On 4th December 2015, Ms Marvic Francalanza from United World Colleges visited Mariam Albatool School to deliver a presentation about scholarships with United World Colleges. This is a group of colleges around the world which hosts students from a number of countries. The scholarships are offered for those students who demonstrate a strong will to study abroad. The colleges offer a number of courses at International level whose completion lead to entry in University courses.
The presentation was followed by a number of questions from the students.
On Thursday 3rd December 2015 the school organised an activity in aid of the President’s Community Chest Fund. The activity was organised by a number of teachers and parents who gathered their energy to promote various activities such as Chess tournament, Playstation tournament, face painting, dancing competition and drawing activities with large chalk. There has also been fundraising activities such as the selling of delicacies, books and crafts which were handmade by the students themselves.
The Chess tournament was won by Taha Benoun and Sara Moustafa placed second. Mr Kenneth Busuttil, the Head of School together with Mr Muhammed El Saadi presented the prize to the winners. The combined effort of the students, teachers and parents on this wonderful day led to a grand sum of 773 Euro which will be given to the Community Chest Fund and to be presented to her Excellency The President of The Republic of Malta, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca.
The School administration would like to thank all parents, teachers and students who participated actively in the activity.
A BIG WELL DONE TO ALL !
On Thursday 12th November 2015, Professor Sandro Caruana (Dean) and Dr Duncan Mercieca (Vice Dean) visited Mariam Albatool School.
They were greeted by the Head of School, Mr Kenneth Busuttil who gave an overview of the school and its curriculum. Together they discussed the development of the school’s existing cooperation with the Faculty of Education and the challenges which both Faculty and school are experiencing. Then, future projects were discussed in the light of the upcoming developments within the global sphere of Education.
The visitors were then accompanied for a tour round the school. They visited classes and took the opportunity to interact with children, teachers and classroom assistants. Professor Caruana and Dr Mercieca commented positively the school’s high level of organization and promised further cooperation.
The school administration would like to thank Professsor Caruana and Dr Mercieca for accepting to visit the school.
On Wednesday the 21st of October 2015, Mariam Albatool school had the honour to be visited by Mr Edgar Preca.
Mr Preca, who is the husband of H.E. The President of The Republic of Malta Ms Marie Louise Coleiro Preca is acting as an ambassador for the Community Chest Fund. Mr Preca gave an inspiring speech where he eloquently highlighted the need to be sensitive to the needs of others. He congratulated the efforts of the school administration and its staff in theirefforts to raise funds for this cause. Mr Preca also addressed the students where he explained the need to read books and urged the students to be in constant communication with their parents and their teacher and to relate to them anything which they may feel uncomfortable at.
He also presented books to Mr Kenneth Busuttil the Head of School. Then the Head of School reciprocated the speech by stressing that the school has always been on the forefront of every activity which promotes dignity to the human person. Later Mr Preca visited the classes and complimented the school at the high level of teaching and learning evident in the classrooms.
He thanked the school for the excellent organization of the event and promised close collaboration in the future. It was a real honour to host Mr Preca and his staff at Mariam Albatool School.