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  • Big Hawks! Tomorrow we will being meeting up with your Little Hawks at 9:15 for a QR activity. Please bring your iPads to the gym.

  • SkyHawks in the City registration is now open!

  • Sign ups for stage crew and other jobs will be at the ITS meeting after school on Monday in Mr. Wright's room, A155.

  • Get your free 25th Anniversary T-Shirts During Lunch!

  • Angels prayer groups meet again on Thursday morning at 6:45 am in the Campus Ministry office for prayer, friendship, and doughnuts.

  • All students interested in Vivace Band or Crew, please stop and see Mr. Storm in the music room by Tuesday, August 22nd.

  • Set construction has begun for the fall play! Come to the stage after school at 3:30 and get involved.

  • Any young man interested in joining the Guardians is invited to attend an information meeting on Thursday Aug. 17 @ 7am in Mr. Zavaletta's room.

  • SkyHawks for Life will be hosting their first Life Nite on Tuesday Aug. 22 @ 7pm in the Student Center.

  • Anyone interested in playing some chess, come to D104 Thursday, August 17th

State Sued For Prison System Problems

State Sued For Prison System Problems

Hope Stratman, Features Editor
August 16, 2017
Filed under Daily News, News

Just after midnight this morning, August 16, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the Nebraska Deptartment of Corrections. Nebraska’s state prisons have reached a record 159% capacity, nearly 20% past the limit in which the government can declare it to be in emergency...

Little Free Library in Need of Donations

Little Free Library in Need of Donations

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief
August 15, 2017
Filed under Daily News, News

August 15, 2017, Under one of Skutt Catholic's iconic brick arches stands a physical testament to the school's attitude toward generosity- the Little Free Library. The quaint little outpost, residing in an alcove near the front of the campus, is in need of student help this schoolyear. The Library,...

5 Improvements New to Skutt Catholic This Year

5 Improvements New to Skutt Catholic This Year

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor
August 14, 2017
Filed under Daily News, News, Showcase

August 14, 2017, Skutt Catholic welcomed students back for classes Monday. Below are five improvements that students may have noticed this morning. 1. Remodeled Media Center As many students are aware, Skutt Catholic's media center, once filled with shelves of neglected books and unused by students, has been transformed i...

25th Anniversary Lunch Welcomes Future, Remembers the Past

25th Anniversary Lunch Welcomes Future, Remembers the Past

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief
August 8, 2017
Filed under Daily News

August 8,2017, Over 100 long-standing members of the Skutt Catholic community sat together in the commons and celebrated the launch of the school's 25th Anniversary year: eating pizza made by 1997 graduate Nick Strawhecker, owner of Dante Ristorante Pizzeria. As they ate, they discussed how far Skutt Cathol...

Video Games Invade the Classroom

Video Games Invade the Classroom

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
Filed under News

By sixth period, opening a textbook seems unimaginable and tasking to say the least. No one wants to sit and flip through a textbook. To remedy this, Mrs. Fuelberth is piloting a new interactive classroom video game in her ninth grade honors biology classes. Mrs. Fuelberth began using Classcraft at...

“Little Free Library” Makes a Reappearance

“Little Free Library” Makes a Reappearance

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence
May 8, 2017
Filed under News

This spring, Skutt Catholic’s own Little Free Library made a reappearance, and thanks to its proximity to surveillance, it’s here to stay this time. Last May, members of the National English Honor Society first undertook the project of creating what is known as a Little Free Library. Essenti...

Classroom Comfort Becomes Priority

Classroom Comfort Becomes Priority

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Sit up straight, put your feet under your desk, and pick your head up are all the dreaded phrases we begin to hear by sixth period. Comfort is often an afterthought in the classroom, but Skutt Catholic freshman English teacher Mrs. Leuschen has made this a priority by piloting new interactive classroom...

Exotic, Tailless Gecko Rescued on Local Bike Trail

Exotic, Tailless Gecko Rescued on Local Bike Trail

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Future Skutt Catholic president Jeremy Moore was riding bikes with his children on a trail near their house when they spotted a creature definitely not native to Nebraska’s prairie habitats. The family had stumbled upon a small leopard gecko who had lost its tail, and knew they had to lend a helping...

Serving Up More Than New Seating

Serving Up More Than New Seating

Maddie Mollner, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Food, News, Showcase

Upon entering the beloved pizza joint known as Piezon’s Pizzeria, one may notice the layout of sports magazines, dry-erase drawings on the wall, and the scent of pizza in the making. For years, locals of the 156th and Center area, as well as students at Skutt Catholic, have thought of Piezon’s as...

Martial Arts Instructor Runs For Mayor, Refuses Campaign Donations

Martial Arts Instructor Runs For Mayor, Refuses Campaign Donations

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under News

It’s becoming increasingly rare to find a political candidate who’s honest and down-to-earth. It’s even harder to find one who refuses campaign donations and doesn’t wish to participate in debates. Martial Arts Instructor and Black Belt Christopher Geary, however, isn’t your typical politi...

Westside School District to Eliminate Elementary Spanish

Westside School District to Eliminate Elementary Spanish

Maddie Mollner, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under News

In a perfect world, people would be able to communicate with each other even with a language barrier. Unfortunately, this language barrier is extremely present especially between Spanish and English speakers. Most of the time, an introductory course to prepare students for the high school level and even...

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