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Spring Festivities

Shikha Patel, Dispatch Online Reporter

March 14, 2019


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Spring is right around the corner, and with spring break next week, many people are rushing around making plans with friends that they haven’t seen in like one year. So i’m here to help, help you find spring activities that you and some friends can go do. A quick hike, or really any activity ...

Chat with Nat: Reflecting on high school as graduation date approaches

Natalie Aman, Columnist

March 9, 2019


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New year, same us, right? Same friends, same weekend festivities, and the same late nights of homework. I find comfort in this routine because it won’t be long until we are packing up and heading out for the next chapter in our lives. So as we prepare for life beyond Bowie High School, I’d like t...

High school in the digital world: is it acceptable?

High school in the digital world: is it acceptable?

Madisen Johnson, Features Editor

February 26, 2019


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We’ve all considered the blissful thought of dropping out and being able to take our classes in the comfort of our own homes. While not having to get out of bed to go to school seems like a wonderful option, the idea of transitioning to online school because of sheer laziness to actually attend school...

Parking plans insufficient for Bowie

Parking plans insufficient for Bowie

Abbey Repka, Dispatch Reporter

February 25, 2019


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There’s no doubt that the parking controversy has been a big topic amongst underclassmen. Juniors aren’t as concerned, as they have priority to both the school parking lot and the church parking lot next year. So most of the underclassmen, myself included, are upset that we will have to park over ...

Texas’ school funding system is defective

Texas’ school funding system is defective

Editorial, Editorial

February 18, 2019


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From the clunky air conditioners to broken pipes and swarms of aggressive bees, this year at Bowie has not been a walk in the park. Students can only hope that one day their school will have some basic heating, but right now, they’re wondering why AISD is unwisely spending state and local money on such...

Bullying and Depression

Bullying and Depression

Sa'Bella Davidson, J1 Reporter

February 7, 2019


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I know how to feels to be bullied and feeling depressed because of the bullying.  Bullies bully because they have no fun in life, so they want to spice things up to hurt others. It makes them look cool, but if you let them get to you then you just let them win. You don’t want that to happen, so you sho...

School IDs: Helpful or a waste of time?

Ethan Chuah, J1 Reporter

February 6, 2019


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The punishment for having no ID is unfair, as students have to pay for a temporary one and are eventually required to serve ISS, in school suspension if they still cannot find their card, according to the JBHS website. Forgetting a simple, plastic card makes these punishments ruthless and strict. Ho...

PDA at Bowie

PDA at Bowie

Azul Lin, J1 Reporter

February 4, 2019


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How many times have you walked through the halls in a day and seen a couple making out in the corner? It’s more than a couple times for me, and I think that’s too many; intense public displays of affection are unpleasant to be around, and should be banned. There are many things considered public disp...

Weighting of Grades: What is the Purpose?

Weighting of Grades: What is the Purpose?

Amorah Schultze, J1 Reporter

February 3, 2019


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Six weeks of fumbling on quizzes, hive-inducing homework, and rigorous studying in preparation for a single test. Bracing for 70% of a class’ average determined by a one-hour test with a ¼ chance of the future of a core class contributing to acceptance into a dream college. There’s always a ...

Youtube: Bad for teens?

Youtube: Bad for teens?

Kelli Robinson, J1 Reporter

February 2, 2019


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We hear about it all around us. We see it on our screens. It's the powerful app that seems to have more control then we see. Youtube. It’s there even when we don’t see it. It’s visible in the clothes we wear, the words we speak, the jokes we say, the trends we follow. It’s taking over the world of...

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