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Order the Mercy iPad Package

The Mercy iPad Package can now be ordered for all incoming students for the 2014-15 school year. You must be a registered student to order. You will need your Mercy Student ID number to place your order. Follow the link … Continue reading

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Introducing Schoology

After a thorough review and evaluation of several different alternatives Mercy has decided to switch learning management systems (LMS) from Moodle to Schoology. Teachers, students and parents will be able to access Schoology from their smartphones and tablets (iOS and … Continue reading

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iPad Warranty Info

To all Mercy families who have purchased the Mercy iPad package for the 2013-14 school year: You have purchased AppleCare+ as part of your Mercy iPad package. You may purchase additional third party warranty coverage for your daughter’s Mercy iPad … Continue reading

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What if I lose my stuff?

One of the scenarios we never like to see here in the Mercy IT Dept. is a student who has lost important data. The looks of anguish and often times, tears, are enough to break the heart of even the most seasoned … Continue reading

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2013/2014 Mercy iPad Package FAQs

Who Is Required to Purchase the Mercy iPad package?  Incoming ninth graders and new transfer students are required to purchase the Mercy iPad package. Another iPad may not be substituted. What’s included in the package?  A 32 GB iPad, a … Continue reading

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