The Year 3 students participated in a college based event on the Feast of St. Nicholas. Students were given tokens and warm drink after celebration of mass which was celebrated by the Bishop ex merito Mons. Paul Cremona.
The school hosted the college based event celebrating the Feast of St Nicholas. Students from all the schools within the college walked towards the Mgarr Parish Church were mass was celebrated The students then visited a live crib in the outskirts of Mgarr.
The students returned to the our school where they enjoyed some carol singing by Gabrielle, follow by the recital of a poem written by Trevor Zahra, animated by Ms Eleanor Vella, HoD Literacy, Ms Annabelle Azzopardi and Ms Marcon Galea (Literacy Support Teachers) and Mr John Sultana. The students really enjoyed the show.
Finally, every student was given a traditional “qagħqa tal-għasel” and a bag of vetch together with a small statue of baby Jesus. Happy feast to all 🙂
The college celebrated the feast of St Nicholas on 4th December, this being the patron saint of the college. Every primary school sent year 3 students to this event which was hosted at our school. The middle and senior school also sent student representatives to celebrate this special day.
Mass was celebrated at the Mgarr Parish church, followed by a procession with the statue of St. Nicholas. The year 6 students of Mgarr Primary sang the college hymn followed by a short play “Scruuug” adapted and directed by Mr John Sultana.
The students were later entertained by Quivan, a year 3 student from Rabat Primary and by Jessica, who is a teacher at Rabat Middle School, and also singer by profession.
All students were given a goodie bag by Father Christmas himself.
St Nicholas is the patron saint protector of our College. The feast of St Nicholas falls on 6th December. Since this year the 6th happened to be a Saturday, the college organised a special event for students from the various schools of our college on 5th December 2014.
The celebrations began with a the celebration of Holy Mass at Mgarr Parish Church. A short procession with the statue of St Nicholas followed. Out year 3 students who assisted the priest during mass has the opportunity to carry this statue.
A short programme followed at our school. Our year 6 students sang the college hymn. A surprise for the students followed… The Ekklesia Sisters visited the school and sang a number of Christmas carols to the enthused audience.
Finally Santa Claus himself distributed a goodie bag to all the students present for this event.
Friday 6th December was a special day for our college since this happens to be the date when we celebrate the feast of St Nicholas who is the patron saint of our college.
The college principal called the schools to celebrate this special day together at Mgarr Parish Church. Student representatives from all the schools in our college, namely Rabat, Attard, Bahrija, Mgarr, Dingli, Mtarfa and Naxxar, attended the celebration of mass which was animated by the musicians and choir of Naxxar Secondary School.
After mass the students walked to our school where they watched a presentation prepared by Ms Camilleri, Mr Borg and Mr Zammit (all assistant heads in our college).
Animation by the singer Miriam Christine Borg followed. The students were ecstatic and had a whale of a time singing and dancing along with Miriam Christine Borg. A speech by Mr Sammut, our college principal, was then addressed to the pupils.
Finally the students had a surprise visit by, who other than, Santa Claus himself. Each student was given a goodie bag (sponsored by: Shamba Mgarr, Chef Choice, Alf Mizzi & Sons, Ta’ Karla, Half Way Store Attard, Il-Pet Shop Mgarr, Giormina and Victor’s Bakery Mgarr). During the celebration of St Nicholas Day all students donated some money which will be presented to Hospice Movement.
Well done to all the organisers, especially Mr Sultana and all other helpers inlcuding Mr Grech, Ms Micallef and Ms Chetcuti. Special thanks goes to Marthese, Joanne and Mary who prepared and cleaned the hall for this event.