The Flightline

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  • Do you want to tell real stories? Talk to your counselor about enrolling in a Journalism course today.

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Fostering a Love of Reading

Fostering a Love of Reading

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

When some people think of reading, an immediate feeling of disdain ensues. However, others wish they had more time to enjoy this simple pleasure. In order to allow more time for reading, Skutt Catholic has started a book club. For highly involved students both athletically and academically, it can...

More Than Spring Cleaning

More Than Spring Cleaning

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, News

900 volunteers, 36 sites, three days, one goal: to involve Omaha’s youth in the betterment of our environment. The weekend of Oct. 25 was dubbed Youth Fall Cleanup by the nonprofit Keep Omaha Beautiful. This was the 33rd year of Youth Fall Cleanup, and it was the biggest gathering yet. Yout...

Art Teacher Premieres at Noyes Gallery

Art Teacher Premieres at Noyes Gallery

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

At 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 3, the Noyes Art Gallery in Lincoln will display for the first time an artistic piece from Skutt Catholic art teacher Johnna Eck. The piece, entitled Demure, is a portrait of a nude model, shoulder turned toward the viewer, painted in bright orange and blue hues. The work will be...

US Soccer at Half Mast

US Soccer at Half Mast

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Feature

Soccer, or football, is a game that brings planet earth together. Every four years, the world’s 32 best teams meet to decide who is the top team in the world. It is a time that singlehandedly connects and divides the whole world at the same time. For the first time since 1986, the United States Men's...

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Juniors Take Powderpuff

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

The colors of Moylan field are crisp, and the announcing voice of Mr. Plum drones in your ear as you get ready for the hike. You glance over at the opponents lined up across from you, try to recall what play your captain had decided on and focus your eyes on the velcroed flags around the waist of...

Looking Forward: The Future of Hawktober

Looking Forward: The Future of Hawktober

Erin Gottschalk, Guest Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Hawktober is about celebrating Skutt Catholic as a community and a school. But Hawktober is getting a little monotonous; every year, most of the activities and themes students participate in are the same. Students would like to see something different to change up Hawktober and make it more fun for incomi...

25 Questions: Mr. Koneck-Wilcox, Theology Teacher and Character Skills Aficionado

25 Questions: Mr. Koneck-Wilcox, Theology Teacher and Character Skills Aficionado

Libby Farrell, Guest Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Witty and funny, yet very brilliant, Mr. Koneck-Wilcox (more commonly know as K.W.) has become a very likable teacher here at Skutt Catholic. In a matter of seconds, he has what it takes to put a smile on your face; get know more about his competitiveness, laugh out loud moments, and his inner moral ch...

Discovering the Art of Movement

Discovering the Art of Movement

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

When most people think of art galleries, they think of a quiet, somber atmosphere that allows for admiration; however, Kaneko’s new exhibit “Kinetic” shatters this expectation. The sounds of creaking wood and whizzing gears are heard as massive wooden sculptures are set into motion to mesmerize...

Skutt Catholic Students Take on Chemistry Day

Skutt Catholic Students Take on Chemistry Day

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

“Why is chemistry important? Perhaps, it is best to answer that with a question,” said UNL Professor of Chemistry Dr. James Takacs. “What in the world around you does NOT involve atoms, ions, molecules and their interactions?” Every year, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln hosts Chemi...

Homecoming Begins Before the Dance Floor

Homecoming Begins Before the Dance Floor

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

October 8, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

The long-anticipated homecoming week is finally upon Skutt Catholic. A five day venture of dressing up, sporting school spirit, and (objectively) most importantly, making homecoming plans. While the dance itself is the essential part of the night, places where groups go for dinner and taking pictures ...

Climate Change & Natural Disasters: Why You Should Care

Climate Change & Natural Disasters: Why You Should Care

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Conspiracy theorists predicted the world’s end by asteroid on September 23- and humanity is still here, for the most part. But in light of recent patterns in ecological events, at this rate we may not be for much longer. As of September 27, there are currently at least 86 active wildfires in the U.S....

The Origin of Hawktober

The Origin of Hawktober

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Many students assume that Hawktober has existed alongside perennials such as Rendezvous, GrandHawks mass and Angel Flight, but this is not the case. Created a whopping 12 years after the school was founded, Skutt Catholic’s ‘Hawktober’ caught hold of school spirit and quickly became ingrained as...

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