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The Ins and Outs of Vivace

The Ins and Outs of Vivace

The Flightline Staff
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Features, Indepth, Student Life

How do you want to be remembered? That is the question that the show choir members ask with their show this year. The Flightline takes a look at the how this group has made themselves known.

Wrestle Backs Propel SkyHawks To Improbable 19th Title

Wrestle Backs Propel SkyHawks To Improbable 19th Title

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Winter

Tradition is formed by doing something over and over again, at a high level. This is the epitome of Skutt Catholic wrestling: tradition. “It always feels great to keep the tradition of Skutt Catholic wrestling,” said senior Korbin Meink. This tradition has been at the forefront of the most dominant...

Speech Team Sets Sights on State Under New Coaching Staff

Speech Team Sets Sights on State Under New Coaching Staff

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

At the start of this year, the Skutt Catholic speech team found itself in an all-too-familiar predicament: they had lost key seniors in the previous year and had an almost entirely new coaching staff. But the team has managed to overcome these obstacles. They've gained a wealth of members, both new...

The Man Behind it All: Chris Storm

The Man Behind it All: Chris Storm

Ava Dreessen, Ad Manager/ Copy Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

What influenced you to become a high school choir director? When I was in high school, I had great music teachers and found that music might be a career where I could work every day without it feeling like work. I continued to have energetic and enthusiastic teachers at South Dakota State University...

25 Questions: The Life and Teachings of Mrs. Sherri Hoye

25 Questions: The Life and Teachings of Mrs. Sherri Hoye

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Interview, Teacher Feature

What better teacher than a passionate expert? If you're looking to increase your linguistic prowess, not to mention your taste for adventure, look no further than Skutt Catholic English teacher Mrs. Hoye. Quirky and giggly, yet capable and stern, the teacher has become an enigmatic fixture at the...

A New Vision for Omaha: A Class of ’08 Alum Runs for Mayor

A New Vision for Omaha: A Class of ’08 Alum Runs for Mayor

The Flightline Staff
February 13, 2017
Filed under Amazing Alumni, Features, Indepth

It's fairly common for students to choose one of their peers as most likely to be president--but what about most likely to be mayor? This week, the Flightline takes an in-depth look at one Skutt Catholic graduate who is seeking the highest office in our city.

A Fresh Face With a Hopeful Message

A Fresh Face With a Hopeful Message

Tom Hermanek & Peter Quinn
February 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Opinion

When I first heard that a 27-year-old, who aims to build an NFL stadium on Omaha’s riverfront, was running for mayor of Omaha, one thought came to my mind: Icetown. Icetown, the fictitious indoor ice hockey arena project undertaken by teenage mayor Ben Wyatt, is the focus of at least one episode of NB...

Taylor Royal: Then To Now

Taylor Royal: Then To Now

Sam Wiegand, Sports Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Amazing Alumni, Features

In 2004, a young Taylor Royal started high school at Skutt Catholic. Today, he wants to be the next mayor of Omaha. Like many, Royal came to Skutt Catholic without knowing many people. “I went to Trinity Christian, which is now known as Lifegate,” Royal said. “I only knew two people coming her...

The Genius Gromowsky Brothers

The Genius Gromowsky Brothers

Nessa Woosley, Staff Morale Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Features

Competition makes a person work harder, but what happens when one's competition is their family? Matthew Gromowsky, senior, and his brother Josh, sophomore, are two of the most academically competitive people at Skutt Catholic. "I'd say we have a fairly competitive relationship. That's definitely...

Long Road for a Lofty Position: How a President Is Hired

Long Road for a Lofty Position: How a President Is Hired

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2017
Filed under Features

Now that everyone has a good understanding of what exactly a president does here at Skutt Catholic, let's take a look at the process. The process began as many job openings do, with a public posting that a position is a available and applicants are welcome. “We asked the entire Skutt Catholic commun...

Candidates Bring Skutt Catholic Backgrounds to Presidential Search

Candidates Bring Skutt Catholic Backgrounds to Presidential Search

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Interview, Uncategorized

Two candidates, already fixtures at Skutt Catholic, stand ready to rise in rank. In the search to fill the position, two candidates with already-familiar faces were announced as finalists in late January: Interim President and Admissions Director Tim Bloomingdale and Activities Director Jeremy Moore. ...

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