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Mr. Haney: The Man With the Nuclear Launch Codes

Mr. Haney: The Man With the Nuclear Launch Codes

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Although his Skutt Catholic career has only recently begun, Mr. Pat Haney has become a beloved member of the teacher community. Students love hearing about his stories from when he was in the Navy. Haney attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; he then spent 20 years in the Navy...

Guest Speaker Kicks Off Catholic Schools Week

Guest Speaker Kicks Off Catholic Schools Week

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News, Student Life

Jan. 29, 2018 -- Danny Leger, Scott Watts and Tom Theis visited Skutt Catholic this morning in hopes of spreading the mission of Hope of the Poor, an organization set in Nebraska, Alaska, and Mexico City. Skutt Catholic hosted Leger’s music-centric presentation as a kickoff for Catholic Schools Week. Alon...

Creating New Music Every Time

Creating New Music Every Time

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

The snare drum counts down the beats to the first move. Lights shining bright in their faces as the glittering costumes reflect across the audience. With hours of rehearsal under their belt, Vivace is making their way into the 2018 season. It’s time for the sound behind the curtains to hit the stage. Skutt...

The “SkyHawk Sensation” Succeeds for a Fifth Year

The “SkyHawk Sensation” Succeeds for a Fifth Year

Emma Brisbois, Birdfeed editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

The annual SkyHawk Sensation cheerleading competition was held Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Skutt Catholic’s main gym was packed to the brim with spectators coming to see teams from all over Nebraska; however, with a suspected blizzard brewing, the weather outside kept some teams away. On its fifth year,...

Recreating Classics with a Twist

Recreating Classics with a Twist

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

A typical art exhibit usually consists of beautifully calculated brushstrokes on canvases. However, artist Nathan Sawaya chose to take a different approach. Sawaya uses LEGO Building Blocks to construct old and new masterpieces in The Art of the Brick. The traveling exhibit, which is currently housed...

Student-Directed One Acts Hit the Stage

Student-Directed One Acts Hit the Stage

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

December 29, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Behind the curtain, eight students sigh a breath of relief and congratulate their actors on a job well done. Juniors MaryRose Olson, Andrew Pleskac, and Joseph McAuliffe, joined by seniors Cal Strawhecker, Corinne Chen, Levi Meyers, Ryan Lang, and Nick Sprague made up the crew of student directors. “I...

The New Face of Skutt Catholic Work Study

The New Face of Skutt Catholic Work Study

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

After a long day of work, Work Study Supervisor Lavar Smith arrives at Skutt Catholic, ready to get students cleaning Skutt Catholic’s interior. Making sure they are performing their duties correctly, Smith takes pride in his newfound success as the school’s new work study leader. With a few months'...

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...

Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

  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

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...

New Kind of Production, Same Level of Talent

New Kind of Production, Same Level of Talent

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

The Skutt Catholic Theatre Department has a new addition to their theatre roster: a competition one act. In the time of year that would usually be dedicated to a winter play, the theatre department has resurrected the past tradition of Skutt Catholic. Mr. Wright decided to bring one acts back, from a 10 year hiatus...

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