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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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Hope McGrath

Hope McGrath

By Seth Hodges NEWS Reporter   A fter four years at Mercersburg, Hope McGrath will be moving on after receiving a job offer from Yale University. During her time here, she served as dorm dean of Fowle Hall, where she lived with her husband, Carey Kopeikin and their son, Bradley. When asked what she would […]

Wallace Whitworth

Wallace Whitworth

By Rachel Yang NEWS Reporter     W allace Whitworth, who worked as the senior director of strategic marketing and communications for nine years, is among the faculty members making a career change this year. Whitworth contributed the school working behind the scenes to promote Mercersburg to prospective students and families while also managing the […]

Katherine Thompson

By Anonymous NEWS Reporter   K atherine Thompson, the associate director of admission and financial aid, is leaving Mercersburg next year and relocating to Michigan to become the director of admission at a Grosse Pointe, Academy, a day school. “I wanted to take on more responsibilities and had always hoped to one day become a […]

Jillian Nataupsky

Jillian Nataupsky

By Grace Jackson NEWS Reporter     J illian Nataupsky, who currently serves as the associate director of college counseling, will be leaving the Mercersburg community at the end of this year. Although, she said, “it is going to be really hard for me to drive away from this place,” she is excited to meet […]

Greg Lynch

Greg Lynch

By Paige Cromwell NEWS Reporter     A mong the Mercersburg faculty who will not be returning next school year is Greg Lynch.He will be going to Chelsea Academy in Front Royal, Virginia, where he will be pursuing an opportunity in senior administration. Lynch says that he is looking forward to bringing an entrepreneurial aspect […]

Carey Kopeikin

Carey Kopeikin

By Michael Betkowski NEWS Reporter     T he school year is ending and so is Carey Kopeikin’s time at Mercersburg Academy. Kopeikin will be taking a position at Choate Rosemary Hall, a boarding school in Wallingford, Connecticut. During his time at Mercersburg, Kopeikin worked in the Math Department teaching Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, […]

Phil Kantaros

By Leah McConnell NEWS Reporter   P hil Kantaros, history department faculty member of 15 years, will not be returning next year and will be missed by faculty and students alike. He will be moving to Raleigh, North Carolina to develop a government program at Ravenscroft School. Kantaros has decided he is ready to work […]

Callie Conklin

Callie Conklin

By Benji Cantera NEWS Reporter     F or the past year, Callie Conklin has been the dorm dean and an adviser in South Cottage. When the spring term rolled around, the Conklin’s announced that they would be adding a baby boy to their family. Because Conklin values being available to students and faculty, with […]