Write-in, what then?

Write-in, what then?

Gracia Lantis, Photography Editor

May 11, 2018


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  Students old enough to vote are in for an unusual primary election on May 15. Judy Pederson stands to run as a write-in candidate against incumbent Mike Groene for the state legislature. Lincoln County Clerk Rebecca Rossell says that write-in candidates are more common in local elections “Th...

New beginnings

New beginnings

Ainsley Nichols, Social Media Editor

May 11, 2018


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At the end of the school year, many familiar faces around North Platte High School will be departing. In the gallery, you can click through and read about a few of them.

Stuco is strategizing for next year

Stuco is strategizing for next year

Harmony Myers, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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In the 2017-2018 year, senior Jamon Davis was our student council president and civics teacher Kirk Livingston was the advisor. This year, English teacher Ashley Werkmeister is the new student council advisor and junior Jenna Hoover is the new president, and they have a few changes in mind. This year,...

Late night standoff

Princess Saguban, News Editor

April 30, 2018


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On April 27, 2018, officers were called to a residence due to a rifle being shot off. An individual male in his 30’s fired a shot during a conflict with another male. According to School Resource Officer Jeremiah Johnson, the suspect had drove to the intended target’s house to confront him about ...

Assembly on Drugs

April 23, 2018


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To face what is being called a national crisis the school was called into an assembly on Monday, April 23. Courtney Lovell spoke on behalf of the organisation, Speakers for Change on her experiences. Covering her all time lows to her lack of support to her long recovery with plenty of metaphors. “It ...

Nationwide walkout

Nationwide walkout

Quincey Epley, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018


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Over 100 NPHS students walked out of school at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 20, with each student having a different reason for doing so. Some students were protesting for more strict gun control laws, for teachers to be armed, because they know someone who attends the school in Parkland, or to remember t...

“Paws on the Platte”

“Paws on the Platte”

Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief

April 20, 2018


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North Platte High School Art Club students have partnered with non-profit organization Paws-itive Partners, on a local art project called “Paws on the Platte” that will soon be displayed throughout North Platte. For the past few weeks, junior Gillian Allen, sophomore Jakob Fisher, and freshm...

Denim for dollars: NPHS teachers are raising money for our school and the community

Denim for dollars: NPHS teachers are raising money for our school and the community

Morgan Fischer, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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A multitude of people adore jeans. For many, they’re comfortable, occasionally stylish, and almost always reliable. Jeans are perfect for practically every occasion. But this isn’t about the elastic denim you wear on your legs, this is about how a simple pair of pants can make a difference in and...

Saved or shackled?

Saved or shackled?

Anam Vaziri, People Editor

April 20, 2018


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In the last year, multiple safety precautions have been put into place at North Platte High School. They have installed an entry buzzer at the front entrances, closed campus for juniors, and barricaded the stairs to the balcony, to name a few. “We just want to make the school safe without making it...

Speak Up

Speak Up

Anam Vaziri, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2018


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Last year, North Platte High School speech team members participated at National Qualifiers in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Three advanced (and one alternate), and had the opportunity to compete at Nationals in Birmingham, Alabama. Unfortunately, our speech team will not have the opportunity to compete this year. Speech...

Making A+ impact

Making  A+ impact

Sophia Chingren, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Around 351 lives were saved the day North Platte High School's gym was transformed into a blood bank. For many donors, it was their first time having a stranger prick them with a needle and take their blood. This was the situation for junior Emily Schilmoeller. “It doesn’t even bother me, I didn’t...

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