, this means getting his ...

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