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Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Skutt Catholic Marching Band Succeeds at State Championship

Natalie Pearson, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Skutt Catholic High School’s marching band, as well as 16 other high school bands, assembled at Millard South Saturday for the NSBA state marching contest. Classes A, AA, B, and C participated. The band took 3rd place in the Class B division, and 12th place overall. At first glance, the contest is just an annu...

Anna Johnson Recognized as Runza Student of the Week

Anna Johnson Recognized as Runza Student of the Week

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Anna Johnson is a friendly face and motivated student in the halls of Skutt Catholic, so it was no surprise when she was presented with the Runza Student of the Week. Johnson is highly involved in numerous activities and clubs at Skutt Catholic, and is constantly making a difference in the lives of st...

Mrs. Cronican: Llama Owner and Math Extraordinaire

Mrs. Cronican: Llama Owner and Math Extraordinaire

Gracie Killgore, Op/Ed Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Student Life

Mrs. Cronican is beloved by many at Skutt Catholic through her humorous personality and excellent math teaching skills. From helping students comprehend math to leading the Skutt Catholic chess club, Mrs. Cronican never fails to impress. Tell me a little about yourself. I live in Springfield on...

Homecoming Week Offers Students Exciting Opportunities

Homecoming Week Offers Students Exciting Opportunities

Adella Smolsky, Birdfeed Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Features, Media, Photo Essays, Student Life

From October 1st through the 6th Skutt Catholic celebrated homecoming week. To start the week off, Mass was held in the gym on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday evening student council hosted their annual "Mr. SkyHawk" pageant. Seniors Thomas Baumert, Reilly Kirkpatrick, Jacob Legliter, and Eric Melrose participated....

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

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

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, Features, Student Life

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 ...

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Successful Speech Season Comes to Close at State

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018


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

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....

SkyHawks Venture Into City for Service Trip

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

Starting Friday, March 16 and running into Sunday, March 18, A group of Skutt Catholic students went out to perform service at various locations. They helped out everyone from homeless to special needs. On the first day, they went out to Council Bluffs food pantry to help all those who were starving...

Izabela Lackova: From Slovakia to Omaha

Zoe Clark, Copy Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Student Life

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...

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

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...

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