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Track and Field Opens Season

Track and Field Opens Season

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 -- The Track and Field Team competed in their first meet of the season Thursday at Concordia University. Out of 13 teams competing, the boys placedseventh and the girls placed eighth. While they didn't finish near the top, the team achieved many of the goals that it set going into the...

AP Biology Students Visit UNMC Pharma Lab

AP Biology Students Visit UNMC Pharma Lab

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 -- Seniors enrolled in AP Biology took part in a career field exploration at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Wednesday afternoon. Students were dismissed from class and boarded a bus just after 11 a.m. Before heading to the Medical Center, they enjoyed a quick lunch with their...

Trump Appoints New Secretary of State, CIA Director

Trump Appoints New Secretary of State, CIA Director

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 13, 2018

Mar. 13, 2018 — President Donald Trump ousted his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, according to a tweet by Trump himself. The move comes at a time when the Trump presidency is dogged by the independent investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller over Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential...

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

SkyHawk Basketball Falls Short in State Championship

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

March 12, 2017 -- Just after Skutt Catholic defeated Gretna and York beat Bennington in the semifinals, the stage was set for the top two seeds in the tournament to meet in the state championship game Saturday. The stakes were high for both teams, as York was trying to win its first state basketball...

Dick’s Sporting Goods to Stop Selling Assault Rifles

Dick’s Sporting Goods to Stop Selling Assault Rifles

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 — In light of the recent events in Parkland, Florida, Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack has announced the company’s decision to stop selling assault rifle type weapons and to implement stricter rules on gun sales. The 19 year old gunman at the Parkland shooting bought a shotgun...

Writing From Spain

Writing From Spain

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

March 3, 2018 -- Upon arriving in Malaga, Spain after enduring hours of flights and layovers, I, along with the other 22 Skutt Catholic student travelers was greeted by the EF Educational Tours tour guide. After exiting the airport, we boarded onto a tour bus and drove to a quaint Spanish restaurant lo...

Senior Studies Classes Host Missionary Speaker

Senior Studies Classes Host Missionary Speaker

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 2, 2018

Mar. 2, 2018 — The Catholic non-profit group Christ in the City hosted a speaker in all Senior Studies block classes today. Volunteer Canon Howell talked about what the organization does around the Denver area and encouraged seniors to participate after high school. Christ in the City was founded...

The Flightline Selected as Finalist for National Award

The Flightline Selected as Finalist for National Award

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

March 2, 2018

March 2, 2017 -- The National Scholastic Press Association, or NSPA, named The Flightline a finalist for its highest honor Friday morning. The publication, along with 41 other scholastic news sites, were selected to compete for a Pacemaker, perhaps the most sought-after title in scholastic journalism. The...

Science Students Compete in “Envirothon”

Science Students Compete in “Envirothon”

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

February 27, 2018

Feb. 27, 2018 -- Twenty Students traveled to Chalco Hills Recreation Area Tuesday morning to participate in the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resource District’s Envirothon competition. The competition consisted of series of seven tests about earth science and environmental topics such as aquatics...

Lockout/Lockdown Drills: Practicing Safety in Times of Panic

Lockout/Lockdown Drills: Practicing Safety in Times of Panic

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

February 22, 2018

Feb. 22, 2018 — The students and faculty of Skutt Catholic underwent several safety drills — a lockout and a lockdown — today to ensure  readiness in the case of an emergency. The lockout took place during fourth period. However, besides Mr. Bailey’s voice on the intercom announcing the drill,...

Sophomore Students Take a Day to Reflect

Sophomore Students Take a Day to Reflect

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

February 21, 2018

Feb. 21, 2018 — At 8:00 a.m., the Skutt Catholic sophomores departed for their retreat centers. The sophomore annual retreat is separated into two groups, boys and girls. The sophomore girls spent the day at the Pro Sanctity Center in Elkhorn with a focus on women in the Bible. Their day began with...

Skutt Catholic Hosts State Choral Gathering

Skutt Catholic Hosts State Choral Gathering

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2018

February 20, 2018 — This Monday, the Skutt Catholic show choirs held an event for different choirs around the state. They transformed the commons and gym into a suitable place to host the groups. The event had a planned 21 choirs to compete, but due to weather conditions eight groups had to cancel. Chris...

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