The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

During this school year, only K-6 students had virtual offerings for at-home learning. As a result, most middle and high school students attend school on campus.

AISD limits virtual offerings to K-6 students

Lauren Bogard, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

In June of this year, AISD stated that kindergarten to sixth grade students will be qualified for virtual offerings. Originally, AISD announced that all students would be back and learning in person, but...

Gluing ribbon to her mum, Senior Jenni Trevino makes her first ever mum for a SCORE student. Trevino enjoyed getting to make mums with her friends while gaining service hours. I liked how unique everyones mums came out, Trevino said. Even though I was a first timer, it was still lots of fun.

Key club makes mums for the SCORE students

Seslee Sagebiel, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

 Mums are a big chrysanthemum done up with glitter, ribbons, and decorations that create a very large corsage. Homecoming mums have been a tradition in Texas since the 1930s, and the tradition started...

As a result of the various acts of vandalism, bathrooms around campus were blocked off with caution tape while the areas were fixed.

Vandalism at Bowie

Corinne Piorkowski, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2021

In the past week, sightings of vandalism have been present throughout schools nationwide. At Bowie specifically, these sightings have varied from ripped off paper towel dispensers, derogatory graffiti...

Broken Border: Texas migrant crisis

‘Broken Border’: Texas migrant crisis

Cade Spencer, Editor-in-Chief June 29, 2021

Designated along the natural flow of the Rio Grande River, the Texas-Mexico border has a total length of 1,254 miles. Within the significant expanse of the border, there are 649 miles of physical barriers,...

Remote instruction challenges AISDs attendance rates

Remote instruction challenges AISD’s attendance rates

Carey Wooley, Dispatch Reporter June 29, 2021

Throughout the 2020-2021 school year of remote instruction, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) has had to exercise innovation in its methods for student attendance records. For instance, teachers...

THE LAST DEFENSE: Junior goalkeeper Zach Kos signed with Austin Bold FC last year. He is excited for formation of the new team and stadium, and he hopes to one day be playing on the team. PHOTO COURTESY OF Zach Kos

Brand new Austin FC stadium excites soccer fans

Riley Payne, Dispatch Reporter June 24, 2021

The sun is shining down on the excited audience as they impatiently wait to watch the Austin FC soccer team play their first home game in their brand new stadium. The smell of hot-dogs fills the aroma...

NEW BUILDING: The new athletic facility will hold a competition gym, practice gym, a new weight room, and administrative offices.  The building is scheduled to be finished sometime this year.

2017 AISD bond boosts new beneficial renovations

Dimitri Silva, Dispatch Reporter June 21, 2021

In 2017, Bowie began making changes to the campus with funding from the Austin Independent School District (AISD) Bond Program that has been giving money to the school to improve their infrastructure....

Wrapping up the 2020-21 school year

Wrapping up the 2020-21 school year

Arushi Sharma, News Editor June 17, 2021

As the 2020-21 school year comes to a close, seniors excitedly move on to their future plans and the rest of students and staff members reflect on this unprecedented year. While this past school year progressed...

Vaccine update

Max Muzny, Dispatch Reporter May 28, 2021

Texas has now opened up vaccine eligibility to the 1C group. This means that anyone in the state who is at least 16 years old is now eligible for the vaccine. “There's younger people with medical conditions...

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