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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...

Bowie High School, Cheerleading 1st Annual Mattress Fundraiser

Ellie Coulston, Online Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Online

On Saturday, September 22, 2018 Bowie High School Cheerleading is pleased to host a one of a kind fundraising event. This event has been successful all over the country for over 10 years, and is now coming to Bowie. If you are in need of a mattress, visit Bowie Cheer's mobile showroom. You can save...

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...

Looking through the camera at a bright future

Looking through the camera at a bright future

Miranda Cardenas, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


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Senior Kendall Franz sets her sights high on following her dreams At the beginning of high school current senior Kendall Franz was not sure what Bowie would have in store for her. She realized she had an interest in photography and journalism, and decided to see where that road takes her. “Be...

Poetry reading fundraiser deemed successful

Poetry reading fundraiser deemed successful

Faith Lawrence, Staff Writer

June 10, 2018


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On April 20, English teacher Bree Rolfe hosted a poetry reading where Bowie teachers who enjoy to write read some of their work. The poetry reading was a fundraiser for Bowie’s literary magazine, Odyssey, which features original writing from students and staff. “I figured the [poetry reading] would be fun, ...

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