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Skutt Catholic Art Field Trip

Skutt Catholic Art Field Trip

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

March 21 — Every year in the spring, Skutt Catholic’s art department takes a field trip to all of the coolest art locations around the city of Omaha. This usually means a trip to Jocelyn, Hot Shops, and the yearly lunch stop at Spaghetti Works in the Old Market. This year, the trip was jam-packed w...

New Zealand Tightens Gun Laws

New Zealand Tightens Gun Laws

Blaine Wikoff, Media Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

On Friday, March 15th one of the worst terrorist attacks in New Zealand’s history happened in two different churches in Christchurch. It is believed the gunman attacked on a Friday afternoon because mosques are busiest on Fridays. It was also discovered that he had shared extremist videos online contain...

Skutt Catholic Community Affected by Flooding

Skutt Catholic Community Affected by Flooding

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

March 19 — Over the recent weeks, melting of snow and excessive rainfall in Nebraska have caused intense flooding. This problem is especially bad in more rural parts of Omaha and outside the city, in places like Elkhorn, Wahoo, and Waterloo. Flooding continues to displace families, destroying homes, roa...

College Basketball Coach Involved in Deadly Accident

College Basketball Coach Involved in Deadly Accident

Cole Mingo, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News, Sports

On the night of Wednesday, Feb. 20, Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit and killed a man with his car on his way home from a basketball game in Syracuse, New York. The victim was identified as 51-year-old Jorge Jimenez. Jimenez had been driving on I-690 when him and his three other passeng...

Omaha Flooding Escalates

Omaha Flooding Escalates

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

March 14- Due to the copious amounts of snow and rainfall experienced this past weekend, Omaha is currently facing the worst flooding seen in the city's history. A flood warning has been in affect since Wednesday, March 13, and is expected to last through next week. Nebraska has not experienced such...

Pothole Predicament Faces Students

Pothole Predicament Faces Students

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

As water and snow melt, they seep into the cracks in the pavement. From there, as the temperatures drop the water freezes and expands water does when it freezes. Thus this creates cracks underneath the cement, within the cement, and above the cement, therefore it will make a pothole. Potholes in Omaha,...

Dedication Ceremony Held for New Entrance

Dedication Ceremony Held for New Entrance

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Feb. 4, 2019 — Students filed into the gym Monday afternoon to celebrate the refurbished entrance. The new addition, which was being worked on since summer of 2018, was finished this past weekend. All students and faculty were in attendance, as well as Monsignor Gilg, one of the founders of Skutt Ca...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his Day

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his Day

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

January 21, 2019– The sixties was a time of revolutionary actions, we attempted to conquer the stigma around women, sexuality, and turned the tides for race. While all of these things still tend to be issues in today’s society, we can thank the 1960’s for being a decade of new thinking. We can...

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...

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...

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...

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