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SUPERINTENDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Watch Mrs. Murphy's Video message about some exciting additions coming to our learning community by clicking here.

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Dubai Fitness Challenge

Our entire learning community has been up for the challenge! Check out our Padlet to see some of the amazing physical activities our staff, students and families have been engaging in!

https://padlet.com/allisondeakin/pejkxhrgwidia67u

Set your own pace as you run along a traffic-free Sheikh Zayed Road with family and friends on 26 November. Run past iconic buildings in the heart of the city with the choice of a 10km and 5km route to get your Friday morning pumping. The run is free to enter and a good way to get moving.

https://www.dubairun.com/

DHA Webinar

In honor of National Bullying Prevention week (November 20 - 26th) the Dubai Health Authority is inviting parents to attend a webinar led by the Ministry of Education.

This year, the National Bullying Prevention Week will focus on verbal bullying under the slogan "Your Words Leave An Impact", hashtag (#Flourish_Together). This campaign aims to raise awareness about Verbal Bullying and its impact on society.

The webinar information can be found below:

Speaker Name: Sneha John

Language: English

Topic: Raising resilient kids: starting verbal bullying prevention at home

Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/dl/launcher/launcher.html?url=%2F_%23%2Fl%2Fmeetup-join%2F19%3Ameeting_ODFjNmZmOTQtNWI0MC00NTI2LWEzZTQtNjljY2RmOGE3ZTBl%40thread.v2%2F0%3Fcontext%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%2522b962fd5b-f84b-4521-b7ad-9b48c7a6a8d4%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%25229533721c-e866-43d6-a8a5-d94a6652bffc%2522%257d%26anon%3Dtrue&type=meetup-join&deeplinkId=6b162fa7-b7d7-48b2-9a91-0cbc4727f4d9&directDl=true&msLaunch=true&enableMobilePage=true&suppressPrompt=true&promptSuccess=true

community events

Holiday Christmas Party Poster.pdf
The Gift.pdf
ESM Enrichment Winter Camps.pdf

ESM, in association with GEMS Education and their approved & qualified providers are launching our Enrichment Winter Camp Program at GEMS Dubai American Academy (DAA) from the 12th - 23rd December.

The ESM Enrichment Camps will cover a wide range of Educational and FUN activities for children aged 4 - 18 years old during this winter break 2021.

ESM would be delighted to have your child enrolled in one of our amazing programs to help your children spend their winter holidays most effectively.

For any further clarifications please feel free to contact us via email: enrichment@esm.ae or call us on 052-5509676.

Alumni Program

Poster_Jul21_V2.pdf

Reminders

Admissions

We are pleased to inform you that Admissions for academic year 2022-2023 is now open. Our current families have priority for sibling placement at this time.

Please contact the Admissions office or complete an application by December 1, 2021.

Should you have any questions please contact Gabrielle Keane, g.keane_daa@gemsedu.com.

If you are leaving Dubai and withdrawing your child from DAA, please review the withdrawal process by clicking HERE.


Please contact our admissions office at registrar_daa@gemsedu.com immediately if your circumstances and intentions have changed for next year.

KEY CONTACTS

Dubai American Academy Main Landline: 04 704 9777 Main Email: communication_daa@gemsedu.com
ADMINISTRATIONADMISSIONS - Registrar_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9707
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONSGabrielle Keane g.keane_daa@gemsedu.com / 04 704 9706
FINANCEfinance_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9740 / 04 704 9744


HEALTHhealthoffice_daa@Gemsedu.com / 04 704 9761
PARENT RELATIONSVictoria Kiely pre_daa@gemsedu.com
GOVERNMENT RELATIONSSoheir Mohamed S.MOHAMED_DAA@gemsedu.com
SLICES CATERINGMs. Shevine daa@slices.ae / 054 792 7509https://pay.slices.ae/support/ticket/submit
STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Sicat sde-daa@sts-group.com / 04 704 9755