Mercy Updates

We’re Hiring!

June 14, 2023

We’re hiring!  Come work with an amazing team of educators at the oldest, Catholic elementary Montessori school in Cincinnati.  We are a vibrant and supportive community that nurtures the whole child … and the whole adult!  We’ve been named a Top Workplace for six years running. We have three child care provider job opportunities available…

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Mercy Montessori Selected As Top Workplace 2023!

June 11, 2023

ENQUIRER MEDIA NAMES MERCY MONTESSORI A WINNER OF THE GREATER CINCINNATI AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY TOP WORKPLACES 2023 AWARD For the sixth year in a row, Mercy Montessori has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honor by The Enquirer Media Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by…

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Dee Watson Joins EdSurge Voices of Change Cohort

June 7, 2023

Dee Watson, Mercy’s Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging, will join the third cohort of the EdSurge Voices of Change Writing Fellowship. The fellowship presents educators, who deeply understand the challenges facing school communities, with an opportunity to share their stories. This year, EdSurge received an overwhelming application response and the committee was impressed with Dee’s…

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Mercy Welcomes Dee Watson, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

May 16, 2023

Deaunna “Dee” Watson is excited to join Mercy Montessori as the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB).   Dee is the first elementary school DEI director within the Mercy Education system of 55 schools around the globe.  This Director position is new to Mercy, created in 2022 by the DEIB committee as part…

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Farmessori Teacher Receives Earth Day Educator Award

May 9, 2023

Our compost queen, chicken caregiver, bee-dazzler and lover of all things sustainable, Jocelyn Welch, received the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition Educator Award at their Earth Day Festival. There is no one more deserving of this accolade. Jocelyn strives to make our world a better place through education and action. We are so grateful for her…

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Celebrating Black History Month

February 7, 2023

The month of February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States. The Center for Racial Justice in Education reminds us, “the histories, stories, and voices of Black people should be centered, honored, and uplifted in school curricula every day.” At Mercy, we are grateful for our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging…

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Preprimary Childcare

November 15, 2022

We are grateful for our preschool childcare providers, Laura Hughes, Ke’Asia Hatcher, and Ellie Normile, who provide nurturing aftercare environments for our smallest students. In one preprimary childcare room, the unique and wonderful qualities of its students are celebrated and proudly displayed. In another, students are immersed in art, enjoying projects they have created as…

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El Día de los Muertos at Mercy

November 1, 2022

Celebrating El Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and remembering our loved ones by sharing memories and prayers. Students built an altar (la ofrenda) and decorated it with their loved ones’ favorite items, pictures, candles, flowers and more.

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Reflections from the Junior High Odyssey Trip

September 7, 2022

Each fall, our Junior High students start their year with an Odyssey Trip.  This year, they journeyed to Camp Campbell Gard and experienced a ropes course, team building activities, interactions with nature and animals, archery, and evening campfires.  The Odyssey Trip is an important part of the Montessori adolescent experience.  The adventure-based setting provides an…

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Mercy’s Wildflower Hill

August 10, 2022

Wildflower Hill on Mercy’s campus started with Doug Lambert’s vision to turn an “ugly” hillside, un-mowable because of its steep grade, into something beautiful for all to enjoy. This hill is front and center, down from the Farmessori and across from Mercy’s front entrance. If you know Doug, he is an avid seed saver who…

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