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Christmas Party 2016

In In the Media, Student Doings by Imago Dei

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

In Student Doings by Imago Dei

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

In Student Doings by Imago Dei

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 …

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Camp 2016

In Student Doings by Imago Dei

Imago Dei scholars, staff and several helpers spent four days last week at the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona’s beautiful Chapel Rock camp at Prescott. What a fantastic start to a new school year!

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IDMS kids make tile at Santa Theresa Tile Works

In Student Doings by Imago Dei

Our fifth graders spent a happy, entranced hour yesterday at Santa Theresa Tile Works – just up 6th Avenue at 6th Street – learning to make decorative tile with Santa Theresa owner Susan Gamble. Have you ever seen 11-year-olds more lost in what they’re doing?

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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 …