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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....

Inflation is at It’s highest rate in four years

Inflation is at It’s highest rate in four years

David Ozeck

February 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Inflation is currently on the rise in the United States and is driving the biggest price increases seen in over four years. Inflation in January rose by .6 percent, this is the highest one month increase since February 2013,  according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The price of gasoline has helped...

Five Crusher Wrestlers Will Be Participating in the PIAA Southwest Regional at IUP

Five Crusher Wrestlers Will Be Participating in the PIAA Southwest Regional at IUP

Samantha Garlesky

February 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

Five Crusher Wrestlers Will Be Participating in the PIAA Southwest Regional at IUP they are: 106 - Kaden Cassidy; 113 - Sebastian Kekich; 132 - Carnell Andrews; 195 - Anthony Walters; 220 - Josiah Jones.  The top six wrestlers in each weight class will advance to the PIAA Championships in Hershey o...

Matt Petrosky

Matt Petrosky

Boston Bradley and Brenden Lavely

February 24, 2017


Filed under News, Spotlight Athletes

Week 4: Matt Petrosky    This weeks spotlight shines down 6,4 Junior power forward Mathew Petrosky. Matt participates in golf and basketball here at McCort. Matt and the Crimson Crushers basketball team currently sit at 18 and 4 after finishing the season with a 74 to 64 win over the Som...

Prom Fashion Show

Prom Fashion Show

Emily King and Breonna Hoffman

February 24, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

This past Sunday, February 19th, the senior members of l'Education en Vogue put on a Prom Fashion Show to raise money for children in destitute countries. The senior member girls modeled stunning dresses from David's Bridal located in Altoona and M'Kaysha's Bridal in Greensburg. While the boys modele...

Lucas Walkowski (’12)

Lucas Walkowski (’12)

James Irwin and Karson Helsel

February 23, 2017


Filed under Where Are They Now?

This week, we investigated the busy life of alumnus Lucas Walkowski from the Bishop McCort class of 2012. Walkowski departed Bishop McCort High School in 2012 with an impressive record. Primarily, the tie aficionado dedicated the bulk of his time to the school's theatre department, earning paramount...

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...

Bishop McCort Hockey Takes Down Undefeated Franklin Regional

Bishop McCort Hockey Takes Down Undefeated Franklin Regional

Noah Mastovich and Courtlyn Ramach

February 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, February 22nd, Bishop McCort's Crusher hockey team took on Franklin Regional High School at the Center Ice Arena in Delmont, PA. Prior to this game, Franklin Regional was undefeated with a record of 16-0. Bishop McCort, with a record of 12-5, ended Franklin Regional's 16 game streak. The...

Lady Crushers Dominate the Bulldogs

Lady Crushers Dominate the Bulldogs

February 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Wednesday night the Lady Crusher's Basketball Team hosted the Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs in the Quarterfinal round of District 6 AA playoffs. The Crushers came out with a slow start, trailing 6-0 after the first minute. After gaining the lead back, they never trailed again. The final score was 63-41....

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...

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