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The End of Opportunity

The End of Opportunity

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2019

On Wednesday, February 13, NASA’s Opportunity rover mission ended after 15 years of exploring the surface of Mars. The Opportunity rover landed on Mars on January 24, 2004, seven months after its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Opportunity was designed to last just 90 Mar...

Which Cute Spring Animal Are You?

Which Cute Spring Animal Are You?

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

February 18, 2019

Pothole Predicament Faces Students

Pothole Predicament Faces Students

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

February 12, 2019

As water and snow melt, they seep into the cracks in the pavement. From there, as the temperatures drop the water freezes and expands water does when it freezes. Thus this creates cracks underneath the cement, within the cement, and above the cement, therefore it will make a pothole. Potholes in Omaha,...

Why Money Management Classes Should be Mandatory

Why Money Management Classes Should be Mandatory

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

February 8, 2019

Skutt Catholic presents many excellent classes in all fields of study; however, some of the classes students must take in order to graduate are not always practical. Although classes such as art and Character Skills are valuable classes to take, they are not necessary for many careers. Learning h...

9 New TV Shows to Watch this Year

9 New TV Shows to Watch this Year

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

February 8, 2019

2019 promises to be a big year for TV with multiple anticipatedshows debuting on various channels. Often, those new year’s resolutions fizzle out a month into the year, and things like exercising are replaced by watching enticing TV shows. Here are nine brand new TV shows coming out in 2019 to fue...

Growing Speech Team Gears Up for State

Growing Speech Team Gears Up for State

MaryRose Olson, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

State speech is not too far away and the speech team with its many new members are gearing up for it. The head coach, Mr. Goetzinger stated, “The team's goals are, firstly, to build our program among novices, since most of our team graduated last year; and, second, to improve and expand our group...

First Data Sold for $22 Billion, Jobs at Risk

First Data Sold for $22 Billion, Jobs at Risk

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2019

On Wednesday, January 16, it was announced in a press release that Omaha-born company, First Data Corporation, was to merge with Wisconsin-based Fiserv, a U.S. financial technology provider. Both companies have approved the merger agreement, in which Fiserv will acquire First Data for 22 billion dolla...

Government Shutdown Ends; Overall Cost Is $11 Billion

Government Shutdown Ends; Overall Cost Is $11 Billion

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2019

The longest shutdown in U.S. history came to an end on January 25, after President Trump signed a bill that would temporarily reopen federal agencies. In the deal, the government will stay open until February 15, and during that time negotiators will try and work out a better compromise for immigrati...

Dedication Ceremony Held for New Entrance

Dedication Ceremony Held for New Entrance

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

February 4, 2019

Feb. 4, 2019 — Students filed into the gym Monday afternoon to celebrate the refurbished entrance. The new addition, which was being worked on since summer of 2018, was finished this past weekend. All students and faculty were in attendance, as well as Monsignor Gilg, one of the founders of Skutt Ca...

Skutt Catholic Girls Basketball Outpace Roncalli

Skutt Catholic Girls Basketball Outpace Roncalli

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

January 9, 2019

Jan 8, 2019— Skutt Catholic girls basketball team defeats Roncalli 67-48. The SkyHawks jumped to a lead of 19-10 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back outscoring the Crimson Pride in every quarter. Skutt Catholic’s height advantage contributed to the win. This advantage led to L...

Foreign Exchange Students Share Holiday Traditions

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

December 19, 2018

The time of year for those annual holiday traditions has finally arrived. Whether it be setting up Christmas decorations or baking cookies, families around the world are gearing up for the holidays. Many of Skutt Catholic’s foreign exchange students are preparing to spend their first Christmas in ...

US, China Reach Truce in Trade War; Chinese Executive Arrested

US, China Reach Truce in Trade War; Chinese Executive Arrested

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2018

On December 1, United States President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met at the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit. The two agreed to a 90-day truce in the US-China trade war, in which both countries would delay their planned increases in tariffs to allow time for them to negotiate their tra...

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