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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

An African in America

Abbe McCoy, Staff Writer 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...

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.”

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

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...

A white(head) Christmas

The causes of teen acne and what to do about it
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...

Ready to Lunch

Ready to Lunch

A new lunch program is being implemented at NPHS.
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...

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

It’s just a prank, bro…

A secret, and the week-long paranoia that ensued
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,...

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

Life in the lab

A day in the life of: Josh Lindenberger
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,...

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

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

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...

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...

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.

Let the “force” be with him

A day in the life of: Corey Dowhower
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...

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

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

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...

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,...

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.

We CAN make a difference

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...

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