AcademIAS-72-Measures of Academic Progress’ – (MAP)
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AcademIAS-72-Measures of Academic Progress’ – (MAP)

Dear Parents, Greetings from International Academic School, Dubai. We are pleased to inform you about a standardized assessment test called ‘Measures of Academic Progress’ – (MAP).  The International Academic School uses the MAP standardized tests for Elementary and Middle School students grades 1 to 12. The IAS administers the assessment tests three times during the...

AcademIAS-71- UAE Flag Day
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AcademIAS-71- UAE Flag Day

Dear Parents, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has called on citizens, institutions and ministries to raise the UAE flag on the first of November in the early hours of the morning, expressing their belonging to the country. Our brothers and sisters, our country celebrates the...

AcademIAS-70- CAT4- National Agenda Parameter
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AcademIAS-70- CAT4- National Agenda Parameter

Dear Parents, Greetings from International Academic School, Dubai. We are pleased to inform you about a standardized assessment test that your children has taken this October 2018. CAT4 is one of the mandatory requirements for the National Agenda Parameter and one of the basic requirements for school inspection with KHDA. CAT 4 stands for Cognitive...

academIAS– 69- Reminder for Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Dismissal Time
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academIAS– 69- Reminder for Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Dismissal Time

Dear Parents, Greetings from International Academic School, Dubai. Please, be reminded that the students in Grades 1 to 12 will be dismissed at 10.00 am tomorrow Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Please, be informed that starting Wednesday, October 31, 2018, we will go back to our regular dismissal timings i.e. 2.45 pm from Sunday to Wednesday...

AcademIAS – 63 -Change is the only constant in our school
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AcademIAS – 63 -Change is the only constant in our school

حضرة أولياء الأمور الكرام، إن التغيير هو عبارة عن عملية تحول من واقع وحالة نعيش فيها إلى حالة نرغب بها وبالانتقال إليها، وهو عملية ضرورية للإنسان ولها أهمية كبيرة في الخروج من حالة نرفضها إلى حالة نتقبلها. والتغيير يتضمن تحدي كل الصعوبات والمشكلات لتحديد الاتجاه المناسب والقدرات في مواجهة هذه التحديات ثم التغلب عليها. ومن...

AcademIAS-62-Parents Survey about Weekly Plan
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AcademIAS-62-Parents Survey about Weekly Plan

Dear Parents, Greetings from IAS. Based on your feedback on our Weekly Plans, I would like to invite you to participate in an online survey to seek your input and opinions about our weekly plans. Once I receive your feedback, I shall meet with my team to discuss and take on board your ideas. Thank...

AcademIAS-60-Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
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AcademIAS-60-Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Dear Parents, Greetings from International Academic School, Dubai. IAS is organizing a “Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign” during the week. On Thursday October 25, 2018 the school will have a “Go PINK Day”.  On that day all students will be allowed to wear a pink T-shirt with the rest of school uniform (School pants, black shoes)...

AcademIAS-59-Dismissal Timing during Exams
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AcademIAS-59-Dismissal Timing during Exams

Dear Parents, Greetings from International Academic School, Dubai. According to the survey conducted today-Monday, October 22, 2018, students in Grades 1 to 12 will be dismissed at 10.00 am during the exam week from Tuesday, October 23, 2018 to Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Please find the results below for your reference. Thank you for participating...

AcademIAS-58-Summative Evaluation 1 – Early Dismissal
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AcademIAS-58-Summative Evaluation 1 – Early Dismissal

Dear Parents of Grade 1 to 12, Greetings from International Academic School, Dubai. Many parents and students approached us today, Sunday, October 21, 2018, with serious concerns that they need time to study for their exams during the week of Summative Evaluation #1. Therefore, this is to inform you that starting Monday October 22, 2018...

AcademIAS-57-Reading on Scholastic Literacy Pro Software
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AcademIAS-57-Reading on Scholastic Literacy Pro Software

Dear Parents, Greetings from International Academic School, Dubai. In our daily effort to promote literacy and embed the habit of reading in our students’ daily life, our teachers in Middle School started assigning reading tasks on Scholastic Literacy Pro software last week. All students were given usernames and passwords and can easily access the program...