Source: Observer/Eccentric

Author: Joanne Maliszewski

Mercy High School junior Emma Feeheley was crowned Miss Farmington 2014 during the annual pageant ceremony Wednesday night at the Civic Theater.

Sponsored by Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, Feeheley, 16, had little time to enjoy the honor as she is expected to be visible and working during the Farmington Founders Festival, during which she will be seen in the Saturday morning festival parade.

Source: MI Prep Zone

Author: Matthew B. Mowery

One coach gambled, and it resulted in a league title. One coach gambled, and it backfired.

Placed on the inbounder by her coach because of her long arms, Taylor Jones stole the ball with 4.2 seconds left in Sunday’s Catholic League A-B championship game, and swiped a CHSL title for the Farmington Hills Mercy Marlins.

Source: Detroit Free Press

Author: Joe Guillen / Eric Seals

While more and more schools throughout metro Detroit are using iPads in the classroom, Mercy High School in Farmington Hills has been recognized for its innovative adoption of the portable tablet.

The school’s pairing of two courses — speech and a digital art class — shows how the iPad is enhancing both of the traditional subjects at Mercy and giving students technology skills, said associate principal Laurence Baker.

Source: Mercy High School Press Release

Author: Mercy High School

Farmington Hills, MI - Mercy High School is pleased to announce that we have been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013 to 2015 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.

Source: Observer/Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara / John Stormzand

If all goes well for the hometown teams, Farmington and Mercy high schools will meet for the fourth straight year in the final round of a district volleyball tournament next week.

Mercy has won the previous three meetings and will try to win its 11th consecutive district championship in the Class A tournament at Southfield High School.

Source: Observer & Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara / John Stormzand

Jenna Reinhold’s 17th birthday was made extra special by what she and her Farmington Hills Mercy teammates accomplished Thursday on the volleyball court.

The senior rightside hitter was one of the team’s top performers as the Marlins staged an impressive come-from-behind victory over rival Birmingham Marian.

Source: Observer & Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara / John Stormzand

Mercy's 80-48 victory over host Birmingham Marian in girls track and field was largely due to its ability in the hurdles and distance races Tuesday.

The Marlins dominated those events in the Catholic League meet at Brother Rice High School and evened their dual record at 2-2.

Source: Observer & Eccentric

Author: Dan O'Meara / John Stormzand

Coach Butch Babler believes the Mercy High School soccer team has the potential to be much better offensively in 2011.

If that proves to be the case, the Marlins could have a very good year.

“For us this year, the key is I think we're actually going to score goals, which has always been a problem for us,” Babler said, adding the Mercy defense will be solid.