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New policy provides teachers with silence during lunch

New policy provides teachers with silence during lunch

Brianna Lopez, Dispatch Photographer

October 15, 2019

When people go into the academic wings during lunch, they are greeted by the silence and emptiness of the hallways. At the beginning of the school year, the administration announced that students were no longer allowed to eat lunch in the academic halls. “Students are invited to eat in the cafeteria...

New opportunities for freshman in the fall show

New opportunities for freshman in the fall show

Shruti Patel, Online managing editor

October 14, 2019

The theatre students prepare as they are premier for the fall shows. This year, the show has casted majority freshman, which allows younger students to be ready to take the places of the upperclassmen when they graduate. This fall, the theatre performs their annual shows. However, this year there are ...

The annual fall shows

The annual fall shows

Shikha Patel, Online managing editor

October 13, 2019

Lights, camera, action! The music starts and the mic drops, that's right, the fall shows are here! This past weekend, the James Bowie Starlight Theatre presented their 2019 Fall Shows, The American Experience.  As for many seniors part of the theatre, this is one of their last time performing on the ...

Varsity football team plays with injuries

Varsity football team plays with injuries

Tiera Jarmond, Reporter

October 9, 2019

The football season has just begun and some players can definitely feel the effect that these first few games have had on players. From varsity to JV there has been a range of injuries, from a few aches and pains to severe injuries, even injuries that require surgery. Starting linebacker Zach Stachura is one of ...

Speech and Debate

Shruti Patel and Shikha Patel

October 8, 2019

James Bowie speech and debate season for the school year, 2019-2020.

The stewing storm of sweet smoke

The stewing storm of sweet smoke

Peter Dang and Cade Spencer

October 8, 2019

A teenage boy hides away in a bathroom stall as he slowly takes a small device from his pocket. Lifting the e-cigarette to his mouth, the boy inhales a puff of smoke. As he exhales, a light haze of sweet vapor fills the room. This very scene has become commonplace in high schools across the nation. ...

Young filmmakers showcase their talents

Young filmmakers showcase their talents

Dylan Ebs, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Millions of teens go to the movie theater every year and millions more watch movies on Netflix and other subscription services. But what if you had the opportunity to work on one of these movies? For two students here at Bowie, this opportunity has become a reality. Freshmen Natalie Cullen and Ty...

Bowie welcomes a new nurse

Bowie welcomes a new nurse

Shruti Patel, Online managing editor

October 7, 2019

This school year, the Bowie community welcomed a new nurse on campus. Mary Smith is the new nurse on campus who strives to promote wellness throughout the school. She previously worked at Del Valle High School and was one of the two full time registered nurses and a full-time nursing assistant. Here,...

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