The Arizona Daily Star caught some of our children in action decorating the sidewalk in front of neighboring store (and valued community partner) Johnny Gibson’s Downtown Market for Valentine’s Day.
A (minor) flood at the school, Aug. 9
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 …
Downtown Murals and IDMS Kids
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!
Young Episcopal Leaders Visit
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 …
First Day of School
We started bright and early Monday, August 8, with an almost full school and had a really good day. So many new faces! Welcome all. It’s going to be a terrific year.
Intuit Spruces up our School
Our partnership with accounting and financial software giant Intuit continues to be one of our most treasured alliances. On June 24, a mighty crew of volunteers from the company’s Tucson site – headed up by dear friend of the school Katherine Gregg – came with paint and brushes in hand. In the course of the day they repainted a half-dozen …
Lorax – The Musical
The Imago Dei Players presented this original musical (book by Dr. Seuss, music by Sheldon Curry) on The Mezzanine to an audience of more than 100 parents, alumni and friends of the school on Weds., June 22. Royal Miller directed and co-starred as The Once-ler; The Rev. Susan Anderson-Smith played The Lorax. Cameron Taylor and Elaine Garcia were instrumental in …
Baccalaureate & Graduation 2016
Our Eighth Grade Class concluded their studies at Imago Dei with two evenings of joyous celebration. Warmest congratulations to all our grads and their families! (Click on any image below for a slideshow display.)
Bubble Art at TMA
Our sixth graders walked over to the Tucson Museum of Art today, where they had a great time making images using the unique medium of colored bubbles. They had a ball. We couldn’t appreciate our partnership with TMA more!
On March 4, 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 goes out to under-resourced middle schools with everything needed to dissect sheep eyes and hearts while teaching kids about anatomy, physiology, and, not incidentally, the incredible coolness of science. Our middle-schoolers …