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NHS Hosts Annual Induction Ceremony

NHS Hosts Annual Induction Ceremony

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

November 7, 2017

Skutt Catholic’s commons was packed full of members of the National Honor Society, including 84 new members and their parents Tuesday night. The event began with Caleb Sudbeck, president of Skutt Catholic’s Soaring SkyHawk Chapter, addressing and welcoming family and friends. “I'm very proud of...

SkyHawks Achieve Sound Victory in Quarterfinal Round

SkyHawks Achieve Sound Victory in Quarterfinal Round

Jack McGonigal, Guest Writer

November 3, 2017

Nov. 3, 2017 -- Skutt Catholic hosted the fifth-seeded McCook Bison at Moylan Field Friday night. The game opened up with SkyHawk possession of the football. Unfortunately for the SkyHawks, the football was quickly coughed up and recovered by the Bison. McCook would dominantly run the football in...

First Quarter Student Magazine Released

First Quarter Student Magazine Released

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017

Nov. 2, 2017 -- Skutt Catholic Flightline's quarterly magazine, Quintessence, released it's first issue of the year; it is the most complex yet. The quarter's issue, entitled Flipside, features many creative takes from the staff with a heavy visual element: the magazine inverts half way through the i...

Push for Downtown Streetcar Gains Traction

Push for Downtown Streetcar Gains Traction

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017

Nov. 1, 2017 -- The city of San Francisco made the streetcar an icon. But could Omaha be next in line- with a line of its own? Founders of the newly-minted group Modern Streetcar Advocates think it should be. Despite a seemingly lukewarm reception for the idea in the previous spring's Omaha mayoral...

Slime Flies When You’re Having Fun

Slime Flies When You’re Having Fun

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017

Oct. 31, 2017 -- At Skutt Catholic, October 31 marks not only Halloween, but the last day of Hawktober as well. Honors Chemistry students celebrated by making 'slime', a long-standing (and fun) tradition at Skutt Catholic. Students used their chemistry skills to create slime using borax and other ...

Politics Today: Manafort, Gates, and Papadopoulos

Politics Today: Manafort, Gates, and Papadopoulos

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

October 30, 2017

Oct. 30, 2017 – The American political scene suffered a battering of startling developments in the early hours of Monday, October 30th. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates have both been indicted. Manafort and Gates had been heavily involved...

Red Ribbon Week Comes to Skutt Catholic

Red Ribbon Week Comes to Skutt Catholic

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

October 27, 2017

Oct. 27, 2017 — “Weed is not a need,” reads one. “Wasted? So is your life!” says another. Skutt Catholic’s Prevention Council has put up numerous anti-drug and alcohol use signs for this year’s Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week runs from October 23-31 annually and informs the American public...

Respect Retreat: Sophomores Connect

Respect Retreat: Sophomores Connect

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017

Sep. 26, 2017 – Today, the sophomore class took part in the first of two sophomore retreats. This retreat is the Respect Workshop, where students learn to respect, connect, and empathize with other students, teachers, and community members. It is “a chance to reflect on respect and what it means,”...

CHI Speakers Engage Seniors

CHI Speakers Engage Seniors

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

October 25, 2017

Oct. 25, 2017 -- The senior theology classes of Mr. Zavaletta got a treat today: two guest speakers, both from or involved with CHI Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute. The speakers, Jena Munson and Gina Springhower, "[Presented] the Matter of Seconds Program which focuses on prevention of traumatic brain...

Blonde Hair Everywhere

Blonde Hair Everywhere

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017

Oct. 25, 2017 – It's that time of year again. As students roam the halls, they will see their fellow gridiron companions with a bit of a change to their personal appearance. Every year, once the football playoffs kick off, team members dye their hair blonde in a stint of a superstition and tradition....

Students Simulate Pioneer Lifestyle

Students Simulate Pioneer Lifestyle

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

October 23, 2017

Milkmaids, bank robbers, and commanding officers roamed the hallways of Skutt Catholic this morning as the junior class prepared for Rendezvous. This annual project serves as a way for students to relive American history. The purpose of Rendezvous is to experience the way that pioneers lived in ...

Facebook to Use Wind Power at Papillion Facility

Facebook to Use Wind Power at Papillion Facility

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

October 19, 2017

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...

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