The Flightline

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Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

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 ...

Mr. Haney: The Man With the Nuclear Launch Codes

Mr. Haney: The Man With the Nuclear Launch Codes

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Interview, Teacher Feature

Although his Skutt Catholic career has only recently begun, Mr. Pat Haney has become a beloved member of the teacher community. Students love hearing about his stories from when he was in the Navy. Haney attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; he then spent 20 years in the Navy...

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


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Interview, Teacher Feature

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...

Ally Pachunka: the Definition of a Student Athlete

Ally Pachunka: the Definition of a Student Athlete

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Fast. Determined. Hard-working. These are the words that can describe a specific senior here at Skutt Catholic. She is involved in many activities, one of them being cross country. Ally Pachunka is a special student, with much information to share. The Flightline divulges that information with this seri...

Sara Zaleski On Magazine Covers, Lessons Learned

Sara Zaleski On Magazine Covers, Lessons Learned

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Amazing Alumni, Features, Interview

Skutt Catholic students, teachers, and alumni alike were greeted with a welcome surprise opening a recent Sunday paper: graduate Sara Zaleski's face smiling on the cover of Omaha World Herald's Inspired Living Magazine. Zaleski, a notable figure in the history of the school, is involved in everything...

25 Questions: The Grammar Man Himself, John Baylor

25 Questions: The Grammar Man Himself, John Baylor

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Interview

There is but a single, fervent “Hammer the Grammar" authority in the world, and his name is John Baylor. He’s the one man who has almost single-handedly managed to revolutionize how around 350 Skutt Catholic students - and those through the years - study for the ACT. His bombastic voice is a daily...

25 Questions: The Life and Teachings of Mrs. Sherri Hoye

25 Questions: The Life and Teachings of Mrs. Sherri Hoye

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

February 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Interview, Teacher Feature

What better teacher than a passionate expert? If you're looking to increase your linguistic prowess, not to mention your taste for adventure, look no further than Skutt Catholic English teacher Mrs. Hoye. Quirky and giggly, yet capable and stern, the teacher has become an enigmatic fixture at the...

Candidates Bring Skutt Catholic Backgrounds to Presidential Search

Candidates Bring Skutt Catholic Backgrounds to Presidential Search

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Interview, Uncategorized

Two candidates, already fixtures at Skutt Catholic, stand ready to rise in rank. In the search to fill the position, two candidates with already-familiar faces were announced as finalists in late January: Interim President and Admissions Director Tim Bloomingdale and Activities Director Jeremy Moore. ...

School Community Speaks Out on Trump’s First Days

School Community Speaks Out on Trump’s First Days

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Interview

President Donald Trump’s first days in office were, as expected by anyone who followed his eccentric campaign trail, full of controversy. People around the country are passionately protesting in opposition to his first actions as president, while others are commending his decisions as a way to put...

Holly Nowak: Living Art Like a Lifestyle

Holly Nowak: Living Art Like a Lifestyle

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Features, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

With talk of application deadlines and acceptance letters swirling through hallways, life at high schools across the country are stressful right now. But amidst all that, Skutt Catholic senior art student Holly Nowak recently opened an envelope containing the fulfillment of a dream. After four years...

Angela Hutchings: Finding Her Voice Through Speech

Angela Hutchings: Finding Her Voice Through Speech

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

January 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Many people avoid public speaking at all costs, but senior Angela Hutchings just can’t get enough of it. “If people ever talk to me, I'm probably talking about speech, and it's really annoying I'm sure, but that's just because I'm always working on it. I'm always thinking about the next meet, if I need ...

Cathedral Conundrum

Cathedral Conundrum

Tom Hermanek, Copy Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Interview, Spirituality

The scene at St. Cecilia's Cathedral on Friday, January 29, 2016 was not what one would expect at an otherwise peaceful worship space. Mark Kenney, custodian of the church, ascended the catwalk and cut down a statue of Mary Poppins that was suspended from the ceiling for the annual Cathedral Flower Fe...

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