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...

Elf: a One Act production

Elf: a One Act production

NPHS wins Blue and Gold Play Festival one act competition on Nov. 9.
Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief November 20, 2020

Actor Joel Bradley is practicing choreography behind Ciera Carlson. Carlson is helping the cast keep on time to the music by snapping.

New side on “West Side Story”

A new look of the school musical from a choreographer's perspective
Emmalynn Berry, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

Senior Ciera Carlson isn’t only a part of the cast for the spring musical, “West Side Story”, but she is also the choreographer for the production.  The musical “West Side Story” is a modern...

Behind the scene of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”

NPHS drama department constructed most elaborate set yet
Grayson Harvey, Guest Writer March 23, 2018

The NPHS drama department’s performance of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” featured the most elaborate set the drama team had ever constructed for a performance. Sophomore Elliott Purdy and his father,...

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,...

Seniors Angela Twidwell (Babette), Max Wohler (Lumiere), Hope Wilke (Mrs. Potts), Tiffany Hall (Dresser), and Christian Bartling (Cogsworth), perform Human Again as the palace household objects.

Bringing the magic to life

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief March 1, 2016

Most of us have seen the Disney movie; a compelling love story between a kind, compassionate, headstrong village girl and the hairy beastly creature who eventually opens his heart to her as his curse falls...

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