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The Footlighters’ Newest Performance

The Footlighters’ Newest Performance

Meg Kennedy, Staff

February 6, 2017

Filed under Arts, Clubs & Co-curriculars, School News

Mercy's theatre group, The Footlighters, have been hard at work to prepare for their newest performance of  "The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel". This new age play puts a twist on the well known fairytale "Hansel and Gretel" with new characters like Streptococcus the fairy god...

The Poetry Corner

October 27, 2016

Filed under Arts, Showcase

The Issue A Response to “Seventeen Magazine” by Ellen Hagan You won’t be able to stop comparing yourself to others This year, be bold, shy, smart, dumb! How far must a girl go to fit in? Nice body, nice personality, nice face How far must a girl go? Fit in? Confidence, overconfidence,...

Young Writers Visit Mercy


November 20, 2015

Filed under Arts, School News

She was the first one in the classroom, sitting primly, her hands clasped beneath the student desk, her only sign of nervousness coming, perhaps, when her hand swept her long, straight-cut hair behind her. Another student arrived in a white hoodie, slinging the burden of her backpack to the floor and...

Behind the Scenes of Dance Troupe

Kayla Smith, Editor

October 24, 2014

Filed under Arts

When the audience sees Dance Troupe perform at the school preview, they see the product of hours of hard work and dedication. Dance Troupe prepares for the concert at the start of the school year with technical training; the troupers focus on how to properly execute flawless movements on stage. The goal...

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