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Elkhorn Church Opens Activities Center in Boys’ Memory

Elkhorn Church Opens Activities Center in Boys’ Memory

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 24, 2017 -- A new facility opened on the campus of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elkhorn on Wednesday. The center is named in memory of Aspen Seemann & Lane Graves, two boys who tragically died in two separate incidents last June. The center is being funded by a donation from Mike and...

Blockbuster Deal Sends Kryie Irving to Boston

Blockbuster Deal Sends Kryie Irving to Boston

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News, Sports Showcase

Aug. 27, 2017 -- Ever since Kyrie Irving asked to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 24, analysts have debated about where he would land. That question was answered as Cleveland sent Irving to the Celtics for all-star Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and the Nets' 2018 first round pick. This...

Spin! Pizza Debuts in Omaha

Spin! Pizza Debuts in Omaha

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 22, 2017 -- This month, Spin! Pizza made its debut right next to Chick-Fil-A on 180th and West Center Road. West Center has always been a well-visited area for those seeking food that's fast and tasty, and now Spin! has been added to the long list of amazing restaurants nearby. Not only is the...

The Long Awaited Solar Eclipse

The Long Awaited Solar Eclipse

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 21, 2017 -- Today is the day all the news stations and social media have been talking about. The day of the solar eclipse. All of the Skutt Catholic students present looked at the eclipse from the football field. The eclipse happens every few years, but not very often do we get to see it in its totality from Nebraska. After B lunch, or...

Skutt Catholic Stumbles in Opening Game

Skutt Catholic Stumbles in Opening Game

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

August 18, 2017


Filed under Daily News, Fall, News, Sports

Aug. 18, 2017 -- Skutt Catholic’s varsity softball team was unable to end their opening day with a victory. Despite an early lead and Skutt Catholic senior Maddie Clark’s home run, the varsity softball team lost 13-3 to Gretna High School.   The game began with Gretna sophomore Billie Andr...

Central Nebraskan Counties Experience Record Rainfall

Central Nebraskan Counties Experience Record Rainfall

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

August 17, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 17, 2017 -- Several central Nebraskan counties are receiving up to seven inches of rain in record breaking weather patterns. Heavy rain on Tuesday night left residents of Butler, Polk, Nance, Custer, Logan, Hall, Adams, and Holt Counties waking up to flooding and damaged crops. Custer Count...

Terrorist Attack in Central Barcelona

Terrorist Attack in Central Barcelona

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

*Live updates to come as available* 12:50 p.m.: Police reported having one suspect in custody, and he is being considered a terrorist 1:30 p.m.: Catalan official stated 13 dead, 50 injured 1:33 p.m.: Catalan police are evacuating citizens from the Las Ramblas area due to a manhunt  2:1...

State Sued For Prison System Issues

State Sued For Prison System Issues

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

August 16, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 16, 2017 -- Just after midnight today the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the Nebraska Deptartment of Corrections. Nebraska’s state prisons have reached a record 159% capacity, nearly 20% past the limit in which the government can declare it to be in emergency...

Little Free Library in Need of Donations

Little Free Library in Need of Donations

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

August 15, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 15, 2017 -- Under one of Skutt Catholic's iconic brick arches stands a physical testament to the school's attitude toward generosity- the Little Free Library. The quaint little outpost, residing in an alcove near the front of the campus, is in need of student help this school year. The Library,...

5 Improvements New to Skutt Catholic This Year

5 Improvements New to Skutt Catholic This Year

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

August 14, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 14, 2017 -- Skutt Catholic welcomed students back for classes Monday. Below are five improvements that students may have noticed this morning. 1. Remodeled Media Center As many students are aware, Skutt Catholic's media center, once filled with shelves of neglected books and unused by students, has been transformed i...

25th Anniversary Lunch Welcomes Future, Remembers the Past

25th Anniversary Lunch Welcomes Future, Remembers the Past

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 8, 2017


Filed under Daily News, News

Aug. 8, 2017 --Over 100 long-standing members of the Skutt Catholic community sat together in the commons and celebrated the launch of the school's 25th Anniversary year: eating pizza made by 1997 graduate Nick Strawhecker, owner of Dante Ristorante Pizzeria. As they ate, they discussed how far Skutt Cathol...

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