UAE Day at UAS

22nd November 2017

Dear Parents,


WHEN:  Wednesday 29th November 2017

TIME: 9:30-10:30

WHY: Supervision of a small group of Grade 1 students while they attend the UAE Day Carnival

WHERE: UAS playground

We would like to have the students in small groups supervised by an adult for the following reasons:



*to be more engaged in the UAE festivities

Please email your child’s classroom teacher by Sunday 26th if you would like to assist us and help to make this occasion a great success!

Many thanks,

Grade 1 Teachers


Dear Parents,

Just a reminder that tomorrow, Thursday, is UAE flag day and all the Grade 1 students should wear a black shirt to school for our UAE flag photo.

Many thanks,

Ms. Veronica

30 x 30 Fitness Challenge

By now you will most probably have heard about the 30 x 30 Fitness Challenge launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai Government and Dubai Sports Council. This “new initiative sees Dubai aiming to be most active city in the world” by encouraging all UAE residents to commit to 30 minutes of activities daily for 30 days, starting on October 20 until November 18.

We are proud to announce that UAS will wholeheartedly be taking part in this challenge. We will be sending a calendar flyer home with your child. We would like to encourage you to get involved and exercise with your child on a daily basis. Record your activities on the calendar provided throughout the 30 days and then return it to your child’s homeroom teacher after October 18th.

To find out more about the challenge visit the website here.
To read the press release from the Government of Dubai, click here.
As part of this initiative, Dubai Fitness Challenge has partnered with a number of associations that will help you have fun while staying fit. Click here for calendar of events.

If you would like to participate with UAS, please go to this link here and follow the prompts as follows:
Click on join an existing organization
Click on register as a teacher or parent
Complete the form by making sure you select Universal American School in the School Name field
Stay fit, participate and share away!
If you are on social media and would like to share your efforts with us, please use the following hashtags: #Dubai30x30 #uasdubai30x30 #uasdubai


Kristen Miller


Middle School Physical Education