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Altar’d State: Giving Back While Dressing Up

Altar’d State: Giving Back While Dressing Up

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features

As you are walking through Village Pointe, you may notice a new boutique that differs from the structure of the rest of the mall. Brick walls and a wire butterfly sculpture set it apart architecturally. As you step in you are pleased with the large selection of high quality, beautiful clothing. Welcome...

Nate Jensen: From Skutt Catholic to NASA

Nate Jensen: From Skutt Catholic to NASA

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Amazing Alumni, Features

With a school motto of “Make a Difference,” it’s no surprise that Skutt Catholic has amazing alumni doing just that in the world today. Alumnus Nate Jensen is no exception, having sent a payload into space alongside fellow UNL students and NASA. “All that work came to a close when, in the...

Behind the Scenes at the Henry Doorly Zoo

Behind the Scenes at the Henry Doorly Zoo

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Features

The Henry Doorly Zoo is as much a part of Omaha as the people, and many locals can recall fond memories of walking through all the exhibits the zoo has to offer. Classified as a world-class zoo by TripAdvisor in 2014, its quality and security is exemplary. But, like any attraction, there are many, ma...

The Benefits of Cursive Handwriting

The Benefits of Cursive Handwriting

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Features

The tradition of cursive handwriting is one that has begun to stop being shared. Usually taught in third grade curriculum, cursive handwriting is a skill that is quickly fading in schools across the country. The importance, and even benefits, of cursive writing have since proven to be widely successful...

Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Senior Stevie Yaghmour is well known around Skutt Catholic for his genius and musical talent. Most people that knew Stevie as a child would not have guessed he would be the extroverted, charismatic person he is today, but being involved in so many activities has helped him come out of his shell. What activities ...

Three Storylines to Watch in the 2018 MLB Season

Three Storylines to Watch in the 2018 MLB Season

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

After all the preparation and spring training games, opening day is finally upon us. Every team will be in action and fans will be able to watch spectacular plays and exciting games. To prepare for opening day and the 2018 season, here are some storylines to watch as the season unfolds. 1. The Two...

Miss Dongilli: Fashion Icon and Spanish Teacher Extraordinaire

Miss Dongilli: Fashion Icon and Spanish Teacher Extraordinaire

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Teacher Feature

Along with teaching Spanish II, Honors Spanish II, and Spanish III, Miss Dongilli is a teacher with style. Many students and teachers at Skutt Catholic are aware of her fashionable ensembles; however, few know about her teaching job in Peru and what she enjoys doing in her free time. When did you di...

March Madness Takes Over Omaha

March Madness Takes Over Omaha

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Sports, Sports Feature

The NCAA Tournament has taken place in Omaha several times in years past, but this time around it was a bit different. Omaha has never hosted anything past the first and second rounds of the tournament. The Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight were welcomed by the city in a grand fashion. Several powerhouses...

Mrs. Twist: Juggling Life and Students

Mrs. Twist: Juggling Life and Students

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Teacher Feature

Spanish IV and V teacher Mrs. Rachel Twist is a familiar face around Skutt Catholic. A graduate of the school, it seems as if she has been here all her life. Although many people know about her accomplishments with regards to athletics, few know about her life outside the school. 1. When did you kn...

Photo Essay: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Photo Essay: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

Hundreds of onlookers crowded the streets of downtown Omaha on Saturday, March 10 for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. There was Irish music, Irish dancing and even Irish dogs as over 70 entrants performed for Omaha in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Skutt Catholic sophomore Molly Harper was a ...

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Spring

As soon as the brackets were released, people began picking who they thought would win the title and strive for a perfect bracket. They could have picked their favorite teams or pick a one seed. Fans hope that their team comes out on top, but no one knows due to the unpredictably of this tournament....

Mrs. Deane: Essential Oils Connoisseur and Photographer

Mrs. Deane: Essential Oils Connoisseur and Photographer

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

World Studies teacher and devoted literature expert- these can only describe the one and only Mrs. Kristen Deane. This Skutt Catholic English teacher has led a life of triumph and hard work, which is reflected in her fervor for teaching and for helping students grow. This week, The Flightline sat down to learn...

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