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Pep Rally

Pep Rally

Jyl Popovich and Hannah Aspey

May 23, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Friday, May 13th marked the annual spring pep rally of the 2016 school year. Students filed into the main gym and took their seats. The gym was filled with an uproarious crowd of Bishop McCort students and staff. The chattering silenced as the senior representatives for spring sports approached the f...

FINALS!: Super Stressed

FINALS!: Super Stressed

Michael Melendez, Charles Li

May 20, 2016


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Finals week is almost here at Bishop McCort. Many students always stress how they are supposed to study. Before stressing out, take comfort in knowing there is a good way to study for these tests. We asked teachers that what some good ways are to review for finals, one teacher, Mr. Schellhammer said, "one...

A Trip to the Humane Society

A Trip to the Humane Society

Amanda Russell, Writer

May 20, 2016


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Last week, Mr. Schellhammer and the Key Club went to the Cambria County Humane Society for service. The Key Club partnered with a local church youth group to complete the tasks at hand including, cleaning reception areas and painting back offices. In the three hours they were there, the s...

Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Lifestyles

Adam Barnhart and Andy Paros

May 17, 2016


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In American society, people do not know the extent of the benefits staying healthy. It can go as far as improving mood to combating disease. In America alone, 1/3 of the population is obese; almost 3 in 4 men are considered overweight and obese. Most people think that the only way to stay healthy is...

Johnstown’s Best Kept Secret

Johnstown’s Best Kept Secret

Jon Roseman and Jared Arcuri

May 13, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

In Johnstown there isn't really much to do in summer... or so it is thought. A lot of kids sit around the house all day doing nothing despite that there are many things to get out and do locally. There are many places to discover in Johnstown. First on the list is a good place to keep cool... Coal...

Forensics Team Spaghetti Dinner and McCort T-Shirt Blanket Raffle

Forensics Team Spaghetti Dinner and McCort T-Shirt Blanket Raffle

Derrick Yang

May 6, 2016


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Last week, the McCort family had a great trivia night for raising money for the forensics team going to the National Competition, but the monetary goal has not yet been met. Please come and support the team on May 15th. A spaghetti dinner will be offered in the Bishop McCort Bach Student Union from...

McCort Students get Stopped by Fake Police Officer

McCort Students get Stopped by Fake Police Officer

Jared Arcuri and Adam Karalfa

May 6, 2016


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Recently, a few McCort students were illegally stopped by an "off-duty Johnstown Police Officer." The man stated that his name was "Detective Monroe" and that he had recorded the registration of the vehicle that the students were driving.  They were threatened and warned to stop driving in a dangerous...

Reduce, Reuse

Reduce, Reuse

Charles Li, Michael Melendez

May 3, 2016


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Bishop McCort loves to make a difference in our community and to set examples for their students. One way they make a difference is by recycling old newspaper from the McCort library. Students take the newspaper and separate the advertisements from the other paper. The advertisement paper contains...

Musical Fever

Musical Fever

Adam Barnhart and Andy paros

May 3, 2016


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Recently, Bishop McCort High School held there annual musical, "Pippin." The great outcome of this musical will be a great memory for everyone in the cast, however none of this would have been accomplished without the help of the backstage crew. In an interview with Ethan Foust, he stated the "the...

The feel of an AP test

The feel of an AP test

Jon Roseman

May 3, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

It is the week of AP tests and the anxiety has never been higher. Students are walking around the hallways like zombies, most of them riddled with senioritis. AP testing syndrome is very real and this article will describe the severity and what to do to protect yourself from the troubles and doubts...

Drama Club Prepares for “Extraordinary” Performance

Drama Club Prepares for “Extraordinary” Performance

Kiera King, Joey Vatavuk, and Adam Barnhart

April 21, 2016


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This weekend Bishop McCort will be presenting the musical Pippin in the Guzzi performing arts auditorium on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.. This musical is about a boy named Pippin who is in search of an extraordinary life. Nick Lineman is a senior cast member of Pippin and had this...

The Piano Situation

The Piano Situation

Jared Arcuri and Billy Wilson

April 21, 2016


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As the school year is coming to an end, the music department is planning for next year's piano accompanist arrangements. This year, there were several pianists that shared their talents for the music during school masses. These pianists also played with cantors and small orchestras. Billy Wilson interviewed...

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