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Poetry and Pumpkin Pie

A literary tradition that has taken place in one of Mercy’s 6-9 classrooms for more than a decade is an afternoon of poetry reading, followed by pumpkin pie. Parents and siblings of students in Melissa and Noreen’s lower elementary class enjoyed a stellar … Continue reading

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Grandparents’ Days

Our 290 students hosted 410 guests during November’s Grandparents’ Days. A favorite of all ages, it was a pleasure to host the grandparents, grandfriends, and other adults who spent two wonderful mornings with their favorite Mercy students. Each day begins in the … Continue reading

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Ecolab Ready for Winter

On Saturday, November 2nd, the Ecolab received attention from the Berger, Heitkamp, Kodas, Plush, Randolph, Salyer, Shroyer, and Spears families. Lower elementary teacher Noreen Sullivan volunteered to arrange and help with the work. While adults and older children did most of the heavy … 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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