Mount St. Mary Academy


Close Up

Open to grades: 9-12
Sponsor:  Mr. Britt


What do we do?  Close Up takes students to Washington D.C. to give them an up-close look at government in action. Touring monuments, meeting key political figures, hearing from panels, and interacting with other students from around the country, Close Up shows students first-hand what they’ve learned in class and gives them the opportunity to fully experience the nation’s capitol and consider their roles in our political system today and in the future.

How to join: Sign up with Mr. Britt at the beginning of the year.




Mercy Ambassador Trip

Open to Grades: 9-12

Sponsor: Mrs. Gammill and Mrs. Stover

What we do:

This trip is open to any student who is interested in International travel.  We explore various countries, languages, and cultures throughout the world.  Students will see major sites, as well as immerse themselves in the language and culture through various activities–whether it’s perfume making in France or tracing all roots back to the ancient Romans.  MSM partners with Poe Travel to customize the ideal itinerary for both first-time and seasoned travelers.

How to Join:

Students will be able to register via Poe Travel or through Mrs. Gammill or Mrs. Stover