OPINION

Sampling Tributes to Departing Seniors By Mercersburg

Sampling Tributes to Departing Seniors By Mercersburg

By Mercersburg Juniors NEWS Reporters   W hen I showed up for preseason football this year I was terrified. Being surrounded by strangers was hard for me; fortunately Brad immediately took me under his wing and became one of my best friends. Brad helped me to gain the confidence that I lacked as a new […]

Mercersburg bucket list- Do it before Graduation!

Mercersburg bucket list- Do it before Graduation!

By Kevin Duda NEWS Reporter A hh. Spring is in the air, graduation is in less than a month, and before you know it, we will all be on our way home for three months to enjoy the warmth and happiness that is known in boarding school parlance as “Summer Break.” But before you get […]

Absentminded AP exams

Absentminded AP exams

By Christina Wang NEWS Reporter   “W hen you take the exam in May, you will need to know this…”This phrase has been often repeated in all AP classes offered at Mercersburg. While it sounded so distant in the fall and winter terms, now it is a terrifying and stressful reality that remains right in […]

SPORTS

Senior captains: leaders on and off the field

Senior captains: leaders on and off the field

By Nick Miller NEWS Reporter   L ife at Mercersburg is filled with traditions. From painting the numbers to senior captains, these traditions have been around for a long time, impacting student lives in various ways. Whether students are athletes, musicians, dancers, or actors, they have always looked to their peers for leadership. On the […]

Coach Williams gives Glenn Neufeld the throne

Coach Williams gives Glenn Neufeld the throne

 By Lindsay Tanner SPORTS Editor I n the course of the past six months Athletics Director Rick Hendrickson and colleagues have conducted a vigorous search for a new head swim coach and aquatics director. The process demanded concerted attention because this historically rich Mercersburg program now needed a dynamic leader. On April 22,Hendrickson announced to […]

Track and Field members laud Penn Relays

Track and Field members laud Penn Relays

By Gabriel Allgayer NEWS Reporter L ast weekend, Mercersburg Track and Field’s best and selected few traveled to the annual Penn-Relays Carnival in Philadelphia. The athletes took part in four events over the course of four days: boys and girls 4×100 and 4×400.Little does the student community realize, Mercersburg has a long and enduring legacy […]

ARTS

Madison Nordyke: dance board president

Madison Nordyke: dance board president

By Bea Morrow News Reporter In her four years at Mercersburg, Madison Nordyke has improved her dance technique and choreographed for multiple dance concerts; nevertheless, she said reflectively that the dance program means so much more to her than that. “The dance program actually had a big impact on my decision to come here so […]

Tony Yim: Mercersburg’s music man

Tony Yim: Mercersburg’s music man

By Anthony Momo News reporter   When he was six, Senior Tony Yim was the kind of kid who you might see running in circles and bobbing his head to music. Around that time, his mom bought him his first album, “Coast to Coast” by Westlife, an Irish boy band. Even though he did not […]

Tatone’s Cartoons

Tatone’s Cartoons

By Veronica Tatone