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Turkey Bowl 2016

Savannah Collins

December 5, 2016

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

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

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...

Mercy Adds a New Dimension to Classwork

Mercy Adds a New Dimension to Classwork

Rose Johnson, Staff

December 7, 2015

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

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

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

 

National Honor Society Induction 2015

National Honor Society Induction 2015

Rose Johnson, Staff

October 27, 2015

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!”

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!”

Raquel Ramos and Deanna Stephen

March 16, 2015

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

       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

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

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.

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