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Culinary bakes wedding cakes

Lily Bourgeois, Dispatch Reporter January 13, 2022

One wrong measurement and the whole thing is ruined, all of the delicate work wiped away in one simple move.      It's about teamwork and collaboration.  The Bowie Culinary department recently...

CRY YOUR HEART OUT: With hand on heart, Jadon Demetri cries out as his character, Toad, is overwhelmed with emotion. Demetri starred in The Wind in the Willows, and his character’s obsession with cars led he and his friends to get into trouble. “I think we had very good comedy,” Demetri said. “Everyone was really good at hitting the jokes, and it seemed pretty clear as to what was going on. I personally think I could’ve picked up lines faster to have less pause in between them.”

Theater tours and performs for children

Anna Bea Heise, Photo Essay Editor December 17, 2021

The Senior Directors showcase their performances by touring at AISD elementary schools The Bowie Theater Company has been touring their Children’s Shows at AISD elementary schools since 2003. From the...

Inside look of Halo

Colin Barnes, Dispatch Reporter December 14, 2021

Podcaster Colin Barnes dives deep into the new hit, Halo.

THREE, TWO, ONE, GO: Marley Anthony and Will Louis hold the lead in their three-legged race against Katherine Crosley and Ella Maedgen. Student council hosted the game, and incorporated the winter theme of the event into the three-legged race by tying the participants legs together with Christmas ribbon. My favorite part of the event was getting to sit back and see people actually participating and genuinely having some fun, project manager Ava Webber said. Its really difficult to come up with something that will engage high schoolers in general so getting to see so many people playing the games and enjoying themselves was really rewarding.

A walk down memory lane

Reagan Zuniga, Managing Editor December 13, 2021

Student Leadership hosts a nostalgic winter event Walking around a circle of chairs with their hearts racing, rushing to grab a seat when the Christmas music stops, high schoolers are brought back to...

ALL SMILES: Keira Folkers plays with one of her two Great Danes, Parker and Duncan. They were adopted together, as they are brothers from the same litter. “We picked Duncan and Parker for their names because my dad at first didn’t want to get dogs, and the only way we could get these dogs is if he got to name them,” Folkers said. “My dad is a huge Spurs fan so my dad picked those names after Tim Duncan and Tony Parker.”

Fact or fiction: the mere exposure effect

Anna Bea Heise, Photo Essay Editor December 7, 2021

Students share the reasons they selected the dog breeds they adopted to help debunk the psychological phenomenon The Mere-Exposure Effect is a psychological phenomenon that theorizes how people tend to...

Dispatch Dining Episode 1: Knife Skills

December 6, 2021

In this episode of Dispatch Dining, Senior and Culinary Club President Digby Matthews demonstrates knife skills in the kitchen.

Senior directors showcase children’s shows

November 23, 2021

Every year, seniors in Bowie's Starlight Theatre Company are able to direct their own children's shows that are performed for various elemenary schools. Senior directors share their experience directing...

PACKAGING: Sous Chef Noelle Bruinings prepares the sample plate for the pumpkin gnocchi. Gnocchi is usually made with potato but was substituted with pumpkin to correlate with the pumpkin theme of the event. “I was blown away by the amount of work my students were able to get done during our first pop up,” Chef Bugni said. “I mean, we made homemade pumpkin gnocchi.”

Culinary makes dreams crumb true

Reagan Zuniga, Managing Editor November 18, 2021

Culinary students rush around the kitchen hurriedly constructing over 150 meals in preparation for their first event of the year. The culinary class returned to the kitchen to deliver their first pop-up...

HERE COME THE DAWGS: The varsity football team runs out after halftime at their white out game against Austin High. The score at halftime was 47-0, with the final score being 59-0. The game against Austin high was an important one because it was our district opening, Sonny Dedmon said. With that being said I think the team performed really well and showed how well we play as a team in all phases of the game

Dawgs dominate their opening games

Reagan Zuniga, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

Approaching their rivalry game against Westlake, the Bulldogs enter the game undefeated. Having already defeated teams such as Stony Point and Austin High, who the team had difficulty against last year,...

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