Mercy Updates

Celebrating Asian American And Pacific Islander Month

May 2, 2024

As we enter May, we have the opportunity to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. This month presents an invaluable opportunity to recognize and honor the diverse cultures, histories, and contributions of the AAPI community. Throughout history, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made significant strides in various fields, enriching our society with…

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 Neurodiversity Celebration Month

April 19, 2024

April is Neurodiversity Celebration Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the unique talents and perspectives of individuals with diverse neurological backgrounds. Neurodiversity encompasses a range of conditions such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and more, and it reminds us that our differences should be embraced and celebrated rather than stigmatized. As an inclusive and forward-thinking organization, we believe in…

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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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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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