Mercy Updates

  1. Mercy Montessori Girls Volleyball: Fun, Friendship, and Learning

    The junior high girls volleyball team has been having an impressive string of victories in competition: consecutive wins for four games after a slow start in their first weekend. Coaches Britt Castellini and Kristi Vredeveld have been assisted by Keri Butkovitch and her super-player daughter, Maggie Butkovitch (from the 6-9 level), to enhance the player’s… Continue Reading »
  2. Eight Mercy Montessori Students Recognized by Pentel Art Awards

    First level student, Tommy Milligan, was honored with the Pentel International Children’s Art Exhibition’s Special Gold Award for his painting titled, “Happy Man” at the school’s year-end assembly on May 29th.  Tommy is one of three honorees to receive the award in the United States.  143 American students have been recognized this year from a… Continue Reading »
  3. Students Featured at Local Art Shows in May

    Visionaries & Voices TAP Graduation and Student Show Show Runs: May 1 – May 22 Opening Night: Friday, May 1st 5PM-8PM 3841 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH  45223 The V+V Teaching Artist Program (TAP) expands opportunities for artists who have an interest in teaching and public leadership positions in the field of visual art. The… Continue Reading »
  4. Congratulations Power of the Pen Team!

    Congratulations to the Power of the Pen Regional competitors! On March 21, 2015, 250 writers represented 44 schools in three rounds of creative writing at Wyoming Middle School. It was the largest tournament in the state. Team Mercy consisted of Nicole Curley from 7th level, Drake Cooper and Ellie White from 8th levels. Special thanks… 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. Junior High Students Serve as School Ambassadors

    This year, several of our Junior High Students have trained to be school ambassadors. They will lead monthly tours for prospective families, serve at donor functions, and will be available for school publicity activities. Their training included quizzes, mock tours, and lessons on tea service, a tradition put in place by Sr. Jacinta nearly 45 years ago. We are… Continue Reading »