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Camp at Chapel Rock, Day 1

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The school year kicks off with our annual all-school sleep-away camp, August 28-31, in the cool woods at Prescott. A million thanks to the Stonewall Foundation and other generous supporters who make this incredible experience for our urban kids an Imago Dei tradition.

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Our 5th Grade Presents The Wizard of OZ

In Student Doings by Imago Dei

In the midst of a super-busy end-of-the-year week, our adorable Fifth Grade – led by teachers Elaine Garcia and Carolyn Hollis, with the collaboration of Tucson’s Live Theatre Workshop – presented a fantastic adaptation of the Frank Baum classic. The production, presented on Thursday, May 18, at the Main Library downtown, featured the whole class, including three, count ’em, three …

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Graduation 2017

In Graduate Doings by Imago Dei

Our 18-strong Class of 2017 graduated during a beautiful evening ceremony at Tucson Museum of Art on Monday, May 22, attended by family, friends, Board Members, friends of the school and other distinguished guests, including school Co-Founders The Revs. Anne Sawyer and Susan Anderson-Smith, on the very eve of their departure for exciting new ventures in New York City. Special …

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Baccalaureate 2017

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Sunday, May 21, we held a joyous Baccalaureate Eucharist followed by dinner at the school for the Class of 2017 and family members. Many, many thanks to the congregations of St. Alban’s and Saint Francis-In-The-Valley Episcopal Churches – and especially to Jil Feldhausen, Gillian Borden and Wayne North – who generously pitched in to make this lovely evening possible! The …

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Our School Home, At Last

In In the Media by Imago Dei

Photos by the Rev. Anne Sawyer and Dr. Bob Kamilli Last week, Board President Dr. Jan Brundage signed the papers that made our school buildings – 51-55 N. 6th Ave – our own. This is truly a milestone in the 11-year history of IDMS, which now has a secure footing in Tucson’s rapidly developing downtown, and, with it, a brighter …

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Into the Water!

In Student Doings by Imago Dei

Thank to Dolphins of the Desert Swimming Academy, Imago Dei kids enjoyed an inspiring morning at the UA’s state of the art pool last Saturday, April 22, receiving individualized instruction and meeting Ben Kanute, 2016 Olympian. Our kids, few of whom were water-safe before, are also receiving lessons at the Downtown YMCA, thanks to a Tucson Medical Center voucher program …

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Dissection Day 2017

In Student Doings by Imago Dei

Last week, medical students from the UA School of Medicine visited Imago Dei under the aegis of the Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Med Teach program, which takes everything needed for a hands-on class in anatomy and physiology out to Tucson middle-schools. Every year, this visit gets our kids get incredibly excited about studying science. Thank you, Med Teach!

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Our Isaac

In Graduate Doings by Imago Dei

Arizona Leadership Foundation, a Phoenix school tuition organization that provides tremendous support to Imago Dei, featured an honor-roll student and all-around great guy we know in an email. Isaac is now a freshman at Saint Augustine HS, where he’s doing fantastic. Read more about this favorite IDMS alumnus here.