Where Mercy Girls Become Women of Mercy

Harsh Named National Merit Commended Student

Mercy High senior, Claire Harsh, has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

These students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the…

Food Sale Benefits Negotiated Tuition

Each fall Mercy has a food sale to help fund negotiated tuition. There are only a few days until orders are due. Red Wheel frozen food provides a variety of items from appetizers, to entrees, to desserts. New products this year include a breakfast burrito and a cherry braid.

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Illuminating Catherine McAuley’s Legacy

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The Mercy Day celebration is an annual event that celebrates the day that the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, Mother Catherine McAuley, opened her House of Mercy in Dublin. This year’s senior play shone a light on…

2015 Mercy Day Features Homage to Alumnae

Mercy High School’s Mercy Day, September 24, is the annual event that celebrates the day that the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, Mother Catherine McAuley, opened her house in Dublin. The celebration includes a Mass and a program by seniors educating other students about McAuley’s life. A highlight…

Rooney Named Mercy’s Financial Director

 

Tim Rooney has been appointed Financial Director for Mercy High School effective September 30.  In that role he will assist in planning, organizing, directing and managing the overall financial and business functions of the school to assure its financial well-being. He will also serve as cash manager and investment…

Students Receive JDRF Award

The Mercy Softball and Cross Country teams who volunteered at this year’s JDRF One Walk received special awards from the organization on September 15. They helped set a record for the enrolling the most new diabetes advocates in the country, 814 with 4,500 walkers. Advocates work to secure funding…

Rosenthal Named to Mayor’s Commission

Senior Mikayla Rosenthal has been named to Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s Youth Advisory Commission (MYAC) for 2015-2016. The purpose of the commission is to help students acquire a greater knowledge of and appreciation of the American political system, provide the mayor with youth perspective and serve the Omaha youth…

Show Choir Camp Oct. 10

Mercy High School’s Treblemakers are sponsoring a show choir camp for girls in 4th through 8th grades at the school located at 1501 S. 48th St. Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the program includes learning to sing and dance and costs $25 with lunch included.

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23 Extraordinary Ministers Recognized

The largest group ever, 23 Mercy High seniors, were recognized as mandated Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) on September 10 at a special recognition Mass. The group nominated themselves based on qualifications outlined by the Archdiocese such as understanding of faith and ministry, a generosity of spirit and…

Alumnae Admires Radicalness of McAuley

 

Perseverant, compassionate, obedient, focused and open to new opportunities—these are all qualities that Margaret “Molly” Collins Beran ’97 admired in Catherine McAuley. Catherine’s life, to this day, inspires the successful Omaha physician, wife and mother.

“Catherine was a radical and her own person. She ran into a great deal of…