Where Mercy Girls Become Women of Mercy

Easter Preparations

Lent is a great time for looking into your life. You can sit and think about what you need to give up, or you can go to Reconciliation which is even better than giving up chocolate. Mercy was supposed to have Reconciliation services each day this week through Theology…

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

As an Irish dancer, March is one of the busiest times of the year. The first show of the season was March 2, at the Catholic Charities Irish Fest. From then on, we performed at schools, churches, pubs, street parties, on TV, and in the parade. The parade is…

Ready for Spring

The spring sports seasons are starting up again. Tryouts and practices have been going great with many new freshmen faces and returning players. The soccer teams are looking great and even scoring goals with their heads! The runners and throwers have been training on and off the track. This…

Words of Wisdom for Next Year’s Freshmen

The new school year is coming soon. But for all you incoming freshman, don’t be scared! Just make sure to stay organized. It will really help. And be prepared for all the crazy traditions you will discover we have here at Mercy. Also, don’t be nervous to talk to…

Poverty Awareness Week and Mission Week

Well, it’s that time of year again: Mission Week 2013.  It is a week where our goal is to raise money for a certain mission; this year, we are trying to build a school in Sudan. While we have plenty of fun during the week, like duct-taping our Dean…

Gearing Up for Fourth Quarter

As much as everyone is excited that we are almost done with the year, we still have to keep ourselves on track academically in the fourth quarter. This can be done by making flashcards, color-coding notes, and staying off the internet as much as possible. Facebook and other sites…

Class Retreats

In October of 2012, I, along with the rest of the wonderful class of 2013, went to Saint Leo’s for our annual Retreat. The theme of the day what we were taking with us on our journey beyond high school, but also what we were going to leave behind. …