March 4, 2020
Sections
  • Transition Information
  • Academics
  • Student Life
  • Business Office
  • Important Dates
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Transition Information
Please check Mercy’s  Transition Information Page  for the latest, up-to-date information to help ease your transition to another local high school.
Please Let Schools Know if You are No Longer Interested

We are grateful to our partner high schools for putting substantial amounts of time and great effort into evaluating the applications of each of our Mercy students. Out of courtesy to our partner high schools, please contact their admissions offices if you are not accepting their invitation to enroll.
Athletic Transfer Eligibility Procedures

Mercy’s Athletics Page has updated information about how to transfer for the Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters. Please be mindful that it is CCS’s objective to get these student-athletes out on the field/court as soon as possible, but they will need time for these transfers to process.  

Contact Pam Alano, Athletics Director, palano@mercyhs.org
Academics
Mid-Semester Progress Reports - Mar. 13

It’s been a challenging semester with many of our girls out of school shadowing. The second half of this semester is expected to be calmer now that decisions have been made about next year's high school placements.

Please remind your daughters that their grades matter for next year. Progress Reports will be available on Portal on Friday, March 13. 
 
 
Contact Marianne Delaporte, Dean of Academics, mdelaporte@mercyhs.org
Intersession 2020

Intersession Week 2020 is off to a successful start with students traveling to visit iconic cities, potential colleges, and discovering treasures and adventures closer to home. This special, week-long out of classroom experience offers Mercy students a range of educational experiences that faculty and staff designed to enhance student engagement in the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy while supplementing classroom lessons. These educational adventures range in location, from on-campus, local, overnight, local/overnight hybrid, to continental U.S. travel options. Intersession week is a valuable part of a Mercy student’s high school career, with our seniors having experienced it twice in their four years. This week is when students meet new friends, build community, and learn about themselves. 
 
View the gallery and see what Mercy girls are up to this week!

Student Life
Spring Musical: Mamma Mia!

Tickets on Sale Now

Showtimes:
  • Mar. 27-28, 7 p.m.
  • Apr. 3-4, 7 p.m.
  • Apr. 5, 2 p.m.

We Continue Our Vigilance Against Flu, Cold, and Coronavirus 

To prevent widespread flu in school, we recommend that your child stay home from school if they are experiencing flu-like symptoms. 

Consider keeping your student at home if she has any of the following symptoms:
  • Very stuffy or runny nose and/or cough
  • Mild sore throat
  • Headache
  • Stomach ache

Students should not be sent to school if they have any of the following symptoms: 
  • Fever greater than 101 degrees (your child may return to school only after his or her temperature has been below 100 degrees for 24 hours)
  • Vomiting (even once) or diarrhea
  • General feelings of fatigue, discomfort, weakness or muscle aches, chills
  • Frequent wet or croupy (seal-like) cough

Mercy High School will continue to check the Department of Public Health website and provide updates as needed. 

Contact Raquel Oliva-Gomez, Dean of Students, roliva-gomez@mercyhs.org
Athletics Updates
 

Winter Sports Awards Banquet - Mar. 18

Save the date for Mercy's Winter Sports Awards Banquet on Wednesday, March 18. More information is forthcoming. 


A Message from Coach Susan Sall:
Mercy 5k Meetups 
Students, families, teachers, staff, and friends are all invited to a couple of Mercy community meet up events as we take some time for our health and well-being. There are two 5k (3.1 mile) runs coming up in the next few months and it would be a great chance for everyone to enjoy being outside together. We meet before the run to wish each other luck and then post-run to celebrate.
 
If you haven't run before, no problem! I have posted a blue folder in Barrett Hall with a training plan that will take you from 'Couch to 5k' by doing a combo of running and walking! Just check off the workouts starting next Monday, and you'll be ready. If you have run before, and would like to have a list of workouts, let me know and I'll get a plan to you. Grab a friend or a neighbor and get outside!
 
Here are the dates and links to register:
  • Saturday, March 21, Zoom San Francisco $30 students, $40 adults, at the Presidio. T-shirt and medal. Register for the Run

  • Sunday, April 19, McLaren Park DSE Runners $5 adults, $3 students. A challenging up/down trail run, hot chocolate/cool drinks at Coach Susan’s house after! Register for the Run

Contact Susan, Cross Country & Track Coach, ssall@mercyhs.org, or text 415-307-8737

Contact Pam Alano, Director of Athletics, palano@mercyhs.org
Help Us Get Your Daughter's Picture in Mercy's Last Yearbook!

We NEED pictures of your daughter especially from Christmas Break.

Please send pictures to the Yearbook Staff, with names of those pictured so we can properly identify your daughter and her friends! Thank you in advance for all your help!

Contact the Yearbook Staff, yearbook@mercyhs.org
Important Dates
Throughout March
  • 12th Annual WITA Exhibition

Week of Mar. 2 - 6
  • Intersession Week

Tuesday, Mar. 17
  • No Classes (Faculty/Staff Retreat)

Wednesday, Mar. 18
  • Winter Sports Awards Banquet

Monday, Mar. 23
  • WISH Blood Drive

March 27 - 28
  • Spring Musical: Mamma Mia!
  • Mercy Theatre
  • 7 p.m.

Sunday, Mar. 29
  • AP English Literature & Language Mock Exam
Tuesday, Mar. 31
  • Lenten Liturgy of the Word

Thursday, Apr. 2
  • Courage & Spirit Assembly

Apr. 3-4
  • Spring Musical: Mamma Mia!
  • Mercy Theatre
  • 7 p.m.
Apr. 5
  • Spring Musical: Mamma Mia!
  • Mercy Theatre
  • 2 p.m. Matinee
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Our Mission
Mercy High School, San Francisco, educates women to pursue lives of spiritual and intellectual depth, determination and daring action to improve our world as an inclusive, Catholic, college preparatory community enlivened by the Gospel of Jesus and the charism of the Sisters of Mercy.