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Bishop Mccort Student goes to MEPS

Bishop Mccort Student goes to MEPS

Grace LaMoy and Libby Robertson
October 28, 2016
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Bishop Mccort student Grace LaMoy goes to MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) to be enlisted in the Navy. MEPS is a two day process of trying to qualify for enlistment in the military. On the first day you check in and take either your vitrifaction test for the PICAT (the practice test) or take...

Girl’s Soccer Playoffs

Girl’s Soccer Playoffs

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer
October 27, 2016
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This past Wednesday, October 26, the Bishop McCort girl's soccer team played in the semi-final game of the District 6 playoffs against Moshannon Valley at the Point Stadium. Bishop McCort had a 30 point lead in front of the Knights in the rankings in which they were also 2nd place behind the Bishop...

Tis the Season: College Visits

Tis the Season: College Visits

Braden Rosemas and Carmine Cannizzaro
October 27, 2016
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With college deadlines quickly approaching, the season of college visits is in full swing. As many students finish their college applications in time for the November 1st priority deadline, college visits are occurring. It is one thing to take a virtual tour of a college online, or maybe even look at...

Crushers Rock Red Devils

Crushers Rock Red Devils

Mike Koslin and Bryce Kramer
October 27, 2016
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The Crushers came into this game knowing that they would have to have moved on from their Johnstown game and be completely refocused if they wanted to win. They had a tough week of practice but knew they would need it for the game that followed. They had to find replacements for many players that went...

Shycon Update

Shycon Update

Kale Camacho and Rylee Russell
October 27, 2016
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This year's Shycon took place Sunday, October 23, 2016. The event opened with speaker Mike Patin. Next, the students of Bishop McCort were taken to inflatable slides and games for half an hour. Then, students were taken to lunch. After that, students participated in a event called feed the hungry, where...

Crusher Compliments: Mikayla Eckenrod

Crusher Compliments: Mikayla Eckenrod

Bailee Bair and Nathan Roberts
October 27, 2016
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Our Crusher Compliment of the week here at the McCort Mirror is Mikayla Eckenrod! Mikayla is a junior member of the soccer and basketball teams. She is also a part of the Scholastic Quiz team, SADD, and L'education en Vogue. More of her accomplishments include being inducted into the National Honors...

The Freshman Retreat

October 27, 2016
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This past Wednesday the freshman Crushers were able to go on a retreat to Saint Vincent College in Latrobe for a fun-filled faith journey. When interviewed, Kylie Gregley,  had this to say about her experience. "The day mostly consisted of bonding exercises to get to better know ourselves and our classmates,"...

Student body Celebrates Piatak’s 60th

Student body Celebrates Piatak’s 60th

Adeline Mishler and Mitchell Johnson
October 27, 2016
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On Tuesday, October 25th, dedicated teacher Ms. Mary Claire Piatak celebrated her 60th birthday. Much to her surprise, the faculty and students planned a surprise in her honor. The teachers were emailed explaining that a celebration would take place during the end of third period after Dr. Gardill...

Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week

Azia Andrews and Rachel Hause
October 27, 2016
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As we all know, last week was spirit week. The homecoming court was very busy with fundraising at lunch, preparing for the themes each day, and getting ready for the pep rally. The themes for each day were fun. Monday was pajama day, Tuesday was holiday, Wednesday was jersey day, Thursday was character...

Crusher Compliments: Adeline Mishler

Crusher Compliments: Adeline Mishler

October 27, 2016
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This week on Crusher Compliments, we are looking at one of the more outstanding members of McCort's senior class, the one and only Adeline Mishler. Adeline is a member of the soccer team, a member of L'education En Vogue, the President of Student Counsel, and a particularly successful member of the Forensics...

November Preview

November Preview

October 27, 2016
Filed under Student Life

November is a hectic month for the crushers. First off, it's playoff month for the boy's and girl's soccer teams, the volleyball team ,and the football team. The soccer teams made the playoffs last year, however the boy's won the district 6 championship and were state semifinalists. The cross country...

Back-to-Back District VI Champs

Back-to-Back District VI Champs

Tyler Walkowski and Griffin Slagel
October 27, 2016
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The Bishop McCort Boys Soccer team has been named District VI Champions for the second consecutive year! Except, this year they won in a different fashion. Instead of beating a team in the championship, the Crushers won by default because no other team registered for playoffs, so they had no one to play....

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