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Anezca Bannink playing guitar and singing in a band called Fusion. Anezca and her band played in cafes and school functions or any local events that popped up. Photo courtesy of Anezca Bannink

An African in America

Abbe McCoy, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Moving your entire life from one country to another would be life changing. Junior Anezca Bannink moved from Pretoria, South Africa to the United States of America in 2018.  Pretoria is one of the...

Yes, you can approach me.

“Yes, you can approach me.”

How Jayden Fowler got his scars
Anam Vaziri, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2020

“It wiped out my memory from ages two to seven,” said senior Jayden Fowler. When he was two years old, Fowler was eating dinner with his family at Lake McConaughy, when he fell into a fire pit...

“I want to pursue a degree in communications journalism, and then see where it takes me. The nice thing about this degree is that you can use it in a lot of different areas,” Stone said.


Turned to cash
Bryce Lee, Co-Editor in Chief February 3, 2017

Seniors William Stone and Kort Steele are getting paid to go to school. Both students are now gainfully employed, thanks to the new internship program. They started their internship the usual way...

Zoey Hall giving her undivided attention to every kitten as much as possible. She opens every kennel to play with each individual cat, and sometimes at the North Platte Animal Shelter if they let her, she will let her scoop them up to be cuddled.

Pets crawl with Hall

Princess Saguban, News Editor January 13, 2017

You may not think spaying and neutering your pets is a big deal. However, “fixing” your pets will reduce the amount of stray animals on the streets and in the animal shelter. The PAWS-itive Partners...

Dowhower plays soccer with his German Shepherd Alexis during a chilly December afternoon to have fun and stay in shape. He plays with her nearly every day, even when the weather is cold.

Let the “force” be with him

A day in the life of: Corey Dowhower
Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief January 13, 2017

For most seniors, the final semester of high school means fighting to be motivated in those last few classes, taking in every last moment of school events and extracurricular activities, and beginning...

Juniors Braiden Ruffin and Christian Ramos demonstrate a neck.

New Language: Class of 2017

Brett Folk and Savanna States October 7, 2016

“That’s a neck!” There’s a good chance that at some point over the course of your high school experience you’ve heard this phrase. What does it mean? What’s a neck, anyway? And what in the...

Riley Dehr planting daisies in front of NPHS last spring.

Dehr-ing to keep our country green

Princess Saguban and Bryce Lee September 16, 2016

Every week, 1,200 pounds of trash is collected and recycled at North Platte High School. Over two tons are collected each month and every public school in North Platte now has at least two recycling bins....

Senior Taylor Blagdon leads the marching band at the homecoming half-time show on September 9. He’s focused on directing the song but also on leading the band to a victory at State. “I want us to have fun musically, be challenged, and learn, over focusing on getting a superior [at State],” he said.

A major responsibility

Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief September 16, 2016

“My life’s pretty boring when it comes to anything other than music,” senior Taylor Blagdon, head drum major, said. Blagdon has high hopes to guide the marching band to a superior this season at...

Fedelina Domingo ponders her new culture in her new country.

A dangerous dream

The road to America
Haley McKain, Co-Editor in Chief January 8, 2016

“Imagine going to a different country, and nobody is speaking your language,” said freshman Fedelina Domingo. Which is exactly what she did on her journey moving to America. She left her home on May...


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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