15-18

EARTH TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

submitted by Independent : Cassar, Matthew  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist, YREstayshome

An analysis focusing on the short and long term impacts the corona virus has had on both global and national air emissions.



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The truth about tourism in Malta

submitted by St Benedict College : Miles Spooner  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): fb, Instagram, noticeboard at parent's workplace, other
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

An investigation into tourism in Marsaxlokk.



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Cycling the Talk

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Isaac Sam Camilleri  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, tv, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended, Finalist

Malta one of the smallest nations in the EU with the highest population density, despite its tiny size, has a very high rate of car usage. Being a student myself I decided to investigate why bikes to commute are not so popular. I investigated this by interviewing the president of the NGO Bicycle Advocacy Group BAG, my college Principal, Transport Malta (TM), Infrastructure Malta (IM) and the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, Dr. Ian Borg.



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U​se of water fountains to reduce plastic waste 

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Gillian Vella, Leandros Catania  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

8 years after the beginning of the initiative of creating a water fountain system at the Junior College, we have put in research efforts in order to assess students’ perceptions and state of use of these fountains. This research was conducted through an online survey consisting of 150 student participants or approximately 8.4% of the students attending the college.



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Young Reporter’s for the Environment students launch a litter less project campaign in making Paper Roll Angel decorations for Advent and Christmas

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Jayden Degiorgio, Jurgen Xuereb, Miguel Fenech  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

  Young Reporter’s for the Environment students at St. Margaret College encouraged many Science students to participate in a litter less project campaign in making Paper Roll Angel decorations using ONLY recycled material.



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Maltese students commemorate the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation Camp Day

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Darnoc Mizzi, Grech Carl, Klaydi Borg, Mariema Zahra  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

St. Margaret College Verdala School, Cospicua students commemorate Auschwitz Liberation Camp day while creating awareness amongst students about the atrocities held in the concentration camps of the Nazi Regime.



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A Pro-Life Catholic Irish couple addresses Maltese students who recite the Rosary of the Unborn

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Bonello Owen, Scicluna Raisa  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

A Pro-Life Catholic Irish couple, Carmen and Declan Waters addressed a group of Form 5 students at St. Margaret College Secondary School, Verdala Cospicua holding a talk/discussion in class about the sacred value of human life from its very beginning until its end.



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Maltese students join Missio Malta in aid of the Myanmar missionary campaign

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Cody Parnis, Jake Chetcuti, Maya Nussbaum, Sarah Fiorini  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

Every year St. Margaret College Secondary School, Verdala students join Missio Malta in aid of a missionary campaign. This year Missio Malta is inviting Maltese people to contribute to the missionary campaign in aid of Myanmar. St. Margaret College students, together with their teacher Martin Azzopardi sdc, join Missio Malta not only to raise funds in aid of Myanmar, but also to do research about the situation of poverty in Myanmar and offer solutions to the Myanmar government.



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Verdala Queen’s Young Leaders Group commemorate Mental Illness Awareness Week

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Shaun Portelli  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

Mental Illness Awareness Week is commemorated from the 6th till the 12th of October and this year, World Mental Health Day and National Depression Screening Day is commemorated on the 10th of October. On Wednesday October 9, 2019, St. Margaret College Verdala School Queen’s Young Leaders Group assembled with their group founder and teacher, Martin Azzopardi sdc, to raise awareness about mental health among students at school.



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Raising an awareness campaign about breast cancer at school during the Pink October Campaign

submitted by St Margaret College secondary school Verdala : Daishan Psaila, Emerson Bugeja, Jean Vella, Tiernan Fraser  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

St. Margaret College Verdala School Queen’s Young Leaders Group assembled with their group founder teacher, Martin Azzopardi sdc, to launch an awareness campaign research study about breast cancer as part of the Pink Colour Ribbon Campaign. Inspired by the speeches of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, St. Margaret College Queen’s Young Leaders Group highlights the importance of awareness about breast cancer while stressing prevention.



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