Mercy Named Apple Distinguished School for 2015-2017

Mercy High School Named Apple Distinguished School

Farmington Hills, MI - Mercy High School is pleased to announce that we have been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2015 to 2017 for our integration of technology across the curriculum and school life. The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear and consistent vision of exemplary learning environments.

New Principal

Dear Friends of Mercy,

I hope you had a restful and wonderful Easter break! I'm delighted to announce that Mrs. Patricia Sattler, Dean of Students at Gabriel Richard Catholic High School in Riverview, will be the next Principal of Mercy High School beginning July 1, 2017. Mrs. Sattler has served as a team chair for the AdvancED accreditation process, has elementary through high school experience, and expertise in instructional improvement and technology. She is a dedicated Catholic, family member, lifetime learner, and Catholic educator who embraces the Mercy charism.

2017 Val Sal

We are proud to announce the Class of 2017 Valedictorian is Sarah Kurpiers and Salutatorians are Chiaka Ibe and Jordyn Kreucher.

CONGRATULATIONS to all the candidates: Nicole Belans; Hannah Hamilton; Elizabeth Janitz; Edith Jones; Samantha Kleedtke; Marissa Lobbia; Hanaa Saleh; Alexandra Sanderson; Katelynn Smith; Juliana Stoneback; Alissa Sweeney; Sydney Van Acker; Jillian Yassay.

Mercy softball preps for new challenges

Defending state champs look to fortify pitching staff

For the first time in program history, Farmington Mercy's softball team enters a new season as the defending state champion.

The Marlins concluded a record-setting campaign last year by claiming the Division 1 state championship at Michigan State University. Mercy blanked Macomb Dakota, 4-0, in the title game behind a sterling five-hit shutout by Andrea Elmore in 90-degree temperatures.

Mercy's miracle finish nets state title

Hannah Roegner slaps in game winner on the power play

Call it the Mercy miracle.

The Farmington Hills Our Lady of Mercy hockey team defended its Division 1 state championship in dramatic fashion Saturday at the Novi Ice Arena.

The Marlins trailed rival Livonia Ladywood 2-0 with less than three minutes remaining in regulation time. Then, not to be denied, Mercy mustered a most improbable rally for an amazing 3-2 victory.

The game-winning goal was slapped home top-shelf by senior Hannah Roegner on a power play 1:30 into the overtime.

Mercy uses suffocating defense to end Western's magical season, grab regional crown WITH PHOTO GALLERY

FARMINGTON HILLS >> It’s a trap, but it’s all too easy to fall into — and team after team does it.

Farmington Hills Mercy is a stout defensive team, no matter what style it’s playing, but the half-court trap has been the defense that has propelled the Marlins to the Class A quarterfinals, helping them completely stifle Walled Lake Western, 35-14, in Thursday’s regional finals.

No. 10 Hartland couldn’t figure it out in the regional semis, nor could Western — which scored just four second-half points, and was outscored 20-4 from mid-second quarter on.

Mercy's strong defensive effort has Marlins back in the quarterfinals

Farmington Hills – It took Jackie Bauer over 11 minutes to find her shooting touch.

It took Farmington Hills Mercy three quarters to close out Walled Lake Western.

Bauer’s two 3-pointers during a two-minute stretch of the second quarter keyed an 8-0 run and Mercy held Wester to four points in the second half and defeated the Warriors 35-14 in a Class A region final at North Farmington on Thursday.

Mercy (22-3), making its first quarterfinal appearance since 2014, will play defending state champion Warren Cousino on Tuesday at Southfield for the Arts and Technology at 7 p.m.

Cousino (23-2), ranked No. 2, outlasted Birmingham Marian, Mercy’s Catholic League Central Division rival, 41-39, in overtime on Thursday.

Mercy dancers tap their way to '42nd Street'

When you've got nearly 50 kids who either already know how to dance or are willing to learn, you might as well put them to good use.

That seems to be the philosophy they're using at Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, where the school's drama club is preparing for its production of the Broadway icon, "42nd Street." The production hits the Mercy stage March 10-12.

Director Kathy Sill said the group was looking for a great dance play.

"We wanted a big dance show, and '42nd Street' has amazing tap numbers," Sill said. "It features a number of girls, which we're always looking for. So it's a win-win."