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McCort Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

McCort Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

Jordan Thomas
October 27, 2015
Filed under Faith & Service

October has come, and it is breast cancer awareness month. McCort always does things to raise knowledge about this disease, and this year has been no different. Students, faculty, and staff were able to purchase specially designed McCort pink-out shirts that said “Rise Above” for $10-$15 dollars,...

Cyber Patriot

Cyber Patriot

Jordan Shesko
October 27, 2015
Filed under News

The Bishop McCort CyberPatriot team or Cyber Security Competition team has begun practicing to prepare for the first round of a nationwide competition that is sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Association. This competition will be held on November 14. Students have to defend three computer systems against...

Sandyvale Cemetary Association Clean Up

Sandyvale Cemetary Association Clean Up

Gianna Donate, Writer
October 27, 2015
Filed under News

Early in the school year, Stefen Vyhonsky and Connor Imler went with a group of other students to the Sandyvale Cemetary to help around the grounds. The students did yard work all over the cemetery including weeding around the headstones. The students also picked vegetables out of a garden including...

BEWARE! November 1st Deadlines

BEWARE! November 1st Deadlines

October 20, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

McCort seniors are working hard this year to meet their deadlines for college applications. They are spending countless hours completing their applications and writing their essays while they mail their transcripts from the Guidance Office. But seniors beware! Some deadlines may be approaching sooner...

Homecoming Week: A Recap

Homecoming Week: A Recap

Jenna Sbeitan, Writer
October 19, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

The beginning of October kicked off the Homecoming Festivitesat Bishop McCort. To recap all of the Crusher pride: Monday: Pajama Day. More than a few Crushers rolled right out of bed and walked out the door. Tuesday: Decade Day. Freshman- 70's (Very Groovy.) Sophmores- 20's. Juniors- 50's. Seniors-80's...

Warm Welcoming from McCort

Warm Welcoming from McCort

October 19, 2015
Filed under News

This year Bishop McCort have had many new additions to its family. This includes Mr. Bako, Fr. Baum, Mrs. Largent, Mrs. Lech, Miss Golden, Mrs. Penatzer, and Mr. Zatek. They have been welcomed with open arms. When asked if he had always wanted to be a teacher, Mr. Zatek said he always wanted...

Homecoming Dance 2015 Success or Failure?

Homecoming Dance 2015 Success or Failure?

October 19, 2015
Filed under Student Life

On October 3, 2015, after a strenuous week of various homecoming activities, student council held a dance in the newly renovated Bach Student Union. Mikayla Tomkowski, a senior on homecoming court said, "we [the homecoming court] are so happy with the turnout at the dance." Almost fifty students attended...

Girls Cross Country

Girls Cross Country

October 19, 2015
Filed under Sports

The 7-6 Girls Cross Country team's season is coming to a close. The season is coming to an end, unfortunately for many like Abby Szelong, a  senior at Bishop McCort. Abby loves Cross Country because she feels like she is part of a family. Yet, there is still competition left in the season. The team...

The Sophomore Retreat

The Sophomore Retreat

Jordan Thomas, Writer
October 19, 2015
Filed under Student Life

On Thursday, October 15, the sophomore class went on their retreat to St. Vincent College. There was much anticipation leading up to it, and they were not let down. Upon arrival, students were taken to the assembly room and, as an icebreaker, put into groups. All sophomores took pieces of paper that...

College Snapshot: Gannon University

College Snapshot: Gannon University

Madeline McKissick
October 19, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Gannon University is a private, co-educational Catholic university located in Erie, Pennsylvania. Gannon was founded in 1925 as Cathedral College. It was re-named Gannon University in 1944 after Archbishop John Mark Gannon. Gannon University offers a number of undergraduate, graduate, and online...

Bach Student Union

Bach Student Union

Jordan Shesko
October 17, 2015
Filed under News

The Bach Student Union has been a wonderful improvement to Bishop McCort Catholic High School. The McCort family sends many thanks to Dr. Tomas and Eileen Bach for all of the time and money they put in to the school and the student union. Before, the cafeteria was a place that no one really wanted...

Bryon Gephart

October 12, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Bryon Gephart is currently a sophomore at Bishop McCort high school. He is a member of St. Peters Catholic Church in Somerset, PA. Bryon enjoys playing sports such as soccer and basketball  as well as cheering for his school.

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