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Student Leadership is a unique class that teaches you how to become a great leader. For the past two years Trey Lindsey, the boys basketball coach, has been the teacher for student leadership.

Student Leadership sets members up for success

Savannah Riggins, Dispatch Reporter September 26, 2023

Countless words fill the room as Junior Wesley Long and Senior Sydney McBurnett discuss with the rest of the student leadership class to plan for the next Bowie event. Student Leadership is a unique...

A cafeteria worker is mixing beans, preparing for the student lunch rush. These beans will be served to the students on trays with other foods.

The cafeteria introduces new updated menus

Alec Morse, Dispatch Reporter September 19, 2023

Evident by the four lunch lines, morning breakfast options, and the newly reopened C-Store in front of the library, food is one of the most important factors of a good school day. However, keeping food...

Members of the Chess club challenge students to a chess match during the Club Fair for fun prizes.

Club Fair introduces opportunities for students

Ryan Zuniga, Dispatch Reporter September 15, 2023

Are you looking for a chance to meet with people who share similar interests as you? Bowie High School held its annual Club Fair to showcase the different clubs students can join. The Club Fair, this year...

With the overflow of students in classes, it was clear adding more classes would be necessary

Student schedules changed to reduce class sizes

Liberty Pittman, Dispatch Reporter September 13, 2023

Last Friday, students received news that some would be receiving changes to their schedules. These changes took effect on Monday, September 11 with the aim of reducing the abnormally large class sizes...

IMPECCABLE CUSTOMER SERVICE: Junior Iris Carpenter explains how to use a painting pen to a customer at Cafe Monet: Art & Clay Studio. Carpenter started working at Cafe Monet this summer and it is her first job.

Students obtain summer jobs such as retail stores or camps

Lucy Johnson, Dispatch Reporter June 28, 2023

With summer finally in full swing, many teenagers are looking for an easy side hustle to keep themselves busy. These summer jobs make for a fun way to make a bit of money whether that be to spend or save....

CAPS ON:  With their hands in the air, the graduating seniors gather together during the ceremony to celebrate the completion of their high school education. This year, the graduation was held at Burger Stadium.

The 2023 senior class graduates in style

Emerson Traugott, News Editor June 26, 2023

The sea of black caps and gowns swarms Burger Stadium, the turf almost completely covered as hundreds of students sit in symmetrical rows waiting patiently for their names to be called to accept their...

TRACING THE LINES:  Junior Aisley Bennett uses a pencil to make the final touches to the poster for the Junior Dawg Cheer Camp. The camp is open to kids entering kindergarten through eighth grade.

Bowie programs prepare for camps throughout summer

Isabella Verette, Print Staff June 19, 2023

As the school year ends and summer begins, flyers for camps pop up everywhere. Each summer a ton of programs from Bowie hold camps and opportunities for not only the current student body in specific programs,...

The Dispatch: Volume 35, Issue 6 and The Directive: Volume 3, Spring Issue

The Dispatch: Volume 35, Issue 6 and The Directive: Volume 3, Spring Issue

Alex Edwards, Online Editor-in-Chief June 15, 2023

The new leadership team of the Dispatch is proud to share the final issue of the 2022-23 school year. Included in this issue are stories about graduation, social media use among teens, and final coverage...

Senior Goodbye: Grace Harris

Senior Goodbye: Grace Harris

Grace Harris, Directive Editor June 9, 2023

Goodbye Bowie! Thank you to my Mom and Dad for always loving and supporting me through the ups and downs of these last four years. Thank you to my best friends, Brooke and Bailey who I am going to miss...

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