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Word to the Wise: A Bad Case of Procrastination

Kristin LeMarbe, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2011

With just weeks left of the school year it seems everyone’s focus is on anything but school. Procrastination has gone from an occasional bad habit to a way of life for most Mercy girls. If you find yourself constantly checki...

Word to the Wise: Where to Spend an Off Hour depending on your goals

Kristin LeMarbe, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2011

In the cafeteria: If you are hungry, have no homework, or if it’s Monday and you need to catch up on what happened over the weekend. In the Media Center: If you forgot to print your English paper, none of your friends are off or you nee...

Word to the Wise: Mercy Pet Peeves

Kristin LeMarbe, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2011

This is a short collection of common student pet peeves at Mercy High School. The advice is to avoid doing them. Walking slowly in the hallway For obvious reasons, please maintain a moderate pace in the hallway or at lea...

Word to the Wise: Finishing Homework in Half the Time

Kristin LaMarbe, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2011

Most of us would agree that we would like to spend less time doing homework and more time doing, well, anything else. Here are four simple ways to help cut your homework time in half. First of all, set up a block on your computer...

Word to the Wise: All-Nighters

Kristin LeMarbe, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2011

It’s 10:00 PM and you realize you have two tests, an essay you haven’t started, and 36 pre-calculus problems due tomorrow and the only work you have done has been mastering the broccoli crop on Farmville. By 12:00 AM you’ve...

Word to the Wise: Dropping a Class

Kristin LeMarbe, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2011

After last semester's grades you might be considering dropping a class. How can you be sure this is the right decision for you? Classes most frequently dropped are advanced placement and elective courses, for many different...

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