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All-State Music Results Are In

All-State Music Results Are In

Sam Klemme, Entertainment editor

October 18, 2017

Oct. 17, 2017 — Last Week a group of fine arts students recorded their auditions for a chance at all-state choir, orchestra, or band. All-state is one of the highest honors a high school musician can receive. It is has a very rigorous audition process and it is very difficult to be selected. Being...

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Aurora

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Aurora

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

October 18, 2017

The gym doors of Skutt Catholic were opened to the Aurora Huskies’ varsity volleyball team as they took on the SkyHawks in the first match of a three-match tournament. Skutt Catholic swept the competition, winning two games in a row out of three. The beginning of the first set showed a close scoreboard,...

SkyHawks Dominate the Rams

SkyHawks Dominate the Rams

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

October 14, 2017

October 14, 2017 -- The SkyHawks students were excited for the football game before homecoming and were looking forward to a victory against underdog Ralston. They got their victory as Skutt Catholic blitzed past the Rams through big offense plays and dominant defense to move to 4-2. Students had...

Boy Scouts to Offer Girls Membership

Boy Scouts to Offer Girls Membership

Emma Brisbois, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 -- Although the two organizations may have similar names, what Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts do could not be more different. Boy Scouts offer a training program to learn important survival skills, as well as being able to move up in rank among their fellow scouts. This is very unlike the...

Don’t Miss the Mr. SkyHawk Pageant

Don’t Miss the Mr. SkyHawk Pageant

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017

Swimwear, talent, and seven senior boys can only mean one thing: the annual Mr. Skyhawk Pageant. Every year during Hawktober the best of the male senior class compete in multiple classic pageant events to claim the title. It is a night filled with school spirit and a lot of laughter. "The purpose...

NRA Says Feds Should Review Legality of “Bump Stock” Devices

NRA Says Feds Should Review Legality of “Bump Stock” Devices

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

October 6, 2017

Oct. 6 -- Days after the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, questions are being raised over the legality of "bump stocks," which are devices that can be attached to semi automatic rifles that increase their rate of fire. The National Rifle Association, which has opposed gun regulat...

Proposed Regulation Would Scrutinize Rideshare Drivers

Proposed Regulation Would Scrutinize Rideshare Drivers

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

October 5, 2017

April 24, 2019 -- In a recent City Council meeting, Lincoln, Nebr. officials proposed an ordinance that would require rideshare company drivers, such as Uber and Lyft, to go through a background screening process. Taxi drivers support this scrutiny. They believe that their citizens should be assu...

SkyHawks Serve Around Omaha for CID

SkyHawks Serve Around Omaha for CID

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017

Oct. 4, 2017 -- For years Community Involvement Day has been a tradition at Skutt Catholic, where students venture out into the community to serve others for a day. This is something that sets SCHS apart from any other school, serving as an appropriate reminder of where we came from and what our missi...

Shooting Leaves 50+ Dead, 500+ Wounded

Shooting Leaves 50+ Dead, 500+ Wounded

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

October 2, 2017

Oct. 2, 2017 -- A late night shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas has left at least 58 concert-goers dead and 515 people injured in what has become the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.   On Sunday night approximately 10:08 p.m. local time, gunfire erupted from...

Trump Lifts Shipping Law for Hurricane Recovery in Puerto Rico

Trump Lifts Shipping Law for Hurricane Recovery in Puerto Rico

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

September 28, 2017

The Jones Act, a federal law that limits shipping by foreign vessels in the United States to preserve the interests of American shipbuilders, has has been lifted for 10 days. The act coincidentally makes shipping directly from the United States to Puerto Rico twice as expensive as it would be to ship...

A Retreat to Remember

A Retreat to Remember

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

25 September, 2017– On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, the juniors of Skutt Catholic travelled to the Holling Center for their Junior Retreat. The theme of this retreat was Trust, both trust in God and in our classmates. The day started by splitting into two separate groups, each doing a specific...

UNL Hires Dave Rimington to be Interim AD

UNL Hires Dave Rimington to be Interim AD

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

September 26, 2017

Dave Rimington, a former Husker and two-time All American, returned to Lincoln this week to accept the position of Athletic Director in the interim, following Shawn Eichorst's firing last Thursday. Rimington had a successful career in Nebraska football in the early 1980s, and was inducted into the...

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