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Rivals Unite 4 Girls

Monday, March 18 - Thursday, March 21

It's on! Help Mercy win the 2019 #RivalsUnite4Girls challenge!

Click here to donate or Venmo us: @Mercy-Academy. Please be sure to include your full name and graduation year in the memo.

Last year's #RivalsUnite4Girls Challenge raised nearly $243,000 in support of Catholic education for girls. Close to 3,500 Rockets, Jaguars, Toppers and Valkyries gave to their alma mater during this joint alumnae fundraising challenge advancing each school's annual fund.

We need your help! The fourth annual Rivals Unite 4 Girls Challenge begins Monday, March 18 and ends Thursday, March 21. Your donation is a great way to show your Mercy pride. No gift is too small.

The Rivals Unite 4 Girls Challenge is measured by the number of alumnae who give, not the dollar amount raised. Last year, we received amazing support with 17.12% of our alumnae giving to Mercy, falling short of winning the golden pig by just 0.51% (that's only 28 donors)!

Let's bring the golden pig back home to Mercy this year, Jaguars and Missiles! Your donation goes directly to our tuition assistance program, which aids over 30% of our student body. Your gift truly makes a difference.

Once a Mercy girl, always a Mercy girl!

"Many years ago, Mercy introduced me to a way of life where women became empowered to get things done within a faith community of service. It demonstrated to me that women carry influence and live in peace and harmony when they sacrifice and work together.

Education today must prepare women to cope with a rapidly changing environment. Very little good can be accomplished without the use of money. Contributions to your Alma Mater pay it forward for future generations.It's a whole hearted win, win, win, win opportunity."

-Sister Corinne Burt '52

H.O.M.E. (Hands-On Mercy Experience)

Experience real-life education during H.O.M.E. (Hands-On Mercy Experience)! Open to sixth and seventh grade families.

Thursday, March 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Actively participate in two hands-on sessions.
  • Enjoy a conversation with current Mercy students, and learn from their experiences.
  • Sample a delicious, world famous (at least in our world) Mercy cookie.

Parents Included!

  • Tour our 24-acre, state-of-the-art campus, including our STEM Innovation Center.
  • Learn from Mercy educators how we prepare your daughter for real life.

Click here to register.

If you have questions, please contact Paige Stewart at (502) 671-2021.


Drama Productions

Mercy Theatre's spring play is The Coward.

You can purchase tickets at https://www.showtix4u.com/events/15248?fbclid=IwAR...

Students and Seniors, $10
General Admission, $15

Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 10, 2:30 p.m.

President Search

The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, a Catholic high school for young women sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, seeks a leader to be its next president, effective June 1, 2019, following the retirement of its current president after 25 years as head of school.

Founded in 1885, Mercy is deeply rooted in the values and traditions of the Sisters of Mercy. It is widely known, most recently, as the first STEM-accredited all-girls school in the country. Mercy takes pride in its individualized, family-like atmosphere with an ability to bring excellent results to a diverse population with varied aspirations. Students receive a powerful learning experience in a wide variety of high-performing areas. As a college preparatory school with an award-winning visual and performing arts program, a nationally recognized service learning and leadership program, and championship sports in a variety of areas, students receive an exceptional well-rounded education which prepares them as highly creative, critical thinkers for the 21stCentury.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An active Catholic with the ability to advance the mission and values of Mercy moving into the future
  • Proven track record of developing and advancing the growth and success of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and inspire a wide range of stakeholders in a unified vision
  • Demonstrated integration of strategic, operational and financial management skills
  • Previous success in building mutually beneficial relationships with the philanthropic, corporate and nonprofit sectors
  • Successful completion of an advanced degree

A detailed role description can be found here. Please submit resume and cover letter to presidentsearch@mercyjaguars.com.

Benefit Off Broadway

Saturday, February 9, 6:00 p.m.

On February 9, Mercy will host our annual Benefit Off Broadway. This event features live and silent auctions, dinner, a Wheel of Chance, a $25,000 capital prize drawing and the opening of the treasure chest.

This year, our theme is Famous Couples! Tickets are $85 each. Please contact Leslie Hibdon if you would like to purchase tickets.

To preview items on our Wheel of Chance, click here.

To preview our program, which includes live auction items, click here.

For information about sponsorships, volunteering or the event in general, please contact Valerie Alexander Downs '99 at (502) 671-2021.

Placement Test

Saturday, January 12

For those who were unable to take the high school placement test original test, a make-up test is offered this Saturday, January 12.

The high school placement test is the nationally standardized test that is given by all the Catholic high schools in Louisville. It is required for admission to Mercy Academy. Only eighth-graders are permitted to take the test.

For more information please call Paige Stewart at (502) 671-2021.

Open House

Join us at our Open House on Saturday, December 1, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Mercy's Open House is an opportunity for families to tour our beautiful 24-acre campus, meet current students, and speak with our teachers about our innovative curriculum and academic programs.

You have the chance to visit with coaches and representatives from our sports and extra-curricular activities. Our counseling department and business office will also be available to answer questions you may have.

H.O.M.E. (Hands-On Mercy Experience)

Make yourself at HOME!

Come experience Mercy's amazing atmosphere at our H.O.M.E. (Hands-On Mercy Experience) event! Open to sixth, seventh and eighth grade families.

Thursday, November 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
(Registration closes Wednesday, November 7 at Midnight.)

Your daughter will actively participate in two of the following sessions:

  • Biomedical Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Digital Media Design
  • Engineering Design
  • Fine Arts
  • Psychology
  • Theatre
While your daughter is in these sessions, you are invited to tour our 24-acre, state-of-the-art campus and learn from Mercy educators how we will prepare your daughter for real life.

Click here to register. If you have questions, please contact Paige Stewart at (502) 671-2010.

Godspell the Musical

Come see Mercy Theatre's fall musical, Godspell. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. You can purchase them online at showtix4u.com.

Thursday, October 11: 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 12: 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 13: 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 14: 2:00 p.m.

LunchTime

Mercy has a new cash register system this year. As part of the LunchTime suite of software, School Payment Portal is being offered as a safe, secure and convenient way for parents or guardians of students to manage school payments. You will have the opportunity to track purchases, create reminders and set up automatic payments. The automatic payment portion is ready for you to set up your account and view their daily transactions.

Below is a guide to setting up your student's account. If you do not want to pay online and would like to continue sending in money with your student, you still need to create a user name and password to track your student's purchases and see how much money is on the account.

Below is a quick guide to setting up your account. Any questions or concerns with a student's account should be directed to our Food Service Manager, Laura Coleman.

To set up your account you can visit www.schoolpaymentportal.com

  • Click CREATE ACCOUNT
  • Enter parent information in all fields and create a password
  • Click CREATE ACCOUNT
  • Click on LOGIN PAGE, this will take you to the HOME PAGE (Parent Portal SignIn)
  • Enter your email address and password you just created and sign in
  • Click on ADD STUDENT
  • Enter the zip code of school (40228) in the field for zip code, then click CONTINUE
  • Click SELECT next to MERCY ACADEMY
  • Enter your student's last name, first name, and student ID number (located at the top of this email) then click CONTINUE
  • From here you can view your student's account to see her balance and what she has purchased or add funds to your student's account

ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION!

FEE STRUCTURE

  • Credit Card Payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) 2.3% + $1.00 per transaction

EXAMPLE:

Parent/Guardian Deposits $50 Credit Card Payment: The parent/guardian would be charged $50 as well as a $2.15 convenience fee paid to cover the fee processing expenses.

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