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Students explore various fields at the Science Fair

Students explore various fields at the Science Fair

Selma Sanchez

February 12, 2014

The James Bowie High annual Science Fair competition where student contestants present their science project results before judges occurred on the chilly evening of January 16. Over 250 future scientists unfolded their display boards, unpacked models, and recreated technical experiments in the hopes...

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News Briefs

February 12, 2014

Widner joins hall of fame as 26th teacher of the year Jan. 29, history teacher, Ruth Widner was awarded Teacher of the Year over three other nominees. “Having admired many of Bowie’s TOY winners and nominees over the years, I am humbled and honored to be selected for the recognition,” Widner...

The Heat is on in Saigon

The Heat is on in Saigon

Kamryn Bryce

February 12, 2014

Quite literally blood, sweat, and tears go into the creation of a musical, for it’s what takes place behind the scenes that really brings a production to life. The Starlight Theatre Company (STC) tackled the Broadway musical, Miss Saigon, which captures the lowly life of a young woman struggling to...

FFA places high at TCYS

FFA places high at TCYS

Maryam Hussain

February 10, 2014

Future Farmers of America (FFA) is a hands-on organization that gives students the opportunity to become better leaders and to learn about agriculture. They raise livestock and participate in different competitions ranging from horse judging to tractor tech. Bowie’s FFA students recently competed...

Bowie Band 2013 Sudler Shield Rceipient

Christian Haddad

February 6, 2014

Before winter break, the James Bowie High School Marching Band was selected as a recipient of the 2013 Sudler Shield by the John Philip Sousa Foundation, an award you are nominated for. Out of about 25 bands around the United States and across the globe, Bowie Band was chosen alongside a group from Japan,...

Jason Landers and Ray Roche Blood Drive

Christian Haddad

February 4, 2014

The Blood Drive for Coach Jason Landers and Ray Roche continues as the mobile blood bank will be at Bowie HS on April 4. At that time, you may sign up to give blood.   Each donation of blood will award our recipients with a $10 credit, which will be distributed to Coach Landers and Ray Roche.   Friends...

Teachers drop the books and lift the weights

Teachers drop the books and lift the weights

Lauren Blevins

January 8, 2014

In the parking lot, teachers and other adults participate in a yoga and palliates fusion workout to get in shape called “X Fit 2 U.” At Bowie, there are two different locations and times to take advantage of this fitness opportunity.  Near the weight room on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday at 6...

Recovering from the flood

Paige Rife

January 8, 2014

What can seem like an ordinary day can turn into a disaster in a matter of minutes. Devastating flooding has caused many to lose not only their homes but all their belongings including cars, pets, blankets, and much more. There are many ways in which the community can get together and help those who...

Debate shows dedication

Elyas Levens

January 8, 2014

As you enter room A207 you’d think you’re among the most laid back students in the school. Turns out, if you pick an argument with these guys and gals, then saddle up. Debate is full of different people with different ideas and representations. “All of the people are very unique and interesting,”...

Bowie collaborates with UT to create a rain garden

Selma Sanchez

January 8, 2014

Engineering students from the University of Texas and Bowie’s Student Council will undertake a unique real world project early next year when they work together to create a rain garden. A rain garden is a shallow depression that is usually designed and placed in an urban environment to help give the...

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