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  • Student Directed One Acts on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm.

  • Net Neutrality Vote takes place Dec. 14th

  • Half of service hours need to be Approved by Dec. 15th.

  • All students traveling to Spain on the Spring Break trip - there will be a meeting 12/13 at 3:15 in A150.

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

Everything You Need to Know About Net Neutrality

Everything You Need to Know About Net Neutrality

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Indepth, News

What is Net Neutrality? Net Neutrality was put in place to ensure equal access to information to all citizens and to protect our right to free speech; it is heavily backed up by legislation, specifically,  Title II of the Communications Act of 1943 and the Open Internet Order of 2015. In essence these docume...

Photo Essay: Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Photo Essay: Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

  An enormous Christmas tree dominates the dimly lit hall as people begin to flood in for the events to come; while the guests wait in anticipation, the voices of a Polish choir bounce off of the stone walls, creating a cascade of holiday carols. This is the beginning of the Durham Museum’s annual...

Practice Pays off at the Mid-America Center

Practice Pays off at the Mid-America Center

Emma Brisbois, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Over the weekend of Nov. 20, 2017, Skutt Catholic’s cheerleading team was victorious in two divisions at their competition at the Mid-America Center. The girls placed first in the Small Varsity Non-Tumbling division and in the Game Day division. Game Day consists of a series of dances and cheers...

Giving Thanks with Others

Giving Thanks with Others

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Skutt Catholic’s Operation Others is known for their charitable work in and around the Omaha area. Comprised of a dynamic group of around 60 students, the group plans social justice events around town. Their schedule changes every year, but their overall goal is to help those less fortunate. Led...

Mr. Cunningham: Teaching Life Lessons As Well as Spanish

Mr. Cunningham: Teaching Life Lessons As Well as Spanish

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Teacher Feature

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...

St. Wenceslaus Gets New Youth Minister

St. Wenceslaus Gets New Youth Minister

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Spirituality

Olivier Coutant hails from Vancouver, Canada and is eager to spread his knowledge of religion and his faith with young members of both the St. Wenceslaus and Skutt Catholic communities. As Youth and Young Adult Minister for St. Wenceslaus, Olivier Coutant will focus mostly on matters pertaining to St....

Photo Essay: Hutch Fest 2017

Photo Essay: Hutch Fest 2017

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

This past Saturday 21 October, vendors from across the metro gathered in the Mid-America Center to sell their goods and celebrate local shops. Hutch Fest, in the festival’s second year of existence, put forth a number of local businesses around Omaha that make their own goods and products. The e...

More Than Spring Cleaning

More Than Spring Cleaning

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, News

900 volunteers, 36 sites, three days, one goal: to involve Omaha’s youth in the betterment of our environment. The weekend of Oct. 25 was dubbed Youth Fall Cleanup by the nonprofit Keep Omaha Beautiful. This was the 33rd year of Youth Fall Cleanup, and it was the biggest gathering yet. Yout...

Art Teacher Premieres at Noyes Gallery

Art Teacher Premieres at Noyes Gallery

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Arts, Features, Teacher Feature

At 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 3, the Noyes Art Gallery in Lincoln will display for the first time an artistic piece from Skutt Catholic art teacher Johnna Eck. The piece, entitled Demure, is a portrait of a nude model, shoulder turned toward the viewer, painted in bright orange and blue hues. The work will be...

US Soccer at Half Mast

US Soccer at Half Mast

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature

Soccer, or football, is a game that brings planet earth together. Every four years, the world’s 32 best teams meet to decide who is the top team in the world. It is a time that singlehandedly connects and divides the whole world at the same time. For the first time since 1986, the United States Men's...

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

The colors of Moylan field are crisp, and the announcing voice of Mr. Plum drones in your ear as you get ready for the hike. You glance over at the opponents lined up across from you, try to recall what play your captain had decided on and focus your eyes on the velcroed flags around the waist of...

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