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Speech Team Picks Up Momentum for State

Speech Team Picks Up Momentum for State

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

February 22, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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