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Breast Cancer Awareness: Week 4

Breast Cancer Awareness: Week 4

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

Last week Bishop McCort celebrated homecoming week, and all the money that the Homecoming Court raised all went to Breast Cancer Awareness. The Homecoming Court raised over 900 dollars which were donated towards breast Cancer Awareness. According to a conversation with Mitch Dowsett, FMedSci, PhD Professor...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Week 3

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Week 3

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard
October 21, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The key to surviving breast cancer is early detection, but women diagnosed also take on many emotional hardships. The women diagnosed need all the support from their families and friends. Listening to and/or comforting a woman, who was diagnosed and is still fighting or already won their fight, are just...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams
October 14, 2016
Filed under News

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We can all show our support by wearing our new pink t-shirts we received just this Friday. Here are some facts on Breast Cancer: In the United States alone, 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer Women are not the only ones who can have this di...

Breast Cancer Month

Breast Cancer Month

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams
October 7, 2016
Filed under News

The month of October is Breast Cancer awareness month. More than 200,00 woman in the United States of America are affected every year with this terrible disease. Breast Cancer mainly affects woman from the ages of 40 to 60 plus years of age. We strongly encourage woman to receive regular check ups at...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer
September 30, 2016
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This coming month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Each October, Bishop McCort plans many events to do to spread awareness. This year, we will be having our Breast Cancer Awareness Night at the football game on Friday, October 14 against Johnstown at the Point Stadium. The boys' soccer team...

Ovarian Cancer Facts

Ovarian Cancer Facts

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard
September 29, 2016
Filed under News

Last week we listed the symptoms for ovarian cancer. We are going to go more into depth through each letter in BEAT. Here are some facts on each of the symptoms: B         Bloating is a day-to-day bodily reaction. Most women experience it during their menstrual cycle.  But if bloating persist...

McCort Welcomes Mishler

McCort Welcomes Mishler

Adeline Mishler, Mitch Johnson
September 29, 2016
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As the 2016-2017 begins, Bishop McCort welcomes a new Biology teacher. Meredith Mishler was brought onto the McCort staff in late August after being named the Girl's Varsity Soccer head coach. Following graduation from Westminster College in May 2016, Mishler returned to her hometown to take the Summer...

Ovarian Cancer Month

Ovarian Cancer Month

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams
September 26, 2016
Filed under News

Out of 22,280 women who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the United States, 14,240 will die. Before being diagnosed, 89% of women did not know any ovarian cancer symptoms.  This month we recognize ovarian cancer. The color that symbolizes this is teal. We need to recognize some signs of this cancer...

A Start to Another Amazing Year with Mr. Fleming

A Start to Another Amazing Year with Mr. Fleming

Rylee Russell and Kale Camacho
September 22, 2016
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A few years back, Mr. Fleming made the transition from public school to private school. He says it was very different. Bishop McCort had many different challenges from public school. He had to get used to the fundraising that was not needed for public school as they receive public funding. He also said...

Pep Rally

Pep Rally

Jyl Popovich and Hannah Aspey
May 23, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

Friday, May 13th marked the annual spring pep rally of the 2016 school year. Students filed into the main gym and took their seats. The gym was filled with an uproarious crowd of Bishop McCort students and staff. The chattering silenced as the senior representatives for spring sports approached the f...

FINALS!: Super Stressed

FINALS!: Super Stressed

Michael Melendez, Charles Li
May 20, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

Finals week is almost here at Bishop McCort. Many students always stress how they are supposed to study. Before stressing out, take comfort in knowing there is a good way to study for these tests. We asked teachers that what some good ways are to review for finals, one teacher, Mr. Schellhammer said, "one...

A Trip to the Humane Society

A Trip to the Humane Society

Amanda Russell, Writer
May 20, 2016
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Last week, Mr. Schellhammer and the Key Club went to the Cambria County Humane Society for service. The Key Club partnered with a local church youth group to complete the tasks at hand including, cleaning reception areas and painting back offices. In the three hours they were there, the s...

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