GEMS American Academy Wins QGBC School Sustainability Award
The recipient of the 2020 Qatar Green Building Council’s (QGBC) Sustainability Award in the category of “University/College School Sustainability” ..
GAAQ Has Been Awarded Full NEASC Accreditation!
GEMS American Academy Qatar (GAAQ) is now accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Eco Schools Green Flag Award
(GAAQ) is the 3rd K-12 school in Qatar to obtain the prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag Award..
Mark Lentz: Cultivating inquiry-driven classrooms
Mark Lentz has been the Head of School & CEO of GEMS American Academy Qatar since March 2017 and Qatar Country Lead since April 2021. Prior to the appointment, he has worked as an administrator, teacher and counsellor in several schools both internationally and in the United States.
GAAQ Ignites the Spirit of Ramadan As a Community
Ramadan is an important religious observance for Muslims worldwide, and it is no different for the students, parents, and staff at GEMS American Academy Qatar (GAAQ). As one of the main events to acknowledge and respect the Holy Month of Ramadan, this year event was highly-anticipated by the entire school community.
GEMS Students Overcomes Sport Injury in his Journey to Success
The story of Javier ‘Nico’ Maluf, a Grade 12 student at GEMS American Academy Qatar, is one of resilience, determination and hard work.