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NBC Fires Matt Lauer

NBC Fires Matt Lauer

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

November 29, 2017

Nov. 29 – Making another addition to the growing list of public figures being accused of sexual harassment, Matt Lauer has been fired from NBC News. After an employee filed a complaint about sexual misconduct within the workplace, NBC terminated Matt Lauer’s employment. The complaint was filed...

Unsung Heroes Praised

Unsung Heroes Praised

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

November 28, 2017

28 Nov. 2017 — Heroes don’t always wear capes. Skutt Catholic’s Unsung Heroes Mass illustrates just that. A long tradition here at Skutt Catholic, the Unsung Heroes Mass and reception afterwards is a great way to show our appreciation for our family members, cousins, and friends that have made...

Bowling Finishes Week Two

Bowling Finishes Week Two

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017

Nov. 27, 2017– The Skutt Catholic bowling team participated today in the second meet of the season. The meet was held at Mockingbird lanes. Ten schools competed in the Omaha Metro High School Bowling event, and each school had a number of both varsity and JV, boys and girls teams competing. Skutt...

The Dukes Dominate the SkyHawks

The Dukes Dominate the SkyHawks

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2017

Everyone was ready for the state championship. The hype videos were made and everyone was thinking about the impending football game. The York Dukes were going up against the SkyHawks. Both teams were coming off major wins. York was coming off a major upset against Elkhorn South to prevent them from...

37 Year Regime Comes to an End

37 Year Regime Comes to an End

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

November 21, 2017

Nov. 21, 2017 -- Zimbabwe's 93-year old president Robert Mugabe resigned this morning after ruling the country for 37 years. Mugabe had been under intense pressure to resign from the office in the days preceding his resignation. A week ago, he was put under house arrest by Zimbabwe's military. The...

SkyHawks in the City: A Weekend of Service

SkyHawks in the City: A Weekend of Service

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

November 19, 2017

Nov. 19, 2017 — 23 Skutt Catholic students, representing all four grades, set aside their time this weekend to help improve their community. They visited and helped at Marquis Place, VSP Club, MOHM's Place - in Council Bluffs, Sheltering Tree, Heart Ministry Center, Heartland Hope Mission,...

Students Find Success at Math Day

Students Find Success at Math Day

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

November 16, 2017

Nov. 16, 2017 — Over twenty math students ventured to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Thursday to compete in a variety of mathematical challenges with schools across the state. The day began with a short orientation that provided students with the goals of the day, which were to enjoy math and...

Speaker Aims to Increase Suicide Awareness

Speaker Aims to Increase Suicide Awareness

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2017

The Kim Foundation, an organization that talks to students about the dangers of depression, visited Skutt Catholic freshmen today. Their campaign, called "13 Minutes," is named for the average amount of time between each case of suicide in the United Stated. A representative from the foundation came...

Softball Coach Inducted into Journalism Hall of Fame

Softball Coach Inducted into Journalism Hall of Fame

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

November 14, 2017

Nov. 14, 2017 — Earlier this month, Larry King, along with two other retired Omaha World-Herald journalists, received induction into the Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame. King, a varsity softball coach at Skutt Catholic, had written for the Omaha World Herald for 40 years before his retirement in 2015. King...

Skutt Catholic Defeats Gretna 10-9

Skutt Catholic Defeats Gretna 10-9

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

November 11, 2017

Skutt Catholic faced a challenging matchup Friday as they looked to knock off the undefeated Gretna Dragons on the road. Despite the cold weather and the SkyHawk's offensive struggles, they managed to beat Gretna through their dominant defense. Both Skutt Catholic and Gretna struggled offensively,...

SkyHawk Volleyball Defeats Bennington Badgers

SkyHawk Volleyball Defeats Bennington Badgers

Emma Brisbois, Copy Editor

November 10, 2017

Nov. 9th, 2017 — Skutt Catholic Volleyball is moving on to the semi-finals of the state championship after a big win over Bennington. Winning three sets to zero, the girls did their part to ensure that they would move on to the next round of the championship. As of right now, the girls are playing...

Talented Senior Athletes Commit to Colleges

Talented Senior Athletes Commit to Colleges

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

November 8, 2017

Nov. 8, 2017 -- A short but sweet celebration took place in Skutt Catholic's commons between second and third periods today. Students gathered to celebrate the decisions of five seniors to attend their selected colleges and participate in high level athletics. Among the students were Delaney Saucier...

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