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Global Solidarity Day

Deanna Stephen

December 1, 2014

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

“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

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...

Meet Ms. Merida

Meet Ms. Merida

Deanna Stephen, Editor

October 6, 2014

Ms. Mary Lou Merida is an educator among the myriad of new faculty members who have joined the Mercy community this year. Ms. Merida is a graduated Mercy girl herself and also has developed quite an expansive Mercy connection throughout the years, ranging from her mother’s attendance at Mount St. Agnes...

Meet Mr. Nick Gill

Meet Mr. Nick Gill

Kayla Smith, Editor

October 1, 2014

If one Googles Nick Gill an article from Pipeline Soccer Club shows up. The adjectives in the article describe him as knowledgeable, committed, dedicated, enthusiastic, and passionate. These words have come from students Mr. Gill has coached and trained over the years, from schools such as Calvert Hall, Mc...

Meet Ms. Caitlin McKay

Meet Ms. Caitlin McKay

Daria Ross

October 1, 2014

To Ms. Caitlin McKay it is easy to recruit girls to attend Mercy because she knows the school from a Mercy girl perspective. A 2011 graduate, Ms. McKay was most involved in athletics during her time at Mercy. She played volleyball, basketball, was vice president of the Girls’ Athletic Association (GAA),...

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