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The Unsung Heroes of Theatre

The Unsung Heroes of Theatre

Nat Pearson, Guest Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

New director? New stage managers? No problem for Skutt Catholic stage crew, whose members have shown that sometimes the most unassuming people are actually the most powerful of all. Despite some changes, stage crew is still pushing forward with the fall musical, “The Sweet Smell of Success.” The...

Teacher’s Take: The Presidential Election

Teacher’s Take: The Presidential Election

Ethan Slavin, Guest Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Five ­hundred thirty six days. That's how long it's been since the first candidate announced their run for the presidency. This election cycle has been crazy, and the Skutt Catholic teachers are here to provide some clarity to the hype surrounding each candidate. This election year has been unique ...

Learning to be Sherlock

Learning to be Sherlock

Alaina Anderson, Guest Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Features

CSI, Bones, NCIS and many more all have one thing in common: crime. Skutt Catholic has added a new and exciting opportunity to its academic line up, a CSI-esque Investigative Forensics class. Fortunately, one teacher’s suggestion led to this course’s approval by the administration. “Mrs. Fuelberth's...

Sometimes Less is More

Sometimes Less is More

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
September 12, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine it's your first day of classes. You're wandering into your fourth period class, only to find that you are one of three students in it. Skutt Catholic is no stranger to relatively small class sizes. With only around 200 kids in each grade and multiple elective options, there are bound to be...

Finding a Better Way

Finding a Better Way

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
September 5, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Everyone, I'm sure, has at some point in time learned about our terrible history with slavery. However, did you know that there are still approximately 27 million people enslaved in our world today? That's more slaves now than ever in the history of time. The majority of these individuals, tragically, ar...

Raising a Cane’s

Raising a Cane’s

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor
September 5, 2016
Filed under Features, News

A new cuisine option is about to join the likes of Piezon’s Pizza and Chick-fil-A as one of the most popular and convenient restaurants for Skutt Catholic students. Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, the fried chicken chain that gained instant popularity in the Omaha area last year, is planning a ne...

What Seniors Do with Their Privileges

What Seniors Do with Their Privileges

Nessa Woosley, Staff Morale Editor
August 29, 2016
Filed under Features

Swimming during 5th period, lunch at Taco Bell, ping pong during 7th period; these are some antics of the Class of 2017. Seniors get the opportunity to be able to leave school during lunch and their study hall, if they earn privileges. They’ve been waiting for these for three years, and they plan...

A New Addition to the Science Department

A New Addition to the Science Department

Peter Quinn, Op/ Ed Editor
August 29, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Mr. Moon was prepared to step up to the plate as Skutt Catholic’s new physics (and chemistry) teacher. The science teachers at Skutt have done some shifting around recently. Luckily enough, though, Skutt Catholic was able to reel in Mr. Moon. Many may not know Mr. Moon since he only teaches chemistry,...

Memorial Day Memories

Ava Dreessen, Copy Editor/ Ad Manager
August 15, 2016
Filed under Features

The students of Skutt Catholic’s Choir Department took summer vacationing to a whole new level as they set out with their families to tour from Washington D.C. to New York City. On the first day of summer break, May 27th, the department embarked on a long-awaited trip to two of the most interest...

Lights, Curtains, Apron!

Lights, Curtains, Apron!

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor
August 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

The show goes on at Skutt Catholic, as it must- even when school is out for the summer. This year, theatre students and casual commons-users alike will come back to find a subtle but much-needed facility update: a (metaphorically) shiny new stage apron and full set of curtains. “This summer, the...

First Love: Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

First Love: Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
August 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

A caravan of four minivans departed Skutt Catholic on July 24, 2016, bound for a destination different from past summer service trips: Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Inside the vans stuffed full of duffel bags, sleeping bags, air mattresses, and pillows sat students and their sheer excitement for what...

The Foam Glow was Lit

The Foam Glow was Lit

Nessa Woosley, Staff Morale Editor
August 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

What makes running less awful? A nighttime 5k with glow in the dark foam. Hundreds of Omaha residents gathered at Werner Park on Saturday, August 6th, for a memorable 5k. The Foam Glow travels all over the country, giving people of all ages a night to remember. The event was comprised of a pre-race party, the r...

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