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Check Mate, Double Take

Check Mate, Double Take

Gabby Giesler, Feature Editor

March 23, 2015

Football isn't the only one going back to back this year. Among the ecstatic cheers and grand stage of Memorial Stadium, their second victory was one for the books. This month, within the depths of Gross Catholic High School, Chess earned hardware, too. Often unmentioned, the chess team swept up another...

London to Lucerne

London to Lucerne

Kayley Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2015

Eight days, five countries, and one spring break. Skutt Catholic's annual Eurotrip spanned five countries: England, Belgium, Switzerland, France, and Luxembourg, before bringing newly cultured students back to the Midwest. While traveling, students have opportunities to explore and immerse themselves...

SkyHawk Speech Seeks Quad-Peat

SkyHawk Speech Seeks Quad-Peat

Tom Hermanek, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2015

Quad-Peat. Qua-peat. Four peat. It's no small feat for any sport or activity team, no matter how you say it, and it's exactly what the SkyHawk speech team is trying to pull off this spring. Just last month, the speech team took first place at the RCC Speech Championship held at Skutt Catholic. "To...

Photo Essay: Dogs Who Rule Instagram

Photo Essay: Dogs Who Rule Instagram

Gabby Giesler, Feature Editor

March 2, 2015

    "Big city, tiny wiener" - A miniature dachshund with 4,000 followers, three dogs who have their own calendar and 644,000 followers, and dogs with famous bloggers as owners are all taking over Instagram. They have more followers than the most popular girl here. Let's f...

Rumor Has It

Rumor Has It

Paige Ourada, Copy Editor

March 2, 2015

"OMG, did you hear what so-and-so did?" "I heard that so-and-so got in huge trouble this weekend." Rumors: they start out harmless, but they can easily make someone's life miserable. With Skutt Catholic being such a small school, secrets spread fairly quickly. A story meant for one person only can erupt...

Retreat Recap

Retreat Recap

Kayley Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2015

Imagine a perfect person. If you are a girl, you would probably name off qualities you want like long legs, being skinny, and perfect eyebrows. If you are a guy, muscles and a good jaw line maybe. The fact is that if we were all asked to write down what a perfect person looks like, they would share...

Point, Click, Remember

Point, Click, Remember

Tom Hermanek, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2015

"Happy Birthday, John!" "Hope you are having a great birthday, John." "Happy birthday 2015!" "For those who did not already know, John passed away in March of 2014. He was a great friend. He will be truly missed." A link to his obituary was included. Although the man's name has been changed, the...

Bacha Posh

Bacha Posh

Michaela Farley, Current Events Editor

February 23, 2015

Her hair cut short, wearing oversized baggy clothing that seem very boyish, over-exaggeratedly walking each step she takes. A few things come to mind when you see girls dressed in this fashion: tomboy, not-so-girly-girl, but what we see, others cannot. In Afghanistan, these girls are known as Bacha Posh,...

A Multitude of Windmills

A Multitude of Windmills

Gabby Giesler, Feature Editor

February 23, 2015

Some may recall the copious amount of babies that plastered the walls of Skutt Catholic last school year. Not real babies, of course, but black and white, printed cartoon babies. The Flightline composed an article on this odd phenomenon and got to the bottom of the baby craze. Senior Eilis Jopp was behind...

New and Improving

New and Improving

Kayley Anderson, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2015

79 percent, that’s the percentage of Americans who now get their news from an electronic or television source. With just a little over 20 percent of American’s still getting their news from traditional sources like newspapers it’s clear journalism is evolving. However, as journalism evolves,...

The Culture of Work Study

Kayley Anderson, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2015

"Baha’s coming! Baha’s coming!” The universal cry afternoons at Skutt Catholic is reminiscent of a young Paul Revere during the American Revolution, sending Work Study students to their jobs in the same way the minutemen got their guns. But the students' weapons are an arsenal of vacuums, spray...

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