Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

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  • Big Hawks! Tomorrow we will being meeting up with your Little Hawks at 9:15 for a QR activity. Please bring your iPads to the gym.

  • SkyHawks in the City registration is now open!

  • Sign ups for stage crew and other jobs will be at the ITS meeting after school on Monday in Mr. Wright's room, A155.

  • Get your free 25th Anniversary T-Shirts During Lunch!

  • Angels prayer groups meet again on Thursday morning at 6:45 am in the Campus Ministry office for prayer, friendship, and doughnuts.

  • All students interested in Vivace Band or Crew, please stop and see Mr. Storm in the music room by Tuesday, August 22nd.

  • Set construction has begun for the fall play! Come to the stage after school at 3:30 and get involved.

  • Any young man interested in joining the Guardians is invited to attend an information meeting on Thursday Aug. 17 @ 7am in Mr. Zavaletta's room.

  • SkyHawks for Life will be hosting their first Life Nite on Tuesday Aug. 22 @ 7pm in the Student Center.

  • Anyone interested in playing some chess, come to D104 Thursday, August 17th

Yiayia Olymbia: Cooking Memories With My Greek Grandmother

Yiayia Olymbia: Cooking Memories With My Greek Grandmother

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Column, Features, Showcase

My childhood was sitting on the floor with her by my side. She'd peel grapes, I'd pop them in my mouth like a little bird. I'd smell the flowers in the fabrics of her floral print homemade dresses, thinking the scent of her perfume was the scent of the silken petals on her clothing. I'm taking...

Annual Epidemic Plagues Skutt Catholic

Annual Epidemic Plagues Skutt Catholic

April 24, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Culture

Senioritis runs rampant in the halls of Skutt Catholic, leaving in its wake widespread lack of motivation and effort. This year's strain carries a new virus, afflicting much younger students with early onset Senioritis. The problem only continues to grow as the temperature rises and SkyHawks begin to...

SlamHawk Season

SlamHawk Season

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Skutt Catholic’s very own Louder Than a Bomb poetry team is back. They returned from their first bout on Monday, March 20th, with a first place title. Over 60 Skutt Catholic students showed up to the UNO Thompson Alumni center to witness the SlamHawks successful return to the microphones. A...

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

Winter's blustering wind is slowly giving way to the breeze of spring, and love is in the air. Here are some nice places to slay this holiday with your bae, or even visit alone and treat yourself. The Diner If breakfast-time is your jam, The Diner in the Old Market is always good. Besides having fantastic comfort f...

Omaha Classics Destroyed by Gas Fire Intend to Rebuild

Omaha Classics Destroyed by Gas Fire Intend to Rebuild

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under News

When the building at the corner of Harney and South 11th Street went up in flames on January 9, 2016, few saw a tangible future for Omaha's Old Market classics, M’s Pub (est. 1987) and Nouvelle Eve (est. 1973). Around a year later, however, new light shines onto this case. Renovations to rebuild...

Vivace Gearing Up for a Great Season

Vivace Gearing Up for a Great Season

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

Familiar for some, and entirely new for others, the season of adrenaline, sweat, and hairspray is upon us. Skutt Catholic’s show choir, Vivace, kicks off its season on January 21, 2017. Costumes and instruments loaded up, the 60+ member activity will be bused to Dallas Center - Grimes high school. This...

Christmas 2016 is Entirely Free of Snow

Christmas 2016 is Entirely Free of Snow

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Culture

The Christmas season always leaves many eagerly awaiting lovely, wintry snow. With 2016's luck, however, the white fluffy stuff came just in time to miss Christmas entirely and start off the new year with unnecessarily slippery roads and probable frostbite. Snow before Christmas      ...

Bee Movie Revival

Bee Movie Revival

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
December 12, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The Bee Movie is, if you will, all the buzz as of late, going viral in various forms of Youtube video satire, mostly in the last month. The Bee Movie is a Dreamworks animated motion picture that came out in 2007. A bee named Barry B. Benson (voiced by Jerry Seinfeld, who actually co-wrote the th...

5 Cozy Omaha Eateries to Get You Through the Cold

5 Cozy Omaha Eateries to Get You Through the Cold

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under BirdFeed, Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

When winter makes the outdoors cold, go inside and eat good food. Here's a list of businesses perfect for helping you do just that. Spaghetti Works omaha.spagworks.com This Omaha classic is perfect for a cold winter night. The deep, warm colors and nostalgic vibe of the decor are sure to make you feel safe, while ...

Hawktober Comes to an End

Hawktober Comes to an End

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under BirdFeed, Culture

As Hawktober ends and November begins, the SkyHawks move on to Thanksgiving (except for, indubitably, that one, already-merry soul). ...

Student Plays Amongst Professionals in Musical’s Orchestra

Student Plays Amongst Professionals in Musical’s Orchestra

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
October 31, 2016
Filed under Arts, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Saxophonist Allison Young was a student at Skutt Catholic for her freshman and sophomore years, but transferred to Millard North for her junior year. Her return to the musical's pit provides for a good opportunity to reconnect with her Skutt Catholic family, and she's grown to fit in to Millard North...

The Bilingual Mind

The Bilingual Mind

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Through our attempts at learning other languages, every student knows that picking up another one takes a ridiculous amount of work, especially in a scholastic environment where practically no one is fluent and the language is not used. Knowing how to speak one language is often hard enough, so the co...

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