UPDATES AND EVENTS FOR OUR DAA COMMUNITY
v. 49 JANUARY 31, 2019
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A kind reminder that if you are withdrawing from DAA, you are required to notify our Admissions team so that we can prepare your documentation. The withdrawal request must also be done through the GEMS Parent Portal via this link: https://oasis.gemseducation.com/Login.aspx.
Once the request has been made, kindly clear all accounts. Withdrawal documentation, including grade reports will not be released until all accounts are cleared.
For our families you are looking for ways to save on their child's tuition fees, we invite you 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. To find out how the process works, please click HERE.
Our Jr EAC Gr 4, 5 and 6 Track and Field teams competed in their final last weekend. The skill development and fun was evident last Saturday, and throughout the season. Our Mini Leopards did well in all events! Jr EAC Basketball registrations by google form will begin mid-February, and details will be posted on the DAA website. Trainings after school for Gr 4 and 5 will be Sundays and Wednesdays, and Mondays and Thursdays for Gr 6.
All of our Development Soccer and Basketball teams had their final tournaments last weekend, with good showings from all Boys and Girls teams. Special mention to our Boys U14 Development Soccer Squad, who won their tournament! This league continues to grow in popularity, and DAA has entered strong teams into these events. U14 Development Badminton and Track & Field will be starting mid-February. Stay tuned for more details!
Our U14 Basketball teams headed to Abu Dhabi for the EAC Championships, and both the boys and girls squads captured silver. Congratulations! U14 Track & Field will be holding try-outs along with the Development squad in February. See the DAA website for more details.
Our U14 Swim Squad (formed as an all-year program this year) hosted ASD January 31st at 4:00 in a dual meet. Our Junior Leopards have been hard at work in the pool since September!
Our JV and Varsity Teams competed in their respective EAC Tournaments and did extremely well please find the results below:
U14 Boys Cross Country - 2nd Place
Varsity Girls Cross Country - 2nd Place
Varsity Boys Cross Country -2nd Place
JV Boys Basketball - Champions Place
JV Girls Basketball - 3rd Place
Varsity Boys Basketball - 2nd Place
Varsity Girls Basketball - 2nd Place
JV Boys Soccer - Champions Place
JV Girls Soccer - 3rd Place
Varsity Girls Soccer - 3rd Place
Varsity Boys Soccer - 4th Place
Tennis - 2nd Place
It’s Season 2 MESAC weekend!
The Middle East South Asia Conference Championships are held in different locations each season, at our member schools. Our JV Soccer teams are competing right now in Oman, our Tennis team is in Abu Dhabi, and our SFA performers (Band, Choir, Drama and Art) are at ASD. DAA is proud to host MESAC JV Basketball starting today and all weekend, and we welcome teams from Muscat, Delhi, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Come out and support our Leopards and watch some exciting Basketball! We wish all our teams success and a great experience!
MARCH 2 - 9 NBA BASKETBALL CAMP AT DAA!
Want to Play like the NBA? NBA Basketball Camp is coming to Dubai for the first time and setting up a camp at Dubai American Academy! DAA students receive a 15% discount! Check out the flyer and contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +971 52 832 8761 for details!
dAAPA - IFF update !
IFF will take place on March 15th!
Please find the list of country representatives by clicking HERE or on the list below. Get in touch with your country rep and see how you can get involved!
Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something!
DAAPA Car Boot Sale! Friday February 1st 4-7pm! DON'T MISS OUT!
FEBRUARY calendar (Updated)
The Varkey Foundation is launching ‘The Assembly: a Global Teacher Prize Concert’ to thank teachers for their unsung work and spread the message of teacher respect to the next generation. There are a limited number of tickets available for a 20% discount for GEMS Parents!
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