A Successful year for Salmagundi


Mercy’s Junior Classical League (JCL) launched their annual Salmagundi fundraiser in early December in the south alcove, selling goods to students and faculty for two days.

Salmagundi differs from a traditional bake sale, as it offers items made by Latin students such as ornaments, bracelets, and other homemade goods.

“I like Salmagundi so much because it’s a great opportunity for the Latin students to be able to be creative when putting forth stuff for Salmagundi,” said JCL officer Maria Cafeo.

This year’s fundraiser introduced new products to traditional sale items. “Limited edition” staff stickers of some of Mercy’s favorite faculty members were created and sold for the first time this year, becoming Salmagundi’s most popular item.

“This is the most successful sale that we have had in a very long time,” said Latin teacher and JCL moderator Mrs. Lauren Marquard. “What really made it unique was that fact that [we] had the teacher stickers. It’s really neat because it’s not that I came up with the idea, but it was the JCL officers who thought of it and pursued it.”