The Bulldogger

An African in America

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
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...

The Write Stuff is the right show

North Platte High School's fall play production opened September 28 to a covid 75% capacity audience.
A review of NPHS's Fall play production
September 30, 2020

  You can’t do much in North Platte right now because of COVID restrictions, but you can go to the fall play “The Write Stuff.” I went to see the fall play on opening night and it was...

Christmas Traditions

NPHS' librarians set up decorations. They had up too four trees in the library. There were also elves hidden in the books.
North Platte High plans the holidays.
December 19, 2019

As Christmas is quickly approaching, North Platte High students and staff prepare for the holidays.  Freshman Bryley Smith says her family always decorates a lot for Christmas. “My family’s actually...

Ripping the record

Ripping the record
The man behind the name on the wall
February 22, 2019

His name is one of the many we pass on our way to the locker room: Jareb Liewer. 11-dives. 419 points. Year: 2000. Knocking his name off of that board was my goal this year; a feat I accomplished...

A white(head) Christmas

The causes of teen acne and what to do about it
December 20, 2018

This is the month for treats, but the gift you don't want this December is more zits! North Platte Dermatologist Daniel Mosel says chocolate, candy canes, and sugar don't cause acne. Your food choice...

It’s just a prank, bro…

Zurn, Hipwell, McIntosh, and Mercer posing for a picture while sitting in the new room arrangement.
A secret, and the week-long paranoia that ensued
November 30, 2018

I walked into my room and what I saw made me drop my bags to the floor. Nothing was the way it should be; my whole room was completely rearranged to madness. A couple of weeks ago, my friends put me,...

Dawgs at State

October 26, 2018

  One school, four State qualifying sports teams. This year, North Platte High got the chance to send softball, tennis, cross country and girls golf to the Nebraska State competition. On...

An early goodbye to Bulldog country

Graduates of the class of 2018 eagerly await their turn to get their diploma. File
How to graduate in December
September 28, 2018

Out of the 276 students who received their diploma last year, 15% completed their graduation requirements prior to December 2017. Early graduation is a process offered by the school that allows seniors...

Real Life: How freshmen year has changed friendships

Freshmen Gracelyn Cauffman and Shelby Yoshida share a laugh during their lunch. Photo by Sophia Chingren.
May 11, 2018

Freshman year: Maybe your best friend since elementary school isn’t there for you anymore, and you slowly split apart. Nobody was mad or did anything; it just happened. That's high school, split apart...

Late night standoff

April 30, 2018

On April 27, 2018, officers were called to a residence due to a rifle being shot off. An individual male in his 30’s fired a shot during a conflict with another male. According to School Resource Officer...

Marijuana related deaths in CO

North Platte "High"
January 26, 2018

]A s a neighboring state of Colorado, Nebraska is at large risk of being exposed to more drug related deaths because of the increasing number of marijuana dispensaries in Colorado. According to a 2017...

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