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McCort Madness

McCort Madness

Samantha Garlesky

March 9, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

The Celebration of McCort Madness The McCort Madness was an assembly where students gathered together to celebrate the students accomplishments. These accomplishments included the championships of the girls and boys basketball teams, the wrestling team making it to the PIAA championship tournament, Jacob Sc...

Au Canada!!

Au Canada!!

Breonna Hoffman and Emily King

March 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Thursday, March 2, 2017 a group of students from Bishop McCort will be joining two other local schools on an adventure to Canada. They will be departing from the school at 6:00 PM from the student union(lunchroom). Specifically, the students will be staying in Quebec City for the weekend. Their trip...

Mini-Mini-THON at Divine Mercy Middle School

Mini-Mini-THON at Divine Mercy Middle School

Courtlyn Ramach and Noah Mastovich

March 2, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, News, Student Life

Mini-Mini-THON kicks off on Friday, March 3rd. It is an event, hosted by Bishop McCort, to experience Mini-THON before high school. Middle school kids help raise money to "conquer childhood cancer." With the help of Four Diamonds and the Donor Drive website, middle school students ask around to family,...

Canada Trip

Canada Trip

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada

March 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Tonight, some students from the French Classes will be taking the annual trip to Canada! They will be spending 3 days in Canada partaking in numerous exciting, fun-filled activities! Students will be eating French cuisine and touring the beautiful Canadian province of Quebec.  This is a once in a lifetime...

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Samantha Garlesky

February 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

The Celebration of Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. It opens Lent, the season of fasting and prayer that prepares us for Christ's Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Ash Wednesday is on March 1st 2017. We are partaking in this hol...

Maura Clark (’16)

Maura Clark (’16)

James Irwin and Karson Helsel

February 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Where Are They Now?

This week, we reunited with Maura Clark, a graduate from the Bishop McCort class of 2016. Clark graduated last year, leaving a legacy of both academic and extra-curricular achievement. During her time on Osborne Street, the Crusher was a regular on the school's honor roll, despite rigorous coursework....

Meet the Editors: Anthony Cacciotti & Kylie Collier

Meet the Editors: Anthony Cacciotti & Kylie Collier

Anthony Cacciotti and Kylie Collier

February 23, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Anthony Cacciotti & Kylie Collier, are both senior writers and editors for the McCort Mirror. They have been very good friends since Kylie's arrival to McCort from Conemaugh Valley during Sophomore year. During Sophomore year, they had every class together and sat around or next to each other in...

Ask Griffin Column Week 17

Ask Griffin Column Week 17

Tyler Walkowski, Griffin Slagel, Matthew Petrosky, and Bryce Kramer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Dear Griffin, I am having some car troubles. I need it repainted, inspected and it has engine problems. Also, it needs new headlights and the tires need changed! It is so much to worry about, and it costs so much money! I know you have a sweet ride that you maintain and keep everything perfect for...

Penny Wars

Penny Wars

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada

February 23, 2017


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

Tomorrow begins Penny Wars!! This is a fundraiser for Mini-Thon to help raise money for this great cause! How the Penny War works is; each homeroom has a jug in their classroom and each penny you put in, equals one point. Silver coins deduct points, for example: Nickels equal -5 points, Dimes equal -10...

Heart Health Fair at McCort

Heart Health Fair at McCort

Noah Mastovich and Courtlyn Ramach

February 15, 2017


Filed under Student Life

On Wednesday, February 15th, McCort hosted a huge Heart Health Fair in honor of Heart Health Month. Students were called down to the Bach gymnasium by homeroom to learn more about their heart health. In the gym, there were 6 different stations which students visited, and at each station was a student...

Senior Profiles: Tyler King

Senior Profiles: Tyler King

Anthony Cacciotti and Kylie Collier

February 14, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Tyler King, a student, an athlete, and a friend was chosen for this weeks Bishop McCort "Senior Profile". Tyler, is an AP student and also a 3-time District champion in soccer. He is also a member of Ski Club, NHS, L'Education en Vogue, and French Club. In his free time he enjoys hanging out with friends...

Heart Healthy Month

Heart Healthy Month

Samantha Garlesky

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Heart Health Month February is known as Heart Health Month.  In both men and women, heart disease is the leading cause of death. There are many ways to make sure you are making heart-healthy choices. You make these choices by; knowing your family health history and the risks for heart disease, and by h...

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