We are so grateful to have been chosen a 2016 Angel Charity for Children, Inc, beneficiary! Many thanks for all the prayers and well wishes as we are on our way to having a permanent school home. Thank you Angels for blessing us!
On February 9, Imago Dei Chaplain Rev. Susan Anderson-Smith led our scholars in the traditional Mardi Gras observances of eating King Cake and burning last year’s Palm Sunday palms at Amory Park to make ashes for Ash Wednesday. Strings of carnival beads were another traditional touch as everyone said “goodbye to the flesh” and prepared for the beginning of Lent.
Thanks to Santa’s Helpers, Tucson Police Department Communications Division, and Pappas Kids School House Foundation, all of our kids received gifts, a jacket, and gifts for all their siblings at a party at the school December 17. It was a very fine time.
Volunteers from the Innovation Catalyst Team at Intuit’s Tucson site have been working with our 8th graders for the past several years developing Community Outreach projects that allow our students to make Tucson greener and show off their organic gardening skills in the form of bedding plants adapted to local gardens. Taking their work to market, as they did recently …