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Monthly Club Updates

Monthly Club Updates
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Meg Kennedy, Staff

November 6, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Co-curriculars, Uncategorized

Monthly updates for Mercy High School's clubs and organizations!

Mercy Open House 2017

Mercy Open House 2017

Savannah Collins, Staff

November 2, 2017


Filed under School News

Open House this year occurs on October 28th. Prospective students from a variety of schools in Maryland (and occasionally Pennsylvania) come to experience Mercy High School. Faculty, staff, and student ambassadors come to help put a shining light on Mercy and provide the best experience for potent...

Mercy 5K Run and Magic Mile Family Fun Walk

Mercy 5K Run and Magic Mile Family Fun Walk

Julia Shovan

October 10, 2017


Filed under School News

The Mercy 5K Run and Magic Mile Family Fun Walk is an annual event sponsored by the Mercy Alumnae Association and Charm City Run. Volunteers and racers alike woke up early on Saturday, September 16, and gathered outside of Mercy High School in the crisp morning air. While waiting for the race to start, ...

Mercy Day/Ring Day

Mercy Day/Ring Day

Meg Kennedy and Kaitlyn Le Compte-Roy

October 2, 2017


Filed under School News

Friday, September 22nd 2017 was a memorable day for the class of 2018. Years of waiting and counting had finally ended. The day began with mass in the auditorium, excitement brewing among the all of the seniors, waiting to join the collection of other Mercy Girls who wear the bright garnet ring. Down...

Sophomore Pin Dance 2017

Savannah Collins

April 24, 2017


Filed under School News

Sophomore Pin Dance is an annual dance attended and planned by the sophomore class. Every year the dance has a different theme which is presented and voted on by the sophomore class. This year, the theme chosen by the Class of 2019 was "A Night in Hollywood". All of the components of the Pin Dance are...

Herstory Banquet

Herstory Banquet

Sara Matvey

March 27, 2017


Filed under School News

On Wednesday, March 8th, the freshmen held the annual Herstory Banquet. It was a fun day filled with great fun and fun activities. The banquet is set in Florence, Italy in the 1500's. Students were assigned an influential woman, such as Marie Curie and Pocahontas. Mr. Daniel Munns and Ms. Kath...

Women in Medicine

Sara Matvey

March 6, 2017


Filed under School News

On Tuesday March 28, 2017 seniors in the Women in Medicine program will give presentations about what they learned at Mercy Medical Center. The presenting seniors are Nicole Flegel, Mary Ellen Jasinski, and Catherine Zuzarte. Nicole Flegel will be presenting "Cancer: The Emotional Rollercoaster". Mary...

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...

Women in Technology

Women in Technology

Sara Matvey

February 6, 2017


Filed under School News

Women in Technology is one of Mercy's four programs and is the newest of the bunch. The program was started four years ago when the class of 2017 were freshmen. Members of this program show interest in various fields of technology including cyber security and computer programming. It allows for students...

Turkey Bowl 2016

Savannah Collins

December 5, 2016


Filed under Athletics, School News

The Turkey Bowl, an annual football game played between Calvert Hall College and Loyola Blakefield High School is a tradition that began 97 years ago in the year 1919. The game is now held in the home of the Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank Stadium in downtown Baltimore. The game is often broadcast live...

Grace Rappazzo’s Ring Day Speech

Grace Rappazzo’s Ring Day Speech

October 27, 2016


Filed under School News

What My Mercy Ring Means to Me To be honest, I’m not entirely sure what I was expecting when I stepped into this school, almost four years ago now. I was like an inch shorter, basically a baby popped from the oven that is middle school, dressed in a brand new white blouse but with a hand-me-down...

Mercy Field Day 2016

Mercy Field Day 2016

Savannah Collins, Staff

May 2, 2016


Filed under School News

Field Day season just wrapped up at Mercy High! This time of year, all four classes compete to be the Field Day champions. The classes voted for their themes. The senior theme was "Around the World in 16 Days." The junior theme was "Disney Channel Juniors." The sophomore theme was "Sophomores in...

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