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Mrs. Deane: Essential Oils Connoisseur and Photographer

Mrs. Deane: Essential Oils Connoisseur and Photographer

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

May 6, 2019

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...

Mr. Cunningham: Teaching Life Lessons As Well as Spanish

Mr. Cunningham: Teaching Life Lessons As Well as Spanish

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

April 23, 2019

Mr. Bill Cunningham, Spanish teacher and highly friendly faculty member at Skutt Catholic, has many interesting factoids and various “hidden” secrets that not many students would know. But what makes Mr. Cunningham so wonderful is his attention to the smallest details of day to day life. “When...

Altar’d State: Giving Back While Dressing Up

Altar’d State: Giving Back While Dressing Up

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

April 15, 2019

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...

Mr. Kleinsasser: Playing an Integral Role at Skutt Catholic

Mr. Kleinsasser: Playing an Integral Role at Skutt Catholic

Cole Mingo, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2019

For 25 years, Skutt Catholic’s Math Department has been nurtured by the care and dedication of Mr. Kleinsasser. This legendary instructor has derived his way into the hearts of many mathematical students, thriving in his domain (and range). Thus, the time has come to gain some insight into the Capt...

Local Band Plays Fundraiser Show for Flood Victims

Local Band Plays Fundraiser Show for Flood Victims

Blaine Wikoff, Media Editor

March 27, 2019

The floods in Nebraska and Iowa have been treacherous, destroying homes, wiping out land and even being fatal in some cases. There have been almost one billion dollars in damages and at least three deaths. Governor Pete Ricketts has declared a national emergency and estimated more than 2,000 homes and 340 b...

Senior Retreat Impacts

Senior Retreat Impacts

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

March 18, 2019

Monday, September 20, 2019 — the senior class attended their final retreat at Skutt Catholic. Upon arrival at the faux western town that would serve as a host for the next 11 hours, the seniors were escorted into a gymnasium where they were put into small groups and completed the first of many tea...

The Good Life: Service Trips Leave a Lasting Impact

The Good Life: Service Trips Leave a Lasting Impact

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

March 18, 2019

This summer I, along with several other Skutt Catholic students, had the opportunity to serve at an Indian reservation in Wanblee, South Dakota. This experience was unlike anything I ever could have imagined, and left an impact that truly changed the way I perceive the world. Along with this serv...

Growing Speech Team Gears Up for State

Growing Speech Team Gears Up for State

MaryRose Olson, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

State speech is not too far away and the speech team with its many new members are gearing up for it. The head coach, Mr. Goetzinger stated, “The team's goals are, firstly, to build our program among novices, since most of our team graduated last year; and, second, to improve and expand our group...

Rock Climbing Club: Explained

Rock Climbing Club: Explained

Cole Mingo, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

The time has come to clarify all mysteries and misconceptions about this particular extracurricular activity. Participants in Rock Climbing Club, despite its name, do not frequently engage in rock climbing itself. Rather, rock climbing is the reward that participants can earn by showing up every ...

Foreign Exchange Students Share Holiday Traditions

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

December 19, 2018

The time of year for those annual holiday traditions has finally arrived. Whether it be setting up Christmas decorations or baking cookies, families around the world are gearing up for the holidays. Many of Skutt Catholic’s foreign exchange students are preparing to spend their first Christmas in ...

Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2018

Skutt Catholic High School’s marching band, as well as 16 other high school bands, assembled at Millard South Saturday for the NSBA state marching contest. Classes A, AA, B, and C participated. The band took 3rd place in the Class B division, and 12th place overall. At first glance, the contest is just an annu...

Whisk and Measure Delivers A-Latte

Whisk and Measure Delivers A-Latte

Clara Pohlman, Feature Editor

October 18, 2018

The sights and smells of any normal bakery can leave one delighted by the aroma of freshly baked goodies or the pleasant stench of roasted coffee beans. Whisk and Measure, a fairly new coffee shop in the West Omaha area, offers not only the expected tastes of a normal coffee bar, but also offers a menu...

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