May 2018
In This Edition
  • Reunion Updates
  • News & Announcements
  • Roll Call
  • Class Notes
  • From the Mercy Archives
  • Upcoming Events
  • Skippers Remembered
Reunion Updates
Calling All Members from the Class of 1968!

Your 50th Golden Reunion is being spearheaded by your classmate , Judy McElearney Nobriga . Please update your contact information with the Alumnae Office to receive reunion news—we are still missing 42 mailing addresses and 164 email addresses! Please be sure to reach out to your fellow classmates who we might not be reaching.  

The reunion is Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Basque Cultural Center. Check out the “ Class of 1968, Mercy High, San Francisco ” Facebook page for reunion information, pictures, and comments.

Contact Georgia Wasley '09, Alumnae Development Officer,
Start Planning Your Reunion!

The Alumnae Office has received interest from the following classes regarding a reunion:
We still need coordinators to celebrate these milestone years: '73, '98, '03, '13.

If you would like to join the planning committee for your class reunion, or if you have more information about these reunions, please email Georgia Wasley '09, Alumnae Development Officer, at .
Have no fear, more time is here! We're extending the RSVP deadline to guarantee that you can celebrate 65 years of Mercy at our annual La Merced Gala on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Make your commitment to women's education by securing your tickets today!

So don't wait and don't be late - our young ladies are counting on you! Your ticket purchase or table sponsorship directly supports the Mercy Scholarship Fund and furthers Catholic education that empowers young women.  

This anniversary year is only possible because of your commitment to supporting the young women of Mercy and we hope you will join us in looking back at the school's rich history and ahead to its promising future.

You're an invaluable member of our school community and we look forward to celebrating the spirit and charism of Mercy with you!
Date:  Thursday, May 3
Time:  6 p.m.
Location:  Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
Tickets:  $200 individual / $2,000 table of 10
News & Announcements
Spring Play Opening Weekend Huge Success - Final Two Shows on Friday & Saturday
Our ladies put on an amazing opening night of the Spring Musical: Seussical ! This hilarious and moving production brings together countless Dr. Seuss characters. Support the ladies in performing arts by getting your tickets to one of the two remaining performances this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

1988-89 Northern California Basketball Champions

The Mercy Sports Awards Ceremony will be held on May 19 in McAuley Pavilion. Athletic Director Sheri Sam would like to invite the 1988-89 Championship Basketball Team to present the awards as special guests. If you were on the team, or have contact information for other players who were, please email Sheri Sam at so she can follow up with a formal invitation.

Contact Sheri Sam, Director of Athletics,
Help Identify Valedictorian of Your Graduating Class

Were you valedictorian of your class or do you remember who was? Mercy would like to compile a complete list of our valedictorians for our alumnae records.

Contact Georgia Wasley '09, Alumnae Development Officer,
Roll Call: Grads who recently "checked in"
Gina Rubino '80
Job Title: National Account Manager at Aetna Ins. 
Current City:  Discovery Bay, CA

Anita Asturias '72
Current City:  San Francisco, CA
Lorraine Menke Hubbard '68
Current City:  Blair, OK

Theresa Scheifler-Harris '75
Job Title: Extended Care Assistant at St. Theresa School
Current City: Oakland, CA
Class Notes: News About You
Annamaria Miller Lee '68 is retired from Kaiser Home Health Nursing and is looking forward to her class’s 50th celebration!
From the Mercy Archives
From the 2010 Mercy News

Jerrolynn Cauayani (left) and Courtney Howell (right) of the
Class of 2011
From the 1984 Yearbook

Debra Yau, Julie Puccinelli, Jiwanah Totah,
Jodel Caucas
Share Your Mercy Memories With Us!

We have a special request from all who have attended Mercy High School - WE WANT YOUR PHOTOS and YOUR MEMORIES OF MERCY!

Please email your pictures with a caption to Georgia Wasley '09, Alumnae Development Officer, at .
Upcoming Events
Sip 'N Social: Alumnae Wine & Cheese Reception

Date: Saturday, April 28 - Before the Spring Musical
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Mercy High School
Cost: Free

Join fellow alumnae from all classes for wine and small bites before the closing performance of this year’s spring musical, Seussical . You will also receive a Mercy-branded stemless wine glass to show your Mercy pride!

RSVP to Georgia Wasley '09, Alumnae Development Officer,
Get Your Tickets to Seussical
Dates:  April 27 and 28
Time:  7 p.m.
Location:  Mercy High School Theatre
Cost:  $12

This lively musical weaves together Dr. Seuss’ most famous tales and characters.  Seussical incorporates elements from at least 15 of his books, as well as many of his best-loved and most familiar characters. Many of these characters never met one another before. But they meet in this musical!

Get Your Ticket to the La Merced Gala Today!
Date: Thursday, May 3
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
Cost: $200 individual / $2,000 table of 10

Do you or someone you know want to become a sponsor of this year's La Merced Gala? Complete the fillable form below and email it to Bekah Paige, Director of Development,

Skippers Remembered
Marian Ellen Mulkerrins Connelly '79
October 10, 1961 - April 10, 2018
Marian dedicated her life to education, spending countless hours at St. Cecilia School, first as a student, then volunteer, student teacher, and coordinator of the Confirmation Program, Teacher of Grade 6, Room 22 for 29 years, and finally, as Principal for the last 6 years.

Barbara McCarthy Dovichi '57
September 6, 1939 - March 17, 2018
Peggy was part of Mercy High's first four-year graduating class. Peggy was fondly remembered by the Sisters of Mercy having been praised as a model student in a school publication fifty years after her graduation, which generated playful teasing from her brother. 

Stay Connected with Mercy
Update your contact information with Mercy so you can receive news and announcements about alumnae events and reunions!

We love to know how our alumnae are making a difference in our world!

Alumnae Questions? Contact Georgia Wasley '09, Alumnae Development Officer, at 415-872-0968 or
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.
Our Vision
We are the Social Advocacy Based Learning Catholic school of the San Francisco Bay Area where women graduate with fierce determination to improve their world.