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Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Emma Brisbois, BirdFeed Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

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...

Mrs. Deane: Essential Oils Connoisseur and Photographer

Mrs. Deane: Essential Oils Connoisseur and Photographer

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features

World Studies teacher and devoted literature expert- these can only describe the one and only Mrs. Kristen Deane. This Skutt Catholic English teacher has led a life of triumph and hard work, which is reflected in her fervor for teaching and for helping students grow. This week, The Flightline sat down to learn...

Youth Group Aims to Revive Spirituality

Youth Group Aims to Revive Spirituality

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

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 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

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


Filed under Features

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,...

Speech Team Picks Up Momentum for State

Speech Team Picks Up Momentum for State

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

After coming off of their victorious weekend at back-to-back tournaments, the Skutt Catholic speech team is hopeful for the remainder of their season. On Friday, Feb. 16, the team hosted the annual River Cities Conference tournament and took first place. All 18 of the Skutt Catholic speech entries ...

Alum Rises Working for Republican Senator

Alum Rises Working for Republican Senator

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Amazing Alumni, Features

While submitting his application to work for Senator Deb Fischer, Mark Wagner had no idea what the future could hold. He had no inkling that a recommendation from a friend could launch him into a new career to possibly eventually work for the government in our nation’s capital. Mark, commonly known...

Trivia Night Raises Funds for Financial Aid

Trivia Night Raises Funds for Financial Aid

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Skutt Catholic hosted its annual trivia night Saturday, February 10th. The competition had long been in place as a fundraiser for the summer service trips. Last year, the event was not held. This year, Mrs. Angie Lohaus brought back the idea of a trivia night in a new way to Instead of raising funds...

Nintendo Announces Mario Kart for Smartphones

Nintendo Announces Mario Kart for Smartphones

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Over 25 years after the first Mario Kart game came out, Nintendo has decided to release a new app called Mario Kart Tour that will be available for smartphones. The game is scheduled to be released anywhere between April 2018 and March 2019. Mario Kart Tour is still in development and is the fifth...

Meet the Artist: Danielle Oberfoell

Meet the Artist: Danielle Oberfoell

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Sophomore Danielle Oberfoell has proved herself beyond raw talent, winning local and national awards at the ripe age of 15. She aims to create art to sharing her talent with others as well as using art to cope with the anxiety and overwhelming nature of homework. Oberfoell currently has over 2,000...

Spring Musical Auditions to be Held in Upcoming Weeks

Spring Musical Auditions to be Held in Upcoming Weeks

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

As many members of the Skutt Catholic community may have noticed, the annual musical, which normally occurs in the fall, has not yet hit the stage. This year, the theatre department is switching things up and presenting their musical, “Anything Goes”, in the spring. Senior Cal Strawhecker has ...

Alum Travels to Silicon Valley on Tech Pilgrimage

Alum Travels to Silicon Valley on Tech Pilgrimage

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Amazing Alumni, Features

Jacob Koperski had no idea that one email from an adviser could not only put his feet on the street at One Hacker Way but also (hopefully) change the rest of his life so much. The Skutt Catholic grad, now a software engineering major in the Raikes program at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, took pa...

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