November 20, 2021

Welcome to our DAA Parent Community

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The DAAPA Winter Bazaar is back! ❄️ ⛄️ 🎄


Please join us as we get into the holiday spirit !


Sunday, December 5th,

7:00 am - 3:00 pm.


🎄Come find holiday items, goodies and more! Shop from and support our DAA parent vendors and DAAPA tables.


We have some very creative & entrepreneurial parents among us & we would love to see your work. Join our winter bazaar if you have a talent that you would like to showcase such as, home-made baked goods, crafts, etc.


Please email DAAPA at:

daaparentconnect@gmail.com & rent your table. Rental for 1 table is 100 AED, each vendor is able to rent up to 2 tables.


Sign up & payment dates are November 22nd - 24th, at drop off & pick up time. We will be located outside the school front entrance. Please check the attached rental contract, print it, fill it, sign it & bring it along with your payment.

You can set up your tables on the day of the event from 5:30 am to 7:00am. Everyone should be ready by 7:00 am.


Thank you to all for being a part of this wonderful event, & thank you for supporting our parent vendors 😊


*Please see our sign up sheet below, file attachment included here.

Get well cards

Would your children like to support an initiative in showcasing our school’s Culture of Kindness by creating Get Well cards for cancer patients? They could be done at home and dropped off at the DAAPA table during the Winter Bazaar on December 5th. We will deliver them to the Al Jalila Foundation.

uniform collection

We will be collecting uniforms you may wish to donate from November 7-21, and will be holding a sale at our Winter Bazaar on December 5.


Collection bins are located in the school lobby by both entrances and in the high school reception area. Please note we can only accept the new design uniforms.

elementary school virtual coffee morning

Thank you for joining Tuesday’s zoom meeting hosted by the ES leadership team. The topic of the meeting was: "Creating the Next Generation of Digital Creators." by Ms. Frost, ES Innovation Activator. ☕️

middle school virtual coffee morning

Please join our ZOOM Meeting with the MS Leadership Team on Sunday, November 21st at 8 am. ☕️


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4274228775?pwd=RUowelg1dHRvanM1ZlVudytZTTJVdz09


Meeting ID: 427 422 8775

Passcode: 0SeZyn

high school virtual coffee morning

Please join our ZOOM Meeting with the HS Leadership Team on Sunday, November 21st at 9 am. ☕️


DAAPA along with the high school leadership team will be in attendance to answer any questions you may have.


Topics to be addressed: Assessments, managing stress/anxiety, and for grade 12 specific: University deadlines.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://gemseducation.zoom.us/j/9920112446

Meeting ID: 992 011 2446

Parent-Led Clubs

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Movie club and Food network club!!


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:

Open this link to join my WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/KfVPGaLoe9vFVcCrHykgam

Join 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

The book for December is "She" by local author Purva Grover. Ms. Grover will be joining us for a meet and greet book discussion.

**Please note that due to her schedule, the December gathering will be slightly later and at a different location: December 5th, 9:00 am at Tazzina Cafe, Executive Towers - Business Bay


Yoga club:

‎Open this link to join my WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GGzfvIUihYWJHUVlpW4Yr2

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


Creative Arts club:

Follow this link to join my WhatsApp group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GcEhsRlro25KvfeYdoFVuH

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


Ladies Beach Volleyball 🏐 Club:

Open this link to join my WhatsApp Group: 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.

Local Business Listing

DAA Parent Community Business Listing

We are in the process of compiling a new list of local businesses that are run by DAA parents. Our previous list included over 50 local businesses ranging from Food & Catering, Fashion & Accessories to Home Services and Health & Wellbeing products. If you would like to include your business on this list, please send us an email with the information requested below at:

  • daaparentconnect@gmail.com


Be sure to include :

  • Business owner’s name

  • Name of your business

  • Description of services provided

  • Company website

  • WhatsApp contact

  • Other social media (Upload 4 pictures maximum of your product(pdf and pictures only)

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.

leopards den

The Leopard’s Den is finally open!

You can find all your fun school apparel by the main entrance through the glass doors, behind the piano.

We look forward to seeing you all in person!

Communication

Please feel free to reach out to us at:


daaparentconnect@gmail.com


You can also follow us on Instagram, at :


Daapa_daa

https://www.instagram.com/daapa_daa/

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!


THE DAAPA TEAM