The UAS Arabic Show The Arabic Show was a lighthearted play directed towards Kindergarten and Elementary students. The story revolved around two animal families and through their experiences the children were taught about the importance of being kind to parents and supporting community and family. The show supervisor, High School teacher Ms. Amira Al Tanany,
UAS Teachers Share their Talent at PEAK Conference On December 9, UAS had 12 presenters and 35 teachers attend the annual PEAK Conference at Northwest Bilingual School. The conference focused on 21 Century Learning Skills like being creative, thinking critically, communication, and collaboration. The conference offered four professional development sessions in both Arabic and English.
Holiday Concert by UAS Singers and All Star Band On Dec. 3rd and 4th UAS students were entertained with a “Holiday Concert” by the music department, under the direction of Ms. Kluever and Dr. Dallaire. The Elementary “UAS Singers” sang great songs about Santa; with Ms. Kluever choreographing the songs to make the performance exciting
AP English Hosts Harvard and Berkeley Valedictorians Sarah and Firas Abu Shaar spoke to the AP Language and Composition class on Thursday, November 23. Sarah was Harvard valedictorian in 2014, and Firas was Berkeley Valedictorian in 2017. Student had analyzed Sarah’s speech earlier in the year, and they were delighted to meet her in person.
Ministry of Interior and US DEA Visit UAS Students at UAS had the privilege of attending an assembly held by the Ministry of Interior and the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) from the Dubai Country Office. Dr. Ayad Al Humaidan and DEA Agent Lila Rico addressed students in grades 9 – 12 on Tuesday, December
AP Psychology Students Share their Childhood Memories Currently in AP Psychology, the students are learning about how children grow up by examining different developmental stages from Jean Piaget, Eric Erickson and Lawrence Kohlberg. Part of growing up is hearing stories about you as a young child (the good, bad and embarrassing). As such, the AP
UAS Hosts Director of Child Protective Services UAS held their fourth Professional Development Seminar of the year on Child Protective Services on Tuesday, November 28. At the event, over 80 staff members attended a session gaining valuable knowledge about warning signs of neglect and abuse and learned protocols to reporting victims of violence. Dr. Mona
Staff vs. Student Volleyball Game Brings UAS Family Together As part of their campaign on cancer awareness, NHS organized the traditional Staff vs. Student volleyball match. The staff team was a mix or various members from all divisions, while the student team was composed of the girls and boys Varsity team from this year. The
Faculty & Staff Celebrate Thanksgiving Every year, Mrs. Nora Al Ghanim, owner of the Universal American School; hosts a traditional Thanksgiving lunch for all of our fantastic faculty and staff to celebrate with them this special occasion, as they are away from their families. This year’s celebration was filled with laughter, fun and cheer. Ms.