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Freshman Trout Release

Freshman Trout Release

Jon Roseman, Adam Karalfa

April 21, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

On Tuesday, April 19th, the freshman class ventured out to Ferndale Sportsman's Club to release the trout that they've been raising in the classroom. The kids were able to raise 80 trout, which was enough for everybody to individually release one. While classroom learning is great, most students...

Bishop McCort Service Hours

Bishop McCort Service Hours

Michael Melendez and Charles Li

April 21, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service

Bishop McCort students are required to complete hours of service in order to better the community by making an impact. It is important to for McCort students to complete service hours not only for personal growth, but to also set the example for others that anyone can make a difference by doing a a...

Child Abuse Prevention Awareness

Child Abuse Prevention Awareness

Derrick Yang

April 15, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

On Thursday, April 14th, McCort sophomores went out of school in their blue Child Abuse Prevention Awareness shirts with students from Greater Johnstown High School. The students walked on Franklin street with blue pinwheels to draw more attention from spectators, then traveled to the Christian Home...

Blood Drive Update

Blood Drive Update

Hannah Aspey and Jyl Popovich

April 15, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

The National Honor Society would like to thank all who participated in the spring blood drive. It was a great success. In total we donated 69 pints of blood. McCort is proud to take part in such a great cause. National Honor Society would like to thank Ms. Piatak for all of her hard work. We look forward ...

Bishop McCort Child Abuse Prevention

Bishop McCort Child Abuse Prevention

Michael Melendez, Charles Li

April 11, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

To support Child Abuse Prevention week, Bishop McCort students attended a blue ribbon ceremony on Friday, April 1st at Central Park in downtown Johnstown. McCort's Student Council along with City Officials were there to help bring attention to child abuse and its prevention. Part of the day's message...

Lent Charity Bags

Lent Charity Bags

Derrick Yang

April 1, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, News

The forty day season of Lent has been over. We, here at Bishop McCort, have been made aware of a fantastic idea to show our love to our community. We collected one item each day for the past forty days, and placed each item in a garbage bag. Now it is time to collect the results! We will collect...

For the Good of All

For the Good of All

Derrick Yang & Adam Karalfa

March 14, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service

Lent is a time of humility, sacrifice, and love. We, here at Bishop McCort, have recently been made aware of a fantastic idea to show our love for others in our community. The idea is to collect one item each day for every day of Lent and place it in a garbage bag. The item could be anything from clothing,...

Bishop McCort Senior Hosts Fashion Show

Bishop McCort Senior Hosts Fashion Show

Amanda Russell, Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service

Heart Disease is the leading cause for death for woman. In the year 2009 alone, 292,188 women died of heart disease in the United States. Since then the number continues to rapidly increase leaving not just men’s but women’s lives in peril. Bishop McCort senior, Katie Downey, has dedicated an event to th...

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...

Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade

Gianna Donate

November 13, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

On Wednesday November 11th, local marching bands and organizations participated in the parade to honor our Veterans. Some of the organizations included several girl scout troops,  local businesses, and local Vet troops. Local High School bands included Johnstown, Ferndale, and Westmont. There was also a new addition to the Bishop McCort color guard, Senior Josh Way. ...

McCort Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

McCort Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

Jordan Thomas

October 27, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service

October has come, and it is breast cancer awareness month. McCort always does things to raise knowledge about this disease, and this year has been no different. Students, faculty, and staff were able to purchase specially designed McCort pink-out shirts that said “Rise Above” for $10-$15 dollars,...

Crushers help raise $91,000 at 9th Annual Girls Night Out

Crushers help raise $91,000 at 9th Annual Girls Night Out

Adeline Mishler

April 27, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service

The 9th Taunia Oechslin's Girls Night Out event was held on Tuesday, March 21st. This monumental fundraiser, drawing 800+ women from all over the region, is held annual at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center. The event was started in 2006 by Taunia Oechslin, a breast cancer victim, in hopes to r...

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