The Bulldogger

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 Plattes Braiden Ruffin wrestles against Braden Trimble of Millard South in his championship match on February 18, 2017.

Shattering Standards

Will Stone, Sports Editor March 1, 2017

Braiden Ruffin, champion again. After finishing his junior season with just two losses, the North Platte junior topped the podium at the CenturyLink Center. As one of five NPHS wrestlers at this year’s...

Kate the Great

Kate the Great

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief December 2, 2016

Run, shoot, score, rebound, defend, pass, run the other way, repeat. This is the approaching reality for the Lady Dawgs basketball team this season. With only twelve girls out for the sport this year,...

Band instructor Brett Bradley shows off his clean close shave, keeping true to his promise to shave his sacred ‘stache if the band received the Superior rating at State.

Super bass

Savanna States, Staff Writer November 4, 2016

This is the first State Superior awarded in the history of the Bulldog marching band. “We were a family at that point; we weren’t just a group of kids anymore,” drum major, senior Taylor Blagdon...

Senior Derrick Burge zeroes in on an incoming ball, preparing for a good hit

On the Burge of greatness

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief September 16, 2016

Name: Derrick Burge Grade: Senior Age: 18 Height: 6’3” Hair Color: Blonde Relationship Status: Single Biggest Challenge: My serves and staying in the game mentally. Sometimes it’s easy to...

The North Platte High School State Journalism Qualifiers

Capturing State

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief May 5, 2016

To be number one at State, you have to be willing to take chances that other people won’t.  Freshman Quincey Epley did just that when she fearlessly stepped through the door of the room where the Director...

The 2016 swim and dive seniors pose in front of the Devaney Center as they leave the pool for the last time.

Shaving seconds, diving for success

Will Stone, Sports Editor March 7, 2016

After over three months of preparation, the time had come. On February 25-27, North Platte High School swim and dive state qualifiers splashed into Lincoln to compete against the top in the state. Diving...


Passion for pencils

Syble Heffernan , Editor in Chief December 4, 2015

We frequently pass by the pieces of art decorating the white hallway walls. We take moments to admire the detail and the way the pieces make us feel. But what do we know about the minds and hands behind...

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