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Coach Pfeil 100th Win

Coach Pfeil 100th Win

Charles Li and Michael Melendez

April 21, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Bishop McCort's Baseball coach Mr. Pfeil recently celebrated his 100th win. When asked how it feels to have 100 wins he stated, "We've had lot of great players over the years and I've been blessed to have wonderful Assistant coaches and this year is the best to coach." His expectations for the rest...

The Road to “Pippin”

The Road to “Pippin”

Jon Roseman, Adam Barnhart, and Andy Paros

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

As we enter April, an amazing event is approaching quickly. The story of "Pippin" premiers at Bishop McCort starting the 22nd to the 24th in the Guzzi Performing Arts Studio. Everyone is excited to see it, but the real tension lies in the people preparing the show. The actors are working tirelessly...

Bishop McCort Speech League States Competition Review

Bishop McCort Speech League States Competition Review

Amanda Russell, Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

The Bishop McCort Forensics team traveled to Susquehanna University on April 8th and 9th to compete in the States tournament. The competition was fierce as students from the entire state of Pennsylvania met at this school to win the state title before Nationals this May. Alyssa Coleman, Krista Bach...

Marching with Mickey

Marching with Mickey

Kiera King, Brianna Varmecky, Joey Vatavuk

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

On April 8th 2016, Bishop McCort, along with four other area schools, marched in the main street electrical parade in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, Florida. These schools lead the parade followed by many characters seen in poplar Disney movies. Many other schools from around the country also participated in th...

Promposal

Promposal

Jon Roseman and Adam Karalfa

April 11, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

The Prom season is upon us and many people are frantically searching for the perfect way to ask that special someone, or maybe even a good friend to the main event. Luckily, there are numerous ways you can achieve this! You can choose to go larger than life or small and subtle. This article will provide...

The Diet Debate: Could you Become a Vegetarian?

The Diet Debate: Could you Become a Vegetarian?

Amanda Russell, Kiera King, and Brianna Varmecky

April 7, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

“I don’t eat anything that doesn’t have a face.” This quote given by our own Mr. Denhard is the mentality of most people of Bishop McCort when asked the question, ‘could you become a vegetarian or vegan?’ Diets are a global debate and have been for a few years now. People everywhere...

Cash Bash Fundraiser

Cash Bash Fundraiser

Billy Wilson, Adam Karalfa, and Jared Arcuri

April 7, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

The Bishop McCort baseball team recently held a fundraiser to raise funds for costs of the 2016 season. The Cash Bash was held on April 2nd and was a huge success. The ticket cost was $25 per person and included admission into the event, a meal catered by "Joey Del's" and all-you-can-drink beer and wine. The...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Hannah Aspey and Jyl Popovich

April 7, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Tomorrow, April 8th, marks Bishop McCort's annual spring blood drive! Students who signed up to be blood donors will be called down by name at the preferred time that they provided. National Honors Society members who volunteered to participate should meet at school no later than 5:45 a.m. to be...

Lent Charity Bags

Lent Charity Bags

Derrick Yang

April 1, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, News

The forty day season of Lent has been over. We, here at Bishop McCort, have been made aware of a fantastic idea to show our love to our community. We collected one item each day for the past forty days, and placed each item in a garbage bag. Now it is time to collect the results! We will collect...

Ninth Annual Brad Wess Game

Ninth Annual Brad Wess Game

Mitch Vena, Connor Bunn, Colin Turnbull

April 1, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

The annual Brad Wess Memorial game went down at the War Memorial on Saturday, March 19th. This was the ninth installation in the annual game series which includes seniors of the area high school hockey teams. The games honor Brad Wess, the Forest Hills junior who tragically passed away in a car a...

Disney Preparation

Disney Preparation

Brianna Varmecky, Kiera King, and Joey Vatavuk

April 1, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

The Disney trip is fast approaching and Mccort’s band and color-guard are buckling down and getting ready. Bishop Mccort is not the only school attending this trip, however; Ferndale, Richland, Forest Hills, and Conemaugh Township are also going. All of the separate schools have been doing an excellent...

Senior Art Show

Senior Art Show

Amanda Russell

April 1, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

The month of April has rolled in, leaving Bishop McCort full of glee as the weather begins to warm up and spring sports begin to take place. With the anticipation of what the month of April brings, Bishop McCort can also expect -for the first time- a senior art exhibition, displayed throughout the sch...

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