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Conemaugh Hospital Volunteer Program

Conemaugh Hospital Volunteer Program

Abby Selan, Staff

October 17, 2014


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Bishop McCort students who are interested in healthcare or volunteering have the opportunity to give their time at Conemaugh Hospital through the Conemaugh Hospital Volunteer Program. Students must be at least fourteen years of age. They would volunteer once a week for about 2 hours in small groups...

Walker Assists Sisters of the Sacred Heart

Carly Hajjar, Staff

October 3, 2014


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Kurt Walker, a Bishop McCort senior, has helped The Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus as his Eagle Scout product. On September 13th, 14th, and 24th, Kurt cleaned up a meditation grotto at The Sisters of the Sacred Heart convent in Cresson, PA. He did this to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, the...

Homecoming Court Fundraiser

Homecoming Court Fundraiser

Abby Selan, Staff

October 3, 2014


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The Homecoming Court sold treats at lunch this past week for one dollar. All the proceeds went to Breast Cancer Research. On Monday, Kelleigh Kennedy sold pink chocolate covered pretzels. However, Kelleigh was in Austria visiting a former exchange student, Lisa Wiesmuller, so Ally Seidel sold the...

Bags of Blessings

Carly Hajjar, Staff

September 25, 2014


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This year, a Bishop McCort club, L’education enVogue, is collaborating with Johnstown’s Backpack Project to help feed hungry children. L’education en Vogue has named its project Bags of Blessings. The goal of this program is to put food in backpacks and provide them to children in the area who...

Sandyvale Cemetery Clean Up

Sandyvale Cemetery Clean Up

Bryson Blough, Staff

September 19, 2014


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Mr. Anderson, a Computer and Science teacher, and a group of students are going to the Sandyvale Cemetery to assist in the Sandyvale Cemetery Association Inc. fall clean-up. Mr. Anderson and about twenty students will be gone from 8a.m.-2p.m. in order to help with numerous tasks at the Sandyvale Cemetery,...

McCort Student Plans Mini THON

McCort Student Plans Mini THON

Carly Hajjar, Staff

September 17, 2014


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Kate McGrath, a Bishop McCort senior, is in the process of starting Johnstown’s own Mini THON fundraiser this coming winter. Mini THON is a 24-hour dance marathon for high schools, which is modeled after Penn State’s THON. While Mini THON is meant to be fun, its main purpose is to earn funds for...

Annual Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program Service

Sam Kuhne, Writer

September 17, 2014


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On Sunday, October 5th, the Cambria County Coroner’s Office and Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program will hold their 10th annual prayer service and memory balloon release, starting at 2pm at the Inclined Plane. People participating in this event are encouraged to arrive at 1:15pm to personal...

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