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Anzac Day - Hyde Park

Fire Brigade Kids Competition

Anzac Day Commemoration

On  Wednesday 5th April 2017, Al-Faisal College attended the RSL and Schools Remember ANZAC Commemoration Service held at the Hyde Park War Memorial. Amaani Siddeek, the school captain of Al-Faisal College presented the keynote ANZAC address. She was congratulated by all officials and dignitaries who attended the service for delivering her speech quite adroitly, adeptly and eloquently, including the Hon. Rob Stokes MP (Minister for Education) and the Hon. Jihad Dib MP (Shadow Minister for Education)

A special assembly was held on Friday 12 May to congratulate Zaynab Sleiman (Year 2) and Zakaria Elsawalhi (Year 1) for winning the Brigade Kids Competition. The overall winner was Zaynab Sleiman and Year 1 category Zakaria Elsawalhi. We are very proud of your achievements.

On 12 April 2017, Al-Faisal College Auburn commemorated ANZAC Day with a special school assembly. Honorable guests and the Secretary of the Sub branch of the Auburn Returned Services and League of Australia, RSL, Mr R. Inglis joined Al-Faisal College executives, staff and students to commemorate ANZAC Day and to remember the selfless acts of Australian soldiers during World War One.

Toy Drive

RUA Workshop

Hospitality

Al-Faisal College students and parents donated hundreds of toys that were delivered to children in Fairfield hospital and Liverpool hospital.

Every year, since 2014, Al-Faisal College has been participating in the Respect, Understanding and Acceptance (RUA) workshop held by the NSW Jewish Board of Studies. This is a great opportunity for our students to meed year 9 students from other schools with different faith, culture and religion. The students get along with comfort and ease, they all participate in a number of group and pair activities.

 

Our hospitality students are enjoying the new kitchen and tools and facilities provided in the new building - Building D - in Auburn.

 

The new facilities help our students achieve outstanding results in the hospitality HSC course.

Graduation Day - Class of 2016

Kindergarten Graduation

Presentation Day

One of the major highlights of 2016 has been the celebration of Year 12, Class of 2016 Graduation Day. The hall was filled with joy, excitement and delight as our graduates made their grand entry. Mrs Khan (Executive Principal) & Dr Ali (Director of Education) gave their welcoming address and shared their wisdom and soundly advise. This was a special and memorable day. Congratulations Year 12! Best wishes for the HSC!

Kindergarten Graduation Day marks the conclusion of the first year of schooling for our Kindergarten students before they progress onto Stage 1, Year 1. Students celebrate their Graduation Ceremony by wearing a beautiful Royal Blue Graduation Gown and hats. They also move the tassel of their hats to the side once they have officially graduated.

Our Annual end of year presentation day acknowledges and applauds the hard work, effort and achievements of our students. Students are presented with a number of prizes, awards, trophies, medallions and special scholarships. Well done to our students and staff for their commitment and dedication!!!

Year 5 Justice Program

Author Visit: Mr John Heffernan

STEM - After School Code It Yourself Club

A selection of Year 5 students attended a Justice Program held at The Law Society of New South Wales & NSW Supreme Courts. The aim of the workshop was to learn, discuss and explore topics such as:

• Human rights

• Poverty

• Refugees

• Animal rights

• Climate change

In recognition of Children’s Book Week, students participated in a number of literacy based activities to inspire and encourage them to read more books. We also had the famous and renowned author Mr John Heffernan present our students from Yrs 3-6 an engaging and lively presentation. He also read excerpts from some of his books such as the Spud series, Battle Boy, My dog and many more..

 

Al-Faisal College is proud to announce that an afterschool Coding Club (Code It Yourself) has commenced. Students from Years 3 – 6 will learn how to 3D print and design using TinkerCAD software.

Anasheed Eid Assembly

Graduation Dinner

Students' Gift to School

Al-Faisal College celebrated the upcoming Eid Adha with an Anasheed Eid Assembly which was attended by parents and family. What a beautiful way to end the term and we would like to wish all our students, parents and staff a Happy Eid!

Al-Faisal College hosted a graduation dinner for the year 12 graduates and their parents as a token of appreciation of the students' hard work and effort and their parents'  support and encouragement. It was a wonderful night where the school executives, teachers, students and parents celebrated together their achievements.  Th year 12 students, families and school executives exchanged photos and memories of the wonderful days they spent together at Al-Faisal College.

As a token of appreciation, the year 12 students raised enough money to get an ever lasting gift for the school. The gift was the eruption of two wells in Ethiopia. One well from the year 12 girls and was presented by Miss Israa Elashwah (school captain) to Mrs Khan (the school's principal) . The other well was presented by Mr Mohammad Khalil (school captain) to Dr Intaj Ali (the school's director of education).

School Events

A trip to the Mini Italia

 

A group of 21 students along with two teachers - Mr Murthy and Ms Mihalatos, attended the Italian Forum on March 15. We were first introduced to Lily, our host and chef who analysed the process of tempering with chocolate. We used tempered chocolate to mould chocolate. After that, we received our very own pizza bases, on which we made our own pizza using the toppings provided. The pizzas were then put into the oven for baking. We were served with delicious lunch while we were waiting. We also enjoyed our own pizzas before sauntering outside to Lily's confectionery shop where most of the girls bought all types of lollies and treats. This was a memorable experience with food technology and really was an eye opener for me. Thank you to all those who were involved in making this excursion a success!

                                                                                                   - Aazmi Alam - year 10

 

Harmony Day

 

A day away from discrimination and hate. A day of peace and harmony. Celebrated every year on March 21st. It is a day in which everyone is celebrated and acknowledged, from their culture and background to their individual personality. Multiculturalism is what makes Australia Australia and without it we would be barren and empty. We learn, we teach, and we apply. This is what Multiculturalism means, and this is what Harmony symbolises.

                                                                                                 - Aisha Navaid - year 9

 

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