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.

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37 Year Regime Comes to an End

37 Year Regime Comes to an End

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Nov. 21, 2017 -- Zimbabwe's 93-year old president Robert Mugabe resigned this morning after ruling the country for 37 years. Mugabe had been under intense pressure to resign from the office in the days preceding his resignation. A week ago, he was put under house arrest by Zimbabwe's military. The...

Freshman Retreat: a Retreat with an Impact

Freshman Retreat: a Retreat with an Impact

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

If an innocent outsider had walked into Skutt Catholic on Monday, Nov. 6, they may have been hailed with enthusiastic screams of “Splish splash!” Or perhaps they might’ve seen freshmen, adorned with crowns or reindeer antlers, racing through the halls and trying to obtain obscure facts about the...

The Flaws of Repetitious Royalty

The Flaws of Repetitious Royalty

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Opinion

Another homecoming rolls around, and with it another crowning of royalty. You sit in the crowd of the commons, and, as the same couple that was crowned last year finds their heads ornamented once again, you survey the commons while your mind wanders. Your eyes eventually land on a friend sitting next...

CHI Speakers Engage Seniors

CHI Speakers Engage Seniors

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Oct. 25, 2017 -- The senior theology classes of Mr. Zavaletta got a treat today: two guest speakers, both from or involved with CHI Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute. The speakers, Jena Munson and Gina Springhower, "[Presented] the Matter of Seconds Program which focuses on prevention of traumatic brain...

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

The colors of Moylan field are crisp, and the announcing voice of Mr. Plum drones in your ear as you get ready for the hike. You glance over at the opponents lined up across from you, try to recall what play your captain had decided on and focus your eyes on the velcroed flags around the waist of...

Delete WHenever

October 3, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

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Podcast: Moments of Hope

Podcast: Moments of Hope

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Media, Moments of Hope, Podcasts

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The Life of a Black Belt

The Life of a Black Belt

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

When considering which Skutt Catholic students you wouldn't want to face in a fight, to whom does your mind go? Do your thoughts gravitate toward a 200 pound football player? Or one of Skutt Catholic's state-winning wrestlers? In actuality, the subject of your fear should be a five foot two inch senior...

FBLA Attends Fall Leadership Conference

FBLA Attends Fall Leadership Conference

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Sept. 25, 2017 — Today, Skutt Catholic’s seven FBLA executive board members, along with FBLA advisor Mrs. Elizabeth Rudden, attended Nebraska’s Fall Leadership Conference. The conference was held at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln, and Skutt Catholic’s attendees were joined by members of FBLA...

Cross Country Takes Lincoln Pius

Cross Country Takes Lincoln Pius

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Daily News

Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Skutt Catholic cross country team had their second meet of the season today at Lincoln Pius. The team left school early and drove on a charter bus to Pioneers Park in Lincoln, where they competed against teams including Auburn, Pius X, Lincoln East, Waverly, and Norris. The meet...

Why ‘Smart’ is Dumb

Why ‘Smart’ is Dumb

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

I've heard the word ‘genius’ used to describe students with straight A’s or 36’s on the ACT. However, I've also heard it attributed to Picasso and Mozart. Who’s to say what intellect truly is? In its most basic definition, intelligence is defined as “the ability to acquire and apply knowle...

Slumber Encumbers

Slumber Encumbers

Matthias Walters, Guest Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Column, Guest Article, Opinion

Wanna hear a joke? Sleep. Yeah, I don't get it either... With life being both exciting and ephemeral, it's disconcerting to hear how highly most people regard sleep. There's nothing less productive than habitually putting on special garments, lying on a mat, and then pretending to be unconscious...

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