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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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.

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Christmas Party 2016

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It was a scene of happy mayhem like no other, as Santa’s Helpers, Pappas Kids Schoolhouse Foundation, and our friends at Intuit brought a bountiful Christmas to our 70-plus scholars. There were even gifts for siblings and families. And, of course, Imago Dei’s very own Santa made an appearance. Enjoy!

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Creating a sacred space at school

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The Seventh Grade Religion Class, led by Chaplain Susan Anderson-Smith, recently created a beautiful sacred space for the use of all IDMS scholars. The space features a number of stations where students can express their spiritual longings in a variety of creative ways. An online Prayer Portal, modeled on that of the national Episcopal Church, is one of the stations. …

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Our 5th Grade visits Marana Pumpkin Patch

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Many, many thanks to Helen and Ashton Curtis, who kindly hosted the Fifth Grade’s field trip to Marana Pumpkin Patch Thursday, Oct. 27. A fantastic time was had by all. We made the annual trip in memory of our dear friend Ann Jackson, whose love for children and insistence that they have all possible fun will never be equaled. Thank …