Mercy got in the spirit of the Winter Olympics with its very own event on Friday, Feb. 16. The tradition, which takes place every four years, is a unique way to recognize the efforts of athletes worldwide and a way for students to have some fun too. Homeroom classes represented nations.
Activities included an Opening Ceremony complete with a Parade of Athletes and nations, the Olympic Oath, Prayer and lighting of the torch by a special torch bearer, Sr. Jeanne O’Rourke, RSM. Then the games began!
Games included :Shots on goal (hockey), speed skating on carpet squares, pairs skating with carpet squares, four-person bobsledding on scooters, two-Person bobsledding on scooters, skeleton on scooters, luge on scooters, biathlon on carpet squares with tossing at targets, moguls on carpet squares with jumps, and cross-country skiing on carpet squares.