SPOTS

NEWSLETTER


UPDATES AND EVENTS FOR OUR DAA COMMUNITY

v. 48 JANUARY 10, 2019

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Please note: The next issue of SPOTS will be published on January 31, 2019

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HIGHLIGHTS

KHDA Inspection Week of January 20th. Remember to complete your parent survey! Click HERE: https://khda.gov.ae/Parents/Survey/Index
Click HERE for the full Term 2 External Activity Guide
Your items miss you! Lost and found items will be on display all next week in front of school and will be donated if left unclaimed by January 17th
Home Game Matches January 16th! Come out and support our Athletes!

superintendent's perspective

A critical aspect of the KHDA inspection is the parent survey. Please complete it now using the below link:

campus reminders

Please remember that a Tardy Slip is required when a student arrives late to school, and an Early Release slip/Gate Pass is necessary to present to security when a student must leave early. Both slips can be obtained from Divisional Secretaries in Early Years and Elementary and Attendance Secretaries for students in Middle and High School.

athletics

after-school activities

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL K-5 (INTERNAL)

The second cycle of Elementary ASAs will begin the week of January 13th, and run for 10 weeks until Spring Break.

MIDDLE SCHOOL G. 6-8 (INTERNAL)

Click HERE for the schedule of Middle School Internal ASAs.

Online registrations open on Sunday January 13th through www.schoolbookings.net using the following code: 7srxk. Middle School Internal ASAs begin the week of January 20th. These sessions will run for one hour, for a six week period until right before Week Without Walls.

EXTERNAL (Paid) ASAs (K-Grade 8)

Term 2 External After School Activities begin the week of January 13th and sign-ups are still open! From athletics, arts, music and language programs, our Delta, ESM and Music Hub Programs offer something for every student. Check out the Term 2 After-School Activity Guide for DAA here: http://bit.ly/2H1NpLD Payment for these ASAs is made directly to the provider.

LATEST NEWS:

A NEW Tennis provider at DAA! Tennis 360, a premier Tennis academy is now offering Tennis programs at DAA for KG 1 to G5 on Tues. (2-3pm) and Wed. (3-4pm).

Term starts Tues. 15 Jan.

Contact info@tennisthreesixty.com or 055-753-7675 for more information.

Copy of DAA Term 2 Flyer.pdf
Copy of DAA Term 2.pdf

dAAPA

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JANUARY 2019

SUPERINTENDENT's VIDEO archives

Click here to watch more video messages from Mrs. Tammy Murphy on our DAA Vimeo Channel!

KEY CONTACTS

Dubai American Academy Main Landline: 04 704 9777 Main Email: communication_daa@gemsedu.com
ADMINISTRATIONADMISSIONS - Registrar_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9708/ 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 CATERINGsupport@slices.ae / 054 792 7515 / 054 792 7503
STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Rosario 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