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Music Program applies for NBC Scholarship

Music Program applies for NBC Scholarship

Mattie Updyke, Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

After the devastating flood that swept the music wing last June, the music department needed a way to ascertain the funds to put on our spring production of Fiddler on the Roof and other improvements to our chorus, orchestra, and band. In January, a way to come up with the money for such performances was foun...

Cuddles For Kids: Christmas Coloring Book Handout

Cuddles For Kids: Christmas Coloring Book Handout

Taylor George and Taylor Kmecak

December 5, 2017


Filed under News

Cuddles For Kids is a nonprofit organization that  gives sick children in hospitals stuffed animals to help ease their pain. This organization was founded by graduate Conner Hagins. On December 8 and 9th downtown students can hand out coloring books, crayons and so much more. By helping out you can...

Preparation for Breakfast with Santa

Preparation for Breakfast with Santa

Lexi Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The students of l'education en vogue work very hard to prepare for Breakfast with Santa. On December 9th, 2017, Bishop McCort will hold their annual Breakfast with Santa event. The event will be held in the Bach Student Union at 8:30-11:00am. Children three and under are free. Children three and above...

December Blood Drive

December Blood Drive

Alexis Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

On December 1st, 2017, the National Honors Society will hold their annual winter blood drive. Each Honors Society member is required to find three donors. The members of the Honors Society work very hard to put this event together. To make sure the donors remain stable and awake, the members provide...

Middle States Review

Middle States Review

Greg Kutsick and John Isenberg

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

A very important event that is taking place at McCort is the Middle States Review. For three days we are judged by a supreme force of education consultants, who's duty is to examine and grade schools to determine education quality.  Many students will be interviewed to give insight on a McCort student's...

Bishop McCort Hosts Spiritfest

Bishop McCort Hosts Spiritfest

Gabrielle Slagel and Coryn Thomas-Porter

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Saturday September 28,2017, Bishop McCort will be holding a cheer competition. Every year Bishop McCort Varsity Cheerleading hosts a competition the last week of October. There are 19 all-star cheer teams  and 17 school cheer squads attending. Bishop McCort Senior Rec and Junior Rec are competing....

Powder Puff Game Revived

Powder Puff Game Revived

Carnell Andrews and Zach Goins

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Powder Puff is underway at Bishop McCort. Powder Puff is when the junior and senior girls sign up to play a flag football game in support of breast cancer. Coaches are the junior and senior football players. Practices started about 2 weeks ago. The game is on October 21st and the cost is to be announced....

Moodle at McCort

Moodle at McCort

Taylor George and Taylor Kmecak

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

This year at Bishop McCort Catholic High School we have a new program that all students use which is called "Moodle." The program consists of teachers in each class putting their assignments and daily lessons on the site for the students in their class to be able to go and check up on their assignments...

PSAT Testing

PSAT Testing

Alexis Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Next week the students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grade will be taking the PSAT's. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test is a timed test given to students across the country to help prepare them for the real SAT's. It takes approximately two hours and forty-five minutes to take. It also teaches students...

Homecoming Week at Bishop McCort

Homecoming Week at Bishop McCort

Phil Russo, Journalist

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Each year homecoming is a big spirit week for every school, but here at McCort, we take spirit week to an entirely different level. We start out the week with pajama day, the students and staff get to come to school in their comfy Pj’s. Tuesday is decade day. Each grade is given a different decade ...

Mrs. Little Joins Guidance Department

Mrs. Little Joins Guidance Department

Alexis Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Who's Who at McCort?

Alexis and Zaondra had the pleasure of interviewing the school's new guidance counselor. They learned a lot about her in this process. Here at Bishop McCort, we do our best to get to know everyone, as well as make them feel welcome. Here are the questions she was asked. Q: What made you come to...

Mr. Cotchen Returns to McCort

Mr. Cotchen Returns to McCort

Austin Dressick, Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Who's Who at McCort?

Many Bishop McCort students were thrilled by the news of former biology teacher/dean of discipline, Mr. Cotchen, was returning for the new year. I had the pleasure of getting to interview him for his big return.   Q: What was your last year at McCort and what former positions did you hold be...

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