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A Guide to Sophomore year

Mrs Coyle  Mrs Coyle teaches both Honors English 10 and English 10. She is the only sophomore English teacher. She is particular about your MLA but many Mercy graduates have said how much this helped them in college. After taking her class, MLA will be ingrained in your brain and your

The Future of Snow Days

COVID-19 has changed many things about our school days, not the least of which has been snow days. It is not unusual for Nebraska to have bitterly cold and snowy winters, ensuring that the students of Nebraska get a couple snow days a year. However, with the advent of online learning,

Education at Mercy in the Covid Era

This year has brought many challenges, not the least of which being how to stay safe during Covid while also providing a good education for students. The question of what to do about Covid in school is one that has plagued school officials since the beginning of the pandemic. Like schools

The Faculty Retreat

By Jane Hearn and Clare Coniglio Every year, sometime after Christmas, Mercy students are given a day off. A day, we’re told, for the faculty retreat. Besides the obvious of a day off what is the faculty retreat and what do the teachers do at it? This is a question that many