St Aidan’s Primary students welcome special guests in Catholic Schools Week
12 Mar 2015
Selina Calleia, Mr Atalla and Dr Elizabeth Ricketts
Mr Atalla met with students in Year 5
Kindergarten students shared their learning with Mr Atalla
Edmund Atalla, Labor candidate for Mt Druitt joined in the Catholic Schools Week celebrations at St Aidan’s Primary, Rooty Hill this week.
Mr Atalla joined students, teachers, parents and the school community at Mass on Wednesday 11 March celebrating the theme for Catholic Schools Week – educating for today and tomorrow.
Following Mass, parents were welcomed into classrooms to see students at work and share in their learning. Mr Atalla enjoyed a tour of a number of classrooms with Principal Dr Elizabeth Ricketts to meet students and parents and shared his local knowledge of the Mount Druitt area and the first settlers who lived there.
‘It’s great to see the way the students work together in the classroom and the excellent results achieved by Dr Ricketts and her dedicated staff,’ said Mr Atalla.
Parent Representative Council President, Selina Calleia met with Mr Atalla and encouraged him to support investment in Catholic education.
Following the tour, Mr Atalla met with representatives from the parent community over morning tea.
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