The Flightline

  • Become a part of the Flightline publications! See Mrs. Drummond about getting involved in Journalism.

  • Do you want to tell real stories? Talk to your counselor about enrolling in a Journalism course today.

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

A Year to Remember

A Year to Remember

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

This school year, many students witnessed news events on an unprecedented scale. From the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, to a terrorist attack in Somalia that left scores dead, here are the top headlines of the past nine months. In August and into September, Americans watched...

Students Should Strive for a Cleaner School

Students Should Strive for a Cleaner School

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Buying objects is a part of everyday life. Pay for it, use it and hopefully throw the wrapper away. For too long, though, trash has been left in the commons and hallways of Skutt Catholic. While there are numerous culprits, the freshmen hallway seems to be the worst part of the school. Please, pick up...

6 Reasons Why This Sport Is Better Than American Football

6 Reasons Why This Sport Is Better Than American Football

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under BirdFeed, Culture

In the United States, it’s safe to say one sport galvanizes us: Football. Football has such a following here, it’s hard to even think of a foreign sport coming to our shores and declaring war on the American psyche. Well, it’s time for a new sport, one which is arguably better than its American...

Senior Studies Classes Learn About Prison Life

Senior Studies Classes Learn About Prison Life

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

March 27, 2018 — Certain blocks of the Senior Studies class traveled to prisons and jails throughout Omaha today. The half-day visit to local area detention centers highlights the current unit’s focus on social justice and gives students a look at the Douglas County and State or Nebraska prison systems. Before...

Mrs. Twist: Juggling Life and Students

Mrs. Twist: Juggling Life and Students

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Spanish IV and V teacher Mrs. Rachel Twist is a familiar face around Skutt Catholic. A graduate of the school, it seems as if she has been here all her life. Although many people know about her accomplishments with regards to athletics, few know about her life outside the school. 1. When did you kn...

Trump Appoints New Secretary of State, CIA Director

Trump Appoints New Secretary of State, CIA Director

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News

Mar. 13, 2018 — President Donald Trump ousted his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, according to a tweet by Trump himself. The move comes at a time when the Trump presidency is dogged by the independent investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller over Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential...

Senior Studies Classes Host Missionary Speaker

Senior Studies Classes Host Missionary Speaker

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

Mar. 2, 2018 — The Catholic non-profit group Christ in the City hosted a speaker in all Senior Studies block classes today. Volunteer Canon Howell talked about what the organization does around the Denver area and encouraged seniors to participate after high school. Christ in the City was founded...

Skutt Catholic Bowling Gains Local Acclaim

Skutt Catholic Bowling Gains Local Acclaim

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under News

This past bowling season for Skutt Catholic was consequential. With many high points and certainly some low points, the 2017-2018 bowling season saw many eyes turn toward the players. Determination is key in deciding whether an athletic season will be good, and Skutt Catholic took advantage of that. Many...

Seniors Choose Capstone Project Topics

Seniors Choose Capstone Project Topics

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

Feb. 8, 2018 — Skutt Catholic’s Class of 2018 has chosen their Senior Studies topics for their class project, starting a three month odyssey that culminates in a presentation by each student in May. Students chose from a myriad of different topics pertaining to social justice, including abortion...

Saudi Arabia Relinquishes Ban on Cinemas

Saudi Arabia Relinquishes Ban on Cinemas

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under News

The Middle Eastern country of Saudi Arabia has eased restrictions on movie theatres, allowing a makeshift structure in the nation’s capital, Riyadh, to show The Emoji Movie, marking the first time many residents have seen a movie in public. The decision comes as the country is relaxing certain social...

Your Politics Determine Our Future

Your Politics Determine Our Future

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

Politics can be a dirty business, and some people just refrain from voting altogether. But as people know, politics is also what keeps a country running, for better or worse. Many factors shape politics, and as young adults, we should pay attention. As young adults, we tend to shrug off politics as...

SOAR Center Opens to Students

SOAR Center Opens to Students

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Daily News

Jan. 8, 2018 — As seniors returned from their winter break Monday, they attended their first day of Senior Studies in a newly renovated space. The SOAR Center, a space ideal for Senior Studies classes, guest speaker visits, and club meetings, opened to teachers last Friday, and is being used by...

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