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Concert by Rondo Vocale at DISD

Concert by Rondo Vocale at DISD On Wednesday, February 21st the choir Rondo Vocale from North Rhine-Westphalia held a concert at DISD. The Protestant Community of German language had invited the choir who also presented the guest with pieces on the piano, violin and cembalo. They opened the concert with the instrumental versions of the Emirati and German National anthems as well as the famous canon “Cantate Domino”. Pastor Moritz Drucker and school principal Helmut Jolk welcomed the guests to the...

Zayed Painting Contest

Zayed Painting Contest On Monday, February 19th, the Zayed Painting Contet took place at DISD. The event was organized Dubai Electricity and Power Authority and asked the students of grade 4 – 6 to be inspired by “THE YEAR OF ZAYED. CELEBRATING LIFE, LEGACY, and VALUES” and create a painting in 3 hours. They painted portraits, landscapes and even comics with pens, crayons and water colors. Everyone gave their...

The regional networking conference at DISD

The regional networking conference at DISD The principals, heads of administration and members of board of 14 German schools abroad from the Middle East and Turkey met for a networking conference from February 15th – 17th at DISD. Goal of the event was to strengthen the solidarity, knowledge transfer and cooperation between the 14 schools. The event was opened with a lecture by Mr Klaus Poelke...

Classtrip of 11a to Vietnam

Classtrip of 11a to Vietnam Xin Chao from Ho-Chi-Minh City! Day 1: This means hello in Vietnamese. We started our trip by visiting the lacquer ware factory which is supporting victims of Vietnam War. In the picture you can see a cricket from the farm we visited – some of our group dared to eat them! Then the third and final stop of the day was the Cu Chi tunnels where the actual Vietnam War was happening Day 2: After a 2 hours...

Carnival at DISD

Carnival at DISD On Monday, February 12, the German traditional Karneval was celebrated at DISD. In Kindergarten and Primary School, teachers and students arrived in creative costumes. Princesses and Superheroes were present, as well as fire fighters, policewomen and men as doctors. In Kindergarten, everyone came together in the morning to sing and dance and later play fun...

Trip of class 11b to Sri Lanka

Trip of class 11b to Sri Lanka Great pictures from the trip of class 11b to Sri Lanka in February 2018 The route included: Colombo – Danbulle – Kandy – Kelani Ganga – Horton Plains – Ohiya  – Ella – Udawalawe National Park The students visited a small  school in Walasmulla, where they gifted the primary students with school supplies. The football club Precor FC additionally donated full pencil cases. The kids were so happy! ...

Classtrip of 9th grade to Dibba, Oman

Classtrip of the 9th grade to Dibba, Oman The class trip of the 9th grade took them from Febraury 4 – 8 to the camp of Absolute Adventure in Dibba, Oman. The missing Wi-Fi was no problem, since the diverse mix of adventure activities in the breathtaking surroundings of the Hajer mountains kept the students busy. The class was accompanied by their class teachers Mr Stark and Mr Decker and the Marketing assistant Ms Schucht. After the arrival in the generous camp with six-people...

Last Day of First Term

Thursday, February 1st was the last day of the first term for the students of DISD. On this occasion, the principle Mr Jolk invited all students of 3.-12. Grade to the canteen. Firstly, he honored all students who had successfully passed the DELF exam this term. Furthermore, Mrs Schöne, head of the math department asked all students to the stage, who had delivered exceptional results in the Math Olympics, Bieber and KenKen competition. Afterwards, the sports teachers distributed honorary certificates...

New employees for 2017/18

NEW EMPLOYEES 2017/18 An overview and short introduction of our new employees. Mrs Priscille Pittet is the new class teacher of 4b, replacing Mrs. Marion Singler. She has three children at DISD and has been in Dubai since August 2015. She studied at the “Pädagogische Hochscule” in Zurich, Switzerland and has worked as a teacher until coming to Dubai. Mr Matthias Preiß is the new head of Kindergarten since February 1st.  He has leadership experience from several Kindergartens in Germany and abroad. Previously,...