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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

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

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

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

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

"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

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...

Fostering a Love of Reading

Fostering a Love of Reading

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

October 31, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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