The Bulldogger

Sentiments from the second child

Junior Cailey Nutt poses for a picture. “People look at me differently because I’m not American and I look different,” she said.

Anam Vaziri, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

In 1979, China’s one-child policy was designed to reduce the growth of population. The law stated that couples in China were only allowed to have one child or face the possibility of fines, sterilizations, or forced abortions. In 2002, junior Cailey Nutt may have been the second child. The law was enforced...

Students on the big screen

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Jon Brouillette, Layout, Business Editor

March 29, 2019

“Frances Ferguson”, a movie filmed in North Platte, cast several North Platte High School students into the production. Junior Megan Jerabek is one such lucky student. The movie, “Frances Ferguson”, premiered March 10 at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Texas. The film is directed by B...

Mroczek makes the move to Gothenburg

Mr. Mroczek is leaving after seven years of service, but not without leaving an impact.

Beckett Allen, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Success. That’s what North Platte High School activities director Marc Mroczek likes to see the most in his job. Mroczek is leaving NPHS to to become the A.D. at  Gothenburg Public Schools. Students can find achievement in just about any area of extracurricular activities, and that is rewarding to M...

All for one

Seniors Nathan Franz and Jared Gies and sophomore Shelby Yoshida warm up before a race, at their first meet in Scottsbluff on Saturday, March 23. The three of them also participated in Unified Bowling in the fall. Photo courtesy of Nathan Franz.

Gracia Lantis, Online Media Editor

March 29, 2019

North Platte High School is one of about 30 Nebraska schools to welcome unified track as the next inclusive sport, according to senior Nathan Franz. Still in its exhibition year, unified track is similar to Unified Bowling. “An athlete and a partner will compete in different events, the 100m dash, th...

A report on reality

A report on reality

Ainsley Nichols, Managing Editor

March 29, 2019

The Earth is still dying. And it’s still our fault, kind of. Back in 2017, I wrote a column about climate change and the effects it has had on our planet. I talked about the increasing global temperature and rising sea level along our coasts. I spoke with seasoned meteorologist Chris Buttler and we a...

State Showouts

State Showouts

Avery Munson, Layout Editor

February 25, 2019

A first time for everything

A first time for everything

Clay Stone, Managing Editor

February 22, 2019

On Feb. 6, 2005, just over 14 years ago, the car that Kearney High School senior Todd Becker was riding in struck a parked pickup, totaling the car, and killing the backseat passenger. Becker participated in baseball, football, and pole-vault in high school, but in a matter of minutes, both his sports car...

Ripping the record

Ripping the record

Jon Brouillette, Layout, Business Editor

February 22, 2019

His name is one of the many we pass on our way to the locker room: Jareb Liewer. 11-dives. 419 points. Year: 2000. Knocking his name off of that board was my goal this year; a feat I accomplished in January when I scored 457. He was just a name. Then I found out who Liewer really was--...

Extemper- What now?

Senior Drake Berry practicing extemporaneous speech for National Qualifiers.

Mac Hardy, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

You have an hour to write a 5-7 minute speech with facts and sources. Go! This is the rush that Senior Drake Berry lives for. Berry has been participating in NPHS Speech and Debate team for four years. The branch of speech is extemporaneous speaking. He does it for “the adrenaline rush,” and he ...

Meet of opportunities

Bobby Fryer waits with anticipation for his next interview with athletes at the Nebraska State Wrestling Championships in Lincoln.

Morgan Fischer, Social Media Editor and Advertising Editor

February 22, 2019

Nebraska State wrestling: a significant weekend for coaches, wrestlers, and their families. The qualifying athletes anticipated this day for months and the same goes for senior Bobby Fryer. Fryer is down on the wrestling mats for the three eventful days of the meet, but does not compete. For the third straig...

Artistic Affairs

Gracia Lantis, Online Media Editor

February 22, 2019

Testing the school

Standard urine drug test, similar to the ones the hospital brings to NPHS to test students. The tests are sent away to an independent laboratory for results.

Sierra Winder, News Editor

February 22, 2019

My heart raced as assistant principal John Byrn pulled me out of my business law class and down to the makeshift drug testing lab in a teacher workroom. It felt like I was about to be in some serious trouble, and I started panicking. In front of the bathroom door, he told me that I had been randomly se...

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