A Message from the Director of Enrollment Management

Posted: April 6, 2016

"A GOOD BEGINNING IS OF GREAT IMPORTANCE."

— Catherine McAuley

Greetings!

Please take a moment to take a deep breath and congratulate yourself on taking the first step of your high school career! The process of applying to high school can be both overwhelming and exciting; which is exactly why we—your Admissions Team—are here to help you through, step by step, and ensure that you have a positive experience from the first click on our website all the way up to your first day as a Mercy Girl.

Our website is set up to be as user-friendly as possible and many of the questions you may have can be answered there. Here are a few of the main topics you might be interested in:

SHADOW DAYS

One of the best ways to learn about life as a Mercy Girl is to share a day with one, which is precisely what happens on our Shadow Days! For questions about Shadow Days or to sign up, please click here:

http://www.mercyhighschool.com/admissions/shadow-days/index.aspx

MAGIC MOMENTS

“Magic Moments” information sessions offer an intimate and relaxed setting for families to learn more about Mercy directly from our President, Mary Beth Lennon '85. Sessions are scheduled monthly, from September through December at a variety of times in an effort to accommodate as many schedules as possible. To sign up, please click here:

https://mercyhighschool.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/morning_at_mercy

OPEN HOUSE

Has Halloween become a little routine in your house? Not this year! Mercy’s Open House is scheduled for November 12th from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Come visit our renovated campus and learn more about what makes Mercy Magic. We promise it will be all treats and no tricks!To register, click here:

https://mercyhighschool.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/open_house

HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST

We offer an opportunity for students to take the High School Placement Test right here at Mercy on Saturday, December 3rd at 8:00 am. Here is the link to register online for the High School Placement Test:

https://stsusers.com/stsusers/registration/static/baltimore.php

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURES

Our fall events are designed to help you get acquainted with Mercy and you will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions throughout the application process. The application process is ongoing though the deadline for Admission and Financial Aid is January 6th. For information about how to apply, please click here:

http://www.mercyhighschool.com/admissions/application-process/index.aspx

Acceptance letters are then mailed out on February 16th.

If at any point in the process, you have a question, a concern, or would like some personalized assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our Admissions Office and our team would be more than happy to help you in any way we can. You may reach us by phone at 410.433.8880 or by email at .

Here’s to a Magic year ahead!

Sincerely,

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Bonnie Bevans Kottraba '98
Director of Enrollment Management

Last Updated: September 7, 2016