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Innovative Teaching at Imago Dei

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Our teachers know how to engage kids. On a recent morning at school, Ms. Emery’s 8th-grade Language Arts class recreated the plot of a novel they’d read as board games, while Ms. Taylor’s 6th- grade History class acted out encounters between paleolithic and neolithic humans – and the animals that were important to them. (Go, Cave Lion and Cave Bear!)

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Camp at Chapel Rock

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Imago Dei scholars and staff returned Thursday, August 29, from five packed, exhilarating days at Chapel Rock Summer Camp and Conference Center in Prescott. From field games to karaoke night to the high ropes adventure, there was a ton to do in the cool pines of Northern Arizona as we launched into the coming school year together. Thank you to …

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Baccalaureate & Commencement 2019

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The mighty Class of 2019 graduated on May 16 at Armory Park Senior Center. Baccalaureate service and family dinner were held the night before at the school. Hundreds of family, friends, and friends of the school were on hand to recognize our scholars’ achievement and wish them well as they scatter to high schools all across Tucson. We will miss …

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IDMS Science Fair 2019

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Congratulations to our scholars on excellent projects, and thanks to our expert judges, and to all the parents who attended. You all made this year’s school science fair the best so far. Now, on to SARSEF!

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Christmas Party 2018

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Thanks to our dear friends at Santa’s Helpers, Pappas Kids Schoolhouse Foundation, Intuit, Nationwide Vision, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, and Casas Adobes Rotary, our 70 scholars received personalized gifts on the Thursday before Christmas, plus gifts for siblings and the whole family. They went home for winter break happy, sugared up, and staggering under the load of presents. Thank you …

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Fifth-Grade Play

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With the help of Live Theatre Workshop, our fifth-graders presented Jackie and the Chile Stalk at the Screening Room on Friday, December 7. Congratulations to all on a great show!

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First Annual Founders’ Day, Oct 10-11, 2018

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The Revs. Anne and Susan came back to Tucson for the first time since Spring 2017 for the school’s first Founders’ Day, celebrating the school’s mission, history and future – and the incredible vision and love of its remarkable founders. On Wednesday, Anne and Susan joined the entire school and many alumni for a special eucharist, led by The Rev. …

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Bement School Visit

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The Bement School made its second annual visit to Imago Dei from Massachusetts at the end of September. Our combined 8th-grade classes made unforgettable visits to the UA campus, Buenos Aires Wildlife Preserve, Kitt Peak, and Nogales, Sonora. In the spring, our kids will again visit their new friends from the Northeast.

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Camp at Chapel Rock 2018

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Seventy Imago Dei scholars and more than a dozen staff spent four days at the end of August in the cool pines of Prescott, where they had fun, developed teamwork, and kicked off the school year right.

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Commencement 2018

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Eighth Grade Commencement 2018 took place on Friday, May 18, in the courtyard at Tucson Museum of Art downtown. Many family members, IDMS Board members, and other friends of the school joined in us in celebrating this very accomplished class’s achievements. Please click below to see highlights of this gala evening. (Please excuse the lighting conditions, which were far from …