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It-Tazza tad-Dinja

Għalkemm it-Tazza tad-Dinja ilha aktar minn disgħin sena li bdiet, xorta jsegwuha madwar 517 il-miljun persuna! Din il-kompetizzjoni tal-futbol ġeneralment issir fis-sajf, u jilagħbu 32 tim, li jirrapreżentaw il-pajjiż tagħhom. Dawn jilagħbu kontra xulxin, u ma’ kull rawnd jibdew jinqalgħu t-timijet li rebħu l-inqas, sakemm joħroġ rebbieħ! Ir-rebbieħ jieħu lura pajjiżu, it-Tazza tad-Dinja. It-Tazza tad-Dinja…

The Rain 

Written by Emily Kaye Aquilina Grade 5 St Bernadette.  It’s raining cats and dogs,  And ice is falling down.  We don’t get too much snow   In our town.  The rain calms me down,  It makes me happy.  Most people don’t like the rain.  That makes me snappy.   The rain is marvelous,  But it has a…

A Clone can’t steal your Throne 

By Elle Bonello- Form 4 St James  How could you find pride,  In something you can’t hide?  Why do you steal another’s light,  With your strong might?  Every step that I take,  You have to remake.  You make my manner yours,  Which ‘ll be the one they’ll remember, of course.  Your attitude’s not new,  Your…

Il-Ħajja ta’ Rużar Briffa

Miktuba minn Julia Spiteri form 2 St. Peter Rużar Briffa kien magħruf ma’ Malta u Għawdex għall-poeżiji tiegħu. Kiteb bosta poeżiji popolari fosthom “Quo Vadis?”, “Lil Ommi” u “Jum ir-Rebħ”. Rużar Briffa kien magħruf ukoll bħala dermatologu taz-zokkor.Rużar Briffa twieled fl-1906 u kien joqgħod il-Belt. Il-ġenituri tiegħu, Giovanna u Duminku Briffa kienu bagħtuh fl-iskola tal-gvern…

Intervista ma’ Mr. Portelli, wieħed mill-għalliema tal-Matematika.

Intervista minn Maganne Xuereb u Samantha Attard Jien ilni ngħallem 8 snin. Sa meta kont daqskom (form 3) għalija l-maths ma kien xejn ħlief suġġett mal-oħrajn. Imbagħad fil-form 4 kelli għalliem li laqgħatni u minn hemm bdejt inħobb il-matematika. Le, anzi pjuttost bil-kontra. Kelli fażi fejn xtaqt insir pulizija, ħabta fejn xtaqt insir kaptan ta’…

Christmas  Cheesecake

Written by Martina Demanuele in Year 8 Ingredients : 24  Oreo Cookies (whole with the filling) ¼ cup Melted Unsalted Butter 32 ouncesCream Cheese Softened (at room temperature) 1 ¼ cupsSugar 2 teaspoons Peppermint Extract (or vanilla) 4 Eggs (slightly beaten) 1 cup Sour Cream Red And Green Food Coloring Instructions :  To make the…

THE BULLY 

By Kylie Camilleri, Year 10 St. James   I prey on kids who are alone  And try my best to hurt each bone.                                 I love to see them as they cry  When to the tree their hands I tie.  I need to feel that sense of power  Before things start turning sour.   For as the…

How Paper Is Made

Paper. Something we use everywhere at any time. In offices, at school, at shops, advertisements, and much more.  But how is this incredibly useful material made? Step 1: Trees are cut down to logs. The bark is removed by a powerwash using recycled water as paper can’t be made by it. The inner tree is…

Smoking – How it affects our Health

Many people start to smoke to look cool, or because it was a trend, but they don’t consider the side effects it may leave on their health. Here is an insight into what happens to your body when you smoke cigarettes. There are many forms of cigarettes, but the most common are tobacco cigarettes. These…

Endangered Animals! 

Written by Sherlyn Misheal Class: St. Cecilia   In today’s world, people are taking advantage of our earth’s resources and it is causing a lot of damage to Mother Nature. Right now, one of the biggest problems is animal extinction.  Animal extinction is a big problem, but for every problem, there is always a solution. In 2022…

Bullying

“If people are trying to bring you down it only means that you are above them” by Anonymous Bullying has long-term effects on the persons being bullied. It makes them vulnerable, frustrated, lonely, and isolated from their peers. It is important that one does not accept this situation. One must stand up to bullying or…

Nostalġija tan-Nanna

Miktuba minn Ilona Bilocca Year 10 In-Nanna tiegħi Lizzy, twieldet fit-28 ta’ Settembru fl-1964 u fil-familja tagħha qegħdin 8 aħwa: 5 irġiel u 3 nisa. Hi kienet togħġobha ħafna l-iskola u s-suġġett favorit tagħha kien il-matematika. In-Nanna kienet tieħu gost tmur ir-razzett ma’ missierha, taqta’ u tiekol il-frott mis-siġar. Mad-dar kellhom ġardina fejn kienet tqatta’…

Top 5 FAMILY movies you should watch at Halloween

Ghostbusters is a fantasy/comedy about 3 scientists who get kicked out of the University of New York. Afterwards they decide to convert an old firehouse into a shop and become the famous Ghostbusters, where they trap ghosts, spirits, poltergeists, and hauntings. Nightmare before Christmas is a fantasy/musical movie about the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town,…

Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is in the northwest corner of the Aegean sea located in Greece. This city is known for itsgorgeous beaches and is considered to be Greece’s cultural capital.I visited Perea Beach which is one ofthe many beaches in Thessaloniki it is surrounded by many restaurants, lido’s and bars. This beach ismostly popular amongst parents with…

Intervista ma’ Ira Losco

L-istilla ta’ din il-ġimgħa hija l-bravissima Ira Losco! Meta tagħlaq sninek u kemm għandek żmien? Jien twelidt fil-31 ta’ Lulju 1981 jiġifieri għandi 40 sena. X’inhi n-nazzjonalità tiegħek u fejn twelidt? Jiena Maltija u twelidt fil-belt sabiħa tas-Sliema. Meta bdejt il-karriera mużikali? L–ewwel darba li bdejt inkanta quddiem n–nies kont għadni l–iskola. Jien qatt ma…

Reading: What are the benefits?

written by Justine Formosa Form 4 Reading is not something many of us do willingly. It is usually a forced obligation, like a tedious assignment given by our English teachers, but it can be so much more than that. Reading has been evidenced to alter the biomechanics of the brain. Researchers have confirmed that reading…

Erasmus+ Programme Tell Us a Story

During my teaching in these past two years I have had a very enriching experience related to the way English is taught. English is our second language and I believe it is important to make sure that as educators we help our students to learn it properly and in a fruitful way. My experience started…

Some of the most recommended books from Form 1 St. Matthew

Written by Aliyha-Ann Falzon Stewart Book 1: The World’s Worst Children 2 This book is about different children and some exciting experiences about them! The author of The World’s Worst Children 2 is David Walliams. His career includes being a comedian, author, actor, writer, and television personality. Fun fact: There are more than 37 million…

INTERVISTA MA’ CORINNE FARRUGIA MILL- RMJ HORSE RESCUE, SIĠĠIEWI

Miktuba minn Rachel Sciberras u Julia Spiteri Form 1 – St. Matthew 1.Minn fejn ġie dan l-isem RMJ? RMJ kien l-isem tal-ewwel żiemel tiegħi. Għadu ħaj u qiegħed magħna bħalissa. Ilu għandi xi tlettax-il sena. 2. Min kien il-fundatur jew fundatriċi u kif bdiet din l-inizjattiva? Jien, Corinne Farrugia. L-inizjattiva tal-RMJ bdiet fl-2016. Qabel jien…

Freddie Mercury

Article Written by Emma Marie Sammut form 3 Freddie Mercury, originally named Farrokh Bulsara was born on the 5th September 1946. Freddie himself was born on the Tanzanian Island on Zanzibar close to India, where he was sent to school to by his parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara. After a certain amount of years, Freddie…

BTS

Artiklu Miktub minn Celine Caruana BTS huma grupp tal-mużika K-POP jiġifieri jiktbu diski bil-lingwa Korejana. BTS huwa magħmul minn seba’ ġuvintur li jisimhom RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V u Jungkook. Is-seba’ membri ta’ dan il-grupp huma kollha ċajtiera, ġenwini u ġenerużi.BTS, bil-Korejan tinkiteb ‘방탄 소연’ u tgħidha Bangtan Sonyeondan. Imma din il-kelma xi tfisser?…

Intervista lil tabib tal-familja – Dr. Magri

1. Kemm domt tistudja l-Università? Domt ħames snin u għamilt sena oħra l-EU foundation. 2. X’suġġetti għażilt fil-bidu tas-sekondarja? Jien għażilt il-Bijoloġija, il-Kimika u l-Fiżika. It-tlitt xjenzi. 3. X’diffikultajiet kellek fl-istudji tiegħek? Trid tiċċaħad minn ħafna affarijiet u titfa’ moħħok hemm fl-istudji tiegħek. 4. X’sibt l-aktar difficli u l-aktar faċli fl-iskola? L-iktar affarijiet li kont…

               Intervista mas-Sur Sergio Morana

Kemm ilek taħdem f’din l-iskola?                    Din is-sena nagħlaq għoxrin sena naħdem ġo din l-iskola. Issa li sirt assistent kap, il-ġurnata tiegħek l-iskola kif tkun? Bażikament tkun non-stop. Tibda minn madwar is-sebgħa u kwart. L-iskola jkolli ħafna xogħol x’nagħmel. Niġi b’to-do list imma ovjament jinqalgħu affarijiet oħra. Wara l-iskola nkompli bix-xogħol ukoll, fejn qabel kien…

Il-Kwarantina

Miktuba minn Martina Demanuele Minn mindu beda il-COVID Kulħadd weħel kwarantina, Min għal ħaġa, min għal oħra Imma min jimrad, malajr tiġiħ ħażina Għal l-ewwel tgħid Mhux xorta, kull ma għandi erbgħatax -il jum, Imma wara ftit Malajr tarah idum Ħlief kompjuters ma tarax  ‘Meetings’ bla waqfien, Kulħadd jiġri l-hemm u l-hawn  Bil-ġenn kullimkien Kulħadd…

Poems

Cinquain and Haiku poems by Kyra Abdilla The Moon In the night sky No matter what happens The beautiful light is still there, Flawless **** Rainbow by Martina Thorne Rainbow, After the rain The colour purple, Arching across the sky The sun comes out and makes it shine Colours! *** Purple Therese Cutajar Oh how…

The Importance of Love

written by By Estella Marie Attard Form 2 St Paul Oh, what a life! What a happy life that would be  To have loving surroundings And not all the traumas I see. And when the day is over, long cuddles I get, So, they make me feel safe and loved again. What a happy life…

Intervista ma’ 3 ħaddiema ġewwa OLIS

Ms Anna, Ms Connie u Ms Josette huma 3 ħaddiema ġewwa OLIS.  Huma jieħdu ħsieb li l-iskola tkun dejjem nadifa u komda għalina l-istudenti.  Dejjem jaħdmu bla waqfien u dejjem lesti li jgħinuna meta jkollna bżonn. Kemm ilkom taħdmu dan ix-xogħol ? Qabel kontu taħdmu x’imkien ieħor ?  Jekk iva, fejn ? Ms Anna:  Għamilt 20 sena naħdem…

Ms. Rakele Interview – Biology Teacher

My friend Martina Dimech and I, decided to interview Ms. Rakele, a Biology teacher in our school. Hope you enjoy reading the interview while learning a new fact or two about Ms. Rakele. How long have you been teaching? I have taught for the last 4 to 5 years. What inspired you to become a…

Tolkien`s World

Article by Manuela Kawka from 1bSt Mark J.R.R Tolkien is an amazing English author who wrote fantasy stories such as The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. He is one of the most popular authors in the world. What are Hobbits? Hobbits look the same as humans but they are quite different. They are really…

Intervista ma’ Mrs . Lara Mamo

Kemm għandek żmien ? = 32 years Fejn toqgħod ? = Il-Mosta X’ihnu l-kulur favorit tieghek ? = Il-Mustard Xi tħobb tiekol ? = Għaġin bil-‘white suace’ Kemm għandek tfal ? = Tnejn u xi ħadd ieħor ġej X’ħeġġek biex tkun għalliema tal-ballet ? = Minn dejjem kienet x’xewqa tieghi u fill-fatt seħħet. X’ihnu s-suġġet…

Woman’s day, what do you think of this day?

For me, woman’s Day is when all the women in the world show all they have done and their sacrifices. there are so many countries where women are there just to clean and cook but that is not true for me; A woman can do anything a man can. As I said before women sacrifice…

Women and young girls in motorsports.

Written by Emma Said Form 1 Men dominate Motorsport but some women are pushing their way in. A question I ask myself is why we don’t see so many women or young girls in motorsports? It’s because there are more men interested in it than women? Is it maybe because men are stronger than women? Is…

A Memorable Time

Written by Ilenya Schembri and Sarah Cassar – Grade 6 IHM ‘Beep Beep!’ the driver horned. It was a beautiful day and the children were eager to go to the outing. But, what will they be doing? They trotted down the tiny stairs of the bright red mini van. They were facing the building of…

An Interview with Ms. Graziella

For how long have you been an LSE?  [Ms. Graziella]: This is my 3rd scholastic year working as an LSE.  What inspired you to become an LSE?  [Ms. Graziella]: It has always been my wish to work with students and youths and to help others.  After 11years of working within the Finance department, I felt…

Caught in a trap

Work Prepared by Mariah Darmanin – Grade 6 IHM It was a sunny Monday morning.  The birds were flying peacefully in the open blue sky, flowers were blooming and people were laughing.  It was like nothing could ruin this glorious day.  But oh how wrong I was!             As I got to school everyone was…

The TEN DEADLIEST FISH IN THE WORLD

Written by Rachel Sciberras – Form 1 St.Matthew There are about 35,000 species of fish in the world, and some are very deadly. Sometimes people think that big sharks are the deadliest because they can kill a person with just one bite, but the truth is that some of the most deadly fish are quite…

Intervista ma’ l-għalliema l-ġdida tal-Istudji Soċjali – Ms. Nicole Falzon

Minn Estella Marie Attard, Shaise Scerri, Martina Thorne Minn dejjem xtaqt issir għalliema? Iva, minn meta kont żgħira kont nara ċerti għalliema u kienu jispirawni li nsir bħalhom. B’hekk minn eta’ żgħira dejjem xtaqt li la nikber inkun naħdem f’din il-professjoni. Kemm ilek tgħallem? Din hija l-ewwel sena tiegħi ngħallem. Kieku kellek tagħzel xogħol ieħor…

Il-Letteratura Madwarna

KTIEB ĠDID FIS-SUQ Artiklu Miktub minn Shaise Scerri – St. Francis Il-Professur Għasfur ta’ Ġorġ Mallia.                      Ġorġ Mallia kiteb stejjer bil-Malti u bl-Ingliż u kien koeditur u produttur tar-rivista tat-tfal “Sagħtar”. Ġorġ Mallia jagħmel ukoll il-karikaturi. Ġorġ Mallia kiteb il-ktieb “Il-Professur Għasfur”. Fuq il-qoxra ta’ dan il-ktieb qed naraw il-professur bil-mustaċċi twal u taħt…

Ktieb ġdid fis-suq!

Il-Letteratura Madwarna “Ġrajjiet in-Nannu Ċens” ta’ Trevor Żahra –   Riċensjoni miktuba minn Kyra Pace Għadni kif spiċċajt naqra “Ġrajjiet in-Nannu Ċens” ta’ Trevor Żahra. Iħallik bla nifs għax minn praspura għal oħra. Trevor Żahra huwa l-aqwa awtur Malti li smajt dwaru, hu kiteb iktar minn mija u tletin ktieb. Il-qoxra tal-ktieb hija ħadra. Fil-faċċata…

Interview with Ms Deborah

Questions prepared by Amber Azzopardi, Martina Azzopardi, Emma Scerri and Ella Barbara – Grade 6 St.Stephen Question 1: How long did you teach for? This is my 6th year of teaching and being part of the OLIS Community. Question 2: What is your favourite subject? Maths Question 3: What are your hobbies? Going to the…

A TRIP TO RABAT AND MDINA

Article written by Estella Marie Attard Form 2 St Paul Rabat is located in the northern region of Malta and it adjoins Mdina.  During the Christmas holidays, I visted both localities with my family.  While I was there I captured on camera some interesting places inside these localities St.Cathaldus Church, Crypt and Catacombs. The small…

AN INTERVIEW WITH Mrs. GALEA

Out of all the schools in Malta, what encouraged you to choose this school? And what was your first impression of the school?As you might be aware, for 4 years, I was already a Head of School in another school. I was very happy there and the school was excellent. However, when I saw the…

The Oenpelli Python

Julia Spiteri Form 1 St. Matthew The Oenpelli Python – an incredibly rare and mysterious species of python that can change colour. Interesting right?This species of python is only native to a very small part of Australia in the Northern West territory. It lives in the sandstone massif available there in caves, trees, or underneath…

An interview with our teacher of German – Miss Marvic Lanzon

Interviewed by Amber Bezzina form 2 St. Peter Student: Why did you decide to become a teacher?  Miss Marvic: I decided to become a teacher because I wanted to be the change in someone’s life. Student: Was it always your dream to become a teacher? Miss Marvic: Yes, it was always my dream. I always…

BIRDS CAN BOOGIE TOO!

Despite what many of us think, not only humans can dance. For some animals, dancing and putting on a show is a vital part of their life. One of these special animals is the Magnificent Bird of Paradise.The Magnificent Bird of Paradise is native to the hills and mid-mountain forests of New Guineaand it’s surrounding…

Intervista ma’ Ms Sarah

Miktuba minn Emma Marie Sammut Form 3 Minn dejjem xtaqt issir għalliema tax-Xjenza jew forsi kellek xi ispirazzjoni u jekk le xi xtaqt issir? Kelli ħafna affarijiet li xtaqt insir però li inku “teacher” dejjem kienet waħda minnhom. Meta kont għażilt ix-Xjenzi fil-Form 3, kelli l-għalliema tal-Chemistry, kont nikklikkja ħafna magħha u kont nieħu gost…

Interview with Ms Maria – P.E.

Questions Prepared by Kayle Ellul – Grade 6 St. Stephen What is Your Favourite Colour? – Black Who is your favourite book author? – J.K Rowling Which is your favourite movie? – Cheaper by the dozen What subjects did you like most and why? – I love practically all of the subjects but surely my…

Interview with Mrs. AnnMarie

The following Form 1 students, Alexa, Nicole, Aliyha, and Kaia did an interview with Mrs. AnnMarie, who is one of our Maths teachers. Once the interview starts kindly increase the sound as we had some technical problems with the audio.

The Active Hearts Club

The Active Hearts Club is a Club that has been formed this year, to promote a Healthy Lifestyle and the importance of Physical Activity as part of the students’ daily routine. The Club came up with an Art Competition for the Grade 5 and Grade 6, where the students were requested to create a Character…

Intervista ma’ Ms. Saydon

Miktuba minn-Ilona Bilocca yr 9 X’ħajrek biex issir għalliema?Minn mindu kont żgħira kont ngħid li nixtieq insir għalliema. Niftakarninġemma’ l-pitazzi antiki u nikteb isem fuq kull wieħed taparsi huma talistudentitiegħi. Però aktar ma kbirt aktar irrealizzajt l-imħabba li kelli għattagħlimu x-xewqa li nkun ta’ ispirazzjoni għall-istudenti.Il-passatempi tiegħek x’inhuma?Il-passatempi tiegħi huma xi mixja fil-kampanja, xi mawra…

An outing that was ruined!!

Did you know that 30th March is World Pencil Day? I bet you didn’t! Well, on this very day I was enthusiastic to go on a school outing with the class, which promised to be the perfect day out. The bus was as yellow as sunshine, and everybody was very eager to get on it.…

Year 6 – Journal Writing

“Trick or Treat!” we all yelled. It was probably the thousandth time we’d yelled it that night, but it still wasn’t old. Because we all knew that now the door was going to open and we’d get an awesome treat. But at this house, that’s not what happened at all. When the door opened we…

POEŻIJI – YEAR 4

Jiena tifla kurjuża inħobb inkun avventuruża. Ommi u missieri semmewni Emily Kaye għax inħobb niekol ħafna kejk. Kull fejn tarani nġorr ktieb għax il-qari huwa il-bieb għal ħsieb. Għandi xagħari twil sa dahri u dejjem nilbes in-nuċċali. Il-vjolin indoqq kuljum u lin-nanna spiss inżur. Emily Kaye Aquilina – Grade 4 St Bernard Jien jisimni Vanessa…

Year 4 – Poeżiji

Jiena! Bonġu! Jien jisimni Yana! Il-frott favorit tiegħi huma t-tuffieħ u l-banana! Għandi oħti jisimha Skye, U għandi pupu jismu Kye. Il-passatempi tiegħi huma l-ġinnastika u t-tpinġija, Yana Desira Grade 4 – St. Bernard

Żifna – PE Optional

Illum l-istudenti tal-Form 3 PE Option kellhom l-eżami tal-Educational Dance. Kellhom jivvintaw u jizfnu 2 żifniet kull wieħed. Dan huwa x-xogħol ta’ żewġ studenti. L-ewwel vidjo juri lil Elisa Scerri Richard, kellha żifna vera sabiħa. It-tieni vidjo huwa ta’ Clara Zammit li tat ukoll wirja mill-isbaħ.

 Year 4  Poems

Jien jisimni Vanessa u jgħiduli prinċipessa, b’libsa twila u sabiħa, kemm inħobb nagħmel il-fwieħa. Għall-kolazzjon kuljum nieħu tuffieħa. Immur il-ballu u t-tiġijiet, u ma tonqosx xi żjara lin-nanniet. Wara lura għall-kastell, nilgħab bl-aqwa ġugarell.Miktuba minn Kezia Lentini (Ir-raba’ sena St Bernard) Jiena tifla kurjuża inħobb inkun avventuruża. Ommi u missieri semmewni Emily Kaye għax inħobb…

Student Illustrator

During summer, I took part in a competition for ‘student illustrator’ organized by the Directorate for Learning & Assessment Programmes. A story was sent to us and I had to illustrate it, keeping in mind both the story and the audience. The competition was a great opportunity for me as I always wished to illustrate…

Messaġġ lill-Poeta 

Waqt il-lezzjoni tal-Malti, l-istudenti tad-disa’ sena għadhom kif ħadmu fuq il-poeżija “Demgħat tas-Silġ” ta’ Mario Azzopardi. Wara li bħala klassi, iddiskutejna u analizzajna l-poeżija, l-istudenti ġew mistiedna jiktbu messaġġ lill-poeta. Mhux messaġġ kwalunkwe!   L-istudenti kellhom jimmaġinaw li l-poeżija “Demgħat tas-Silġ” kitibha/ kitbitha ħabib/a tal-qalb tagħhom. Għalhekk, f’dan il-messaġġ kellhom jesprimu ruħhom draw kif ħassewhom…

Deforestation

Deforestation represents one of the leading global crises that we are facing today. But one may ponder, what exactly is deforestation and why is it a problem? Deforestation is the permanent removal of trees and forests for human habitation, agriculture, wood making and so on.A recent study reveals that approximately 900 million trees are cut…

Proġett Matthew (ESF.02.153)

L-iskola Our Lady Immaculate qed tipparteċipa fil-proġett Matthew (ESF.02.153), ikkoordinat miċ-Church School Children’s Fund. L-iskola investiet f’varjeta` sabiħa ta’ kotba bil-Malti u grazzi għal dan il-proġett, ingħatat l-istess ammont ta’ kotba b’xejn. Il-kotba diġa` jinsabu fil-klassijiet tat-tfal u dawn ħa jkunu ta’ nkoraġġiment sabiex it-tfal jaqraw aktar u jitgħallmu japprezza il-ktieb. Ejjew inħeġġu lil uliedna…

Stop Animal Testing

Various cosmetics are tested on animals to ensure that they will not cause irritation and hypersensitivity reactions in humans. Some of these cosmetics are makeup, medicine, skincare, haircare, body care, fragrance, sunscreen, and lots more. Some products that use animal testing are Chanel, Sephora, Burberry, Dior, Clinique, Nars, L’oreal ,MAC, Calvin Klein, Head and Shoulders,…

Teacher that Inspired Me Most

Raquel Buhagiar – St Mark – Form 1 Lots of teachers have influenced me throughout my life but the teacher that has inspired me most is my kind-hearted mum. All my teachers had made a positive difference in my life, but my mum is a person like no other.   First of all she gave…

Adolescent girls have the right to a safe, educated, and healthy life.

Leah Formosa Form 3 St. Cecilia “Girls and women’s rights are important!” How I love this sentence! Although, it wasn’t always this way. Hundreds of years ago, women and teen girls weren’t accepted in society as much as men and boys. Females were just second to males. In my opinion, as much as boys can…

Support – Emma – Junior Eurovision

Emma Briffa, is fourteen years old and attends Our Lady Immaculate School. She started singing when she was 7 years old. Emma likes dancing and studies musical theatre. It was always her dream to participate in the Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest. She worked hard and is thrilled to be one of the 12 finalists…

Coral Reef Bleaching – Is it a Problem?

When we imagine a coral reef, we normally picture large clusters of colours growing from the seabed. That is what they are supposed to look like, but due to climate change, coral reef bleaching is occurring in many coral reefs worldwide. Why are coral reefs important? A few species of carnivorous fish live and feed…

Gold Award

As a school, we strive hard to ensure that we promote and encourage the love for books and for reading amongst our students of all ages. I am very proud to inform you that the National Literacy Agency has awarded our school the Gold Award for its initiatives last scholastic year. As families, please help…

Well Done Litterless and YRE Students !!!

This has been another successful year for our Litterless Team as we managed to achieve good results in the Littereless competition as well as the YRE. Let us start by congratulating Giulia Cassar who managed to place first in one of the photo categories. We are also proud to announce that we had a number…

Il-Maltija

AS part of the school’s participation in the Erasmus Project Tell me a Story, students attending Our Lady Immaculate School prepared the traditional dance Il-Maltija.  A number of local and international school participated in this project.  Enjoy !! Image by Photo by Fabio Marciano from Pexels

Having fun while learning French

In form 2, during lessons for French, the topic ‘At the restaurant’ was covered during the second term.  Should any of the students visit France, the vocabulary and grammar learnt in this topic is something they will use.  So, the students were given the project to create a conversation between a waitress and a client…

Silk Worms

Article by Natalya Mallia Three years ago, I wanted to start breeding Silk Worms. Silk worms are the source of silk and millions of them are killed every year to create silk. They are white and silky, and they are scientifically also called Bombyx Mori. They are not able to live in the wild anymore…

Being a Student During a Pandemic

Poems by some of the students in Year 7 St. Matthew – about being a student during a pandemic Once I was  by Estella Attard  Once I was at school reading a book,   My body shook with fear and my eyes were about to cry!  But was it all a lie? I just couldn’t deny!  And that…

Artistic – Makeup – Strong Message

Article and Artistic Design by Martina Farrugia F2 St Paul When the pandemic started and activities got closed, I was trying to find a new hobby as I always liked being busy. I started to learn some basics of make-up and then I proceeded to the more creative side of make-up. I always enjoy doing…

Litterless Photos by our Students

As part of this year’s Litterless project we embarked on a project to raise awareness of litter in our country. We have asked our students to take photos of the litter that they observed. Our project is almost at an end however we have realized that in reality our mission to raise more awareness about…

Could Covid Improve Our Earth?

Article written by Cesca Vassallo Form 4 Our Lady Immaculate School Student             Have you ever stopped to consider how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we live? Have you noticed that some things we are doing now could be saving the earth? Let us consider one simple example. Have your trips to the…

Street Litter

Written by: Miraine Farrugia and Hale Bonello Our Lady Immaculate School Hamrun Street litter includes all the waste materials that are thrown away irresponsibly, especially those thrown away in the streets. The smallest things, from cigarette butts up to the largest ones like bulky waste materials, form part of such litter. Litter in the streets…

Competitions

The winning result of Elena Baldacchino Grade 4 St.Bernard. in the MICAS mask competition was featured on One news.  She is here wearing the school uniform whilst giving a short interview

The costly litter issue of family picnics and barbecues.

By: Mattea Portelli (Our Lady Immaculate School, Hamrun) Maltese families enjoy outdoor outings all year round on beaches and in the countryside. Unfortunately, not all people have the decency to clean up before leaving. This leads to an abundance of post-picnic littering which keeps on adding up until the place resembles a dump yard. This…

Celebrating our students’ achievements

Francesca Grech Form 2 Francesca Grech, who is in form 2, took part in a dance competition held by the National Association of Teachers of Dancing.  She took part in the Cha Cha Cha, Junior Beginners Waltz and Junior Beginners Jive categories.  She did very well in this competition and placed first in Cha Cha…

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