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“What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” by Mercy’s Humanities Teachers (Pt. 2!)

“What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” by Mercy’s Humanities Teachers (Pt. 2!)

Heather Shanty, Editor

March 23, 2020

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is among the most popular questions asked by relatives, strangers, and relatives who may as well have been strangers, alike. Having had a rehearsed answer since I was able to talk, I could still never meet this question without an inkling of apprehension....

“What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” By Mercy’s STEM Teachers (Pt. 1!)

“What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” By Mercy’s STEM Teachers (Pt. 1!)

Heather Shanty, Editor

March 23, 2020

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is among the most popular questions asked by relatives, strangers, and relatives who may as well have been strangers, alike. Having had a rehearsed answer since I was able to talk, I could still never meet this question without an inkling of apprehension....

On This Day in History…

On This Day in History…

Heather Shanty, Editor

March 23, 2020

Check out what Mercy’s students were up on March 23, 1964— 56 years ago on this day! For more throwbacks from The Shield, click here.    

“What the Mercy Ring Means to Us” by the Class of 2020

“What the Mercy Ring Means to Us” by the Class of 2020

Heather Shanty, Editor

October 9, 2019

Happy belated Ring Day from the Shield! In this installment of “Between the Bells,” we asked some of our seniors to share their ring speech ideas and describe what the Mercy ring means to them. Read the winning Ring Day speech here.

Things Unseen

Things Unseen

Kayla-Marie Cumberbatch, Staff

May 8, 2019

Hosted by Mercy High School on May 2nd and organized by senior Kristin Rekus, who’s art was also featured in the show, the Things Unseen art show displayed a number of pieces that have been submitted by the students. The pieces displayed included collages, drawings, paintings, photography, and prints. All...

53rd Big Game

53rd Big Game

Cassidy Roberts, Staff

February 27, 2019

The Mercy vs Institute of Notre Dame Game has been a very long tradition for our school. This game originated back in 1967, when they were the pregame for the Baltimore Bullets. The Baltimore Bullets was a basketball team we used to have, located in what is now the Royal Farms Arena. These games ...

Halloween Pictures 2018

Halloween Pictures 2018

Heather Shanty, Author

November 4, 2018

Mercy students and staff showed out this Halloween with creative costumes like Despicable Me’s Vector, Bob Ross’s paintings, and characters from Phineas and Ferb. Check out these costumes and more below!

Seniors Before Sweaters

Savannah Collins, Co-Editor

September 27, 2018

With Senior Unity Week under way, we at the Shield would like to take a trip down memory lane. Here's a gallery of the Class of 2019 before they were the seniors we know today!

Milk Taste Test

Heather Shanty, Author

February 21, 2018

Mercy IND Game

Mercy IND Game

Lauren Wallace, Coordinating Editor

February 14, 2018

The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel & Gretel

Lauren Wallace, Staff

February 27, 2017

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