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Career Corner: Thinking About Becoming a Teacher?

Career Corner: Thinking About Becoming a Teacher?

Chloe McIntosh, Staff
March 31, 2015
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Teaching is a career that may interest someone who enjoys working with young people. Becoming a high school teacher is a possible career option. High school teachers design curriculum, instruct students and plan activities for grades 9-12. Training for those who want to teach in public schools inc...

Crusher Baseball Season Opener

Crusher Baseball Season Opener

Abby Szelong, Writer
March 27, 2015
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The Bishop McCort Crushers Boys’ Baseball Team played against Johnstown in the season opener on Wednesday and beat the Trojans in 5 innings with a score of 10-0. At the end of the 1st, McCort had a lead of 2-0, with junior Jozef Leech having a 2-RBI single. “It was a great team win. We had bee...

Tennis Returns

Tennis Returns

Adam Britton, Writer
March 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

Spring time has arrived, and with it comes all of the end of the year sports.  One of these activities includes the McCort tennis team. So far,  they have played 3 matches, losing all three.  In the second match, Hunter Vittone won his game in the tie breaker round. The starting line-up consists...

Tomahawks Cup Championship

Tomahawks Cup Championship

Allison Seidel, Writer
March 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort Boys’ Hockey Team ended its season by participating in the 2015 Tomahawks Cup Championship. On Monday, March 23, the Crusher Hockey Team went up against the Westmont Hilltoppers at the War Memorial Arena in the Tomahawks Cup Championship. The Crushers were defeated 6-2, with goals...

College Spotlight: Robert Morris University

College Spotlight: Robert Morris University

Adam Karalfa
March 27, 2015
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Robert Morris University is located in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh. Currently, there are just under 6,000 undergraduates enrolled at the university. This suburban campus offers 48 undergraduate majors and is home to 14 Division I sports teams. Robert Morris University also...

State Forensics Competition

State Forensics Competition

Adeline Mishler
March 27, 2015
Filed under News

The Bishop McCort forensics team traveled to Susquehanna University on Friday, March 20th to compete in the state tournament. After qualifying at the district meet, Noah Huffman, Alyssa Coleman, Victoria Cacciotti, Lauren Weaver, Mary Honkas, Patrick Unger, Steve Yost, and Adeline Mishler pursued possible ...

Fun with Forensics

Fun with Forensics

Alayna Gruss, Writer
March 27, 2015
Filed under News

On March 23rd, grade school students from Our Mother of Sorrows, St. Andrew, Cathedral Catholic Academy, St. Benedict, and St. Peter’s of Somerset competed in a forensics competition held at Bishop McCort High School. The students competed in seven different categories including prose, poetry, pe...

Junior Class Retreat Recap

Junior Class Retreat Recap

Sam Kuhne, Writer
March 27, 2015
Filed under Student Life

On Wednesday, March 18th, the junior class traveled to the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio for its class retreat. The students departed from Bishop McCort at approximately 6:30am and arrived at their destination at approximately 9:30am. First, students gathered in the common room and w...

New Fundraiser for McCort

New Fundraiser for McCort

Chloe McIntosh, Editor
March 23, 2015
Filed under News

This year Bishop McCort Catholic High School will be sponsoring a 25/25/25 fundraiser. The school is asking that on the 25th of March supporters donate $25 dollars to 25 Osborne St. The money will go to helping support the scholarships for students in attendance at Bishop McCort. Many of the stu...

Quad High Day

Quad High Day

Alayna Gruss, Writer
March 23, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Quad high day will now take place on April 16th instead of on March 20th. On April 16th, select students from Bishop McCort and other high schools in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese will travel to State College to participate in the annual Quad High Day. Students will enjoy a question-and-answer...

Career Corner: Computer Programming

Career Corner: Computer Programming

Adam Karalfa
March 23, 2015
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In today’s growing world, new technology is being developed daily in order to make people’s lives easier. If someone would like to help with the development of new computer software, then computer programming may be a good career. As a computer programmer, a person will work both individually...

Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Adeline Mishler
March 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life

On March 17th, Bishop McCort celebrated St. Patrick’s Day, one of the schools most beloved traditions. The students and administration began to suit up for this fun-filled day by selling the annual Paul Hollern t-shirts, which the students wore to school on Tuesday. The Paul Hollern St. Patrick’...

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