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The Dispatch

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The Dispatch

Michels movitates students through musical performance

June 15, 2022

On the week before finals, Austin-based singer and songwriter Mckenna Michels held a musical performance in the library. Michels details her inspiration for making music and her songwriting process.

The Directoral: Episode Three

Mars Canepa, Austin Ikard, and Rachel Maddox May 31, 2022

In this episode of the Directoral, sophomore Mars Canepa reviews Moon Night, sophomore Austin Ikard discusses underrated Call of Duty games, and junior Rachel Maddox reviews the Brooklyn Bakeshop.

COME GET YOUR BOOK: Editor-in-Chief Lizzie Jensen hands off a yearbook to Ariana Ritzie during the first lunch distribution. This year’s book, similar to year’s in the past, came in three separate colored covers for students to pick from. “I really like the hidden Taylor Swift Easter eggs in the book,” Jensen said. “We named all of our colors used in the book after Taylor Swift albums which can be seen in the Colophon in the back of the book.”

Yearbook holds annual Distribution Day

Reagan Zuniga, Managing Editor May 30, 2022

Staff resumes its first in- person event in two years 8,317 pounds of yearbooks were hauled into the courtyard to be distributed to students and staff. With over 300 pages, the yearbook staff worked rigorously...

Lacrosse senior captain competing in college

Natalie Cullen, Online Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2022

Eyes watching the match unfold, girls lacrosse senior captain Reese Wilson stands strong as the last line of defense between the opposing team and the goal. The ball comes flying her way.  Bang! The...

LEGO Star Wars review

Mars Canepa, Dispatch Reporter May 12, 2022

ZERO GRAVITY: Dorer launches himself into the air off of the raised course. Dorer enjoys riding during the weekends at House Park. “My favorite memory with my BMX bike was definitely the first time I got free bike parts,” Dorer said. “That was a really cool feeling because I knew my riding was getting more recognition.”

Wheelie into the world of BMX riding

Anna Bea Heise, Photo Essay Editor May 10, 2022

BMX riding is a lesser known sport where riders race on tracks with rollers, jumps, and turns to challenge their skills. Senior Ethan Dorer has been a competitor in this sport since his early childhood. “I...

Arms in air, senior Lauren Chou performs her solo in the spring show. Being a senior on the team, Chou is thankful to have one last performance with her team to showcase everything they have accomplished this year. “It’s a bittersweet feeling getting to perform with my team for the last time,” Chou said. “It’s especially sad since it is a lot of the seniors last time performing.”

Silver Stars perform their last show of the year

Izzy Rejino and Natalie Cullen May 3, 2022

As she goes down into the splits to hit her final pose, senior Silver Star captain Alyssa Coltharp realizes she has just finished performing her last performance as a Silver Star.  The spring show...

IN THEIR COWBOY BOOTS:  Silver Stars dance to Cotton Eye Joe in the pit. After Tyton Bensons performance in the courtyard, music played for students to dance to. “This event was especially important for Bowie this year as students are still adjusting to a “normal” school year post-pandemic,” Reese Gutshall said. “It is so important for our school to be unified as one, and lift each other up rather than drag each other down, especially after all that we have endured these past two years.”

Student Leadership boots out hate

Reagan Zuniga, Managing Editor April 25, 2022
Students gather in celebration of the NPFH parade

Nerf War makes a comeback

April 13, 2022

With the return to in-person learning, many students have started competing in this year's "Nerf War".

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