The Dispatch

Club day brings new opportunities

Club day brings new opportunities

Arushi Sharma and Sammie Thompson

September 17, 2019

Are you tired of sitting at home watching Netflix for hours on end? Are you interested in meeting new people with similar interests to yours?  Bowie has a large variety of student-led clubs that are sure to cure your boredom. Worried there isn’t a club for you? Have no fear, there are many unique ...

Hunter Amidon ranks in the high school top 10 for the Top Tier Fishing

Hunter Amidon ranks in the high school top 10 for the Top Tier Fishing

Shikha Patel, Managing Editor

September 12, 2019

Waiting patiently for a tug on your hook may seem frustrating for many people. However, for senior Hunter Amidon, this has become a daily hobby and passion. Top Tier Fishing recently released the top ten high school students in fishing for September, and Amidon was ranked number five.  Through Top ...

The Causes Behind the Austin Smoke

Cade Spencer, Managing Editor

September 11, 2019

As students walked outside Sunday night, many were greeted by a haze of smoke. Two fires over the weekend are believed to be the sources of the fog in the Austin area. “This may be smoke from a [controlled] fire near Corpus that was pushed our way over the last couple of hours,” CBS Austin meteor...

King and Queen of Springs 2019

King and Queen of Springs 2019

Shruti Patel, Manager Editor

September 5, 2019

This morning, the Bowie swimmers and divers competed in our annual King and Queen of springs competition.  The athletes met at Deep Eddy Pool this morning at 6:15 to race over to Barton Springs and then swam down and back in the brisk 68-degree water.  This year's King and Queen are Ian Cullicott and...

The speech and debate team swings back to the school year at the Pflugerville TFA Swing tournament

The speech and debate team swings back to the school year at the Pflugerville TFA Swing tournament

Shruti Patel and Shikha Patel

September 5, 2019

This weekend at the Pflugerville TFA Swing tournament, Bowie debate students competed for top positions in various speech and debate competitions.  Sophomore Erin Everette, junior Alyssa Shumaker, junior Connor Snow, and other members from the speech and debate team participated in the tournament....

Varsity football kicks off

Varsity football kicks off

Kaitlyn Zellner, Online Editor-In-Chief

August 31, 2019

After enduring an injury early last season, Trinidad Sanders made his big comeback. Sanders is now the quarterback for the varsity football team as a senior and is proving what he is capable of on the field. As the leader, he hyped up his teammates on the sidelines to ensure the first game of the season...

Riley Hughes award winning poet

Katie Holme, Staff Reporter

June 28, 2019

Creativity flows into the minds of students while creating their contest entries for the annual Vision and Voice poetry contest. This year, Bowie took the top spots in the 9th, 11th, and 12th grade categories. Junior Riley Hughes was one of the students awarded for her poem. “My poem uses eyes a...

John Hahn moves onto the military

Jocelyn Brooks, Managing Editor

June 27, 2019

While students on campus are practicing their skills in order to increase their knowledge, math teacher John Hahn is temporarily trading in his textbooks for a different kind of expertise: military intelligence. Hahn was activated for operational support from Jan. 16, 2019 to June 13, 2019. Rather th...

Summer plans for a school makeover

Summer plans for a school makeover

Cade Spencer, News Editor

May 28, 2019

As the glorious months of summer approach, seniors eagerly prepare for college, students and teachers dream of restful vacations, and the campus falls into silence. As Bowie closes down for the break, the Campus Architecture Team prepares for a new phase of summer construction. In order to undergo ...

Graduation date extended

Will Grossenbacher, Dispatch Reporter

May 23, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, seniors are preparing for one of the most important events of their lives. Every year, graduation day marks the end of the senior's high school career and the beginning of their future. However, this year’s ceremony is different as graduation has unexpectedly been pushed b...

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