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An Evening in Monet’s Garden

An Evening in Monet’s Garden

Preston Rolls, Photo Editor

June 25, 2018


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Class of 2018 shares a final dance Bright  colors illuminate the dance floor. The music is cranked to the highest volume. Hands go up in the air as Bowie seniors make their last prom one to remember. This year’s prom theme was Monet’s Garden, which was planned and decorated by the Class of 2018 officers who have bee...

Celebrating the No Place for Hate parade

Celebrating the No Place for Hate parade

Austyn Keelty, Photo Editor

April 7, 2018


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Once a year, students and faculty come together to speak out about the issue of bullying and work to unify all students. With the help of students and administrators, the No Place for Hate parade has been able to grow and become an anticipated event by hundreds of students the past three years. Stude...

Day in the life: aspiring pottery artist

Day in the life: aspiring pottery artist

Austin Keelty, Photo Editor

February 27, 2018


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Most people have dreams when they’re younger. Whether it’s to be an astronaut, a celebrity, or even the president, no dream is too big or ambitious in a child’s mind. However, when children grow up those dreams sometimes seem to disappear.  There are a few individuals that stray from this stereotype of...

Flying & falling fantasy a magical favorite

Flying & falling fantasy a magical favorite

Maddy Rice, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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The crowd holds their breath as senior Blake Pousson hangs upside down from the top of the stage, his voice carrying throughout the theatre. How did he get up there? What some don’t realize is that tons of theatre technicians are constantly working backstage to bring the show to life, including lif...

Gingerbread houses galore

Gingerbread houses galore

Cara Andres, Photo Essay Editor

December 31, 2017


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Four mastermind groups per block team up to create extraordinary gingerbread houses filled with icing, chocolate, marshmallows, licorice, and so much more. This marks the 18th year that chef Richard Winemiller has done this holiday project with his culinary arts students. “It is an excellent way for my stud...

Students paw their way to future jobs

Students paw their way to future jobs

Ashley Ramirez, Photo Essay Editor

December 16, 2017


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Waking up early, getting dressed, and heading to class is normal for any high schooler. However, for student in the Vet Practicum class instead of sitting at a desk they are working at veterinary clinics around Austin. Seniors Morgan Walk and Gabriela Minjares are part of the Vet Practicum class that...

Day in the Life: an aspiring boulderer

Day in the Life: an aspiring boulderer

Cara Andres, Photo Essay Editor

November 27, 2017


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Powerfully grasping for rock climbing holds, dynamically reaching for new heights, and gaining both patience and strategy through trial and error — these are the daily activities of boulderer, senior Chris Lomeli. “Climbing is a sport unique in that the only true competition to be had in the sp...

Day in the Life: upcoming shoegaze band

Day in the Life: upcoming shoegaze band

Cara Andres, PE Editor

October 20, 2017


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Bowie students and alumni form new soft rock band “Cupid Cult”               Waves of reverb echo through the bedroom of senior Gabe Rodriguez as he strums his crimson Squier. Alongside him, junior Haley Peck adds melodic sounds with her sticker-filled Squier Strat, junior Emilio Garza hits on his lim...

Cowey makes profit from upcycling

Cara Andres, Staff Writer

July 11, 2017


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During the school day, he assists and educates his students with arithmetic. With his extra   free time, he re-purposes and resells vintage and mid-century modern pieces. Charles Cowey, an algebra 2 teacher, is known as a Central Texas Picker. “I visit garage sales, auctions, estate sales, and junk yards...

Junior Luisa Quinchia is helping care for homeless pets

Junior Luisa Quinchia is helping care for homeless pets

Cara Andres, Photo Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Photo Essay, Student Life

Throughout the month of March, Junior Luisa Quinchia has contributed her assistance to Austin Pets Alive (APA), a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing care for pets. “I decided that APA would be something I definitely wanted to put my time towards,” Quinchia said. “I’ve always...

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