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Got Milk?

Got Milk?

Heather Shanty, Author

February 21, 2018

Not all milks are created equal! Olivia Barry ‘20, Analisa Gusmano ‘20, Sara Matvey ‘20, and I decided to try a variety of milks including canned coconut milk, canned evaporated milk, soy milk, and almond milk and judged them based on taste, consistency, and quality of pairing with chocolate chip...

Mercy IND Game

Mercy IND Game

Lauren Wallace, Coordinating Editor

February 14, 2018

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...

Spice up Your Meals! 3 Recipes That’ll Make Your Mouth Water

Spice up Your Meals! 3 Recipes That’ll Make Your Mouth Water

Heather Shanty

January 24, 2018

If you’re looking for fun recipes, look no further! Here are three creative treats from Mercy students themselves to spice up a  regular meal. The first recipe is Analisa Gusmano’s Cinammon Roll Casserole recipe. “This recipe is a really fun one to either make on your own or with your family,”...

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry

Kayla-Marie Cumberbatch, Author

January 24, 2018

Elsa is a seven-year-old girl who is not like the typical seven year old. Her grandmother is a seventy years old and crazy. Not only is she the neighbourhood crazy lady, she is Elsa’s best and only friend. But when her grandmother dies, she seeks refuge in the Land-of Almost- Awake, the imaginar...

A Look Back: The Homecoming Date Debacle

A Look Back: The Homecoming Date Debacle

Maya Kempf-Harris, Author

December 11, 2017

On October 13th, 2017, Mercy High School Baltimore held its third annual homecoming dance. The theme was Friday the Thirteenth, and many of the girls were looking forward to a night spent dancing and having fun with their friends. The morning of the day of the dance, an email was sent out to students...

The Poetry Corner

October 27, 2016

The Issue A Response to “Seventeen Magazine” by Ellen Hagan You won’t be able to stop comparing yourself to others This year, be bold, shy, smart, dumb! How far must a girl go to fit in? Nice body, nice personality, nice face How far must a girl go? Fit in? Confidence, overconfidence,...

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