McCort Mirror

Musical Preview

Musical Preview

Mattie Updyke, Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Musical season has come upon Bishop McCort High School once again! We are officially six weeks out from the first performance April 12th, and the drama club is slowly but surely putting the finishing touches on this year's production of "Fiddler on the Roof." The show, set in Russia during the early...

Mini-THON Update

Mini-THON Update

Katie McCreery, Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The 2018 Bishop McCort Mini-THON is well underway! Most recently, we have been challenging each homeroom to raise money through our annual penny wars. Mr. Bako has a nice lead over other homerooms, so don't forget to drop by his room and toss in some silver coins in his bucket! We also have had a bake...

Back-to-Back for Bako?

Back-to-Back for Bako?

Alayna Moore, Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

At Bishop McCort "Penny Wars" is taken very seriously. What is Penny Wars? Penny Wars is a fundraiser created by the Mini Thon Committee to help raise money for the upcoming Mini Thon. The object of the fundraiser is to see which homeroom can collect the most pennies to raise the most money. Homerooms...

Chinese New Year Presentation

Chinese New Year Presentation

Jerod Diamond and Luke Tercek

February 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On February 15, 2018, the students of Bishop McCort were enlightened on the Chinese New Year and its history. Yuxin (Hubert) Liu was the master of ceremonies and skillfully navigated an interactive presentation. Student inspired, the presentation was created by the Chinese exchange students, who wanted...

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


Filed under Student Life

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 ...

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