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Practical seminar for Arabic teachers

Practical seminar for Arabic teachers On June 25th and 26th 2018 a two-day seminar for Arabic teachers of German Schools Abroad in the UAE took place at the German International School Dubai (DISD). These schools include, besides DISD, the German International School Abu Dhabi und the German International School Sharjah. Under the guidance of Mr Birger Reese, Consultant for Pedagogical Quality Management und Regional Training of German Schools Abroad, the DISD-English teacher Mrs Susanne Bode, and the DISD-Educational Consultant for School Improvement...

Secondary School Final Event

Secondary School Final Event On the last day of school, the secondary school students and their teachers celebrated special archievements and said goodbye to teachers who are leaving DISD. On Thursday, June 28th, the principal Mr Helmut Jolk all students and teachers of secondary school to the canteen. There, he bid farewell to teachers leaving DISD: Mr Waheed Sultan, Mr Werner Hoppstock, Mrs Ilka Reese and Mrs Sybille Cierpka, head of secondary school, who had received a large farewell the previous day. Furthermore,...

Primary School Closing Event

Primary School Closing Event On the last day of school, all primary school students gathered together with their teachers and parents in the canteen for a wonderful last celebration before the certificates were distributed. The students had prepared great performances like a dance to a Backstreet Boys song and some fun songs. Furthermore, all students sang the “DISD school song” which had been composed by some primary school teachers. The best students of year 1 to 4 were honored and given small presents....

Farewell of Mrs Cierpka

Farewell of Mrs Cierpka At the end of the school year one big farewell had to be given at the German International School Dubai. After eight years of service the popular Head of Secondary II Sybille Cierpka is leaving Dubai. She is returning to her hometown Berlin where she will be teaching at a French school. All students and teachers of Secondary School, and as well some parents, administration staff and alumni had gathered in the school’s canteen to bid her farewell. First...

Summer Tunes 2018

Summer Tunes @DISD 2018 Once again the DISD music department put together a great and varied program, which they presented on Tuesday, June 26th, at the annual summer concert “Summer Tunes @DISD” to parents, staff and friends of DISD. The two students Leni and Karma welcomed the guests and led the audience through the evening in a confident and charming way. The concert started with three rousing songs presented by the primary school choir und the guidance of Mrs Cornelia Kraus. The parents-teachers-choir...

Closing Vernissage at the Kindergarten

Closing Vernissage at the Kindergarten This year’s final celebration in Kindergarten was a vernissage. The head of Kindergarten Mr Matthias Preiss started the evening with a retrospect in form of a picture show. Afterwards the children led their parents through a diverse exhibition with the works of the past Kindergarten year on the topic “The four elements: air, water, fire and earth”. There, parents could learn what the children had learned in the past year. Furthermore, a movie on different activities...

Thank you to the Kindergarten Team

The Parent’s council says Thank you to the Kindergarten Team In Mid-June, the parent’s council of Kindergarten organized something very special for the Kindergarten teachers. A room was decorated as a Mini Spa and nail designers and masseuses pampered the teachers. The parents council took this an opportunity to thank the teachers and their assistants for their great work in the past year. Besides the treatments, refreshments and snacks were offered and every teacher received a Goodie Bag, packed with small...

Method Training of the student’s representatives

Method Training of the student’s representatives Two weeks before the summer holidays, all class representatives of secondary school gathered to reflect on the past school year and develop new concepts for the organization and tasks of the DISD student’s representatives. Together with the guidance teacher Mrs Carolin Schemenau, a new statute was written. Furthermore, the students created a presentation, which will be shown during the next school representative elections. With the DISD Consultant for School Improvement and Development Mrs Ulrike Suwwan, the evaluation...

Volleyball Tournament of Secondary School

Volleyball Tournament of Secondary School On Sunday, June 24th the secondary school hosted their annual volleyball tournament. Classes 9 to 11 had a fun day with healthy competition. After the final game, the winning team played a fun game against DISD teachers. The medals were awarded by school principal Mr Jolk: 1st place: 11a – Team Alpha 2nd place: 11b – 2nd Team 3rd place: 11b –...

Mathmatics Contests are important at DISD

Mathmatics Contests are important at DISD 3rd rounds of the math olympics As we reported here, 9 students from year 4 to 8 qualified for the national round of the maths olympics in March. Palina Pahl from 6th grade won first place for her year as well as the highest points in total. Go for it, Palina, we are proud! 2nd places were reached by Leni Schulz (4th grade), Carl-Luis Anstett (6th grade) und Nour Guedhami (7th grade). Who jumps furthest? As...