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  • The Book Club is starting on Tuesday October 24th in the Student Center from 3:15-3:45.

  • Audition sign ups for our District One-Act Play are up on Mr. Wright's window.

  • Those interested in jazz band please meet in the band room at 6:45am Oct.24

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Senior photos are due by October 31st!

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

Facebook to Use Wind Power at Papillion Facility

Facebook to Use Wind Power at Papillion Facility

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News, Showcase

October 19, 2017 — Facebook, the social media giant that is planning to build a data center in Sarpy County, will partner with OPPD to power the facility with clean energy, the company said in an announcement Thursday. A Facebook representative wrote, “To ensure we are able to power our Papillion...

Grandparents Visit Skutt Catholic for GrandHawks Day

Grandparents Visit Skutt Catholic for GrandHawks Day

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students and their grandparents enjoyed one of Skutt Catholic's longest running traditions Thursday. Grandparents were invited to visit Skutt Catholic for mass and a following reception. As students and their visitors enjoyed one another's company along with coffee and pastries,  grandparents shared...

Neighborhoods Destroyed, 42 People Dead As Fires Continue To Rage

Neighborhoods Destroyed, 42 People Dead As Fires Continue To Rage

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Over the past week, some of the most fatal wildfires in history scorched Northern California, forcing thousands to evacuate. The largest of the deadly fires burned in Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino counties, with flames ripping through the picturesque countryside. A few residents were not aware of the blaze ...

All-State Music Results Are In

All-State Music Results Are In

Sam Klemme, Entertainment editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News, Showcase

October 17, 2017 — Last Week a group of fine arts students recorded their auditions for a chance at all-state choir, orchestra, or band. All-state is one of the highest honors a high school musician can receive. It is has a very rigorous audition process and it is very difficult to be selected. Being...

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Aurora

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Aurora

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Daily News, Fall, News, Sports

The gym doors of Skutt Catholic were opened to the Aurora Huskies’ varsity volleyball team as they took on the SkyHawks in the first match of a three-match tournament. Skutt Catholic swept the competition, winning two games in a row out of three. The beginning of the first set showed a close scoreboard,...

Netflix to Drop Popular Shows, Movies

Netflix to Drop Popular Shows, Movies

Allie Matukewicz, Guest Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Netflix, the movie and TV show streaming company with over 50 million subscribers, has irritated some viewers with recent content changes. The service has removed all time favorite titles like: “One Tree Hill”, “Friday Night Lights”, “Titanic” and “Happy Feet”; needless to say, their...

SkyHawks Dominate the Rams

SkyHawks Dominate the Rams

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

October 14, 2017 -- The SkyHawks students were excited for the football game before homecoming and were looking forward to a victory against underdog Ralston. They got their victory as Skutt Catholic blitzed past the Rams through big offense plays and dominant defense to move to 4-2. Students had...

Boy Scouts to Offer Girls Membership

Boy Scouts to Offer Girls Membership

Emma Brisbois, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

October 12, 2017 -- Although the two organizations may have similar names, what Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts do could not be more different. Boy Scouts offer a training program to learn important survival skills, as well as being able to move up in rank among their fellow scouts. This is very unlike the...

Don’t Miss the Mr. SkyHawk Pageant

Don’t Miss the Mr. SkyHawk Pageant

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News, Showcase

Swimwear, talent, and seven senior boys can only mean one thing: the annual Mr. Skyhawk Pageant. Every year during Hawktober the best of the male senior class compete in multiple classic pageant events to claim the title. It is a night filled with school spirit and a lot of laughter. "The purpose...

NRA Says Feds Should Review Legality of “Bump Stock” Devices

NRA Says Feds Should Review Legality of “Bump Stock” Devices

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News, Showcase

Days after the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, questions are being raised over the legality of "bump stocks," which are devices that can be attached to semi automatic rifles that increase their rate of fire. The National Rifle Association, which has opposed gun regulation of any sort to...

Proposed Regulation Would Scrutinize Rideshare Drivers

Proposed Regulation Would Scrutinize Rideshare Drivers

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News, Showcase

Oct. 5, 2017 -- In a recent City Council meeting, Lincoln, Nebr. officials proposed an ordinance that would require rideshare company drivers, such as Uber and Lyft, to go through a background screening process. Taxi drivers support this scrutiny. They believe that their citizens should be assured that...

SkyHawks Serve Around Omaha for CID

SkyHawks Serve Around Omaha for CID

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Oct. 4, 2017 -- For years Community Involvement Day has been a tradition at Skutt Catholic, where students venture out into the community to serve others for a day. This is something that sets SCHS apart from any other school, serving as an appropriate reminder of where we came from and what our missi...

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