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Administration Adds to Breathalyzing Policy

Administration Adds to Breathalyzing Policy

Clara Pohlman, Feature Editor

August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018 — In a recent email from Skutt Catholic Vice Principal, Mr. Michael Bailey, the students and parents of Skutt Catholic were informed of the new breathalyzing policy before the first home football game this Friday. The 173rd policy of the student handbook clearly outlines the prohibition...

Mr Kasner: Athletic Director and Math Whiz

Mr Kasner: Athletic Director and Math Whiz

Andrew Mize, Sports Editor

August 29, 2018

Mr. Kasner is a friendly face around Skutt Catholic. From bringing water out to practices to attending show choir competitions, Mr. Kasner is always there to help out around Skutt Catholic. He is the athletic director who came to Skutt Catholic last year after Mr. Moore became president. Let’s take ...

Gym Reconstruction Comes to an End

Gym Reconstruction Comes to an End

Sam Klemme, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018 — The Main Gym, which was closed due to the addition of new bleachers and flooring, was opened back up on Monday for school use. This new gym is part of the building addition. The original plan, to have new bleachers, was taking longer than expected. The main obstacle preventing a quick ...

The Problem with Icebreakers

The Problem with Icebreakers

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

August 28, 2018

Icebreakers aren’t bad in concept. Getting to know some of your classmates before the year starts is a good idea, and when many classes are group-project oriented — it could even be deemed necessary. However, the type of information typically revealed in such games is entirely worthless. At no...

New Librarian Strives to Revamp Media Center

New Librarian Strives to Revamp Media Center

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018 — With the construction of the SkyHawk Student Center, the former media center has since been forgotten. However, new librarian Mrs. Thielen is attempting to make the Skutt Catholic library’s presence well-known once again. “I created a website that I wanted to make available to studen...

McCain Dead at 81

McCain Dead at 81

Nathan Fletcher, Graphics Editor

August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — John McCain died on August 25, 2018 after stopping treatment for brain cancer. A funeral for the Arizona senator will be held on Saturday, September 1. McCain started his government career in the U.S. Navy in 1958 when he graduated from the United States Naval Academy. On October...

“Christopher Robin” is a Tear Jerking and Heartwarming Fantasy

“Christopher Robin” is a Tear Jerking and Heartwarming Fantasy

Blaine Wikoff, Media Editor

August 24, 2018

Some movies are heartbreaking, others are heartwarming. “Christopher Robin” is both. I went into the movie skeptical - considering I was a seventeen-year-old seeing a Winnie the Pooh movie - but I made sure to go in with an open mind. As the movie started, I began to feel like a kid again. The begi...

Gym Construction Limits Space for Sports Teams

Gym Construction Limits Space for Sports Teams

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

August 23, 2018

Skutt Catholic is currently undergoing construction throughout various parts of the school, including the gym. As part of Skutt Catholic’s capital campaign, the school has decided to replace the old bleachers in the main gym and auxiliary gym with new plastic molded ones, greatly affecting the pra...

Cohen Pleads Guilty, Manafort Convicted

Cohen Pleads Guilty, Manafort Convicted

Maddie Mollner, Flightline Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2018

Aug. 22, 2018 — Yesterday afternoon news broke that Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort received convictions of felony fraud. Trump’s former attorney and campaign chairman, respectively, were found guilty of crimes ranging from tax evasion to campaign finance violations. Manafort’s charges consis...

Floods Cause Destruction Throughout Kerala

Floods Cause Destruction Throughout Kerala

Blaine Wikoff, Media Editor

August 21, 2018

Aug. 21, 2018 -- Downpours in Kerala, India have cause massive floods, wiping out civilization and killing the residents. The start of these flood are attributed to the massive downpour of rain that started Wednesday, August 8, these downpours triggered landslides, which in turn wiped out homes and bri...

First Week Finishes Strong with Popsicle Day

First Week Finishes Strong with Popsicle Day

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

August 17, 2018

The students of Skutt Catholic are excited to be back and are ready for the year ahead. “My first week at Skutt has been pretty great so far, and my favorite part has been art class,” said freshman Kara Walters. “I found Skutt really easy to adjust to, but coming from a public school getting use...

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