During the month of May, we will be doing posts featuring our senior students. The class of 2019 is gearing up for graduation and we checked in with them about what their time at IMS has meant to them and where they are going after IMS. We will miss them but look forward to their contributions to our world as they follow God’s calling for their lives.
Ava liked the sense of community at IMS and would use the word “family” to best describe us. She appreciated being able to talk about faith freely at school. Ava, we will miss your positive, Jesus-loving spirit. Our prayers will be with you as you go from here.
Steven came to us this year from China. When asked what his favorite classes were at IMS, he said, “All of them.” He appreciated the extra help teachers were willing to give him and he felt that IMS is a place where you can grow in all aspects. We will miss you, Steven! Blessings as […]
Caleb loves the passion that IMS faculty have for their subject matter. He feels it shows in the classroom and makes learning easier and more enjoyable. Caleb, we wish you the best as you head to Goshen. Our prayers will be with you.
Cody has enjoyed his time at IMS being involved in sports and working with longtime maintenance director, Joe Swartzentruber. Cody also appreciated the family atmosphere of the school. Blessings to you, Cody, as you prepare for your next steps in life. Our prayers will be with you.
Lara feels that because of the strong sense of community the teacher-student relationships are closer which helps to solidify a strong learning environment. She would say the one word to describe IMS for her is “Influential”. Lara says, “IMS has pushed me academically to be the best student and person I can be. In the […]
Cole enjoyed the class trip to Washington, D.C. this past summer. Cole has helped us out with many technical things at school during his time here. We know he will be successful as he heads off to college. Blessings and prayers to you, Cole!
During Tyler’s time at IMS, he loved that there was always someone to connect with. He appreciated the support of his teachers and friends. He feels that IMS offers a place for everyone to belong and help in getting through tough times in life. We will miss you, Tyler. Our prayers will go with you.
Jacob felt prepared for college at IMS through classes that challenged him and also taught him many useful skills for life. He also worked at developing relationships with fellow students and teachers. Jacob felt that teachers at IMS really cared about him. Blessings as you go from here, Jacob. Our prayers will be with you. […]
During Louis’ time at IMS he learned that there is no break from learning; there is always something new. He also appreciated being able to grow deeper in his faith and become closer to God while here. He felt that IMS helped him learn to care for others and see the best in them. Louis, […]
Madi loved the relationships she formed with teachers and fellow students during her time at IMS. She felt cared for and supported. She also appreciated the conversations and grappling with difficult concepts and questions in her Christianity in the World Arena class. She felt that IMS helped mold her into the person she wants to […]
Micah has enjoyed the small classes and the discussions they’ve had in class. He feels IMS has prepared him for college with the AP classes offered. He also feels he is prepared for life because he has learned to interact with people with different views. Thanks for sharing your talents with us during your time […]
Trevor has appreciated being able to attend high school where teachers really care about you and what’s going on in your life. He has been encouraged to try many sports and clubs. He has also felt IMS has prepared him for college and life beyond high school by challenging him, academically, and answering his questions […]
Jeremy says, “IMS has prepared me for college and life with all of the activities I have been able to be apart of and the engaging classes I have been in due to the smaller classroom environment.” He is grateful for being able to develop strong relationships with classmates and teachers while here. We look […]
Because it’s a small school and needs everyone involved, Rubye has been encouraged to try things outside of her comfort zone at IMS. She feels that being able to stretch herself in such a safe and supportive environment has given her confidence that she can do it during my college experience. Rubye, we know you […]
Mackenzie says, “The nurturing that the staff provides helps [prepare me for college] and has helped me greatly. They have opened doors for me in many ways by giving me exposure to different colleges.” Mackenzie feels that IMS leaves room for all students to try out many different sports and clubs. She also feels she […]
Rachel says, “[IMS] is a very supportive place where the teachers want what is best for you.” She feels that IMS has prepared her well for college, especially in the English department. Rachel, we look forward to where God will lead you in life. Our prayers will be with you.
Suzanna appreciated her time at IMS because you can be involved in so many activities and everyone is included. She says, “You can start clubs and be the leaders of clubs and team captains where you couldn’t at bigger schools. Kids who would otherwise be shy open up at IMS and you are encouraged to […]
Brandon says, “IMS has prepared me for college and life with the essential academics but also with the greater notion that life is ever-changing and we are constantly presented with opportunities to make a difference in ourselves, our communities, and even the world.” Our prayers will go with you as you make a difference, Brandon! […]
Gretta says, “IMS has prepared me for college because AP classes have given me the opportunity to be in a learning setting with classmates who are interested in the material. Everyone who is in the AP classes chose to be there and they are excited about what the topic is.” Gretta, we will miss your […]
When asked to think of one word to describe IMS, Blake says, “Impactful. IMS will impact every part of your life from faith to leadership to academics.” Blake, we appreciate your strong faith and leadership. Our prayers will be with you as you move on to college and beyond.
Karen loved the teachers, community vibe and high academic standards at IMS. There were options for AP classes along with classes to build life skills such as Child Development and Entrepreneurship. Karen, we will miss you but know your future is bright. Our prayers will go with you.
Adria felt prepared for life after high school through her time at IMS by being encouraged to participate in many different extracurricular activities and learning to balance that with homework, church, social and family life. She also felt the academics pushed her to work hard and she appreciated the teachers’ helpful and encouraging guidance. Adria, […]