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Music Program applies for NBC Scholarship

Music Program applies for NBC Scholarship

Mattie Updyke, Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

After the devastating flood that swept the music wing last June, the music department needed a way to ascertain the funds to put on our spring production of Fiddler on the Roof and other improvements to our chorus, orchestra, and band. In January, a way to come up with the money for such performances was foun...

A Preview of Mini-THON

A Preview of Mini-THON

Katelyn McCreery, Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On March 17th, 2018, Bishop McCort will be hosting its 4th annual Mini-THON. All of the proceeds go straight to Penn State's Hershey Children's Hospital. Last year, the school exceeded its goal, and Crusher students hope to do the same this year. In the past couple months, the Mini- THON committee has...

Breakfast With Santa

Breakfast With Santa

Lexi Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

December 13, 2017


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Last weekend, on December 9th, 2017, Bishop McCort held their annual Breakfast With Santa event. Put together by l'education en vogue, this event was a big hit. The students that helped dressed as elves to add more Christmas spirit to the atmosphere. Many children came to enjoy a delicious breakfast,...

Chris Herren: Drugs and Alcohol: A Story

Chris Herren: Drugs and Alcohol: A Story

Greg Kutsick, John Isenberg

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Bishop McCort was graced by the presence of former NBA star Chris Herren, who shared his struggles with drug and alcohol addiction. Johnstown is having its own problems with drug addiction especially with the heroine and opioid epidemic. By speaking to the youth of the community, there is hope in reducing...

NHS Blood Drive

NHS Blood Drive

Zach Goins and Carnell Andrews

December 5, 2017


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Friday, December 1st was the first annual Blood Drive of the 2017-18 school year for Bishop McCort. The Blood Drive is ran by Mrs. Pitak and members of the National Honor Society (NHS). NHS students help out all day and prepare breakfast for those donating blood. Students are called down during class...

Preparation for Breakfast with Santa

Preparation for Breakfast with Santa

Lexi Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The students of l'education en vogue work very hard to prepare for Breakfast with Santa. On December 9th, 2017, Bishop McCort will hold their annual Breakfast with Santa event. The event will be held in the Bach Student Union at 8:30-11:00am. Children three and under are free. Children three and above...

December Blood Drive

December Blood Drive

Alexis Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

On December 1st, 2017, the National Honors Society will hold their annual winter blood drive. Each Honors Society member is required to find three donors. The members of the Honors Society work very hard to put this event together. To make sure the donors remain stable and awake, the members provide...

Movember Update

Movember Update

Taylor George, Taylor Kmecak, and Austin Dressick

November 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Continuing Movember at Bishop McCort Catholic High School here are some pictures of the guys with the beards. The donations that McCort receives will go to Men's Health Awareness.  Men's Health Association  is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men and boys with health ...

8th grade holocaust museum field trip

8th grade holocaust museum field trip

Noah Maslo

November 28, 2017


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This past Wednesday Mr. Bako's 8th-grade history students took a field trip to the Holocaust museum as well as the multiple commemorative war monuments in Washington D.C. Those monuments included the WWII Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the Vietnam memorial wall. Mr. Pfeil...

Movemeber: The Art of the Beard

Movemeber: The Art of the Beard

Greg Kutsick, John Isenberg, and Austin Dressick

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

November is the 11th month in the Gregorian calendar, but it is also dubbed as Men's Health Awareness Month. For 30 manly days, students may partake in a unique contest of whom can achieve the manliest of facial hair companions. The 5 dollars that is required to partake in this competition will go towards...

Academic Enrichment

Academic Enrichment

Karagin Furfari, Savannah Price, and Autumn Martin

November 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Academic Enrichment class is offered to all students you can take it if you want extra help or if you need it. We asked Mr.Pfeil a few questions about the program. Q: What's your favorite part about teaching AE? A: Watching the students improve and reach their goals on going to college Q: Do ...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Alexis Tavalsky and Zaondra Zasadni

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This week, October 23-27, at McCort, we are celebrating Red Ribbon Week. This week we give information to students about drugs and the dangers of drugs. We have had assembles, hearing from recovering addicts about their past with drugs. The speakers worked hard to tell us frightening, heartbreaking,...

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