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Service Learning

Waldron Mercy Academy is unwaveringly committed to fulfilling its charge of service, Mercy, and faith. This commitment extends beyond service projects; it is integrated into everything we do and partnerships are created that last for years. 

It is a delicate but important balance for students to realize that service is not just something we do, it’s something we share. It's a true partnership. As the students mature, these experiences can challenge them and foster growth. Students come away with an understanding that service goes beyond doing. They expand to being deeply involved and are driven to embody Mercy.

Waldron Mercy students use their academic skills to think about ways to help their communities. When they grow up, their continued service may involve working at a soup kitchen, but it might also include improving the education system or working to provide better healthcare.

When we expose our students to a variety of outreach opportunities, we are inviting them to make connections between what they learn in the classroom and how they live their lives in service to others.

Program of Distinction

In May 2017, Waldron Mercy Academy achieved a Program of Distinction from the Middle States Association for our stellar Service Learning curriculum. Waldron Mercy is the first and, to date, only school to have this honor bestowed. Read more about our exciting achievement!

Community Gathering

Join us for Community Gathering on Wednesday mornings at 8:15 a.m. Students, faculty, staff, and parents gather together in the Dixon Gym for our student-led prayer and assembly to learn about outreach opportunities and projects, recognize the accomplishments and good works of our students, listen to important school announcements, celebrate birthdays, and much more. As we gather in the mornings, you are invited to peruse the trophy cases and photos in Alumni Hall - you may spot some familiar faces!

Please mark your calendars for Wednesday mornings at 8:15 a.m. You are always welcome!

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Big & Little Buddies

WMA's Big and Little Buddies program connects our Lower School and Middle School students. Throughout the year, buddies get to know one another while participating in arts and craft activities and in outreach projects. Our big buddies learn how to be leaders, while our younger students learn by example. Best of all, through this program, they also make lasting friendships!

Our Big and Little Buddies are:

Pre-K and Grade 4
Kindergarten and Grade 8
Grade 1 and Grade 5
Grade 2 and Grade 6
Grade 3 and Grade 7

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