1B Weekly News

February 4, 2016

A Note From Mrs. Waters

ASD sports day was a big success. The PE teachers did a great job organizing it and there were US military volunteers that ran the stations for the kids. The students rotated through many fun station. On Tuesday there is no school because it is Qatar Sports Day. Please have your child exercise outside on Tuesday.

Next Thursday is the 100th day of school. They will be participating in many 100 related activities.

School Announcements

Important Information:

Nannies and Drivers are not allowed on campus until 2:45pm daily. If you are sending a driver or nanny to pick up your child throughout the school day for an appointment or other reasons you need to let the Elementary Office know by email. Please email Deb Fenley dfenley@asd.edu.qa and Swati Korpal skorpal@asd.edu.qa the following information: Who will be picking up your child, what time they will pick up and the reason for picking the child up and family ID Number which is located on your ID badge.

Gate 5 Entry Update

  • After 8:00am parents can enter through Gate 5 on days when there are Principal Coffee Mornings, Counsellors Coffee or Workshops and Let’s Do Math Workshops.
  • Parents picking up sick students can enter through Gate 5, the ES Nurses will leave the parents name with the Guard House for easy and quick access.

Lower Elementary Math Parent Drop-in

Our Math Coordinator, Mrs. Carol Little will be holding a Lower Elementary parent drop in / office hour every Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:00pm. Mrs. Little will be available at this time every week to assist parents who need further information about our Math program or who would like help / suggestions with how to support their children at home. It will be held in Ms. Mindy Martin’s office.

Important Dates


February 9- No School, Qatar Sports Day

February 11- 1st Grade 100th Day of School


February 14- Valentine’s Classroom Party

February 14-18- Reading Week

February 26- Friendship Festival