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The focus was on fungi at Margaret River Independent School on Wednesday as part of this term’s Bush School. Students went on a fungi hunt with MRIS parent and fungi expert Angela Bussell who recently returned from a fungi fieldwork project in Tasmanian. Other workshops the class enjoyed were Qi gong (the cultivation of vital […]
MRIS’s new Heritage Garden project got underway on Wednesday following Yr 2/3’s visit to Margaret River’s historic homestead, Ellensbrook. Margaret River Bunnings representatives, Wendy Nailor and Terry O’Brien visited the school to install a propagation table as part of the Heritage Garden project. Yr2/3 Teacher Kate Appleton said plans were being made to take cuttings […]
After great success in the Drama section of the 2016 Bunbury Eisteddfod held last month, another group of MRIS students have performed exceptionally well in the Dance section. In the AcroDuo category, Mia Coleman and Salli Howden-Woodland (Yr 6) were placed second, while Jazz Morwitzer and Kiva Cresswell (Yr 6) received Highly Recommended certificates. MRIS […]
Fine weather allowed for lots of laughter and play around the PAC on Saturday. Around 70 people gathered to spend an afternoon building miniature playdough houses, folding paper fans, building cardboard cubbies and developing a colourful chalk writing trail around quotes about home from various children’s books. Children enjoyed book readings by former MRIS student […]
EXCITING news for MRIS’s Patron Author, Davina Bell, in being awarded ‘Best Children’s Book from a Small Publisher for 2016’ for her book “Underwater Fancy-dress Parade”. Davina received the Australian Book Industry Award in Sydney last week. She said it was “unexpectedly nice” to receive the recognition. Book of the Year went to Magda Szubanski’s […]