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New Librarian Strives to Revamp Media Center

New Librarian Strives to Revamp Media Center

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

August 28, 2018 — With the construction of the SkyHawk Student Center, the former media center has since been forgotten. However, new librarian Mrs. Thielen is attempting to make the Skutt Catholic library’s presence well-known once again. “I created a website that I wanted to make available to studen...

McCain Dead at 81

McCain Dead at 81

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

August 27, 2018 — John McCain died on August 25, 2018 after stopping treatment for brain cancer. A funeral for the Arizona senator will be held on Saturday, September 1. McCain started his government career in the U.S. Navy in 1958 when he graduated from the United States Naval Academy. On October...

Recruitment Video Calls Everyone to “Soar with us at Skutt Catholic”

Recruitment Video Calls Everyone to “Soar with us at Skutt Catholic”

Emma Brisbois, Managing Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Daily News

Aug. 23, 2018 – Today at Skutt Catholic, many students were pulled from class and asked to say the simple phrase, “Soar with us at Skutt Catholic” into a camera’s lens. Skutt Catholic’s director of recruitment, Deacon Tim Bloomingdale, buzzed around the school with a camera man, hoping to...

Gym Construction Limits Space for Sports Teams

Gym Construction Limits Space for Sports Teams

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, News

Skutt Catholic is currently undergoing construction throughout various parts of the school, including the gym. As part of Skutt Catholic’s capital campaign, the school has decided to replace the old bleachers in the main gym and auxiliary gym with new plastic molded ones, greatly affecting the pra...

Cohen Pleads Guilty, Manafort Convicted

Cohen Pleads Guilty, Manafort Convicted

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Aug. 22, 2018 — Yesterday afternoon news broke that Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort received convictions of felony fraud. Trump’s former attorney and campaign chairman, respectively, were found guilty of crimes ranging from tax evasion to campaign finance violations. Manafort’s charges consis...

Floods Cause Destruction Throughout Kerala

Floods Cause Destruction Throughout Kerala

Blaine Wikoff, Media Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Aug. 21, 2018 -- Downpours in Kerala, India have cause massive floods, wiping out civilization and killing the residents. The start of these flood are attributed to the massive downpour of rain that started Wednesday, August 8, these downpours triggered landslides, which in turn wiped out homes and bri...

Skutt Catholic vs. Bennington Preview

Skutt Catholic vs. Bennington Preview

Andrew Mize, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News, Fall, News, Sports

With school starting up and everyone getting into the swing of the year, Skutt Catholic is awaiting the return of the football season. From the themes to music in the halls, football Fridays are a tradition that has the whole school anxious for the impending game. This Friday, Skutt opens off the year away a...

First Week Finishes Strong with Popsicle Day

First Week Finishes Strong with Popsicle Day

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

August 17, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

The students of Skutt Catholic are excited to be back and are ready for the year ahead. “My first week at Skutt has been pretty great so far, and my favorite part has been art class,” said freshman Kara Walters. “I found Skutt really easy to adjust to, but coming from a public school getting use...

Skutt Catholic Disappoints on Opening Day

Skutt Catholic Disappoints on Opening Day

Alaina Anderson, Supervising Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

Aug. 18, 2018 — The softball team fell short of their goal to start the season off with a win against Class A opponent Gretna High School.   This year’s Skutt Catholic softball team is ranked second in Class B with talented upperclassmen like senior Kaylee Vampola. Returning talent is suppleme...

New Faith Opportunity at Skutt Catholic

New Faith Opportunity at Skutt Catholic

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

April 3, 2018 — Skutt Catholic students gathered into the campus ministry room, lunches in tow, to see what could possibly be going on. This wasn’t Theology Thursday, it was a new lunch group known as Discipleship. This new faith group is led by Skutt Catholic alumnus, Maddie Koperski (Class of...

Registration Held for Student Voters

Registration Held for Student Voters

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

Elections for Senators and the House of Representatives are coming up this November. The League of Women Voters is holding a voter drive at Skutt Catholic today from 10:30-1:30 in the media center conference room. “We are here with league of women voters of greater Omaha to register all the high school...

A Year to Remember

A Year to Remember

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

This school year, many students witnessed news events on an unprecedented scale. From the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, to a terrorist attack in Somalia that left scores dead, here are the top headlines of the past nine months. In August and into September, Americans watched...

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