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Why Money Management Classes Should be Mandatory

Why Money Management Classes Should be Mandatory

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

Skutt Catholic presents many excellent classes in all fields of study; however, some of the classes students must take in order to graduate are not always practical. Although classes such as art and Character Skills are valuable classes to take, they are not necessary for many careers. Learning h...

9 New TV Shows to Watch this Year

9 New TV Shows to Watch this Year

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Culture, Uncategorized

2019 promises to be a big year for TV with multiple anticipatedshows debuting on various channels. Often, those new year’s resolutions fizzle out a month into the year, and things like exercising are replaced by watching enticing TV shows. Here are nine brand new TV shows coming out in 2019 to fue...

Skutt Catholic Girls Basketball Outpace Roncalli

Skutt Catholic Girls Basketball Outpace Roncalli

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Jan 8, 2019— Skutt Catholic girls basketball team defeats Roncalli 67-48. The SkyHawks jumped to a lead of 19-10 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back outscoring the Crimson Pride in every quarter. Skutt Catholic’s height advantage contributed to the win. This advantage led to L...

Foreign Exchange Students Share Holiday Traditions

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

The time of year for those annual holiday traditions has finally arrived. Whether it be setting up Christmas decorations or baking cookies, families around the world are gearing up for the holidays. Many of Skutt Catholic’s foreign exchange students are preparing to spend their first Christmas in ...

New Entryway Improves School Safety

New Entryway Improves School Safety

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

After months of construction, Skutt Catholic’s main entrance has been opened. The new entryway was designed to promote safety for students and staff. The original completion date of the entrance was September 17, but due to the large amount of rain and a delay of the entryway doors’ arrival, the...

Dr. Seuss’ “The Grinch” Receives an Upgrade

Dr. Seuss’ “The Grinch” Receives an Upgrade

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Movies

Going into the movie,“The Grinch,” I was skeptical of how it would compare to the original animated film, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” directed by Chuck Jones. My family and I typically view this film annually, and I am quite fond of the cartoon. The newest film surpassed my expectations ...

Voters Cast Ballots for Midterm Election Day

Voters Cast Ballots for Midterm Election Day

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Nov. 6, 2018– Today marks the day in which Nebraskan voters will cast their ballots for a governor, senator, House representatives, and whether to expand Medicaid coverage. This election is expected to be very close and likely to be undecided until the next day. Voters will decide if the Republic...

7 Easy and Inexpensive Halloween Costumes

7 Easy and Inexpensive Halloween Costumes

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

Halloween is a beloved holiday for many Skutt Catholic students; however, the struggle of finding a costume can be frustrating. Here are seven easy and inexpensive Halloween costume ideas to make the search a bit easier. 1. Scooby Doo Gang Photo by Pinterest Scooby Doo is a classic show filled with ...

Anna Johnson Recognized as Runza Student of the Week

Anna Johnson Recognized as Runza Student of the Week

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Anna Johnson is a friendly face and motivated student in the halls of Skutt Catholic, so it was no surprise when she was presented with the Runza Student of the Week. Johnson is highly involved in numerous activities and clubs at Skutt Catholic, and is constantly making a difference in the lives of st...

Mrs. Cronican: Llama Owner and Math Extraordinaire

Mrs. Cronican: Llama Owner and Math Extraordinaire

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Mrs. Cronican is beloved by many at Skutt Catholic through her humorous personality and excellent math teaching skills. From helping students comprehend math to leading the Skutt Catholic chess club, Mrs. Cronican never fails to impress. Tell me a little about yourself. I live in Springfield on...

California Passes Bill Banning Plastic Straws

California Passes Bill Banning Plastic Straws

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Sept. 21, 2018— The state of California passed a bill yesterday that banned full-service restaurants from automatically supplying plastic straws. The bill was signed by California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, September 20. Restaurants will only be permitted to dispense plastic straws if...

Railcar Modern American Kitchen: A Picturesque Eatery Serving High Quality Food

Railcar Modern American Kitchen: A Picturesque Eatery Serving High Quality Food

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Food

In a plaza by 144th and Blondo, Railcar Modern American Kitchen lies in between an orthodontics office and a martial arts studio, serving high-quality food and service in a charmingly decorated eatery Before Googling restaurants nearby, I had never heard of Railcar Modern American Kitchen. The quai...

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