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January Bulldogs of the Month

January Bulldogs of the Month

The Bulldogs of the Month are Beckett Allen and Elsacia Buck
Hunter Hothan, Design Editor January 17, 2022

Beckett Allen What's your favorite item from Dairy Queen?  “Definitely chicken strips with cheese curds.”   What has been the toughest school activity/class in your high school career?  “I'd...

Football family

A brotherhood for NPHS junior
Stephanie Domingo, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Most people at North Platte High School have participated in a sport, whether it was on a team, for gym class, or just for fun. There are a lot of people who have a passion for being on a team without...

Protest outside of McKinley Education Center

Protest outside of McKinley Education Center

A protest over mask requirements occurred on August 25.
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief October 18, 2021

A protest emerged Wednesday outside of the McKinley Education Center. "Our main goal is that masks should be optional at North Platte Public Schools," said David Orr. "Parental choice is important." Orr...

When and where to find the NPHS production of “Clue”

NPHS students perform "Clue"
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief October 4, 2021

The North Platte High Theater Department is showing their production of "Clue" next week. Admission for this production is $5.00 for both adults and students, and no activity cards will be accepted. The...

Joy DeVoe demonstrates how to create a pinch pot for her art class.

NPHS teacher is DeVoe-ted

Art teacher committed to children in and out of school
Priscila Mondragõn, Managing Editor March 26, 2021

Most high school students think that their teachers only lecture and grade papers, but that's not what North Platte High School Art teacher Joy DeVoe does.  For a short period of time in 2020, DeVoe...

This weeks COVID-19 risk dial. The dial was updated by the West Central Health Department on March 19.

COVID-19: A year in review

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

Mar. 12 marked the one year anniversary since North Platte High School closed its doors to students and faculty after the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic reached North Platte. The abrupt ending...

Junior Jack Bunger holds the awarded, bulldog inspired  guitar.

Gifted guitar

NPHS alumnus donates customized guitar to music department.
Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

  Chris Roy (‘81) of Lincoln gifted the North Platte High School music program a North Platte Bulldogs-inspired custom Les Paul Epiphone guitar. Roy wanted to give back to the program...

Number one girls double team competes at NPHS invitational. Seniors Brianna Plaster and Samantha Bowers prepare to start their first match of the day.

NPHS girls’ tennis hosts first home meet of the season

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

The girls’ tennis team participated in their first home matches on Mar. 19. This match is the first players have competed since the abrupt halt before last year’s season, due to the Covid-19...

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...

Junior Ty Hilderbrand runs after the ball during their match against Lincoln Southeast on March 18th.

NPHS soccer teams have their first home game

On Mar. 18, north Platte high school soccer teams had their first games of the season 
Annalisia Hernandez, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

North Platte kicks off the soccer season with their first game against the Lincoln Southeast on Mar. 18. The varsity boys soccer team fell short as they experienced their first loss of the season with...

Pages of the coloring book laid out, ready to be combined.

Coloring Book

Art students produce coloring book for nursing homes.
Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief February 26, 2021

This year, Art teacher Joy Devoe’s Drawing I class worked together to create a coloring book for area nursing homes. The collaborative effort by Devoe’s art class has been a project Devoe has done...

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