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Mr. Koontz Decade Projects

Mr. Koontz Decade Projects

Noah Mastovich and Courtlyn Ramach

May 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

This week, students in Mr. Koontz's Honors United States History class presented their decade projects to their classmates. The decade project is a summary of one particular decade presented by students to teach their classmates about decades not covered in class during the year. These presentations...

Field Trip for the Juniors-May 23

Field Trip for the Juniors-May 23

Samantha Garlesky

May 23, 2017


Filed under Student Life

This Wednesday, May 23rd, the Junior class will be seeing Penn Highlands College for a college fair. College fairs are always a good opportunity to get to see the colleges in the surrounding areas and to see what they offer. Juniors always have many chances to go on college fairs and college tours...

Showcase of the Stars

Showcase of the Stars

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada

May 19, 2017


Filed under Student Life

This Saturday, May 20, will be the Showcase of the Stars at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center. Come and support the Bishop McCort drama club as they will be performing a medley of songs from this year's production, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!"  Many schools in the Johsntown...

Senior Awards 2017

Senior Awards 2017

Anthony Cacciotti and Kylie Collier

May 19, 2017


Filed under Photos, Student Life

This year's graduating class of 2017 will be hosting the 2017 Senior Awards at Bishop McCort tonight, May 19, 2017. The annual awards take place in the school's auditorium and will start at 6:00 P.M. Awards will vary from academics and athletics to community service. It is a nice way to send the graduati...

Senior Awards

Senior Awards

Breonna Hoffman and Emily King

May 19, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Attention seniors, tonight, May 19,2017, a very special event will be occurring. Tonight will be the senior awards ceremony. It will be held at 6:00 PM in the Bishop McCort auditorium. Ladies and men are to dress appropriately, more of a dressy like occasion. Also, following the ceremony there will be...

Junior Retreat

Junior Retreat

Samantha Garlesky

May 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

On Thursday,  May 18th, the junior class will be going on retreat at Duquesne University. While there, junior class will tour the campus, and  learn  about the educational opportunities that are offered at Duquesne. Many of the seniors from McCort decide to attend Duquesne University each year. The...

The Isaac Awards

The Isaac Awards

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada

May 11, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Congratulations to the Bishop McCort drama club for being selected to particiapte in the Isaac Awards! The Altoona Community Theatre has nominated Bishop McCort's production "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" for four awards. The nominees include: Michael Marafino for best actor in a...

Trout In the Classroom

Trout In the Classroom

Samantha Garlesky

May 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On May 10th, Miss Mishler's science classes released their fish at Greater Ferndale Sportsman Club. Every year, the 9th grade students get an amazing opportunity to participate in this activity. They prepare the conditions necessary for, and observe the eggs develop into trout.  Then, feed and continue...

Crusher Sports, Week of May 8th

Crusher Sports, Week of May 8th

Courtlyn Ramach and Noah Mastovich

May 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

The Crusher sports teams are quite busy this week. The baseball team started the week off with a 9-5 victory over Cambria Heights on Monday.  On Tuesday, May 9th, the baseball team faces off against Somerset at home at 4:30 for JV, and the varsity game begins at 7:30 PM. Then, on Wednesday the team...

AP Tests Week One Finished

AP Tests Week One Finished

Courtlyn Ramach and Noah Mastovich

May 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Week 1 of AP tests is over! Many students' intense study in their AP classes is coming to an end, and they are happy to have completed the challenge. All their hard work will hopefully pay off when they score a 5 on the test. One student who recently completed an AP test stated in an interview with the...

Prom is Here!

Prom is Here!

Emily King and Breonna Hoffman

May 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Prom is finally here! Students, we hope you are all ready to dance the night away. Be sure to be at Green Gables by 5 PM for pictures and admittance to the dance.  Also, don't forget to check the weather and bring your umbrella because, unfortunately, they're calling for rain.  We hope that it  will...

Chocolate Fountain

Chocolate Fountain

Anthony Cacciotti and Kylie Collier

May 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

The famous chocolate fountain made its way up to French land on Friday, May 5th. The chocolate fountain is a tradition celebrated by both French teachers, Miss. Piatak and Ms. Maloney-Pears (Mads), every year. With a small fee of $5 students in French classes can enjoy small snacks such as bananas, cookies,...

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