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Thanksgiving CAN YOU GUESS???

Thanksgiving CAN YOU GUESS???

November 24, 2015


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Can you guess who said the following when asked "What's your favorite part of celebrating Thanksgiving?"   My favorite thing is to take a nap after eating. It’s one of my favorite holidays because it’s like Christmas but without the stress of presents. My favorite thing is to go o...

Students Take A Look At The Life Of Thomas Jefferson

Students Take A Look At The Life Of Thomas Jefferson

November 23, 2015


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Students from Mrs. Reaman's classes attended the Great Americans Day Citizenship Forum and Luncheon at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. There they learned about the American founding father, Thomas Jefferson, and some of his many great ideas. Thomas Jefferson was known for being the writer...

Bishop McCort’s boys soccer team falls short in penalty kicks

Bishop McCort’s boys soccer team falls short in penalty kicks

November 19, 2015


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The Bishop McCort soccer team went the farthest than any team has gone in the school's history. With Nick Spinelli leading the team through playoffs, the team's road to Hershey fell shy in penalty kicks (PK's) in the States Semi-Finals Tuesday night. The Crushers goalie, N. Spinelli, was facing shots...

NCYC

NCYC

Jordan Shesko

November 19, 2015


Filed under Student Life

NCYC, or National Catholic Youth Conference, offers high school students the opportunity to learn more about their Catholic faith along with other youth. This year’s event is held in Indianapolis; the students who are participating will travel there for a three day event form November 19-21. During...

Diocesan Multimedia Competition

Diocesan Multimedia Competition

Gianna Donate

November 19, 2015


Filed under News

On Monday the 16th McCort held the second round of the Diocesan Multimedia Competition for local grade schools. The students compete to inform the judges about a topic they get to choose and do a PowerPoint presentation on that topic. Lauren Dellett and Kaleigh Plank, both 8th grader from OMOS grade...

Multimedia Presentation

Multimedia Presentation

Abby Martin & Jenna Sbeitan, Journalists

November 17, 2015


Filed under Student Life

On Wednesday, November 4, students attended the annual Multimedia Presentation where three huge screens displayed clips from movies and showed real life stories to give the general theme of staying positive. One tear jerking story featured two basketball playing boys whose paths crossed when they...

The Challenge Program

The Challenge Program

Jordan Thomas

November 17, 2015


Filed under Student Life

This week Bishop McCort students had an assembly about the Challenge Program. The Challenge Program's mission is to motivate students, to encourage them to develop the skills they will need in the future, and to give them incentive to do so. Its goal is to form and grow business/education partnerships...

“Who Shot the Sheriff” Recap

“Who Shot the Sheriff” Recap

Madeline McKissick

November 17, 2015


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The Dinner Theatre "Who Shot the Sheriff" took place on November 13th and 14th in the new Bach Student Union, selling out both nights. Nothing less than success was the result of the drama club's third annual dinner theatre. Rave reviews praised the acting, food, and overall experience. "It was a...

Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night

November 17, 2015


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Monday night Bishop McCort held a PHEAA Financial Aid Night in the Auditorium. A guest speaker, Julie Fontana, spoke to families and students about how to receive financial aid and making it affordable. PHEAA is funded by the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Currently, the state budget is delaying...

Seniors Take Over the School for Lip Dub

Seniors Take Over the School for Lip Dub

Gianna Donate

November 13, 2015


Filed under Student Life

With no classes on Wednesday November 11th, the seniors took over the school. Senior Samantha Kuhne is making the 2016 senior class video. In addition to the video she also made a lip dub which is what the senior class filmed on Wednesday. Sam's reaction to the lip dub is "It was a really fun experience;...

Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade

Gianna Donate

November 13, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

On Wednesday November 11th, local marching bands and organizations participated in the parade to honor our Veterans. Some of the organizations included several girl scout troops,  local businesses, and local Vet troops. Local High School bands included Johnstown, Ferndale, and Westmont. There was also a new addition to the Bishop McCort color guard, Senior Josh Way. ...

District 6 Champions

District 6 Champions

November 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

Bishop McCort Soccer heads to states after winning District 6 on November 4 by defeating Westmont. Although Westmont had more shots than McCort, the Crushers found the back of the net twice. Alex Conahan's goal early in the game put Bishop McCort into the lead and the team went to halftime with...

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