The Shield

Heather Shanty
Heather Shanty is a senior at Mercy High School. She is a member of Footlighters, Ethics Team, the Shield, Women in Medicine, and Social Justice Society. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, dancing, volunteering, attempting to play the ukulele and the drums, and watching excessive amounts of TV. Heather does not know where the next chapter of her life will take her, but she hopes she never loses her passion for writing and journalism.

Heather Shanty, Editor

May 20, 2020
Wrapping Up the Year…55 Years Ago (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
The Evolution of the Epidemic: How an Outbreak of Disease Becomes an Outbreak of Bigotry (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
“What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” by Mercy’s Humanities Teachers (Pt. 2!) (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
“What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?” By Mercy’s STEM Teachers (Pt. 1!) (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
On This Day in History… (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
Mercy’s Generous Donation to the Hoffberger Breast Center! (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
November Club Happenings! (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Before the Curtain Opens: Behind the Scenes of Steel Magnolias (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Introducing Dr. Sullivan! (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
“What the Mercy Ring Means to Us” by the Class of 2020 (Story)
May 28, 2019
Saying Goodbye to Ms. Gerwin (Story)
May 08, 2019
The Sophs Get Personal: Personal Projects! (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Let’s Get Ethical!- Mercy Students Participate in the Regional Ethics Bowl (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Mercy’s Fundraiser- All in Good Fun? (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
The Influence of Influenza: Get Your Flu Shot Now! (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Halloween Pictures 2018 (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Stress Relief: Staying Mindful of Mindfulness (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Amerigo ‘Round The World (Story)
May 14, 2018
Smoothies and Milkshakes to Make Your Summer Sweet (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
The Magic Behind Black Mirror- What Makes the Show So Enticing (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Milk Taste Test (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Got Milk? (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Spice up Your Meals! 3 Recipes That’ll Make Your Mouth Water (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
Meet the Meatless (Story)
Sep 27, 2017
Freshman Welcome Day 2017 (Story)
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