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Thanksgiving Feast a Long-Standing Kindergarten Tradition

Mercy Montessori’s extended dayers (fondly referred to as “splendid dayers”) celebrated their Thanksgiving Feast, with great glee, the Friday before the holiday. After spending a month studying the Pilgrims and Native Americans, as well as attending a field trip to the Imago … Continue reading

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Parent Education Coffees a Great Way to Start Your Morning

The first in a series of four Parent Education Coffees for preschool parents began in October with Yvonne Reissig’s presentation of the Montessori philosophy. Scheduled for 9:00 am in the dining room, the coffees offer an opportunity to meet other families, gain a deeper … Continue reading

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Children Love Parent-Child Work Nights

Montessori students love to demonstrate their skills during Parent-Child Work Nights. On October 3rd Mercy’s lower elementary classrooms were full of busy children and engaged parents, many of whom had a chance to learn educational concepts in a whole new way. These … Continue reading

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Junior High Begins an Ambitious Year of Community Service

Every other Wednesday the junior high attends three different service projects: Camp Stepping Stones, Gorman Farm, and Senior Services with Mercy Neighborhood Ministries. “These are all engaging and important experiences for our junior high students,” reflects Lisa Klus, Mercy’s Assistant Principal. The … Continue reading

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