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TRISTA VATAVUK senior

TRISTA VATAVUK senior

Hannah Aspey and Jyl Popovich
May 25, 2016
Filed under Who's Who at McCort?

Trista Vatavuk, a Bishop McCort senior, softball player, and student council member, will be attending the University of Pennsylvania in the fall. When asked about the future, Trista explained, “I am a little nervous to move on, but I am beyond excited to explore the endless options that are soon t...

L’education En Vogue

L’education En Vogue

Kambria Lockett, Troy Smajda, and Ben Vitovich
May 25, 2016
Filed under Faith & Service

Throughout the 2015-2016 school year, there has been one club above all others that has participated in various events, themes, and projects for Bishop McCort Catholic High School. L'education En Vogue has had a tremendous impact and affect on the students of Bishop McCort, various people around the world,...

The Finals Countdown

The Finals Countdown

Jon Roseman
May 23, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Studying for finals can be a very personal experience, but there are also common ways to study for big tests. There are many ways to approach finals studying but it is easy to break down the "type" of studier you might be into three main categories: The first tier of studying is "hard." For instance...

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...

Stackhouse Park

Stackhouse Park

J.M. Arcuri
May 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

This summer, instead of sitting around doing nothing, we should all look into getting involved in a stress relieving, physical activity. Stackhouse Park, located in Westmont, PA, is the perfect place for this activity. With 3 entrance locations and miles of long trails, this park offers the perfect physical...

ETHAN FOUST senior

ETHAN FOUST senior

Adam Barnhart and Andy Paros
May 20, 2016
Filed under Who's Who at McCort?

As the school year comes to an end seniors often reminisce about their high school experiences, from sports to hanging out with friends, to all the drama these four years of high school create, and to the overall experiences.  We managed to catch up with Senior Cross Country captain Ethan Foust to...

BLAKE WADE senior

BLAKE WADE senior

A.R. Karalfa, W.M. Wilson III
May 20, 2016
Filed under Who's Who at McCort?

For this Senior Spotlight, we will be highlighting Blake Wade. He is a four year starter for the McCort basketball team, as well as a captain on the Crusher baseball team. Blake will be attending Saint Vincent College in Greensburg, PA where he will be continuing his baseball career and majoring in business...

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...

Visit – if you dare!

Visit – if you dare!

Derrick Yang
May 20, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

If you have nothing to do this summer and you are bold enough, maybe you can go to "Becky's Grave" with your friends to have a scary adventure. The story behind "Becky's Grave" is quite haunting. Some people say that during the flood, the waters washed  away the dirt on "Becky's Grave" and when...

Senior Interview – Ashley Matse

Senior Interview – Ashley Matse

Kambria Lockett and Colin Turnbull
May 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Due to the fact that the 2015-2016 school year is coming to an end, and the seniors are less than a month away from graduating, a select few of seniors were selected to be interviewed about their high school years and  their plans and hopes for the future. We interviewed Ashley Matse. Ashley is...

McCort Track Team Finds Success at District Meet

McCort Track Team Finds Success at District Meet

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich
May 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort track team participated in the PIAA District 6 meet Tuesday at Mansion Park in Altoona at 3:00 P.M. The highlight of the meet was the success of the girls' 4x100m team that won the gold medal. The team, consisting of Katie Downey, Tahlyn Miller, Courtney Smith, and Haley Thomas,...

Softball Senior Night

Kiera King
May 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Girls softball had their senior night on Monday, May 9th at Roxbury Park. There are four seniors this 2016 season: Jillian Shroyer, Trista Vatavuk, Sarah Nagy, and Jenna Gaunt. They played an intense game against Greater Johnstown with the final score being 1-7, a Johnstown win. Before the ga...

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