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Elijah Higgins receives a jersey of opportunities

Elijah Higgins receives a jersey of opportunities

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Feature, Online

Elijah Higgins, a Bowie football Varsity wide receiver, received his jersey to the 2019 Under Armour All-American Game after performing at the regional camp. Higgins is ranked the 22nd player in Texas and 150th player overall in the country.   Higgins has been accepted into many colleges and recently has an...

The Dangers of Electronic Cigarettes

The Dangers of Electronic Cigarettes

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Online

The intake of nicotine has become a daily routine for many high school students. The usage of e-cigarettes is becoming an upward trend in this generation.   Electronic cigarettes are devices that store electricity to heat a liquid into vapors, the mixture inhaled contain liquid nicotine, and...

Best seller author, Tillie Walden, visits Bowie

Best seller author, Tillie Walden, visits Bowie

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Online

Bowie students listen to Tillie Walden as she visits our high school in hopes of inspiring the high school students with her illustrations, graphic novels, and the story of her life. Tille Walden visited James Bowie High School last Thursday, October 4th, in the library. Tillie Walden is a cartoon...

Bowie teacher accused of sexual misconduct

Bowie teacher accused of sexual misconduct

Rachel Baschnagel, Copy Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under News, Online

Parents of Bowie students were notified late Monday night, Oct. 8, by the school email that an arrest warrant had been issued for a teacher for sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony. As stated in an affidavit obtained by KVUE, Austin Police were contacted on Sunday, October 7 by the moth...

Students say farewell to the Veloway

Students say farewell to the Veloway

Amelie Hayne, Dispatch Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under News, Online

Beyond the portables behind James Bowie High School lay a hidden path that many students used as a way to travel from school to their house. This path led up to the Austin Bike Trail known as the Veloway, which then led to an access point to a Circle C neighborhood. Late in the second semester, a large black s...

Ultimate Frisbee team prepares for state tournament

Ultimate Frisbee team prepares for state tournament

Sam Blas, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Online, Sports

Bright lights are shining down on each of the players. Each and every one of them is preparing for one of the biggest games of their lives. The Ultimate Frisbee State Tournament. Last year, The Bowie Ultimate Team won the Texas State Championship. Each player was ecstatic about winning the Championship. Team Ca...

PSAT is right around the corner

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Online

Students sweat as they anticipate the PSAT day and their chance to win as a scholar merit. Austin ISD Pays for every tenth and eleventh-grade students to take the College Board Practice SAT (PSAT). The PSAT will be examined at the Bowie campus on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, form an estimated 9:0...

Bowie Band competes at the Bands of America Austin Regional

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Online

The audience applauds as the Bowie Outdoor Performing Ensemble finishes 5th place overall at the Bands of America Austin Regional last Saturday, September 29.   Jovi Smith, a clarinet player on the Bowie Marching band and a competitor at the Bands of America Austin regional (BOA), shares...

Sophomore skates his way to class

Sophomore skates his way to class

Abbey Repka, Dispatch Photographer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Feature, Online

Poor air conditioning, annoying people, traffic, and long lines. These are just a few of the phrases to describe trying to get to Bowie, but one sophomore, Kyle Thomas, found a way around this. Thomas has been roller skating for most of his life and says he has started to prefer roller skating over...

Bowie seniors come out on top at the TETA competition

Bowie seniors come out on top at the TETA competition

Shruti Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Announcements, Online

Three Bowie theatre technicians give it their best at the Texas Educational Theatre Association Designfest Competition by showcasing their educational theatre portfolios, and due to their hard work and determination, they won three of the top five winners at the competition. Bowie high school senior te...

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