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March Madness Takes Over Omaha

March Madness Takes Over Omaha

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018

The NCAA Tournament has taken place in Omaha several times in years past, but this time around it was a bit different. Omaha has never hosted anything past the first and second rounds of the tournament. The Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight were welcomed by the city in a grand fashion. Several powerhouses...

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

Mar. 23, 2018 — After a successful season, the Skutt Catholic speech team was unable to claim the state title at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. “We got 4th, which is fairly terrible for us but not unexpected given how hard our district was,” said Skutt Catholic Speech Coach Brent Goetzinger....

SkyHawks Venture Into City for Service Trip

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2018

Starting Friday, March 16 and running into Sunday, March 18, A group of Skutt Catholic students went out to perform service at various locations. They helped out everyone from homeless to special needs. On the first day, they went out to Council Bluffs food pantry to help all those who were starving...

Mrs. Twist: Juggling Life and Students

Mrs. Twist: Juggling Life and Students

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 21, 2018

Spanish IV and V teacher Mrs. Rachel Twist is a familiar face around Skutt Catholic. A graduate of the school, it seems as if she has been here all her life. Although many people know about her accomplishments with regards to athletics, few know about her life outside the school. 1. When did you kn...

Izabela Lackova: From Slovakia to Omaha

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 21, 2018

Favorite color? Blue. Favorite subject? Algebra. Favorite food? Pizza. Fluent languages? Slovak, Polish, Czech, English and German. Junior Izabela Lackova is just like any other American teenager, except for the fact that she is not American. Izabela is a transfer student from Slovakia who has become...

Photo Essay: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Photo Essay: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018

Hundreds of onlookers crowded the streets of downtown Omaha on Saturday, March 10 for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. There was Irish music, Irish dancing and even Irish dogs as over 70 entrants performed for Omaha in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Skutt Catholic sophomore Molly Harper was a ...

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

The 4 Teams With the Best Odds to Win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 16, 2018

As soon as the brackets were released, people began picking who they thought would win the title and strive for a perfect bracket. They could have picked their favorite teams or pick a one seed. Fans hope that their team comes out on top, but no one knows due to the unpredictably of this tournament....

Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Emma Brisbois, BirdFeed Editor

March 15, 2018

Vlogs, or video blogs, are a type of documentation that has become vastly popular in recent years. At the beginning of Skutt Catholic’s show choir season, foreign exchange student Corinne Chen decided to join the vlogosphere. “I’ve always loved to watch YouTube channels and live vlogs, like...

Youth Group Aims to Revive Spirituality

Youth Group Aims to Revive Spirituality

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 1, 2018

691 teenagers are registered to the Saint Wenceslaus parish. Factoring in those that attend mass but don’t belong to the parish, there are 700 students that Olivier Coutant, the parish’s new director of youth and young adult ministry, believes should have a free space to belong to within. “There’s...

Allegro Show Choir Conquers Historic First Competition

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2018

Allegro took part in the Omaha South Classic show choir competition on Saturday, the first competition in the choir’s history, to the chant of  "Go, go, go, Allegro! " Allegro was formed this past November under the direction of Miss Madeline Amenta, making this not only their first competition of...

Ms. French: Building Relationships and Sharing Faith

Ms. French: Building Relationships and Sharing Faith

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

February 23, 2018

Say you were to stroll out of the vertex of the AD and BC hallways at 3:25 on a Tuesday. If you glance to your right, you’d likely see 10-15 students packed into a fairly small room; some are talking, some are drawing, some are laughing their heads off. Now, if you to go to the door and glance in,...

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