Bowie Sweep of Region 13 Citizen Bee…
We are proud to report that Bowie won the top three awards at the regional competition of the Texas Citizen Bee! The following students are masters of knowledge concerning current events, Supreme Court cases, historical people and documents: 1st place - Tyler Parkan, advancing to state; 2nd place - Gillian Sitler; 3rd place - Payton Bellman. The UIL Academic Team sweeps District Tournament, 8 District Champions and 8 Champion Teams.
Talented in Science…
Talia Hanley has placed second in the Behavioral and Social Sciences at the State Science Fair.
Bowie Mountain Bike Team Takes 3rd Place…
The Bulldog Mountain Bike team competed in their third race of the season in Smithville, Texas and came away with an overall third place win. Individual winners from our team include:Alexis Bobbitt, 1st place, varsity girls; Clara Ramsay, 2nd place, JV girls; Retta Johnson, 1st place, sophomore girls; Aidan Ruth, 2nd place, sophomore boys; Ryan Wood, 4th place, sophomore boys; Logan Poore, 1st place, JV boys 2.
Girls and Boys Soccer Advances in Playoffs…
Both Girls and Boys Soccer Teams defeated Pflugerville to advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs… Good luck and keep going dawgs!
One Act wins Bi-District - Advances to Area Contest…
The Bowie HS UIL One-Act Play company of Violet Sharp took top honors for the second week in a row, advancing next to the Area contest in College Station. Also for the second week in a row, our technical crew received the Best Technical Crew Award, Shelby Kelly won an Outstanding Technician Award and Madeline Sparkes won Best Actress for the titular role.
Individual Awards included:
Best Actress- Madeline Sparkes
All-Star Cast- Reed Syzdek
Honorable Mention-All Star Cast- Matthew Bosnyak and Morgan Sanders
Outstanding Technician- Shelby Kelly
Outstanding Technical Crew- Shelby Kelly, Julia Cabrera, Joe Morales, Samuel Fafel, and Alyssa Shumaker. The company includes: Matthew Bosnyak, Luke Evans, Natalie Guerra, Avery Helder, Piper Kopser, Blake Moyer, Lauren Norris, Blake Pousson, Emily Robinett, Morgan Sanders, Kaedon Solana, Madeline Sparkes, Reed Syzdek, Tasha Anslyn, Sofia Hutton, Jack Maegden, Megan Russell
JBHS UIL Academic Team are District Champions…
The James Bowie HS UIL Academic Team competed at the district UIL Academic Meet and for the second year in a row, we were the overall District Champions, beating out Anderson HS by 246 points. Students placing 1st through 3rd qualified for the Regional Tournament at Baylor University. District Champion Teams also automatically qualify their teams to Regional Competition.
District Champions: Matthew Ankele (Accounting), Daniel Baltoi (Literary Criticism), Karen Kim (Mathematics), Alejandra Rivera (Science), Jacob Rubine (Spelling), Victoria Newell(Feature Writing), Tate Weston (LD Debate), Grace Widner (Prose Interpretation)
Champion Teams: Accounting (coached by Jennifer Vance), Current Issues and Events, Literary Criticism (coached by Bree Rolfe), Mathematics (coached by Bill Russell), Number Sense (coached by John Graff), Science (coached by Jessica Davis), Spelling & Vocabulary (coached by Emily Davis)
Accounting – Coached by Jennifer Vance - District Champion Team (Regional Qualifier) District Champion - Matthew Ankele; 2nd place - Alexh Olah; 3rd place - Anna Esaka; 4th place -Iqra Khurram
Computer Science- Coached by Jody Barrett - 4th place - Canyon Mooney
Current Issues & Events
Literary Criticism – Coached by Bree Rolfe - District Champion Team (Regional Qualifier)
Mathematics – Coached by Bill Russell - District Champion Team (Regional Qualifier)
Number Sense – Coached by John Graff - District Champion Team (Regional Qualifier)
Ready Writing – Coached by Jacob Morgan
Science – Coached by Jessica Davis - District Champion Team (Regional Qualifier)
Social Studies – Coached by Melanie Hirschfeld & Charles Stampley - 2nd place team
Spelling & Vocabulary – Coached by Emily Davis - District Champion Team (Regional Qualifier)
Journalism Events – Coached by Michael Reeves - 2nd Place overall Journalism Team
Editorial Writing - 3rd place - Abby Ong
Feature Writing - District Champion - Victoria Newell; 2nd place - Abby Ong; 6th place - Maddy Rice
Headline Writing - 3rd place - Kathleen Nguyen; 4th place - Shelby Pabst
Newswriting - 3rd place - Mia Barbosa; 5th place - Madison Austin; 6th place - Violet Glenewinkel
Speaking Events- Coached by Marco Bazan - 2nd Place Team Overall
Informative Speaking - 2nd place - Jack Maedgen; 3rd place - Tate Weston; 6th place - Brianna Rodriguez
Lincoln Douglas Debate - District Champion - Tate Weston
Persuasive Speaking - 3rd place - Zach Houdek; 4th place - Ashlyn Dahl; 5th place - Amy Shreeve
Poetry Interpretation - 2nd place - Sofia Hutton; 6th place - Alyssa Shumaker; 7th place - Riley McCue
Prose Interpretation - District Champion - Grace Widner; 2nd place - Jamie Muras; 3rd place - Connor Snow