The Flightline

  • Become a part of the Flightline publications! See Mrs. Drummond about getting involved in Journalism.

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

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

Opinion: Mars Will Soon Be Within Reach

Opinion: Mars Will Soon Be Within Reach

Luke Lanik, Guest Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Guest Article, Indepth, Opinion

Many have called to the stars trying to find other life in the universe, but the call has been unanswered. We know that life on earth is unique, intelligent life even moreso. Humanity has only existing for a blink of the eye in the cosmos, and its existence is not guaranteed. At any moment something...

Making it to Mars

Making it to Mars

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Indepth

A Martian colony sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, far off into the future – but interplanetary travel may be closer than you’d think. Elon Musk, owner of Tesla and founder of SpaceX- a privately owned space exploration company- plans to send immigrants on the 33.9 million mile journey...

Opinion: Moving to Mars Won’t Be Any Time Soon

Opinion: Moving to Mars Won’t Be Any Time Soon

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Indepth, Opinion

As time progresses, different names in space exploration have set their eyes on Mars. They plan to start by moving people to Mars and making a terraforming effort to make it more inhabitable. Terraforming is changing a planet to make it more inhabitable. While they do know that terraforming won’t happen...

The Life of a Black Belt

The Life of a Black Belt

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

When considering which Skutt Catholic students you wouldn't want to face in a fight, to whom does your mind go? Do your thoughts gravitate toward a 200 pound football player? Or one of Skutt Catholic's state-winning wrestlers? In actuality, the subject of your fear should be a five foot two inch senior...

Missionary Discipleship Class Started at Skutt Catholic

Missionary Discipleship Class Started at Skutt Catholic

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Over the years, intriguing courses such as Investigative Forensics and Philosophy have made their debut at Skutt Catholic, but there has never been a class unequivocally for students wanting to share the Good News—until now. Missionary Discipleship is a semester-long course that invites students to better...

The Good Life: Service Trips Leave a Lasting Impact

The Good Life: Service Trips Leave a Lasting Impact

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

This summer I, along with several other Skutt Catholic students, had the opportunity to serve at an Indian reservation in Wanblee, South Dakota. This experience was unlike anything I ever could have imagined, and left an impact that truly changed the way I perceive the world. Along with this serv...

Manawho? What is a Manahawk?

Manawho? What is a Manahawk?

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Skutt Catholic’s athletic department has achieved much success over the past few years on the field and the court. The blood, sweat, and tears of the players and the countless hours of film and play development worked on by the coaches pay dividends to the pride that the SkyHawks have for their teams....

Starting on the Right Note: Success for SkyHawks at Wildcat Classic

Starting on the Right Note: Success for SkyHawks at Wildcat Classic

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

While football season is in full swing, marching band season is just beginning with the first competition of the year already past. On Sept. 16, 2017, Millard West hosted the Wildcat Classic competition at Millard South; 13 schools competed and for some — including Skutt Catholic — it was the first...

Poem-a-Day: An Easy Way to Fulfill Your Daily Poetry Needs

Poem-a-Day: An Easy Way to Fulfill Your Daily Poetry Needs

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features

Many teens and young adults fall short on the reading of poetry, leading to a loss of creativity and deep thought. “I believe poetry matters,” English teacher Mrs. Kristen Deane said. “Poems are a quick way to challenge my thinking, which I think is necessary for being a thoughtful, critical pe...

Fall Play Guarantees Lasting Impact

Fall Play Guarantees Lasting Impact

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

In keeping with the tradition of stellar performances at Skutt Catholic, the theatre department has not fallen short of performing shows that pose relevant questions as well as entertaining shows. This year’s fall play, “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” does just that. With only seven characters tota...

Josh Gromowsky: John Baylor Honor Student, Genius?

Josh Gromowsky: John Baylor Honor Student, Genius?

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Josh Gromowsky, if you haven't heard, is one of the brightest people here at Skutt Catholic. He was one of three students last year to earn a 36 on the ACT, an honor he received as a sophomore. On top of that he received a full ride scholarship to University of Nebraska-Lincoln in eighth grade when he had got...

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