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Club Happenings!

Club Happenings!

Savannah Collins, Co-Editor

October 17, 2018

At Mercy High School, we offer a multitude of clubs and after-school activities. Here are some updates on some of the clubs we have to offer, as well as some descriptions of what each club does:   Book Club "Our first Book Club meeting of the school year was on Tuesday, September 28. Du...

Welcoming Ms. Fierro!

Welcoming Ms. Fierro!

Grace La Count, Author

October 8, 2018

Mercy High School welcomed history teacher Ms. Denise Fierro at the beginning of this year and so far she is having a “magical” experience with us! Ms. Fierro previously taught at the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Baltimore, MD, for eight months and St. Edwards School in Los Angeles, CA, for seventeen...

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!! Here is How Much SNOW we Might Get

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!! Here is How Much SNOW we Might Get

Sara Matvey, Staff

October 1, 2018

If you are anything like me, after the first day of school, you are ready for a break. Between getting up early and going to sleep late I lose my mind when I don't get enough sleep. To add on to my decreased sleep hours, I recently got my first job, which I am sure my fellow Juniors and Seniors can agree...

Amerigo ‘Round The World

Amerigo ‘Round The World

Heather Shanty, Author

October 1, 2018

The new Mercy division of the Amerigo program is a unique experience that allows students from around the world to partake in an American education and immerse themselves in American culture. The program extends to even after high school, as this exposure to a different education gives students increa...

Casino Homecoming Theme

Casino Homecoming Theme

Maya Kempf-Harris, Author, Editor

September 28, 2018

While some students may be disheartened by the new regulations on music at dances, Student Council is hoping that one of their possible homecoming themes will convince you to still attend. On the morning of September 18, an email was sent out to the student body with a link to a homecoming theme surve...

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!

Field Day 2018 Slideshow

Field Day 2018 Slideshow

Lauren Wallace and Kayla-Marie Cumberbatch

April 18, 2018

College Life: Interview with Grace Rappazzo

College Life: Interview with Grace Rappazzo

Julia Shovan, Author

March 5, 2018

This year, the shield staff decided to begin a SoundCloud podcast. In December, I talked to 2017 graduate Grace Rappazzo about her experience as a freshman year college student. Here is a transcript of my interview with her. Feel free to read along while you listen at https://soundcloud.com/user-121033327 JS: Hi everyone, my name is Julia Shovan, I’m a senio...

Mercy’s Robotics Team… Yes, We Have One!

Mercy’s Robotics Team…           Yes, We Have One!

Sara Matvey, Staff

March 5, 2018

This year Ms. Melinda Johnson started Mercy’s newest club, the Robotics Team. Robotics meets on Mondays after school until 4:30. The Robotics Team’s room is 218 B. The room is filled with partially made robots and parts. The floor has a metal arena filled with foam balls that fully built and pro...

Annual Father’s Club Basketball Game

Annual Father’s Club Basketball Game

Kayla-Marie Cumberbatch, Author

February 12, 2018

On Sunday, January 28th, the annual Father’s club basketball game between the fathers of students of Mercy and The Institute of Norte Dame took place. The two teams fought their hardest for the win, but sadly the father’s of IND took the win this year. With more planning and practices, I’m confident...

Twin Day Pictures Spirit Week 2018

Twin Day Pictures Spirit Week 2018

Meg Kennedy & Julia Shovan, Staff

January 31, 2018

In order to celebrate Spirit Week and The Big Game this Friday, the Mercy community picked out their favorite matching outfits and dressed like a friend. Here are some pictures from Twin Day 2018!

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