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New Faith Opportunity at Skutt Catholic

New Faith Opportunity at Skutt Catholic

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

April 3, 2018 — Skutt Catholic students gathered into the campus ministry room, lunches in tow, to see what could possibly be going on. This wasn’t Theology Thursday, it was a new lunch group known as Discipleship. This new faith group is led by Skutt Catholic alumnus, Maddie Koperski (Class of...

Registration Held for Student Voters

Registration Held for Student Voters

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

Elections for Senators and the House of Representatives are coming up this November. The League of Women Voters is holding a voter drive at Skutt Catholic today from 10:30-1:30 in the media center conference room. “We are here with league of women voters of greater Omaha to register all the high school...

A Year to Remember

A Year to Remember

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

This school year, many students witnessed news events on an unprecedented scale. From the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, to a terrorist attack in Somalia that left scores dead, here are the top headlines of the past nine months. In August and into September, Americans watched...

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, Student Spotlight

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...

School Board Allows Yearbook Tributes to Teens Killed in Car Accident

School Board Allows Yearbook Tributes to Teens Killed in Car Accident

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2018


Filed under News

After much controversy, the Centura school board in Cairo, Nebraska chose to allow yearbook memorials to two Centura High School girls killed in a car crash. The school district previously rejected certain yearbook memorials dedicated to Bailey Jean Packer, 16, and Navi Nielsen, 17, who died due ...

Seniors Pass Torch to Juniors

Seniors Pass Torch to Juniors

May 4, 2018


Filed under Daily News

May 3, 2018 was the final passing of the light of leadership from one class to another. The light of leadership mass is a tradition at Skutt that is celebrated once a year with symbolic passing of leadership from seniors to juniors using electric tea candles and SkyHawk pins. The mass is a beautiful...

Hope Stratman Nationally Ranked in Poetry Competition

Hope Stratman Nationally Ranked in Poetry Competition

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Daily News, Uncategorized

April 25, 2018 was a suspenseful day for many students at Skutt Catholic, especially senior Hope Stratman. She had advanced to the final round of the national Poetry Out Loud competition and was scheduled to give her final performance at 6 p.m. Skutt Catholic students had their eyes glued to computer...

SlamHawks Celebrate Final Second Place Finish

SlamHawks Celebrate Final Second Place Finish

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

April 18- Last night, April 17, the SlamHawks took on their final bout of the season. After two preliminary competitions, otherwise known in the poetry world as "bouts," Skutt Catholic's slam poetry team made it to semi-finals, competing with three other schools in the area. Amid their competition was...

Skutt Catholic Choirs Perform at the Holland

Skutt Catholic Choirs Perform at the Holland

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

April 17, 2018 — Every year the Holland holds a concert all day for choirs to perform in an acoustically designed space. Choirs from all around Omaha show off songs both old and new. Both of Skutt Catholic’s choir ensembles attended this all day event. These students left their eighth period classes...

Flightline Staff Attends NSPA Convention

Flightline Staff Attends NSPA Convention

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Apr. 16, 2018 — Members of the Skutt Catholic Flightline staff ventured to San Francisco, CA on Thursday, April 12 and returned Sunday, April 15. While in San Francisco, staff members attended the annual NSPA journalism convention. The NSPA spring convention focuses on recognizing Pacemaker finalists...

Designers of Lethal Waterslide Arrested

Designers of Lethal Waterslide Arrested

Emma Brisbois, BirdFeed Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

In the summer of 2016, the Verrückt waterslide made its debut at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City. Malfunctions in the ride grew common; these eventually caused the death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab. Designers of the lethal waterslide, John Schooley and co-owner of Schlitterbahn Jeffery Henry,...

SlamHawks Victorious at Second Bout

SlamHawks Victorious at Second Bout

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Apr. 5, 2018 — Skutt Catholic’s slam poetry team engaged in their second competition (also called a ‘bout’ in the slam poetry world) of their season last night at 7:30 in UNO’s Thompson Alumni Center. These SlamHawks ended up taking first among three competing teams. The bout, which began...

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