October 7th, 2022
Welcome to our DAA Parent Community
On behalf of all of us at the Dubai American Academy Parent Association, fondly known as DAAPA, we would like to extend a very warm welcome to all new and existing families this year.
We are delighted to see so many familiar and new faces now that mask restrictions have been dropped. DAAPA is excited to bring back all of our in-person events on campus.
To connect with us, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope to meet you soon!
DAAPA started off October with a bang for PINK DAY, selling many items from cupcakes to coffee mugs.
We were humbled by all of the DAA community for their generosity. Look out for upcoming events in the school SPOTS newsletter.
A special thank you to these wonderful children who offered donations to be sold on PINK DAY. (bracelets, tote bags and painted stones). We are also honored with several mothers who exceeded our expectations with overwhelming donations for this wonderful cause. All proceeds will be given to AL JALILA FOUNDATION.
Deema and Maya Gamaleldin
Grade 10 parent social
What a lovely and lively morning. It was great meeting new parents and welcoming familiar faces!
It's that time of year again where our elementary children purchase pumpkins to decorate in the spirit of Halloween. More details to follow. Please check with your child's teacher.
Hope to see you in the auditorium at 8am (Tuesday, October 11th)
The leadership team will be available for Q&A.
Booster Club will be selling every Wednesday from 2:45pm onwards. Look out for Whatsapp groups for more information. DAAPA supports the Athletic Department with this club.
PARENT-LED CLUBS and communication channels
Movie Club Had its first outing this school year on September 21st. We had a great time watching the feel good movie "Ticket to Paradise. Our next movie date has been scheduled for 26th October. Kindly click on the link below if you would like to join this club..
Book: The Henna Artist
Monday, October 10th @8am, Culinary Boutique, Galleria Mall Al Barsha.
Walking club: https://chat.whatsapp.com/EXd6NN54aPv0RI2GHkw81c
Yoga & Pilates @ DAA: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GGzfvIUihYWJHUVlpW4Yr2
Beach Volleyball: https://chat.whatsapp.com/LnfmEXVJNuWLRspfeZYe32
Book club: We are excited to let you know that our book club, run by Autumn, is in full swing. In book club we discuss many great books from different genres and authors. For more info please join our Whatsapp group
Yoga club: Yoga Club is back! Not just back, but in-person back! Double YAY!
We will be practicing every Tuesday From September 27th at DAA. Kindly join the link below if you are interested. Hope to see you soon. Namaste!
Traffic: Dear Parents
Thanks to Samidha DAA Parents now have a chance to discuss traffic and find solutions together. As there have been many complaints regarding traffic at school. The RTA along with the school is working together to find solutions. For issues or to offer solutions please join the link below:
DAA inclusion: This Group is for parents with children in the inclusion program at DAA. A chance to liaise, connect and make friends.
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!
Portuguese language group:
Wechat Group: DAA Chinese parents Group
South African group:
Farsi speaking group:
GCC and UAE group:
Palestine and Jordan group:
Russian speaking group:
South Africa Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Kqr96QxXQu151MxQI2HHO3
Ethiopian Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/FIdDI3mITm5JaCN7rNHyUb
Romanian Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/J31q6HcuAWk43q64rQJ4sZ
Nordic Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/LDmFlCFcelF0JQFFULGKvL
Blue and grey Full Zip Jackets and Sporty Spirit Shirts now available at you Leopard's Den! Come and have a look! We only accept cash and are open before and after school.
If you have any questions, please email: email@example.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.
Parents, If any of the details need updating, please reach out to DAAPA.
Please feel free to reach out to us at:
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Wishing you all a wonderful weekend,
THE DAAPA TEAM
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