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Kickin’ it with the black belt brothers

Kickin’ it with the black belt brothers

Abbey Repka, Photo Essay Editor

June 11, 2019


Filed under Photo Essay, Student Life

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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Bowie’s Black History Month 2019

Bowie’s Black History Month 2019

Mo Orr, Online Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2019


Filed under Photo Essay, Slideshows

Taking a chance on “Mamma Mia!”

Taking a chance on “Mamma Mia!”

Preston Rolls, Photo Essay Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under News, Photo Essay, Podcast, Student Life

Enjoy the first Dispatch Podcast, Austin Civatte gets an behind the scenes look at "Mamma Mia!"  Bright neon colors of the dance floor glint off sequin-coated costumes, captivating the audience. The lights come up and the music swells as cast members scramble into position for the Starlight Theatre Com...

Jessica Davis awarded Teacher of the Year

Jessica Davis awarded Teacher of the Year

Rachel Baschnagel, Copy Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Feature, Photo Essay, Slideshows

  Grading into the wee hours of the night, going over material (and over and over it), and supporting many students- all a day in the life of a high school teacher. All week, teachers are loaded with the task of educating the rising generation. Each year, Bowie faculty is given the chance...

Culinary gives back for Thanksgiving

Culinary gives back for Thanksgiving

Rey Gray, Photo Essay Editor

January 3, 2019


Filed under Photo Essay

Over Thanksgiving break instead of staying at home in their PJ’s and watching Netflix, the Bowie Culinary team baked a total of 30 pies to serve at the Austin Public Library’s Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless. The A.P.L. reached out to culinary teams in Austin and both Bowie and Austin High r...

Day in the Life: Spikeball fanatic

Day in the Life: Spikeball fanatic

Austyn Keelty and Cece Lawrence

November 12, 2018


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Starting as an alternative to beach volleyball, Spikeball gained a lot of ground when CEO Chris Ruder appeared on the television show Shark Tank and presented his new beach sport. All summer long junior James Hayek and his friends enjoyed this new game of Spikeball, and not even the swelterin...

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