Character Wins the Race

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Imagine School at Palmer Ranch in Sarasota, FL recently participated in a cross country competition.  One of our student athletes, “Oliver”, has cerebral palsy.  According to his principal, Alisa Wright, his movements are awkward and he is slower than the rest of the team, but he has extraordinary determination. The meet progressed as expected.  Our students suited up, left school …

Welcome Back to School

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As teachers reported to Imagine Schools’ campuses in eight states and the District of Columbia, the excitement was palpable. In back-to-school professional learning sessions and celebrations, teachers and principals focused on accelerating achievement for every Imagine student. Enjoy these highlights of the first few weeks of the 2017-18 school year!                

Celebrating Student Success!

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We are celebrating! There are 37 schools in Broward County, FL with 95+% of students considered “Economically Disadvantaged.” 2017 Florida grades rank Imagine Elementary at North Lauderdale Charter School #1 among these 37 schools with a “B” grade. This ranking makes Imagine North Lauderdale the highest performing elementary school among similarly “Economically Disadvantaged” schools in North Lauderdale, Lauderhill, Lauderdale Lakes, Margate, Tararac, …

Imagine Schools Salutes our 2017 Teacher of the Year!

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  Imagine Schools values the 3,000 teachers whose craft and passion accelerates the learning of every Imagine student. But each year, we select one teacher who embodies the very best of what it means to educate and inspire students to reach higher, try harder, and become successful scholars and citizens. The process of selecting our Teacher of the Year is rigorous, comprised …

Dinner of Excellence Feeds Body and Soul

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Each month at Imagine Clay Avenue Community School, specially selected Toledo, Ohio elementary students are treated to a gourmet dinner at the campus. Fifth Grade Teacher and Grade Level Leader Ryan Throop-Voors and his wife Jesse, also an Imagine teacher, purchase ingredients and lead chosen students in the process of preparing a “Dinner of Excellence.” Participating students are nominated by their teachers …

Headlines and Honors

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Imagine International Academy of North Texas students were recently honored by C‑SPAN and Spectrum as winners for C‑SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition, StudentCam. During the visit a C‑SPAN Representative presented a StudentCam certificate of merit to all 12 winning students during ceremonies in front of classmates, teachers, family members, and dignitaries to recognize their achievement in the national competition. StudentCam encourages …

In the News!

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We believe the hard work of our Imagine Schools’ students and talented teachers is always deserving of recognition. It it rewarding, however, when others take note of the great things happening in our classrooms and the lives of our students. Below are two recent features highlighting the impact of our schools. Getting Smart, an online resource for educational innovation and …

Celebrating National School Choice Week

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From Arizona to Florida, students across Imagine Schools participated in a weeklong celebration of school choice. National School Choice Week took place January 23-27 in our schools with a variety of events in local communities. It is part of a broader, nationwide movement with more than 21,000 events planned coast-to-coast to highlight the importance of school choice. From rallies at …