The Bulldogger

Life goals taking off

NPHS senior David Sack shows off his student pilot's license.

Jonathan Dekleva, Spotlight Editor

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 is one of them. He is learning to fly this year and hopes to be a licensed pilot by 2021.  Sack said his first solo landing on Oct. 10 was not his ...

The show must go on… even in a pandemic

Actors from the fall play,

Jonathan Dekleva, Spotlight Editor

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 sponsor David Cooper said the auditorium will be filled to a maximum of 75% capacity. All audience members...

Gay-Straight Alliance meets at NPHS

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

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 hopes to host events throughout the year that not only serve the LGBTQ+ community but that raise aware...

NPHS custodian remains in critical condition after accident

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

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.  According to his family, he suffered a traumatic brain injury, internal bleeding and b...

Things to do in quarantine

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.

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 keep you healthy and engaged in these trying times. What's for dinner? Restaurants that wi...

Safety in the school system

An Adams Middle School student sits in a near-empty classroom. On Nov. 25, only seven students attended this class.

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 on the boys bathroom wall during a school week in late November. On Friday, Dec. 6, Madison Middle ...

Sick flips & tricks

Jackson Erickson does a warm up flop onto a mat at Legacy Dance and Gymnastics on Nov. 1. Legacy has recently started to host an open gym at their studio every other Friday that's available to anyone.

Beckett Allen, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Where can you find folks flipping into foam pits in North Platte? A group of students have organized a way to safely practice parkour jumping and flipping with the help of a local business. Legacy Dance and Gymnastics recently started to host an open gym every other Friday night. Owner Janna Ryan was approached by seniors Jackson Erickson and Mac Hardy. “[They] asked if there was any way that maybe they can work something out because they’d love...

Collecting cans council edition

Senior Savanna States carries cans into the dawg pound at the canned food drive on Nov. 15. The seniors had a point total of 46,819.

Aspen Nelson, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

“It’s such a big day for all of us, and we all take on huge roles in the day,” said senior Savanna States. The North Platte High School student council hosted a canned food drive on Nov. 15 to collect cans and donate to local food pantries.  During the last week’s canned food drive, NP...

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