Tag Archive: lower elementary

  1. 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 turnout for this pre-Thanksgiving experience. Students, singly and in groups of various… Continue Reading »
  2. 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 Earth Center, the kindergarten students created handmade costumes, churned butter, baked muffins with… Continue Reading »
  3. Pentel International Art Exhibit Field Trip

    Mercy Montessori students have participated in the Pentel International Art Exhibit for close to 20 years, with many gold, silver, and bronze medals acknowledging their artistic talents. An annual competition juried by an international panel in Japan, the exhibits are showcased around the globe. Lower elementary students had an opportunity to see one of the… Continue Reading »
  4. Another Wonderful Falloween

    Mercy’s Falloween, an annual fall favorite for preschool and lower elementary students, took place at Parky’s Farm this year. Parent Celeste Morgan coordinated the festivities, which were underwritten by the Mercy Montessori Parents Association. The new venue offered wagon rides, animal experiences with goats and ponies, a costume parade, and refreshments. Children and adults got… Continue Reading »
  5. 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 scheduled evenings are an ideal opportunity to see the Montessori curriculum in action,… Continue Reading »