The Bulldogger

Adam Reed teaches students to filet a Tilapia.

Something fishy at NPHS

Cooking class learns to filet fish
Hunter Hothan, Design Editor May 19, 2022

On March 23, the Culinary Art 2 students in North Platte High School received an uncommon opportunity.  Adam Reed, a teacher at NPHS, volunteered his time to teach students to properly filet a...

January Bulldogs of the Month

January Bulldogs of the Month

The Bulldogs of the Month are Beckett Allen and Elsacia Buck
Hunter Hothan, Design Editor January 17, 2022

Beckett Allen What's your favorite item from Dairy Queen?  “Definitely chicken strips with cheese curds.”   What has been the toughest school activity/class in your high school career?  “I'd...

Protest outside of McKinley Education Center

Protest outside of McKinley Education Center

A protest over mask requirements occurred on August 25.
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief October 18, 2021

A protest emerged Wednesday outside of the McKinley Education Center. "Our main goal is that masks should be optional at North Platte Public Schools," said David Orr. "Parental choice is important." Orr...

When and where to find the NPHS production of “Clue”

NPHS students perform "Clue"
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief October 4, 2021

The North Platte High Theater Department is showing their production of "Clue" next week. Admission for this production is $5.00 for both adults and students, and no activity cards will be accepted. The...

Lightning flashes across the sky during a storm over North Platte, NE.

Weathering the storm

The 2021 Spring Storm Season
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2021

According to the National Weather Service SKYWARN, the United States experiences more than 10,000 severe thunderstorms, 5,000 floods and more than 1,000 tornadoes in an average year. These storms may be...

More NPHS seniors are graduating early  than in previous years.

Moving on early

NPHS student is graduating early from NPHS.
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief December 17, 2020

Senior Maggie Cook has big plans for the future and she’s starting right away.  Cook is one of dozens of seniors whose last days in North Platte High Schools hallways and classrooms will be today. Principal...

Senior Jacob Godfrey poses in front of some of his collected items. These items include vintage comics and sports trading cards.

Beauty is in the eye of the cardholder

A look into a NPHS students collection
Beckett Allen, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

A piece of paper that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars may seem undesirable to most, but senior Jacob Godfrey views it differently.   From the age of 5, Godfrey developed a keen interest...

The boy behind the song

Robbie Schafer chooses songs over insults
Trinity Day, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

Many people, even professional musicians tend to get nervous when they have to sing in front of others. Freshman Robbie Schafer, however, sings his heart out all for himself without fear right in North...

 Aerial view of the 43 production pods that sit just behind the hatcheries main building at the North Platte Fish Hatchery.

Reeling in conservation

North Platte produces fewer roe this year, due to the pandemic.
Chloe Walchesky, Social Media Editor December 8, 2020

If you've caught a fish between Kimball and Omaha, there's a strong chance that fish was born and raised in North Platte. “Walleye is the fish I catch the most in North Platte,” senior Kasch Morrison...

Untitled acrylic on canvas

A style of her own

Student artist pursues her hand-designed dreams
Trinity Day, Staff Writer November 23, 2020

Senior Megan Loving consistently impresses her art teachers and fellow students with her skills. She is committed to her artwork, especially her career goals for the future.  Loving paints, sketches,...

A box of food in math teacher Emily Hasenauers classroom. The canned food drive started on November 16 and ended on November 30.

How we ‘can’ help fight hunger

The NPHS student council food drive
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief November 20, 2020

North Platte needs more food. The coronavirus has caused an economic crisis in our community, and student council wants you to help more than ever before.  Sponsor Ashley Werkmeister said more local...

North Platte High Schools marching band earned a superior at the Kearney Columbus Corona Competition in Kearney on Oct. 24.

To the tune of Superior

NPHS marching band earns top award in Kearney
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief November 5, 2020

The North Platte High Marching Band earned a superior at the Kearney Columbus Corona Contest at Kearney High School. “It was really the only competition we got to go to in person,” said band director...

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