The Dispatch

Racing into a new era

Racing into a new era

Robert Torrez, J1 Reporter

January 22, 2020

The Mario Kart app hit the internet by storm. The app originally came out in Japan and has already been out for a year but it has finally arrived in the United States.  The game allows players to choose a character from the world of Mario to race throughout different worlds and levels. The game has ...

Girl Scout Cookie Season has Begun: Here is Everything You Need to Know

Girl Scout Cookie Season has Begun: Here is Everything You Need to Know

Cade Spencer, Managing Editor

January 17, 2020

The mouthwatering and addictive taste of the Thin Mints is an unparalleled experience. As the highly-anticipated Girl Scout cookie season begins, students are urgent to get their share of the classic treats. As of Jan. 15, the Girl Scout cookie season has officially begun and will continue until Feb. 23.  ...

Attempted abduction in Southwest Austin

Attempted abduction in Southwest Austin

Shikha Patel, Online Managing Editor

January 14, 2020

On Friday, January 10th, the Austin Police Department released a statement in which they said a man attempted to abduct a female jogger earlier that morning. The incident occurred in southwest Austin near Escarpment Boulevard and Hillside Terrace Drive.  Ashley Cuellar, the woman running at 5 a.m. ...

Bee keeping brings all the buzz

Isabella May and Lainey Combs

January 2, 2020

Wu receives grant to continue bee preservation on campus On Dec. 5 this year, junior Jayden Wu received a $1,500 grant from The Bee Cause Project and Whole Kids Foundation to start a beekeeping club at school. The club will allow students to handle bees kept on campus at the agriculture farm. They ...

PTSA workshops open to families

Arushi Sharma and Sammie Thompson

January 1, 2020

Emotional learning opportunities are offered to parents and teens over winter break As the holiday season and other end-of-year activities approach, stress levels rise and students have trouble finding a moment of peace in the midst of the chaos. Bowie’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) has...

Counselor Kim Libby lends a helping hand

Counselor Kim Libby lends a helping hand

Andrea Gonzalez, J1 Reporter

January 1, 2020

The 2019-2020 school year is Kim Libby’s second year counseling at Bowie High School. She works with students who have the last names beginning with A-Chai, 9th-12th grade and her office is located in the front office.  “I heard a lot of good things about the school and wanted to work for AIS...

Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes

Anna Sacy, J1 Reporter

December 31, 2019

With October being here, Halloween is just around the corner and students are enthusiastic about the holidays. Halloween is the one time a year where students have the freedom to be anyone they’d like. “For Halloween I wasn’t going to do anything too extravagant,” freshman Serena Cuzze said. ...

New decorations in the library

New decorations in the library

Oliva Walker, J1 Reporter

December 29, 2019

Starting this year, the library has taken on a new initiative to not only bring in students, but to also help celebrate diversity in a bright and colorful way, that also displays our selection of books and literacy our library has to offer. When walking towards the library, it is typical for people to no...

ACT policy changes grant new opportunities

ACT policy changes grant new opportunities

Cade Spencer, Managing Editor

December 26, 2019

As a high school senior assembles their college applications, standardized test scores, such as the ACT and SAT, can play an important role in their college admission process. When they are put into affect in September 2020, three changes to the ACT could make it easier for students to increase their ...

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