Student News of Skutt Catholic High School

The Flightline

  • Come to our Theology Thursday where we will be talking about Charlottesville and the Catholic response to white supremacy.

  • Angels prayer group will be meeting on Thursday at 6:45am

  • All Summer Service hours are due in x2vol.com by Sept. 1st.

  • Seniors: Appointments have been scheduled with your guidance counselor next week.

  • This Friday is an All School Spirit Dress Day

  • This Friday's Football Game is a WHITE OUT!

  • AP Biology and Pollen Nation Club will be hosting a bake sale this Wednesday!

  • Attention Boys Basketball Players! There will be a mandatory meeting after school on Thursday for anyone planning to tryout for basketball this season and NOT in a fall sport.

  • Father Harrison will be available daily in the new confessional in the chapel for confessions. Every Monday and Wednesday

  • It is not too late to join Robotics. First meeting is Tuesday, August 29 at 5:00pm in D110.

Save the K-W House

Save the K-W House

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Mr. Koneck-Wilcox, our very own spirited Character Skills teacher, is doing something that will help more than just himself. He and his siblings are trying to raise money so that they can make repairs to their parents’ roof. His goal may seem lofty, but it can be reached. Gofundme.com is a website...

The Return of Mrs. Lenz

The Return of Mrs. Lenz

Maddie Mollner, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

After a mere six months of retirement, Mrs. Paula Lenz is happy to be back in action in the classroom as a substitute teacher. A history teacher since 1993, Lenz’s contributions to the Skutt Catholic community throughout the years have touched students and faculty, and continue to do so as she returns...

Ten Reasons Why You Should Always Listen to Mrs. Kros

Ten Reasons Why You Should Always Listen to Mrs. Kros

Kayley Anderson, Editor in Chief
March 27, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Culture, Teacher Feature

For those of you who haven't had the pleasure of having a class taught by Mrs. Kros, you're probably unaware of her comedic prowess. In order to keep kids on their toes and listening during lectures, she often adds witty comments that make class an educational hoot. Here are ten timeless quotes by Mrs....

The Man Behind it All: Chris Storm

The Man Behind it All: Chris Storm

Ava Dreessen, Ad Manager/ Copy Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

What influenced you to become a high school choir director? When I was in high school, I had great music teachers and found that music might be a career where I could work every day without it feeling like work. I continued to have energetic and enthusiastic teachers at South Dakota State University...

25 Questions: The Life and Teachings of Mrs. Sherri Hoye

25 Questions: The Life and Teachings of Mrs. Sherri Hoye

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Interview, Teacher Feature

What better teacher than a passionate expert? If you're looking to increase your linguistic prowess, not to mention your taste for adventure, look no further than Skutt Catholic English teacher Mrs. Hoye. Quirky and giggly, yet capable and stern, the teacher has become an enigmatic fixture at the...

A Staff of Cliques

A Staff of Cliques

Ava Dreessen, Ad Manager/ Copy Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Imagine your Algebra, Government, and Literature teachers strutting down the hall, arms interlaced, and announcing to all ears that on Wednesdays, they wear sweater vests. Surprisingly, it’s not that far off from reality. Due to the teachers and staff of Skutt Catholic High School participating...

Teacher’s Take: The Presidential Election

Teacher’s Take: The Presidential Election

Ethan Slavin, Guest Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Five ­hundred thirty six days. That's how long it's been since the first candidate announced their run for the presidency. This election cycle has been crazy, and the Skutt Catholic teachers are here to provide some clarity to the hype surrounding each candidate. This election year has been unique ...

A New Addition to the Science Department

A New Addition to the Science Department

Peter Quinn, Op/ Ed Editor
August 29, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Mr. Moon was prepared to step up to the plate as Skutt Catholic’s new physics (and chemistry) teacher. The science teachers at Skutt have done some shifting around recently. Luckily enough, though, Skutt Catholic was able to reel in Mr. Moon. Many may not know Mr. Moon since he only teaches chemistry,...

Mr. Harris: A Life, A Legend

Mr. Harris: A Life, A Legend

Tom Hermanek, Copy Editor
May 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

He has refereed more soccer games than anyone you know. He single-handedly fought a shark using only a piece of rebar. He always carries a machete with him, ready for whatever situation that may arise. I am talking, of course, about Mr. James Michael Harris. Famous for his larger-than-life personalit...

New Direction for Directors

New Direction for Directors

Ava Dreessen, Staff Reporter
May 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

With the transition period that students have been forced to adapt to this past theatre season, all seemed to fall into perfect harmony as Skutt Catholic’s next official theatre director was hired: Will Wright. Wright graduated from Skutt Catholic in 2011 and went on to study social studies, secondary...

(Not Quite) 20 Questions With Mr. G

(Not Quite) 20 Questions With Mr. G

Tom Hermanek, Copy Editor
March 14, 2016
Filed under Features, Interview, Teacher Feature

Known for his big personality, ability (and tendency) to laugh at his own jokes, and in-class guitar playing, Mr. Brent Goetzinger has become known as one of the most unique teachers in his short time at Skutt Catholic. I talked to him, alongside his neighbor and sidekick, Mr. KW, to get to know him a bi...

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