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2018-2019
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James Bowie High School
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James Bowie High School
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Stories from James Bowie High School
Choir co-president directs for nostalgia
Arts & Entertainment

Mikayla Zellner | December 11, 2018

The sound of music from all genres resonates throughout the theatre, choreographed dancing dazzles the audience, and nostalgia fills the minds of people in the auditorium. These are just a few aspects…

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Kicker: a leg above the competition
Sports

Sam Blas | December 11, 2018

The ref hands him the ball. The band is playing their music, the crowd is chanting their chants, and the coaches are yelling their orders. He gets in his steps. He looks over to his coach.
Breathe.
Then…

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Silver Stars perform for the Macy’s Day Parade
News

Rachel Baschnagel | November 28, 2018

Millions of live spectators, cameras all around, and high kicks galore are all in the near future for the James Bowie High School Silver Star Officer Line.

The Officer Line will be dancing in the 92nd…

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Trainers help athletes get back on their feet
Sports

Caitlin Worthington | November 28, 2018

Blue and red sirens fill the parking lot as the medical trainers rush onto the field. A wave of players get on one knee and raise their hands, crossing two fingers, and bowing their heads. Silence sets…

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Day in the Life: Spikeball fanatic
Features

Austyn Keelty | November 21, 2018

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…

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Freshmen ace their way to the top
Showcase

Naya Tillisch | November 15, 2018

Jumping higher, blocking better, diving further, and hitting harder has allowed two freshmen to play varsity volleyball this season.
Freshman Katherine Crosley made varsity volleyball. Freshman Zeta Jenkins…

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Homecoming Dance: Behind the Scenes
Features

Callie Payne | November 6, 2018

The Homecoming Dance is a big event and takes a lot of time and preparation to create.

“The dance is mainly run by the PTSA,” Student Council Co-President Cade Blagdan said. “They came to student…

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Students intern at new hotels downtown
Features

Austyn Keelty | October 30, 2018

Students take in the clean smell and crowd of travelers as they enter the eight hotels, which include Van Zandt, JW Marriott, and The Driskill, new to Hospitality. 

Due to the renovations the Barton…

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Elijah Higgins receives a jersey of opportunities
Sports

Shikha Patel | October 30, 2018

Elijah Higgins, a Bowie football Varsity wide receiver, received his jersey to the 2019 Under Armour All-American Game after performing at the regional camp. Higgins is ranked the 22nd player in Texas…

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Bowie Buddies presidents strive for inclusivity
Features

Miranda Cardenas | October 23, 2018

Kindness, warmth, and friendship. These are the three words that sum up the goals of the Bowie Buddies program.
This program allows Life Skills students to have a buddy.  Senior co-president Alyssa Poole…

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Students say farewell to the Veloway
News

Amelie Hayne | October 23, 2018

Beyond the portables behind James Bowie High School lay a hidden path that many students used as a way to travel from school to their house. This path led up to the Austin Bike Trail known as the Veloway,…

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Painted parking spots stir up debate about criteria
News

Katie Holme | October 12, 2018

The past few years, seniors with outstanding attendance have been able to submit an application for a painted, reserved parking spot to the administration for approval. This year several spots have sparked…

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Bowie graduate designs campaign art for Beto O’Rourke
News

Abby Ong | October 8, 2018

Designing artwork from a young age, as 2018 graduate Emily Lawson grew older, she began to see art as the main thing she wanted to focus on for her life.

When presented with the opportunity, she eagerly…

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