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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

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

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

“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

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

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

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...

Opinion: Mars Will Soon Be Within Reach

Opinion: Mars Will Soon Be Within Reach

Luke Lanik, Guest Writer

September 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

Manawho? What is a Manahawk?

Manawho? What is a Manahawk?

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2017

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....

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