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It was probably 3 months ago when Xiane’s music teacher waited for Mavis outside of Xiane’s classroom to tell her about the auditions for Oliver. She said that since Xiane seems to like music and acting, the Oliver play would be an activity Xiane would be interested in. After asking Xiane if she wanted to […]

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Today Oliver! the musical play by Lionel Bart had it’s debut at the Qatar Academy auditorium with Qatar Foundation staff and students as its cast. After 3 long months of long hours of rehearsals, we finally get to see the play we’ve all been waiting for. We are very happy that the show was successful […]

A month and a half since the first rehearsal, all the cast’s hard work will soon reap its rewards.  I am truly proud that my daughter Xianelle has taken part in this endeavor and I can’t wait to be awed in the audience as she and the entire Oliver cast perform and sing the songs that I have memorized […]

Qatar Academy’s Quackfest 2010 was well attended at the Senior School grounds. We enjoyed the Camels and the quick walkthrough/sitdown with the Helicopter. There were several games that Mavis and Xiane joined for 2 tickets each game. Tickets cost 2 rials each but didn’t matter as the proceeds would benefit the Qatar Animal Welfare Society […]


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