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Mercy Adds a New Dimension to Classwork

Mercy Adds a New Dimension to Classwork

Rose Johnson, Staff

December 7, 2015


Filed under Clubs & Co-curriculars, School News

This year Mercy High School has invested in a new 3D printer called “The Cube.” This printer resides in room 120 and is crafted by a company named “Cubify.” Printers like our own, as well as others made by the company are even being used in the popular TV show, Project Runway. 3D printers are...

Mercy v. IND Fundraiser

Mercy v. IND Fundraiser

Kaitlyn LeCompte-Roy, Staff

December 4, 2015


Filed under School News

This year the Mercy community is celebrating the 50-year-long rivalry between Mercy and IND. This year's student fundraiser is for each student to sell at least five tickets to "The Game". Students are encouraged to sell t-shirts for the game and the design is being used by both Mercy and IND. "The Game"...

Young Writers Visit Mercy

Staff

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...

Halloween 2015

Halloween 2015

Lauren Wallace, Staff

November 10, 2015


Filed under School News, Slideshow

 

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!”

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!”

Raquel Ramos and Deanna Stephen

March 16, 2015


Filed under Features, School News

Christina McDonough York College of Pennsylvania Majoring in Nursing Club Sports She chose this college because it's close to home and has a good nursing program "I play soccer, basketball, and lacrosse."   Molly Tobias Kennesaw State University Division I Women's Lacr...

The Timeless Circle of Seniors: A Retreat Reflection

Deanna Stephen

March 13, 2015


Filed under School News

       Girls from Mercy's senior class embarked in a two- day retreat experience at the O'Dwyer Retreat House, known to many confirmation goers and Catholic community members as a place for personal reflection and bonding with peers. Our class left for the adventurous excursion, sleeping bags in ...

The Social Justice Society

Samantha Harvey and Sarah Sudlow

February 9, 2015


Filed under Clubs & Co-curriculars, School News

Can my voice be heard amidst the crowd? Are there people willing to understand my concerns—my opinions? Can social issues be discussed civilly?

Clash Day Extravaganza

Clash Day Extravaganza

Deanna Stephen

February 8, 2015


Filed under School News, Slideshow

As part of the annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week, Mercy girls participated in a clash day event on Wednesday. The school community indulged in a day of artfully awful clothing combinations and plenty of laughs.

Global Solidarity Day

Deanna Stephen

December 1, 2014


Filed under School News, Uncategorized

On Thursday, November 20th students and faculty of Mercy High School took part in Global Solidarity Day, a day of school wide reflection on the current conditions of society worldwide; the annual event emphasizes the part that we play in improving humankind. The day’s events commenced as Mercy g...

Year of the Yearbook

Year of the Yearbook

Kayla Smith, Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under School News

“Mercy & Me” is the theme for this year’s yearbook with a sub-theme of “Be the change you want to see.” The Garnet yearbook team wants to focus on all of the changes happening in the school community and the effect that students have on campus. Our goal is to make an incredible yearbook...

Project Pink

Project Pink

Daria Ross and Kayla Smith

October 24, 2014


Filed under School News, Slideshow

Ms. Sherry Bossle says that "Breast Cancer Awareness Week started off small and has over the years morphed into what it is now. It grew from educating the class to educating the school." The Women and Health class plans everything that goes into this week. The main reason Ms. Bossle started this was...

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