Monthly Archives: October 2016

Animal Awareness Club








Course of lectures in Basic Astronomy for students and parents

poster-astronomy-course-april-2016The Astronomical Society is organising a Basic Course in Astronomy between Friday 4th November and Wednesday 30th November 2016, as per schedule listed below. The Basic Course will have six theoretical lectures and one observation session. The theoretical lectures will be held every Wednesday and Friday between 18:30 and 19:30 with the exception of one held on a Saturday night at 20:00hrs at Dingli Cliffs. (This activity is subject to weather conditions).The course is being held at Stella Maris College, John Paul II Hall, entrance through Emmanuel Drive. Parking is available in the Junior School grounds.

The programme is as follows:

Friday, 4th November Dr Sandro Lanfranco History of Astronomy
Wednesday, 9th November Mr. Tony Tanti The Sun and out Planetary system
Wednesday 16th November Arch. Alexei Pace The Stars – constellations to black holes
Friday, 18th November Mr. Stephen Brincat Beyond the solar system: Observing deep sky objects
Saturday, 19th  November Observation Night: Peering into the Cosmos at Ħad Dingli

Friday, 25th November

Prof. Frank Ventura Astronomical Instruments
Wednesday   30th November  

Mr. Leonard Ellul Mercer


A certificate of attendance will be given to all participants and this course will be acknowledged in the Secondary School Certificate and Profile issued at the end of the secondary course.

Anyone interested in attending is to fill in the form below and hand it to the senior school secretary, Ms. Annette Attard, by not later than Wednesday 19th October 2016.


Our School Environment – PSD Lesson – 6 Miguel

Grade 6 Miguel held a discussion during one of the PSD lessons this week and we discussed our school environment. We discussed various aspects that would help make our experience in school a better one.

The photo shows the posters some of the boys prepared in order to pass on our message to the rest of the school.
Ms Pat
Class teacher

Beginners Chess Course at Stella Maris College

A chess course for beginners is being organised at Stella Maris College. See details in the poster below.


The application form below is to be downloaded and handed in to Br. David.