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Mercy High School Names New Board Members

Mercy High School has announced that Nicole M. Hahn Jesse, ‘80 and co-owner of La Casa Pizzaria and Robert M. Gonderinger, member and officer of Croker, Huck, Kasher, DeWitt, Anderson & Gonderinger, L.L.C., have been named to the School’s Board of Directors. Jesse is a graduate and parent of…

Theatre Teacher Named to National Leadership Team

Mercy High School’s Angela Dashner, director of Theatre, has been selected to the national leadership team for the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA). The national nonprofit organization has as its mission shaping lives through theatre education by: honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers…

Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall

The outlet mall is so much fun! I went out there a while ago with my dad to buy some things and ended up buying Christmas presents for my mom, sister, and brother- all of it being unplanned. It’s amazing to be able to visit stores with mass amounts…

Mission Week 2014

Mercy students receive beyond excellent educations and make memories that last a lifetime. So, why shouldn’t every child be so lucky? In Sudan, poverty and lack of education is a serious problem that many Mercy schools in the United States are trying to solve through mission week. Mission week…

Spring Break

Spring break could not come at a better time. These past few weeks have been jammed full of tests, papers, and projects. My plans for spring break are not much more exciting than these past two weeks. Like most teenagers, I have a job. Due to extracurricular activities, I…

April Fool’s Day Pranks

The best April Fool’s joke that I remember from my childhood was from my father. It was an early Saturday morning, and my father invited my siblings and I to a concert. This concert was from one of my favorite artists. We were very excited. He strongly insisted that…

A Teenage Driving Experience

Driving is interesting, to say the least. My first experience driving was on Thanksgiving of last year. We were at my grandparents’ house out in the country, and I had been nagging my parents to let me try and drive. So they finally agreed to let me, since there…

Students Utilize Social Media

It is no question that social media has a huge impact on the lives of high school students everywhere. Students tend to spend a lot of their time on websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram.  All of these websites not only allow students to communicate with…

A Lenten Reflection

Lent is often times viewed as a bitter sweet time for Catholics. On one hand Lent means that Spring is coming and the weather is starting to get better. For students it is also the time where the end of the year is within reach. On the other hand…

Students Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Since I am a freshman, this is the first time I got to spend Catholic School’s Week with Mercy. Each day of Catholic School’s Week there was something special. On Monday we had a casual day and the teachers put on a skit telling the students what we’d be…