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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams

December 21, 2016

Christmas break is finally here! Time for joy and time for cheer! The McCort Mirror wishes everyone a blessed Christmas and wonderful New Year. While we are opening up our gifts on Christmas morning and enjoying all of the holiday festivities, let us not forget that Christmas is all about Jesus. We must...

Penance

Penance

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams

December 13, 2016

The Penance Service scheduled for Monday December 12th is cancelled due to some weather issues. It is now rescheduled for Monday December 19th. Throughout the week, we should be thinking about our sins that we have done in the past and reflect on them. It is important to really think hard about what...

Bishop McCort Annual Penance Service

Bishop McCort Annual Penance Service

Braden Rosemas and Carmine Cannizzaro

December 9, 2016

Luke 24:46-48: 46 He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, 47 and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. 48 You are witnesses of these things. On December 12th, Bishop McCor...

National Honors Society Christmas Cards

National Honors Society Christmas Cards

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams

December 8, 2016

The National Honor Society has a very important job to do this week! This Christmas, they are each making Christmas cards for the men who are at the St. Joseph House of Hospitality. The St. Joseph House of Hospitality is a place that provides housing and services by the Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh....

Christmas Blood Drive

Christmas Blood Drive

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer

November 30, 2016

This Friday, December 2, the National Honor Society at Bishop McCort is hosting its Christmas blood drive. The time is 7-2 in the Bach Center. Many students are signed up to donate, and the National Honor Society members have been busy finding other donors outside of the school. The blood drive has always...

Movember: Final Week!!

Movember: Final Week!!

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard

November 30, 2016

As Movember is coming to a close, we remember the men who lost their battle with Prostate Cancer. Prostate Cancer is the second leading cause in male deaths in American. Prostate Cancer (aka prostatic carcinoma) requires a medical diagnosis, is treatable, and over 200,000 cases per year in the United...

Challenge Program

Challenge Program

Rachel Hause, Azia Andrews

November 30, 2016

This morning the Challenge Program came to visit us. The program was sponsored by Paul Carpenter Financial Advisers and Martin-Baker America. Every year they come and teach us how to prepare ourselves for job interviews. They taught us about five categories that employers will look at. They are attendance,science/technology/engineering/math...

Movember: Week 4

Movember: Week 4

Amelia Williams and Autumn Gossard

November 23, 2016

As we are swiftly approaching Thanksgiving, let us keep in mind all of the men who suffered from Prostate Cancer and lost their fight, and be thankful for all of the men who won their fight. In our hearts we keep the prayers for the men and their families whose lives have been affected by this form of...

Movember: Week 3

Movember: Week 3

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams

November 15, 2016

We all must be aware of some details of prostate cancer so that we can raise awareness. Here are some facts and statistics: Less than 200,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year Typically older men are diagnosed One symptom is trouble urinating One risk for prostate cancer ...

Crushers Hit the Polls

Crushers Hit the Polls

Adeline Mishler, Mitch Johnson

November 15, 2016

On November 8th, Bishop McCort students set out for the polls to complete their civic duty and get their voice heard on the national front. In addition to voting in the mock election held at BMCHS, several seniors were eligible to cast their ballots at their local voting precincts. Senior Bailee...

McCort’s Mock Election

McCort’s Mock Election

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer

November 14, 2016

On Tuesday, November 8, Bishop McCort held their very own 2016 election. Students in all grades, even from Divine Mercy, participated in voting. Each Social Studies class from every grade went down during their History period and voted. Also, teachers were encouraged to submit a ballot. Mr. Schellhammer...

No-Shave November

No-Shave November

Autumn Gossard and Amelia Williams

November 3, 2016

It is November, which means that we raise awareness for prostate cancer. All this month, boys can pay $5 to grow out their beards until the month ends to raise awareness. Girls can also participate and pay $5 to receive a fake mustache and a pin. Also, daily text messages are sent out to the students,...

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