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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

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

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

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

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

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...

Nate Jensen: From Skutt Catholic to NASA

Nate Jensen: From Skutt Catholic to NASA

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

April 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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