The Bulldogger

The Shakespeare of NPHS: Senior writing a play to be produced this summer

Senior Michael Richey works on his computer. “I plan to continue writing,” Richey said, “but I don’t think I’ll get another chance to produce another play for a while.”

Jon Brouillette, Layout, Business Editor

April 26, 2019

It’s not the most unusual thing to hear about a play production in North Platte; what is unusual however, is to hear about a North Platte High School student writing a drama to be produced this summer at the Fox Theater. This is a challenge that senior Michael Richey has taken on. Every year, NPHS theat...

A white(head) Christmas

Jon Brouillette, Layout, Business Editor

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 shouldn’t affect your acne according to Mosel, “Hormones cause acne.” However there are small...

Ready to Lunch

Ready to Lunch

Jakob Fisher, Editorial Cartoonist

November 30, 2018

School lunch has a lot of regulations, but that does not mean it cannot be shaken up once in a while. North Platte has the award to prove it. The “Taste4” program is still relatively new. North Platte Public School is one of the first 10 in the country to make the change. As an incentive to join,...

It’s just a prank, bro…

Zurn, Hipwell, McIntosh, and Mercer posing for a picture while sitting in the new room arrangement.

Jon Brouillette, Layout, Business Editor

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, and my paranoia to the test. It all started on a Saturday morning after a sleepover. I had left my...

Life in the lab

Senior Josh Lindenberger cleans out a beaker after practicing his lab skills in chemistry class.

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2017

If you’re a high school kid with a job, odds are when you leave school you’re heading off to a fast food restaurant, the movie theater, a check-out counter, or a lifeguard chair. For senior Josh Lindenberger, this is far from the norm. “On a typical day, I’m holding 10 tubes of blood, I have orders in...

A living miracle: A day in the life of Joshell and Lebraya Green

Joshell Green  fighting for his life after surviving his first three-and-a-half hour emergency surgery following the shooting.

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2017

Senior Lebraya Green was standing outside of work when she found out about her brother, Joshell Green, being shot in the head. “At first, I thought he was in the hospital because he got beat up really bad. [My cousin] told me he’d been shot in the head and I kept asking her what she was talking a...

What would YOU do for $100?

Brett Folk, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

For most people, $100 goes a pretty long way. It's always nice to have a little extra money around, but the question is, how far would you go to get it? Here's what some North Platte High School students and teachers would and wouldn't do to get $100. Q. Would you eat twelve worms for $100? A. Senior ...

Let the “force” be with him

Dowhower plays soccer with his German Shepherd Alexis during a chilly December afternoon to have fun and stay in shape. He plays with her nearly every day, even when the weather is cold.

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief

January 13, 2017

For most seniors, the final semester of high school means fighting to be motivated in those last few classes, taking in every last moment of school events and extracurricular activities, and beginning to transition into the next stage of life. However, for recent North Platte High School December...

“Wow, I’m a mom.” A day in the life of: Alexis Gabel

The family sharing a moment of joy after Jordan Andrews gets off work.

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016

This time last year, senior Alexis Gabel’s life was far from typical. She found out she was pregnant and missed a lot of school because she had morning sickness so badly. “People started spreading rumors; I couldn’t catch a break from people talking crap. It just wasn’t a good environment for ...

Kate the Great

Kate the Great

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016

Run, shoot, score, rebound, defend, pass, run the other way, repeat. This is the approaching reality for the Lady Dawgs basketball team this season. With only twelve girls out for the sport this year, there will be an expectation of full focus, full effort, and full positivity through the toughest conditions....

We CAN make a difference

Another near empty shelf at the Salvation Army. “We run out of canned beans, fruit, soup, peanut butter, pasta, mac n’ cheese, and canned meat easily,” said Hoaglund.

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2016

“When I was a kid I would look at someone who was homeless and think they were uneducated or didn’t have good parents. There was a zero percent chance 20 years ago that I would’ve ever thought I’d be homeless,” said Rick Lenz, a 44-year-old member of the Lincoln Connection in North Platte. Lenz...

Capturing the moment with Lehmann

National Geographic photographer Brian Lehmann analyzes photos with senior Syble Heffernan and junior Phoenix VanCura while shooting around various locations in North Platte.

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2016

You’ve seen them on the field at the football games, on the gym floor during pep rallies, and in the wings of the stage at the PAC during presentations and performances. With their black ‘Press’ shirts, sharp movements, and focused faces behind the camera lens, the North Platte High School J-Squad...

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