The Bulldogger

Life goals taking off

NPHS senior David Sack shows off his student pilot's license.

Jonathan Dekleva, Spotlight Editor

October 19, 2020

Senior David Sack flew an airplane by himself for the first time this month.  According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there were nearly 1200 active student pilots in Nebraska. Sack is one of them. He is learning to fly this year and hopes to be a licensed pilot by 2021.  Sack said his first solo landing on Oct. 10 was not his ...

School spirit and success

North Platte High School students shout the

Sophia Walsh and Priscila Mondragõn

October 14, 2020

North Platte High School students and staff gathered on Wednesday for the first pep rally of the year. Originally, the fall sports pep rally was supposed to take place about a month ago, but the postponed event allowed the school to celebrate recent sports successes. COVID-19 regulations forced t...

Red Flag Fire Warning

Smoky haze from California wildfires block the sunrise before school on Sept. 17.

Chloe Walchesky, Social Media Editor

October 12, 2020

The National Weather Service in North Platte issued a hazardous outlook until 8 p.m. today for Lincoln County. The red flag warning cautioned that low humidity and gusty wind conditions will create critical fire weather, according to meteorologist Chris Buttler. "In our area, we are more worried about...

The Write Stuff is the right show

North Platte High School's fall play production opened September 28 to a covid 75% capacity audience.

Lucas Ratliff

September 30, 2020

  You can’t do much in North Platte right now because of COVID restrictions, but you can go to the fall play “The Write Stuff.” I went to see the fall play on opening night and it was one of the better plays that I have seen. While I enjoy plays, this was especially entertaining to wa...

The show must go on… even in a pandemic

Actors from the fall play,

Jonathan Dekleva, Spotlight Editor

September 24, 2020

The Coronavirus will not stop the fall play. North Platte student actors will perform "The Write Stuff" on Monday in the Performing Arts Center at 7:30. There are COVID regulations in place. Fall play sponsor David Cooper said the auditorium will be filled to a maximum of 75% capacity. All audience members...

When Travis Scott orders for you

A diagram of the contents of the Travis Scott order.

Nathenial Crow, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 21, 2020

I am part of a trend on TikTok. I’ve eaten the Travis Scott burger. McDonald’s and Travis Scott teamed up to offer the rapper’s favorite meal to customers. a Quarter Pounder with cheese, bacon, shredded lettuce and onions; a medium fries with BBQ sauce, and a Sprite all for $6. The exact rea...

Gay-Straight Alliance meets at NPHS

Members of the North Platte High School GSA chat with each other before the meeting begins.

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2020

Inclusiveness is the goal for the North Platte High School's Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA). After school on Tuesday, the high school’s GSA met in the library for the first time this year.  The club hopes to host events throughout the year that not only serve the LGBTQ+ community but that raise aware...

Committed to the mission: Alex Cook’s transformation

Senior Alex Cook painfully crawls across a field by the mall.

Joe Stone, Staff Writer

September 10, 2020

Figuring out what to do with your life can be a tough decision for most students. For senior Alex Cook, this was no exception.  A few students know what they want to do from a young age, some don’t know until they are about to graduate. It took a lot of serious thinking for Cook to decide that ...

Orange or yellow, masks shouldn’t be optional.

North Platte Bulldogger staff poses for a picture on the first day while wearing masks.

Beckett Allen, Staff Writer

September 10, 2020

While wearing masks may be a controversy among society, it was a general consensus for the Bulldogger staff. They’re super uncomfortable, hot, and itchy; however they are very much necessary. The West Central District Health Department posts a COVID update every Thursday. A meter indicates where we stand as a community with the spread of the virus. In correlation with the scal...

Bulldogs win first home game

The Bulldog's Varsity Football team runs onto the field to kick off the game.

Natalie Haines, Correspondent

September 5, 2020

  The North Platte Bulldogs faced off with the Fremont Tigers on Friday. It was a battle of wits, a battle of muscle, and a battle to remember. The whole night, the Tigers and the Bulldogs fought for the upper hand. The Bulldogs claimed the first touchdown, and were answered by a 98-yard r...

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