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Holocaust Presentation

Holocaust Presentation

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada

March 21, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

This week, the three students who traveled to Europe over the summer, Claire Wherthey, Aunna Yingling, and Jordan Barzensky, will be giving their presentation to the high school about their experiences in Poland, France, Hungary and Germany.  They visited many historic landmarks and memorials from the...

Andre Nash

Andre Nash

Brenden Lavely and Boston Bradley

March 17, 2017


Filed under News, Spotlight Athletes

Week 7: Andre "Dre" Nash This week's Athlete of the Week is none other than Andre Nash. He is a senior leader on both basketball and football teams. He led the football team to a 10-3 record; he is  nominated to the Ken Lantzy Finest 40 game.  He also led the basketball team to the sweet 16 of ...

Winter Storm Stella

Winter Storm Stella

Kylie Collier and Anthony Cacciotti

March 17, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The Bishop McCort Crushers had a short week of school due to Winter storm Stella. Stella gave us a mini break with two school day cancellations!! Storm Stella dropped a lot of snow upon many Northeastern states. Here are some of the heaviest snowfalls in the different states: Connecticut: Middletown (21 inches) Delaware:...

Billy Wilson (’16)

Billy Wilson (’16)

James Irwin and Karson Helsel

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Where Are They Now?

This week, we caught up with 2016 graduate, Billy Wilson.Wilson, brother to two other McCort students of past and present, graduated in Bishop McCort's class of 2016. In high school, the student-athlete earned a reputation for his extraordinary athletic career. He served as captain of the soccer team...

Pi Day

Pi Day

Samantha Garlesky

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Pi Day Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in math to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyo...

JT Durica (’16)

JT Durica (’16)

March 9, 2017


Filed under News, Where Are They Now?

This week, we met with John Taylor Durica on his return home for spring break. Durica, better known as "JT," graduated from Bishop McCort High School in 2016. An all-star both in the classroom and on the field, Durica earned state-wide recognition for his careers in both track and soccer, in addition...

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...

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,...

Anthony Cacciotti

Anthony Cacciotti

Brenden Lavely and Boston Bradley

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, Spotlight Athletes

Week 5: Anthony "AC Baby" Cacciotti Boston and I dug deep this week to find a candidate worthy enough to be this week's Athlete of the Week. After thinking long and hard we have come to the conclusion that Anthony Cacciotti was truly the only one worthy enough to be bestowed with this great honor...

Matt Petrosky

Matt Petrosky

Boston Bradley and Brenden Lavely

February 24, 2017


Filed under News, Spotlight Athletes

Week 4: Matt Petrosky    This weeks spotlight shines down 6,4 Junior power forward Mathew Petrosky. Matt participates in golf and basketball here at McCort. Matt and the Crimson Crushers basketball team currently sit at 18 and 4 after finishing the season with a 74 to 64 win over the Som...

Machala Gibbons

Machala Gibbons

Brenden Lavely and Boston Bradley

February 17, 2017


Filed under News, Spotlight Athletes

Week 3: Machala "Muck" Gibbons Machala is a senior at Bishop McCort Catholic High School. She plays basketball and volleyball. Last volleyball season she eclipsed the 1000 assist mark as she lead the crimson crushers to the first round of state playoffs. Muck and all-star point guard Haley Thomas hav...

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Haley Cannada and Emmalee Dull

February 14, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Happy Saint Valentine's Day!!  Valentine's Day is in honor of Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome, who is believed to have died on February 14th.  So little is known about St. Valentine, and there are many different legends about his life.  Although we do not know the specific...

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