2023 National Character Essay Contest Winners Announced

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Imagine Schools 17th Annual National Character Essay Contest came to a successful conclusion on April 13, 2023. We are proud of the many young Imagine Schools’ talented writers that participated in this year’s contest. With 45 schools participating (94%), and 205 entries, a panel of 17 judges read and were inspired by essays that demonstrated an understanding of complex maxims …

Imagine South Lake Charter School Launches Library on Wheels

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Two Old School Buses Renovated into Libraries for Young Readers Students at Imagine South Lake Charter School will now head to the parking lot to choose their favorite library book. The school has transformed two old school buses into a library on wheels for young readers. The highly anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, was …

A Focus on Mindfulness Helps Cleveland Students and Teachers Ease Stress

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It is no secret that the last three years have taken a toll on the mental health of many young people. In 2021 as schools returned to in-person learning, one local charter school, Imagine Bella Academy of Excellence, decided to do something about it. With financial support from Ohio’s Student Success and Wellness funds, they partnered with The Well, a …

Imagine Broward Celebrates New Facility Expansion with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Imagine Charter School at Broward celebrated their new 22,000 square-foot expansion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 16, 2023. The new facility, Soaring Hall, houses 12 additional state-of-the-art classrooms. Accommodating up to 240 students, the expansion increased capacity from 840 students to about 1,080. In addition to enhanced classroom spaces, the expansion includes a new high-school sized gymnasium/auditorium, providing …

Florida Campuses Come Together to Support Hurricane Ian Victims

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On September 28, 2022, Hurricane Ian made landfall as a catastrophic Category 4 storm in Florida. The Imagine Schools at North Port elementary and high school campuses, located near the Gulf Coast, were hit very hard. Staff, students, and their families are still dealing with the aftermath caused by the extreme flooding and winds. To help those impacted by the …

Presidential Volunteer Service Awards presented to Four Imagine School Students

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Four high school students from Imagine International Academy of North Texas (IIA-NT) were awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) for their service to Afghan refugees displaced in North Texas. Led by the AmeriCorps and managed in partnership with Points of Light, the PVSA is a civil award bestowed by the president of the United States. Established by George W. …

Two Imagine Public Charter Schools Ranked Among the Top 17 Public Schools in Texas

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Two Imagine School campuses were ranked in the top 1.4% of public school districts in Texas, and were two of the top 10 highest-performing charter schools in the state, based on the 2022 Texas state academic accountability system. Imagine International Academy of North Texas located in McKinney, and Imagine Lone Star Language Academy in Plano each received a 98/100 score. …

Imagine Schools Salutes our 2022 Teacher of the Year and Finalists

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Imagine Schools is proud to honor Katelynn Coleman, Fifth Grade Math teacher at Imagine South Lake in Clermont, Florida as our 2022 National Teacher of the Year. Ms. Coleman epitomizes the very meaning of a caring teacher and team-mate, while upholding our Shared Values of Justice, Integrity and Fun.  A firm believer in personal growth, Katelynn serves as Lead Planner and …