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National Honors Society Christmas Cards

National Honors Society Christmas Cards

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams
December 8, 2016
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The National Honor Society has a very important job to do this week! This Christmas, they are each making Christmas cards for the men who are at the St. Joseph House of Hospitality. The St. Joseph House of Hospitality is a place that provides housing and services by the Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh....

Christmas Blood Drive

Christmas Blood Drive

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer
November 30, 2016
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This Friday, December 2, the National Honor Society at Bishop McCort is hosting its Christmas blood drive. The time is 7-2 in the Bach Center. Many students are signed up to donate, and the National Honor Society members have been busy finding other donors outside of the school. The blood drive has always...

Movember: Final Week!!

Movember: Final Week!!

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard
November 30, 2016
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As Movember is coming to a close, we remember the men who lost their battle with Prostate Cancer. Prostate Cancer is the second leading cause in male deaths in American. Prostate Cancer (aka prostatic carcinoma) requires a medical diagnosis, is treatable, and over 200,000 cases per year in the United...

Challenge Program

Challenge Program

Rachel Hause, Azia Andrews
November 30, 2016
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This morning the Challenge Program came to visit us. The program was sponsored by Paul Carpenter Financial Advisers and Martin-Baker America. Every year they come and teach us how to prepare ourselves for job interviews. They taught us about five categories that employers will look at. They are attendance,science/technology/engineering/math...

Movember: Week 4

Movember: Week 4

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard
November 23, 2016
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As we are swiftly approaching Thanksgiving, let us keep in mind all of the men who suffered from Prostate Cancer and lost their fight, and be thankful for all of the men who won their fight. In our hearts we keep the prayers for the men and their families whose lives have been affected by this form of...

Movember: Week 3

Movember: Week 3

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams
November 15, 2016
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We all must be aware of some details of prostate cancer so that we can raise awareness. Here are some facts and statistics: Less than 200,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year Typically older men are diagnosed One symptom is trouble urinating One risk for prostate cancer ...

Crushers Hit the Polls

Crushers Hit the Polls

Adeline Mishler, Mitch Johnson
November 15, 2016
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On November 8th, Bishop McCort students set out for the polls to complete their civic duty and get their voice heard on the national front. In addition to voting in the mock election held at BMCHS, several seniors were eligible to cast their ballots at their local voting precincts. Senior Bailee...

McCort’s Mock Election

McCort’s Mock Election

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer
November 14, 2016
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On Tuesday, November 8, Bishop McCort held their very own 2016 election. Students in all grades, even from Divine Mercy, participated in voting. Each Social Studies class from every grade went down during their History period and voted. Also, teachers were encouraged to submit a ballot. Mr. Schellhammer...

No-Shave November

No-Shave November

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams
November 3, 2016
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It is November, which means that we raise awareness for prostate cancer. All this month, boys can pay $5 to grow out their beards until the month ends to raise awareness. Girls can also participate and pay $5 to receive a fake mustache and a pin. Also, daily text messages are sent out to the students,...

Cheerleading Preview

Cheerleading Preview

November 2, 2016
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This past Saturday the cheerleaders started the season and held the 25th Annual competition called Spiritfest. They got 1st place and were crowned spiritfest champions. On Sunday, they had the Hempfield  Competition at Hempfield High School. The cheerleaders next competition is on November 5, at Johnstown...

Student body Celebrates Piatak’s 60th

Student body Celebrates Piatak’s 60th

Adeline Mishler and Mitchell Johnson
October 27, 2016
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On Tuesday, October 25th, dedicated teacher Ms. Mary Claire Piatak celebrated her 60th birthday. Much to her surprise, the faculty and students planned a surprise in her honor. The teachers were emailed explaining that a celebration would take place during the end of third period after Dr. Gardill...

Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week

Azia Andrews and Rachel Hause
October 27, 2016
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As we all know, last week was spirit week. The homecoming court was very busy with fundraising at lunch, preparing for the themes each day, and getting ready for the pep rally. The themes for each day were fun. Monday was pajama day, Tuesday was holiday, Wednesday was jersey day, Thursday was character...

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