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  • 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.

Beyond the Artist

Beyond the Artist

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Arts, Student Life, Student Spotlight

The walls of Skutt Catholic are almost always lined with the most beautiful student artwork around, including the pen-drawn stylings of Josh Schmidt. However, what you may not know is that Josh holds many interesting qualities beyond his awe inspiring artwork. With the creation of a new Instagram...

The Sweet Sound of Success

The Sweet Sound of Success

Maddie Mollner, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Student Life

On April 21 and 22, Bennington High School was full of musical students from all over Omaha, eager to compete for titles in the District Music Contest. Skutt Catholic was one of the many schools to participate, and the results proved to be very rewarding for the immensely talented choir department, led...

“The Point Isn’t the Points; The Point Is The Poetry”

“The Point Isn’t the Points; The Point Is The Poetry”

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Student Life

SlamHawks take fourth in regional finals

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“The Skin of Our Teeth,” Explained

“The Skin of Our Teeth,” Explained

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Entertainment, Performance, Student Life

The weekend of March 30-April 2 at Skutt Catholic, a couple celebrated their 5,000 wedding anniversary, a mammoth and a dinosaur ran rampant in a suburban backyard, and a young man from somewhere like New Jersey murdered his brother with a slingshot. In other words, the spring play was an interesting...

Photo Essay: Art Program Earns Fifth National Award

Photo Essay: Art Program Earns Fifth National Award

Alaina Anderson, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Student Life

For 84 years, the Scholastic Art Awards have been recognizing students’ creativity at a regional and national level. This year, 30 Skutt Catholic students were recognized at the regional level, and freshman Danielle Oberfoell was awarded at the national level. The award process consisted of the ...

Experimental Rocket Society: Skutt Catholic’s Rock Band

Experimental Rocket Society: Skutt Catholic’s Rock Band

Colin Fullinfaw, Guest Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase, Student Life, Student Spotlight

The Experimental Rocket Society isn't a new science club; rather, it's a music group at Skutt Catholic that's bringing back rock and roll. This isn't some old-timey rock band, mind you. It's a five member, full-fledged band that has even had a few gigs. The band, originally a musical trio, has grown...

The Ins and Outs of Vivace

The Ins and Outs of Vivace

The Flightline Staff
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Features, Indepth, Student Life

How do you want to be remembered? That is the question that the show choir members ask with their show this year. The Flightline takes a look at the how this group has made themselves known.

A Trip for Improvements and Achievements

A Trip for Improvements and Achievements

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Student Life

After several months of planning, preparation, and fundraising, Skutt Catholic’s show choir got to see what it was made of against nationally ranked choirs. Not only did the show choir get to compete, but it also met with other directors for workshops to make the best of its trip. After raising...

Show Choir’s Unrecognized Heroes

Show Choir’s Unrecognized Heroes

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Student Life

  Show choir dazzles. It’s nearly impossible to tear one’s eyes away from the performers as they go through their show; glittery dresses, intricate dance moves, and gorgeous harmonies ensure that the show grabs its viewers’ attention from the first note. However, there is far more to a Skutt Catholic show choir production than the glitz...

Jessi Wessel: Writing Extraordinaire

Jessi Wessel: Writing Extraordinaire

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Jessi Wessel, though you may not know at first glance, holds a secret talent within her that many have not had the pleasure of witnessing. Though you may know her from Science Olympiad, Louder Than a Bomb or simply as just a friendly face in the hallways, you might not realize that Jessi is also an immensely...

Holly Nowak: Living Art Like a Lifestyle

Holly Nowak: Living Art Like a Lifestyle

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Arts, Features, Interview, Student Life, Student Spotlight

With talk of application deadlines and acceptance letters swirling through hallways, life at high schools across the country are stressful right now. But amidst all that, Skutt Catholic senior art student Holly Nowak recently opened an envelope containing the fulfillment of a dream. After four years...

Poetry Out Loud Finals End in Familiar Result

Poetry Out Loud Finals End in Familiar Result

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Student Life

On Friday, January 13, 2017, hundreds of Skutt Catholic students piled into the Media Center, no doubt nearly breaking several safety codes, all for the sake of poetry. The 2017 Poetry Out Loud finals promised the impressive poetic recitations of twelve talented individuals: Adella Smolsky, P.J. S...

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