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How to Get Rid of Pregame Jitters

    As an athlete, there have been multiple occasions where I was very nervous to play in a game. Whether it was something my coach told me or the team we were up against looked intimidating, pregame jitters always hit me right before the game. There are also multiple ways

Thankful for the Little Things

Two weeks ago, I was going to school every day and senioritis was kicking in hard core. The days were running together, I didn’t want to do my work, and I was even late to school because I just couldn’t drag myself out of bed. Now, I would give anything

A Bronx Tale

Sometimes, the best things in life are unexpected. When I walked into the Orpheum a couple of weeks ago to see the musical A Bronx Tale, I was excited. I went into the theater blind, not knowing anything about the show or having listened to any of the music. This

How to Study For a Test

As a high school student, I have learned that studying is very important to besuccessful in high school. Studying, especially for tests, is my least favorite thing to do, but I have found ways to do it in a relaxing, non-boring way. First, you have to stay relaxed and focused. Stressing

Frustration on the Court

If you have ever played competitive club sports, you’ll be able to relate to what I’m about to say.  Imagine playing as hard as you can only to have your teammates throw all of your hard work away. This has happened to me many times during my club volleyball season. 

Snow Day Fun

Have you ever been home on day in the winter and not known what to do? Well, here are some fun ideas of things you can do. Go Ice Skating: Grab a couple of friends and hit up the ice skating rinks in Omaha. With a wide variety of rinks ranging

How To Be The Best Advent Angel

December has arrived, which means it’s time for the Advent Angels to be secretly roaming the halls delivering presents. Each year the girls who wish to participate in Advent Angels write up a list of a few of their favorite things. The list, along with the girl’s name, is put

Embracing History: Spirit Week!

In light of Spirit Week and especially our blast from the past theme this year, it is common to find ourselves reminiscing on past themes. Mercy has touched base with almost everything from summer camp, underwater, Disney, and even salad dressing. Follow along as I recap the last four Spirit

Five TV Shows and Movies to Binge During Thanksgiving Break

As the holiday season is nearing, I have created a list of 5 shows and movies I highly recommend watching. What better time to start binging than over Thanksgiving break. Nadine in ”The Edge of Seventeen” The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Even though this show has a spooky and Halloween themed title,

Save The Bees— Guest Blog

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of insects? Is it a creepy bug with long legs and multiple tiny eyes? Most people nowadays tend to have a negative view towards insects and ignore how critical their survival is to our own. While not