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The consequences of construction on students

The consequences of construction on students

Faith Lawrence, Managing editor

October 18, 2019

Changes around campus aim to increase the maximum capacity of Bowie from 2,463 to 2,900 through creating new parking spots as well as new fine arts and athletic buildings, according to the 2017 Bond Program. On paper, adding additional parking spaces for students is a great idea, but students were unaware ...

Upperclassmen school their students

Upperclassmen school their students

Peter Dang, Editor-In-Chief

June 10, 2019

Twenty kindergarteners, sitting criss-cross apple sauce focusing on their teacher standing at the board, teaching them to write a sentence. This teacher is not the one with their name on the door, this teacher is a high school junior or senior. The students participate actively, each one raising their...

Corps Values

Corps Values

Faith Lawrence, In-Depth Editor

April 24, 2019

He dreamed about serving his country. He became one step closer to his goal by joining Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps as a freshman at Bowie. He has moved up in ranks, and now, as a senior, is the JROTC Corps Commander, the highest position in the program. The JROTC class at Bowie is funded ...

Immigration

Immigration

Abby Ong, Editor-In-Chief

March 4, 2019

GOV'T SHUTDOWN In what was regarded as fearfully similar to children throwing temper tantrums, the government shutdown in early January lasted 35 days. The record-breaking shutdown occurred when Congress refused to pass legislation that included over $5 billion for a border wall demanded by President ...

The Great Debate

The Great Debate

Jocelyn Brooks, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019

Across Austin, thousands of alarm clocks rip students from their beds at five in the morning on a Saturday, each of whom wrestles into suits before stumbling to their car to drive to the school hosting the tournament. It’s going to be a long day for the speech and debate department. Composed of 25 oral ...

Vandalism of JBHS: The full story

Vandalism of JBHS: The full story

Mo Orr, Online Editor-In-Chief

January 14, 2019

Political Polarization

Political Polarization

Abby Ong, Editor-In-Chief

January 4, 2019

Headline after headline grows more and more bizarre, provoking heated arguments between both sides as people jump to defend their beliefs and the decisions made. Others stay silent, choosing to ignore the seemingly chaotic world of politics. The continuing polarization of politics is a cause of fright, as people begin to question why the two parties have become so divided ideologically. ...

Political Polarization: POLL REASONING

Political Polarization: POLL REASONING

Abby Ong, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018

The following questions are directly from a poll taken by the Dispatch from 11/16-12/03/2018. Polled through Google forms, 534 students responded, consisting of 140 Seniors, 94 Juniors, 132 Sophomores, and 168 Freshmen. In total, 341 Females, 173 Males, and 20 Nonbinary/Gender non-conforming users res...

Vandalism at Bowie

Vandalism at Bowie

Cianna Chairez, Editor-In-Chief

December 13, 2018

At 5:57 A.M., on Thursday Dec. 13, AISD was notified that there had been extensive vandalism done to Bowie High School overnight. Parents were notified early Thursday morning, Dec. 13, by email that there would be a two-hour delay to classes on campus. About an hour later, they were notified that class...

Stu-Co responsibility and spotlight

Jocelyn Brooks, Managing Editor

November 26, 2018

As if overnight, the productions of Bowie events come together. The gardens seem to attend to themselves daily. Numerous posters appear throughout the halls every week. The hidden hands at work? Student council. Made up of 30 juniors and seniors comprising Presidents and Vice Presidents, student...

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