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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...

Anthony Formica

Anthony Formica

Boston Bradley and Brenden Lavely

February 13, 2017


Filed under News, Spotlight Athletes

Week 2: Anthony Formica This week we feature Senior Anthony Formica. Anthony a standout football and hockey player has been a star athlete at Bishop McCort for 4 years. This week he stood out again not on the grass or the ice but instead on the court where he and all the other students participated in ...

Heart Healthy Month

Heart Healthy Month

Samantha Garlesky

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Heart Health Month February is known as Heart Health Month.  In both men and women, heart disease is the leading cause of death. There are many ways to make sure you are making heart-healthy choices. You make these choices by; knowing your family health history and the risks for heart disease, and by h...

Train Safety at Bishop McCort

Train Safety at Bishop McCort

Courtlyn Ramach and Noah Mastovich

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Train safety is becoming a major concern at Bishop McCort. Last year, two students were caught crawling under a stationary train. Ever since, the administration at the school has been pushing for an increase in train safety awareness. Principal Tom Fleming has put a new rule in order to prevent train...

McCort Weather (Week of Feb.6)

McCort Weather (Week of Feb.6)

Tyler King and Noah Buchan, Editors

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Welcome to the newest edition of the McCort Mirror. This is McCort Weather! This weekly column will inform students and teachers about important weather information and forecasts including temperature, precipitation and chance of delays/closings. This first weather article will cover February 6th to...

Final Day of Catholic School’s Week

Final Day of Catholic School’s Week

Haley Cannada and Emmalee Dull

February 2, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

To conclude this year's Catholic School's Week, we end our Friday with an early dismissal filled with various activities ranging from dodge-ball, yoga, rosary-making, board games, reading, and painting.  This is guaranteed to be a fun-filled day for everyone involved as student's choose the activity...

Trump Inauguration

Trump Inauguration

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer

January 20, 2017


Filed under News

Today, January 20th, is the inauguration of our new president, Donald J. Trump. His running mate, Mike Pence, was also sworn in as his vice president. The day was filled with speeches, laughs, and tears. As the Obama family makes their way out of the White House, the Trump family is eager to start their...

Parting Words

Parting Words

Mikayla Eckenrod, Matthew Petrosky

January 19, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Alas, the semester is coming to a close, bringing about the end of an era for your dear authors here at the McCort Mirror. We write these words with heavy hearts, hoping that our departure does not cause a decline in readers, but rather that we inspire the new generations of authors to come to continue...

A Heartfelt Goodbye

A Heartfelt Goodbye

Rylee Russell and Kale Camacho

January 13, 2017


Filed under News

Yesterday on January, 12 2017, students said goodbye to the beloved Doctor Gardill aka DA. The school announced the 12th to be known from this day forward as DA Day. The day was filled with many announcements of some students favorite memories with DA. The day was then wrapped up with an assembly during...

Winter Formal

Winter Formal

Adeline Mishler, Mitch Johnson

January 4, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Winter Formal is this Saturday at the Pasquerilla Conference Center in downtown Johnstown at 7pm. The doors are opened to students at 5pm for pictures. At the formal, dinner is provided around 6pm. When the students arrive between 5 and 6, they can meet and greet with staff and peers. Permission...

Senior Class Mass

Senior Class Mass

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams

January 3, 2017


Filed under News

On Tuesday January 3rd, the seniors had their senior class Mass. Even though Christmas has come to an end, it is still the Christmas season in the church. Since it is still the Christmas season, the seniors joyfully sang Christmas carols as the songs for the Mass. The songs that were included were Joy...

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