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Our Kids Learn to Swim

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Thanks to Dolphins of the Desert Swimming Academy, S.W.I.M Tucson, USA Swimming Foundation, and the mighty Arizona Swimming and Diving, Imago Dei kids enjoyed an inspiring morning at the beautiful Oro Valley Acquatic Center on Saturday, April 21, receiving individualized swim instruction and having a great time. Access to swim lessons for minority and low-income children is an important issue …

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IDMS Science Fair 2018

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Congratulations to all the students whose projects made this year’s Science Fair – appropriately held on Pi Day! – our best ever. Many thanks to the staff who worked so hard to keep this mighty endeavor on track, and to the many parents, alumni, and school friends who attended. And best of luck to the top projects, which will be …

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IDMS Christmas Party 2017

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Thanks to the wonderful folks of Santa’s Helpers, TPD Communications Division, Intuit, Nationwide Vision, and Pappas Kids Schoolhouse Foundation, each of our more than 70 scholars AND their siblings received beautiful, individually selected and wrapped gifts again this year, plus holiday treats and games for every family. (Special thanks, as always, to Jack “Santa” Shomenta and Jadel “Mrs. Claus” Roe!) …

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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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A (minor) flood at the school, Aug. 9

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The record rains that fell on Tucson the morning of August 9 caused water to rise to a depth of several inches in the back of the school’s Chapel. The School Leadership Team – Cameron Taylor, Kitt Bret Harte, and The Reverend Anne Sawyer – swung into action, pulling up pavers, digging a trench, and enlisting a workman with a …

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Downtown Murals and IDMS Kids

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Our seventh graders went out for a walking tour of some the gorgeous new downtown murals on August 11, and Principal Kitt Bret Harte entrusted two of the boys, Elliot and Aiden, with her fancy camera. They came back with some stunning shots, including an abstract of a downtown building that’s really something. Great eye, guys!

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Young Episcopal Leaders Visit

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The 20-plus participants in the Youth Leadership Academy of the Episcopal Church in Massachusetts, led by The Rev. H. Mark Smith, visited Imago Dei on August 10 as one stop on their borderlands pilgrimage to Arizona and Mexico. They toured the school, learned about our work, joined us for the first Eucharist of the school year, shared lunch with our …