ASPIRE ACADEMY HOSTS FIRST PARENTS MEETING OF 2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR
10 Oct 2017, General
Doha, 10 October 2017. Aspire Academy hosted the first parents meeting for the 2017-2018 academic year for the parents of students from all year grades. During the meeting, teachers and officials at the Academy explained how the students have been settling in and their progress with respect to both academic and athletic activities. Aspire Academy Deputy Director General, Mr Ali Salem Afifa welcomed the parents in his opening address. He emphasized the school commitment to both sporting and academic excellence and told the parents ASPIRE acknowledges the important role they play in the development of their sons into champions in life, “You are an integral part of the work we do at Aspire Academy and your input is highly valued. We strongly believe that the cooperation between parents and the school will be of great benefit to your sons” said Mr Ali Salem Afifa
The evening was attended by Academy directors, teachers and coaches. During the evening, various directors each gave an overview of the programmes they are responsible for and the functions of their respective departments. The directors then took questions from parents related to the students’ academic life during a panel discussion. Parents had the opportunity to ask teachers questions about their sons in relationship to programmes at the Academy.
In his speech to the gathering Aspire Academy, School Principal Jassim Mohammed Al-Jabir said: “Aspire Academy values the cooperation between parents and the academy and by hosting our first parent orientation session this year we are delighted that parents will have the chance to meet with teachers, coaches and directors to learn about how the students are settling in and adapting to life at Aspire Academy. This is the first of many parent-teacher meetings that we have planned for this year, since we believe strongly in working very closely with parents to support the academic and athletic development of our students. This year we have embarked on some programmes aimed at re-enforcing positive behaviours in our students based on the mantra of three R’s, respect, responsibility and readiness”, said Principal Jassim Mohammed Al-Jabir.