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Star Wars, thumbs up or thumbs down?

Star Wars, thumbs up or thumbs down?

December 18, 2015
Filed under News

The movie of the year, Star Wars: "The Force Awakens", is the current hot topic of the week. An anonymous survey was taken by a few kids at Bishop McCort. The results: most people surveyed thought that the movie is going to be good, but a few thought that the movie is over-rated. The movie comes out...

McCort Christmas

McCort Christmas

Jordan Shesko
December 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life

There are many great  McCort traditions especially during the Christmas season, like the Christmas give away that is happening this year on Tuesday the 22 of December. Breakfast with Santa is also another one of the favorites that was on the  12th this year, the Christmas family project which was ...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Gianna
December 18, 2015
Filed under News, Student Life

L'education en vogue hosted their annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday the 12th. All students involved in L'education en vogue help out with this major event by buying supplies,creating crafts, baking cookies, and decorating the student union. The event runs from 8:30-11 am and the whole event ...

Bishop McCort vs. Bishop Carroll

Bishop McCort vs. Bishop Carroll

Abby Martin & Jenna Sbeitan, Sports Journalists
December 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

On Thursday December 17, 2015 the Bishop McCort Lady Crushers took on Bishop Carroll on their home court. It was a close game but McCort pulled out a win by 4 points. Highlights of the game included senior Morgan Instone's 10 rebounds and junior Haley Thomas's 21 points and 12 rebounds. The season is...

College Spotlight: Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

College Spotlight: Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Madeline McKissick
December 18, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Penn Highlands is a community college with locations in Richland, Blair, Huntington, Ebensburg, Somerset, and online. Their areas of study include business, Communication Media Arts & Sciences, Education, Education, Health Professions, STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Liberal Arts. Although...

McCort Christmas Concert

McCort Christmas Concert

Jordan Thomas
December 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life

On December 13, Bishop McCort's chorus, band, and orchestra celebrated the holiday season with the McCort Christmas concert. Everyone was filled with holiday cheer as the students sang and showed off their musical talents. Chorus sang "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" and "Hodie", which were huge...

The Bishop McCort basketball seasons tip off!

The Bishop McCort basketball seasons tip off!

December 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort girls' basketball team won their first game of their season Monday, December 7, against Central Cambria 61-59. Wednesday night the girls' team won their second game against Blairsville 56-45, and then their third game Thursday night against Cambria Heights 51-37. Come out and support...

Family Christmas project

Family Christmas project

December 15, 2015
Filed under Faith & Service

This year’s family Christmas project is well underway. Each homeroom has brought cloths, food, gift cards and Christmas gifts for the family given to them. They all have started wrapping and preparing everything for Thursday the 17th when the gifts will be picked up to be taken to the families. This proje...

College Spotlight: Temple University

College Spotlight: Temple University

Jenna Sbeitan, Writer
December 15, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Today's college in the spotlight is none other than Temple University, located in Philadelphia, Pa. This large public university is home to 28 thousand undergraduate students and 10 thousand graduate students. It is in the heart of downtown Northern Philadelphia. Although Philadelphia is the main campus...

Visit from Mark Bartchak Our Bishop

Visit from Mark Bartchak Our Bishop

Abby Martin, Journalist
December 15, 2015
Filed under Student Life

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Bishop McCort students were especially blessed by receiving mass from our Bishop Mark Bartchak. This mass was served for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. All students listened intently during the Bishop's homily which included references...

First Forensics Competition

First Forensics Competition

Gianna
December 10, 2015
Filed under Student Life

The first forensics competition this year was held at Berlin- Brothersvalley High School on Monday December 7th. There were 9 students who participated in this competition. Out of those nine, six students placed. Krista Bach (poetry 2nd place), Jenna Paratore (poetry 3rd place), Lauren Weaver (prose...

West End Christmas Parade

West End Christmas Parade

Jordan Thomas
December 10, 2015
Filed under Student Life

The Bishop McCort Marching Band and Colorguard took part in the West End Christmas Parade on Monday night at 5 o'clock. It began at Greater Johnstown Middle School and went from Garfield Street to Fairfield Avenue. The marching band preceded Santa Claus, and they brought him to the skate park where there...

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