Mercy Updates

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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Students Grow Skills and Love of Earth on School Farm

August 3, 2022

Erdkinder directress, Jocelyn Welch, was a featured writer for the Sisters of Mercy Laudato Si’ story series.  Learn more about the Erdkinder/Farmessori Program.

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Mercy is a Top Workplace!

June 14, 2022

We are grateful for our incredible teachers and staff and are honored to be recognized as a Top Workplace for the 5th year in a row!  

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Congratulations Class of 2022

June 1, 2022

We are so proud of these Mercy alumni and know that they will move on from Mercy to continue to shine their light on those around them.

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Save the Date for Spring Fling!

February 16, 2022

The Mercy community is preparing for another fun event in support of Mercy’s financial aid fund! What is Spring Fling?  What: Mercy’s annual Spring Fling is a fun party and the sole event that raises money for need-based financial aid for Mercy students – 100% of proceeds are allocated and restricted for this purpose.  When:…

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