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Senior Studies Classes Learn About Prison Life

Senior Studies Classes Learn About Prison Life

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

March 27, 2018 — Certain blocks of the Senior Studies class traveled to prisons and jails throughout Omaha today. The half-day visit to local area detention centers highlights the current unit’s focus on social justice and gives students a look at the Douglas County and State or Nebraska prison systems. Before...

Wrongfully Convicted Man is Released After 23 Years

Wrongfully Convicted Man is Released After 23 Years

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

March 27, 2018 -- In 1994, Nevest Coleman, an innocent man, was convicted of the rape and murder of a 20-year old woman and was sentenced life in prison. Initially, Coleman felt pressure to confess to the crime, because the body was found in his basement, but further into the trial recanted the testimony. The...

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News, Student Life

Mar. 23, 2018 — After a successful season, the Skutt Catholic speech team was unable to claim the state title at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. “We got 4th, which is fairly terrible for us but not unexpected given how hard our district was,” said Skutt Catholic Speech Coach Brent Goetzinger....

Father Harrison Named Next Girls Golf Coach

Father Harrison Named Next Girls Golf Coach

Jack McGonigal, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News, Fall, Sports

March 21, 2018 -- The girls’ golf program has found its new head coach. Father Patrick Harrison will lead the charge this upcoming fall. Harrison was an assistant coach last year, and has had a golf background for the majority of his lifetime. Harrison played golf throughout high school and college. He...

Skutt Catholic Junior Selected for Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Skutt Catholic Junior Selected for Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Daily News

March 21, 2018 -- Skutt Catholic Junior Patrick Slattery has been selected to participate in the Yale Young Global Scholars Program during the summer of 2018. The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program that  consists of a pair two-week sessions at ...

String of Texas Bombings Leads Police to Suspect Serial Bomber

String of Texas Bombings Leads Police to Suspect Serial Bomber

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under Daily News, News

Update: March 20, 2018 – another bomb explodes in a FedEx near San Antonio on route to Austin; the other package shipped by the same individual has been secured and turned over to law enforcement. It is not believed to be linked to the previous bombings.    Two artillery simulators were found in ...

Spring Sports Pep Rally Goes Off Without a Hitch

Spring Sports Pep Rally Goes Off Without a Hitch

Emma Brisbois, BirdFeed Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Daily News

March 16, 2018 – At approximately 2:30 p.m. Friday, the entirety of Skutt Catholic’s student section filed into the gym for the school year’s concluding pep rally. The spring sports pep rally is an event in which many students are recognized for their participation in sports and activities....

Track and Field Opens Season

Track and Field Opens Season

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News

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


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News

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


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News

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


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News, Sports, Winter

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


Filed under *Showcase, Daily News, News

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...

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