DWCHS 1st Graduation Ceremony a resounding success!

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Dubai Women’s College celebrated its first graduation ceremony on 14th June 2015, amidst much excitement and an outpouring of accolades and well wishes for the graduating class of 19 girls.

 
The event was attended by several dignitaries and VIPs including U.S Consul General to U.A.E,  Robert Waller and founder of Pansophic Learning, Ron Packard; who in his address to the Class of 2015 said he was honored to be witnessing the graduation of the first set from a blended learning, all girls school in the United Arab Emirate under his group of partner schools. A feat he would never have imagined possible when he began Pansophic Learning 15 years ago in the U.S, to meet the educational needs of his 3rd grade child.
 
The pivotal moment of the event however, was the keynote address by Sheikha Dr. Alia Al Quasimi who forfeited her prepared speech to give an emotional message to the girls as she expressed her amazement at their confidence and obvious readiness to face the challenges of the world ahead. Sheikha Dr. Alia was instrumental in founding DWCHS three years ago under Sheikh Al Nahyan’s tenure as Minister for Higher Education, when she admitted she had reservations about the outcome  of the first blended learning model in the GCC, but acclaimed herself to now be pleasantly surprised and thus a true believer!

DWC High School’s New Principal is a woman with a mission!

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DWCHS is excited to introduce the appointment of its new Principal/Director Mrs. Lynn Prince.

Mrs. Prince has a Master of Arts in Teaching from South Carolina State University, an Educational Specialist Degree in Instructional Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College (U.S.A).

With fourteen years of combined educational experience in the USA and abroad, Mrs. Prince’s credentials also include U.S. certification in teaching (Kindergarten – Grade 8), educational leadership (Pre- School- Grade 12) as well as Gifted and Talented endorsements; TESOL (Certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages) and CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults).

Having joined Dubai Women’s College High School in August 2014 as Deputy Principal, Mrs. Prince commenced her position as Principal/Director in April 2015. She hopes to utilize findings from her action research on the impact of brain-based strategies on student achievement, as well as the effects of teacher morale on learning in her new position. As principal of a female only, cutting edge blended learning school, she is set to foster a learning environment which equips the students with lifelong learning skills and values to ‘empower themselves and empower their community’.


Dubai Women’s College High School Iftar Open House

Ramadan Iftar Invitation


Counselor & Student Tour of DWCHS

with The Philippine School, Al Alasail Government School, Al Salam Private School

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Dubai Women’s College High School Counselor and Students Campus Tour

Campus Tour

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You are invited to our Open House on February 16th, starting 8 a.m.

February 16th 2015 Invitation


NAJAH Higher Education and Careers Exhibition Trip to Abu Dhabi

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Objective:

Najah is the perfect platform for students to find their higher education path with over a hundred local and international exhibitors. Prestigious universities and leading companies will be on hand to help you make the right choices for you.

  • You get to meet student recruitment advisors from leading national and international universities;
  • Discover what scholarship opportunities and internships are available to you;
  • Take advantage of the professionals – get all of your queries answered on the spot by admission officers and student recruiters.

The school organized a trip for all of the 11th and 12th grade students, as it will be a great opportunity to gather all the needed information about colleges and universities requirements here in the UAE.


UAE Flag Day

Monday November 3rd, 2014

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UAE Flag Day

It is celebrated annually on November 3, the day of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s accession as President of the UAE. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, called upon all UAE citizens and government departments to hoist the UAE flag on Monday, Flag Day, as a sign of national unity.


DWCHS Prefects and Student Council

Prefects:

In a school, organization is critical, as is the inclusion of students as part of that organization. The position of prefect is a position of responsibility and one that provides an important connection between students and staff. The prefect team has an important role throughout the entire school community: they are responsible for helping set the tone amongst the student body and for maintain and enhancing the culture of the school.

Mr. Jeffrey Herr (DWCHS Director)

This year’s selected prefects are: Hessa AlMansoori (Head Girl), Maryam AlMazrooei (Deputy Head Girl), Dana Raheef, Amna Kayani, Rhoda Obaid and Mariam AlRahmah (House Prefects), Rahima AbdulWakil (Deputy Prefect), Rodha AlDoei (Office Prefect), Nehaa Pirzada (Community & PR Prefect) and Eloise Nobbs (Extracurricular Activities Prefect).

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Student councils often serve to engage students in learning about service and leadership. It creates the opportunity for students to become effective leaders, thus encouraging and influencing a positive school climate.

Ms. Rasha ElFaramawy (Enrollment Manager)

This year’s elected student council members: Fatma AlMazrooei (President), Elham Jawaid (Vice President), Alia AlRais (Treasurer) and Rukayah Khediri (Reporter/Secretary)


DWC High School book fair

On October 12th, 2014, Dubai Women’s College High School organized a book fair.

03A variety of books ranging from fiction like the “Divergent Series” (which by the way is AWESOME) to reality stricken books like “The Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by the one and only Khalid Hosseini. It was fun, mostly because we got to skip class, 04but also because our students have an undying love for books and passion for reading that even words can’t describe. Everyone loved the showcase of new and upcoming books. Poor parents probably went bankrupt because of the speed with which the books were sold. Overall, the exhibit was a success and we want to give a shout out to the bookshop for coming to our school for three torturous days. THANKS GUYS!

Written by: Nehaa Pirzada, Grade 1205