Note from the Director
As we approach the end of Semester 1, I want to thank all of our parents for their continued understanding and support to ensure our students remain motivated to excel. School policies regarding uniforms and tardiness will continue to be enforced. Please help our students remain in complaince before they leave home.
There are two upcoming Qatar-recognized holidays.
Once Semester 1 exams are complete, students will receive a holiday break. School will not be in session from Sunday, January 29th – Thursday, February 2nd. Students return to school on Sunday, February 5, 2017.
National Sports Day
Students are not to attend school on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Several activities will be organized and available throughout Doha for students to enjoy. Please be sure to research options, and benefit from this annual Qatar holiday! Students return to school on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
Please note that excused absences will not be permitted for extended vacation times beyond the listed holiday breaks.
Upcoming PTA Event
Rise ‘n Coffee: February 8, 7 AM – 8 AM
The PTA has initiated the process of organizing a Family Fun Day. As this day will only be possible depending on the parent participation with planning, you may sign-up to join the committee through the link provided below. We will then have a meeting soon to discuss to details.
Family Fun Day Committee Sign-up: https://goo.gl/forms/b54jvU6kvhJ8m1qF2
All parents are encouraged to attend the PTA events!
- International Week
- Qatar National Day Celebration
- Cyberbullying Presentation
- Hour of Code Participation
- Robotics Olympiad Competition
- Cycle 2 Awards Ceremony
- End of Cycle 2 Fun Activities
- Best Buddies Club Cafe Event
- Rise ‘n Shine PTA Event
- SEHHA Research Convention
- Middle & High School Debate Competition
Students will participate in Picture Day on February 6 – 9, 2017. Students will take an individual portrait and a group photo with their class, in their school uniform, on assigned days depending on their grade level.
A package option will be available for parents to purchase. This is perfect opportunity for students to obtain keepsakes and/or send photos to family members. Picture order forms and proofs will be sent to parents a few weeks after pictures are taken.
DeBakey High School – Qatar is now accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 School Year! We are considering applications for grades 6 – 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. To take the assesment it is onlt necessary to complete the registration form through the link below. Next assessment: January 12, 2017, 2PM
We have a bright future ahead!
Education is our path to dignity and our route to development.