Wisdom where it counts

Josie Koubek, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017


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North Platte Public School District and West Central Health District are partnering together to provide dental services for students at North Platte High School in January. “I feel very positive and optimistic about the collaboration between NPPSD and West Central District Health Department. It’s...

Inclusive setting at NPHS

Inclusive setting at NPHS

Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief

December 15, 2017


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The North Platte Public School District has already moved into a total inclusive setting at all schools, except for NPHS. Several weeks ago, though, the high school began taking their first steps towards the district’s goal, and students with more significant disabilities started participating in a regu...

Got it in the can:

Got it in the can:

Bryce Lee, Co-editor in chief

December 15, 2017


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Cans lining the walls stacked up in bundles of twelves towering up towards the ceiling, students walking in and out carrying more stuff than they can handle, and a folding table covered with color-coded tally sheets. This would have been what your day looked like if you were one of the 40 excused students...

Outstanding Stu Co

Outstanding Stu Co

Ainsley Nichols, People Editor

December 15, 2017


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On Monday, Nov. 20, the North Platte High School student council attended the Nebraska Association of Student Councils State convention. The convention was held in Kearney, Nebraska. The NPHS student council walked away with two awards: Outstanding Student Council 2017 and the Top Make-A-Wish Fundraiser....

Helping families in poverty during the holidays

November 17, 2017


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To many people, the holidays mean family, food, and fun. To some though, the holiday season is all about giving. It’s around this time of year that non-profit service organizations open up more opportunities for people of all ages to volunteer. With almost 4,000 people living in poverty in Lincoln...

Overcoming the unjust

Overcoming the unjust

Quincey Epley, Photography Editor

November 17, 2017


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Misogyny. It’s an uphill battle and Maria Marron, Dean of the college of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has won. On Monday, October 30, Marron came to North Platte High School to speak to the students on the Bulldogger and yearbook staffs. She shared her...

Stricter bathroom breaks at NPHS

Stricter bathroom breaks at NPHS

Ainsley Nichols, People Editor

November 17, 2017


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By now, you are aware of the new regulations involving bathroom breaks within North Platte High School. However, many people are unaware of what prompted the administration to change the rules, which include signed passes for personal restroom breaks and the removal of classroom breaks. Principal...

Making the cut: High school students take roles in a movie shot in North Platte.

Bryce Lee, Co-Editor in Chief

October 12, 2017


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After three weeks of filming, the crew of the feature film, “The Substitution”, has left North Platte for good. After three weeks of filming, the crew of the feature film, “The Substitution”, has left North Platte for good. 40 high school students from North Platte and Sutherland acted i...

Graduation sashes at NPHS?

Graduation sashes at NPHS?

Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief

October 12, 2017


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North Platte High School will not be adding sashes to their graduation gowns this year. At NPHS, graduation attire can cost anywhere from $30-50. Recently, a survey was sent out to all seniors that asked their opinion about adding an additional $10-15 fee. This would have been to cover the price of a...

History in the making: Backyard Barbacue

History in the making: Backyard Barbacue

Bryce Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2017


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The North Platte Public Schools Foundation (NPPSF) held the 9th annual Backyard Barbecue prior to the North Platte Bulldogs football game against Omaha Central. Around 20 tents were set up in the NPHS parking lot donating their food to the cause. Senior Dalton Prokop helped his family's food truck,...

Making a change

Making a change

Bryce Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2017


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  It’s been a month and some odd days since school started, and life as a student is beginning to feel routine at North Platte High School. However, this school year is not the same as last. North Platte Public Schools has changed their grading system to an equal-interval, 10 point scale. “We...

Gas prices skyrocket after Hurricane Harvey

Gas prices skyrocket after Hurricane Harvey

Jasper Hunt, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Hurricane Harvey has caused at least 60 deaths, potentially $200 billion in damages and another thing to groan about at the gas station. The storm passed through Texas, one of the largest oil producers in the United States, during August. The oil industry took a big hit with Harvey. Many oil rigs...

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