I arrived in Dubai on August 4th and since then, I haven’t stopped! I have spent time getting acclimated to the culture, adjusting to the heat, and getting to know the wonderful staff at UAS! Our senior leadership team has devoted time to the staff to share the focus of UAS, which is teaching and learning. We will always put students first and in order to do that, we must provide all teachers with professional development which prepares them to provide quality instruction for our students. This is what we have focused on for the last two weeks. Now, we are prepared and excited for the students!
Just a few notes about the first day of school……
Our Director, Mr. Sealey, has confirmed that we will be selling uniforms and running buses on the first day of school. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding bus routes.
We will have people on hand to help guide you to your new classrooms on the first day of school. Parents should have already received an introductory email from their homeroom teacher so they know where to go. Please email email@example.com if you did not receive an email.
Important Dates to Remember…..
- September 2-New Elementary Student Orientation – 8-9:30AM
- September 2-Elementary Parent Meeting 7-8PM
- September 3-Scheduled conferences for PreK, KG1, and KG2-(½ class Students with Surnames beginning with A-H: Appointments were sent via email)
- September 4-First Day of School Students Grade 1-5 (full day – no early release)
- September 4-PreK, KG1, and KG2: (½ class Students with Surnames beginning with A-H)-School until 12:45pm for PreK and KG1 Until 3:00 for KG2
- September 5-Scheduled Conferences: Students and Parents meet their Teacher-(½ class Students with Surnames beginning with I-Z: Appointments were sent via email)
- September 6-PreK, KG1, and KG2: (½ class Students with Surnames beginning with I-Z) School until 12:45pm for PreK and KG1 Until 3:00 for KG2
- September 9- PreK, KG1, and KG2: All students attend for full day (PreK and KG1 until 12:45pm, KG2 until 3:00pm)
- September 11-Islamic New Year (possible day off school – KHDA to confirm)
- September 18-Tuesday Early Release Days begins
- September 19-Elementary Back to School night 6:30-8:30PM
We look forward to seeing everyone. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.