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Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News, Student Life

During the usual morning run to Starbucks, it’s no doubt that a Grande Caramel Macchiatto with an extra shot is the only thing on the customer’s mind. However, what is often ignored is what goes on behind the scenes of making that caffeinated beverage. Starbucks baristas were given an opportunity...

25 Questions: Singing, Sarcasm, and Scarves with Chris King

25 Questions: Singing, Sarcasm, and Scarves with Chris King

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

If you’ve ever met Chris King, you’re not likely to forget him any time soon. Otherwise, you might have seen his curly hair, glasses, and often stony-looking demeanor in the halls, never realizing the warm and vibrant personality hiding just behind them. As a senior and central figure of many...

Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Senior Stevie Yaghmour is well known around Skutt Catholic for his genius and musical talent. Most people that knew Stevie as a child would not have guessed he would be the extroverted, charismatic person he is today, but being involved in so many activities has helped him come out of his shell. What activities ...

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News, Student Life

Mar. 23, 2018 — After a successful season, the Skutt Catholic speech team was unable to claim the state title at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. “We got 4th, which is fairly terrible for us but not unexpected given how hard our district was,” said Skutt Catholic Speech Coach Brent Goetzinger....

SkyHawks Venture Into City for Service Trip

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Starting Friday, March 16 and running into Sunday, March 18, A group of Skutt Catholic students went out to perform service at various locations. They helped out everyone from homeless to special needs. On the first day, they went out to Council Bluffs food pantry to help all those who were starving...

Izabela Lackova: From Slovakia to Omaha

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Favorite color? Blue. Favorite subject? Algebra. Favorite food? Pizza. Fluent languages? Slovak, Polish, Czech, English and German. Junior Izabela Lackova is just like any other American teenager, except for the fact that she is not American. Izabela is a transfer student from Slovakia who has become...

Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Emma Brisbois, BirdFeed Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Vlogs, or video blogs, are a type of documentation that has become vastly popular in recent years. At the beginning of Skutt Catholic’s show choir season, foreign exchange student Corinne Chen decided to join the vlogosphere. “I’ve always loved to watch YouTube channels and live vlogs, like...

Youth Group Aims to Revive Spirituality

Youth Group Aims to Revive Spirituality

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

691 teenagers are registered to the Saint Wenceslaus parish. Factoring in those that attend mass but don’t belong to the parish, there are 700 students that Olivier Coutant, the parish’s new director of youth and young adult ministry, believes should have a free space to belong to within. “There’s...

Allegro Show Choir Conquers Historic First Competition

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Allegro took part in the Omaha South Classic show choir competition on Saturday, the first competition in the choir’s history, to the chant of  "Go, go, go, Allegro! " Allegro was formed this past November under the direction of Miss Madeline Amenta, making this not only their first competition of...

Speech Team Picks Up Momentum for State

Speech Team Picks Up Momentum for State

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

After coming off of their victorious weekend at back-to-back tournaments, the Skutt Catholic speech team is hopeful for the remainder of their season. On Friday, Feb. 16, the team hosted the annual River Cities Conference tournament and took first place. All 18 of the Skutt Catholic speech entries ...

Meet the Artist: Danielle Oberfoell

Meet the Artist: Danielle Oberfoell

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Sophomore Danielle Oberfoell has proved herself beyond raw talent, winning local and national awards at the ripe age of 15. She aims to create art to sharing her talent with others as well as using art to cope with the anxiety and overwhelming nature of homework. Oberfoell currently has over 2,000...

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