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8 High School Hacks

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

In my four years roaming the (two) hallowed Skutt Catholic halls, I’ve learned a fair share about making it through the school year alive. Of course, experience is the best teacher in learning how to cope with the toils and joys of high school; however, today I am going to, hopefully, get you out of...

7 Best Healthy Restaurants in Omaha

7 Best Healthy Restaurants in Omaha

Adella Smolsky, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2018


Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

1. Railcar Modern American Kitchen Railcar is a restaurant that not many people know about. Located on 144th and Blondo, this high-end eatery offers many healthy options and uses all natural ingredients. They also accommodate gluten-free customers with gluten-free pasta, buns and sauces upon request. Th...

7 Ways to Nail a Job Interview

7 Ways to Nail a Job Interview

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

1. Get to know the business beforehand Knowing facts about where the business started or how the owner came into this line of business is always an impressive factor in an interview. The interviewer will see that you took extra time and ‘did your homework’ in order to prepare for your interview, ...

11 Unique Ways to Make Your Uniform Stylish

11 Unique Ways to Make Your Uniform Stylish

Adella Smolsky, Social Media Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Tips & Tricks

Many students believe that because we must wear uniforms, that we can’t express ourselves in our outfits. These are just some ideas to help if you want to add a little something to your mundane uniform; it all really is based on personal preference. When it comes down to it, what you wear with your...

Top 7 Dips to Improve Your Meal

Top 7 Dips to Improve Your Meal

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

Everyone loves a good fast food meal, but not all eats are created equal. If you’re looking to make the most out of your nugs, there’s only one thing that will make or break your lunch: the sauce. There are hundreds to choose from, but don't fret here are the top seven fast food dips. 7. Taco Be...

Mrs. Hoye’s Tips for College Application Success

Mrs. Hoye’s Tips for College Application Success

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

As Early Decision and Early Action deadlines approach for many colleges, many seniors are putting their finishing touches on their applications. Below are Mrs. Sherri Hoye's tips for writing an excellent personal statement. Consider your personal statement to be "flesh on the bones of your applic...

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

Mia LeRiger, Guest Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Entertainment, Movies, Tips & Tricks

October is a time when everyone wants to break out their Halloween decorations, cuddle up under some blankets and watch some festive movies all month long. Here are 11 movies, in no particular order, to get you in the Halloween mood.  1. The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (1966) This movie is a cl...

Your Guide to Drive-Through Breakfasts

Your Guide to Drive-Through Breakfasts

Maria Miller, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

It’s the worst way to start off your day: you wake up late, probably forget one or two assignments on your desk and worst of all you miss breakfast. While there is not much you can do about the demerit you’ll receive for running through the commons at 7:58 a.m., there is a solution to your rumbling ...

A Brew-tally Honest Review

A Brew-tally Honest Review

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

Skutt Catholic never settles for anything less than the absolute best, and the incredibly extra coffee machine in the SkyHawk Student Center is no exception. The bright blue coffee apparatus dispenses a single cup of joe, chosen custom by and for the student. There are a lot of options, and I mean A ...

Fast Food Chicken Nuggets: A Definitive Guide

Fast Food Chicken Nuggets: A Definitive Guide

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

I'd really like to take the job of whoever is in charge of prepping and shooting chicken nugget commercials. In my experience, no honest omnivore can remain completely unfazed when faced with a slow-motion shot of those delicately steaming vessels of meat, crispy goodness, and happiness. In an effort...

7 Original Coffee Shops That Will Get You Through the Morning

7 Original Coffee Shops That Will Get You Through the Morning

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

With Starbucks and Scooters sitting on every block serving up coffee that may as well be brewed with mop water for 6 bucks a cup, it is easy to leave flavor and health in the dust and down bottles of NOS in the morning instead of America’s breakfast staple. Lucky for us, we don’t have to. Omaha i...

Seniors’ Declassified School Survival Guide

Seniors’ Declassified School Survival Guide

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

Doing this whole high school thing right is something of an art form. Our four years at Skutt Catholic may be some of the most varied and fun-packed of our lives - but they're also, undoubtedly, some of the most stressful. As students adjust to the frenzy of high school, they pick up tricks to get t...

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