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Footlighters VS COVID

November 2, 2020

Coronavirus has changed everyone's life drastically. From only having school online to social distance circles in stores, there's no doubt about it. We can definitely see a change in the Mercy community....

Wrapping Up the Year…55 Years Ago

June 1, 1965 edition
May 20, 2020

Here’s a look at one of the last editions of the Shield during Mercy’s 1965 school year. For more Shield throwbacks, click here. The Shield staff wishes that you all have a great rest of the school...

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

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...

On This Day in History…

March 23, 1964 edition
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.    

Mercy’s Generous Donation to the Hoffberger Breast Center!

Mercy’s Generous Donation to the Hoffberger Breast Center!
December 16, 2019

“On Tuesday, December 10, the Sophomore Women in Medicine students delivered a check for $650.00 to the Hoffberger Breast Center. The money was collected throughout the month of October and included...

November Club Happenings!

November Club Happenings!
November 13, 2019

Ensemble Players- “We’re playing Christmas music at Savage Mill Mall on December 1 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Feel free to come on down to support us! We’re also continuing to prepare for the Christmas...

2019 Halloween Bonanza!

Brooke R. '20, Liv B. '20, Kelley S. '20, Emily R.'21, and Emily L.'22 as the Scoops Troop from Stranger Things
November 6, 2019

Here are some of the best costumes from the Halloween dress down day 2019! Visit Mercy high school's Facebook account (@mercyhighschoolbaltimore) or Instagram account (@mercybaltimore) to see more...

Before the Curtain Opens: Behind the Scenes of Steel Magnolias

Truvy’s Beauty Parlor
November 4, 2019

On the weekend of October 25, Mercy’s Footlighters put on a modern take on the 1987 classic Steel Magnolias, a play that follows a group of six women— Truvy, M’Lynn, Shelby, Annelle, Ouiser, and...

Introducing Dr. Sullivan!

Introducing Dr. Sullivan!
November 4, 2019

Meet one of the many new additions to this year’s teaching staff, Dr. John Sullivan! Dr. Sullivan comes to Mercy with teaching experience from Georgia Southern University, Georgia State, and Spellman...

Presenting the New Assistant Athletic Director!

Presenting the New Assistant Athletic Director!
October 10, 2019

...and the new field hockey coach, environmental science teacher, and Physical Education II teacher for the 2019-2020 school year! Ms. Sarah Dennison came to Mercy High School from McDaniel College in...

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

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...

“What the Mercy Ring Means to Me” by Dasha Robinson

“What the Mercy Ring Means to Me” by Dasha Robinson
October 9, 2019

“At the ripe age of 5, during my kindergarten graduation, I said something bold and daring. As I stood there in my pint sized cap and gown, I waited patiently, with enough nerves to fill the entire room,...

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