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Spin! Pizza Debuts in Omaha

Spin! Pizza Debuts in Omaha

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

August 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

*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

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

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

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

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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