Celebrations and Awards

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A few weeks ago, members of the National Academic and Character Team attended the National Forum on Character Education in Washington, DC. This team heard many inspiring speakers and engaged in breakout sessions related to the theme, “Building Productive and Caring Citizens.” Joined by several Imagine colleagues from some of our schools in Florida, it was an opportunity to publicly celebrate our …

Let the Hurricane Roar!

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Hurricane Matthew was a potentially catastrophic storm for much of the East Coast and also Imagine Schools in Florida. Nine Imagine campuses in the state were predicted to take the brunt of Matthew’s force as it made land. As residents stocked up on non-perishable food, water, batteries, generators and other storm provisions, Imagine principals also took action to prepare. Our school …

A Focused Approach to Achievement and Celebrations

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Imagine Schools began this school year 30,000 students strong at 60 campuses throughout the nation. As a national non-profit family of public charter schools, we have adopted the theme of Focused for this school year to keep us dedicated to purposeful and personalized learning for every Imagine student. We are Focused on our students and our responsibility to empower their …

Imagine Desert West Goes KaBoom!

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Early on a warm Saturday morning in Phoenix, more than 300 parents and volunteers from Foresters, an international finance firm, and KaBoom! gathered at Imagine Desert West. Equipped with an array of tools and lots of enthusiasm, they set out to build a playground for more than 1,000 K-8 students who attend this urban school. In less than eight hours, the volunteers completed the play space, which will serve more than 300,000 children and their families for years to come.

Imagine Leadership Gathers for Professional Learning and Collaboration

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Imagine’s senior leadership team and regional directors recently gathered in Columbus, OH for two days of intensive professional development and collaboration. The gathering included 10 workshops on subjects ranging from mentoring, coaching, and supporting school leaders to deepening Imagine’s Academic Excellence Framework and Literacy Focuses and instructional strategies.