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Looking Back Before Moving Forward

Looking Back Before Moving Forward

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
May 15, 2017
Filed under Column, Features, Showcase, Student Life

Walking down the trodden halls of Skutt Catholic for the last few times is a bittersweet moment. Each senior has their own exciting direction moving ahead, but looking back at the past four years also reveals their uniquely individual high school experience. As seniors begin to make their biggest cha...

“Little Free Library” Makes a Reappearance

“Little Free Library” Makes a Reappearance

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
May 8, 2017
Filed under News

This spring, Skutt Catholic’s own Little Free Library made a reappearance, and thanks to its proximity to surveillance, it’s here to stay this time. Last May, members of the National English Honor Society first undertook the project of creating what is known as a Little Free Library. Essenti...

Sertino’s Cafe: Appealing to All

Sertino’s Cafe: Appealing to All

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
April 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food

I was driving on Maple Street when I happened to look around while stopped at a red light and notice what appeared to be a newly opened cafe tucked away from the street. I was instantly intrigued by the unrecognized name and decided before the light turned green that I was going to see what this pl...

Committed to Service, Students Venture Citywide

Committed to Service, Students Venture Citywide

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
April 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

It is incredibly easy to read or hear about the seemingly infinite problems afflicting people and places worldwide that sometimes the issues facing our very own community can be overlooked. While Skutt Catholic offers numerous opportunities to perform acts of service far from where we live, such as...

9 Clever Ways to Save and Make Money Without a Job

9 Clever Ways to Save and Make Money Without a Job

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
March 20, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

1. Sell Your Old Books Even with the shift from physical books to ebooks over the past few years, chances are you still have quite a few lying around your house. Whether they are previously required books for school or even books buried away from when you were a kid, instead of having these sit in y...

A Last Time For Everything

A Last Time For Everything

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
March 13, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase

The moments spent lacing up the fraying laces of my year-and-a-half old basketball shoes, putting on my number twelve jersey, and trying to ignore the nerve racking pre-game butterflies have now forever passed from my life. Bus rides with the music blasting and pre-game warm ups are quickly evolving f...

Why Working in Fast Food is a Nightmare

Why Working in Fast Food is a Nightmare

Reagan Heaton, Guest Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinion

People are more obsessed with food now than ever, yet many treat the employees that prepare and serve this very food with absolutely no regard. How can someone possibly demand a service but not show any consideration to those making that service possible? I understand that some customers on the othe...

Design Your Own Pizza at Uncle Maddio’s

Design Your Own Pizza at Uncle Maddio’s

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
February 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food

Founded on a simple and standard American favorite, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza manages to bring their own twist to the pizza category of the food industry. Located both at 2521 S 132nd St and at 180th and Center Street, this modern pizzeria stands out for its freshly unique ingredients and readily cu...

5 Lunch Deals for $5 or Less

5 Lunch Deals for $5 or Less

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
January 30, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

The one dollar increase in school lunches this year has brought about its fair share of criticism, but what many don't realize is that they don't have to stray too far from Skutt Catholic to pay the same price (or less) and receive even more food. For students who buy lunch every day of the week, the one dollar...

Angela Hutchings: Finding Her Voice Through Speech

Angela Hutchings: Finding Her Voice Through Speech

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
January 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Many people avoid public speaking at all costs, but senior Angela Hutchings just can’t get enough of it. “If people ever talk to me, I'm probably talking about speech, and it's really annoying I'm sure, but that's just because I'm always working on it. I'm always thinking about the next meet, if I need ...

The Secret to Productivity

The Secret to Productivity

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
January 9, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase

Today marks the inevitable start of a new semester, while the new year has barely begun its second week. That being said, I'll admit I’ve never been a huge advocate for New Year’s resolutions because I believe every day should be a chance to better yourself. However, now is certainly a fitting t...

Quintessence: The Speechless Issue

Quintessence: The Speechless Issue

December 13, 2016
Filed under Quintessence, Volume 2

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