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North Platte High School



  Thursday, August 16, 2018



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NPHS Class Schedule for 2018-19 School Year!

                                                                      Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday                            

Teachers Available to Students  



Period 1



Period 2



Bulldog Time



Period 3                           

A Lunch   11:55am – 12:25pm

Class        12:25pm – 1:55pm

Period 3                           

Class        11:55am – 12:25pm

B Lunch   12:25pm – 12:55pm

Class       12:55pm – 1:55pm

Period 3                           

Class       11:55am – 12:55pm

C Lunch   12:55pm – 1:25pm

Class       1:25pm – 1:55pm

Period 3                          

Class       11:55am – 1:25pm

D Lunch  1:25pm – 1:55pm      

Period 4





Teacher Collaboration



Period 1



Period 2



Bulldog Time



Period 3                           

A Lunch     12:00pm –12:30pm

Class         12:30pm – 2:00pm

Period 3                           

Class         12:00pm – 12:30pm

B Lunch    12:30pm – 1:00pm

Class         1:00pm – 2:00pm

Period 3                           

Class         12:00pm – 1:00pm

C Lunch     1:00pm – 1:30pm

Class         1:30pm – 2:00pm

Period 3                           

Class         12:00pm – 1:30pm

D Lunch     1:30pm – 2:00pm                

Period 4






There will be a New Student Orientation on Monday, Aug. 20th @ 2:00pm in the Career Center.  The Career Center is located behind the Guidance Office on the second floor.  Welcome to North Platte High School and we hope to see you on the 20th!!


North Platte High School Booster Club Membership Forms are now available for the 2018-19 school year.  If you would like to be a part of the Booster Club, forms can be picked up in the Guidance Office or check them out on facebook at: www.facebook.com/North-Platte-High-School-Booster-Club.

Are you a fan of North Platte High School Athletics?  Interested in the Honorary Bulldog Program?  If so, the North Platte Coaches' Association invites you to participate in this program.  Teams in all sports benefit from the contributions.  Forms can be picked up in the Activities Office or Guidance Office. Thank you for your support of the NORTH PLATTE BULLDOGS!! 



Interested in a job or need help making the most of a Job Fair?  The Department of Labor is having an Entry Level Job Fair and a Job Fair Readiness Program.  Job Fair Readiness will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7th and Tuesday, Aug. 21st from 9:30am - 10:30am.  This program will help you be prepared with a copy of your resume and teach you how to dress for an interview.   They will teach you how to make the most of job fairs!!  The Entry Level Job Fair will then be held on Wednesday, Aug. 22nd from 11:00am - 2:00pm.  600 East Francis Street #9.  Call 308-535-8320 for more information.




  •     *ACT Test is September 8, 2018
  •     *Make an appointment with your counselor to review credits, career goals, and college plans. 
  •     *Finalize the list of colleges to which you want to apply (about three, usually no more than five).  These should include at least one that you              definitely know will accept you.
  •     *Go on-line for the latest college catalogs and admission applications.  Most college applications are available on-line.
  •     *Attend Financial Aide Night on September 24, 2018.
  •     *Attend the Educational Planning Program (College Fair) on September 26, 2018.
  •     *Study the catalogs for courses and majors offered and sources of financial aid.
  •     *Register for the ACT, SAT and/or Achievement tests and prepare for them.
  •     *Service Academy and/or ROTC applications must be started.
  •     *Begin searching for national scholarships.
  •     *Pick up local scholarship applications beginning October 1, 2018 in the Guidance Office.  Ask teachers/employers for letter of                        recommendation now for scholarships!!   
  •      *Meet with your counselor individually.
  •     *Parents need to complete taxes and then complete the Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) form and mail as soon as possible.
  •     *Attend the Apply 2 College Program on October 2nd and 3rd.
  •     *Sign up in the Guidance Office if you are interested in meeting with college/military representatives.  A list of these colleges can be found in the        announcements.
  •     *Study the student handbook on the SAT and AT test to become familiar with necessary preparations and kinds of questions that might be                involved.
  •     *Make college campus visits.
  •     *Check current scholarship lists in the Guidance Office and in the newsletter.
  •     *ACT test is October 27, 2018.
  •     *Fill out college admission applications.  If you have any questions, be sure to consult with your counselor.  Submit your application now, along          with all necessary forms and application fee.  Tell your counselor where you have applied so an official transcript can be mailed.
  •     *Begin working on your FAFSA.  Ask your Guidance Counselor for details on how to schedule an appointment with a representative from                    EducationQuest.
  •     *Order graduation announcements, diploma, cap and gown. (Dates to be announced)
  •     *Check the spelling of your name for your diploma.  Be sure your middle name is correct.  Names on diplomas will be exactly as they are on              your birth certificate.
  •     *Check your college catalog or handbook instructions to make sure you have done everything necessary for admission and financial aid. 
  •     *Continue checking for scholarships and other forms of financial assistance.
  •     *ACT Test is December 8, 2018.  (Final chance to test for some scholarship eligibility)
  •     *Local Scholarship applications are due December 20, 2018.


  •      *Check with Mrs. Schumacher to see that your transcripts have been sent to colleges.
  •     *Parents need to complete taxes and then complete the Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) form and mail as soon as possible.
  •     *Become familiar with the educationquest.org financial aid checklist.


  •      *ACT test is February 9, 2019.   (Given at MPCC)
  •     *Apply for Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation Scholarships.  These scholarships will be due at the end of February.


  •       *Be alert for housing deposit deadlines and pre-registration for fall classes.
  •      *Pick up graduation announcements. (Dates to be announced) 


  •       *Most colleges will have notified you of their decision on admission and financial aid by this time.
  •      *Keep your counselor informed as you receive your financial aid package.
  •      *Keep track of acceptances, rejections, and awards of financial aid
  •      *Reply promptly to colleges asking you to notify them of your decision.
  •      *ACT test is April 13, 2019. 
  •      *Notify the Guidance Secretary of any scholarships you receive by April 26, 2019 so this information may be printed in the graduation          program and is available for Senior Awards Night on Friday, May 3, 2019 @ 7:30pm.
  •      *Senior check out.  (Date to be announced)
  •      *Graduation practice is tentatively scheduled for May 9, 2019 at 9:00am in the Performing Arts Center.   Cap, gown and tassel will be          distributed at the end of practice.  You must attend practice if you intend to walk through graduation.
  •      *Commencement is May 12, 2019 at 2:00p.m. Merle Bauer Field Memorial Stadium.


  •      *Request the Guidance Office to send your final transcript to the college you will attend.



* Cancelled checks or money order receipts
* Admission Tickets to tests and correction forms
* All test score reports
* Transcript of grades
* Copies of all correspondence sent to, or received from, colleges









Dawson Public Power STEM Scholarship                                                                                          March 15

            Must pursue a degree in a STEM-related field at any

                        accredited college, university, trade school or

                        community college.

            Must submit a list of employment/activities, project sample

                        and an essay

            Must be graduating high school senior or a currently

                        enrolled college student

            Applicants and/or their parent/guardian(s) must reside

                        within Dawson PPD territory boundaries or qualifying town

            Apply online at DawsonPower.com/Connect/STEM-Scholarship


Dawson Public Power UTILITY LINE Scholarship                                                                            March 15

            Must pursue a degree in utility line at any

                        accredited college, university, trade school or

                        community college.

            Must submit a list of employment/activities and personal essay

            Applicants and/or their parent/guardian(s) must reside

                        within Dawson PPD territory boundaries or qualifying town

            Apply online at DawsonPower.com/Connect/Utility-Line-Scholarship


Travers Scholarship for Metalworking                                                                                            December 31

            Must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college,

                        or university in the U.S.

            Must be enrolled at the graduate level, undergraduate level or

                        your final year of high school

            Must be age 17 or older

            Must have completed metalworking classes in the last calendar year

            Must submit application via email at scholarship@travers.com


StudentScholarships.org                                                                                                            Varies
    All applications can be found at: http://www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php


***Special Programs***



UNL – College of Architecture – Open House – Friday, October 5, 2019.  Juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to learn about the academic programs, have lunch with faculty and student, tour the college facilities, and participate in a design activity.  $10.00 per person.  To register for the open house, visit admissions.unl.edu/CoA-Open-House


UNL Diversity Leadership Symposium – UNL is committed to increasing college attainment among youth across the state.  In support of this mission, NEBRASKA is again hosting its annual series of events designed to enhance college access and leadership development.  UNL recognizes that great leaders are made, shaped and developed over time.  At the 2018-2019 Diversity Leadership Symposia, students will discover the many ways Nebraska can provide all the tools they’ll need to establish a strong foundation for success.  The change they’ll create and the difference they’ll make all starts with a well-rounded education.  This year students are invited to join them to explore what empower yourself means to them.  The fall sessions are for high school seniors.  Nebraska Fall Latino Leadership Symposium will take place Tuesday, Oct. 30th, 2018. The Nebraska Fall Black Leadership Symposium will take place Thursday, Nov. 8th, 2018.  The Nebraska Native Leadership Symposium will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14th, 2018 and Nebraska Asian Leadership Symposium on Monday, Nov. 26th, 2018.  (Some spring sessions are available for junior, sophomores and freshmen at a later date.)  By attending this event, students will be eligible for the Emerging Leaders tuition scholarship worth $2,000 and renewable for four academic years.  More information is available at www.unl.edu.


North Platte Police Explorers Post 480 - Police exploring is for young men and women ages 14 to 21 who are interested in a career in law enforcement or corrections.  Even just curious to know what Policing is all about. Exploring is a division of Boy Scouts of America and is a nationally recognized organization.  Members involved in the Explorers Post will get a first-hand look into the world of Policing and work hand in hand with current active duty Law Enforcement Officers.  Members can also see how Corrections Officers work in Jails and Prisons.  Activities may include assisting with security of on duty patrol officers at NebraksaLand Day events, hands on classroom instruction, a yearly ride along with officers, field trips, assisting NPPD officers with yearly trainings, firing range and handcuffing and defensive tactics. Students wishing to join the Post must complete an application and have parent permission if under 18 years of age.  Applicants cannot be convicted of any felonies or any type of serious misdemeanor and must have good grades in school.  Contact Officer Jeremiah Johnson or call 535-6789 for more information.


Great Plains Regional Medical Center Job Shadowing Program – This program is open to students interested in nursing, radiology, dietary, laboratory, physical therapy, respiratory therapy or anesthesiology.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.