April 15, 2022

Welcome to our DAA Parent Community 

#DAAPA #Togetherwecan

Ramadan Kareem from DAAPA. Wishing all of our families celebrating a blessed month with health and prosperity. 

A few photos below of our school’s hallways decorated by parent volunteers along with DAAPA and the Islamic department….

We’d also like to wish a Happy Easter to all families celebrating!

daapa news


Save the date:

Saturday, 21 May 7pm-10pm

After 2 long years, another favorite returns! Join us for a night out at the iconic Wild Wadi water park, specifically reserved for DAA FAMILIES & FRIENDS. 

Tickets go on sale next Wednesday, 20 April.

Look out for our table in the atrium!

zoom parent webinar

Topic: New perspective on bullying : How to raise resilient children?

Time: Apr 26, 2022 09:00 AM Dubai

Please find the zoom link and more information below.

Join Zoom Meeting


by Carine Hajjar Dannawi

Carine is a certified life coach (Coach Training EDU, accredited by the International Coaching Federation) and a Youth Coach (CASE institute USA), on top of her MBA background. 

In addition to her work experience in adolescents’ mental health and well-being,  being a  mother of 2 (boy 7.5 and girl 9.5), added to her motivation and passion. 

In her practice Carine assists students and adults in topics related to: academic and learning success, focus and motivation for better grades, inner peace and being self-present, peer pressure, bullying, self and body image, self confidence and self-esteem, fear of change, fear of failure, procrastination, perfectionism, social anxiety, general stress and overthinking, discovering hobbies and passions, identifying roadblocks and limiting believes… 

Her workshops catered to schools, address both the parent body as well as the student body on various subjects like test anxiety, importance of extracurricular activities, parent/ child communication skills…

grade level groups

At this time, we would also like to share our grade level WhatsApp group links where you can connect with parents from your child’s grade and get grade and school related information.

Please be reminded that these WhatsApp groups are for DAA PARENTS only.

country and language groups

In the spirit of fostering cultural connections, we have created country and language groups to connect parents who share the same nationality or language within the DAA community.

Please find the below link, and note that there are a few new additions!

If you don't see your country group below, please reach out to DAAPA and we'll help you create one!


Please find the links to all of our parent led clubs below. 

Movie Club…..

Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Io1sJjiqdypCoCCaeiV7gB

Join us and let’s go to the movies!!

Food network club:

Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/KfVPGaLoe9vFVcCrHykgam

Come with us on a culinary journey to delight your senses by exploring different tastes from around the world!

Book club:

Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Ji3CJaR8cTfGVg0YcdnHi6

Book for April Discussion:

Salaam with Love, by Sara Sharaf Beg

*Date and location still being decided/to be announced on the group chat*

Book for May Discussion:

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Monday, May 16th, 8am

Tashas, Galleria Mall, Al Barsha

Yoga club:

Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GGzfvIUihYWJHUVlpW4Yr2

The Yoga Club meet on Zoom every Monday at 9:00 am

Creative Arts club:

Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GcEhsRlro25KvfeYdoFVuH

Where parents with a love for art meet to explore and share their creative talents!

Ladies Beach Volleyball 🏐 Club:

Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/LnfmEXVJNuWLRspfeZYe32

Join us on Sundays, 7-8 pm and Thursdays from 6-7 pm. 

Morning coached sessions are on Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 am. 

We are excited to welcome new players!

Location: Esperia Volleyball courts on Kite Beach.

Booster club….🏀 ⚽️ 🥎🏐 🏸⚾️

Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Be0PLhH1hOC6nKOY6sRbbK

Our favorite Booster club, supporting our HS student athletes, will be back after Ramadan! Come join the fun by making popcorn and helping us sell snacks after school.

leopard's den


The Leopards Den is now open again on campus. The on campus shop is located on the ground floor, through the glass door by the Piano. 

Operating hours:

Monday -Thursday:  7:15 - 8:00 am and 2:30 - 3:15 pm 

Friday afternoon (only): 11:40 am - 12:20 pm 

Please note the Ramadan timings below:

Monday-Thursday: 7:40-8:15 am & 12:35-1:10pm

Friday afternoon :11:35-12:10

If you have any questions, please email: leopardsdendaa@gmail.com

local business listing

DAA Parent Community Business Listing

We have received an overwhelming response from the DAA parent community for our DAAPA initiative to compile a list of local businesses that are run by DAA parents ahead of the Holidays. The list is now ready and includes over 50 local businesses ranging from Food & Catering, Fashion & Accessories to Home Services and Health & Wellbeing products. Have a browse HERE and check them out!

As a gentle reminder, DAAPA is providing this list as a courtesy for informational purposes only, it does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of any products or services and it will be the parents’ responsibility to verify the providers independently.


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Wishing you all a wonderful weekend,