The Flightline

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Extracurriculars: More Than a College Résumé Boost

Alaina Anderson, Supervising Editor

February 28, 2019

“Am I going to get in?” “Have I done enough to be a student at my dream school?” These are both questions that run rampantly through high school juniors and seniors as they think about their future college and can cause some students to get involved in certain activities just to simply be in...

Fostering Student Support Starts with the Staff

Alaina Anderson, Supervising Editor

February 28, 2019

Fifty-nine-- That is the number of extracurricular activities available at Skutt Catholic High School. Being involved in one of these 59 opportunities requires an immense amout of dedication and hard work; students should appreciate and support this hard work of other students, and we, The Flightlin...

Skutt Catholic Disappoints on Opening Day

Skutt Catholic Disappoints on Opening Day

Alaina Anderson, Supervising Editor

August 16, 2018

Aug. 18, 2018 — The softball team fell short of their goal to start the season off with a win against Class A opponent Gretna High School.   This year’s Skutt Catholic softball team is ranked second in Class B with talented upperclassmen like senior Kaylee Vampola. Returning talent is suppleme...

Flightline Staff Attends NSPA Convention

Flightline Staff Attends NSPA Convention

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

April 16, 2018

Apr. 16, 2018 — Members of the Skutt Catholic Flightline staff ventured to San Francisco, CA on Thursday, April 12 and returned Sunday, April 15. While in San Francisco, staff members attended the annual NSPA journalism convention. The NSPA spring convention focuses on recognizing Pacemaker finalists...

Writing From Spain

Writing From Spain

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

March 3, 2018 -- Upon arriving in Malaga, Spain after enduring hours of flights and layovers, I, along with the other 22 Skutt Catholic student travelers was greeted by the EF Educational Tours tour guide. After exiting the airport, we boarded onto a tour bus and drove to a quaint Spanish restaurant lo...

“An American in Paris” Dazzles Omaha Audience

“An American in Paris” Dazzles Omaha Audience

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

February 26, 2018

As the lights dim, a single piano decorates the stage, waiting for its musician. Viewers watch as the cast brings the piano to life with an opening of difficult choreography and expressive acting. This begins the new musical “An American in Paris”, which provides innovation and a series of surprises. The...

Sophomore Students Take a Day to Reflect

Sophomore Students Take a Day to Reflect

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

February 21, 2018

Feb. 21, 2018 — At 8:00 a.m., the Skutt Catholic sophomores departed for their retreat centers. The sophomore annual retreat is separated into two groups, boys and girls. The sophomore girls spent the day at the Pro Sanctity Center in Elkhorn with a focus on women in the Bible. Their day began with...

Art Students Earn Over 40 Awards

Art Students Earn Over 40 Awards

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

February 1, 2018

Feb. 1, 2018 — In 2017, the Skutt Catholic art program received 45 Scholastic Art recognitions. This year, art students received a total of 50 awards at the regional level. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have been recognizing the work of students from grade seven to grade 12 for over 85 years....

Recreating Classics with a Twist

Recreating Classics with a Twist

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

January 22, 2018

A typical art exhibit usually consists of beautifully calculated brushstrokes on canvases. However, artist Nathan Sawaya chose to take a different approach. Sawaya uses LEGO Building Blocks to construct old and new masterpieces in The Art of the Brick. The traveling exhibit, which is currently housed...

“The Crown” Season Two Reigns Supreme

“The Crown” Season Two Reigns Supreme

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 15, 2017

After a year long hiatus, Netflix’s The Crown debuted a second season of the historically based series. This season’s impeccable cinematography, plot line and impressive cast make The Crown a ravishing drama; but it still possesses some faults. From the extravagant set to regal costumes, The Crown...

Students Experience Spanish Culture

Students Experience Spanish Culture

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 12, 2017

Dec. 12, 2017 – Students in Honors Spanish IV and Spanish V took a field trip to observe the feast day of Our Lady of Guadeloupe in downtown Omaha. The trip began with a bilingual mass at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in downtown Omaha. The mass was spoken in both English and Spanish and included...

Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 7, 2017

  An enormous Christmas tree dominates the dimly lit hall as people begin to flood in for the events to come; while the guests wait in anticipation, the voices of a Polish choir bounce off of the stone walls, creating a cascade of holiday carols. This is the beginning of the Durham Museum’s annual...

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