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  Gold medals. Championship trophies. The NSAA cup*.  The Omaha World Herald All Sports Award**.   “The Bucket” These are measurements of success indeed, but what should really be analyzed is how we arrived here — how the bucket was filled.  What bucket? The bucket of SkyHawk success that must continue to be filled with hard work, sacrifice, adversity, tears,…

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  FOUR FINALISTS Skutt Catholic seniors Joseph McAuliffe, Joshua Gromowsky, Nathan Fletcher, and Samuel Delperdang have been named Finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, making them eligible for one of the 7,500 merit scholarships awarded each year.    Each year, about 1.6 million students take the PSAT/NMSQT®. Of the juniors taking the exam, about 16,000 (the top 1%)…

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On Saturday, April 6 more than 350 people turned out for Skutt Catholic’s Trivia Night fundraiser to support tuition assistance, benefiting one in three of the school’s 732 students.  Attendance was nearly doubled from 200 participants at the 2018 event. Hosted by Skutt Catholic and the SkyHawk Association trivia categories ranged from nursery rhymes and “name that tune” to more…

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Beat the summertime blues when kids SOAR with the SkyHawks! With so many to choose from, there’s a camp for everyone at Skutt Catholic: Band Basketball Baseball Cheer CSI Dance Football Show Choir Soccer Softball Volleyball Wrestling   Visit skyhawkcamps.com for complete details and to register online.

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“Whenever I reflect on the past and my time at Skutt Catholic, I appreciate more and more the opportunity I had to be a student at Skutt Catholic and the impact it has had on my life,” said Joe Flaxbeard ‘03. He says the school, and two teachers in particular, helped him find success and the path to a career…

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5 SkyHawk stories that show how Skutt Catholic “Makes a Difference” for our entire SkyHawk family This week, I arranged a 5 day, 5 story challenge featuring all the ways our school Makes a Difference for those in our own SkyHawk community. See the videos to hear their stories.   Day 1 of the 5 day, 5 story challenge: How…

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Full-Time Catholic Grade School Teacher/Administrator and Archdiocesan Employee Discount A partnership can be defined as a mutually supportive relationship in which the partners commit themselves to specific goals and activities intended to benefit students, families and schools. Creating partnerships is beneficial to all parties by improving the educational experience for for all students, enhancing goodwill, and building an overall stronger…

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Living in Elkhorn, the Bertucci family was not looking for a private, Catholic high school education. Both parents, Becky and Ryan, attended public high schools and the family are members of a non-denominational church. The Bertuccis landed at Skutt Catholic after their oldest son, Grant, indicated he was not interested in attending the high school in their district. The family…

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My word for the year of 2018 was Impact. Looking back on 2018 here is a snapshot of the Impact of 2018 for Skutt Catholic. January SOAR center classroom completed, funded by the president wishlist from Angel Flight School enters a planning study with the Steier group for a possible Capital Campaign March for Life Trip – Skutt Catholic filled…

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Most parochial schools utilize a demerit system to help reinforce appropriate student behaviors.   Skutt Catholic teachers routinely work with students to mediate problems while utilizing classroom management techniques to proactively shape student behavior.  Inappropriate student behavior is consistently confronted and school staff will give demerits. What would happen if teachers rewarded consistent positive behavior?  Today, I sat down with Skutt…

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