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SlamHawks Victorious at Second Bout

SlamHawks Victorious at Second Bout

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

April 5, 2018

Apr. 5, 2018 — Skutt Catholic’s slam poetry team engaged in their second competition (also called a ‘bout’ in the slam poetry world) of their season last night at 7:30 in UNO’s Thompson Alumni Center. These SlamHawks ended up taking first among three competing teams. The bout, which began...

Skutt Catholic Qualifies for State Journalism

Skutt Catholic Qualifies for State Journalism

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018

Apr. 3, 2018 — Skutt Catholic newspaper students Maria Miller, Lily Yates, Maria Koliopoulos, and Nathan Fletcher have been announced as finalists in the NSAA State Journalism contest. The NSAA’s yearly state contest covers all aspects of journalism, with opportunities to qualify in multiple categories. These...

Video: Student Safety Takes Priority

Video: Student Safety Takes Priority

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 -- In an effort to promote school safety and security, new locks have been added to rooms C105 and C106. These locks are called School Safe, a product that allows teachers to lock classroom doors from the inside while still being able to exit the room, should the need arise. The experimental...

Young Americans March for Gun Control

Young Americans March for Gun Control

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2018

On Saturday, March 26, Americans across the United States marched to demand stricter legislation regarding gun access. The specific goals of the March For Our Lives were to pass a law to ban assault weapons, stop the sale of high-capacity magazines, and implement laws that require background checks on...

Senior Studies Classes Learn About Prison Life

Senior Studies Classes Learn About Prison Life

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

March 27, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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