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Silver Stars dominate at spring shows

Arden Ray, Photo Essay Editor May 30, 2024

All year long, the Bowie Silver Stars choreograph, rehearse, and prepare for their Spring Show. Silver Stars’ families and friends come out to show support and see all the talents the dancers have to...

CAMPAIGNING CONTEST: Junior Noble Cox gives out candy to potential voters to help attract them to his booth and sway voters in his direction for student council president on election day, April 30. Cox won in the election and will be co-president along side close friend Emiliano Martinez.

Student council runs annual elections

Peyton Dorsey, News Editor May 17, 2024

As the votes for the year have been cast and tallied up, juniors Noble Cox and Emiliano Martinez are ecstatic to have been elected as the co-presidents of Bowie’s student council for the 2024-2025...

Senior Day sets a spotlight on seniors

Ryan Zuniga, Dispatch Reporter May 17, 2024

Every year, there is a day dedicated to seniors to not only close out the year and reward them for their achievements throughout high school but to also congratulate students. Bowie high school has had...

CAKE TO THE FACE:  Lillian Joy, Tess Roadman and Caroline Otstott end the play Crimes of the Heart by smearing cake onto each others face. They are participating in Bowie’s one-act plays, short productions directed by seniors that delve into emotional topics.

Seniors use their shows as a platform for awareness

Asher Hagan, Executive Editor: Arts & Graphics May 17, 2024

As senior Olivia Taylor looks around at people lined up to audition, the nerves of directing their own theater production start to creep up. And as the next person steps up to audition, they push the feeling...

PICKING OUT DENIM: Katelyn Dillard looks at a pair of jean shorts in the denim section at Pavement. Pavement buys and sells a lot of denim in all different styles, colors, and sizes to appeal to all kinds of shoppers. “I like the fact that there’s a lot of variety in denim and different brands,” Dillard said. “They just have a really good selection of jeans and other denim styles.”

The ‘Dawgs love Pavement

Arden Ray, Photo Essay Editor May 1, 2024

A local thrift store, Pavement has become popular among high schoolers and college students. With two locations downtown, students have an opportunity to buy second hand clothes and sell their own clothes.  Seniors...

Engaging with students, Smith talks about valuable insights on plant care, ensuring they are equipped with the knowledge needed to nurture their plants with care and expertise.

Environmental program blossoms after plant sale success

Emerson Traugott, Executive Editor: News April 19, 2024

An elective in desperate need of funding, the environmental systems class hosted a plant sale during lunch for a week. The profits earned during this sale will help fund the materials needed to preserve...

FACE-TO-FACE: Sophomore Cole Wong runs toe-to-toe with an Austin High defender. Bowie struggled offensively and end up losing 21-2 to the Maroons “They are a very experienced and physical team, and we have a lot to work on,” midfielder Wong said. “My game knowledge and field vision is better this year and I hope that I can utilize those skills to score more goals and help my teammates.”

Tracy leads Bulldog LAX team into season

Noah Bihan, Photo Essay Editor April 4, 2024

As the varsity boys lacrosse team gears up for an exciting pre-season, the atmosphere is rich with anticipation and a fresh sense of purpose. “This season is super exciting for all of us,” Coach...

New 87 foot mural brightens Fine Arts Building

Alex Edwards and Austin Ikard March 22, 2024

After returning from winter break, students walking through the Fine Arts Hall may have noticed a new piece of art accompanying them on their walk. This 87-foot mural, which features a bulldog surrounded...

RED WHITE AND TRUE: A group of joyful soldiers salutes as the spotlight gleams on their glittering outfits. Edward Bloom has defeated the blow dart adept enemy soldier. “Red white and true is my favorite number for sure, because there’s so many good attributes,”assistant director and actor Bubba Infante said. “The choreography, the song, and the costumes are just so amazing.”

Big Fish and even bigger talent

Elizabeth Yowell and Liberty Pittman March 1, 2024

The house lights dim and the stage comes alive in color, gradually, murmurs among the audience are replaced with the sound of the live orchestra. Curtain up, it’s show-time! On Jan. 19, Bowie’s Starlight...

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