Today, Friday 11th May a water festival event was organized by the Centre. Throughout the Water Explorer Project, all groups participated in several ways. The students’ input varied from preparing charts with powerful messages on saving water, presentations, sensory aquarium and a video clip. We would like to thank those parents who attended and also a special thanks to you @WATER EXPLORER MALTA and @HSBC for giving us the opportunity to be active participants in this project and for funding given towards the installation of a reverse osmosis and the necessary maintenance .
A yearly appointment scheduled around May is the walk to Għar San Martin from the resource centre and back. The favourable weather and ongoing encouragement from staff and parents enabled most of the students, to succeed, each at own pace and style, to arrive at Għar San Martin were a mass was celebrated.
Representatives from the Eko Skola committee had the opportunity to address the Honourable members of parliament and their fellow students. The speech was very much welcomed.
Organic Farming-Eat Responsibly Project
On Wednesday 21st of February an activity was organized for the parents. The event started by a Power Point presentation from the Ekoskola Committee. The PowerPoint went over the activities that are taking place at the Centre in relation with the Eat Responsibly Project. Then Ms. Cynthia Caruana, the Eat Responsibly Project Coordinator proceeded. The parents and the Ekoskola Committee were involved in an interactive floor game, which was followed by a baking activity – a carob cake. Mr. Joe Sciberras took the parents on a tour around the school gardens and gave a detailed explanation about organic products.
Having the parents and carers on board is an important aspect we work upon at our centre. We value the participation of all to help towards the holistic development and learning process of all our students. In this regards besides the annual parents’ meeting to discuss individually the way forward of your sons and daughters, we organize monthly meetings on various subjects of interest, being health, academic issues, projects and also opportunities to sound your opinions. We appreciate the attendance of those who attend regularly and always welcome to meet all of you.
The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love, generosity and goodness, but also a time to celebrate. At our centre, the students celebrate in many ways throughout the year but getting all together and perform during our Christmas concert is definitely one they enjoy. The concert is the result of the students’ participation during curricular sessions,and the collective effort of the percussion band,the choir ,the actors,and the dancers produced an outstanding performance,L-Eroj iżuru Betlem.
L-Istrina Activities 4th December.
The centre hosted with pleasure the visit of Mr Edgar Preca, husband of Her Excellency the President, Ms Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. During this visit, activities to collect donations for l-Istrina took place. The school choir, welcomed Mr Preca with Carol Singing, while students, staff and parents participated in hairstyling, manicures, making coconut balls, Nintendo Wii games and dressing up in the centre’s T- shirt. The enthusiasm of the students, did not go unnoticed by Mr Preca himself. During the whole event, the total donations during these activities amounted to €420 and donated to l-Istrina Campaign. A big thanks to all who contributed and made this event possible.
Bħala parti mill-EkoSkola, din is-sena tkompla l-proġett bl-isem Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE). Dan il-proġett ta’ l-opportunità lill-istudenti sabiex huma stess ikunu ġurnalisti tal-ambjent permezz tal-fotografija. Ir-ritratti magħżula ser ikunu ppreżentati lill-grupp nazzjonali tal-YRE f’Malta (li huwa parti min-Nature Trust Malta) u jistgħu jiġu ppublikati fil-‘YRE Newsletter’, kif ukoll jiddaħħlu f’kompetizzjoni. Din is-sena wħud mir-ritratti ser ikunu parti wkoll mill-proġett Litter Less Campaign.