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Getting a Grip on the SAT

Getting a Grip on the SAT

Braden Rosemas and Carmine Cannizzaro
September 30, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a standardized test that helps colleges to evaluate the overall potential of a student academically beyond grade point average.  The SAT consists of a two sections of math and reading, and an optional essay which is scored in three different categories with a total...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer
September 30, 2016
Filed under News

This coming month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Each October, Bishop McCort plans many events to do to spread awareness. This year, we will be having our Breast Cancer Awareness Night at the football game on Friday, October 14 against Johnstown at the Point Stadium. The boys' soccer team...

Languages From Around The World

Languages From Around The World

Kale Camacho and Rylee Russell
September 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life

At McCort three languages are offered to the students Chinese, Spanish, and French. Two years of language are required to get your diploma, three for an honors diploma. We interviewed one student from each of the language courses to get their input on their experience in language class. Their responses...

Crusher Compliments: Matt Petrosky

Crusher Compliments: Matt Petrosky

Bailee Bair and Nathan Roberts
September 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

This week on Crusher Compliments, we are highlighting the outstanding student and athlete Matt Petrosky. Matt is a junior member of the golf and basketball team, and is also an important part of the Scholastic Quiz team. He is Vice President of the junior class and has been a member of SADD for three...

Crushers go 4-1 Leading Up to City Championship

Crushers go 4-1 Leading Up to City Championship

Michael Koslin and Bryce Kramer
September 30, 2016
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The Crushers faced one of the greatest challenges of their season last Friday against the Bedford Bison. Back at home the Crushers knew going into this game that Bedford would be coming to the Point Stadium looking for a tough battle. To quote offensive coordinator Rick Flyte, " Nobody likes you,...

Boys Soccer Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Boys Soccer Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Tyler Walkowski and Griffin Slagel
September 30, 2016
Filed under Sports, Student Life

The Bishop McCort Boys Soccer team plans to raise awareness for breast cancer on their first Saturday night game against their rivals, Westmont. At the game, the boys will wear one of a kind breast cancer jerseys. The jerseys are white long sleeves with pink numbers and a pink ribbon. The crushers plan...

Meet the Mirror: Griffin Slagel

Meet the Mirror: Griffin Slagel

Matthew Petrosky and Mikayla Eckenrod
September 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

The star midfielder of the boys soccer team, Griffin Slagel, has been so gracious in sharing some information about his life. Despite his busy schedule on the pitch, he is also an elite writer for the McCort Mirror. Many know him as "the kid with 'AE Performance' on his car"; however there is more to...

Ovarian Cancer Facts

Ovarian Cancer Facts

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard
September 29, 2016
Filed under News

Last week we listed the symptoms for ovarian cancer. We are going to go more into depth through each letter in BEAT. Here are some facts on each of the symptoms: B         Bloating is a day-to-day bodily reaction. Most women experience it during their menstrual cycle.  But if bloating persist...

McCort Welcomes Mishler

McCort Welcomes Mishler

Adeline Mishler, Mitch Johnson
September 29, 2016
Filed under News

As the 2016-2017 begins, Bishop McCort welcomes a new Biology teacher. Meredith Mishler was brought onto the McCort staff in late August after being named the Girl's Varsity Soccer head coach. Following graduation from Westminster College in May 2016, Mishler returned to her hometown to take the Summer...

McCort Music Department

McCort Music Department

September 29, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

We interviewed the teachers  and students of the Bishop McCort music department. We asked a few simple questions starting with the band. We started with Mr.Baake,the band director, and asked these questions: -What made you decide to teach music? - How do you feel about teaching both the middle school...

Welcome Divine Mercy!

Welcome Divine Mercy!

Azia Andrews and Rachel Hause
September 27, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The Bishop McCort crushers are happy to welcome the Divine Mercy students into our family. Most of the 7th and 8th graders are adjusting well to their new school. The four students we interviewed seem to be very pleased with Bishop McCort/Divine Mercy so far. Hailey Jeanjaquet (7th grader) said, “It’s a lot of...

Crusher Compliments: Brenden Lavely

Crusher Compliments: Brenden Lavely

Nathan Roberts and Bailee Bair
September 27, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Crusher Compliments is the newest addition to the McCort Mirror. In this column, we will highlight an outstanding member of the McCort family. In our first installment, we are taking a look at our own Brenden Lavely. He is a senior member of the football and baseball teams, has been part of L'education...

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