Mercy Updates

Mercy’s First Maple Tapping

January 30, 2024

Mercy Upper El students learned how to tap a maple tree this week! Mary Dudley, from the Civic Garden Center, visited to provide the students with a lesson on maple tapping. The students learned about what is going on with the tree, how the weather plays a role, and a bit about the sap to maple syrup process.  The…

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Register for Our Open House

January 9, 2024

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   We invite you to join us on Sunday, February 4th for an Open House at our beautiful campus in East Walnut Hills.  We will have tours available and our teachers will be available to answer questions about our school programs, curriculum, and community.   Please register in advance here or by…

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St. Nicholas Backpacks for Ukraine

December 6, 2023

St. Nicholas Backpacks for Ukraine: Children Helping Children Mercy Montessori was presented with an amazing opportunity (and an amazing challenge!), to act as servant leaders and help a school of 300 children in the Ukraine. Here was the mission: The organization USA With Ukraine had a request for filled backpacks for a school in Ukraine…

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The Prepared Environment

August 23, 2023

“The things he sees are not just remembered; they form part of his soul.”                    Dr. Maria Montessori The environment is the backbone to a Montessori classroom. The teacher is trained to present specific materials at the developmentally appropriate time and through the consistent repetition of the…

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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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