November 14, 2019

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Next Update: November 28, 2019


Tickets now on sale!
Visiting Author & Poet Spoz will offer a parent workshop on Sunday, November 17th from 3pm-4pm. Click HERE to register.

superintendent's perspective

Apple Distinguished School Recognition, KHDA Inspections and a very big favor to ask of our parents! Watch Mrs. Murphy's Video to find more! Click below to watch!

road Safety message

Parent Letter - Road Safety - 07.11.2019.pdf

GEMS Jewels of Kindness

Our GEMS Treasure box has moved to its new home! Don't forget to complete a card and share with us stories of your children being kind and respectful in the home and their community. You can also send us an email at with photos and videos!

We continue to recognize and celebrate acts and deeds of kindness by our students. Congratulations to third graders Carl and Chendi for receiving their certificates this week!

month at a glance

December 1, 2, & 3rd, School will be closed for Commemoration Day and UAE National Day

Community News

We are proud to share that four of our DAA students will be taking part in this Musical performance with Elli Choi and Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO)

Charlotte Vitalo/ Principal 2nd violinist

Tan Caner / Soloist Principal pianist

Yağız Bahadıroğlu / Principal percussionist

Ryunosuke Asano/ Violin player.

Here's the link to concert information:

We are accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year and invite our current families to take advantage of the GEMS Ambassador Programme. If you introduce a new family or friend to the GEMS community, you can earn back a minimum of 4% and up to 100% of your child’s annual tuition fee in the form of GEMS Points which will be redeemable against school fees. Terms and Conditions apply. Do you have a new colleague at work or family friend who is thinking about changing schools or is new to Dubai? You can save and redeem your points against your child's tuition fees if you successfully refer them to DAA!To find out how the process works, please click HERE or ask our front of house staff!
DO YOU NEED TO PAY FOR A FIELD TRIP? WELL NOW YOU CAN THROUGH THE GEMS CONNECT APP! Your GEMS username and Password will allow you access to the GEMS parent portal and to the recently launched GEMS Connect App TO PAY FOR FIELD TRIPS FOR YOUR CHILD. If you require assistance or require your credentials, please email

To register for lunch delivery (K-G2) or top up your child's account (G.3-12), please click here: . Remember that once you have topped up money in your parent account, you must transfer funds to your child's account.


  • Click HERE for the November Cafeteria Menu
  • Click HERE for the November Class Delivery Menu (KG - Grade 2)

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Dubai American Academy Main Landline: 04 704 9777 Main Email:
ADMINISTRATIONADMISSIONS - 04 704 9707Director of Admissions, Gabrielle Keane / 04 704 9706 04 704 9740 / 04 704 9744 / 04 704 9761
PARENT RELATIONSHilda Tabrizi / 04 704 9730
GOVERNMENT RELATIONSSoheir Mohamed / 04 704 9736
SLICES / 054 792 7509

STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Sicat / 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