Clarion Newsletter, June 9, 2023

June 9, 2023

Dear Parents and Friends of Clarion,

As we progress through the month of June, we are reminded that as of Monday, June 12 we have 11 school days remaining in this academic year. It is important that our students continue to attend school and families support us by ensuring their children are attending school until the last day of school.

1. Clarion Canteen and Multi-purpose Hall –

Just a friendly reminder that to maintain the cleanliness and condition of the Multipurpose Hall, we kindly request that all students wear white sole runners or non- marking colored sole shoes. Shoes with colored soles that may cause scuff marks on the floor will not be allowed.

2. Fire Drill –

Our school successfully carried out the final fire drill of this academic year on Wednesday, June 7. We commend our exceptional students and staff for their outstanding efforts in swiftly and safely evacuating the school premises. With remarkable efficiency, we were able to evacuate the building in an impressive time of 2 minutes and 46 seconds!

3. Student Re-registration for 2023-24 School Year –

We would like to thank all families for completing the re-enrollment process and paying the seat deposit to secure their child’s place for the upcoming academic year. Please note that this deposit will be fully deducted from your child’s tuition fees in September 2023.

Parents who have not paid the deposit at this time have been moved to our wait list for the coming school year. Once payment is secured the student will be removed from the wait list and will have a secured spot for the coming school year.

To secure your child’s seat or for any accounts related queries, please contact Mr. Jafar at

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to another successful year at Clarion School.

4. 2023-2024 Staffing –

Our staffing for the upcoming school year is nearly finalized, with approximately 95% positions filled at this time. We expect to complete the staffing process by the end of next week. As part of our effort to introduce the new staff members to the school community, we will be sharing video introductions of a few staff members each week. This week, we are delighted to feature the following new staff members -

  1. Yasin Kol: Yasin will be teaching Mathematics to students in Grade 5, 6 and 7.
  2. Cliodhna Spellman: Cliodhna will be the homeroom teacher for Grade 1.

5. Culminations and Class Concerts –

Starting from Monday, June 12, our school will be hosting an array of captivating culminations and class concerts throughout next week. We have shared the detailed schedule of these events with our parents via Seesaw, ensuring everyone can mark their calendars and join us in celebrating the achievements of our students.

6. Peter Pan Production –

Join us for an enchanting adventure as Clarion School proudly presents a captivating Peter Pan theatre production! The performance is scheduled to take place at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, June 20, and will be held in our state-of-the-art Multi-purpose Hall, a brand new addition to our school facilities.

To ensure that we can accommodate all attendees comfortably, we kindly request parents to RSVP for the event. Your response will assist us in making appropriate seating arrangements for everyone in attendance. Additionally, we would like to remind parents to wear suitable footwear, such as flat sole shoes (no spiked or heel shoes), while in the Multi-purpose Hall.

Please click on the RSVP link to sign up -

7. MAP Testing –

We would like to thank our students and staff for their incredible efforts in preparation for this terms MAP assessments. Overall, there has been substantial progress in all subject areas at all grade levels. The results from the MAP assessments will be shared with parents during the final week of this school year.

At Clarion, we value the importance of providing every student with the opportunity to showcase their knowledge and abilities, and we are committed to ensuring their success.

8. Clarion Sports –

CCI - Teacher Led After school Activities

We are approaching the end of Term 3, so next week will be the final week of CCIs.

Squad Trainings

Next week is the last week of trainings for Swimming, Basketball and Badminton.

Sports This week

Well done to the Under 13 Basketball Boys team who played vs Gems Founder at Clarion MPH (Multi-purpose Hall) demonstrating fantastic progress.

Congrats to the Under 9/ Under 10 Basketball Boys team who played their first basketball tournament at Clarion winning all their games vs English College and Sharjah English School.

Next Week

Monday, June 12

Under 11 and Under 10 Badminton tournament at the Dubai School Games.

Under 9 Basketball girls’ team is playing at JBS.

Under 13 Basketball boys’ team is playing at Uptown School.

Tuesday, June 13

Good luck to the Under 9/ Under10 Basketball Boys team at Clarion MPH (Multi- purpose Hall).

9. Student Field Trips –

Field trips are an important aspect of the educational program at Clarion. Just a friendly reminder that field trips are not meant to be optional and that students are asked to participate unless they are home ill on the day of the trip.

Next week, we have the following Field Trip -

Monday, June 12 - Field Trip - Apple Store - Dubai Mall - Grade 5,6 & 7.

Wednesday, June 14 - Field Trip – Sharjah Maritime Museum - Grade 2 A, B and C.

I wish everyone a wonderful weekend and I look forward to seeing you on Monday, June 12, 2023!



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