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Student-Directed One Acts Hit the Stage

Student-Directed One Acts Hit the Stage

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

December 29, 2017

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

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

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

  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

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

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...

Eight Years Without Communion

Eight Years Without Communion

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

November 29, 2017

“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

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

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

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

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...

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