According to The Council for American Private Education (CAPE), it’s estimated that 55% of all parents who currently send their children to public schools would want to send them to private schools. But, why is this? What makes these schools so desirable for parents? Below are some of the many reasons parents prefer private institutions over other options. Better Teacher-to-Student …
Fantastic Field Trip to the Fox
Our scholars were invited guests of the Fox Tucson Theatre on Halloween morning to enjoy a hauntingly beautiful performance by Dave Wickerham on the Wurlitzer pipe organ. In addition to explaining the history and construction of the organ, popular 100 years ago, Mr. Wickerham entertained the assembled crowd with a medley of hits including Disney songs and The Addams Family …
All-School Camp at Chapel Rock
August 29-September 1, 2022, saw the triumphant return of all four grades to Chapel Rock after a two-year Covid hiatus. The whole school explored, played, tried totally new things, and came together amid the cool pines of Prescott. Yay!
What Kind of Experience Will Your Child Gain From Attending a Private School?
According to The Advocates for Self-Government, one in 10 children attends a private school. This statistic shows that private school is getting more popular among families, and this is because more parents are becoming aware of the benefits of private schools. If you are considering private school for your kids, here are some benefits you may want to know about. …
Post-Graduation Camp at Chapel Rock
Following graduation, the 8th Grade traveled to this beautiful camp outside Prescott for three days of challenges, fun, and togetherness among the pines. It was a final celebration of their accomplishments, and a chance to enjoy an experience they mostly missed out on during Covid. Looks as if they made up for lost time!
Baccalaureate & Graduation 2022
Baccalaureate Service & Dinner (at the school, May 15) and Graduation (at Tucson Museum of Art, May 20) were triumphant occasions made all the more joyous by our ability to once again fully celebrate as a community. Congratulations to the mighty Class of 2022 and to their families!
Fifth Graders Make Beautiful Things at Santa Theresa
Anyone can make something lovely at the school’s subsidiary, Santa Theresa Tile Works. Here, some of our fifth graders show how it’s done – they even cut and glazed some of their own tiles! These made great gifts for Mothers Day.
Eighth Grade Visits Pima Air & Space Museum
Thanks to the museum’s generous school admission policy, Ms. Taylor and Ms. Whitfield-Walker were able to show our graduating class a great, educational time recently at this Tucson gem.
School Science Fair, January 25
Congratulations to all our scholars, who put together the biggest and best Imago Dei Science Fair ever! Thanks to all the judges – and many thanks to Mr. and Ms. Raglow, our incredible brother-and-sister science-teaching team, for the countless hours and amazing creativity they put into mentoring these future scientists and engineers. SARSEF, here we come!
Thanksgiving 2021 at Imago Dei
Every year, our incredible supporters and community partners – Pappas Kids Schoolhouse Foundation, Nationwide Vision, Trader Joe’s, Midwest Foodbank and others – enable us to give away a complete Thanksgiving dinner to every school family. Thanks to the amazing community that makes this abundance possible!