Last Friday 15th April the Students’ Council accompanied by Ms. Audrey Bezzina, joined other students from St. Theresa College and visited the House of Representatives. Our students enjoyed this educational visit and eagerly told their friends at school all about their experience.
Since Autism Awareness Day came on Saturday 2nd April, we decided to organize our school activities on Friday. The staff came to school dressed in blue and our students were given the opportunity to learn more about Autism throughout the day. We started off with a special Assembly that introduced the subject to the students and made them aware of the difficulties children with this condition face.
Then all the students gathered in the yard carrying blue balloons and slogans.
During Break the students passed the Blue Baton.
All the children’s work was then put up on the Noticeboards in the School Foyer.
Isaac Yalcin and Erika Fabri took part in a reading performance at the President’s Palace in Valletta. The activity took place on the 21st of February 2016 during Jum Internazzjonali ta’ Ilsien Pajjiżi.
Our school took part in the Ambaxxaturi tal-Qari campaign organized by the National Literacy Agency. Three Television personalities visited our school to promote a love for reading through story telling. All our students participated eagerly and it was evident that they enjoyed talking about their favourite books.
Friday was a special day at Lija-Balzan-Iklin Primary since students came to school wearing Carnival costumes. The teachers organized several games and fun activities. Then in the afternoon the clown finished off the day with his funny magic tricks.
A Crib Competition was held last December in collaboration with Lija Local Council and L-Għaqda tal-Presepji. Thirty-four students participated and all students were presented with a Certificate of Participation and a Token by the College Principal . The Cribs were judged by the President of the Għaqda tal-Presepji. The first three cribs placed as follows: First, Isaac Petroni (Yr. 5.2); second, Chiara Cocks (Yr. 5.2); third, Nilea Micallef (Yr. 3.1). The prizes were presented by the Mayor of Lija Local Council.
Our students formed part of the San Pio X choir during the Christmas Concert that was held on Saturday, 12th December. The choir, under the direction of Mr. Andrea Cassar, sang Ninni, la tibkix iżjed and Ma che musica maestro.