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Homecoming Week Offers Students Exciting Opportunities

Homecoming Week Offers Students Exciting Opportunities

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays, Student Life

From October 1st through the 6th Skutt Catholic celebrated homecoming week. To start the week off, Mass was held in the gym on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday evening student council hosted their annual "Mr. SkyHawk" pageant. Seniors Thomas Baumert, Reilly Kirkpatrick, Jacob Legliter, and Eric Melrose participated....

Photo Essay: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Photo Essay: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

Hundreds of onlookers crowded the streets of downtown Omaha on Saturday, March 10 for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. There was Irish music, Irish dancing and even Irish dogs as over 70 entrants performed for Omaha in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Skutt Catholic sophomore Molly Harper was a ...

Recreating Classics with a Twist

Recreating Classics with a Twist

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

A typical art exhibit usually consists of beautifully calculated brushstrokes on canvases. However, artist Nathan Sawaya chose to take a different approach. Sawaya uses LEGO Building Blocks to construct old and new masterpieces in The Art of the Brick. The traveling exhibit, which is currently housed...

Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Encountering the Cultures of Omaha

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

  An enormous Christmas tree dominates the dimly lit hall as people begin to flood in for the events to come; while the guests wait in anticipation, the voices of a Polish choir bounce off of the stone walls, creating a cascade of holiday carols. This is the beginning of the Durham Museum’s annual...

Hutch Fest 2017

Hutch Fest 2017

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

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...

Finding Healing Through Art

Finding Healing Through Art

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays

The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s latest addition specializes in treatment for cancer, which affects millions of United States citizens. The fight against this disease is often an extremely long and strenuous battle, and, with no conclusive treatment, it can be difficult to maintain hope...

My Big Fat Greek Festival

My Big Fat Greek Festival

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Entertainment, Everything in Between, Media, Photo Essays

Regardless of your linage, the Greek Festival held every year at St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church on 30th and Jackson is a celebration of heritage and an unforgettable experience. There are rides, games, an assortment of delicious homemade foods and desserts that you would be hard pressed to find a...

Art Program Earns Fifth National Award

Art Program Earns Fifth National Award

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017


Filed under Media, Photo Essays, Student Life

For 84 years, the Scholastic Art Awards have been recognizing students’ creativity at a regional and national level. This year, 30 Skutt Catholic students were recognized at the regional level, and freshman Danielle Oberfoell was awarded at the national level. The award process consisted of the ...

Annual Sandhill Crane Migration Reaches The Platte

Annual Sandhill Crane Migration Reaches The Platte

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Media, Photo Essays

National Geographic has called it one of the most magnificent sights in North America. I'm not talking about the Grand Canyon, but rather the annual sand crane migration which passes through Central Nebraska each spring and fall. The cranes, over 600,000 in all, spend their days eating corn left...

Running Together, Whatever The Weather

Running Together, Whatever The Weather

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Fall, Media, Photo Essays, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

Every winter, a band of Skutt Catholic students straps on earmuffs and tennis shoes to go for 30 minute runs in freezing temperatures. By choice. Unthinkable, right? Well, not for this group. The hard core individuals in Rock Climbing Club are willing to brave frigid conditions in what can only ...

Photo Essay: Sockspression

Photo Essay: Sockspression

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under BirdFeed, Culture, Media, Photo Essays

There is a plethora of ways to show creativity in what one wears, even with uniform guidelines; students express themselves through intricate braids, patterned shoes, or bold lipstick. In fact, one of the most common types of expressive apparel is - you guessed it - socks. As insignificant as they m...

Walls Showcase A Confetti of Wisdom

Walls Showcase A Confetti of Wisdom

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

November 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Media, Photo Essays

The word “classroom” calls to mind the mundane image of a lifeless and boring learning environment, yet the room of theology teacher Mrs. Starman could not be further from this description. Nine years worth of students’ handwritten words of advice and goals colorfully hang from the walls, an acc...

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