Category: Alumni News

  1. Alumni News: Charlie Klesa Selected for School of American Ballet

    An update on Charlie Klesa, a former Mercy student, and his incredible success in the competitive world of ballet.  His mother, Molly, shared his accomplishments with one of our Upper Elementary teachers via email. We are so proud of Charlie! This summer, Charlie attended the summer intensive program at the School of American Ballet in… Continue Reading »
  2. Alumni News: Lynn Mitchell (’86)

    Class of ‘86 graduate, Lynn Mitchell, paid a visit to Mercy Montessori when she was in town this summer.   She was visiting her hometown as well as her aunt, Mercy’s own Linda Wright.  After graduating from Mercy, Lynn attended Walnut Hills High School and went on to study at Xavier University.   Lynn is currently living… Continue Reading »
  3. Alumni Parent Highlights Cincinnati’s Accessible Venues

    Kathleen Cail, alumni parent of Ben (a junior at Skidmore College) and Grace (a senior at Indian Hill High School), and wife of current Mercy Board Treasurer, Jeff Cail, is spearheading a community project called Access Cincinnati. This organization will help communicate the accessibility and visitability of venues downtown and in Over The Rhine. Kathleen… Continue Reading »
  4. Boy Scouts Renovate the Ecolab

    This summer Carter Fee, a Mercy sixth grade graduate and son to preprimary teacher Diane Fee, spent many long, hot hours renovating the Ecolab stage along with his Boy Scout Troop.   Carter was happy to do any kind of project at Mercy. After meeting with Lisa and some of the Junior High kids who had… Continue Reading »
  5. Help Decorate Jim’s Tree

    One of our Mercy family members, Jim Harris (’96), suffered spinal and cranial trauma from an accident while preparing for a Trans-Patagonia expedition in Punta Arenas, Chile. Jim is currently undergoing treatment at the Drake Center and would love to fill his paper Christmas tree with photos and notes from friends & family. Please feel… Continue Reading »
  6. Alumna Profile: Bee Herz

    Bee (Rebecca) Herz is living in Boulder, CO and is going back to school for her Master’s Degree in Psychology/Counseling.   She shares some of her favorite memories from her time at Mercy (1970-1975). Mercy Graduation Year: I attended Mercy from 1970–1975 (1st through 6th grade). Post Mercy Education: I graduated from University of Cincinnati… Continue Reading »
  7. Jayde Kief (’12) Wins National Actress Title

    Congratulations to Jayde Kief (’12), who recently won the National Jr. Teen Actress First Runner Up title at the 2014 National American Miss Jr. Pageant.    The Actress Competition is the most popular National American Miss optional contest.  Only State Queens, State Courts and State Actress Top Five winners are invited to compete for the title of… Continue Reading »
  8. Alumnus Profile: Matt Masterson

    Matt Masterson (Class of 1994) fondly recalls his experience as the first junior high class to graduate from Mercy Montessori. Mercy Graduation Year: I graduated from Mercy’s first 8th grade class in 1994. Post Mercy Education: St. Xavier (High School); Miami University (Undergrad); University of Dayton (Law School) What You’re Doing Now: Deputy Chief of Staff,… Continue Reading »
  9. LEGO League Teams Up With Mercy Alumnus

    This fall, the Lego League had a unique opportunity to work with Mercy Alumnus, Nick Farina (‘94), on a class project. The students were putting together a project that utilizes technology within the Montessori math environment. The group’s idea is to utilize sensors on Montessori math materials that will provide immediate feedback about their usage and project completion through an… Continue Reading »
  10. Alumnus Profile: Nick Kolentse

    Nick has been following his passion for teaching with his wife, Jessica.   Their careers have taken them to South Korea, Myanmar, and most recently, Colombia.   Together, with their young son, Theodore, the Kolentse Family has been sharing their gifts and talents with people across the globe.   Mercy Graduation Year: 8th Grade Class of 1999… Continue Reading »