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What Would Jesus Actually Do?

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

In the three minutes that it takes me to walk from one class to another, the number of times I hear someone say “That’s gay” or some form of the F-word (you know the one) is not something I would like to bother counting; I did it anyway. In the duration of one passing period, I heard this all-too-no...

Two Trials Down, Two to Go

Two Trials Down, Two to Go

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018

Dec. 3, 2018 — Ten Nebraska schools gathered today at the Roman L. Hruska United States Courthouse in downtown Omaha to take part in day one of state mock trial. Skutt Catholic competed against York High School and South Sioux City High School in two preliminary trials that determine the teams’ pla...

North and South Korea Reach Missile Agreement

North and South Korea Reach Missile Agreement

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2018

Sept. 19, 2018 -- This morning a meeting was held between the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, and the leader of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, regarding the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Tongchang-ri, the missile-launching facility, has been North Korea’s primary nuclear testing facilit...

New Librarian Strives to Revamp Media Center

New Librarian Strives to Revamp Media Center

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018 — With the construction of the SkyHawk Student Center, the former media center has since been forgotten. However, new librarian Mrs. Thielen is attempting to make the Skutt Catholic library’s presence well-known once again. “I created a website that I wanted to make available to studen...

Cohen Pleads Guilty, Manafort Convicted

Cohen Pleads Guilty, Manafort Convicted

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2018

Aug. 22, 2018 — Yesterday afternoon news broke that Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort received convictions of felony fraud. Trump’s former attorney and campaign chairman, respectively, were found guilty of crimes ranging from tax evasion to campaign finance violations. Manafort’s charges consis...

Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

May 16, 2018

During the usual morning run to Starbucks, it’s no doubt that a Grande Caramel Macchiatto with an extra shot is the only thing on the customer’s mind. However, what is often ignored is what goes on behind the scenes of making that caffeinated beverage. Starbucks baristas were given an opportunity...

Hope Stratman Nationally Ranked in Poetry Competition

Hope Stratman Nationally Ranked in Poetry Competition

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

April 27, 2018

April 25, 2018 was a suspenseful day for many students at Skutt Catholic, especially senior Hope Stratman. She had advanced to the final round of the national Poetry Out Loud competition and was scheduled to give her final performance at 6 p.m. Skutt Catholic students had their eyes glued to computer...

The Flightline Selected as Finalist for National Award

The Flightline Selected as Finalist for National Award

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

March 2, 2018

March 2, 2017 -- The National Scholastic Press Association, or NSPA, named The Flightline a finalist for its highest honor Friday morning. The publication, along with 41 other scholastic news sites, were selected to compete for a Pacemaker, perhaps the most sought-after title in scholastic journalism. The...

Guest Speaker Kicks Off Catholic Schools Week

Guest Speaker Kicks Off Catholic Schools Week

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2018

Jan. 29, 2018 -- Danny Leger, Scott Watts and Tom Theis visited Skutt Catholic this morning in hopes of spreading the mission of Hope of the Poor, an organization set in Nebraska, Alaska, and Mexico City. Skutt Catholic hosted Leger’s music-centric presentation as a kickoff for Catholic Schools Week. Alon...

Sozo Coffeehouse No Longer Hidden

Sozo Coffeehouse No Longer Hidden

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

January 19, 2018

Traveling all the way to 14th and Jones streets just outside of the Old Market may seem like quite a trip just for a cup of coffee, but Sozo Coffeehouse proves itself worth the gas money and a trip down a creaky metal staircase. Yes, you read that correctly; in order to enter Omaha’s biggest coffeehouse,...

11 Tumblr Memes to Distract You From Finals

11 Tumblr Memes to Distract You From Finals

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

December 11, 2017

Is it December already? Whether you’ve been preparing for these agonizing three days since the first day of school or you haven’t realized it’s a day past Thanksgiving, finals week is coming in hot; and it hasn’t quite hit some of us that all of our memorization, patience, and threshold line...

Varsity Basketball Teams Suffer Two Losses

Varsity Basketball Teams Suffer Two Losses

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

December 8, 2017

SkyHawk basketball was off to a rocky start this evening when the girls’ varsity faced off against Bishop Heelan High School. The Crusaders of Heelan put up a great fight on defense and were able to take the first half with a lead of 21-18. The second half fared somewhat better for the SkyHawks. A back-a...

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