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

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...

Dangerous Distractions

Dangerous Distractions

Josie Preece, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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Doug Peterson knows what it’s like to say no to drugs. The State Attorney General turned down acid in eighth grade and a line of cocaine a few years later. Now, Nebraska’s top officer of the law wants teens to have the courage to say no too. Peterson spoke to the entire North Platte High Schoo...

Tailgate Charity

Tailgate Charity

Josie Koubek, Staff Writer

August 25, 2017


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North Platte High School students are rallying around two of their classmates tonight after a fire demolished their Maxwell home Wednesday. Student Council's annual tailgate party will benefit sophomore Natalie Miller and junior Whitney Miller’s family. “Although Make-a-Wish is a worthy cause, the Mil...

What’s new to NPHS

Soha Vaziri, Business Manager

May 15, 2017


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Even though the school year is coming to a close, a new change is coming to North Platte High School next fall. The high school’s Vice Principal Scott Siegel said “We’re putting out a district wide policy; it’s kind of a philosophical shift in how grades are calculated. I think it’s goi...

Closed Campus Conundrum

Closed Campus Conundrum

Thomas Hoatson

May 12, 2017


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“Ever since I was in middle school, I saw that the juniors and seniors could leave for lunch [because] they had an open campus. So it was my sophomore year and I was so excited for open campus and then they closed it on us and I was very upset,” said class of 2018 vice president, Jake French. French is among ...

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