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v. 58 June 20, 2019

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As the school year closes the Athletics Department looks forward to the new school year of 2019-2020. We are quite excited as our program continues to develop and grow. Our main goal is to provide our students with the opportunities to participate, and we hope these new offerings will do just that. More news about these offerings will be available upon our return after the holiday.

Here are some important dates regarding athletics, activities and aquatics for the beginning of next school year

August 25th to August 29th

DAA SWIM CAMP

Registration begins for U14, JV and Varsity Season 1 teams

Open Gym Sessions for MS and HS students (each day at 16:15)

September 2nd

Information for KG2 to Grade 8 Activities will be available

Season 1 Try-outs begin

September 5th

External Activities Fair and Registration

September 8th to 12th

KG2 to Grade 8 Activities Registration

Here are two great articles relating to youth sports that I encourage parents to read.

https://coachad.com/articles/dear-parents-i-want-your-kid-to-fail/

https://coachad.com/articles/why-playing-multiple-sports-matters/

Finally, please click the link for the full 2019-2020 Athletic and Activities Calendar.

We wish everyone a restful and relaxing holiday and we will see you when you return in September.

Go Leopards!

Scott Hibbard,

Athletics Director

ES - MS – HS (Grades 2-12)

We would like to give DAA swimmers the opportunity to prepare for the swimming season 2019-20 with professional coaches from Speedo and Dubai American Academy at the end of August. DAA will host a swimming camp just before the swimming tryouts start on September 1st 2019. Do not miss your chance to familiarize yourself with the coaches and get back to swim before the season starts!

From 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost: 580 AED

*Please confirm your attendance to Marie Leclerc m.leclerc1_daa@gemsedu.com and pass by the Aquatics Office to pay the registration fees.

KEY CONTACTS

Dubai American Academy Main Landline: 04 704 9777 Main Email: communication_daa@gemsedu.com
ADMINISTRATIONADMISSIONS - Registrar_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9708/ 04 704 9707Director of Admissions, Gabrielle Keane g.keane_daa@gemsedu.com / 04 704 9706
FINANCEfinance_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9740 / 04 704 9744
HEALTHhealthoffice_daa@Gemsedu.com / 04 704 9761
PARENT RELATIONSHilda Tabrizi pre_daa@gemsedu.com / 04 704 9730
GOVERNMENT RELATIONSSoheir Mohamed S.MOHAMED_DAA@gemsedu.com / 04 704 9736
SLICES CATERINGsupport@slices.ae / 054 792 7515 / 054 792 7503
STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Rosario kelvin.rosario@stss.ae / 04 704 9755

Divisional directory

Early Years Reception: 04 704 9705
Elementary Reception: 04 704 9724
Middle School Reception: 04 704 9722
Middle School Attendance: 04 704 9728
High School Reception: 04 704 9723
High School Attendance: 04 704 9747
Athletics, Activities & Aquatics: 04 704 9842