Class of 2019

S - E -N - I - O - R - S !!

Here is important information you and your parents need
to know for Class of 2019 activities.
Be sure to click back often for announcements,
links, and updates!
2019 Class Officer Board
Maggie Dwyer
Jacqueline Hijaouy
Grace Kane
Alley Neary
Christina Thomas
2018 Human Relations Council
Tracy Ellison
Olivia Evans
Shayna Jankowski
Priyanka John



Deadlines for photo submission: Baby, Frosh, Soph, Junior photos PAST DUE. Senior year photos are due April 1.

Freshman year photos

Graduation Ceremony Video Survey - This year there is the option to offer the grad ceremony on flash drives as opposed to DVDs; this new medium would make any viewing of the ceremony more accessible as it can be viewed on multiple types of devices. In order to obtain an accurate response of interest in receiving the hard copy of the ceremony, which every senior will receive, we would appreciate if you could complete this google form by April 1, 2019 acknowledging your interest or disinterest in this new option.

August 25: College Application Information Meeting Part 2 held 10:45am-11:55am in the Auditorium

October 19: Senior Blessing Mass - This special mass will be held in the afternoon during 6th-7th hours of the school day and it designed for the seniors only. The priest will deliver a special blessing for the ladies as they begin their last year of high school. Parents and family members are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

October 31: Deadline to submit BABY PICTURES for Memory DVD to

November 9: Yearbook Congratulatory Ads Due

November 11: Senior Quotes Due

November 13-16: Kairos Retreat #1

December 20: Deadline to submit PICTURES of Freshwoman, Sophomore and Junior Year for Memory DVD to

January 29: Senior Class - Alumnae Luncheon from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at Glen Oaks, Farmington Hills. The Class of 2019 will gather with Mercy High School alumnae for a special sisterhood luncheon. Bus transportation will be provided. Professional dress is required (e.g., dresses, suits, skirts, or dress pants). Skirts and dresses should be worn no more than two inches above the knee. Submit this permission form to Reception desk by December 17. Also complete this College and Career Interest Google Form so that we can make every effort to seat you with alumnae accordingly.

February 12-15: Kairos Retreat #2

March 8: Service Hours and Reflection Paper

April 1: Deadline to submit PICTURES of Senior Year for Memory DVD/Flash Drive to

April 5: End of Year Promise Due and Alternative Spring Break Papers Due

April 9-12: Kairos Retreat #3

April: Senior Survey and Scholarship Notification Deadline

April 16: Memory DVD $25 Order Form Due

April 29: Additional Service Hours for Honors Convocation Due

May 16: Senior Prom at the Roostertail

May 23: Mercy Celebration Day

  • Honors/Moving Up: You will wear your cap and gown for both of these events so be sure to have all parts with you including your medallion. If you are not present for Honors, you WILL NOT be allowed to participate in Moving up. Parents are welcome to attend. Advisee Parties for Seniors and Moving Up in the afternoon in the auditorium (cap and gown).
May 23: Baccalaureate Mass and Senior Farewell Reception 6pm
  • Final celebration Mass. Wear cap and gown as Seniors will need to line up at 5:30pm for procession. Mass at 6pm in Auditorium
  • Flower presentation to the Blessed Mother by Seniors after Mass
  • Senior Farewell presentation and speeches
  • Emily George Award and Heart of Mercy Award
  • Reception in gym with appetizers immediately following
  • Parents, families and friends are invited
May 28: Mandatory Graduation practice 10am - 12pm at the Detroit Opera House
  • If you are not present, you are not allowed to walk at graduation. You must be there by 9:45 and breakfast will be served between 9:30-9:50 a.m. It will be a light breakfast and practice will start prompt at 10 a.m. Please park at the Detroit Opera House Parking center at 1426 Broadway Street. Take a ticket when you enter to give to the attendant when you exit. You WILL NOT be charged. Absolutely no food or drink will be allowed within the venue and please keep your cell phones away during the event. If we see them, we will confiscate them. Please dress appropriately. This venue is a historical and beautiful venue so dress appropriately. Bring a sweater and sweatshirt to stay warm. You must bring the shoes you are wearing for graduation also so you can practice walking the stage in them. Do not make appointments/work/etc on the same day for 12:30-1pm. We may run over and will not allow anyone to leave until we are done.

June 2: Graduation Ceremony 2:00 p.m.

  • Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway Street, Detroit, MI 48226
  • Graduation seating chart
  • Students and faculty will arrive at 1:00 p.m. and enter through the Stage/Security door off Madison.
  • Families will line-up at main entrance doors on Madison. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. or earlier if Opera House is prepared and people are lined-up.
  • Ushers will pass out programs provided by Mercy High School.
  • Seating first come, first serve and is available on the main floor and balcony.
  • More specific information will come at a later date about which side of the building your daughters will be exiting on and where they will be seating so you can plan accordingly.
  • Accessible seating for patrons in wheelchairs and a companion is available on the main floor.
  • Seniors must arrive at 1:00pm to line up and receive roses. Please report to backstage when you arrive and leave personal belongings (purses, cell phones, etc) with a family member.
  • A professional photographer will take pictures of each graduate as she receives her diploma
  • Video is taken of the entire ceremony and will be mailed to each graduate approximately 4 - 6 weeks after graduation
Each graduate will receive eight (8) admission tickets for the graduation ceremony by picking them up and signing them out at the reception area. Graduates do not need a ticket. Tickets will not be given to any senior who has not fulfilled all of her school obligations of detentions, financials, MCAP requirements, or who has not completed her senior survey. Fulfillment of obligations include:
  • Detentions. Contact or see Mrs. Tarplin in the Dean's Office.
  • Financial (tuition, sweepstakes) Contact Business Office or Dr. Kreger.
  • MCAP requirement (service hours completed and reflection paper submitted) Contact Mrs. Griggs-Dennis in the Pastoral Ministry Office.
  • Senior Survey Contact Mrs. Burek in the Counseling Office.


DETAILS and FORMS - Coming soon for 2019!

Graduation Gowns

  • Mercy High School Graduation is a formal academic commencement ceremony. As such each graduate is to be dressed in a modest, white gown. In order to participate in the graduation ceremony, every student must have her white graduation gown approved by Dr. Cheryl Kreger or her assistant, Mrs. Marlene Wojcik. You are welcome to bring your choice of dress to the Advancement Office for approval at any time during the school year, but it must be approved by graduation rehearsal. 
  • Graduation Gown Requirements

End of Year Promise

Memory DVD $25 Order Form Due April 16


Pearl Jewelry Order Form Due March 22

Senior All Night Party

Extra graduation ticket request form

Graduation Photos - Everyone will be photographed at Mercy graduation. Photos will be online and available for ordering from Lifetouch at


Contact Info Emails

Campus Ministry Info
- You need 40 hours to graduate
- Hours only count if you volunteered as the "hands of God"
- All hours and the reflection paper have to be turned in by the first Friday of March
- Feel free to stop by the Pastoral Office to ask Ms. Dennis any questions