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Students Embark on Pro-Life March

Clara Pohlman, Feature Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

January 15– The fifty plus attendees of Skutt Catholic, in order to attend this year’s March for Life, embarked today on their journey to defend the Catholic Church’s stance on abortion. The group began with a Mass at 2:30 pm in the auxiliary gym accompanied by ten chaperones and attendees’ families. Run...

Skutt Catholic Girls Basketball Outpace Roncalli

Skutt Catholic Girls Basketball Outpace Roncalli

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Jan 8, 2019— Skutt Catholic girls basketball team defeats Roncalli 67-48. The SkyHawks jumped to a lead of 19-10 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back outscoring the Crimson Pride in every quarter. Skutt Catholic’s height advantage contributed to the win. This advantage led to L...

Monday’s Lunch gets a Makeover

Monday’s Lunch gets a Makeover

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

Jan 7– Skutt Catholic High School’s weekly lunch program faced big changes already in the New Year. On the first day of the second semester, in the 2018 to 2019 school year, Boyd and Charlie’s- a locally owned barbecue restaurant- debuted their catering in the Skutt Catholic cafeteria. In past...

US, China Reach Truce in Trade War; Chinese Executive Arrested

US, China Reach Truce in Trade War; Chinese Executive Arrested

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On December 1, United States President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met at the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit. The two agreed to a 90-day truce in the US-China trade war, in which both countries would delay their planned increases in tariffs to allow time for them to negotiate their tra...

New Information about Cohen and Manafort

New Information about Cohen and Manafort

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

December 10– This week, President Donald Trump’s former attorney- Michael Cohen- and former campaign manager- Paul Manafort- have been under serious fire and could land many years in a federal prison. The “Russian Scandal” has been a glaring problem during the Trump administration, the talk of...

Ukraine Declares Martial Law

Ukraine Declares Martial Law

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

On Monday, November 26, 2018, Ukrainian lawmakers voted to introduce martial law in the border areas with Russia. The decision came after a naval skirmish between Ukraine and Russia near Crimea, over the Kerch Strait, a key waterway for both countries. According to CNN, the Ukrainian military sai...

Advent Drive Commences and Competition Ensues

Advent Drive Commences and Competition Ensues

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Skutt Catholic’s Annual Advent Drive has officially begun and students can start bringing in items for the homeroom competition. “I think students should know that we really need their support in order for this to work,” said Ms. French. “This was intuitively a student lead initiative, three...

Two Trials Down, Two to Go

Two Trials Down, Two to Go

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Dec. 3, 2018 — Ten Nebraska schools gathered today at the Roman L. Hruska United States Courthouse in downtown Omaha to take part in day one of state mock trial. Skutt Catholic competed against York High School and South Sioux City High School in two preliminary trials that determine the teams’ pla...

Pep Rally Kicks off New Season

Pep Rally Kicks off New Season

Andrew Mize, Sports Editor

December 1, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

Nov. 30, 2018- The season of love, lights and lots of winter sports is upon Skutt Catholic. The pep rally was today to help the entire school get ready for a new round of sports, including basketball, swimming, bowling and wrestling. The event kicked off by congratulating the fall championships te...

New Entryway Improves School Safety

New Entryway Improves School Safety

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

After months of construction, Skutt Catholic’s main entrance has been opened. The new entryway was designed to promote safety for students and staff. The original completion date of the entrance was September 17, but due to the large amount of rain and a delay of the entryway doors’ arrival, the...

One-Act Takes Two at Kearney

One-Act Takes Two at Kearney

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

For the first time in school history, Skutt Catholic has placed at a One-Act invitational. On Saturday, November 17, the competitive theatre team traveled to Kearney for the Kearney High Competition. It was their first competition of the season. The group ultimately took home second place. This yea...

Journalist Jim Acosta Banned from White House

Journalist Jim Acosta Banned from White House

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

Last week Jim Acosta, CNN chief White House correspondent, was banned from entering White House grounds. After a heated news conference with the president on Wednesday, November 7, Acosta’s press pass was revoked. This was a direct result of his attempt to keep control of the microphone during ...

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