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Glass Recycling Sites Introduced in the Metro

Glass Recycling Sites Introduced in the Metro

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

April 24, 2019- In Oct. 2017, the non-profit organization Keep Omaha Beautiful started a glass recycling initiative throughout the metro. Two sites for these large purple bins sat outside of West Omaha's HyVee (178th & Pacific) and Fresh Thyme (150th & Maple). The success of the project has since...

Federal Government Responds to Nebraska Devastation

Federal Government Responds to Nebraska Devastation

Cole Mingo, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

On Mar. 21 2019, President Donald Trump initiated a declaration of disaster for the state of Nebraska. Flooding levels have reached record highs, and a multitude of public and private organizations have already begun to aid in outreach to affected state citizens. “Federal assistance is a key part in ens...

Holocaust Survivor Adresses Student Body

Holocaust Survivor Adresses Student Body

Clara Pohlman, Feature Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Daily News, News

March 29- Magda Brown with the Illinois Holocaust Memorial Education Bureau spoke to the entirety of the Skutt Catholic population this morning at an all school assembly. Mrs Brown shared her accounts of the Holocaust in great detail. She included facts about infamous German leader, Adolf Hitler as...

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...

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