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Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Lifestyles

Adam Barnhart and Andy Paros
May 17, 2016
Filed under News

In American society, people do not know the extent of the benefits staying healthy. It can go as far as improving mood to combating disease. In America alone, 1/3 of the population is obese; almost 3 in 4 men are considered overweight and obese. Most people think that the only way to stay healthy is...

Johnstown’s Best Kept Secret

Johnstown’s Best Kept Secret

Jon Roseman and Jared Arcuri
May 13, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

In Johnstown there isn't really much to do in summer... or so it is thought. A lot of kids sit around the house all day doing nothing despite that there are many things to get out and do locally. There are many places to discover in Johnstown. First on the list is a good place to keep cool... Coal...

Forensics Team Spaghetti Dinner and McCort T-Shirt Blanket Raffle

Forensics Team Spaghetti Dinner and McCort T-Shirt Blanket Raffle

Derrick Yang
May 6, 2016
Filed under News

Last week, the McCort family had a great trivia night for raising money for the forensics team going to the National Competition, but the monetary goal has not yet been met. Please come and support the team on May 15th. A spaghetti dinner will be offered in the Bishop McCort Bach Student Union from...

McCort Students get Stopped by Fake Police Officer

McCort Students get Stopped by Fake Police Officer

Jared Arcuri and Adam Karalfa
May 6, 2016
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Recently, a few McCort students were illegally stopped by an "off-duty Johnstown Police Officer." The man stated that his name was "Detective Monroe" and that he had recorded the registration of the vehicle that the students were driving.  They were threatened and warned to stop driving in a dangerous...

Reduce, Reuse

Reduce, Reuse

Charles Li, Michael Melendez
May 3, 2016
Filed under News

Bishop McCort loves to make a difference in our community and to set examples for their students. One way they make a difference is by recycling old newspaper from the McCort library. Students take the newspaper and separate the advertisements from the other paper. The advertisement paper contains...

Musical Fever

Musical Fever

Adam Barnhart and Andy paros
May 3, 2016
Filed under News

Recently, Bishop McCort High School held there annual musical, "Pippin." The great outcome of this musical will be a great memory for everyone in the cast, however none of this would have been accomplished without the help of the backstage crew. In an interview with Ethan Foust, he stated the "the...

The feel of an AP test

The feel of an AP test

Jon Roseman
May 3, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

It is the week of AP tests and the anxiety has never been higher. Students are walking around the hallways like zombies, most of them riddled with senioritis. AP testing syndrome is very real and this article will describe the severity and what to do to protect yourself from the troubles and doubts...

Drama Club Prepares for “Extraordinary” Performance

Drama Club Prepares for “Extraordinary” Performance

Kiera King, Joey Vatavuk, and Adam Barnhart
April 21, 2016
Filed under News

This weekend Bishop McCort will be presenting the musical Pippin in the Guzzi performing arts auditorium on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.. This musical is about a boy named Pippin who is in search of an extraordinary life. Nick Lineman is a senior cast member of Pippin and had this...

The Piano Situation

The Piano Situation

Jared Arcuri and Billy Wilson
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

As the school year is coming to an end, the music department is planning for next year's piano accompanist arrangements. This year, there were several pianists that shared their talents for the music during school masses. These pianists also played with cantors and small orchestras. Billy Wilson interviewed...

Our Outstanding Young Woman

Our Outstanding Young Woman

Jyl Popovich and Hannah Aspey
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

Bishop McCorts’ very own, Adeline Mishler, was crowned as the Cambria County Outstanding Young Woman. The contest was held Saturday, April 16th at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center. Twenty-eight high school girls from Cambria and Somerset counties competed in five different categories; Scholarship and ach...

25/25/25 Changes Crusher Lives

25/25/25 Changes Crusher Lives

Amanda Russell, Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under News

On April 25th, at 25 Osborne Street, you can donate 25 dollars to Bishop McCort Catholic High School! 25/25/25 is Bishop McCort’s annual fundraiser day to support the students as a whole, putting the earned money towards financial aid for next year's prospective students. More than 79% of all ...

Coach Pfeil 100th Win

Coach Pfeil 100th Win

Charles Li and Michael Melendez
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Bishop McCort's Baseball coach Mr. Pfeil recently celebrated his 100th win. When asked how it feels to have 100 wins he stated, "We've had lot of great players over the years and I've been blessed to have wonderful Assistant coaches and this year is the best to coach." His expectations for the rest...

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