The Bulldogger

A style of her own

Student artist pursues her hand-designed dreams
November 23, 2020

Senior Megan Loving consistently impresses her art teachers and fellow students with her skills. She is committed to her artwork, especially her career goals for the future.  Loving paints, sketches,...

How we ‘can’ help fight hunger

A box of food in math teacher Emily Hasenauer's classroom. The canned food drive started on November 16 and ended on November 30.
The NPHS student council food drive
November 20, 2020

North Platte needs more food. The coronavirus has caused an economic crisis in our community, and student council wants you to help more than ever before.  Sponsor Ashley Werkmeister said more local...

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...

Elf: a One Act production

Elf: a One Act production
NPHS wins Blue and Gold Play Festival one act competition on Nov. 9.
November 20, 2020

Red no longer means remote

As of October 29, there a close to 600 active COVID-19 cases in the West Central District Health Department service area.
North Platte Public Schools may not go to remote learning if the community COVID risk dial reaches red.
October 30, 2020

The North Platte Public Schools' (NPPS) Return to School Plan no longer indicates that the school district will shift to remote learning if the West Central Health District’s Community Risk Dial moves...

Life goals taking off

NPHS senior David Sack shows off his student pilot's license.
One student's journey to his private pilot's license
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...

School spirit and success

North Platte High School students shout the
Fall sports pep rally
October 14, 2020

North Platte High School students and staff gathered on Wednesday for the first pep rally of the year. Originally, the fall sports pep rally was supposed to take place about a month ago, but the postponed...

The show must go on… even in a pandemic

Actors from the fall play,
The fall play, "The Write Stuff", opens on Monday.
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...

“Heart broken by a screen” : The struggles of a poet in the modern age

Senior Jahmani Sterling sketching out an idea at the Espresso Shoppe. Sterling first preformed here in 2019 during an open mic night.
Jahmani Sterling senior, football player, and track standout reveals his poetic side.
September 23, 2020

Typically high school students learn about poetry as a lesson and then never pursue it again. That’s not the case for senior football player and track standout Jahmani Sterling. In his free time, Sterling...

Lady Dawg’s softball loses to Lincoln Southeast

Sophomore Tatum Montelongo prepares to bat towards the end of the fifth inning.
The North Platte Lady Dawgs lost 3-6 when they went head to head with the Lincoln Southeast Knights on Saturday.
September 12, 2020


Gay-Straight Alliance meets at NPHS

Members of the North Platte High School GSA chat with each other before the meeting begins.
The North Platte High School's GSA met for their first meeting of the year.
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...

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