A science activity organized in the hall today by the year 5.1 students under the supervision of Ms Samah. There was a song about the planets in our Solar System which was followed by a quiz.
Wednesday 12th June marked the 21st Prize day at Mariam Albatool School. For the past weeks educators, together with students worked exceptionally hard for to be able to produce a fantastic performance on the evening.
It started with all students singing the school’s anthem under the direction of Ms Stephania Farrugia Frantz.
Then Kindergarten classes proceeded to perform their prepared items. A word of thanks goes to Ms Amber Micallef, Ms Yvonne Busuttil, Ms Sharone Micallef , Ms Claudette Hidayyatullah, Ms Romina Spiteri, Ms Myriam Darmanin and Mr Ahmed Alalo.
Then, Mr Kenneth Busuttil (HoS) delivered his speech where he praised all educators for their continuous efforts during the whole scholastic year. He made particular reference to the excellent work done by the assistant head (Mr Brian Vassallo) and by Ms Deborah Atanasiso (SMT Member). He also mentioned the excellent report the school received this year by the QAD department within the Ministry of Education and Employment.
Then, it was the turn of years 1s year 2s and year 3 students to have their performance. Particular word of thanks go to Ms Juanita Sultana, Ms Souad Elghazzawi, Mr David Tedesco, Ms Clare Suleiman, Ms Jessica Muscat and Ms Doris Schembri.
After this years 3, 4, 5 and 6 performed The Lion King. This was coordinated by Ms Stephania Farrugia Frantz who authored all musical arrangements, Ms Daniela Spiteri who designed the choreography, Ms Diana Salerno who wrote the Maltese lyrics and Ms Asmaa Saleh who coordinated the Arabic songs. Ms Debbie Atanasio, Ms Souad Elghazzawi, Mr Kamal Leghbali, Mr Wessim Amhamed, Ms Christine Refalo and Ms AnnMarie Azzopardi effectively. coordinated the children as they performed on stage. Ms Doris Schembri and Ms Jessica Muscat coordinated at the backstage. Ms Samah Shurrab set up the backdrop of the stage together Ms Simone Palmier Arab and Ms Joanne Micallef. The play was the culmination of the whole evening.
During the intermission, Magreb prayers were performed.
Then the evening proceeded by a speech delivered by Mr Muammed ElSaadi, who thanked all those who contributed for the continued success of the school. He particularly thanked the school administration, all educators, Mr Alfred Scicluna and the ancillary staff of school Ms Samira nd Ms Nuzha. After the speech, the evening proceeded by the award giving ceremony where all students were presented with certificates. Special awards were given to students who distinguished themselves.
Next a special award was given to Ms Simone Palmier Arab (executive secretary) and Ms Joanne Micallef (administrative secretary) for their continuous efforts toward the welfare of the school and its students. Then a bouquet of flowers was presented to Ms Maria Camilleri, ex Head and cofounder of the school.
The ceremony was attended by the Board of Trustees of the School and the Oversight Committee from Ministry of Education and Employment.
The School administration would like to thank all educators, parents and students for the continued successes of Mariam Albatool School.
Then, it was the turn of years 1s year 2s and year 3 students to have their performance. Particular word of thanks go to Ms Souad Elgazzawi, Ms Juanita Sultana, Mr David Tedesco, Ms Clare Suleiman, Ms Jessica Muscat and Ms Doris Schembri.
After this years 4, 5 and 6 performed The Lion King. This was coordinated by Ms Stephania Farrugia Frantz who authored all musical arrangements, Ms Daniela Spiteri who designed the choreography, Ms Diana Salerno who wrote the Maltese lyrics and Ms Asmaa Saleh who coordinated the Arabic songs. Ms Debbie Atanasio, Ms Souad Elghazzawi, Mr Kamal Leghbali, Mr Wessim Amhamed, Ms Christine Refalo and Ms AnnMarie Azzopardi effectively coordinated the children as they performed on stage. Ms Samah Shurrab set up the backdrop of the stage together Ms Simone Palmier Arab and Ms Joanne Micallef. The play was the culmination of the whole evening.
During the intermission, Magreb prayers were performed.
Today we had a surprise visit from Dr.Rose-anne Camilleri and Ms. Antoinella Giles representing eTwinning Malta where the children of Year 3D and KG2R were given prizes for their participation in eTwinning day celebration (9th of May). Year 3D also took part in the eTwinning spring competition. Both classes are active participants in the eTwinning online platform.
eTwinning is an international online platform where educators and their students come together by sharing learning online through eTwinning interactive website. eTwinning is also part of Erasmus+ where ongoing educational opportunities for educators and their learners are always available.
The school administration would like to thank Ms Doris Schembri and Ms Romina Bugeja for their excellent job in providing the children with such excellent opportunities. #etwinningmalta
On Friday 24th May 2019 the Muslin Community in Malta celebrated the breaking of the fast (Iftar) and invited a number distinguished guests to join in the celebration. The President of Malta His Excellency Dr George Vella and his wife were the guests of honour. The community was also honoured by His Excellency the Libyan Ambassador Mr Saadun Suayeh. The ceremony was also attended by members of the clergy, academics from the University of Malta and high officials from the Ministry of Education and Employment. Also present in the celebration were the Administration of Mariam Albatool School -Mr Kenneth Busittil (HoS), Mr Brian Vassallo (AHoS) and Ms Deborah Atanasio (SMT), together with other members of staff. Ms Maria Camilleri, former Head of School was also honouring us with her presence. During his speech Mr Muhammad ElSadi spoke about the obligation for Muslims to fast during the month of Ramadan and the benefits which emanate from this noble act.
The Muslim community would like to thank all those who participated in the activity. Particular thanks goes to Mr Alfred Scicluna for being the backbone of the whole organization behind the activity.
Below are some photos commemorating the activity.
The year 6 class has participated in a technological project which was part of an entrepreneurship programme sponsored by the Education Department. The project was carried out in collaboration with MEDE and Easy Peasy company which has provided the tools and human resources for its implementation.The kids have been assigned a stand at the Robotics fair at the MFCC in Ta Qali where they presented their product and sold it. It was an excellent opportunity for the kids to acquire different skills in the technological sector. After sessions of brainstorming and research to choose the right product, the class decided that they would design keychains, magnets and mini robots. Finally they had an exhibition with their work at the MRO where they could sell their products and talk about their project.
The school administration would like to thank Ms Diana Salerno for her constant commitment towards the welfare of our students.
Attached herewith please find photos of the activity .
This afternoon I had the opportunity to attend an interesting Sign Language activity organised by our year 2 and year 6 classes.
Ms Maria Galea, a sign language specialist was invited and gave an interactive introduction of the Maltese sign Language to the students. Our students participated actively and by the end of the session students were were able to construct simple sentences using the method presented by the speaker. The school administration would like to thank Ms Galea for her excellent delivery. Particular thanks go to Mr David Tedesco (Year 2 teacher) together with the assistance of Ms Ms Diana Salerno (year 6 teacher) and Ms Souad Elghazzawi (Arabic teacher).
Below are some photos taken during the activity.
On Thursday 28th March Year 5 students from Mariam Albatool School participated in the TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science) test. They were awarded a certificate of participation for their effort. A big well done for our great year 5 students !
Below are photos taken during presentation of certificates.
On Friday 29th March, the Student Council attended the launch of the report compiled by the Children’s Hub of the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society. The initiative is called ‘You matter no matter what’ and has given voice to many children around the Maltese islands.
Mariam Albatool School was awarded with a certificate of participation by Her Excellency The President MarieLouise Coleiro Preca and the Director General of the Foundation Dr Ruth Farrugia.
Our school is proud to have taken part in this initiative!
THANK YOU to all students and to Ms Debbie Atanasio for this excellent initiative.
Interview given by Mr Muhammad Elsadi and Mr Kenneth Busuttil about the Mosque and Mariam Albatool School
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A very interesting seminar organised by Imam Muhammad El Saadi. During the seminar different affluent speakers spoke about Mary as cited in the Holy Qur’an and the Holy Bible and how the the two messages can used to unify the role of Muslims and Christians in today’s society. Below are some pictures taken during the occasion.
Imam Muhammad Elsaadi would like to thank all those who participated in the seminar and looks forward for more similar activities.