Happy Harmony Day at MRIS

The colourful diversity of costumes was a highlight of Harmony Day held at MRIS on Tuesday. Students were invited to come dressed in a “Culture of your Choice” and pay a gold coin donation for the privilege of celebrating “the beauty and diversity of our world”. Over $90 was raised and will go to MRIS […]

Continue Reading 0
choc 6

For the love of chocolate!

Following the production process from cocoa bean to chocolate bar has been a very popular topic of study taken on by Year 2. Students learnt all about making chocolate and had the opportunity to taste a few goodies too when they visited Gabriel’s and the Margaret River Chocolate Factory on Tuesday. Teacher Kate Appleton said […]

Continue Reading 0
Whistling up birds with a Peppermint Tree leaf

Project Peppermint Tree at MRIS!

Peppermint trees came into focus when the Year 3 class had its first visit from Josh Whiteland this week as part of the Wardandi Mentoring Project. Teacher, Ashley Williamson said students learnt about traditional uses for the tree for bird calling, making medicine, digging sticks, ceremonies and even how to cook the ash into damper. […]

Continue Reading 0
Jude created an artistic likeness of himself

Discovering Family at MRIS!

The Year 1 MRIS students have been getting to know each other through their Humanities and Social Science project, ‘What makes Me Me?’ Teacher, Skye Robertson said the students are comparing the past and present, identifying their own position in a family structure, and sharing their family history to identify similarities and differences between families. […]

Continue Reading 0
Action: Lowana O’Grady and Willow Hardy  (Yr 5)  with a state-of-the-art infra-red camera which will track fauna in MRIS bushland.

MRIS secures over $50,000 worth of grants!

Over $50,000 worth of grants were awarded to MRIS in 2016. Principal, Wendy Roediger said committed parents and teachers had submitted ten grant applications and been successful in securing eight. Additionally the Year 3 Class recently received $1500 towards its Wardandi Mentor Project from AISWA. The parent/teacher-sourced grants are: $2000 STEM Grant for robotics in […]

Continue Reading 0

MRIS Kindy: Our newest students!

Meet our new MRIS Kindergarten class! The 17 strong cohort has settled into a familiar routine, gaining confidence in the Kindy surroundings and getting to know each other. Teacher, Helen Ewing said the focus of the first few weeks was ‘Being Friendly at Kindy.’ “The children have been creating a book about friendliness at Kindy […]

Continue Reading 0

© 2017 Margaret River Independent School