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SkyHawks Take Day to Give Back

SkyHawks Take Day to Give Back

Jack McGonigal, Sports Assistant

October 4, 2018

One of the oldest traditions at Skutt Catholic is the first Wednesday of October where the entire school sets out into Omaha to give back to the community. This year, 53 different locations across the area.   Homeless shelters, food banks, retirement homes, and elementary schools were al...

Kavanaugh Hearing Held Thursday

Kavanaugh Hearing Held Thursday

Clara Pohlman, Feature Editor

September 28, 2018

September 28– On Thursday, September 27, Dr. Christine Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh spoke at a hearing as to whether the alleged sexual assault took place in the summer of 1982. Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault case against Dr. Christine Ford was said to have happened in the summer of 1982...

Priests Gather for Holy Mass

Priests Gather for Holy Mass

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2018

Sept. 25, 2018 -- Today Skutt Catholic gathered together to hold their annual mass of the Holy Spirit. This tradition brings priests from all the local dioceses to come and celebrate a Mass with Archbishop George Lucas leading the ceremony. The Mass celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit among the fol...

California Passes Bill Banning Plastic Straws

California Passes Bill Banning Plastic Straws

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

September 21, 2018

Sept. 21, 2018— The state of California passed a bill yesterday that banned full-service restaurants from automatically supplying plastic straws. The bill was signed by California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, September 20. Restaurants will only be permitted to dispense plastic straws if...

GrandHawks’ Day Tradition Continues

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018

21 September 2018 — Every year, the tradition of “GrandHawks’ Day” is carried out. Students from Skutt Catholic are invited to bring their grandparents to a celebration of mass and a brunch of pastries, coffee, juice, and cookies afterward. The mass set up was a bit different than usual, students’...

North and South Korea Reach Missile Agreement

North and South Korea Reach Missile Agreement

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2018

Sept. 19, 2018 -- This morning a meeting was held between the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, and the leader of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, regarding the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Tongchang-ri, the missile-launching facility, has been North Korea’s primary nuclear testing facilit...

Supreme Court Nominee Accused of Assault

Supreme Court Nominee Accused of Assault

Blaine Wikoff, Media Editor

September 18, 2018

Sept. 17, 2018 — A Supreme Court nominee has been accused of sexual assault by a psychology professor from California. Christine Blasey Ford, the accuser, claims that Brett Kavanaugh, the nominee, tried to assault her at a high school party in 1982. Kavanaugh denies the whole thing, and even denie...

Westroads Mall Adds Dry Goods USA to Store Selection

Westroads Mall Adds Dry Goods USA to Store Selection

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

September 17, 2018

In Omaha’s Westroads Mall, where one may have expected to find Omaha’s last Abercrombie and Fitch store, now stands an up-and-coming boutique: Dry Goods USA. Dry Goods is owned by retail chain Von Maur and is comparable to their junior’s clothing selection. The department store owns 27 of t...

Locals Come Together to March for Suicide Awareness

Locals Come Together to March for Suicide Awareness

Blaine Wikoff, Media Editor

September 13, 2018

On Sunday, September 9th, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) hosted a 2.54 mile “Out of the Darkness” walk. The purpose of the walk was to raise awareness about mental health issues and to raise money for the organization itself. AFSP is an organization dedicated to trying...

Hurricane Florence Nears

Hurricane Florence Nears

Andrew Mize, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018

Sept. 12, 2018– Natural disaster are an occurrence that society has come to accept. We prepare for the worst, but usually nothing that drastic happens. Although, an impending hurricane is quickly approaching the east coast of the United States. This storm is unlike any normal hurricane because it is projecte...

9/11 Prayer Service Offers New Intention

9/11 Prayer Service Offers New Intention

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

September 11, 2018

Today students of Skutt Catholic participated in the annual September 11th prayer service to commemorate the terrorist attacks that occurred 17 years ago. Students went out into the halls during the announcement period for the service. “Different students came and read a prayer that had been written...

Omaha Celebrates Labor Day Weekend With ‘SeptemberFest’

Omaha Celebrates Labor Day Weekend With ‘SeptemberFest’

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

September 7, 2018

Since 1977, SeptemberFest has offered four days of entertainment, food and fun to the people of Omaha. This year’s annual ‘Salute to Labor’ took place from August 31st to September 3rd on Lot D near the CenturyLink Center. Activities included multiple tournaments — such as an arm-wrestling competition...

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