The Bulldogger

Senior Caedmon Hoaglund looks to the audience as he sings while his character’s peers talk among themselves in the background. This year’s musical production is the story of a semi-distopian school system that heavily ranks students, causing tension and anger between the Above and Below average students. This is the musical’s first year being performed by any anyone, giving NPHS students the freedom to mold their own way with their characters. “It’s easier for me to create [characters] from scratch than it is to know who they are, because then you have you have expectations that you need to follow through with,” said senior Faith Miller.

Getting “Ranked”

The NPHS musical cast prepares for this year’s show “Ranked”
Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief February 26, 2021

An abrupt end brings new inspiration to the North Platte High School’s musical cast. This year, the North Platte High School’s musical is “Ranked”. In this dystopian story, high school students...

Jason Drake getting the Covid-19 vaccination from a nurse at North Plattes High School.

The Vaccine for ’19

Teachers of North Platte Public Schools receive the COVID-19 vaccination
Natalie Deardoff, Managing Editor February 1, 2021

North Platte Public Schools said it is one step closer to ending the relentless COVID-19 pandemic after over 300 staff members received their first vaccination. West Central Health District held...

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...

Time flies

Time flies

Guest writer senior Ciera Carlson writes the goodbye she couldn't give at school.
Ciera Carlson and Emmalynn Berry April 22, 2020
We live in uncertain times and none of us expected our senior year to end this way, but here we are. The past month has been a whirlwind of emotions, and I’ve had a lot of time to sit and reflect on my time at North Platte High School. Here are some of my thoughts…
Freshman Uriel  Wiezorek, sophomore Cade Davis, senior Joel Bradley, and junior Caedmon Hoaglund practice “The Jet Song” for “West Side Story.” The musical premiers on Mar. 13, 14, and 15. The musical is being choregraphed by senior Ciera Carlson.

Whose story is it to sing?

The controversy behind the production of West Side Story
Anam Vaziri, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2020

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Senior George Gipe rehearsing as Harold Hill before opening night.

What’s the plan for The Music Man?

Jakob Reed, Staff Writer March 1, 2017

“They’re [the audience] going to look forward to the love scenes and the sassiness of the characters,” said sophomore Karsyn Buttler, who plays Mrs. Paroo, the mother of Marian Paroo. On March 3,...

Teacher Annie Seamann, Leah Purdy, & Sarah Kalminski welcome students back to school.

Winter Welcome

January 13, 2017

Teachers braved the early morning cold to bring smiles to students’ faces on the first day of their second semester. Choir teacher Leah Purdy convinced the staff to greet students with handmade posters...

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...

All State Choir 2015

All State Choir 2015

Phoenix VanCura, Staff Writer December 4, 2015

North Platte High School’s finest voices joined the best singers from around the state at the University of Nebraska’s Lied Center Sat., Nov. 21. Choir teacher Leah Purdy said this year’s All-State...

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