SPOTS

NEWSLETTER


UPDATES AND EVENTS FOR OUR DAA COMMUNITY

April 2, 2020

Read Elementary/Middle and High School News through the side menu bar or at the bottom of each page.

Next Update: April 16, 2020

Highlights and Reminders

The GEMS Scholarship program is now open for grades 6-12. The last day for scholarship applications is May 31, 2020. Terms and Conditions apply. Please see our website for further details.

**Survey link will close by Sunday evening! **

ATTENDANCE

Please notify the divisional secretary in the event your child is expected to be absent from a day of Remote Learning.

Elementary Mobile: 052 105 4944

Middle School Mobile: 052 – 1054491

High School Mobile: 052 105 4552

Please review the COVID-19 Relief email which was sent to GEMS families on Wednesday. It is available in both English and Arabic.

MRs. Murphy's

superintendent's perspective

Following the announcement by the MOE and KHDA, DAA will continue with Remote Learning until the end of this academic year. Watch Mrs. Murphy's video message as she highlights some changes to Week 3 of Remote Learning!

Watch Now!

For our Seniors - Class of 2020

An extra special heartfelt video message to our seniors from Mrs. Murphy! She has surrounded herself with the artwork of our IB Art students throughout her home and one piece is particularly visible in the video. Watch Now!

Way to Show Spirit DAA!

Our Thursday spirit days will continue! Thank you for sharing your awesome photos and showing your leopard pride! Take a look at the carousel below for some photos!

Do you have an idea for DAA Spirit Day? Click THIS FORM and share your idea with us!

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We're In this Together DAA!

Be sure to share your Remote Learning experiences with us by tagging us on our social feeds! Or send an email with photo/video to pre_daa@gemsedu.com!

@gems_daa

@gems_daa

community news

The photographs that were recently taken of your child are now available to order on the Stu Williamson website. Please log on to www.stu.ae and enter the personal password that will be found on the card your child brought home. If you did not receive the card, or have mislaid it, you can call the Stu Williamson head office on 04 388 3382 and they will assist you. The deadline for ordering is 14th April and you will receive your photos 10-14 days after. If you have any questions please call the Stu Williamson head office on the above number.

DAA Community Art Challenge!

Art Challenge .pdf
Click below to view the DAA Remote Learning Plan
Reminder to please ensure you include as much detail as possible when raising a ticket for our IT team to be able to assist you.

KEY CONTACTS

Dubai American Academy Main Landline: 04 704 9777 Main Email: communication_daa@gemsedu.com
ADMINISTRATIONADMISSIONS - Registrar_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9707Director of Admissions, Gabrielle 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 RELATIONSHilda Tabrizi pre_daa@gemsedu.com / 04 704 9730
GOVERNMENT RELATIONSSoheir Mohamed S.MOHAMED_DAA@gemsedu.com / 04 704 9736
SLICES CATERINGMikhail@slices.ae / 054 792 7509https://pay.slices.ae/support/ticket/submit

STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Sicat kelvin.rosario@stss.ae / 04 704 9755

Divisional directory

Early Years Reception: 04 704 9705
Elementary Reception: 04 704 9724
Middle School Reception: 04 704 9722
Middle School Attendance: 04 704 9728
High School Reception: 04 704 9723
High School Attendance: 04 704 9747
Athletics, Activities & Aquatics: 04 704 9842

Athletics: s.hibbard_daa@gemsedu.com

Activities: j.matter_daa@gemsedu.com

Aquatics: m.leclerc1_daa@gemsedu.com