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Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

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


Filed under *Showcase, Features

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...

Anna Johnson Recognized as Runza Student of the Week

Anna Johnson Recognized as Runza Student of the Week

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Anna Johnson is a friendly face and motivated student in the halls of Skutt Catholic, so it was no surprise when she was presented with the Runza Student of the Week. Johnson is highly involved in numerous activities and clubs at Skutt Catholic, and is constantly making a difference in the lives of st...

Mrs. Cronican: Llama Owner and Math Extraordinaire

Mrs. Cronican: Llama Owner and Math Extraordinaire

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Mrs. Cronican is beloved by many at Skutt Catholic through her humorous personality and excellent math teaching skills. From helping students comprehend math to leading the Skutt Catholic chess club, Mrs. Cronican never fails to impress. Tell me a little about yourself. I live in Springfield on...

Homecoming Week Offers Students Exciting Opportunities

Homecoming Week Offers Students Exciting Opportunities

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays, Student Life

From October 1st through the 6th Skutt Catholic celebrated homecoming week. To start the week off, Mass was held in the gym on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday evening student council hosted their annual "Mr. SkyHawk" pageant. Seniors Thomas Baumert, Reilly Kirkpatrick, Jacob Legliter, and Eric Melrose participated....

Mr Kasner: Athletic Director and Math Whiz

Mr Kasner: Athletic Director and Math Whiz

Andrew Mize, Sports Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Mr. Kasner is a friendly face around Skutt Catholic. From bringing water out to practices to attending show choir competitions, Mr. Kasner is always there to help out around Skutt Catholic. He is the athletic director who came to Skutt Catholic last year after Mr. Moore became president. Let’s take ...

Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News, Student Life

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...

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...

25 Questions: Singing, Sarcasm, and Scarves with Chris King

25 Questions: Singing, Sarcasm, and Scarves with Chris King

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

If you’ve ever met Chris King, you’re not likely to forget him any time soon. Otherwise, you might have seen his curly hair, glasses, and often stony-looking demeanor in the halls, never realizing the warm and vibrant personality hiding just behind them. As a senior and central figure of many...

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...

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