The Bulldogger

“Oh baby you should go & love yourself”

Junior Aleecia Pace cuts out hearts for the end of the week, Hug-a-Heart. “I enjoyed getting to deliver all the goodies throughout the week and actually see the goodness and kindness that can flood through the halls at school,” said Pace.

Sophia Chingren, News Editor

February 22, 2019

Whether you spent Valentine’s Day with your significant other or decided to stay home and binge-watch your favorite Netflix show, North Platte High School’s Hug-a-Heart took a twist this year and was here for both sides. It was a week dedicated to sending cute, gooey things to your crush without...

Wrestling with a new team

Sophomore Gavyn Brauer and freshman Luke Rathjen practice handfighting.

Mac Hardy, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

The lights are bearing down, the crowd is silent, the feeling is tense. This year, the spotlight is on the sophomores because there are not many junior or senior wrestlers. North Platte wrestling coach Dale Hall hopes that someone will step up and lead. They really don’t have one leader of the team. Hal...

Happens to the Stressed of Us

Junior Kaden Ross (pictured above) competes in three sports, track, football, and basketball, with work and FCA on the side. “When you’re in activities the homework all adds up, and when I get home from practice, the last thing I want to do is stay up late doing homework,” Ross said. “Activities help me take my mind off of all the work.” Photo by Thomas Hoatson

Clay Stone, Managing Editor

December 20, 2018

After a long day of school, followed by an exhausting practice, you’re ready to go straight to bed. Until you remember that you have a test you haven’t studied for, homework from two other classes and your other activity has practice early tomorrow morning. Does some of this sound familiar to you?...

Santa interview

Santa interview

Nathenial Crow, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Trying to get a hold of Santa? Here is how! What do you think about all of the apps that people can use to get a hold of you? I think it would be better if they came and talk to me   What do you think of the assistants trying this out? No matter how old they are they are a...

Growing up with grief

This picture is the one that comes to mind when I think of my mom.

Ainsley Nichols, Managing Editor

December 20, 2018

My mom died before I got to know her. I don’t remember her hugs, her voice or her smell. I’m angry because my mom died before she got to know me, and I’m a pretty damn, cool person. I’m angry because I graduate in six months, and she won’t be there to watch it happen. I’m going to walk across...

Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder
effects millions each year during the holiday season.

Morgan Fischer, Social Media Editor and Advertising Editor

December 18, 2018

With the changing of seasons fast approaching, shorter days, busy schedules, lack of motivation and gloominess is a major issue for some. This time of year especially takes a toll on many people’s mental health. In America alone, there are an estimated three million cases of diagnosed Seasonal Affective...

A significant role

Seniors Alecea Comer (left) and Aniston Manzano unload cans during the “senior parade” at the NPHS canned food drive on Nov. 16.

Ainsley Nichols, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018

North Platte High School’s annual canned food drive raised, quite literally, a ton of food for the Salvation Army this year. In fact, the food that students brought in during the canned food drive totaled 2,881 pounds. While students and staff can choose to participate in the competition between grades,...

Winter Wind-Up

Senior Abbie Hedgecock drives down the court in the girl’s first scrimmage versus Gothenburg. “We have a really good chemistry. We can play with each other, criticize each other, but also really help each other out,” she said.

Clay Stone, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018

Senior Abbie Hedgecock drives down the court in the girl’s first scrimmage versus Gothenburg. “We have a really good chemistry. We can play with each other, criticize each other, but also really help each other out,” she said. Photo by Dylan Nesslein Fall has passed over, the leaves are gone...

State-Wide Symphony

The All-State Music participants pose for a picture before leaving for Lincoln on Nov. 14.  Bradley (back, middle left) said he was glad to be a part of such an experience.

Gracia Lantis, Online Media Editor

November 30, 2018

Several North Platte High School students attended the annual All-State music ensembles Nov. 14-16 in Lincoln. Junior Joel Bradley was selected for All-State Chorus. “They pick about 400 kids from the entire state,” Bradley said. “You have to audition and you only have one shot.” Bradley explained that e...

Community Connection

The Art Club made around ten bowls for the Connection’s Empty Bowls Dinner.

Morgan Fischer, Social Media Editor and Advertising Editor

November 30, 2018

The Empty Bowls Dinner, one of the many community programs hosted by the Connection Homeless Shelter throughout the years, entertained guests with a dinner and a live musical performance by Skylar Faith on Thursday at the D&N Event Center. North Platte High was one of several local schools invited...

“Coming out” with a new club

“Coming out” with a new club

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief

November 30, 2018

Editors Note: Quincey Epley is the Editor-in-Chief Acceptance, support, safety and a fun time are all things that would describe the environment Gay Straight Alliance leader senior Quincey Epley is trying to create within North Platte High School. The Gay-Straight Alliance, also known as GSA, is a new...

Nebraska meets Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican artist, Edgar Rene, made Spanish students dance and sing along on a very eventful concert  at North Platte High School.

Maria Garcia

November 28, 2018

Edgar Rene took learning Spanish to a whole another level. The Puerto Rican made Spanish students dance and sing along to all of his songs, while communicating an important message: to live each day with courage and enthusiasm. Check out his take away from the first concert of the "Vivi...

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