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The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

The student news site of James Bowie High School

The Dispatch

Alex Edwards

Alex Edwards, Digital Co-Editor-in-Chief

Hi! My name is Alex Edwards and I am a senior this year. This is my third year on the Dispatch staff and I am an Online Editor-In-Chief. I am excited to learn more and to also teach others how to create the products they want. Overall, I’m excited to try to make this the best year possible.

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SIGNS HELD HIGH: On May 2, 2024, students filled the courtyard during second lunch in protest, some of them walking out of their second-period class to join the event.

[Photo] Protest promotes student activism

Kate Davis, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 2, 2024
ONE ON ONE: The backdrop to Horner’s office within his studio is a wall dedicated to graffiti tags. An ode to his origins and where his passions truly began within the medium of graffiti. “I would introduce myself as a graffiti artist,” Horner said. “But I like murals are definitely like the medium because I look at graffiti as something that’s graffiti is not something that you ask permission for.”

[Photo] Dull to colorful with new murals

Emerson Traugott, Executive Editor: News
April 26, 2024
Senior Goodbye: Alex Edwards

Senior Goodbye: Alex Edwards

Alex Edwards, Digital Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2024
HOT ONES: Assistant Principal Hector Munoz bites into a hot chicken wing during a Business Professionals of America fund raiser. Hot Ones was a fund raiser put on by BPA to raise funds for travel and competition expenses for the year.

[Photo] Club to career pipelines run through Bowie

Asher Hagan, Executive Editor: Arts & Graphics
March 7, 2024
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[Photo] Bowie Swim district results

Mars Canepa, Executive Editor: Multimedia
January 29, 2024
EXTRACTION TEAM: Members of bee club need to suit up in large bee-proof suits to help protect themselves from stings. These suits need to cover every inch of skin to ensure no bees can get inside. Bees die after stinging, if they are not able to sting the keepers, the bees are safer.  “We’re not in control, the bees are, and mother nature is” Nona Spillers said.

[Video] These bees buzzzzzzzzzz

Noah Bihan, Photo Essay Editor
January 26, 2024
Baking students prepare funfetti cookies for the autumn themed bake sale.

Autumn bake sale brings students together

Alex Edwards, Digital Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 27, 2023

[Video] The Dawgs take down Akins

Ben Tillisch, Executive Editor: Staff
October 22, 2023
REACHING UP TO THE SKY: The Silver Stars perform the show’s opening number, dancing underneath golden spotlights. The show features all members of the dance program.

[Photo] Found in the Attic

Kate Davis, Managing Editor
July 7, 2023
EDITORS OF THE YEAR: Seniors Natalie Cullen and Wes Warmink posing with their UIL/ILPC awards. Cullen won the Online Editor of the Year for her work on the online edition of The Dispatch and Warmink won the Yearbook Editor of the Year award.

Two Bowie editors bring home state awards

Alex Edwards, Online Managing Editor
April 19, 2023
M3GAN is a disappointingly robotic movie

M3GAN is a disappointingly robotic movie

Alex Edwards, Online Managing Editor
February 8, 2023
Wearing an ID while walking through the door or around the halls shows that you are a student at Bowie, not a random person trying to get onto campus. We are trying to avoid the worst possible situations, and the IDs help with that.

[Photo] The new ID policy is important

Sam Bode, J1 Reporter
November 11, 2022
In 2014, a Boba Fett spin-off film began early stages of development but was eventually canceled in 2015.

The Book of Boba Fett Review

Alex Edwards, Dispatch Reporter
March 2, 2022
Every year, a team of the top NBA players are picked by fans and voters on who should represent each conference in the All-Star game.

[Photo] NBA All-Star game creates controversies

Sam Vane, Dispatch Reporter
February 18, 2022
Ghostbusters released in 1984 directed by Ivan Reitman, grossing 295.2 million at the box office, and becoming a global phenomenon spawning a series of video games, comics and other products.

[Photo] GhostBusters: Afterlife Review

Mars Canepa, Dispatch Reporter
January 7, 2022
The Debt Ceiling is a limit set on the amount of money the government is allowed to have in unpaid debt. This limit is currently set at $28.4 trillion, and as of now the national debt has reached $28.9 trillion.

[Photo] The Debt Ceiling

Alli Ekrot, Dispatch Reporter
November 18, 2021
As the 2021 NBA pre-season has come to an end, we got a chance to see the rookies and veterans showcase their skills in preparation for the regular season.

[Photo] NBA pre-season recap

Oscar Campbell, Dispatch Reporter
November 15, 2021
At the beginning of the school year, incentives were halted to help prevent students from coming to school sick. Now, with the spread of COVID-19 decreasing throughout the city of Austin and the COVID-19 risk stage lowering from Stage 5 to Stage 3, it became safe to reintroduce the incentives for the second nine weeks.

Bowie’s Incentive policy is back

Alex Edwards, Dispatch Reporter
November 5, 2021
SCI-FI STUDIES: In the new Science Fiction class, students analyze various stories relating to the genre.

[Photo] Students in newly offered courses study stories

Audrey Hagan, Staff Writer
October 20, 2021
As a result of many events and organizations requiring a COVID vaccine, some individuals have taken it upon themselves to fake having been vaccinated.

[Photo] Faking Vaccinations

Austin Ikard, Staff Writer
October 13, 2021
Godzilla vs King Kong

Godzilla vs King Kong

Alex Edwards, J1 Reporter
April 27, 2021
Compared to in person school, online school is harder for some students to learn at. Online school does have some pros, but considering these problems don’t even really exist at normal school it is most definitely harder to learn with online school.

Virtual Learning Isn’t Easy

Alex Edwards, J1 Reporter
December 14, 2020
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