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The Mercy Annual Fund
enriches the educational experiences  of all our young women.
We want to collect photos and memories from Mercy Alumnae from the Class of ‘56 to 2016
  • Pictures from your time at Mercy that typify your experience. No more than 3 photos. Must be HIGH QUALITY that we can blow up and print.
  • One quote from your time at Mercy that is either a memory or a highlight.
  • Send to Audrey Magnusen amagnusen@mercyhs.org
February 17, 2017  Women's Leadership Conference
(formerly called "Career Day")
We invite you to present your career journey to our young women at the 2017 Mercy High School Women’s Leadership Conference by providing information, perspectives and strategies. This event is designed to celebrate and showcase alumnae, parents and friends of Mercy who are “making a difference” in their communities and beyond.
Complete our form if you are interested in presenting.
Keynote Speakers: Laura Baldwin '81, Juanita Tamayo Lott '66
Contact: Marie Colón, Director of Alumnae Relations & Special Events
mcolon@mercyhs.org 415.334.0525 ext. 105
To plan your 2017 reunion,please let us know today.
Help us find the next generation of Skippers. Spread the word!
Sunday, October 30, 2016 | 10:00am
Athletics Hall of Fame
This school year marks the induction of the third class of the Mercy High School Athletics Hall of Fame! Please help to make this event a success by nominating those who you feel should be inducted. Click here for the criteria and a nomination form.
In the Arms of Mercy
In the Arms of Mercy:
Concert and Celebration

On a warm Sunday afternoon in late September, the Mercy, San Francisco community gathered to celebrate the Holy Year of Mercy and Extraordinary Jubilee with the festive, Spirit-filled music of Catholic liturgical composer Janèt Sullivan Whitaker. Held in our newly renovated theatre, the concert raised funds for Catherine Center, a Mercy-sponsored ministry for women transitioning from incarceration. Mercy, San Francisco students hosted the women of Catherine Center for a lunch prior to the event and offered prayerful movement during the performance.  With current students, faculty/staff, alumnae, Sisters of Mercy, and friends in the audience, the afternoon allowed us all to rest “In the Arms of Mercy,” recommitting ourselves to creating a world in which all people may know and experience God’s merciful love.
Grade School Retreats
Mercy Skippers Guide
Younger Students in Faith

Members of the Mercy, San Francisco Campus Life Team (CLT) recently had the opportunity to exercise faith-based leadership by serving at two grade school retreats. Crystal Tobar ’17 and Katie Wood ’18 joined with students from Archbishop Riordan High School to lead the St. Finn Barr 8th grade weekend retreat at the CYO Camp in Occidental. The high school student leaders supported the 8th graders in their efforts to celebrate their bonds as classmates, to grow closer to God, and to contemplate their futures.  Crystal and Katie then joined Lesley Arroyo ’17, Reyna Morabe ’17, Jordan Orque ’17 and Kathy Valencerina ’17 in leading the St. Peter’s (Mission District) 6th grade retreat. This day-long experience of faith and community focused on the corporal works of mercy. Mercy, San Francisco students facilitated small-group discussions as well as large-group games and activities designed to help the St. Peter’s students internalize their own call to be people of mercy. We hope that many of these 6th grade girls might be future Mercy Skippers, Class of 2023!   
On Fire
Me rcy Hearts Set on Fire

On Saturday, September 17, Mr. Kevin Pease, Ms. Angelica Quinonez, and Ms. Nicole Wong took 24 Mercy students to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA for their second annual ON FiRE NorCal Jam experience! ON FiRE, co-sponsored by the Catholic Dioceses of Sacramento, Stockton, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Rosa, Monterey, Reno, Fresno, and the Archdiocese of San Francisco, allows Catholic high school and parish youth and young adults to celebrate their faith in fellowship and community with others from all over the bay area. Mercy students were joined by students from Archbishop Riordan High School and its Director of Campus Ministry, Mr. Alex Datoc. Together, the students participated in an opening Mass for which several diocesan bishops and featured homilist, Fr. Mark Wiesner, presided. Mercy students additionally attended a presentation from Leah Darrow, a former model on America’s Next Top Model, who spoke about the virtues of modesty and chastity as described in Pope John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body.” Of course, everyone's hearts were on fire through big drops, twists, and turns on the myriad thrill rides the Discovery Kingdom offers--a truly Spirit-filled experience for all!
Senior Culminating Service Project Fair
Unique Projects Displayed at the Seniors' CSP

On September 29, seniors shared over 60 unique projects they had completed for the Culminating Service Project (CSP) Fair . The CSP challenges students to identify a need in their local community or the world and design and implement a project to help address that need. They work individually or in pairs.

Projects on display included student-led classes for children and the elderly, canned food drives for the hungry, and assembling care packages for mothers and babies. Some seniors had even travelled abroad, working with vulnerable populations in Cambodia and Haiti to complete their projects. The fair provided education and inspiration for the whole school.
Self Defense Class
Practicing Punches in Plaid

There's no better way to empower young women than to teach and drill them on the physical techniques of self defense and educate them on the psychology of self protection. These young women from the Self Defense class are on their way to becoming resisters if faced with a dangerous situation and realizing that developing a sense of self - self love is where it all begins! 
Play Day
Freshmen Get Into the Mercy Spirit

Shades of green galore being worn by the Class of 2020 showing their class spirit for the Mercy Play Day rally!

Ava Ragasa at FIDM
Mercy Student Avails of Scholarship

Ava Regasa '19 received a scholarship to attend the Fashion Institute of Fashion and Merchandising (FIDM) over this summer. She spent 3 days at this private college on Union Square. This school is dedicated to educating students for the fashion, graphics, interior design and entertainment industries.

When you see Ava in the hallway, ask her about her experiences!
www.mercyhs.org | 415.334.0525