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Saturday, 24 February 2018

School Calendar

First Semester Agenda – Girls’ Schools

2017-2018

Our Mission:

Inspired by the principles of Islam, the mission of Dhahran Ahliyya Schools is to empower each student to be a compassionate, thinking, lifelong bilingual learner, who makes a positive difference locally and globally.

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Day

Hijri Date

Gregorian Date

What’s On

Week

1

Thursday

23/12/1438

Sep. 14, 2017

Orientation Day

1

2

Sunday

26/12/1438

Sep. 17, 2017

First Semester Begins

3

Sunday+Monday

26+27/12/1438

Sep. 17+18, 2017

Administrative Meeting with Students- Grades 6-12

4

Tuesday

28/12/1438

Sep. 19, 2017

General Parents’ Meeting – Grades 6-12

5

Sunday

4/1/1439

Sep. 24, 2017

National Day Holiday

2

6

Monday

5/1/1439

Sep. 25, 2017

National Day Celebration (All Grades)

7

Tuesday

6/1/1439

Sep. 26, 2017

General Parents’ Meeting – Grades KG - 5

8

Thursday

8/1/1439

Sep. 28, 2017

Practice Evacuation Plan

9

Thursday

8/1/1439

Sep. 28, 2017

Volunteer Mothers’ Meeting

10

Tuesday-Tuesday

6-20/1/1439

Sep. 26, 2017 –

Oct. 10, 2017

MAP Tests - Grades 2-10

2-4

11

Sunday-Wednesday

11-14/1/1439

Oct. 1-4, 2017

1st Individual Parent-Teacher Conferences- KG

3

12

Thursday

15/1/1439

Oct. 5, 2017

Teachers’ Appreciation Day Celebration

13

Saturday

17/1/1439

Oct. 7, 2017

MAP Tests – Grades 6-10

14

Sunday-Thursday

18-22/1/1439

Oct. 8-12, 2017

First Reading Week- KG

4

15

Wednesday

21/1/1439

Oct. 11, 2017

PSAT Tests – Grade 10

16

Tuesday

27/1/1439

Oct. 17, 2017

Staff PLC Meetings

5

17

Sunday-Thursday

25-29/1/1439

Oct. 15-19, 2017

Safety Awareness Campaign (PTA)

18

Sunday-Thursday

25/1-6/2/1439

Oct. 15-26, 2017

TALA Arabic Tests – Grades 3-8

5+6

19

Thursday-Saturday

6-8/2/1439

Oct. 26-28, 2017

General Aptitude Tests (QUDARAT) – Grades 11-12

6

20

Thursday

13/2/1439

Nov. 2, 2017

Display Students’ Grades on Moodle – Grades 6-12

7

21

Sunday-Thursday

16-20/2/1439

Nov. 5-9, 2017

Second Reading Week- KG

8

22

Tuesday

18/2/1439

Nov. 7, 2017

Individual Parents-Teachers Conferences

23

Sunday- Wednesday

16-19/2/1439

Nov. 5-8, 2017

2nd Individual Parent-Teacher Conferences- KG

24

Thursday

20/2/1439

Nov. 9, 2017

Book Swap Activity – KG

25

Tuesday

25/2/1439

Nov. 14, 2017

Individual Parents-Teachers Conferences

9

26

Thursday

27/2/1439

Nov. 16, 2017

Bedtime Story Activity – Kindergarten

27

Sunday-Thursday

23-27/2/1439

Nov. 12-16, 2017

Anti-Bullying Campaign – Grades 1-5 (PTA)

28

Sunday-Thursday

1-5/3/1439

Nov. 19-23, 2017

Parents’ Survey

10

29

Tuesday

3/3/1439

Nov. 21, 2017

Staff PLC Meetings

30

Saturday

14/3/1439

Dec. 2, 2017

Records Day

11

31

Thursday

19/3/1439

Dec. 7, 2017

KG 3 & Grade 1 Applicants’ Mothers’ Meeting

12

32

Sunday-Thursday

22-26/3/1439

Dec. 10-14, 2017

Charity Walkathon

13

33

Thursday

26/3/1439

Dec. 14, 2017

18th International College Fair

34

Sunday-Thursday

29/3-3/4/1439

Dec. 17-21, 2017

Third Reading Week- KG

14

35

Monday

30/3/1439

Dec. 18, 2017

Sports Day - Grades 3 - 5

36

Tuesday

1/4/1439

Dec. 19, 2017

Staff PLC Meetings

37

Thursday

3/4/1439

Dec. 21, 2017

“We Work Together Activity”- KG 3

38

Sunday

6/4/1439

Dec. 24, 2017

Clubs Medal Ceremony – Grades 6-9

15

39

Monday

7/4/1439

Dec. 25, 2017

Clubs Medal Ceremony – Grades 10-11

40

Monday -Tuesday

7-8/4/1439

Dec. 25-26, 2017

Alquist Math Tests – Grades 6-7

41

Sunday

13/4/1439

Dec. 31, 2017

Final Exams Begin - Muqrarrat Stream – Grades 10-12

16

42

Wednesday

16/4/1439

Jan. 3, 2018

Clubs Medal Ceremony – Grades 3-5

43

Thursday

17/4/1439

Jan. 4, 2018

Sports Day - Grades 1 & 2 – Girls

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Day

Hijri Date

Gregorian Date

What’s On

Week

44

Sunday

20/4/1439

Jan. 7, 2018

Final Exams Begin – Grades 6 - 12

17

45

Sunday-Thursday

20-24/4/1439

Jan. 7-11, 2018

Quran Competition – Grades 1-5

46

Thursday

24/4/1439

Jan. 11, 2018

Distributing Grades Reports – Grades 1-5

Last Working Day before the Mid-Year Vacation – All Grades

47

Sunday

4/5/1439

Jan. 21, 2018

First Working Day after the Mid-Year Vacation

1

 Note:

In the event of any unplanned holiday given by the Ministry of Education, the school will compensate for all missed instruction on Saturdays or by lengthening the school day.

 PTA: Parent-Teacher Association.


 

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Day

Hijri Date

Gregorian Date

What’s On

Week

1

Sunday

4/5/1439

January 21, 2018

Second Semester Begins

1

2

Sunday-Saturday

4-17/5/1439

Jan. 21- Feb. 3, 2018

Reading Festival- 12th Annual Book Fair

1+2

3

Friday-Saturday

23-24/5/1439

February 9-10, 2018

Model United Nations (DAS MUN)

3

4

Sunday- Thursday

25-29/5/1439

February 11-15, 2018

Spelling Bee Contests - Elementary

4

5

Thursday

29/5/1439

February 15, 2018

My Mommy and I Activity – KG 1+2

4

6

Tuesday

4/6/1439

February 20, 2018

Staff PLC Meetings

5

7

Sunday- Monday

9-17/6/1439

Feb. 25- Mar. 5, 2018

Interviews: KG 2, KG3 and Grade 1 Applicants

6+7

8

Friday-Saturday

14-22/6/1439

March 2-10, 2018

General Aptitude Tests (Qudarat)

6+7

9

Thursday

13/6/1439

March 1, 2018

Sports Day (Grades 1+2 Boys)

7

10

Tuesday- Wednesday

25-26/6/1439

March 13-14, 2018

Jeopardy Competition  

8

11

Thursday

27/6/1439

March 15, 2018

Academic and Behavior Reports – All Grades

8

12

Thursday

27/6/1439

March 15, 2018

Early Dismissal for DAS Employees and Students

8

13

Saturday

29/6/1439

March 17, 2018

DAS Annual Reunion

8

14

Monday- Thursday

2-12/7/1439

March 19-29, 2018

Arabic Proficiency Tests (TALA)– Grades 3,5,6 & 8

9-10

15

Tuesday- Wednesday

3-4/7/1439

March 20-21, 2018

Parents-Teachers Individual Conferences- Students’ Early Dismissal

9

16

Tuesday- Wednesday

3-4/7/1439

March 20-21, 2018

Make-Up Exams – Grades 6-12

9

17

Thursday

5/7/1439

March 22, 2018

Meeting: Mommy, I Enjoy and Learn - KG Activity

9

18

Thursday

5/7/1439

March 22, 2018

Admission Results: KG 2, KG 3 and Grade 1 Applicants 

9

19

Sunday -Monday

8-9/7/1439

March 25-26, 2018

Science Fair Projects – Grades 6-12

10

20

Sunday -Monday

8-9/7/1439

March 25-26, 2018

Visit: Representatives from the International Baccalaureate Organization - PYP Accreditation

10

21

Tuesday

10/7/1439

March 27, 2018

Parents-Teachers Individual Conferences

10

22

Saturday

14/7/1439

March 31, 2018

Entrance Tests - Grades 2 and above

10

23

Sunday - Saturday

15/7 - 5/8/1439

April 1-21, 2018

MAP Tests- Grades 2-11

11-13

24

Sunday-Thursday

15-19/7/1439

April 1-5, 2018

Kuwaiti Screening Tests- KG 2

11

25

Tuesday

17/7/1439

April 3, 2018

Staff PLC Meetings

11

26

Tuesday-Thursday

17-19/7/1439

April 3-5, 2018

PTA Café

11

27

Saturday

21/7/1439

April 7, 2018

MAP Tests- Grades 6-10

11

28

Sunday-Thursday

22-26/7/1439

April 8-12, 2018

Pre-Readiness Screening Tests- KG 3

12

29

Tuesday-Wednesday

24-25/7/1439

April 10-11, 2018

Senior Projects Presentations

12

30

Saturday

28/7/1439

April 14, 2018

MAP Tests- Grades 6-10

12

31

Tuesday

1/8/1439

April 17, 2018

Personal Projects Exhibition – Grade 10 Diploma

Community Projects Exhibition – Grade 8

13

32

Wednesday

2/8/1439

April 18, 2018

Fathers’ Visit to the Girls’ School

13

33

Thursday

3/8/1439

April 19, 2018

Admission Results: Grades 2 and above Applicants

13

34

Friday

4/8/1439

April 20, 2018

Model Arab League  – Grade 10

13

35

Tuesday

8/8/1439

April 24, 2018

Staff PLC Meetings + Earth Day Celebration

14

36

Tuesday

8/8/1439

April 24, 2018

Make-Up Exams – Grades 6-12

14

37

Saturday-Wednesday

5-9/8/1439

April 22-25, 2018

Tahseeli Tests – Grade 12

13+14

38

Friday

11/8/1439

April 27, 2018

Honoring Ceremony – Grade 12

14

39

Sunday

13/8/1439

April 29, 2018

Clubs’ Medal Ceremony – Grades 10 + 11

15

40

Monday

14/8/1439

April 30, 2018

Alquist Math Tests – Grade 6

15

41

Tuesday

15/8/1439

May 1, 2018

Schools’ 29th Annual Progress Celebration

15

42

Tuesday

15/8/1439

May 1, 2018

Alquist Math Tests – Grade 7

15

43

Wednesday

16/8/1439

May 2, 2018

Clubs’ Medal Ceremony –Grades 3-5

15

44

Wednesday-Thursday

16-17/8/1439

May 2-3, 2018

Alquist Math Tests – Grade 1

15

45

Sunday

20/8/1439

May 6, 2018

Final Exams Begin – Muqrarrat Stream

16

46

Sunday

20/8/1439

May 6, 2018

Clubs’ Medal Ceremony –Grades 6-9

16

47

Sunday-Monday

20-21/8/1439

May 6-7, 2018

Alquist Math Tests – Grade 2

16

48

Monday-Tuesday

21-22/8/1439

May 7-8, 2018

Quran Competition -  Grades 1 - 5

16

49

Wednesday

23/8/1439

May 9, 2018

PYP Exhibition – Grade 5

16

50

Thursday

24/8/1439

May 10, 2018

Honoring Ceremony– KG 3

16

51

Sunday

27/8/1439

May 13, 2018

Final Exams Begin – American Diploma Stream (Grades 6-12)

17

52

Tuesday

29/8/1439

May 15, 2018

End-of-Year Carnival – Grades 1-5

Last School Day for all Students

17

53

Saturday- Thursday

4-9/9/1439

May 19-24, 2018

Tahseeli Tests – Grade 12

17+18

54

Sunday-Thursday

5-9/9/1439

May 20-24, 2018

Make-Up Exams Begin

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55

Tuesday

14/9/1439

May 29, 2018

Last Working Day - Teachers

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56

Wednesday

15/9/1439

May 30, 2018

Last Working Day -  Supervisors and Academic Responsible Staff Members

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57

Thursday

16/9/1439

May 31, 2018

Last Working Day - Directors, Administrative and Academic Support Staff

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58

Sunday

16/11/1439

July 29, 2018

First  Working Day –  Directors, Supervisors, New Teachers and Support Staff

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59

Wednesday

19/11/1438

August 1,2018

First Working Day- Teachers

First Training Day – All categories

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60

Sunday

22/12/1438

September 2, 2018

Beginning of the Academic Year 2018/2019

1

Note: In  the event of  any unplanned holiday given by the Ministry of Education, the school will compensate for  all missed instruction  on Saturdays or by lengthening the school day.