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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,...

Middle States Review

Middle States Review

Greg Kutsick and John Isenberg

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

A very important event that is taking place at McCort is the Middle States Review. For three days we are judged by a supreme force of education consultants, who's duty is to examine and grade schools to determine education quality.  Many students will be interviewed to give insight on a McCort student's...

Powder Puff Battle

Powder Puff Battle

Karagin Furfari and Savannah Price

October 31, 2017


Filed under Photos, Showcase, Student Life

This past weekend the juniors and seniors battled for the powder puff trophy. The event raised awareness and funds to help the fight against breast cancer. Here are some questions we asked people after the powder puff game. Q: What were your practices like and what did you focus on? A: I think we had a...

The Named Scholarship Luncheon

The Named Scholarship Luncheon

Noah Maslo and Austin Dressick

October 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

This upcoming Friday Bishop McCort will host its annual named scholarship luncheon from 12:30 to 2:00. The event will take place after school in the cafeteria, in which many students will be there.The named scholarship lunch is one of the many ways we thank the benefactors that support McCort's students...

McCort Paints the Plow

McCort Paints the Plow

Coryn Thomas-Porter, Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Eight schools among Cambria County including bishop McCort are painting snow plows for the paint the PennDOT paint the plow program. The students are given about a month to create the best masterpiece they can on the plow to win the "Paint the Plow" contest. The plows will be mounted to a plow truck...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Taylor George and Taylor Kmecak

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

At Bishop McCort we dedicate a whole week to Drug Free and Alcohol free Awareness. The  activity that instructs this week with fun filled events is S.A.D.D. S.A.D.D. stands for S-Students A- Against D-Destructive D-Decisions. Alcohol and drug use kills teenagers and adults everyday. It is a factor...

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Greg Kutsick and John Isenberg

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Prepare for the end...and the beginning. Open Mic Night is the perfect place to show one's true ability in the artistic realm. Whether it be poetry, singing, or playing an instrument, our truest form can be identified through our hobbies. Open Mic is sponsored by the Key Club and is usually held during...

Crusher Homecoming Pep Rally Recap

Crusher Homecoming Pep Rally Recap

Tanner Thomas and Andrea Flynn

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Homecoming Pep Rally is a tradition here at McCort. It features the Homecoming Court and their escort, playing competitive games, and a cheer-off between grades for the notorious golden "M". This year's theme for the Pep Rally was "The Disney Games". It included the Homecoming Court Jordan Shroyer...

Powder Puff Game Revived

Powder Puff Game Revived

Carnell Andrews and Zach Goins

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Powder Puff is underway at Bishop McCort. Powder Puff is when the junior and senior girls sign up to play a flag football game in support of breast cancer. Coaches are the junior and senior football players. Practices started about 2 weeks ago. The game is on October 21st and the cost is to be announced....

Moodle at McCort

Moodle at McCort

Taylor George and Taylor Kmecak

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

This year at Bishop McCort Catholic High School we have a new program that all students use which is called "Moodle." The program consists of teachers in each class putting their assignments and daily lessons on the site for the students in their class to be able to go and check up on their assignments...

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