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Helping Hands helping teachers

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Sorting papers, making copies, organizing calculators, hole punching papers, and labeling supplies are only a portion of the work that teachers have to do daily, thanks to Helping Hands there's a way for teachers to find assistance when needed. As described by Co-Vice President Emily Leeke, Helping Hands giv...

AISD Preliminary Ratings rising

Shruti Patel, Online Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Austin ISD has earned a recognized rating in the Texas Education Agency preliminary ratings. Austin ISD has earned an 89, an overall B performance. This year, districts received a scaled score and letter grade for overall performance in many categories. These categories include Student Achievement, ...

King and Queen of Springs 2018

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

September 14, 2018


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Splash! The water ripples as Santi Montesinos and Caroline Myers dive into the frigid Deep Eddy Pool to begin their annual competition, King and Queen of Springs. Peyton Bobo, the new coach of the swim team, described the environment on the day of the King and Queen of Springs, and what really went down...

Bulldogs and Hotdogs going strong

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

September 12, 2018


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On Saturday, September eighth, Bowie held their annual Bulldogs and Hotdogs event where students, parents, and teachers came together to raise money for school clubs and classes. Sophomore Abby Blas attended Bulldogs and Hotdogs last weekend. Blas shared the activities she partook in, some includin...

Back to School Night deemed a success

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Report

September 10, 2018


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On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, James Bowie High School held their annual Back to School Night. During this period, parents went from class to class meeting their children’s teachers and understanding the courses that their kids have signed up for. Parents have two hours to attend all eight o...

Sophomore awarded “Best in Class” at AISD orchestra competition

Sophia Tello, Staff Writer

July 22, 2018


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Sophomore Max Scofield, has been selected as “Best in Class” at the Austin Independent School District Solo and Ensemble for Double Bass Class One solos. “Best in Class” is awarded to each instrument in each classification of solos. The solos are graded by difficulty on a scale of one to three, one...

Agricultural teams compete

Abbie Brien, Staff Writer

July 21, 2018


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On April 27, the career development teams, Farm Business Management and the Bowie Vet Science team, attended their main competition of the year. Farm Business Management placed first while the Bowie Vet Science team placed sixteenth. “Placing first came as a very happy surprise to all of us, inc...

Students compete in San Francisco

Students compete in San Francisco

Abby Ong, Editor-in-Chief

July 4, 2018


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Eyes locked on the screen at the front of the room, newspaper and yearbook students from schools across the nation eagerly hope to bring home awards. On April 11-15, the Dispatch and the Lone Star staff got the opportunity to travel to San Francisco for the biannual Journalism Education Association/...

Campus improvements to be made during summer

Maddy Rice, Managing Editor

June 21, 2018


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In your first period class, you're wearing a hoodie, jeans and a blanket around your legs. But in the hallways, you're using your jacket to dab sweat off your forehead. By second period, it’s so humid and stuffy that you’re wishing you never wore jeans. The Bowie heating ventilating and air con...

One year of Bulldog Nation

One year of Bulldog Nation

Jocelyn Brooks, Managing Editor

June 14, 2018


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A review of the first year under Mark Robinson's leadership In the beginning, students on campus were introduced to the man behind Bulldog Nation, principal Mark Robinson, who not only gave the school new leadership, but a new voice. Nine months later, it became clear his plans for the scho...

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