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DISD Christmas Bazaar 2017

DISD Christmas Bazaar 2017 This year the popular Christmas Bazaar of the German International School Dubai (DISD) took place on  Saturday, December 9, 2017.  The Bazaar was a great success with more than 1000 participants and many wonderful school and external stalls. The lobby was filled with vendors who sold Gingerbread houses, German books, soaps, and many self-made gifts. In the Secondary School the 8th grade hosted a...

National Day Celebrations at DISD

National Day Celebrations at DISD The UAE’s National Day was celebrated on Wednesday, 29th November at DISD. The Arabic Department had prepared a colorful program for the students. The morning started out with a mix of singing, dance and theater in primary school. The students were asked to dress in Arabic costumes and in the national colors. Prizes were given out for best costumes as well as best paintings of the UAE. A highlight was the presentation of an Emirati wedding,...

Athletics Competition Ultimate Racenight

Strong DISD Athletics Team at Racenight No. 2 The last Racenight in the stadium in Sports City was a great success. So we can look forward to the race nights to come this season. The next Racenight will be on Thursday Januar 25 2018. I`m very proud of all students who were competing. Well done everyone and I look forward to the next practice days in December and January on the DISD Sports Field. Thomas Harenberg JOIN THE ULTIMATE RACENIGHT MEET NO. 3 On Thursday, January...

Christmas Concert

DISD Christmas Concert 2017 This year, our annual Christmas Concert takes place on Wednesday, December 13th, @6.30 pm, in the school canteen. Our students and teachers will present a medley of traditional and contemporary pieces from all around the world as well as dance and guitar and piano performances. Please find the program here. Entrance is free. We are looking forward seeing you there! ...

Steigenberger Tree Lighting Ceremony

Steigenberger Tree Lighting Ceremony The Steigenberger Hotel hosted a beautiful event on December 5th on their rooftop terrace Swim & Tonic. The beautiful view on Burj Khalifa and the nicely decorated tree was enjoyed with mulled wine, grilled sausage and seasonal pastries. The AHK was also attending in form of an Angle and Santa, who treated the kids with generous presents. Our Primary School Choir sang some classics and brought everyone in the festival spirit – with the help of a snow...

Letter day in Grade 1

Letter day in Grade 1 Class 1c had their first letter day on Wednesday, 15th November 2017. It aims to learn the alphabet through exciting activities, which were carefully prepared by their class teacher Ms. Betül Altubay. The letter day focused on learning through the senses. Thus, the students worked – with the help of four enthusiastic mothers – on stations about Seeing, Listening, Feeling and Tasting the letters. A great project through which the children learn reading and writing in...

New employees for 2017/18

NEW EMPLOYEES 2017/18 An overview and short introduction of our new employees. Ilham Abed-Ali is the new teacher in the Haifischgruppe. She comes from Berlin and is new in Dubai. Mrs Abed-Ali studied education and linguistics at the Humboldt University. She has previously worked in at a kindergarten in Berlin-Neukölln. Franca Schucht is the new PR & Marketing assistant. She comes from Berlin and studied International Management & Arabic in Bremen. During her studies, she spent a semester in Cairo and in Muscat....

Charity Cooperation with Sheikh Zayed University

Students collect donations together with students from Sheikh Zayed University We, the girls from grade 12, visited one of our neighboring universities, the Sheikh Zayed University in Academic City on 2nd of November. There, we handed over our donations of school supplies, which had been collected since the summer in DISD, for Syrian refugee kids in Jordan. We were welcomed in a very friendly way by the teachers and students who then held a presentation on the occasion of the Emirati Flag...