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Inspired by Im

Inspired by Im

By Eliza DuBose NEWS Reporter L ast year, Elizabeth Im ‘18 was a member of the advanced studio art class. Surprisingly, it wasn’t until her ninth grade year that Im first started painting. Her artistic influences are her mother and grandfather. Her prowess as an artist is immensely impressive and has earned her newest work, […]

Interview with Trini Hoffman

Since 1993, Trini Hoffman has been an integral part of Mercersburg Academy. She has worked mostly as student activities director, but she’s also served as a human development and physical education teacher, a field hockey coach, and the dorm dean of Main Hall. Her bright and enthusiastic demeanor have become her legendary presence on campus. […]

Tech week: yay or nay?

By Megan McGregor NEWS Reporter Arduous, exciting, and rewarding,” are three words that commonly come to mind when the phrase “tech week” is mentioned in a sentence. Tech week, for those who haven’t experienced the intense process yet, is the week directly before a major performance, such as the Pop’s Concert, musical, and/or dance concert. […]

Poppin’ Music

Poppin’ Music

By Megan McGregor NEWS Reporter The Fall Pops Concert took place on Saturday, November 11, falling unfortunately the weekend before finals. The tech week for the concert began Wednesday and ran up to the day of the performance. While it was placed somewhat inconveniently for a week commencing all the hectic chaos, it allowed for […]

Singing with Sharon

By Leah McConnell NEWS Reporter Mercersburg welcomed Deke Sharon to campus on Wednesday, November 1, to work with student a cappella groups: Octet and Magalia. Sharon, also known as “The Father of Contemporary A Cappella,” has produced the show “The Sing-Off,” was the arranger, music director, and vocal producer for movies “Pitch Perfect” and “Pitch […]

The Disappearance of Cinnamon Sugar

By Yasy Celikoyar NEWS Reporter On Wednesday, September 6, Jim Butler, the director of dining services, announced that cinnamon sugar would be removed from the dining hall in order to assess its impact on food waste. “We removed the toasters at lunch and dinner to see the impact on food waste. Waste was reduced. The […]

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Meghan Scott: Around the World

By Rachel Yang NEWS Reporter M eghan Scott ‘19, an aspiring photographer, traveled to Tokyo with National Geographic for 12 days last summer to obtain the ultimate photography experience. Scott, who discovered her love for photography while in her first year at Mercersburg, took her passion one step further to enhance her skills. National Geographic […]

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Hurricane Harvey Hits Home

By Seth Hodges NEWS Reporter As Mercersburg was launching its preseason, Hurricane Harvey hit the US Gulf Coast hard, waging destruction throughout the areas in Texas and Louisiana. While for many in the Mercersburg community, this natural disaster had no direct influence on their lives, several Mercersburg students and faculty were personally affected or had […]

By September 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Letters From the Editors

To Whom it May Concern: The media hasn’t been getting the best press lately, but here at the Mercersburg News, we intend to rise above the caustic crossfire. Although the Mercersburg News is focused on events that directly affect the Mercersburg community, many national and global issues are relevant to our diverse student body: such […]

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A copy of ‘An Important Letter From Mercersburg Academy’

A copy of ‘An Important Letter From Mercersburg Academy’

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