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Claire Vella

The Lasallian community has taken a new step in its attempt to work for a better environment for present and future generations.

The EkoSkola team, together with the students and educators of the Junior School, sought to improve the school environment and bring about positive change in their community, especially in the area of ​​waste reduction.

This work has been recognized by EkoSkola Malta and De La Salle Junior School has been awarded the Eko Skola Green Flag.

To mark this accomplishment, the leadership team recently hosted a ceremony where students in Grades 1-6 were recognized for their efforts.

Among those present for the occasion were the director of the educational mission school Stephen Cachia, the principal of the school Nicolai Mifsud, the brother Edward Galea, the mentor of the junior school, Paul Pace, the national director of EkoSkola and Audrey Gauci, EkoSkola coordinator.

During the ceremony, students were encouraged to continue working on more positive practices that produce ideal results for the school and the community at large.

Pace and Gauci also gave a speech in which they highlighted the most important goals achieved in the previous school year.

At the end of the ceremony, the members of EkoSkola present hoisted the Green Flag in the company of Mifsud.

The EkoSkola team will now continue to focus their attention on a series of initiatives to implement education for sustainable development.

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