Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

The Flightline

  • Musicians wanting to help with retreats/Campus Min events- meet today after school in CM Office!

  • Big Hawks! Friday we will being meeting up with your Little Hawks at 9:15 for a QR activity. Please bring your iPads to the gym.

  • Get your free 25th Anniversary T-Shirts During Lunch!

  • All students interested in Vivace Band or Crew, please stop and see Mr. Storm in the music room by Tuesday, August 22nd.

  • Set construction has begun for the fall play! Come to the stage after school at 3:30 and get involved.

  • SkyHawks for Life will be hosting their first Life Nite on Tuesday Aug. 22 @ 7pm in the Student Center.

  • Tryouts for the Mock Trial teams will be held on Sunday, August 27th at 5 p.m. in room C105.

School-Induced Stress: The Facts & More

School-Induced Stress: The Facts & More

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Features

Tomorrow is a big day--you have four tests, two assignments, and a six page essay due. You write, study, and write some more, and despite your strongest efforts, you know it is going to be a long night. And, of course, you are stressed out of your mind. If you are a student at Skutt Catholic, then...

My First Time Watching a Game at Rupp Arena

My First Time Watching a Game at Rupp Arena

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinators
December 5, 2016
Filed under Column, Features, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

On Wednesday, November 23 I walked into the luxurious Rupp Arena for the first time, which is the home of the Kentucky Wildcats. Named after Kentucky's legendary coach Adolph Rupp, it has seen Kentucky accomplish amazing feats. The Wildcats have been to the NCAA tournament 55 times, 17 final fours berths, and...

Real World Math Straight from Your Class

Real World Math Straight from Your Class

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
December 5, 2016
Filed under BirdFeed, Features, Tips & Tricks

Every student has, at some point, sat in a math class wondering ‘when the heck am I even gonna need to know this stuff?' Math is complex and can be extremely challenging, especially once you advance to higher levels. However pointless it may seem to learn things like trigonometry or calculus, both...

A Staff of Cliques

A Staff of Cliques

Ava Dreessen, Ad Manager/ Copy Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Imagine your Algebra, Government, and Literature teachers strutting down the hall, arms interlaced, and announcing to all ears that on Wednesdays, they wear sweater vests. Surprisingly, it’s not that far off from reality. Due to the teachers and staff of Skutt Catholic High School participating...

Photo Essay: Walls Showcase A Confetti of Wisdom

Photo Essay: Walls Showcase A Confetti of Wisdom

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
November 14, 2016
Filed under Features

The word “classroom” calls to mind the mundane image of a lifeless and boring learning environment, yet the room of theology teacher Mrs. Starman could not be further from this description. Nine years worth of students’ handwritten words of advice and goals colorfully hang from the walls, an acc...

Conspiracy Theorist Runs for Congress

Conspiracy Theorist Runs for Congress

Peter Quinn, Opinion Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinion

Nothing would make this election any more interesting than an anime-loving conspiracy theorist running for Congress. Steven Laird is a bus driver from Omaha that has been running for Congress since 2002 as a Libertarian candidate. As you probably have noticed, he has never been elected. There is more...

The Best Dressed Kids In School

The Best Dressed Kids In School

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

As fall reaches its peak, expect to see suit-clad students carrying little black books and grappling with visual aid stands while you head to your car after school. College visits? Lawyer convention? Nope. Rather, it's a definite sign that Speech season is back in full swing. Speech participants...

Photo Essay: Park Hopping, the Easiest and Cheapest Teenage Adventure

Photo Essay: Park Hopping, the Easiest and Cheapest Teenage Adventure

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Features

Teenagers are faced with a timeless question every weekend: What can we do that is new, cheap, and exciting? The answer is taking a trip to the past and putting an adventurous twist on it. Park hopping ties in the afternoons that you would spend with your family playing at parks with your newfound wanderlust...

The Bilingual Mind

The Bilingual Mind

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Through our attempts at learning other languages, every student knows that picking up another one takes a ridiculous amount of work, especially in a scholastic environment where practically no one is fluent and the language is not used. Knowing how to speak one language is often hard enough, so the co...

Film Noirs and Musicals Collide

Film Noirs and Musicals Collide

Ava Dreessen, Ad Manager/ Copy Editor
October 10, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

As discolored leaves begin to fall, and the warm breeze of summer days turns cool, students are also participating in smelling success. Yeah, you heard that right. The students of Skutt Catholic’s Drama Department feature in Nebraska’s premier of “The Sweet Smell of Success,” created by Mark ...

Ten Dollars for a Year of School

Ten Dollars for a Year of School

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
October 10, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Ten dollars. For most people, that's no big deal. Perhaps it may buy two school lunches, or two trips to Juice Stop, but it’s also the cost of sending a child in Haiti to school for an entire year. A group of Skutt Catholic students, after returning from Haiti and learning this information, decided...

Your Memories May Be Wrong

Your Memories May Be Wrong

Nessa Woosley, Staff Morale Editor
October 10, 2016
Filed under Features

Imagine waking up one day and discovering some of your memories never happened. The theory of the Mandela Effect is based on mass amounts of people having the same memory about a detail, place or event that is incorrect or never happened at all. The first "memory" that created the whole Mandela Effect...

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