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Behind the scenes: athletic trainers

Behind the scenes: athletic trainers

Abbey Repka, Photo Essay Editor

November 18, 2019

The responsibilities of student trainers that keep players healthy, on the field and ready to win Running around finding all the medical kits and refilling all the water bottles they might need is a pretty common pre-game activity for the athletic trainers. Athletic trainers Brittani Thibodeaux an...

Fall festival is a pumpkin-smashing hit

Fall festival is a pumpkin-smashing hit

Rae Gray, Photo Editor

November 5, 2019

Students unwind after a hard day of PSAT testing with games and treats Loud music, games, tickets and prizes awaited students after a long day of PSAT testing earlier this month. The Student Leadership class organized the Fall Fest in order to provide students with a way to unwind after the stressf...

Beekeeper keeps community bee-utiful

Beekeeper keeps community bee-utiful

Rae Gray, Photo Essay Editor

October 22, 2019

GETTING STARTED Over the past six months, junior Jayden Wu has been working to preserve bees in his own home. After hearing that bees are dying, Wu started the process of becoming a beekeeper. “I decided to get into beekeeping because I heard that bees were at risk of becoming endangered,” Wu ...

Theatre takes a journey ‘Into the Woods’

Theatre takes a journey ‘Into the Woods’

Abbey Repka, Photo Essay Editor

October 11, 2019

To listen to the latest podcast for a behind the scenes look at Into the Woods click here! Advanced musical theatre classes produce their take on another classic production As the curtain opens and the spotlight reflects off the stage, you can almost feel the audience’s anticipation and excitement in the air. Students in advanced music...

Kickin’ it with the black belt brothers

Kickin’ it with the black belt brothers

Abbey Repka, Photo Essay Editor

June 11, 2019

Siblings practice martial arts at family-owned academy Tension fills the room while sophomore Sean McCulloch and senior Timmy McCulloch await to see if they pass their fifth-degree black belt tests. Sean and Timmy both currently learn and compete in taekwondo. Sean started taekwondo when he was ab...

Dancing, candy and palm trees, oh my!

Abbey Repka, Photo Essay Editor

May 17, 2019

Student Leadership has put together the No Place For Hate Parade for four years now. The parade assists in uniting students to fight against bullying. Starting in the fall of 2004, the Anti-Defamation League launched the campaign of ‘No Place For Hate’ in Austin schools. Then, Bowie students picked it ...

FFA students get a taste of ranch life

FFA students get a taste of ranch life

Rey Gray, Photo Essay Editor

May 4, 2019

FFA students put a lot of time in to taking care of their animals, day in and day out Future Farmers feed, bathe and care for their livestock. Starting as early as July FFA students can purchase and begin raising their animal for the year. They get their animals as soon as they can, choosing from pigs,...

Dancing, candy and palm trees, oh my!

Abbey Repka, Photo Essay Editor

April 27, 2019

Student Leadership has put together the No Place For Hate Parade for four years now. The parade assists in uniting students to fight against bullying. Starting in the fall of 2004, the Anti-Defamation League launched the campaign of ‘No Place For Hate’ in Austin schools. Then, Bowie students picked it ...

SR&D does groundbreaking research

SR&D does groundbreaking research

Rey Gray, Photo Essay Editor

March 6, 2019

For the past semester, Bowie’s Scientific Research and Design students have participated in the Vertebrate Interactive Streaming Project. They have been working with high schools and professional labs around the world to find out what specific proteins in the body do and how they function within the b...

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