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Biography of Deacon Becker: The Bruce Files

Biography of Deacon Becker: The Bruce Files

John Isenberg and Greg Kutsick

October 13, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, Features

As  students, many can agree on one thing regarding their experience at Bishop McCort: Deacon Becker is a modern legend. Through his stories told in the classroom, Deacon Becker never fails to leave his listeners on the edge of their seats. Given this common truth, we think it is only common decency...

The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer

Alexis Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

September 21, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, Showcase

Here at Bishop McCort, prayer is very important to both students and teachers. In previous years, we have prayed before school, as well as before every class. This year, we pray before school, before every class, before lunch, and during afternoon announcements. Through prayer, we all can express our...

Penance Service

Penance Service

April 3, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

On Monday, April 3rd, Bishop McCort will hold the annual Penance Service. Each year before Easter, there is a service held at McCort that allows students to reflect on their sins prior to their last confession, and to confess their sins. Pastors from various parishes will be present at the service on...

Mini-THON Madness

Mini-THON Madness

Courtlyn Ramach, Noah Mastovich

March 9, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, News, Student Life, Video

The big day is fast approaching! McCort's 3rd annual Mini-THON takes place from Saturday to Sunday. The event begins at 7 p.m. Saturday and continues through the night 'til 8 in the morning. The event begins with Mass and is followed by activities including basketball tournaments, laser tag, sticky wall...

3 Days Until Mini-Thon!!

3 Days Until Mini-Thon!!

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada

March 9, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life, Uncategorized

The countdown to Mini-Thon is only three days away, and there are fun things in store for everyone involved! To begin, a few of the activities taking place throughout the night will include: laser tag, intramurals, the famous sticky wall, dodge ball, and midnight Mass. There will be many choices of food...

Mini-Mini-THON at Divine Mercy Middle School

Mini-Mini-THON at Divine Mercy Middle School

Courtlyn Ramach and Noah Mastovich

March 2, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, News, Student Life

Mini-Mini-THON kicks off on Friday, March 3rd. It is an event, hosted by Bishop McCort, to experience Mini-THON before high school. Middle school kids help raise money to "conquer childhood cancer." With the help of Four Diamonds and the Donor Drive website, middle school students ask around to family,...

Penny Wars

Penny Wars

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada

February 23, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

Tomorrow begins Penny Wars!! This is a fundraiser for Mini-Thon to help raise money for this great cause! How the Penny War works is; each homeroom has a jug in their classroom and each penny you put in, equals one point. Silver coins deduct points, for example: Nickels equal -5 points, Dimes equal -10...

Mini-THON kicks off!

Mini-THON kicks off!

Emily King and Breonna Hoffman

February 6, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life, Uncategorized

Do you want to make a impact in a child's life? If yes, we are excited to announce the kick off of the 2017 Mini-THON at Bishop McCort! Four Diamonds Mini-THONs are fun-filled events for students of all ages which inspires teamwork, leadership, and creativity while empowering young people through philanthropy...

Breakfast With Santa

Breakfast With Santa

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service

Every year, L'education en Vogue hosts an event called "Breakfast With Santa." This allows children to come to Bishop McCort to decorate cookies, play games, and get the chance to meet Santa. This gives the students a chance to spread the holiday spirit with the community. This year, Breakfast With Santa...

Christmas Families

Christmas Families

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service

Each year, every homeroom from Freshman to Seniors, and now seventh/eighth graders, receives a family in need to help. The homerooms can get a family of two to five or more people. The families ask for generic things like laundry detergent, canned food items, and gift cards.  If they have younger children,...

Cans For A Cause

Cans For A Cause

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service

Friday, November 18th, Bishop McCort will be holding their annual canned food drive for the Key Club that benefits those in need and the less fortunate. When being interviewed, senior Braden Rosemas, commented "I think that the food drive is a good idea because it benefits our community." He also added,...

Crushers Turn the Town Teal

Crushers Turn the Town Teal

MItch Johnson and Adeline Mishler

September 22, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life, Uncategorized

Bishop McCort students participate in ovarian cancer awareness efforts throughout the month of September. During the thirty days, the Bishop McCort community unites with the Johnstown area to raise awareness for the deadly disease. To kick off the month, various sports teams, clubs, and groups of stu...

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