Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

The Flightline

  • HOSA members: our next bake sale is Monday, Nov. 20

  • Juniors and Seniors: There are still 3 college visits this month

  • 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

SkyHawks Achieve Sound Victory in Quarterfinal Round

SkyHawks Achieve Sound Victory in Quarterfinal Round

Jack McGonigal, Guest Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Daily News, Fall, News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Nov. 3, 2017 -- Skutt Catholic hosted the fifth-seeded McCook Bison at Moylan Field Friday night. The game opened up with SkyHawk possession of the football. Unfortunately for the SkyHawks, the football was quickly coughed up and recovered by the Bison. McCook would dominantly run the football in...

Looking Forward: The Future of Hawktober

Looking Forward: The Future of Hawktober

Erin Gottschalk, Guest Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Hawktober is about celebrating Skutt Catholic as a community and a school. But Hawktober is getting a little monotonous; every year, most of the activities and themes students participate in are the same. Students would like to see something different to change up Hawktober and make it more fun for incomi...

Experiencing American Education

Experiencing American Education

Agota Mihalffy, Guest Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Column, Showcase

When I came to the United States as an exchange student, I thought I knew everything about American schools. I imagined it would be somewhere between Mean Girls and The Breakfast Club, but I hoped it would be similar to my school in Hungary. I could not have been more wrong. Because let’s be honest,...

Album Review: Foo Fighters’ “Concrete and Gold” Strikes Right Chord

Album Review: Foo Fighters’ “Concrete and Gold” Strikes Right Chord

Blaine Wikoff, Guest Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The Foo Fighters are back and better than ever. Since their hiatus, the Foo Fighters have returned with an explosive new album, much different from their previous albums. The Foo Fighters’ fans have been anticipating their comeback ever since frontman, Dave Grohl, fell off a stage while touring for th...

Netflix to Drop Popular Shows, Movies

Netflix to Drop Popular Shows, Movies

Allie Matukewicz, Guest Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Netflix, the movie and TV show streaming company with over 50 million subscribers, has irritated some viewers with recent content changes. The service has removed all time favorite titles like: “One Tree Hill”, “Friday Night Lights”, “Titanic” and “Happy Feet”; needless to say, their...

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

Mia LeRiger, Guest Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Tips & Tricks

October is a time when everyone wants to break out their Halloween decorations, cuddle up under some blankets and watch some festive movies all month long. Here are 11 movies, in no particular order, to get you in the Halloween mood.  1. The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (1966) This movie is a cl...

Football Team Beats Roncallli Pride in Game Postponed by Rain

Football Team Beats Roncallli Pride in Game Postponed by Rain

Jack McGonigal, Guest Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

It was a rainy night for football at Benson High School last Friday night. The SkyHawks’ week seven opponent, the Roncalli Crimson Pride, were initially scheduled to host this game at their own stadium, but due to the amount of rain the game was pushed up an hour, moved to Benson High School and continued...

25 Questions: Mr. Koneck-Wilcox, Theology Teacher and Character Skills Aficionado

25 Questions: Mr. Koneck-Wilcox, Theology Teacher and Character Skills Aficionado

Libby Farrell, Guest Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Interview, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Witty and funny, yet very brilliant, Mr. Koneck-Wilcox (more commonly know as K.W.) has become a very likable teacher here at Skutt Catholic. In a matter of seconds, he has what it takes to put a smile on your face; get know more about his competitiveness, laugh out loud moments, and his inner moral ch...

Opinion: Mars Will Soon Be Within Reach

Opinion: Mars Will Soon Be Within Reach

Luke Lanik, Guest Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Guest Article, Indepth, Opinion

Many have called to the stars trying to find other life in the universe, but the call has been unanswered. We know that life on earth is unique, intelligent life even moreso. Humanity has only existing for a blink of the eye in the cosmos, and its existence is not guaranteed. At any moment something...

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