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Eight Years Without Communion

Eight Years Without Communion

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

“Take this, all of you, and eat it: this is my body which will be given up for you.” Receiving Jesus in the sacrament of the Eucharist is a fundamental part of Catholicism, but for junior Caroline Connolly, it was a reality she could not partake in, until now. Caroline was diagnosed with Celiac’s...

Giving Thanks with Others

Giving Thanks with Others

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Skutt Catholic’s Operation Others is known for their charitable work in and around the Omaha area. Comprised of a dynamic group of around 60 students, the group plans social justice events around town. Their schedule changes every year, but their overall goal is to help those less fortunate. Led...

First Year Debate Team Sets Sights on Success

First Year Debate Team Sets Sights on Success

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

From football to robotics, speech to softball, Skutt Catholic provides a large variety of activities that students participate in, but one activity has always been missing. For the first time in over four years, the Skutt Catholic SkyHawks will have a new activity to partake in: debate. An extension...

Vivace Makes Room For Allegro

Vivace Makes Room For Allegro

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

The familiar harmony of voices breaks through the velvet sound barrier separating the stage from the commons. Only this time, it's not the beloved show choir known as Vivace; it's the fresh new sound of Allegro. The word Allegro refers to music that is performed at a brisk and lively tempo. This na...

Freshman Retreat: a Retreat with an Impact

Freshman Retreat: a Retreat with an Impact

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

If an innocent outsider had walked into Skutt Catholic on Monday, Nov. 6, they may have been hailed with enthusiastic screams of “Splish splash!” Or perhaps they might’ve seen freshmen, adorned with crowns or reindeer antlers, racing through the halls and trying to obtain obscure facts about the...

Mr. Cunningham: Teaching Life Lessons As Well as Spanish

Mr. Cunningham: Teaching Life Lessons As Well as Spanish

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Mr. Bill Cunningham, Spanish teacher and highly friendly faculty member at Skutt Catholic, has many interesting factoids and various “hidden” secrets that not many students would know. But what makes Mr. Cunningham so wonderful is his attention to the smallest details of day to day life. “When...

Skutt Catholic’s ‘Melting Pot’ Culture: SkyHawks Share Their Stories

Skutt Catholic’s ‘Melting Pot’ Culture: SkyHawks Share Their Stories

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

America is often described as a “melting pot,” a place where people merge and mix regardless of their differences in ethnicity, race, or culture. One could say that Skutt Catholic is a melting pot of sorts, where understanding other cultures and having respect for one another is an integral part...

Cole Mingo – A Difference Maker

Cole Mingo – A Difference Maker

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Cole Mingo is a student with many talents. Whether he is the Quizlet king or the roller coaster radical, Cole is an exceptional person in the school. He gives encouragement to all and zooms by his opponents on the track and the cross country course. He is the ultimate SkyHawk. What is you favorit...

Speech Season Starts With a Bang at Bellevue West

Speech Season Starts With a Bang at Bellevue West

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

On Saturday, Nov. 4, the Skutt Catholic speech team debuted their talents at Bellevue West for the first meet of the season. The team of 37 finished as the top Class B school at the meet, with four finalist entries spread across three categories. Speech meets are divided into up to nine categories:...

St. Wenceslaus Gets New Youth Minister

St. Wenceslaus Gets New Youth Minister

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Olivier Coutant hails from Vancouver, Canada and is eager to spread his knowledge of religion and his faith with young members of both the St. Wenceslaus and Skutt Catholic communities. As Youth and Young Adult Minister for St. Wenceslaus, Olivier Coutant will focus mostly on matters pertaining to St....

Meet the Artist: Alyssa Schmitt

Meet the Artist: Alyssa Schmitt

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

"Alyssa is just driven to create," said art teacher Mrs. Johnna Eck. " I feel it is my job as her teacher to just stay out of her way. I try to guide her and give her suggestions, but she has all the ideas on her own," Eck continued. Senior Alyssa Schmitt is one of the many talented artists creating...

Hutch Fest 2017

Hutch Fest 2017

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

This past Saturday 21 October, vendors from across the metro gathered in the Mid-America Center to sell their goods and celebrate local shops. Hutch Fest, in the festival’s second year of existence, put forth a number of local businesses around Omaha that make their own goods and products. The e...

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