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Mock Trial Underway

Mock Trial Underway

Conner Hagins, writer

November 26, 2014


Filed under Student Life

The Mock Trial team will be kicking off its season on Tuesday, January 21st. The team is moderated by Mr. Tim Schultz and Mr. Keith Pesto. The team is in its third year of competing in Mock Trial in the Johnstown area. Some of the local teams include: Westmont, Forest Hills, Richland, Central Ca...

Thanksgiving Break News Notes

Thanksgiving Break News Notes

Alexis Wolfe, Staff

November 26, 2014


Filed under News

On Wednesday, November 26th, Bishop McCort students will kick off their Thanksgiving Break with Mass and an early dismissal and will return for classes on Tuesday, December 2nd. The school offices will be open on Monday, December 1st , between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Students who are involved in win...

Parochial School Visits

Parochial School Visits

Abby Selan, Staff

November 26, 2014


Filed under Student Life

On Monday, November 24th, several Bishop McCort students visited the parochial schools and local daycares promoting l’education en vogue’s upcoming Breakfast with Santa. Adaline Mishler, Noah Buchan, Trista Vatavuk, Nick Spinelli, and Andrea Seitz went to Cathedral Catholic Academy, Our Mother...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Sarah Nagy, Writer/Reporter

November 26, 2014


Filed under News

The McCort Mirror staff would like to wish everyone in the Bishop McCort family a blessed Thanksgiving. This is the season of celebration of all the blessings we have accumulated over the past year. Drive safely as you go to visit your families.  ...

McCort Students Perform at Music Festival

McCort Students Perform at Music Festival

Sam Kuhne, Writer

November 26, 2014


Filed under Student Life

Four Bishop McCort students performed live at Cambria County’s Music Festival held at Portage High School on Thursday, November 13th. Alexis Benshoff, Jeanna Harclerode, Samantha Garlesky, and Clara Wilson took part in this concert and performed in front of a standing room only crowd. The Music...

Picture Retakes

Picture Retakes

Carly Hajjar, Staff

November 26, 2014


Filed under News

Picture retakes will be held for all students who missed picture day or dislikes their original picture. Retakes will be held during school on Wednesday, December 10th. Any person getting retakes must return his or her original picture packet to the photographer. Pictures may also be ordered online...

Mr. and Mrs. Turkey

Mr. and Mrs. Turkey

November 26, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

The votes are in and the winners of Mr. and Mrs. Turkey are Mr. Schultz and Mrs. Reaman! Happy Thanksgiving from the McCort Family!...

Boys’ Soccer Awards

Boys’ Soccer Awards

Abby Selan, Staff

November 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

On Sunday, November 16th, at the Boys’ Soccer Team’s annual banquet, players received multiple awards and honors. Senior Conner Hagins was awarded the Offensive Player of the Year Award, and Kyle Deter received Defensive Player of the Year. Kyle also won MVP. Both boys were honored as LHAC Al...

Volleyball Players to Play During Postseason

Volleyball Players to Play During Postseason

Sarah Nagy, Writer/Reporter

November 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

Three Bishop McCort students will play on the District 6 All-Stars volleyball team. The District 6 All-Stars will feature Melanie Trezciak on 1st Team and Katie Wilson and Machala Gibbons on 2nd Team. Trezciak and Wilson will also participate in the Greater Johnstown Volleyball Club All-Star Classi...

Trout Project Moving Forward

Trout Project Moving Forward

Conner Hagins, writer

November 21, 2014


Filed under Faith & Service

Mr. Cotchen’s Biology classes are one step closer to releasing their trout that they have been taking care of. This is the third year that Mr. Cotchen has done Trout in the Classroom. Earlier this week, the majority of the 191 trout eggs hatched.  The students in his Academic and Honors Biology...

Boy’s Basketball Preview

Boy’s Basketball Preview

Carly Hajjar, Staff

November 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort Boys’ basketball season officially started this past Monday, November 17th. Coach Jerry Murphy returns for his second year as the head coach of the Bishop McCort Boys’ team. He is assisted by Mike Burgo and Chris Pfeil. The team’s seniors this year are Marc Eckenrod, Karch...

Boys’ Wrestling Preview

Boys’ Wrestling Preview

Alexis Wolfe, Staff

November 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort boys’ wrestling team will kick off their season starting with a tournament at Conemaugh Township on December 6th. The Seniors on the team are Mark Barbera and Hussein Sbeitan, both of who are team captains, as well as Eric Johncola and Noah Rastall. This year there are 15 boys, wi...

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