The Bulldogger

Senior David Sack speaking to members of Cadet Staff in March 2021.

Landing a dream

David Sack achieved his full private pilot's license at the age of 17.
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2021

David Sack turned 17 in January, and just two months later, he is now a licensed  private pilot.. The Lieutenant, a cadet commander of the Lee Bird Composite Squadron (LBCS), passed his practical test...

Senior Josh Stoner during his entertainment speech that won the NSAA State Speech Competition.

Senior qualifies for nationals

Senior Josh Stoner qualifies for nationals and wins the NSAA State Speech Competition in Entertainment.
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2021

Senior Josh Stoner placed first in entertainment speaking at the Nebraska State Activities Association (NSAA) Speech Contest held at North Platte High School on March 20. Entertainment is an event...

Freshman Annalisia Hernandez demonstrates how the posters were taken down

Opinion: Bring back posters

Students want organizations and event posters to return with regulations
Annalisia Hernandez, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

During the first week of February, walking through the NPHS hallways before school started looked like a normal high school.  The walls were full of posters promoting school activities. Spaced about a...

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...

NPHS senior David Sack shows off his student pilots license.

Life goals taking off

One student's journey to his private pilot's license
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief October 19, 2020

Senior David Sack flew an airplane by himself for the first time this month.  According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there were nearly 1200 active student pilots in Nebraska. Sack...

Actors from the fall play, The Write Stuff.

The show must go on… even in a pandemic

The fall play, "The Write Stuff", opens on Monday.
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief September 24, 2020

The Coronavirus will not stop the fall play. North Platte student actors will perform "The Write Stuff" on Monday in the Performing Arts Center at 7:30. There are COVID regulations in place. Fall play...

Members of the North Platte High School GSA chat with each other before the meeting begins.

Gay-Straight Alliance meets at NPHS

The North Platte High School's GSA met for their first meeting of the year.
Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief September 10, 2020

Inclusiveness is the goal for the North Platte High School's Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA). After school on Tuesday, the high school’s GSA met in the library for the first time this year.  The club...

File photo of custodian Josh Reynolds (13)  Who remains in critical condition after a car accident on Aug. 21.

NPHS custodian remains in critical condition after accident

Chloe Walchesky, Social Media Editor August 25, 2020

North Platte High School custodian Josh Reynolds (‘13) remains in a coma in a Denver hospital after wedging his vehicle under a semi-trailer Friday afternoon at the State Farm Road and Highway 83 intersection. ...

An info-graphic based story that gives you an outline of how the coronavirus is effecting your community and the world.

Coronavirus facts

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 19, 2020

A list of different restaurants that deliver, movies and shows to watch, songs to listen to, and a few Instagram accounts that can help lift your spirits.

Things to do in quarantine

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 19, 2020

With the COVID-19 virus knocking at our doors being stuck in your house all day can be boring and sometimes lonely, so what can you do to stay entertained and happy? Here are just a few options to help...

A group of couples dance to slow song at the 2020 snowball dance.

Snowball 2020

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief January 18, 2020

An Adams Middle School student sits in a near-empty classroom. On Nov. 25, only seven students attended this class. I was a little nervous, but I figured it was a dry threat, said eighth-grader Allison Einspahr.

Safety in the school system

School district shuts down shooting threats
Clay Stone, Managing Editor December 19, 2019

After starting this school year with an uneventful first term, the North Platte School District has avoided two threats in the span of about a month. A threatening note was found in Adams Middle School...

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