The Bulldogger

A box of food in math teacher Emily Hasenauers classroom. The canned food drive started on November 16 and ended on November 30.

How we ‘can’ help fight hunger

The NPHS student council food drive
Jonathan Dekleva, Editor-In-Chief 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...

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...

Stolen senior year: how COVID-19 wiped out rites of passage.

Stolen senior year

Covid-19 pandemic wipes out rites of passage
Priscila Mondragõn, Managing Editor March 20, 2020

The class of 2020 has been waiting 13 years to walk across the graduation stage. Yet, the COVID-19 virus threatens to steal that moment from seniors worldwide.  Last night, North Platte Public Schools...

Pictured above are the wings that are on the shed in front of the RDAP building.

“I wanted his DNA off me”

Sierra Winder, News Editor February 28, 2020

Warning: The following story may trigger memories and emotions in some readers.  Continue reading with caution. Sexual assault is the most underreported crime among teenagers. The Rape, Abuse, And...

NPHS students take advantage of the second breakfast offered after Bulldog Time. Registered dietitian Tara Call said that eating breakfast is crucial for students to have energy and stay concentrated.

NPHS offers breakfast after Bulldog Time

Mia Dugan, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

Studies show that when you eat breakfast, you have more energy and are consistently focused. This is what Principal Scott Siegel hopes to accomplish. According to Siegel, there are currently 297 people...

Senior Carter Lukas poses for a picture. Lukas often is on his phone before school. I just chill for like thirty minutes, said Lukas.

Morning Routines

An inside look on NPHS morning routines.
Joe Stone, Staff Writer December 19, 2019

Inside North Platte High School there is a very wide variety of morning routines. You may be surprised by what people actually do in the morning. Students throughout the school gave all sorts of answers...

Science teacher Scott King greets students in front of the school on Monday, Dec. 9. Mondays theme is always Monday Motivation.

Teacher makes a difference in students’ lives

Gracia Lantis, Online Media Editor December 19, 2019

Morning people, non-morning people, meet Scott King, an NPHS science teacher. He may be a part of your daily morning routine without you realizing it. On a Monday morning, King clenches a whiteboard...

The sinks in the upstairs bathroom are in the process of being repaired.

Sinking in Repairs

The boys bathroom sinks have had a strange past, what's next in store for them?
Joe Stone, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

If you talk to boys at North Platte High School, they'll tell you that the upstairs bathroom sinks have been broken since last spring. Have you ever wondered why they aren't working yet? “Last year...

Illustration by the courtesy of the editorial cartoonist Jakob Fisher.

A growing epidemic

An inside look on the damage vapor smoke does to lungs
Jewels Zeiler, Feature Editor October 28, 2019

In 2003, China introduced a product that would later result in more problematic lung issues: vapor cigarettes. The respiratory therapy supervisor at Great Plains Health, Andy Gochenour, believes...

Pictured above is School Resource Officer Johnsons police car in front of NPHS.


A closer look into NPHS students' use of drugs and alcohol
Sierra Winder, News Editor September 27, 2019

37 and 48. That is how many  minor in possession (MIP) arrests have been recorded in North Platte High School students in 2016 versus 2019. There are multiple theories about why these numbers are getting...

Sophomore Sophia Walsh poses for a picture on the Day of Silence.“It’s good to show people, even if they don’t agree with what you’re doing, that you’re going to stand up for the things that you believe in,” she said.

No words for acceptance

NPHS Gay-Straight Alliance members protest in silence
Gracia Lantis, Online Media Editor April 26, 2019

Going an entire day without speaking would be difficult, if not impossible for most people. But on April 12, NPHS Gay-Straight Alliance members joined other young people across the nation in a day-long...

Season Squabble

Sara Claymore March 29, 2019

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