December 9, 2021

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Watch Mrs. Murphy's Video final video message of 2021 by clicking here.

You can also click here to read her most recent letter regarding the school week schedule change.

School Timing Update

Please click above to read a letter from Mrs. Tammy Murphy regarding the amended school week. We look forward to seeing all students back on campus on Monday, January 3, 2022.

For an update on the Food Truck that Mrs. Murphy spoke about in the last edition, check out the video here to view the painting process and final product.

From the health office

Returning to School Protocol Reminder:

We look forward to welcoming all student back on campus on Monday, January 3, 2022.

library update

community events

Codeaver Event

Dear DAA Families,

We are inviting your children to take part in a worldwide coding competition!

Codeavour 2021 is an online AI and Coding competition where children all around the globe utilize their imagination and coding skills to solve real-world issues.

Any student aged 7-18 years old is eligible to participate, in the following three age groups: Elementary (7-10 years old), Junior (11-14 years old) and Senior (15-18 years old). Students can participate alone or with another student categorized in the same age group. 

The goal of this competition is to address one of the following themes: Strengthening the Health Infrastructure, Automating the Surroundings, Making Smart Transportation Systems, Entertaining the World, Saving the Environment, and Exploring the Outer World. Students will use a block coding software called Pictoblox to address them, this software is capable of being paired with some hardware but it is not required (Pairable hardware listed on the website).

Participants must register on the website on January 25th, 2022 and project submission is due on January 31st, 2022. Winners will be announced on February 28th, 2022.

By participating in the competition, students get access to learning resources, AI and Coding bootcamps, and premium courses. Prizes include: Laptops, Tablets, Robotics Kits, Bicycles, Medals, Interactions with High-Tech Robots, and a scholarship in the Eklavya Program.

To participate: visit the website and register. After creating your account you will be taken to a billing page where you can type in the code “daa” in lowercase to register completely free.

We hope your children will have an outstanding experience as they learn to become the innovators of the future!

For any further inquiry please email Mr.Sreejit Chakrabarty at /  (The Director of Artificial Intelligence & Robotics and the DAA Teacher coordinator for this competition).You can also visit and explore the competition on its own web page.

Alumni Program




We are pleased to inform you that Admissions for academic year 2022-2023 is now open. Our current families have priority for sibling placement at this time. 

Please contact the Admissions office or complete an application by December 1, 2021. 

Should you have any questions please contact Gabrielle Keane,

If you are leaving Dubai and withdrawing your child from DAA, please review the withdrawal process by clicking HERE.

Please contact our admissions office at immediately if your circumstances and intentions have changed for next year. 


Dubai American Academy Main Landline: 04 704 9777 Main Email:
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONSGabrielle Keane / 04 704 9706 04 704 9740 / 04 704 9744 / 04 704 9761
SLICES CATERINGMs. Shevine / 054  792 7509
STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Sicat / 04 704 9755