Note from the Director
Spring semester has begun! As discussed in our MAP Parent Night, the focus areas Reading Informational Text and Vocabulary, will be heavily implemented in all courses. To make this process more enjoyable, multiple reading and MAP competitions will take place throughout the semester. Please encourage your children to particpate.
All Girls Party: Thurs., Feb 11, 6 PM – 10 PM (All girls are welcome, tickets must be purchased in advanced)
Wanasa Night Invitation
Injaz Sessions: Feb 11, 18, & 25, 1:15 PM – 3:15 PM (Grades 7 & 8 Pre-registered students only)
RSAT Practice Exam: Sat., Feb 13, 10 AM – 2 PM
Picture Days: Feb 15 -18, 2016 (Order forms will be sent home)
Georgetown MUN Participation: Feb 18 – 21, 2016
Spring Break: March 27-31, 2016 (No School)
Please note that Excused Absences will not be permitted for extended vacation times beyond the listed holiday.
DeBakey Sports Day
Our Sports Day will take place at school on March 3, 2016. This will be a fun day for students to enjoy each other in friendly competitions! As no classes will take place on this day, please encourage our students to particpate. Only students that sign up to particpate will attend school on this day.
All parents are welcome: Sports Day Invite
Journalism Class Newsletter
Students enrolled in the Journalism course have produced a wonderful newsletter showcasing school events, student life and faculty interviews. Please browse through and enjoy!
- Welcome Back Event for Students (Provided by PTA)
- UK Education Expo
- University of Calgary Nurses Began Their Internship At DeBakey
- Red Crescent Donation for Children of Syria
- Rise ‘n Coffee PTA Event
- SEHHA Workshop at Qatar University
- Grade 9 Poetry Slam
- Weill Cornell Medical Explorer Program
- Debate Competitions
Upcoming PTA Events
Rise ‘n Coffee: Feb 10, 2016 7 AM – 7:45 AM
Tea ‘n Talk: Feb 23, 2016 2 PM – 3 PM
PTA General Meeting: Feb 29, 2016 6 PM
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend the PTA events!
If you are interested to join PTA, please contact us! We would love for more parents to be involved.
Contact us at: DebakeyPTA@debakeyatqatar.com
All students will particpate in the Science Fair this school year. Preparation and timelines will be corrdinated through the science courses in Cycle 4 & 5. Selected projects will be selected for the Science Fair competition. Please encourage our students to complete their best work! Additionally, the PTA is helping to coordinate through a Science Fair Commiittee.
Flyer for Science Fair
DeBakey High School – Qatar is now accepting applications for the 2016 – 2017 School Year! We are considering applications for grades 7 – 10 only. If you have any children or relatives who would like to be considered for next school year’s enrollment, now is the time to begin the application process.
A few requirements have changed for the next school year. Please visit the Admissions link located on the website for more information.
World Book Day
We will celebrate World Book Day on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.
- Grades 7 & 8 students will dress up as their favorite book character and complete book presentations.
- Grades 9 – 12 students will participate in a literary scavenger hunt with their classmates.
Please encourage your child’s enthusiasm!