The Flightline

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Izabela Lackova: From Slovakia to Omaha

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Favorite color? Blue. Favorite subject? Algebra. Favorite food? Pizza. Fluent languages? Slovak, Polish, Czech, English and German. Junior Izabela Lackova is just like any other American teenager, except for the fact that she is not American. Izabela is a transfer student from Slovakia who has become...

Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Senior Places Second at Barista Championship

Maddie Mollner, Student Life Editor

May 16, 2018


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

During the usual morning run to Starbucks, it’s no doubt that a Grande Caramel Macchiatto with an extra shot is the only thing on the customer’s mind. However, what is often ignored is what goes on behind the scenes of making that caffeinated beverage. Starbucks baristas were given an opportunity...

25 Questions: Singing, Sarcasm, and Scarves with Chris King

25 Questions: Singing, Sarcasm, and Scarves with Chris King

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

If you’ve ever met Chris King, you’re not likely to forget him any time soon. Otherwise, you might have seen his curly hair, glasses, and often stony-looking demeanor in the halls, never realizing the warm and vibrant personality hiding just behind them. As a senior and central figure of many...

Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Stevie Yaghmour: Calculus Aficionado, Master Trumpeter

Blaine Wikoff, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Senior Stevie Yaghmour is well known around Skutt Catholic for his genius and musical talent. Most people that knew Stevie as a child would not have guessed he would be the extroverted, charismatic person he is today, but being involved in so many activities has helped him come out of his shell. What activities ...

Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Corinne Chen: Exchange Student and Vlogger Extraordinaire

Emma Brisbois, BirdFeed Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Vlogs, or video blogs, are a type of documentation that has become vastly popular in recent years. At the beginning of Skutt Catholic’s show choir season, foreign exchange student Corinne Chen decided to join the vlogosphere. “I’ve always loved to watch YouTube channels and live vlogs, like...

Meet the Artist: Danielle Oberfoell

Meet the Artist: Danielle Oberfoell

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Arts, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Sophomore Danielle Oberfoell has proved herself beyond raw talent, winning local and national awards at the ripe age of 15. She aims to create art to sharing her talent with others as well as using art to cope with the anxiety and overwhelming nature of homework. Oberfoell currently has over 2,000...

Skutt Catholic’s ‘Melting Pot’ Culture: SkyHawks Share Their Stories

Skutt Catholic’s ‘Melting Pot’ Culture: SkyHawks Share Their Stories

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

America is often described as a “melting pot,” a place where people merge and mix regardless of their differences in ethnicity, race, or culture. One could say that Skutt Catholic is a melting pot of sorts, where understanding other cultures and having respect for one another is an integral part...

Cole Mingo – A Difference Maker

Cole Mingo – A Difference Maker

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Cole Mingo is a student with many talents. Whether he is the Quizlet king or the roller coaster radical, Cole is an exceptional person in the school. He gives encouragement to all and zooms by his opponents on the track and the cross country course. He is the ultimate SkyHawk. What is you favorit...

The Life of a Black Belt

The Life of a Black Belt

Hope Stratman, Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

When considering which Skutt Catholic students you wouldn't want to face in a fight, to whom does your mind go? Do your thoughts gravitate toward a 200 pound football player? Or one of Skutt Catholic's state-winning wrestlers? In actuality, the subject of your fear should be a five foot two inch senior...

Josh Gromowsky: John Baylor Honor Student, Genius?

Josh Gromowsky: John Baylor Honor Student, Genius?

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Josh Gromowsky, if you haven't heard, is one of the brightest people here at Skutt Catholic. He was one of three students last year to earn a 36 on the ACT, an honor he received as a sophomore. On top of that he received a full ride scholarship to University of Nebraska-Lincoln in eighth grade when he had got...

Ally Pachunka: the Definition of a Student Athlete

Ally Pachunka: the Definition of a Student Athlete

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Fast. Determined. Hard-working. These are the words that can describe a specific senior here at Skutt Catholic. She is involved in many activities, one of them being cross country. Ally Pachunka is a special student, with much information to share. The Flightline divulges that information with this seri...

25 Questions: Elizabeth Howard, Her Highness of High-Fives

25 Questions: Elizabeth Howard, Her Highness of High-Fives

Maddie Mollner, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Student Spotlight

On a typical school day, she can be seen walking down the halls of Skutt Catholic, hand outstretched, awaiting high-fives from passerby. Though widely known for her kindness and ability to strike up a conversation with just about anyone, not much else is known about the true colors of this particularly...

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