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  • Student Directed One Acts on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm.

  • Net Neutrality Vote takes place Dec. 14th

  • Half of service hours need to be Approved by Dec. 15th.

  • All students traveling to Spain on the Spring Break trip - there will be a meeting 12/13 at 3:15 in A150.

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

Mrs. Hoye’s Tips for College Application Success

Mrs. Hoye’s Tips for College Application Success

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

As Early Decision and Early Action deadlines approach for many colleges, many seniors are putting their finishing touches on their applications. Below are Mrs. Sherri Hoye's tips for writing an excellent personal statement. Consider your personal statement to be "flesh on the bones of your applic...

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

Mia LeRiger, Guest Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Entertainment, Movies, Tips & Tricks

October is a time when everyone wants to break out their Halloween decorations, cuddle up under some blankets and watch some festive movies all month long. Here are 11 movies, in no particular order, to get you in the Halloween mood.  1. The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (1966) This movie is a cl...

A Brew-tally Honest Review

A Brew-tally Honest Review

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

Skutt Catholic never settles for anything less than the absolute best, and the incredibly extra coffee machine in the SkyHawk Student Center is no exception. The bright blue coffee apparatus dispenses a single cup of joe, chosen custom by and for the student. There are a lot of options, and I mean A ...

7 Original Coffee Shops That Will Get You Through the Morning

7 Original Coffee Shops That Will Get You Through the Morning

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

With Starbucks and Scooters sitting on every block serving up coffee that may as well be brewed with mop water for 6 bucks a cup, it is easy to leave flavor and health in the dust and down bottles of NOS in the morning instead of America’s breakfast staple. Lucky for us, we don’t have to. Omaha i...

Seniors’ Declassified School Survival Guide

Seniors’ Declassified School Survival Guide

Hope Stratman, Copy Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

Doing this whole high school thing right is something of an art form. Our four years at Skutt Catholic may be some of the most varied and fun-packed of our lives - but they're also, undoubtedly, some of the most stressful. As students adjust to the frenzy of high school, they pick up tricks to get t...

9 Clever Ways to Save and Make Money Without a Job

9 Clever Ways to Save and Make Money Without a Job

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

March 20, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

1. Sell Your Old Books Even with the shift from physical books to ebooks over the past few years, chances are you still have quite a few lying around your house. Whether they are previously required books for school or even books buried away from when you were a kid, instead of having these sit in y...

11 Books You Need to Read Before You Graduate

11 Books You Need to Read Before You Graduate

Kayley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Everything in Between, Tips & Tricks

Everyone at some point in time has failed to complete a reading assignment, whether because they hated the book or couldn't understand it, or even just couldn't find the time. However there are a few books in the long list of high school reading that you shouldn't miss out on. Here are those books as...

5 Easy Ways to Upgrade Instant Ramen

5 Easy Ways to Upgrade Instant Ramen

Nessa Woosley, Staff Morale Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Tips & Tricks

Ramen is a universally loved staple for most households on a budget. Those cheap, dried squares of squiggly noodles have wormed their way into our hearts, but after a while, it gets boring. Adventure beyond the typical chicken-beef-pork-shrimp rotation sold in stores with these easy add-ins to shake...

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

5 Valentine’s Date-Worthy Eateries

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

Winter's blustering wind is slowly giving way to the breeze of spring, and love is in the air. Here are some nice places to slay this holiday with your bae, or even visit alone and treat yourself. The Diner If breakfast-time is your jam, The Diner in the Old Market is always good. Besides having fantastic comfort f...

5 Lunch Deals for $5 or Less

5 Lunch Deals for $5 or Less

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

January 30, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

The one dollar increase in school lunches this year has brought about its fair share of criticism, but what many don't realize is that they don't have to stray too far from Skutt Catholic to pay the same price (or less) and receive even more food. For students who buy lunch every day of the week, the one dollar...

8 Things To Do During Christmas Break

8 Things To Do During Christmas Break

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

December 12, 2016


Filed under BirdFeed, Everything in Between, Tips & Tricks

I know, the concept of free time is foreign and rare for the average high school student, and I'll be the first to say this semester was a whirlwind. Personally, it has been the most chaotic few months of my life, which is why Christmas break is needed more than ever this year. Aside from summer break, ...

5 Cozy Omaha Eateries to Get You Through the Cold

5 Cozy Omaha Eateries to Get You Through the Cold

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under BirdFeed, Entertainment, Food, Tips & Tricks

When winter makes the outdoors cold, go inside and eat good food. Here's a list of businesses perfect for helping you do just that. Spaghetti Works omaha.spagworks.com This Omaha classic is perfect for a cold winter night. The deep, warm colors and nostalgic vibe of the decor are sure to make you feel safe, while ...

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